Geophysical Research Letters
Infrared emission spectra of the longwavelengtwhi ngo f the 6.3 • waterb andb etween6 .7 and 7.6 yxa have been measured in the mesosphere using a cryogenic rocketborne spectrometerø The resulting zenith radiance profile has been compared with a high altitude radiance model resulting in a volumem ixingra tioo f 3ø5 -+ 2.2 ppmb etwee4n9 and 70 km
Rogers, James W. and Stair, A. T. Jr., "Rocketborne Measurement of Mesospheric H2O in the Auroral Zone" (1977). Space Dynamics Lab Publications. Paper 113.