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Mauna Kea Observatories to Space Atmospheric Transmissions

This topic details the atmospheric transmission computed by MODTRAN4 Version 3 Release 1 for a path geometry from 4.2 km to 100 km (directly looking up). The spectral input range was specified between 0.100-3.000 microns at 0.001 micron increments, but MODTRAN only generated data from 0.200-3.000 microns.

Input Card Deck

The MODTRAN input card deck file is given below

  • tape5: MODTRAN tape5 input file

Specific parameters defined by this card deck

Atmosphere Type
TROPICAL ATMOSPHERE
Visibility
23 km
Date
Day 222
Time
6.316 GMT
Location
20.71 Latitude , 156.27 Longitude

Output Files

These are the output files generated by MODTRAN

  • tape6: MODTRAN tape6 output file

  • tape7: MODTRAN tape7 output file

  • tape8: MODTRAN tape8 output file

Reprocessed Data

Post processed atmospheric transmission spectral data (extracted from tape7.scn) in the following formats

ENVI Output Plot

  • Atmospheric Transmission from Mauna Kea to 100 [km]:
    AtmosphericTransmissionMaunaKeaPlot.png

ENVI Spectral Library

ASCII Text Data from ENVI

MODTRAN References

No permission to view DIRS.BibtexBerk1989


No permission to view DIRS.BibtexBerk1999

-- RolandoRaqueno - 08 Apr 2009

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