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Satellite Sensing of a Cloudy Atmosphere

Observing the Third Planet

by Ann Henderson-Sellers

  • 66 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Taylor & Francis Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Atmospheric regions,
  • Remote Sensing,
  • Technology,
  • Hydrometeorology,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Clouds,
  • Atmosphere

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9346697M
    ISBN 100850662540
    ISBN 109780850662542

    5) Why would the remote sensing community want to use a LEO satellite orbit? Low Earth Orbit is useful for many reasons: better optical resolution on the ground; closer to earth and therefore requires lower transmission for active sensors than do. Kimball said, “One problem with satellite remote sensing in visible wavelengths is that we live on a cloudy planet.” For example, the Amazon rainforest, one of the world’s fastest-growing forests, is covered in clouds for months at a time, hiding it from the prying gaze of optical satellite sensors.


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Satellite Sensing of a Cloudy Atmosphere by Ann Henderson-Sellers Download PDF EPUB FB2

Satellite sensing of a cloudy atmosphere: observing the third planet. Henderson-Sellers (Editor).Taylor and Francis LtdCited by: 8. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Satellite sensing of a cloudy atmosphere.

London ; Philadelphia: Taylor & Francis, (OCoLC) Sergey Venevsky, in Encyclopedia of Ecology (Second Edition), Remote Sensing. Satellite remote sensing measuring entering and leaving flux of radiation from top of the atmosphere is one of the most powerful tools in climate change ecology.

NASA at the moment uses 14 satellites of different types of orbits (sun-synchronous and geo-synchronous) with different type of sensors (passive. Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing: Atmosphere, Ocean and Land Applications is the first reference book to cover ocean applications, atmospheric applications, and land applications of remote sensing.

Applications of remote sensing data are finding increasing application in fields as diverse as wildlife ecology and coastal recreation management. Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing: Atmosphere, Ocean and Land Applications is the first reference book to cover ocean applications, atmospheric applications, and land applications of remote sensing.

Applications of remote sensing data are finding increasing application in fields as diverse as wildlife ecology and coastal recreation. Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing: Atmosphere, Ocean, Land, and Cryosphere Applications [Book Review] Abstract: Until the publication of this book, there has not been any modern, up-to-date compendium on the history and physics of remote sensing, sensor technology, and applications across all areas of geoscience above the Earth’s surface.

A Review of: "Satellite Sensing of a Cloudy Atmosphere: Observing the Third Planet". Edited by A. HENDERSON-SELLERS. (London: Taylor and Francis Ltd, ) [Pp. Abstract This study addresses the problem of four-dimensional (4D) estimation of a cloudy atmosphere on cloud-resolving scales using satellite remote sensing measurements.

The motivation is to deve. The bispectral composite threshold (BCT) method (Jedlovec et al. ) uses multispectral channel differences to contrast clear and cloudy regions in satellite imagery. The BCT method uses the and micrometer spectral channels in a four-step cloud detection procedure, comprising of two spatial tests and two spectral tests.

A new concept for cloud detection from observations by multispectral spaceborne imagers is proposed, and an algorithm comprising Satellite Sensing of a Cloudy Atmosphere book pixel‐by‐pixel threshold tests is developed.

Since in nature the. With the emphasis on radiative transfer models, this new book covers the urgent needs for the transition from the experimental phase of microwave remote sensing to operational applications. This book covers all terrestrial aspects from clear to cloudy atmosphere, precipitation, ocean and land surfaces, vegetation, snow and ice.

Henderson-Sellers A. () Satellite Sensing of a Cloudy Atmosphere: Observing the Third Planet (London: Taylor & Francis).

Google Scholar The remaining references assume a more practical and detailed interest in the subject. Satellite data assimilation requires rapid and accurate Satellite Sensing of a Cloudy Atmosphere book transfer and radiance gradient models.

