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Polarization of light reflected from water clouds: approximate analytical solutions
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Paper Abstract

Approximate analytical solutions for the degree of polarization of light reflected from water clouds are presented. They are valid in the case of optically thick clouds at visible and infrared channels. Equations obtained are used to develop a new semi-analytical cloud retrieval algorithm.

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Date Published: 31 January 2002
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 4539, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere VI, (31 January 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.454447
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Alexander A. Kokhanovsky, Univ. Bremen and Institute of Physics (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4539:
Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere VI
Klaus Schaefer; Olga Lado-Bordowsky; Adolfo Comeron; Michel R. Carleer; Janet S. Fender, Editor(s)

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