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Ground-based aerosol observations including polarization
Author(s): Jean Luc Deuze; Claude Devaux; Maurice Herman; Richard P. Santer
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Paper Abstract

Ground-based measurements of the transmitted and scattered sunlight were performed during several campaign measurements, in desertic, oceanic, and continental sites. The measurements were mainly conducted to assess the capability of passive measurements to provide information about the aerosols and the capability of Mie theory to provide the convenient framework for the data analysis. Special attention was given to polarization measurements, as a known very sensitive test of scattering features. The results of different campaigns are presented and analyzed. The polarization capacity to provide comprehensive information about the atmospheric aerosol is discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 December 1992
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1747, Polarization and Remote Sensing, (8 December 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138824
Show Author Affiliations
Jean Luc Deuze, Univ. de Lille (France)
Claude Devaux, Univ. de Lille (France)
Maurice Herman, Univ. de Lille (France)
Richard P. Santer, Univ. de Lille (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1747:
Polarization and Remote Sensing
Walter G. Egan, Editor(s)

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