9 December 1994 Spaceborne lidar for cloud monitoring
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Proceedings Volume 2310, Lidar Techniques for Remote Sensing; (1994); doi: 10.1117/12.195854
Event: Satellite Remote Sensing, 1994, Rome, Italy
Abstract
Results of laser cloud top measurements taken from space in 1982 (called PANTHER) are presented. Three sequences of land, water, and cloud data are selected. A comparison with airborne lidar data shows similarities. Using the single scattering lidar equation for these spaceborne lidar measurements one can misinterpret the data if one doesn't correct for multiple scattering.
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Christian Werner, W. Krichbaumer, Gennadii G. Matvienko, "Spaceborne lidar for cloud monitoring", Proc. SPIE 2310, Lidar Techniques for Remote Sensing, (9 December 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.195854; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.195854
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Clouds

LIDAR

Backscatter

Multiple scattering

Remote sensing

Climate change

Climatology

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