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Multi-Sensor Retrieval of Aerosol Optical Properties for Near-Real-Time Applications Using the Metop Series of Satellites: Concept, Detailed Description, and First Validation

Michael Grzegorski, Gabriele Poli, Alessandra Cacciari, Soheila Jafariserajehlou, Andriy Holdak, Ruediger Lang, Margarita Vazquez-Navarro, Rosemary Munro, Bertrand Fougnie
2021 Remote Sensing  
The Polar Multi-Sensor Aerosol product (PMAp) is based on the synergistic use of three instruments from the Metop platform, GOME-2, AVHRR, and IASI.  ...  PMAp has been operationally distributed in near-real-time since 2014 over ocean, and 2016 over land.  ...  Institutional Review Board Statement: Not applicable. Informed Consent Statement: Not applicable.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs14010085 fatcat:6jtc7qztm5afdmcdgcw3ikeqhe

Satellite remote sensing of atmospheric particulate matter mass concentration: advances, challenges, and perspectives

Ying Zhang, Zhengqiang Li, Kaixu Bai, Yuanyuan Wei, Yisong Xie, Yuanxun Zhang, Yang Ou, Jason Cohen, Yuhuan Zhang, Zongren Peng, Xingying Zhang, Chen Cheng (+6 others)
2021 Fundamental Research  
This study was supported by the National Outstanding Youth Foundation of China ( 41925019 ), the National Key R&D Program of China (2016YFE0201400), and the National Natural Science Foundation of China  ...  We also acknowledge the support of the Labex CaPPA project, which is funded by the French National Research Agency under contract "ANR-11-LABX-0005-01 ″ .  ...  Satellite remote sensing of aerosol optical properties Theoretical basis for aerosol retrieval Accurate aerosol property parameters are essential for mapping PM from satellite observations.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.fmre.2021.04.007 fatcat:gy6uw6kfsvdnjihs3cwajanzbq

Satellite contributions to the quantitative characterization of biomass burning for climate modeling

Charles Ichoku, Ralph Kahn, Mian Chin
2012 Atmospheric research  
They date back as far as the 1970s, following the launches of the DMSP, Landsat, NOAA, and Nimbus series of earth observation satellites.  ...  Starting in 2000, fire radiative power, aerosol optical thickness and particle properties over land, smoke plume injection height and profile, and essential trace gas concentrations at improved resolutions  ...  Finally, we would like to thank Jeffrey Reid from the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and the anonymous reviewers, whose careful review of the original manuscript and valuable suggestions helped us to  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.03.007 fatcat:devw5rcucjfwrgqfhhcyfnytr4

Operational climate monitoring from space: the EUMETSAT satellite application facility on climate monitoring (CM-SAF)

J. Schulz, P. Albert, H.-D. Behr, D. Caprion, H. Deneke, S. Dewitte, B. Dürr, P. Fuchs, A. Gratzki, P. Hechler, R. Hollmann, S. Johnston (+12 others)
2008 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions  
The accomplished accuracy 15 for products derived in near real time is sufficient to monitor variability on diurnal and seasonal scales.  ...  The products are categorized in monitoring data sets obtained in near real time and data sets based on carefully intercalibrated radiances.  ...  We acknowledge the Cloudnet project (European Union contract EVK2-  ... 
doi:10.5194/acpd-8-8517-2008 fatcat:e4dgg47xtbeexcoazusu4c23ti

Operational climate monitoring from space: the EUMETSAT Satellite Application Facility on Climate Monitoring (CM-SAF)

J. Schulz, P. Albert, H.-D. Behr, D. Caprion, H. Deneke, S. Dewitte, B. Dürr, P. Fuchs, A. Gratzki, P. Hechler, R. Hollmann, S. Johnston (+12 others)
2009 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
Cremer for supporting the validation activities, B. Thiess and P. Willing for handling the CM-SAF User Help Desk and finally W. Mehley for administrative support of the whole activity.  ...  The supportive work of the EU-METSAT secretary is greatly acknowledged. We thank the NWC-SAF consortium for providing the NOAA/PPS and MSG/SEVIRI retrieval packages.  ...  AVHRR, ATOVS and IASI data from the MetOp satellite will be used to further improve coverage and accuracy of the products in the near future. Table 1 . Overview on CM-SAF product properties.  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-9-1687-2009 fatcat:wp76hq4jffdx7loi3kq33ham5e

Community review of Southern Ocean satellite data needs

A. Pope, P. Wagner, R. Johnson, J.D. Shutler, J. Baeseman, L. Newman
2016 Antarctic Science  
This review represents the Southern Ocean community's satellite data needs for the coming decade.  ...  This review provides a starting point for scientists to understand more about Southern Ocean processes and their global roles, for funders to understand the desires of the community, for commercial operators  ...  Acknowledgements The authors acknowledge the Climate and Cryosphere Project and the Southern Ocean Observing System.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0954102016000390 fatcat:rm4dtrapbvam3oukuapfdsoghq

An Introduction to Himawari-8/9— Japan's New-Generation Geostationary Meteorological Satellites

Kotaro BESSHO, Kenji DATE, Masahiro HAYASHI, Akio IKEDA, Takahito IMAI, Hidekazu INOUE, Yukihiro KUMAGAI, Takuya MIYAKAWA, Hidehiko MURATA, Tomoo OHNO, Arata OKUYAMA, Ryo OYAMA (+10 others)
2016 Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan  
Himawari-8/9 -a new generation of Japanese geostationary meteorological satellites-carry state-of-the-art optical sensors with significantly higher radiometric, spectral, and spatial resolution than those  ...  These advantages, when combined with shortened revisit times (around 10 min for Full Disk and 2.5 min for sectored regions), provide new levels of capacity for the identification and tracking of rapidly  ...  This section covers future products from the new-generation of geostationary satellites and related applications based on the key concepts detailed above.  ... 
doi:10.2151/jmsj.2016-009 fatcat:go2rzkkywzeyjo65otatenfrru

Polarimetric remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols: Instruments, methodologies, results, and perspectives

Oleg Dubovik, Zhengqiang Li, Michael I. Mishchenko, Didier Tanré, Yana Karol, Bojan Bojkov, Brian Cairns, David J. Diner, W. Reed Espinosa, Philippe Goloub, Xingfa Gu, Otto Hasekamp (+28 others)
2019 Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer  
therefore provide unique data for the validation of aerosol optical models and retrieval concepts.  ...  It also discusses the main achievements and challenges in the exploitation of polarimetry for the improved characterization of atmospheric aerosols.  ...  applications where large volumes of data need to be processed in near-real time or with a minimal delay.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2018.11.024 fatcat:w6ahxtkturgldcfl6t6prce7km

Multi sensor validation and error characteristics of Arctic satellite sea surface temperature observations

Jacob L. Høyer, Ioanna Karagali, Gorm Dybkjær, Rasmus Tonboe
2012 Remote Sensing of Environment  
Acknowledgement This study was supported by the project "Research for the Meteorological Observation Technology and Its Application" at National Institute of Meteorological Research, KMA.  ...  the results of a preliminary investigation using MODIS measurements.  ...  Ship SST observations in the Australian region have therefore not been used for near real-time validation of satellite SST observations.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2012.01.013 fatcat:e64zv2bspzh7pkiaqqx76humiu

Surface Albedo Retrieval from 40-Years of Earth Observations through the EUMETSAT/LSA SAF and EU/C3S Programmes: The Versatile Algorithm of PYALUS

Dominique Carrer, Florian Pinault, Gabriel Lellouch, Isabel F. Trigo, Iskander Benhadj, Fernando Camacho, Xavier Ceamanos, Suman Moparthy, Joaquin Munoz-Sabater, Lothar Schüller, Jorge Sánchez-Zapero
2021 Remote Sensing  
At the time being, the method has been applied to 11 sensors in the framework of two European initiatives (Satellite Application Facility on Land Surface Analysis—LSA SAF, and Copernicus Climate Change  ...  From a single sensor, up to three different albedo products with different characteristics have been developed to address the requirements of both, near real-time (NRT) (weather prediction with a demand  ...  Vincent and M. Pardé for their assistance in the implementation of the improvement in the algorithms and for their help to visualise the data. We thank E. Swinnen, R. Lacaze and D.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs13030372 fatcat:nlr4sxuwezhmxetxbfwh5iky64

