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Regional aerosol retrieval results from MISR

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4 Author(s)
Martonchik, J.V. ; Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Technol., Pasadena, CA, USA ; Diner, D.J. ; Crean, K.A. ; Bull, M.A.

Examples of aerosol retrieval results, derived from the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) on the Earth Observation Science (EOS) Terra platform, are shown and the performance of the retrieval algorithms are discussed, following the first 18 months of operational data processing. A number of algorithm modifications were implemented, based on an analysis of aerosol retrieval results during this period, and these changes are described. Two cloud-screening algorithms, the angle-to-angle smoothness and angle-to-angle correlation tests, which were used in the preprocessing phase of the analyses are also described. The aerosol retrieval examples cover a wide variety of conditions, both over land and water. Particular aerosol types include dust clouds, forest fire and volcanic plumes, and localized dense haze. Finally, some ideas are discussed for additional improvement of the MISR aerosol data product, based on the experience gained in analyzing multiangle data and the associated geophysical products.

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Geoscience and Remote Sensing, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:40 ,  Issue: 7 )