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AMT | Articles | Volume 12, issue 7
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 3997–4017, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-3997-2019
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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 3997–4017, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-3997-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 19 Jul 2019

Research article | 19 Jul 2019

A geometry-dependent surface Lambertian-equivalent reflectivity product for UV–Vis retrievals – Part 1: Evaluation over land surfaces using measurements from OMI at 466 nm

Wenhan Qin et al.

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Satellite observations depend on Sun and view angles due to anisotropy of the Earth's atmosphere and surface reflection. But most of the ultraviolet and visible cloud, aerosol, and trace-gas algorithms utilize surface reflectivity databases that do not account for surface anisotropy. We create a surface database using the GLER concept which adequately accounts for surface anisotropy, validate it with independent satellite data, and provide a simple implementation to the current algorithms.
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