The MPI-Mainz UV/VIS Spectral Atlas

of Gaseous Molecules of Atmospheric Interest

Hannelore Keller-Rudek1, Geert K. Moortgat2, Rolf Sander2, Rüdiger Sörensen1

1Satellite Group

2Atmospheric Chemistry Division

Max-Planck Institute for Chemistry
Mainz, Germany


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When referring to the Spectral Atlas, please cite our publication:

Keller-Rudek, H., Moortgat, G. K., Sander, R., and Sörensen, R.: The MPI-Mainz UV/VIS spectral atlas of gaseous molecules of atmospheric interest, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 5, 365–373, (2013), DOI: 10.5194/essd-5-365-2013

Cross Sections / Hydrogen+water / H2O / Watanabe(1953)_298K_150-186nm

DATAFILE: H2O_Watanabe(1953)_298K_150-186nm.txt
NAME: water
AUTHOR(YEAR): Watanabe(1953)
T: 298K
λ: 150-186nm
BIBLIOGRAPHY: K. Watanabe, M. Zelikoff, and E.C.I. Inn, "Absorption coefficients of several atmospheric gases", Air Force Cambridge Research Center Technical Report 53-23, 1953
COMMENTS: Absorption coefficients k (atm, 273K)-1 cm-1 (base e) plotted in Fig. 4 of

B.A. Thompson, P. Harteck, and R.R. Reeves, Jr., Ultraviolet absorption coefficients of CO2, CO, H2O, N2O, NH3, NO, SO2, and CH4 between 1850 and 4000 Å, J. Geophys. Res. 68, 6431-6436 (1963); DOI: 10.1029/JZ068i024p06431,

have been digitized and converted to absorption cross sections (conversion factor 3.72×10-20)

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