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Remote sensing of cloud properties using MODIS airborne simulator imagery during SUCCESS: 1. Data and models
We investigate methods to infer cloud properties such as cloud optical thickness, thermodynamic phase, cloud particle size, and cloud overlap by comparing cloud and clear-sky radiative transferExpand
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Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document
One of the major advances of the CERES (Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System) radiation budget analysis over the ERBE (Earth Radiation Budget Experiment) is the ability to use high spectralExpand
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Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES): algorithm overview
The Clouds and the Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) is part of NASA's Earth Observing System (EOS), CERES objectives include the following. Expand
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Radiative forcing by well-mixed greenhouse gases: Estimates from climate models in the Intergovernme
The radiative effects from increased concentrations of well-mixed greenhouse gases (WMGHGs) represent the most significant and best understood anthropogenic forcing of the climate system. The mostExpand
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Abstract Correlated k -distributions have been created to account for the molecular absorption found in the spectral ranges of the five Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) satelliteExpand
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Achieving Climate Change Absolute Accuracy in Orbit
The Climate Absolute Radiance and Refractivity Observatory (CLARREO) mission will provide a calibration laboratory in orbit for the purpose of accurately measuring and attributing climate change.Expand
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State of the Climate in 2014
Editors note: For easy download the posted pdf of the State of the Climate for 2014 is a very low-resolution file. A high-resolution copy of the report is available by clicking here. Please beExpand
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Determination of Unfiltered Radiances from the Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System Instrument
Abstract A new method for determining unfiltered shortwave (SW), longwave (LW), and window radiances from filtered radiances measured by the Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES)Expand
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Infrared radiation parameterizations in numerical climate models
Abstract Parameterizations for infrared radiation (IR) in clear atmosphere can be made fast and accurate by grouping spectral regions with similar radiative properties, and by separating the lowExpand
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Improvement of Surface Longwave Flux Algorithms Used in CERES Processing
Abstract An improvement was developed and tested for surface longwave flux algorithms used in the Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System processing based on lessons learned during theExpand
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