Atmospheric corrections of MAS data using SCAR-A experiment

Jean Claude Roger, E. F. Vermote, Nazmi El Saleous

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

We propose to use MODIS Airborne Simulator data acquired during the SCAR-A experiment, that took place in July 1993 in the Eastern US, to validate the MODIS operational atmospheric correction algorithm. The first step is to calibrate the visible, near-infrared and middle- infrared channels using Rayleigh scattering in the visible for the absolute calibration, high clouds or sun glint views for the inter calibration. Calibrated data are compared with simultaneous observations from AVIRIS. The second step is to investigate an aerosol retrieval method using the 2.14 μm band. The split window technique applied to thermal channels at 11 and 12 microns is also used to derive the water vapor content over land. After applying atmospheric corrections, we present some of the directional features exhibited by selected targets.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
PublisherSociety of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers
Pages83-89
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)081941641X
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1995
Externally publishedYes
EventAtmospheric Sensing and Modelling - Rome, Italy
Duration: Sep 29 1994Sep 30 1994

Publication series

NameProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Volume2311
ISSN (Print)0277-786X

Other

OtherAtmospheric Sensing and Modelling
CityRome, Italy
Period9/29/949/30/94

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics of 'Atmospheric corrections of MAS data using SCAR-A experiment'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this