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Html) Fine Mode Fraction Global Aerosol Climatology Product Geoscience Laser Altimeter System Global Monitoring for Environment and Security GMS IGAC ILAS ISCCP JAXA JPL KNMI L1, L2 LEO LER LIDAR LITE LUT MERIS MISR MODIS MSI NASA NIR NN NOAA NPP NRL PATMOS POAM POLDER PROBA ROD SAM SCIAMACHY Geostationary Meteorology Satellite International Global Atmospheric Chemistry Observation Improved Limb Atmospheric Spectrometer International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency Jet Propulsion Laboratory Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute Level 1, Level 2 Low Earth Orbit Lambert Equivalent Reflectivity Light Detection and Ranging Lidar In-space Technology Experiment Look Up Table Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer Instrument Multiangle Imaging SpectroRadiometer Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer Multi-Spectral Imager National Aeronautics and Space Administration Near InfraRed Neural Network the National Ocean and Atmosphere Administration National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project Naval Research Laboratory Pathfinder Atmosphere Polar Ozone and Aerosol Measurement POLarization and Directionality of the Earth’s Reflectances Project for On-Board Autonomy Rayleigh optical depth Stratospheric Aerosol Measurement SCanning Imaging Absorption 5 spectroMeter for Atmospheric CHartographY Atmospheric Aerosol Monitoring from Satellite Observations SeaWiFS SLSTR SPOT SSA SSD SST SWIR SYNAER SYNTAM TARFOX TIR TMA TOA TOMS TRAQ UV VI VIIRS VIRS VNIR Sea-viewing Wide Field-of-view Sensor Sea and Land Surface Temperature Radiometer Satellite Pour l’Observation de la Terre Single Scattering Albedo Space Shuttle Discovery Sea Surface Temperature Short Wave Infra Red Synergetic Aerosol Retrieval Synergy a combination of MODIS/Terra and MODIS/Aqua the Tropospheric Aerosol Radiation Forcing Experiment Thermal InfraRed three-mirror anastigmat Top of Atmosphere Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer Tropospheric composition and Air Quality Ultra Violet Vegetation Index Visual/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite Visualisation and analysis tool Visible Near Infrared References Abdou WA, DJ Diner, JV Martonchik, CJ Bruegge, RA Kahn, BJ Gaitley, KA Crean, LA Remer, and B Holben (2005) Comparison of coincident MISR and MODIS aerosol optical depths over land and ocean scenes containing AERONET sites.
03 or 10% of AERONET AOTs. H. Lee et al. 9 Active Sensing (LITE, GLAS, CALIPSO) Passive instruments have great difficulty with vertically resolving information about aerosols. However, space-borne lidars can provide a global view of the vertical structure of aerosol extinction from the Earth’s surface through to the middle stratosphere, depending upon the presence of cloud and the aerosol density. Aerosol extinction from lidar measurements can be interpreted using the lidar equation. The single-scatter lidar equation is often written as: P(R) = J c A β(R)Topt T 2 (R) 2 R2 (6) where P(R) is the instantaneous optical power returned from a sample volume at range R, J is the laser pulse energy, c is the speed of light, A is the receiver area, β is the volume backscatter cross section (km−1 sr−1 ), and Topt is the transmission of the lidar optics.
Other geostationary satellites such as METEOSAT and GMS have been frequently used to derive aerosol properties (Dulac et al. 1992; Moulin et al. 1997; Wang et al. 2003; Costa et al. 2006). H. Lee et al. 63 m) (Rao et al. 1989; Stowe 1991; Stowe et al. 1997; Ignatov et al. 1995a). The AVHRR algorithms are generally developed based on the look-up table (LUT) calculated using radiative transfer codes such as Dave (1973) and by assuming certain types of aerosol models. 0i) aerosols with a size distribution following a modified Junge size distribution were assumed.