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Robert Manning published an article in July 2016.
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Anjan Bose

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Washington State University, Pullman, USA

Robert M. Manning

18 shared publications

NASA Glenn Research Ctr. (United States)

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CONFERENCE-ARTICLE 7 Reads 0 Citations Average Path Profile of Atmospheric Temperature and Humidity Structure Parameters from a Microwave Profiling Radiometer Robert Manning Published: 15 July 2016
The 1st International Electronic Conference on Atmospheric Sciences, doi: 10.3390/ecas2016-A001
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The values of the key atmospheric turbulence parameters (structure constants) for temperature and water vapor, i.e., CT2, and CQ2, are highly dependent upon the vertical height within the atmosphere thus making it necessary to specify profiles of these values along the atmospheric propagation path. The remote sensing method suggested and described in this work makes use of a rapidly integrating microwave profiling radiometer to capture profiles of temperature and humidity through the atmosphere. The integration times of currently available profiling radiometers are such that they are approaching the temporal intervals over which one can possibly make meaningful assessments of these key atmospheric parameters. These integration times, coupled with the boundary effects of the Earth’s surface are, however, unconventional for turbulence characterization; the classical Kolmogorov turbulence theory and related 2/3 law for structure functions prevalent in the inertial sub-range are no longer appropriate. An alternative to this classical approach is derived from first principles to account for the nuances of turbulent mechanics met with using radiometer sensing, i.e., the large-scale turbulence driven by the various possible boundary conditions within the buoyancy sub-range. Analytical expressions connecting the measured structure functions to the corresponding structure parameters are obtained. The theory is then applied to an experimental scenario involving radiometric profile measurements of temperature and shows very good results.

PROCEEDINGS-ARTICLE 0 Reads 0 Citations A microwave radiometric method to obtain the average path profile of atmospheric temperature and humidity structure para... Robert M. Manning, Brian Vyhnalek Published: 16 March 2015
Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing, doi: 10.1117/12.2080258
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Article 0 Reads 0 Citations Derivation of Microwave Refractive Index Structure Constant $(C_{n}^{2})$ of the Atmosphere From K-Band Interferometric ... James A. Nessel, Robert M. Manning Published: 01 November 2014
IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, doi: 10.1109/tap.2014.2347997
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PROCEEDINGS-ARTICLE 2 Reads 0 Citations Verifying really complex systems Andreas Kuehlmann, Anjan Bose, David E. Corman, Rob A. Ruten... Published: 01 January 2008
Proceedings of the 45th annual conference on Design automation - DAC '08, doi: 10.1145/1391469.1391608
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Article 0 Reads 56 Citations Mars Exploration Entry, Descent, and Landing Challenges Robert D. Braun, Robert M. Manning Published: 01 March 2007
Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, doi: 10.2514/1.25116
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Article 2 Reads 2 Citations Beam wave propagation within the second Rytov perturbation approximation Robert M. Manning Published: 01 April 1996
Radiophysics and Quantum Electronics, doi: 10.1007/bf02124666
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