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Channel radiance calculations for MOPITT forward modeling and operational retrievals
Author(s): Gene L. Francis; David P. Edwards; John C. Gille
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Paper Abstract

The MOPITT (Measurement of Pollution in the Troposphere) instrument, to be launched on the Earth Observing System Terra platform, employs gas-correlation spectroscopy to measure profiles of tropospheric carbon monoxide and the total column of methane. The modeling of the instrument, and the associated radiative transfer, comprise the forward model employed in the retrieval calculations. The MOPITT forward model has been implemented through a hierarchy of radiation codes whose salient features are reviewed here.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 October 1999
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3756, Optical Spectroscopic Techniques and Instrumentation for Atmospheric and Space Research III, (20 October 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.366399
Show Author Affiliations
Gene L. Francis, National Ctr. for Atmospheric Research (United States)
David P. Edwards, National Ctr. for Atmospheric Research (United States)
John C. Gille, National Ctr. for Atmospheric Research (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3756:
Optical Spectroscopic Techniques and Instrumentation for Atmospheric and Space Research III
Allen M. Larar, Editor(s)

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