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Daylight background radiation modeling for the atmosphere with multilayer clouds by influence functions method
Author(s): Tamara A. Sushkevich; Ekaterina V. Vladimirova
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Paper Abstract

A one-dimensional planar model is considered of the atmosphere with multi-layer clouds illuminated by a mono-directional parallel flux of solar radiation. A new approach is proposed to radiation transfer modeling and daylight bakground formation for the atmosphere with such clouds that is represented as a heterogeneous multi-layer system each layer of which is described by different optical characteristics. The influence functions of each layer are determined by solutions of the radiation transfer boundary problem with an external mono-directional wide flux while the contribution of multiple scattering and absorption in the layer is taking into account.

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Date Published: 17 March 2005
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 5829, 13th International Workshop on Lidar Multiple Scattering Experiments, (17 March 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.617367
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Tamara A. Sushkevich, Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics (Russia)
Ekaterina V. Vladimirova, Keldysh Institute of Applied Mathematics (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5829:
13th International Workshop on Lidar Multiple Scattering Experiments
Anatoli G. Borovoi, Editor(s)

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