Characterization of the radiative properties of cirrus clouds with a wide-band fourier transform spectroradiometer

Year: 2013

Authors: Bianchini G., Palchetti L., Del Guasta M.

Autors Affiliation: Istituto di Fisica Applicata Nello Carrara, Via Madonna del Piano 10, Firenze, Italy

Abstract: The synergic use of a far-infrared wide-bandwidth spectroradiometer and a LIDAR allows to perform a simultaneous radiative and microphysical characterization of thin ice clouds, a task particularly relevant for the understanding of the climate system.

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KeyWords: Cirrus clouds; Climate system; Far-infrared; Fourier-transform spectroradiometer; Ice clouds; Microphysical characterization; Radiative properties; Spectro-radiometers, Radiometers; Spectrometers; Spectroscopy, Clouds