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Numerical Analysis of the Analytical Relationships between Angstrom Coefficients of Aerosols and Their Optical Properties for Four Types of Aerosols

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In this paper, the authors numerically analyzed the analytical relationships between angstrom coefficients and optical properties of aerosols to the existing data extracted from OPAC at the spectral length of 0.25 μm to 2.5 μm at eight relative humidity for desert, urban, marine clean and continental clean aerosols. That is apart from their relationships with the wavelength that was determined, in this paper their relation with respect to aerosols’ type and RHs are determined. The properties extracted are scattering, absorption, and extinction coefficients and single scattering albedo. The results showed that the extinction and single scattering albedo are correct for all the aerosols but single scattering co-albedo is satisfied for only sahara and continental clean.

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I. Bello, S. Uba and S. Fatima, "Numerical Analysis of the Analytical Relationships between Angstrom Coefficients of Aerosols and Their Optical Properties for Four Types of Aerosols," Open Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 3 No. 8, 2013, pp. 490-513. doi: 10.4236/ojapps.2013.38059.

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