Optical Phenomena in the Antarctic Atmosphere

  1. Paul C. Dalrymple,
  2. A. J. Riordan,
  3. A. Riordan,
  4. Allen J. Riordan,
  5. Gunter Weller,
  6. H. H. Lettau,
  7. H. Lettau,
  8. L. A. Stroschein,
  9. L. S. Kundla,
  10. Leander A. Stroschein,
  11. M. Kuhn,
  12. Peter Schwerdtfeger,
  13. Robert C. Lile and
  14. Uwe Radok
  1. Michael Kuhn

Published Online: 16 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118664872.ch9

Meteorological Studies at Plateau Station, Antarctica

Meteorological Studies at Plateau Station, Antarctica

How to Cite

Kuhn, M. (1977) Optical Phenomena in the Antarctic Atmosphere, in Meteorological Studies at Plateau Station, Antarctica (eds P. C. Dalrymple, A. J. Riordan, A. Riordan, A. J. Riordan, G. Weller, H. H. Lettau, H. Lettau, L. A. Stroschein, L. S. Kundla, L. A. Stroschein, M. Kuhn, P. Schwerdtfeger, R. C. Lile and U. Radok), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1002/9781118664872.ch9

Author Information

  1. Institut FüR Meteorologie Und Geophysik Der UniversitäT Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1977

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875901251

Online ISBN: 9781118664872

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Keywords:

  • Meteorology—Antarctic regions—Plateau Station—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Snow surveys—Antarctic regions—Plateau Station—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Heat—Transmission—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Snow—Antarctic regions—Plateau Station—Thermal properties—Addresses, essays, lectures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Astronomical Refraction

  • Terrestrial Refraction

  • Dispersion Effects

  • Solarhalos

  • Surface Halos and Surface Reflections

  • Iridescent Clouds, Aureoles, and Coronas

  • Twilight Phenomena