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Multispectral analysis of nighttime low clouds over the ocean

James D. Dykes

Multispectral analysis of nighttime low clouds over the ocean

by James D. Dykes

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Published by Naval Postgraduate School, Available from the National Technical Information Service in Monterey, Calif, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsWash, Carlyle H.
The Physical Object
Pagination42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25475129M

Some cloud types (viz., cirrus, low stratus, and small cumulus) are difficult to detect using visible & infrared thresholds alone MODIS cloud mask will use multispectral imagery to indicate whether the scene is clear, cloudy, or affected by shadows Cloud mask is input to rest of atmosphere, land, and ocean . Laslo, P. Minnis, and L. Remer, "Comparison and analysis of two aerosol retrievals over the ocean in Terra/CERES-MODIS Single Scanner Footprint (SSF) data: Part II - .

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Low clouds look like dust over oceans: Marine stratus over the ocean in the tropics appear light purple and can look similar in color to dust, particularly at night. High clouds obscure dust: High cloud cover can obscure dust plumes beneath them and make spatial analysis of the dust more difficult. @article{osti_, title = {Genetic refinement of cloud-masking algorithms for the multi-spectral thermal imager (MTI)}, author = {Hirsch, K L and Davis, A B and Harvey, N R and Rohde, C A and Brumby, Steven P}, abstractNote = {The Multi-spectral Thermal Imager (MTI) is a high-performance remote-sensing satellite designed, owned and operated by the U.S. Department of Energy, with a dual.


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Calhoun: The NPS Institutional Archive Theses and Dissertations Thesis Collection Multispectral analysis of nighttime low clouds over the ocean. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimitedMultispectral imagery is used for the analysis of nighttime low clouds whose cloud top temperatures are similar to that of the ocean surface.

At night AVHRR channel 3 ( pm) and channel 4 ( /^m) brightness temperature differences distinguish the presence of low stratus and fog from the Author: James D. Dykes. Multilevel cloud retrieval using multispectral HIRS and AVHRR data: Nighttime oceanic analysis Radiometer) Processing Scheme Over Clouds, Land and Ocean (APOLLO effective radius from night.

Over clear-sky vegetative surfaces and water the differences are generally larger than − K. Clear-sky desert scenes have brightness temperature differences that range between approximately −5 and −1 K, making detection of optically thin low-level clouds at night more difficult because of the emissivity differences of by: Rhyme scheme: XaaaaXaXX Stanza lengths (in strings): 9, Closest metre: iambic tetrameter Сlosest rhyme: no rhyme Сlosest stanza type: tercets Guessed form: unknown form Metre: 11 Amount of stanzas: 1 Average number of symbols per stanza: Average number of words per.

In addition, for Fig. 6e, the axis line of the ocean surface is also lower than those of land surface in the range −70° ≤ BT the convection over land is generally more intense than that over by: 2. Night-time cloud detection using satellite data is a challenging area of research. This article presents a night-time cloud detection algorithm based Multispectral analysis of nighttime low clouds over the ocean book multispectral thresholds for the Visible.

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).The cloud radiative effects depend on the type of cloud, and thus, the radiation budget is controlled by the occurrence of various types of clouds (Hartmann et al. ), which complicates our understanding of cloud roles in the climate Cited by: Over the ocean (a near-perfect black body with an emissivity of ), an empirical multispectral correction for water vapor is generally computed based on the differential attenuation of infrared channels 4 and 5 (McClain et al., ).

In the Los Angeles basin, the columnar atmospheric moisture content was 8 kg/m 2. It did not vary Cited by:   [22] Ackerman found variable results in SLIR BTDs at night in his modeling analysis of dust clouds, which often consist partially of silicate minerals.

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A big white fluff of clouds or a sparkle splattered universe. The night heavens are full of surprise and everlasting splendor. over tropical oceans, there are more clouds, but less precipitation at 13–14 km than near LT except over Panama. This may be explained with the phase lags between precipitation and clouds in the life cycles of the convective systems over land and ocean.

The differences between the seasonal cycles of cloud and precipitation sampled at the. And many of the summer phenomena that I talk about in my book (the onshore push, alongshore surge, etc) are connected with the stratus/ stratocumulus of the Pacific.

Why the low clouds. A hint can be found in the surface pressure analysis for this morning at 11 AM (see graphic).

A large high pressure area has formed over the northeast Pacific. temporal/multispectral analysis technique developed by d’Entremont and Gustafson (). The approach uses a decision tree night are representative of a transmissive cirrus cloud.

The magnitude of the daytime MWIR – shows that both the low (red) clouds over the ocean, and the higher cirrus (green-blue) are. The Night Ocean book. Read 26 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

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The amounts of middle and high clouds are less reliably determined than those of low clouds because they are often partially or totally obscured by lower.