Infrared Radiative Transfer in Cloudy Atmospheres and Retrieval Applications

Author: Jean-Luc Moncet, Robert d'Entremont, Gennady Uymin, Ryan B. Aschbrenner and Alan E. Lipton
Date: 
February 11, 2007
Type: 
Journal Article
Venue: 
Fourier Transform Spectroscopy/ Hyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment
Citation: 

J. Moncet, R. d'Entremont, D. Mitchell, G. Uymin, R. Aschbrenner, and A. Lipton, " Infrared Radiative Transfer in Cloudy Atmospheres and Retrieval Applications," in Fourier Transform Spectroscopy/ Hyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper HThA1.

The Optimum Spectral Sampling method for fast and accurate radiative transfer has been enhanced for speed in clear atmospheres and extended to cloudy atmospheres. Applications to retrieval of cloud properties from infrared measurements are described.