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Validation of CERES instruments aboard the Terra and Aqua satellites
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Paper Abstract

A comparison of unfiltered radiances measured by CERES instruments (FM1 and FM4) operating on two different platforms, Terra and Aqua satellites, is presented. Data for the comparison were collected at orbital crossings in July and August 2002. Using a special scanning mode, viewing geometries of the instruments were matched to provide a large data set for comparing all three channels. In addition, the data collected over Greenland were used for a more stringent test of the consistency of the shortwave radiances. Statistics include different scene types and α tests on compiled averages.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 February 2004
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5235, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere VIII, (16 February 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.513337
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Zbigniew Peter Szewczyk, Science Applications International Corp. (United States)
George Louis Smith, National Institute of Aerospace (United States)
Kory J. Priestley, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5235:
Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere VIII
Klaus P. Schaefer; Adolfo Comeron; Michel R. Carleer; Richard H. Picard, Editor(s)

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