integration of the Planck blackbody radiation function

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  • 1 Biospheric Consultants International, Inc. , Meredith, N.H. 03253
  • 2 Lyndon State College, Lyndonville, Vt. 05851
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Integration of the Planck function over almost any band of wavelengths normally of interest to meteorology is shown now to be practical using modern scientific pocket calculators. A graph of the integral and an example are included.

1Editor's Note: We are sorry to report that word of Dr. Widger's death on 4 May 1976 was received while this article was in review for publication.

2 Provided the HP-65, which made this study possible.

Integration of the Planck function over almost any band of wavelengths normally of interest to meteorology is shown now to be practical using modern scientific pocket calculators. A graph of the integral and an example are included.

1Editor's Note: We are sorry to report that word of Dr. Widger's death on 4 May 1976 was received while this article was in review for publication.

2 Provided the HP-65, which made this study possible.

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