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Volume 10, issue 4
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 1539–1555, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-1539-2017
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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 1539–1555, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-1539-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 24 Apr 2017

Research article | 24 Apr 2017

Updated MISR dark water research aerosol retrieval algorithm – Part 1: Coupled 1.1 km ocean surface chlorophyll a retrievals with empirical calibration corrections

James A. Limbacher and Ralph A. Kahn
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Aerosol amount and type affect the “atmospheric correction” needed to derive ocean surface chlorophyll a concentration (Chl) from satellite remote sensing and, conversely, the ocean surface representation affects aerosol retrieval products. We introduce a coupled atmosphere-surface retrieval for Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer observations over dark water aimed at improving both aerosol and Chl results. We also refine the MISR calibration, critical to achieving high-quality retrievals.
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