In operational retrievals of cloud and aerosol properties, cloudy pixels are treated independent of their neighbors. We will quantify the 3D radiative effects on the retrievals of cloud and aerosol optical thicknesses and particle size. Article not available.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1110) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Aerosols
(010.1310) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric scattering
A. Marshak, "How 3D Science Can Help to Correctly Interpret Satellite Data on Aerosol-Cloud Interaction," in Fourier Transform Spectroscopy/ Hyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper HMB2.