Simulation studies of wide and medium field of view earth radiation data analysis
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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Scientific and Technical Information Service, for sale by the National Technical Information Office in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Terrestrial radiation -- Simulation methods,
  • Radiometers -- Measurement

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StatementRichard N. Green
SeriesNASA technical paper ; 1182
ContributionsUnited States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Office
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p. :
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14931997M

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