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TitleAn approach for aerosol retrievals over canada's landmass from historical avhrr 1-km observations
 
AuthorRadkevich, A V; Trishchenko, A PORCID logo; Khlopenkov, K V
SourceIEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium proceedings vol. 3, no. 1, 4779510, 2008 p. III958-III961, https://doi.org/10.1109/IGARSS.2008.4779510
Year2008
Alt SeriesNatural Resources Canada, Contribution Series 20181942
PublisherIEEE
Documentserial
Lang.English
Mediapaper; on-line; digital
File formatpdf
Subjectsgeophysics; Nature and Environment; remote sensing
ProgramCanada Centre for Remote Sensing Divsion
AbstractThe accurate atmospheric correction of historical satellite long-term data is required to make them suitable for climate change application. The correction of satellite data over land for aerosol effect constitutes the most challenging part of the processing. In this paper we explored an opportunity to use inland water bodies over Canada to retrieve aerosol optical depth. Because of large water fraction this approach looks quite promising over Canada territory. The details of water surface reflection model and retrieval scheme are presented. The comparison with AERONET ground-based sun photometer retrievals looks quite encouraging. This opens an opportunity for improved atmospheric correction of historical AVHRR 1-km data over Canada's landmass.
GEOSCAN ID312297

 
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