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Computation and validation on atmospheric transmittance model of remote sensing
Author(s): Ni Hu; Shihao Tang
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Paper Abstract

Atmospheric transmittance is not only an important physical parameter which affects radiation of ground, but also the main study object in remote sensing, atmosphere physics and radiation transfer. During the range of the solar spectrum, gaseous absorption is mainly related to water vapor, carbon dioxide, ozone, nitrous oxide, carbon monoxide, methane, and oxygen (H2O, CO2, O3, N2O, CO, CH4 and O2). The article studies on atmospheric transmittance based on random exponential band models. Then make use of Modtran to analyze and validate the results using the same atmospheric parameters of random exponential band models. So it will lay a foundation for regressing and fitting the polynomials to calculate atmospheric transmittance, and application on Daily BRDF/ Albedo Algorithm in future.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 August 2007
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 6752, Geoinformatics 2007: Remotely Sensed Data and Information, 67520G (15 August 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.760426
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Ni Hu, Beijing Normal Univ. (China)
Shihao Tang, Beijing Normal Univ. (China)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6752:
Geoinformatics 2007: Remotely Sensed Data and Information
Weimin Ju; Shuhe Zhao, Editor(s)

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