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Studies on remote sensing of cirrus cloud properties using near- and far-infrared water vapor bands
Author(s): Lisheng Xu
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Paper Abstract

In the modeling study, the characteristics, of the wavelengths ranging from the visible, near IR, and entire thermal IR spectra up to 40 μm have been investigated systematically. We find that the wavelengths of 1.38 μm and 25.0 μm located, respectively, in the near- and far-IR water vapor bands are superior to the other IR channels and have potential possibility of remote sensing of microphysical and optical properties of cirrus clouds.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 August 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3501, Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds, (18 August 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.317721
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Lisheng Xu, Chengdu Meteorological College (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3501:
Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Clouds
Jinxue Wang; Beiying Wu; Toshihiro Ogawa; Zheng-hua Guan, Editor(s)

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