Infrared Sensor to Predict Atmospheric Visibility and Rainfall Rate

Krzysztof Holejko, Tomasz Czarnecki, Krzysztof Perlicki


The presented paper describes an instrument called Aurometer which was designed for both atmospheric visibility and rainfall rate measurement. The principle of operation of Aurometer is based on determining the amount of light scattered by particles in the air that passes through the sample volume. The achieved results show that simultaneous estimation of the atmospheric visibility and rainfall rate is possible.

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