Sensor Noise Effects of the SWIR Bands on MODIS-Derived Ocean Color Products

@article{Wang2012SensorNE,
  title={Sensor Noise Effects of the SWIR Bands on MODIS-Derived Ocean Color Products},
  author={Menghua Wang and Wei Shi},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing},
  year={2012},
  volume={50},
  pages={3280-3292}
}
The results of this study demonstrate the effects of sensor noise in the shortwave infrared (SWIR) bands on the satellite-derived ocean color products, in particular, normalized water-leaving radiance spectra data. A simple radiance smoothing technique is used for reducing sensor noise equivalent radiance NEΔL(λ) (or increasing the sensor signal-to-noise ratio) values for the SWIR radiances measured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on the Aqua satellite. Specifically… CONTINUE READING