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Retrieval of cloud spherical albedo from top-of-atmosphere reflectance measurements performed at a single observation angle

Kokhanovsky, Alexander and Mayer, Bernhard and von Hoyningen-Huene, Wolfgang and Schmidt, Sebastian and Pilewskie, Peter (2007) Retrieval of cloud spherical albedo from top-of-atmosphere reflectance measurements performed at a single observation angle. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 7, pp. 3633-3637. Copernicus Publications.

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Official URL: http://www.atmos-chem-phys.net/7/3633/2007/acp-7-3633-2007.pdf

Abstract

The paper is aimed to the derivation of the simple analytical relationship between the cloud spherical albedo and the cloud reflection function in the visible. The relationship obtained can be used for the retrieval of the spherical albedo from backscattered solar light measurements performed by radiometers on geostationary and polar orbiting satellites. The example of the application of the technique to MODIS data is shown.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/49745/
Document Type:Article
Title:Retrieval of cloud spherical albedo from top-of-atmosphere reflectance measurements performed at a single observation angle
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Kokhanovsky, AlexanderUniv. of Bremen, BremenUNSPECIFIED
Mayer, BernhardUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
von Hoyningen-Huene, WolfgangUniv. of Bremen, BremenUNSPECIFIED
Schmidt, SebastianUniv. of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USAUNSPECIFIED
Pilewskie, PeterUniv. of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USAUNSPECIFIED
Date:2007
Journal or Publication Title:Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:Yes
In SCOPUS:Yes
In ISI Web of Science:Yes
Volume:7
Page Range:pp. 3633-3637
Publisher:Copernicus Publications
Status:Published
Keywords:remote sensing, radiative transfer, clouds
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):W - Vorhaben Atmosphären- und Klimaforschung (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Atmospheric Physics > Atmospheric Remote Sensing
Deposited By: Mayer, Dr.rer.nat. Bernhard
Deposited On:13 Jul 2007
Last Modified:02 May 2019 14:03

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