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Title: MISR Calibration and implications for low-light-level aerosol retrieval over dark water.
Authors: Kahn, Ralph
Ku, Wen-Hao
Martonchik, John
Bruegge, Carol J
Diner, David J.
Gaitley, Barbara J.
Abdou, Wedad
Dubovik, Oleg
Holben, Brent
Smirnov, Alexander
Jin, Zhonghai
Clark, Dennis
Keywords: Multiangle Imaging Spectroradiometer (MISR)
sky-scanning radiometers,
sun-scanning radiometers,
Issue Date: 29-Jun-2004
Publisher: American Meteorological Society
Citation: Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences - Special Section, Vol. 62, 1032-1052.
Abstract: The authors push the limits of the vicarious calibration method’s accuracy, aiming to assess absolute, camera-to-camera, and band-toband radiometry. Patterns repeated over many well-constrained cases lend confidence to the results, at a few percent accuracy, as do additional vicarious calibration tests performed with multiplatform observations taken during the Chesapeake Lighthouse and Aircraft Measurements for Satellites (CLAMS) campaign. Conclusions are strongest in the red and green bands, but are too uncertain to accept for the near-infrared. MISR nadir-view and MODIS low-light-level absolute reflectances differ by about 4% in the blue and green bands, with MISR reporting higher values.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2014/39257
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