For a vertically stratified scattering and emitting atmosphere, the vector discrete-ordinate radiative transfer model (VDISORT) was developed to derive all Stokes radiance components at the top of the atmosphere. Latent heat flux (LE) and the corresponding water vapor lost from the Earth’s surface to the atmosphere, which is called Evapotranspiration (ET), is one of the key processes in the water cycle and energy balance of the global climate system.

Satellite remote sensing is the only feasible technique to estimate LE over a large-scale region. Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing: Atmosphere, Ocean and Land Applications is the first reference book to cover ocean applications, atmospheric applications, and land applications of remote sensing.

Applications of remote sensing data are finding increasing application in fields as diverse as wildlife ecology and coastal recreation s: 1. Satellite missions for meteorological and earth-atmosphere observation purposes have steadily increased in the last six decades.

More recently, sensor technological advances reflect in the development and improvement of the ability to describe the atmosphere from satellite remote sensing. Get this from a library. Satellite remote sensing and modeling of clouds and the atmosphere: 24 SeptemberTaormina, Italy.

[Jürgen Fischer; Society of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers.; Consiglio nazionale delle ricerche (Italy);]. Remote sensing of the planetary boundary layer refers to the utilization of ground-based, flight-based, or satellite-based remote sensing instruments to measure properties of the planetary boundary layer including boundary layer height, aerosols and clouds.

Satellite remote sensing of the atmosphere has the advantage of being able to provide global coverage of atmospheric planetary boundary. The cost of launching satellites is getting lower and lower due to the reusability of rockets (NASA, ) and using single missions to launch multiple satellites (up to 37, Russia, ).

In addition, low-orbit satellite constellations have been employed in recent years. These trends indicate that satellite remote sensing has a promising future in acquiring high-resolution data with a low. About this book. Introduction to Satellite Remote Sensing: Atmosphere, Ocean and Land Applications is the first reference book to cover ocean applications, atmospheric applications, and land applications of remote sensing.

Applications of remote sensing data are finding increasing application in fields as diverse as wildlife ecology and coastal recreation management.

Conference attendees are invited to attend the Remote Sensing poster session held on Tuesday to Posters will be on display after Tuesday morning in the Conference Hallway.

Authors of poster papers will be present to answer questions concerning. Rainfall Estimation from Combined Microwave and Infrared Satellite Observations p. 23 Optical and Microwave Sensing of Breaking Waves in Ocean p. 27 Long Slit Spectroscopy in the Ten Micron Infrared as a Tool for Remote Sensing p.

28 Remote Sensing of Atmospheric and Surface Parameters in a Cloudy Atmosphere Using AIRS/AMSU Sounding Data p. George R. Diak, Robert M. Rabin, Kevin P. Gallo, Christopher M. Neale, Regional‐scale comparisons of vegetation and soil wetness with surface energy budget properties from satellite and in‐situ observations, Remote Sensing Reviews, /, 12,(), ().

Saunders, R. and Kriebel, K. () An improved method for detecting clear sky and cloudy radiances from AVHRR data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 9, pp. Google Scholar Cross Ref; Schmetz, J. () Towards a surface radiation climatology: retrieval of downward irradiance from satellite.

Atmospheric Research, 23, pp. A method for remote sensing of cloud parameters by using infrared sounder data has been developed on the basis of the parameterized infrared transfer equation applicable to cloudy atmospheres. The method is utilized for the retrieval of the cloud height, amount, and emlssivity in 11 ym region.

This book presents current applications of remote sensing techniques for clouds and precipitation for the benefit of students, educators, and scientists. It covers ground-based systems such as weather. "Clouds trace atmospheric motion, so they're responding to the atmosphere in a complicated way," said Garay.

Clouds are complex: they change in response to small-scale effects, like the presence of a hill or the local wind, but they also respond to large-scale weather systems, such as cold fronts and the presence of the jet stream, said Garay.

And the biggest natural radiation source is the Sun. In passive sensing, because the radiation from the Sun is used, the images are sensed and saved in daylight times. Another important thing for successful operation in passive sensing is atmospheric conditions.

