Accession Number : ADA306518

Title :   Review of the CLDSIM Cloud Radiance Simulator.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 26 Sep 90-31 Oct 94,

Corporate Author : VISIDYNE INC BURLINGTON MA

Personal Author(s) : Thornburg, Ross J. ; DeVore, John G. ; Thompson, James

PDF Url : ADA306518

Report Date : 15 DEC 1993

Pagination or Media Count : 69

Abstract : Visidyne has conducted an independent review of CLDSIM, a cloud model resident in the SSGM code. CLDSIM simulates cloud background, a major source of clutter for IR sensors viewing from space. An evaluation of CLDSIM, along with recommendations for possible improvement are presented. (The version of CLDSIM reviewed corresponds to that in the SSGM Release 5.1).

Descriptors :   *COMPUTERIZED SIMULATION, *CLOUD COVER, CLUTTER, RADIANCE, INTERFERENCE, BACKGROUND, INFRARED SURVEILLANCE.

Subject Categories : Meteorology
      Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE