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Remote Sensing of Aerosol Optical Depth Using an Airborne Polarimeter over North China

Han Wang, Leiku Yang, Anjian Deng, Weibing Du, Pei Liu, Xiaobing Sun
2017 Remote Sensing  
ability in the regionally accurate remote sensing of aerosol. sensors used to derive the aerosol optical properties consistently.  ...  The airborne Atmosphere Multi-angle Polarization Radiometer (AMPR) was employed to perform airborne measurements over North China between 2012 and 2016.  ...  The monitoring of the physical parameters of aerosol and their spatial distribution is an important part of quantitative remote sensing [4, 5] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs9100979 fatcat:tupmqsjp4ng6bfz7ltqcwvejxi

Improving Remote Sensing of Aerosol Optical Depth over Land by Polarimetric Measurements at 1640 nm: Airborne Test in North China

Lili Qie, Zhengqiang Li, Xiaobing Sun, Bin Sun, Donghui Li, Zhao Liu, Wei Huang, Han Wang, Xingfeng Chen, Weizhen Hou, Yanli Qiao
2015 Remote Sensing  
depth (AOD) over land using look-up table approaches.  ...  An improved aerosol retrieval algorithm based on the Advanced Multi-angular Polarized Radiometer (AMPR) is presented to illustrate the utility of additional 1640-nm observations for measuring aerosol optical  ...  Conflicts of Interest The authors declare no conflict of interest. Remote Sens. 2015, 7  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs70506240 fatcat:f36vlzyu4jcf3cqfzti7xpxgem

Going Beyond Standard Ocean Color Observations: Lidar and Polarimetry

Cédric Jamet, Amir Ibrahim, Ziauddin Ahmad, Federico Angelini, Marcel Babin, Michael J. Behrenfeld, Emmanuel Boss, Brian Cairns, James Churnside, Jacek Chowdhary, Anthony B. Davis, Davide Dionisi (+21 others)
2019 Frontiers in Marine Science  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Portions of this work were performed at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  ...  polarimeters Airborne polarimeters have been used for numerous field campaigns aimed at studying aerosols and clouds.  ...  of China).  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmars.2019.00251 fatcat:cy5ttuoerzb6pj46tocy7vpgbm

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  
Polarimetric remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols: Instruments, methodologies, results, and perspectives. observations of single scattering with no contributions from multiple scattering effects and  ...  therefore provide unique data for the validation of aerosol optical models and retrieval concepts.  ...  These approaches should be considered as an effort of the scientific community to optimize the connection between optical remote-sensing data with aerosol chemistry and physics used in climate models.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2018.11.024 fatcat:w6ahxtkturgldcfl6t6prce7km

Sensor Capability and Atmospheric Correction in Ocean Colour Remote Sensing

Simon Emberton, Lars Chittka, Andrea Cavallaro, Menghua Wang
2015 Remote Sensing  
Acknowledgments: This work is supported by Queen Mary University of London's Engineering and Physical  ...  of aerosol optical depth and absorption [91] .  ...  Spectral radiometers capture measurements of the sun to determine aerosol optical depth (sometimes termed aerosol optical thickness) and water vapour levels.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs8010001 fatcat:c6tfrygyazcrdp66fb47xmx6um

EOSTerraAerosol and Radiative Flux Validation: An Overview of the Chesapeake Lighthouse and Aircraft Measurements for Satellites (CLAMS) Experiment

W. L. Smith, T. P. Charlock, R. Kahn, J. V. Martins, L. A. Remer, P. V. Hobbs, J. Redemann, C. K. Rutledge
2005 Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences  
A variety of in situ sampling devices and passive remote sensing instruments were flown on six aircraft to characterize the state of the atmosphere, the composition of atmospheric aerosols, and the associated  ...  CERES, MISR, and MODIS are being used to investigate the critical role aerosols play in modulating the radiative heat budget of the earth-atmosphere system.  ...  The participation of the University of Washington team and its Convair 580 aircraft was supported by grants from NASA and NSF.  ... 
doi:10.1175/jas3398.1 fatcat:gmqdsjnikjb2tmbo22gaeki4su

