A new technique is presented that utilizes the vertically resolved lidar cloud extinction profile to estimate uncertainties in the passive retrievals of geometrically thick but tenuous cirrus.
© 2007 Optical Society of America
(120.0120) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology
(120.0280) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Remote sensing and sensors
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation
R. E. Holz, T. Maestri, S. A. Ackerman, and L. E. Gumley, "Comparing Actively Remote Sensed Lidar Cloud Properties with Passive AIRS and MODIS Retrievals," in Fourier Transform Spectroscopy/ Hyperspectral Imaging and Sounding of the Environment, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper HTuD2.
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