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Tropospheric carbon monoxide measurements from geostationary orbit
Author(s): Doreen Osowski Neil; Larry L. Gordley; Benjamin Thomas Marshall; Glen William Sachse
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Paper Abstract

Remote sensing of atmospheric trace gases form geostationary orbit has unique scientific value and unique measurement interpretation advantages. This paper describes a proposed measurement method and analysis strategy for inferring CO concentration in the troposphere. Gas filter correlation radiometry is found to be very well suited for remote sensing using full globe images from geostationary orbit. Strengths of the gas correlation technique include measurement efficiency, effective high spectral resolution, excellent spectral calibration, manageable data rate, and measurements over the full spectral bandpass simultaneously.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 January 2001
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4168, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere V, (31 January 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.413873
Show Author Affiliations
Doreen Osowski Neil, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Larry L. Gordley, GATS, Inc. (United States)
Benjamin Thomas Marshall, GATS, Inc. (United States)
Glen William Sachse, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4168:
Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere V
Jaqueline E. Russell; Klaus Schaefer; Olga Lado-Bordowsky, Editor(s)

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