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Deriving aerosol properties from satellite: in situ and satellite comparisons
Author(s): John N. Porter; Anthony D. Clarke
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Paper Abstract

The ability to derive aerosol properties from satellites is important for climate change studies and atmospheric corrections in studying surface properties. Although aerosols have been measured over land from satellite, it is more feasible to measure them over low surface albedos such as the ocean. One of the uncertainties that must be dealt with is the aerosol phase function, which depends on the aerosol size distribution and the observing wavelength.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 June 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2222, Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing III, (29 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.177983
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John N. Porter, Univ. of Hawaii/Manoa (United States)
Anthony D. Clarke, Univ. of Hawaii/Manoa (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2222:
Atmospheric Propagation and Remote Sensing III
Walter A. Flood; Walter B. Miller, Editor(s)

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