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As we input the nineties, there's world wide expertise that the way forward for all mankind is inexorably associated by way of the realm we percentage, and its reaction to man's actions. Lasers and the optical sciences have introduced strong instruments to degree and comprehend our surroundings. LIDAR (laser radar) and laser fluorescence let us degree atmospheric and oceanic pollution, in addition to business emissions, from many kilometers distance. And quite a few delicate laser-based spectroscopic thoughts let the actual research of heavy metals and different hint parts within the setting. In September 1989, a world staff of scientists me.t in Erice, Sicily, for the 14th process the foreign college of Quant~ Electronics. This path used to be dedicated to "Optoelectronics for Envi~onmental Science", and used to be ably directed by way of Prof. V. S. Letokhov of the USSR Institute of Spectroscopy and Prof. A. M. Scheggi of the C.N.R. Electro­ magnetic Waves Institute, Florence, Italy. This e-book provides the lawsuits of that convention, which coated not just easy educational papers but in addition studies at the most recent learn effects. the 1st half this quantity describes the options used for direct "In-Situ Measurements" of our surroundings. In "Techniques and Programs", 4 chapters and one prolonged summary provide educational discussions of an important distant sensing strategies: LIDAR, laser fluorescence, and optical fiber sensors, plus an outline of the Italian software during this area.

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G. W. Brown. J. Phys. E 21. 1186-1190 (1988) FIBRE OPTIC CHEMICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL SENSORS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING A. L. Harmer Harmer Associates Geneva, Switzerland I. INTRODUCTION This lecture covers the principles of optical fibre sensors for chemical and biochemical measurements applied to environmental sciences. Optical techniques and optical spectrometry are widely used in environmental monitoring with classical optical systems, and their adapt ion to optical fibre technology further enhances their capabilities.

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