Accession Number:

ADA276690

Title:

Sensitivity Analysis of the AVHRR Infrared Cirrus Model

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept.

Corporate Author:

PHILLIPS LAB HANSCOM AFB MA

Report Date:

1993-07-19

Pagination or Media Count:

44.0

Abstract:

We have studied the sensitivity to errors of a cirrus cloud analysis technique using NOAA Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer AVHRR multispectral imagery. The sensitivity analysis reveals possible errors in computing optical depths and altitudes for nighttime cirrus cloud data samples taken from the First ISCCP Regional Experiment FIRE Phase I intensive field observations. The Appendix contains plots of the computed errors found in the study.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Optics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE