Special Issue "Atmospheric Remote Sensing"
A special issue of Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2010).
Interests: radiative transfer; optical remote sensing; atmosphere; cryosphere; clouds; aerosol; ocean; snow; ice; atmospheric radiation; light scattering
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Special Issue in Remote Sensing: Aerosol and Cloud Remote Sensing
Special Issue in Remote Sensing: Atmospheric Correction of Remote Sensing Data
Special Issue in Remote Sensing: Remote Sensing of Atmosphere and Underlying Surface Using OLCI and SLSTR on Board Sentinel-3: Calibration, Algorithms, Geophysical Products and Validation
Special Issue in Remote Sensing: Current Advances in Radiative Transfer Modeling for Satellite Optical Remote Sensing Applications
Terrestrial atmosphere contains various gases and also condensed matter in forms of clouds and aerosol particles. Its chemical composition varies with time and highly dependent on a particular location. Also gases, atmospheric aerosol, and clouds are not independent entities but they highly interact. In particular, clouds can not form in atmosphere containing no aerosol and a large fraction of atmospheric aerosol is created in atmosphere from a gaseous phase.
An important scientific question is related to the quantification of the spatial distribution of various pollutants (e.g., particulate matter, NO2, SO2, organic compounds, soot, etc.) and also influence of changes in atmospheric composition on climate. The correspondent issues can be addressed only on the basis of observations, preferably using global satellite measurements.
The focus of this special issue is on the modern methods of atmospheric remote sensing, including remote sensing of
- trace gases;
- atmospheric aerosol.
Dr. Alexander A. Kokhanovsky
- atmospheric aerosol
- trace gases
- remote sensing
- radiative transfer
- inverse theory
- light scattering and absorption
- environmental optics