Analysis of fine-mode aerosol retrieval capabilities by different passive remote sensing instrument designs

Kirk Knobelspiesse, Brian Cairns, Michael Mishchenko, Jacek Chowdhary, Kostas Tsigaridis, Bastiaan van Diedenhoven, William Martin, Matteo Ottaviani, Mikhail Alexandrov
2012 Optics Express  
Remote sensing of aerosol optical properties is difficult, but multi-angle, multi-spectral, polarimetric instruments have the potential to retrieve sufficient information about aerosols that they can be  ...  Generally, our results agree with previous validation efforts of POLDER and airborne prototypes of APS, but show that the MISR aerosol optical thickness uncertainty characterization is possibly underestimated  ...  We intend to use this framework in the future for the investigation of retrieval strategies for other scenarios, such as mixed aerosol and cloud scenes and observations through ocean  ... 
doi:10.1364/oe.20.021457 pmid:23037267 fatcat:b6uop4zjnrezzdgu2edxv26rum

A review of measurement-based assessments of the aerosol direct radiative effect and forcing

H. Yu, Y. J. Kaufman, M. Chin, G. Feingold, L. A. Remer, T. L. Anderson, Y. Balkanski, N. Bellouin, O. Boucher, S. Christopher, P. DeCola, R. Kahn (+6 others)
2006 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
The multi-spectral MODIS measures global distributions of aerosol optical depth (τ ) on a daily scale, with a high accuracy of ±0.03±0.05τ over ocean.  ...  The multiangle MISR derives an annual average AOD of 0.23 over global land with an uncertainty of ∼20% or ±0.05.  ...  Redemann and an anonymous reviewer for their insightful comments. H. Yu thanks R. Levy and G. Engel-Cox for editorial assistance. Edited by: W. Conant  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-6-613-2006 fatcat:eitc2hyslnfbhkuwxyavpygcci

An overview of MATISSE-v2.0

Luc Labarre, Karine Caillault, Sandrine Fauqueux, Claire Malherbe, Antoine Roblin, Bernard Rosier, Pierre Simoneau, Karin Stein, John D. Gonglewski
2010 Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems XIII  
Co-Sponsoring Organisations Delivered with the support of Scottish Enterprise Cooperating Organisations 3A  ...  This Programme is based on commitments received up to the time of publication and is subject to change without notice.  ...  This gives us a background correlation that we use as reference to subtract from the spatial correlation in both image and far-field measurements.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.868183 fatcat:5anlqspzzzcftfufaxvlr45zve

The Dark Target Algorithm for Observing the Global Aerosol System: Past, Present, and Future

Lorraine A. Remer, Robert C. Levy, Shana Mattoo, Didier Tanré, Pawan Gupta, Yingxi Shi, Virginia Sawyer, Leigh A. Munchak, Yaping Zhou, Mijin Kim, Charles Ichoku, Falguni Patadia (+4 others)
2020 Remote Sensing  
to constrain surface reflectance and aerosol optical properties.  ...  The goal is to produce an uninterrupted time series of an aerosol climate data record that begins at the dawn of the 21st century and continues indefinitely into the future.  ...  aerosol optical depth (AOD) through radiative transfer modeling.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs12182900 fatcat:ucnhdfskirbw7pk2zq2v73z6em

Satellite Remote Sensing and the Marine Biodiversity Observation Network: Current Science and Future Steps

Maria Kavanaugh, Oregon State University, Tom Bell, Dylan Catlett, Megan Cimino, Scott Doney, Willem Klajbor, Monique Messié, Enrique Montes, Frank Muller Karger, Daniel Otis, Jarrod Santora (+3 others)
2021 Oceanography  
Remote-sensing observations provide rapid and synoptic data for assessing biophysical interactions at multiple spatial and temporal scales and thus are useful for monitoring biodiversity in critical coastal  ...  Here, we highlight four approaches in remote sensing that complement the Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON).  ...  Airborne hyperspectral remote sensing (also known as imaging spectroscopy) is at the technological forefront of passive optical sensing for providing the most detailed benthic habitat maps (Goodman et  ... 
doi:10.5670/oceanog.2021.215 fatcat:q42u6rlur5gqrfzkpzkv7uujvu

