Atmospheric Shortwave Radiative Transfer Modeling

  1. Shunlin Liang

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/047172372X.ch2

Quantitative Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces

Quantitative Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces

How to Cite

Liang, S. (2003) Atmospheric Shortwave Radiative Transfer Modeling, in Quantitative Remote Sensing of Land Surfaces, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/047172372X.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 1 DEC 2003

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series in Remote Sensing

Book Series Editors:

  1. Jin Au Kong

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471281665

Online ISBN: 9780471723721

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Keywords:

  • radiative transfer;
  • solar radiation;
  • particle size distribution;
  • algorithms;
  • optimal remote sensing (ORS)

Summary

This chapter includes the following topics:

  • Radiative Transfer Equation

  • Surface Statistical BRDF Models

  • Atmospheric Optical Properties

  • Solving Radiative Transfer Equations

  • Approximate Representation for Incorporating Surface BRDF

  • Summary