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Atmospheric radiative flux divergence from Clouds and Earth Radiant Energy System
Author(s): G. Louis Smith; Thomas P. Charlock; Dominique A.H. Crommelynck; David Rutan; Shashi K. Gupta; Fred G. Rose
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Paper Abstract

A major objective of the Clouds and Earth Radiant Energy System (CERES) is the computation of vertical profiles through the atmosphere of the divergence of radiation flux with global coverage. This paper discusses the need for radiation divergence and presents some options for its inference from CERES measurements and other data from the Earth Observating System (EOS). 1 .

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Date Published: 1 September 1990
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 1299, Long-Term Monitoring of the Earth's Radiation Budget, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.21378
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G. Louis Smith, NASA/Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Thomas P. Charlock, NASA/Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Dominique A.H. Crommelynck, Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium (Belgium)
David Rutan, Lockheed Engineering and Sciences Co. (United States)
Shashi K. Gupta, Lockheed Engineering and Sciences Co. (United States)
Fred G. Rose, Lockheed Engineering and Sciences Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1299:
Long-Term Monitoring of the Earth's Radiation Budget
Bruce R. Barkstrom, Editor(s)

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