15 September 1993 Retrieval of cloud parameters by multiple observations in the near infrared under conditions of varying solar illumination
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Abstract
A method is presented to remove the thermal component of near-infrared radiances observed from geosynchronous satellites. The resulting solar component is then used to retrieve the effective radius of persistent marine stratiform clouds.
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Thomas J. Kleespies, "Retrieval of cloud parameters by multiple observations in the near infrared under conditions of varying solar illumination", Proc. SPIE 1934, Passive Infrared Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere, (15 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.154917; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.154917
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Clouds

Satellites

Ocean optics

Monte Carlo methods

Particles

Reflectivity

Infrared imaging

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