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-====== FLuorescence EXplorer ​simulation ​======+====== FLuorescence EXplorer ======
 The FLuorescence EXplorer (FLEX) mission is devoted to monitor the The FLuorescence EXplorer (FLEX) mission is devoted to monitor the
 photosynthetic activity of the terrestrial vegetation layer((M. Drusch photosynthetic activity of the terrestrial vegetation layer((M. Drusch
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 included in the simulation. ​ included in the simulation. ​
  
-===== Spectral resolution =====+====== Spectral resolution ​======
 The key instrument for the FLEX mission is the FLuORescence Imaging The key instrument for the FLEX mission is the FLuORescence Imaging
 Spectrometer (FLORIS). It is planned to measure at 0.3~nm spectral Spectrometer (FLORIS). It is planned to measure at 0.3~nm spectral
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 not have to be included if ''​raman''​ is specified. not have to be included if ''​raman''​ is specified.
  
-===== O2-A and B band absorption =====+====== O2-A and B band absorption ​======
 High resolution absorption cross sections of the appropriate gases are High resolution absorption cross sections of the appropriate gases are
 needed in the spectral region of interest. Here we use the needed in the spectral region of interest. Here we use the
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   mol_tau_file abs ./​UVSPEC_FLUORESCENCE_arts-640-810.nc   mol_tau_file abs ./​UVSPEC_FLUORESCENCE_arts-640-810.nc
  
-===== Atmosphere =====+====== Atmosphere ​======
 The atmosphere density file must contain the same information for both The atmosphere density file must contain the same information for both
 arts and uvspec. That is, the same molecular gas densities at the same arts and uvspec. That is, the same molecular gas densities at the same
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   atmosphere_file ./​afglms_95.dat   atmosphere_file ./​afglms_95.dat
  
-===== Surface input =====+====== Surface input ======
 For the surface the surface albedo and the flourescence must be For the surface the surface albedo and the flourescence must be
 specified. We use spectral data from the ESA-FLUSS project((see ​ also Miller, specified. We use spectral data from the ESA-FLUSS project((see ​ also Miller,
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   albedo_file ./​UVSPEC_FLUORESCENCE.TOC   albedo_file ./​UVSPEC_FLUORESCENCE.TOC
  
-===== Geometry =====+====== Geometry ​======
 The solar zenith angle must be specified. This should equal the solar The solar zenith angle must be specified. This should equal the solar
 zenith angle used to calculate the fluorescence and surface albedo zenith angle used to calculate the fluorescence and surface albedo
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   zout toa  # top of atmosphere   zout toa  # top of atmosphere
  
-===== Rotational Raman scattering =====+====== Rotational Raman scattering ​======
 Rotational Raman scattering may be included by adding the following Rotational Raman scattering may be included by adding the following
 line. Note that this will increase the computing time by about a line. Note that this will increase the computing time by about a
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   #raman # Uncomment to include rotational Raman scattering.   #raman # Uncomment to include rotational Raman scattering.
  
-===== Miscellanoues =====+====== Miscellanoues ​======
 In addition to the above input we need to specify where uvspec may In addition to the above input we need to specify where uvspec may
 find additional data files, what radiative transfer solver to use find additional data files, what radiative transfer solver to use
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   quiet     # Turn of messages.   quiet     # Turn of messages.
  
-===== Complete uvspec input file =====+====== Complete uvspec input file ======
 With all this in place the complete uvspec input file is (with some With all this in place the complete uvspec input file is (with some
 comments included) comments included)
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 </​code>​ </​code>​
  
-===== Clouds and aerosols =====+====== Clouds and aerosols ​======
 No aerosol nor liquid water and ice clouds are included in this No aerosol nor liquid water and ice clouds are included in this
 examples. These may be included as described in the examples. These may be included as described in the
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 Guide]]. ​ Guide]]. ​
  
-===== Note on input directory and file names =====+====== Note on input directory and file names ======
 Note that the input file contains references to other files with input Note that the input file contains references to other files with input
 data. The file path to these files must be correctly set in order to data. The file path to these files must be correctly set in order to
 run this example. As the paths are set they reflect my setup. run this example. As the paths are set they reflect my setup.
  
-===== Results =====+====== Results ​======
 uvspec is run with the following command (assuming the input is stored uvspec is run with the following command (assuming the input is stored
 in the file ''​UVSPEC_FLUORESCENCE.INP''​) in the file ''​UVSPEC_FLUORESCENCE.INP''​)
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 {{:​user_area:​fluorescence_explorer_flex:​toa_fi_02b.png?​600|}} {{:​user_area:​fluorescence_explorer_flex:​toa_fi_02b.png?​600|}}
  
-===== Input files =====+====== Input files ======
 The various input and output files discussed above are available as a The various input and output files discussed above are available as a
 gzipped tar ball gzipped tar ball
 {{:​user_area:​fluorescence_explorer_flex:​flex_example.tgz|}}. {{:​user_area:​fluorescence_explorer_flex:​flex_example.tgz|}}.
  
 
 
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