Nieke, J. and Pflug, B. and Zimmermann, G. (1999) An Aureole-Corrected Langley-Plot Method Developed for the Calibration of HiRES Grating Spectrometers. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics, 61, pp. 739-744.
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Ground-based sensors for the vacarious calibration of spaceborne Earth remote-sensing spectrometers must be Sun-calibrated for measurements of direct solar irradiance spectra. The best results for Sun calibration control gives the classical refined Langley-plot analysis at high altitude clean air sites. This analysis fails in general for near sea-level measurements due to unstable atmosphere and inhomogeneous layers during a calibration phase. Adding solar aureole measurements to the Langley analysis, the Sun calibration can be realized even at near sea-level locations and during ground-truth campaigns. The first measurements for such an aureole-corrected Langley-plot analysis have been realised with the HiRES (High Resolution Environment Spectrometer) grating spectrometers. Results of aureole-corrected Langley-plot measurements carried out in Berlin (60 m above sea level, a.s.l.), Germany, are compared with a reference classical Langley calibration using data measured at the Jungfraujoch observatory (3580 m a.s.l.) in the Swiss Alps.
|Title:||An Aureole-Corrected Langley-Plot Method Developed for the Calibration of HiRES Grating Spectrometers|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics|
|In ISI Web of Science:||Yes|
|Page Range:||pp. 739-744|
|HGF - Research field:||Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)|
|HGF - Program:||Space (old)|
|HGF - Program Themes:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research area:||Space|
|DLR - Program:||W EO - Erdbeobachtung|
|DLR - Research theme (Project):||UNSPECIFIED|
|Institutes and Institutions:||Institut für Weltraumsensorik und Planetenerkundung|
|Deposited By:||elib DLR-Beauftragter|
|Deposited On:||16 Sep 2005|
|Last Modified:||14 Jan 2010 18:28|
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