Accession Number : ADA118736
Title : Comparison of Multichannel and Two-Satellite Methods for Remote Measurement of Sea Surface Temperature.
Descriptive Note : Final technical note,
Corporate Author : NAVAL OCEAN RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITY NSTL STATION MS
Personal Author(s) : Holyer,Ron ; Hawkins,Jeff
PDF Url : ADA118736
Report Date : Jul 1982
Pagination or Media Count : 16
Abstract : Atmospheric correction of IR satellite data for retrieval of sea surface temperatures (SST) by means of differential absorption can take on two forms. The most popular method utilizes changes in the spectral transmittance of the atmosphere between two or more IR channels (multichannel). The second form employs path length differences in the same spectral band using two satellites. The multichannel and two satellite approaches are applied to coincident imagery and in situ data and compared.
Descriptors : *Infrared radiation, *Radiation attenuation, Ocean surface, Temperature, Measurement, Remote detectors, Artificial satellites, Troposphere, Aerosols, Radiative transfer, Compensation
Subject Categories : Infrared Detection and Detectors
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE