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New tools for modeling radiation propagation in cloud-aerosol atmosphere in UV, visible, and near IR
Author(s): Eleonora P. Zege; Iosif L. Katsev; Alexander S. Prikhach
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Paper Abstract

A simple and convenient tool to investigate the radiative characteristics of the atmosphere- underlying surface system is described here. It is the ATMOTOOLS package implemented for IBM PC and synthesizing up-to-date optical atmosphere models, new procedures for refining these models, and special radiation calculation procedures. Considerable attention is paid to aerosols models and arrangement of data banks on optical aerosol properties. Calculation procedures for radiative transfer are developed with regard to atmosphere stratification, light polarization, multiple scattering, and so on. Some examples of investigating different problems connected with remote sensing of ocean, ozone, and clouds using ATMOTOOLS are given.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 September 1993
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1968, Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing II, (15 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.154812
Show Author Affiliations
Eleonora P. Zege, Institute of Physics/Belarus (Belarus)
Iosif L. Katsev, Institute of Physics/Belarus (Belarus)
Alexander S. Prikhach, Institute of Physics/Belarus (Belarus)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1968:
Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing II
Anton Kohnle; Walter B. Miller, Editor(s)

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