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Special instrument for remote sounding of clouds and atmospheric aerosols: Cirrus Clouds Sounder (CCS) experimental model
Author(s): Zhaoxian Zhang; Mochang Wang; Peigang Wang
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Paper Abstract

Cirrus cloud sounder (CCS) is a photopolarimeter with six radiation channels and a polarization channel. By CCS, cirrus cloud and other kinds of cloud can be detected from space by means of reflectance, cloud peak pressure, polarization and optical depth. For clear sky, atmospheric aerosols can be also sounded remotely from space. Linear, elliptical and circular polarization can be measured by the polarization channel.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 October 1997
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 3122, Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing V, (23 October 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.292693
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Zhaoxian Zhang, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)
Mochang Wang, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)
Peigang Wang, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3122:
Infrared Spaceborne Remote Sensing V
Marija Strojnik; Bjorn F. Andresen, Editor(s)

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