Remote Sensing of atmospheres and Oceans - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780122084607, 9780323143851

Remote Sensing of atmospheres and Oceans

1st Edition

Editors: Adarsh Deepak
eBook ISBN: 9780323143851
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th December 1980
Page Count: 656
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Description

Remote Sensing of Atmospheres and Oceans presents the technical proceedings of a workshop on the interpretation of remotely sensed data, held in Williamsburg, Virginia in May 1979. The main topic of the workshop is the interpretation and assessment of measurements acquired in remote sounding of different atmospheric and ocean parameters. The book contains 25 papers that cover the following topics: remote sounding of atmospheric temperature; trace gases; precipitation and aerosols; sea surface temperature; ocean color; and winds. These papers are grouped into eight parts under major topics such as inversion methods, aerosol sounding, remote sounding, gaseous constituent retrievals, and interpretation of results from space. The text is a valuable source of information to students and professionals in the fields of atmospheric physics, applied science, meteorology, and engineering.

Table of Contents


Participants

Photograph of Speakers and Chairmen

Preface

Recent Advances in Inversion Methods

Recent Development

A Differential Inversion Method for High Resolution Atmospheric Remote Sensing

Some Adaptive Filtering Techniques Applied to the Passive Remote Sensing Problem

Remote Sounding of Atmospheric Parameters

Atmospheric Temperature Sounding

Temperature Retrievals from TIROS-N

Performance of the HIRS/2 Instrument on TIROS-N

Interpretation of Aerosol Sounding

Retrieval of Aerosol Size Distributions from Scattering and Extinction Measurements in the Presence of Multiple Scattering

Atmospheric Effects in Remote Sensing of Ground and Ocean Reflectances

Analysis and Interpretation of Lidar Observations of the Stratospheric Aerosol

Gaseous Constituent Retrievals

Remote Sensing of Ozone in the Middle Ultraviolet

Role of Multiple Scattering in Ozone Profile Retrieval from Satellite Measurements in the Ultraviolet

Interpretation of NO2 Spire Spectral Data Using the AFGL Fascode Computer Model

Remote Sounding by Microwaves

Progress in Passive Microwave Remote Sensing: Nonlinear Retrieval Techniques

Inversion of Multiwavelength Radiometer Measurements by Three-Dimensional Filtering

Remote Sounding of Winds

Wind Sounding

Design of a Ground-Based Remote Sensing System Using Radio Wavelengths to Profile Lower Atmospheric Winds, Temperature, and Humidity

CO2 Laser Radar for Atmospheric Energy Measurements

Satellite-Based Microwave Retrievals of Temperature and Thermal Winds: Effects of Channel Selection and a Priori Mean on Retrieval Accuracy

Remote Sounding of Ocean Parameters

Ocean Parameter Sounding

Infrared Remote Sensing of Sea Surface Temperature

The Split Window Retrieval Algorithm for Sea Surface Temperature Derived from Satellite Measurements

Atmospheric Correction of Nimbus-7 Coastal Zone Color Scanner Imagery

Theory and Application of the Truncated Normal Distribution for Remotely Sensed Data

Application of the Truncated Normal Distribution Technique to the Derivation of Sea Surface Temperatures

Deriving Sea Surface Temperatures from TIROS-N Data

Interpretation of Recent Results from Space

Recent Results from Space

Interpretation of Solar Extinction Data for Stratospheric Aerosols

A Fast and Accurate Radiance Algorithm for Application to Inversion of Limb Measurements

Thermal Structure of Jupiter's Atmosphere Obtained by Inversion of Voyager 1 Infrared Measurements

Preliminary Results from NIMBUS-7 Stratospheric and Mesospheric Sounder

Index


Details

No. of pages:
656
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1980
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323143851

About the Editor

Adarsh Deepak