Accession Number : ADA289329

Title :   Subvisual Cirrus: What It Is and Where You Find It.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CA TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS

Personal Author(s) : Lynch, David K.

PDF Url : ADA289329

Report Date : 01 NOV 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : Extremely low column density ice clouds (subvisual cirrus) have significant impacts on passive IR remote sensing of both the atmosphere and the Earth. In this report I review the physical properties of subvisual cirrus and discuss their detection and global distribution.

Descriptors :   *CIRRUS CLOUDS, INFRARED DETECTION, OPTICAL RADAR, OPTICAL PROPERTIES, ICE FORMATION, VISIBILITY, CLIMATE, REMOTE DETECTION.

Subject Categories : Meteorology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE