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Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa


Sovremennye problemy distantsionnogo zondirovaniya Zemli iz kosmosa, 2013, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 18-23

Update models of molecular absorption: impact on the results of atmospheric correction of satellite IR measurements

S.V. Afonin 
V.E. Zuev Institute of Atmospheric Optics, Siberian Branch RAS, Tomsk 634021, Russia
Based on the results of simulations investigated the effects of updates in the coefficients of molecular absorption on the results of atmospheric correction of satellite measurements in the infrared windows of atmospheric transparency. The results of numerical simulations have shown that the effect of these changes on the result of restoring the earth’s surface temperature is less than 0.6 K (in the 3.5–4 μm spectral range).
Keywords: atmospheric correction, the satellite IR measurements, MT_CKD-2.x continuum model, HITRAN-2008 database.
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