Special Issue "Satellite Derived Global Atmosphere Product Validation/Evaluation"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2019
Prof. Maria João Costa
Universidade de Évora, Institute of Earth Sciences and Dept. Physics, Évora, Portugal
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Interests: Atmospheric Remote Sensing; Cloud and Aerosol properties; Radiative Transfer Modelling; Radiative Forcing; Cloud-Aerosol- Interactions; Cloud-Aerosol Radiative Effects
Satellite missions for meteorological and earth-atmosphere observation purposes have steadily increased in the last six decades. More recently, sensor technological advances reflect in the development and improvement of the ability to describe the atmosphere from satellite remote sensing. Satellite-derived global atmosphere products span a vast set of atmospheric properties, obtained from numerous different sensors at a variety of spatial and temporal scales. These products represent major sources of continuous data at the global scale, allowing for monitoring the atmospheric environment and greatly contributing to a better understanding of atmospheric processes and of the climate system and its changes. The consistency of atmospheric products retrieved from satellite data is thus crucial and must be assessed in order to provide users with information on product accuracy, precision and stability. The validation/evaluation of satellite-derived global atmosphere products are challenging tasks that require the use of independent reference data. Useful datasets to quantify uncertainties and address validation include, but are not limited to, ground-based measurements and reference satellite products for satellite inter-comparison. This Special Issue invites contributions dealing with the validation/evaluation of radiometric and geophysical global atmospheric satellite retrievals.
Prof. Maria João Costa
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- Satellite Remote Sensing
- Global Atmospheric Products