Infrared Radiation from the Atmosphere over the Arctic Ocean

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Science  30 Aug 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3583, pp. 802-804
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3583.802


The emission spectrum of the atmosphere over the Arctic Ocean was observed during a period when atmosphere and snow surface temperatures were about -40°C. The main contributions to the emission in the 5-to 21-micron range came from ozone and carbon dioxide, with water vapor playing a minor part.