Global observations of aerosol-cloud-precipitation-climate interactions

Daniel Rosenfeld, Meinrat O. Andreae, Ari Asmi, Mian Chin, Gerrit de Leeuw, David P. Donovan, Ralph Kahn, Stefan Kinne, Niku Kivekäs, Markku Kulmala, William Lau, K. Sebastian Schmidt (+4 others)
2014 Reviews of Geophysics  
In this review, we identify the main challenges and follow with suggesting possible ways to address them using satellite remote sensing.  ...  Measurements of tropospheric CCN and IN over large areas have not been possible and can be only roughly approximated from satellite-sensor-based estimates of optical properties of aerosols.  ...  Climate Change Initiative (CCI) project funded by the European Space Agency (ESA) as part of the ESA Climate Change Initiative.  ... 
doi:10.1002/2013rg000441 fatcat:dg4ozjx7izaxli5t7t2sp46zny

Satellite perspective of aerosol intercontinental transport: From qualitative tracking to quantitative characterization

Hongbin Yu, Lorraine A. Remer, Ralph A. Kahn, Mian Chin, Yan Zhang
2013 Atmospheric research  
Significant progress in satellite remote sensing of aerosol properties during the Earth Observing System (EOS) era offers the opportunity to increase quantitative characterization and estimates of aerosol  ...  We review how the current generation of satellite measurements have been used to (1) characterize the evolution of aerosol plumes (e.g., both horizontal and vertical transport, and properties) on an episodic  ...  Acknowledgments HY, LAR, MC, and YZ acknowledge the NASA support of this work via NNXAH66G (The Science of Terra and Aqua program) and NNX11AJ91G (Atmospheric Composition Modeling and Analysis -ACMAP program  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.12.013 fatcat:ehkatwundngo3cvo2cri64izem

Polarimetric retrievals of surface and cirrus clouds properties in the region affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Matteo Ottaviani, Brian Cairns, Jacek Chowdhary, Bastiaan Van Diedenhoven, Kirk Knobelspiesse, Chris Hostetler, Rich Ferrare, Sharon Burton, John Hair, Michael D. Obland, Raymond Rogers
2012 Remote Sensing of Environment  
, including an accurate estimate of aerosol optical depth.  ...  RSP channel for the remote sensing of even thin cold clouds.  ...  Acknowledgments Matteo Ottaviani was supported by an appointment to the NASA Postdoctoral Program at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, administered by Oak Ridge Associated Universities through  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rse.2012.02.016 fatcat:i3is6ssnbjdyfl6s4aab44jp3u

New in situ aerosol hyperspectral optical measurements over 300–700 nm – Part 1: Spectral Aerosol Extinction (SpEx) instrument field validation during the KORUS-OC cruise

Carolyn E. Jordan, Ryan M. Stauffer, Brian T. Lamb, Charles H. Hudgins, Kenneth L. Thornhill, Gregory L. Schuster, Richard H. Moore, Ewan C. Crosbie, Edward L. Winstead, Bruce E. Anderson, Robert F. Martin, Michael A. Shook (+5 others)
2021 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques  
Building on previous studies that used total column aerosol optical depth observations to examine the information content of spectral curvature, the relationship between α and the second-order polynomial  ...  Measurements were made with the custom-built Spectral Aerosol Extinction (SpEx) instrument that previously has been characterized only using laboratory-generated aerosols of known size and composition.  ...  The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the KORUS-OC and KORUS-AQ science teams and the outstanding support provided by our South Korean partners at the Korean Institute for Ocean Science and  ... 
doi:10.5194/amt-14-695-2021 fatcat:trn7cbtgr5bgtoij5wthlsshgq
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