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An effective water vapor self-broadening scheme for look-up-table-based radiative transfer
Author(s): Guido Masiello; Carmine Serio
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Paper Abstract

In this work we describe a methodology for the inclusion of first-order water vapor self-broadening effects in look-up-table based radiative transfer calculations. The methodology does not increase the complexity and size of look-up-tables which continue to exist in a 1-D setting, although the inclusion of a new variable (i.e., the water vapor concentration) would raise the dimensionality to 2-D. The scheme is discussed for modern infrared sensors whose spectral resolution falls in the range 0.1 - 2 cm-1.

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Date Published: 18 April 2003
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4882, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere VII, (18 April 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.462580
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Guido Masiello, Istituto di Metodologie per Analisi-CNR (Italy)
Carmine Serio, INFM (Italy)
Univ. degli Studi di Napoli (Italy)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4882:
Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere VII
Klaus P. Schaefer; Olga Lado-Bordowsky; Adolfo Comeron; Richard H. Picard, Editor(s)

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