The cloudy weather can lead blurred images. Kimball said, “One problem with satellite remote sensing in visible wavelengths is that we live on a cloudy planet.” For example, the Amazon rainforest, one of the world’s fastest-growing forests, is covered in clouds for months at a time, hiding it from the prying gaze of optical satellite sensors.

Frederick W. Chen Frederick W. Chen was most recently a technical staff member at the MIT Lincoln Laboratory, where he worked on problems in satellite-based atmospheric remote sensing using microwave and infrared data. He holds an S.B.,and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Remote sensing of the atmosphere @ Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere Lecture, Summer Semester cloudy regions separately, and found significant differences in the spatial pattern of predicted PM concentrations between cloud-free and cloudy regions. Operational satellite aerosol remote sensing algorithms first identify pixels as ‘‘clear’’ or ‘‘cloudy’’ before attempting retrieval of aerosol microphysical or.

When the first U.S. satellite was launched in Januarythere were many skeptics as to the practical value of the space program. On April 1,in a little over two years, the world's first Earth observation satellite-TIROS-was successfully orbited, demonstrating for the first time the potential of remote sensing from space to provide.

For example, it is nearly impossible to collect satellite data on a cloudy day. Clouds can interfere with the satellite's ability to collect data which can cause a gap in the information that comes from them.

This is one reason why atmospheric remote sensing data should be used in addition to monitoring and modeled air data. MODIS Terra composite for March 28th, Images: NASA LANCE-MODIS, courtesy of MapBox. Cloud-free Maps. In order to obtain de-clouded maps until now for each region the clearest days were selected manually or automatically out of a large set of satellite imagery and stitched together.

These orbits enable a satellite to always view the same are on the Earth. NASA Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite and Meteosat satellites provide the US National Weather Service with frequent, small-scale imaging of the Earth's surface, cloud cover and meteorological information.

Zavody. Atmospheric propagation in the frequency range – GHz. Radio Electronic Eng., 49(7), –, Gordy, C. Remote sensing of the atmospheric water content from satellite using microwave radiometry.

IEEE Trans. Author: Pranab Kumar Karmakar. Publisher: CRC Press ISBN: Category: Science Page: View: Read Now». In this paper, the detection of clouds and shadows is built on the discrepancy between the observed target image (referred to as Img _ target hereafter) and the simulated reference image (referred to as Img _ ref hereafter).

The basic logic behind the detection is that, compared to the clean reference image, the cloudy pixels shown in the Img _ target have obviously high radiances, while. Remote sensing (From Wikipedia) In the broadest sense,remote sensingis the measurement or acquisition of information of an object or phenomenon, by a recording device that isnot in physical or intimate contact with the object.

In practice, remote sensing is. Free Online Library: A dual-frequency method of eliminating liquid water radiation to remotely sense cloudy atmosphere by ground-based microwave radiometer.(Report) by "Progress In Electromagnetics Research"; Physics Atmospheric circulation Electric waves Control Electromagnetic radiation Electromagnetic waves Radiometers Usage Remote sensing Equipment and supplies.

QuickBird satellite collects image data to m. pixel resolution panchromatic and m. multi-spectral. The revisit time is 1 – 3 ½ days.

The satellite is an excellent source of environmental data useful for analyses of changes in land usage and hazard studies. The SPOT-5 satellite sensor has been decommissioned as of Ma SPOT.Satellite measurements in recent years have quantified the Earth's reflectance, but much is still unknown about how the atmosphere absorbs incoming sunlight in the shortwave portion of the electromagnetic spectrum.

In particular, scientists are interested in measuring the effect clouds have on incoming sunlight.A Century of Progress in Atmospheric and Related Sciences: Celebrating the American Meteorological Society Centennial marks years of scientific research in the areas covered by AMS publications.

The monograph consists of 27 articles, which together review and highlight advances in key research topics and their grand challenges in the coming decades.