The impact of crystal morphology on solar and thermal infrared radiative properties of subtropical cirrus is quantified. For this purpose airborne measurements and simulated optical properties of nonspherical ice crystal are implemented into radiative simulations.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(010.0010) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric and oceanic optics
(010.1310) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric scattering
(010.3920) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Meteorology
M. Wendisch, P. Yang, and P. Pilewskie, "Impact of Crystal Habit on Cirrus Radiative Properties," in Fourier Transform Spectroscopy/ Hyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper HTuB3.
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