Principles of remote sensing of atmospheric parameters from space

TitlePrinciples of remote sensing of atmospheric parameters from space
Publication TypeEducation material
Date Published2002
Secondary TitleMeteorological Training Course Lecture Series
AuthorRizzi, R
Secondary AuthorSaunders, R
PublisherECMWF
Keywordslecture notes, NWP
Abstract
Contents

 

  1. Introduction
  2. Absorption and transmission of monochromatic radiation
  3. Black-body radiation
  4. Emissivity, Kirchoff law and local thermodynamical equilibrium
  5. The equation for radiative transfer
  6. Spectral distribution of radiance leaving the atmosphere
  7. Modelling the interaction
  8. Line shapes and the absorption coefficient
  9. Continuum absorption
  10. Integration over frequency
  11. The direct problem
  12. References

 

URLhttps://www.ecmwf.int/node/16941
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