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Combined UV irradiance from TOMS-OMI satellite and UVMRP ground measurements across the continental U.S.
Author(s): Zhibin Sun; John Davis; Wei Gao
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Paper Abstract

Surface ultraviolet (UV) observations can be obtained from satellite or ground observations. This study uses data fusion to combine the advantages from both sources of observations, aiming at achieving a better estimate of surface UV. In this study, ensemble methods were used to estimate the covariances, which are the most important components in data fusion. The combined UV observations not only have the same coverage as satellite data, but also improve their regional accuracy around the ground observatories.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 September 2015
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 9610, Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability XII, 961004 (4 September 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2188760
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Zhibin Sun, Colorado State Univ. (United States)
John Davis, Colorado State Univ. (United States)
Wei Gao, Colorado State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9610:
Remote Sensing and Modeling of Ecosystems for Sustainability XII
Wei Gao; Ni-Bin Chang; Jinnian Wang, Editor(s)

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