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1 Pressure Broadening The shape of spectral lines due to the pressure broadening is given by the Lorentz profile. 34) where ki' denotes the absorption coefficient, Vo is the frequency of an ideal, monochromatic line, o: is the half width of the line at the half maximum and is a function of pressure and to a lesser degree of the temperature, f(v - vo) represents the shape factor of a spectral line, and the line strength or line intensity S is defined by f oo -00 kjidv = S. 35) In this case, we say the absorption coefficient is normalized.

5°N, called the Tropic of Cancer. The elevation of the sun above the horizon and the length of the day reach their maximum values in the northern hemisphere at the summer solstice, and everywhere north of the Arctic Circle (latitude 66'soN) the sun remains above the horizon all day. In the southern hemisphere, the sun's elevation is at a minimum, the days are shortest, and everywhere south of the Antarctic Circle (latitude 66,SOS) the sun does not rise above the horizon on the June solstice. This is the beginning of the northern hemisphere summer, and the southern hemisphere summer begins at the winter solstice on about December 22.

J o 10-5 :;. g 1500 2000 2500 WAVELENGTH CA) Fig. 7 Observed irradiance outside the earth's atmosphere in the ultraviolet region (after Thekaekara, 1974). Blackbody curves are shown for comparison. S, :;. '" > a ~ "g. 4 41 Determinations of the Solar Constant and ground states of hydrogen atoms. lm contains a relatively small amount of energy. However, because the ozone, and the molecular and atomic oxygen and nitrogen in the upper atmosphere absorb all this energy, it represents the prime source for the energetics of the atmosphere above 10 km.

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