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New quasi-analytical method for evaluating the coefficients of a linearized RTE model
Author(s): Umberto Amato; Daniela De Canditiis; Carmine Serio
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Paper Abstract

Retrieval of atmospheric profiles of temperature and chemical components is generally accomplished by inverting the radiance function. Since the problem is non linear with respect to all variables, then a suitable linearization is resorted in order to solve the inverse problem. In this paper we introduce a new quasi-analytical method for estimating the coefficients of the linear problem that relies on a radiative transfer equation code for computing optical depths.

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Date Published: 1 January 1997
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3220, Satellite Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere II, (1 January 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.301146
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Umberto Amato, Istituto per Applicazioni della Matematica (Italy)
Daniela De Canditiis, Univ. degli Studi di Napoli Federico II (Italy)
Carmine Serio, Univ. degli Studi della Basilicata (Italy) and INFM (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3220:
Satellite Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere II
Joanna D. Haigh, Editor(s)

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