11 October 2006 Modelling solar UV radiation in the past: comparison of algorithms and input data
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Proceedings Volume 6362, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XI; 636215 (2006); doi: 10.1117/12.687682
Event: SPIE Remote Sensing, 2006, Stockholm, Sweden
Abstract
The objectives of the COST action 726 are to establish long-term changes of UV-radiation in the past, which can only be derived by modelling with good and available proxy data. To find the best available models and input data, 16 models have been tested by modelling daily doses for two years of data measured at four stations distributed over Europe. The modelled data have been compared with the measured data, using different statistical methods. Models that use Cloud Modification Factors for the UV spectral range, derived from co-located measured global irradiance, give the best results.
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P. Koepke, H. De Backer, A. Bais, A. Curylo, K. Eerme, U. Feister, B. Johnsen, J. Junk, A. Kazantzidis, J. Krzyscin, A. Lindfors, J. A. Olseth, P. den Outer, A. Pribullova, A. W. Schmalwieser, H. Slaper, H. Staiger, J. Verdebout, L. Vuilleumier, P. Weihs, "Modelling solar UV radiation in the past: comparison of algorithms and input data", Proc. SPIE 6362, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XI, 636215 (11 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.687682; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.687682
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Data modeling

Electronic filtering

Ultraviolet radiation

Atmospheric modeling

Clouds

Solar radiation models

Climatology

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