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Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa


Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa, 2012, Vol. 9, No. 5, pp. 192-197

Remote Sensing of Aerosol According to MODIS Satellite Data in IR Spectral Range

S.V. Afonin 
V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics SB RAS, 634021, Tomsk, Academician Zuev square, 1
Based on literature data and numerical simulation results, and by processing the actual satellite data, we explored the possibility for retrieval of the aerosol optical depth (AOD) from IR measurements in the 3.5…4 and 8…13 μm wavelength channels. By the example of data of EOS/MODIS satellite system, we tested this approach for Tomsk region.
Keywords: aerosol optical depth, satellite measurements, IR spectral range
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