Metrology of ground-based satellite validation: co-location mismatch and smoothing issues of total ozone comparisons

T. Verhoelst, J. Granville, F. Hendrick, U. Köhler, C. Lerot, J.-P. Pommereau, A. Redondas, M. Van Roozendael, J.-C. Lambert
2015 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques  
This successful application of the OSSSMOSE system to close for the first time the error budget of TOC comparisons, bodes well for potential future applications, which are briefly touched upon.</p>  ...  As a topical case study, the system is used to evaluate the error budget of total ozone column (TOC) comparisons between GOME-type direct fitting (GODFITv3) satellite retrievals from GOME/ERS2, SCIAMACHY  ...  The Brewer, Dobson, and ZLS-DOAS data used in this publication were obtained as part of WMO's Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW) and the Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Composition Change (NDACC).  ... 
doi:10.5194/amt-8-5039-2015 fatcat:ozsp6htyhvgnvi53tz5kyqwrm4

Half a century of satellite remote sensing of sea-surface temperature

P.J. Minnett, A. Alvera-Azcárate, T.M. Chin, G.K. Corlett, C.L. Gentemann, I. Karagali, X. Li, A. Marsouin, S. Marullo, E. Maturi, R. Santoleri, S. Saux Picart (+2 others)
2019 Remote Sensing of Environment  
If you believe that this document breaches copyright please contact us providing details, and we will remove access to the work immediately and investigate your claim.  ...  that users recognise and abide by the legal requirements associated with these rights.  Users may download and print one copy of any publication from the public portal for the purpose of private study  ...  Merchant for providing a preprint of the paper (Merchant et al., 2019) to support the description (in Section 5.1.2) of the generation of the AVHRR time series of consistent SSTs.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2019.111366 fatcat:6bkbqmedx5bjtmvw2kkjnq3xnm

On-orbit measurement of response vs. scan angle for the infrared bands on TRMM/VIRS

William L. Barnes, Cheng-Hsuan Lyu, Robert A. Barnes, Hiroyuki Fujisada, Joan B. Lurie
1999 Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites III  
This, to our knowledge, the first time this measurement has been =made on-orbit.  ...  Similar measurements are planned for the EOS-AM and EOS-PM MODIS sensors and are being considered for several systems under development.  ...  New design concepts of sensors, systems and satellites. Hyper spectral sensors in space. Sensor calibration techniques. Modeling and simulation techniques for sensor concept development.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.373188 fatcat:iprxlxbirneipc4i73coz2376q

Tropospheric BrO column densities in the Arctic derived from satellite: retrieval and comparison to ground-based measurements

H. Sihler, U. Platt, S. Beirle, T. Marbach, S. Kühl, S. Dörner, J. Verschaeve, U. Frieß, D. Pöhler, L. Vogel, R. Sander, T. Wagner
2012 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques  
The sensitivity of each satellite pixel to BrO in the boundary layer is quantified using the measured UV radiance and the column density of the oxygen collision complex O<sub>4</sub>.  ...  Satellite measurements of the BrO distribution have become a particularly useful tool to investigate this probably natural phenomenon, but the separation of stratospheric and tropospheric partial columns  ...  This work has been financially supported by the German Research Association (FR2497/2-1 and PL193/10-1) and the International Max Planck Research School for Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Mainz (Germany  ... 
doi:10.5194/amt-5-2779-2012 fatcat:i3arfgb2nfasrbt4za6sjwvd2i

Achieving Satellite Instrument Calibration for Climate Change

George Ohring, Joe Tansock, William Emery, James Butler, Lawrence Flynn, Fuzhong Weng, Karen St. Germain, Bruce Wielicki, Changyong Cao, Mitchell Goldberg, Jack Xiong, Gerald Fraser (+12 others)
2007 EOS  
Jerry Sullivan for his careful and detailed review of the manuscript. His comments were always on the mark. Marc Pulliam did an excellent job of graphics design and layout of the report.  ...  The manuscript contents are solely the opinions of the authors and do not constitute a statement of policy, decision, or position on behalf of NOAA or the U. S. Government.  ...  for aerosol and cloud property determination in the broadband fi elds of view.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2007eo110015 fatcat:n2nhhks3fbbklbxwrvso3eeqaq
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