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DIAL - Differential Absorption LIDAR

LIDAR - Light Detection and Ranging

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Differential Absorption LIDAR (DIAL) is a remote sensing technique to measure gaseous mass emissions in the atmosphere. It has been largely used to measure airborne emissions from gas, oil and petrochemical plants, but can be applied to many other emission sources.


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This site gives an outline and some background as to how DIAL has developed from the late 1970s to date.


Sections

History and the DIAL Technique
Spectrasyne and BP DIAL Team
DIAL System Technical Details
DIAL Technology Main Features
References and Further Reading



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