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Disk-averaged Spectra & light-curves of Earth

  title={Disk-averaged Spectra \& light-curves of Earth},
  author={Giovanna Tinetti and Victoria S. Meadows and David Crisp and William Fong and Nancy Y. Kiang and Evan F. Fishbein and Thangasamy Velusamy and Emmanuel Bosc and Margaret C. Turnbull},
  journal={arXiv: Astrophysics},
We are using computer models to explore the observational sensitivity to changes in atmospheric and surface properties, and the detectability of biosignatures, in the globally averaged spectra and light-curves of the Earth. Using AIRS (Atmospheric Infrared Sounder) data, as input for atmospheric and surface properties, we have generated spatially resolved high-resolution synthetic spectra using the SMART radiative transfer model, for a variety of conditions, from the UV to the far-IR (beyond… 


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