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The 1997 spectroscopic geisa databank

Jacquinet-Husson, N. and Ariza, E. and Ballard, J. and Barbe, A. and Bjoraker, G. and Bonnet, B. and Brown, L.R. and Duxbury, G. (1999) The 1997 spectroscopic geisa databank. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 62 (2). pp. 205-254.

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Abstract

The current version GEISA-97 of the computer-accessible database system GEISA (Gestion et Etude des Informations Spectroscopiques Atmosphériques: Management and Study of Atmospheric Spectroscopic Information) is described. This catalogue contains 1,346,266 entries. These are spectroscopic parameters required to describe adequately the individual spectral lines belonging to 42 molecules (96 isotopic species) and located between 0 and 22,656 cm-1. The featured molecules are of interest in studies of the terrestrial as well as the other planetary atmospheres, especially those of the Giant Planets. GEISA-97 contains also a catalog of absorption cross-sections of molecules such as chlorofluorocarbons which exhibit unresolvable spectra. The modifications and improvements made to the earlier edition (GEISA-92) and the data management software are described. GEISA-97 and the associated management software are accessible from the ARA/LMD (Laboratoire de Météorologie Dynamique du CNRS, France) web site: http://ara01.polytechnique.fr/registration.