Simultaneous Retrieval of Diurnal to Seasonal Surface Temperatures and Emissivities over SGP

Faysash, David A.; Smith, Eric A.
July 2000
Journal of Applied Meteorology;Jul2000, Vol. 39 Issue 7, p971
Academic Journal
Examines diurnal and seasonal variations of land surface temperature and emissivities over the Department of Energy's Atmospheric Radiation Measurement-Cloud and Radiation Test Bed site in Kansas and Oklahoma. Use of GOES-8 thermal infrared split window measurements; Correlation between retrieval algorithm and GOES infrared channel detector noise.


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