23 August 2000 Status of atmospheric correction using a MODTRAN4-based algorithm
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This paper presents an overview of the latest version of a MODTRAN4-based atmospheric correction (or "compensation") algorithm developed by Spectral Sciences, Inc. and the Air Force Research Laboratory for spectral imaging sensors. New upgrades to the algorithm include automated aerosol retrieval, cloud masking, and speed improvements. In addition, MODTRAN4 has been updated to correct recently discovered errors in the HITRAN-96 water line parameters. Reflectance spectra retrieved from AVIRIS data are compared with "ground truth" measurements, and good agreement is found.
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Michael W. Matthew, Steven M. Adler-Golden, Alexander Berk, Steven C. Richtsmeier, Robert Y. Levine, Lawrence S. Bernstein, Prabhat K. Acharya, Gail P. Anderson, Gerald W. Felde, Michael L. Hoke, Anthony J. Ratkowski, Hsiao-hua K. Burke, Robert D. Kaiser, David P. Miller, "Status of atmospheric correction using a MODTRAN4-based algorithm", Proc. SPIE 4049, Algorithms for Multispectral, Hyperspectral, and Ultraspectral Imagery VI, (23 August 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.410341; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.410341
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