The regional optimization of infrared measurements of sea surface temperature from space

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An accurate numerical line-by-line model of the radiative transfer through the atmosphere is used to simulate measurements of the advanced very high resolution radiometer (AVHRR/2) on the NOAA series of near-polar-orbiting satellites for conditions of the region of the Greenland, Iceland, and Norwegian Sea. A set of regionally optimized zenith-angle dependent coefficients for the "split-window' algorithm is derived and its error characteristics are discussed. -from Author

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13,497-13,510
JournalJournal of Geophysical Research
Issue numberC8
StatePublished - Jan 1 1990
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geophysics
  • Forestry
  • Oceanography
  • Aquatic Science
  • Ecology
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Soil Science
  • Geochemistry and Petrology
  • Earth-Surface Processes
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Palaeontology

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