Session 5 Passive Remote Sensing of Clouds and Aerosols

Wednesday, 9 July 2014: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Essex North (Westin Copley Place)
Host: 14th Conference on Atmospheric Radiation
Lorraine Remer, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD

wednesday am 8:30-10:00

8:30 AM
Relating Shortwave Passive Remote Sensing and Radiative Effects of Aerosol-immersed Broken Cloud Fields
K. Sebastian Schmidt, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and P. Pilewskie, G. Feingold, O. Coddington, and S. Song
9:00 AM
On the relationship between the optical depth and effective radius of warm clouds using the unexploited solar background signals in lidar observations
Jui-Yuan Christine Chiu, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and J. A. Holmes, R. J. Hogan, and E. J. O'Connor
9:15 AM
9:30 AM
Photon path length distributions for cloudy atmospheres from GOSAT high spectral resolution measurements in the oxygen-A-band
Beke Kremmling, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz, Germany; and M. Penning de Vries and T. Wagner

9:45 AM
Sensitivity of Cloud Optical Depth Retrieved from Zenith Radiance to Cloud Phase Assumptions
Jonathan K. P. Shonk, University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom; and J. Y. C. Chiu, A. Marshak, D. M. Giles, and B. Holben
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