The Effects of Different Footprint Sizes and Cloud Algorithms on the Top-Of-Atmosphere Radiative Flux Calculation from the Clouds and Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES) Instrument on Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (NPP)

@article{Su2017TheEO,
  title={The Effects of Different Footprint Sizes and Cloud Algorithms on the Top-Of-Atmosphere Radiative Flux Calculation from the Clouds and Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES) Instrument on Suomi National Polar-Orbiting Partnership (NPP)},
  author={W. Su and L. Liang and W. F. Miller and Victor E. Sothcott},
  journal={Atmospheric Measurement Techniques},
  year={2017},
  volume={10},
  pages={4001-4011}
}
  • W. Su, L. Liang, +1 author Victor E. Sothcott
  • Published 2017
  • Environmental Science
  • Atmospheric Measurement Techniques
  • Only one Clouds and Earth's Radiant Energy System (CERES) instrument is onboard the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) and it has been placed in cross-track mode since launch; it is thus not possible to construct a set of angular distribution models (ADMs) specific for CERES on NPP. Edition 4 Aqua ADMs are used for flux inversions for NPP CERES measurements. However, the footprint size of NPP CERES is greater than that of Aqua CERES, as the altitude of the NPP orbit is higher than… CONTINUE READING

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