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Fast method for computing the scattered radiation in the O2A-band using the predictor–corrector approach

Efremenko, Dmitry and Molina García, Víctor and Trautmann, Thomas and Pflug, Bringfried (2018) Fast method for computing the scattered radiation in the O2A-band using the predictor–corrector approach. The 17th Electromagnetic and Light Scattering Conference, 4.-9. March 2018, The Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA.

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Abstract

Reflected spectra of solar radiation in the O2A-band (750–780 nm) are used to retrieve cloud and aerosol parameters such as cloud/aerosol optical thickness and top height [1]. Calculations of hy-per-spectral data with full-multiple scattering treatment are computationally expensive. Usually, accurate simulations of the measurements in this spectral region require up to several thousands of monochromatic computations. Recently, the dimensionality reduction techniques have been proposed for speeding up radiation transfer computations [2,3]. Essentially, by capturing the most significant information from the spectrum they allow to use the fast two-stream model in-stead of the multi-stream model without significant loss in accuracy, yet enhancing the perfor-mance by several orders of magnitude. The drawback of this approach is that the dimensionality reduction procedure introduces an additional performance bottleneck in the satellite data pro-cessing chain [4]. To further accelerate the computations, new approaches are required. In this talk we summarize recent developments in hyper-spectral computations and present a new approach relying on the predictor-corrector procedure. Essentially, a predictor is computed by using fast approximate radiative transfer models, and then, by means of machine learning, a mapping between the approximate solution and the exact multiple scattering solution is derived. This method is also extended for weighting function computations required by cloud/aerosol re-trieval algorithms. The performance of this approach is analyzed for real hyper-spectral instru-ments and compared against dimensionality reduction techniques.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/119331/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Fast method for computing the scattered radiation in the O2A-band using the predictor–corrector approach
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Efremenko, Dmitrydmitry.efremenko (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Molina García, Víctorvictor.molinagarcia (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Trautmann, Thomasthomas.trautmann (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Pflug, Bringfriedbringfried.pflug (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Date:March 2018
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:O2A band; cloud retrieval; machine learning; radiative trasnfer solver
Event Title:The 17th Electromagnetic and Light Scattering Conference
Event Location:The Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:4.-9. March 2018
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport
HGF - Program:Space
HGF - Program Themes:Earth Observation
DLR - Research area:Raumfahrt
DLR - Program:R EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):Vorhaben Optical Remote Sensing
Location: Berlin-Adlershof , Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Remote Sensing Technology Institute > Atmospheric Processors
Remote Sensing Technology Institute > Photogrammetry and Image Analysis
Deposited By: Efremenko, Dr Dmitry
Deposited On:15 Mar 2018 10:22
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 20:16

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