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Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa


Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa, 2019, Vol. 16, No. 1, pp. 17-24

New HITRAN-2016 spectroscopic database for line-by-line models used in remote sensing of the Earth by infrared spectrometry

B.A. Fomin 1 , G.E. Kolokutin 1 
1 Central Aerological Observatory, Dolgoprudny, Russia
Accepted: 30.01.2019
DOI: 10.21046/2070-7401-2019-16-1-17-24
New HITRAN-2016 spectroscopic database is the result of updating HITRAN-2012 database. It contains improved parameters for calculating Voigt contours of the spectral lines in line-by-line radiative transfer models. In addition, for H20, N2O, CO, O2, HF, HCl, and H2 molecules, data are presented for calculating line contours according to Hartmann – Tran theory. The article discusses the changes in the line-by-line calculations of infrared radiation spectra that occur when HITRAN-2012 is replaced by HITRAN-2016 and Voigt contour by Hartmann-Tran contour. The results of the work can be used to make decisions on the expediency of such a replacement in line-by-line models of remote sensing of the atmospheres of the Earth and planets by infrared spectrometry.
The work is supported by RFBR grants №. 18-01-00609A and №. 17-01-00220A.
Keywords: outgoing radiation, infrared spectra, line-by-line calculations, spectroscopic databases, line contours
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