Light Scattering Reviews, Vol. 6: Light Scattering and Remote Sensing of Atmosphere and Surface

Light Scattering Reviews, Vol. 6: Light Scattering and Remote Sensing of Atmosphere and Surface

by Alexander A. Kokhanovsky (Editor)


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This is the next volume in series of Light Scattering Reviews. Volumes 1-5 have already been printed by Springer. The volume is composed of several papers ( usually, 10) of leading researchers in the respective field. The main focus of this book is light scattering, radiative transfer and optics of snow.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642438295
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/24/2014
Edition description: 2012
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.61(w) x 9.45(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Single light scattering
1. 1. Finite-difference time domain solution of light scattering by arbi
1.2.Light scattering by irregularly shaped particles comparable with wavelength trarily shaped particles and surfaces
1.3.Light scattering by large particles
1.4. Polar nephelometer: design and measurements
Chapter 2. Radiative transfer
2.1 The general-purpose discrete-ordinate algorithm DISORT for radiative transfer 2.2. SCIATRAN: a new tool for studies of the polarized radiative transfer in the terrestrial atmosphere – underlying surface system
Chapter 3. Remote sensing of atmosphere and surface
3.1. Genesis and evolution of the use of polarization in remote sensing of atmospheres and oceans 3.2. Airborne measurements of solar spectral irradiance and our understanding of cloud and aerosol radiative effects
Chapter 4. Scattering optics and remote sensing of snow
4. 1. Complexity of the scattering optics of natural snow cover
4.2. Optical properties of snow surface and remote sensing of snow physical parameters

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