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Hansen 1969

Hansen, J.E., 1969: Radiative transfer by doubling very thin layers. Astrophys. J., 155, 565-573, doi:10.1086/149892.

A doubling principle first used by van de Hulst has been developed to provide rapid and accurate results for the problem of diffuse reflection from a plane-parallel atmosphere. The method described here eliminates the need for numerically solving an equation of radiative transfer by beginning with a layer of such small optical thickness (τ ∼ 2-25) that the initial scattering and transmission functions are given by the phase function. An application is made to spectral scattering by clouds in the visual and near-infrared, where the phase function is strongly peaked in the forward direction.

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  author={Hansen, J. E.},
  title={Radiative transfer by doubling very thin layers},
  journal={Astrophysical Journal},

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ID  - ha09400v
AU  - Hansen, J. E.
PY  - 1969
TI  - Radiative transfer by doubling very thin layers
JA  - Astrophys. J.
JO  - Astrophysical Journal
VL  - 155
SP  - 565
EP  - 573
DO  - 10.1086/149892
ER  -

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