Retrieved cloud optical and microphysical global statistics from the MODIS Collection 5 processing stream will be discussed. Evaluation includes algorithm sensitivities, aggregation sensitivities, and retrievals run on cloud resolving models of marine boundary layer clouds.
© 2009 The Optical Society
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.1310) Remote sensing and sensors : Atmospheric scattering
(280.4991) Remote sensing and sensors : Passive remote sensing
S. Platnick, P. A. Hubanks, G. Wind, M. D. King, S. A. Ackerman, B. Maddux, T. Zinner, and A. Ackerman, "The MODIS Cloud Optical and Microphysical Product: An Evaluation of Effective Radius Retrieval Statistics and Model Simulations," in Advances in Imaging, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper HWB1.
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