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Lidar and satellite measurements for the cloud database SALIC
Author(s): Greggory Swiathy; Olga Lado-Bordowsky; Yvonick Hurtaud
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Paper Abstract

The DGA (Delegation Generale de l'Armement) is interested in the determination of sky-ground characteristics. In particuliar, optical clouds properties as well as land-surface and sea-surface temperatures must be determined with accuracy. To obtain a statistical description of the cloud properties, we have created a cloud database called SALIC (SAtellite-LIdar-Clouds). Two algorithms, one for sea-surface temperature and one for land-surface temperature were recently included in the database. Three different kinds of measurements are used to built up the database: radiosoundings, ground-based lidar measurements, and satellite data obtained from the radiometer AVHRR3 boarded on the NOAA-16 polar orbiting satellite. This paper presents the results for a period covering two years.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 October 2005
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5988, Electro-Optical Remote Sensing, 59880O (21 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.631279
Show Author Affiliations
Greggory Swiathy, ENSSAT - Université Rennes I (France)
Olga Lado-Bordowsky, ENSSAT - Université Rennes I (France)
Yvonick Hurtaud, CELAR/CGN/OPT (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5988:
Electro-Optical Remote Sensing
Gary W. Kamerman; David V. Willetts, Editor(s)

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