Using Remote Sensing in Atmospheric Applications

  • Siamak Khorram
  • Frank H. Koch
  • Cynthia F. van der Wiele
  • Stacy A. C. Nelson
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Space Development book series (BRIEFSSPACE)

Abstract

Monitoring gases, radiation, water vapor, and other data using remotely-sensed images have led to an expanded comprehension of physical and chemical processes in the atmosphere over the past decade. LiDAR has been used to monitor trace gases from the ground level up to the stratosphere with a high range resolution. RADAR has been used for weather forecasting and many other tracking of weather related phenomena.

Keywords

Methane Dioxide Dust Microwave Europe 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Siamak Khorram
    • 1
    • 2
  • Frank H. Koch
    • 3
  • Cynthia F. van der Wiele
    • 4
  • Stacy A. C. Nelson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA
  2. 2.Center for Earth ObservationNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA
  3. 3. Forestry Sciences LaboratoryUSDA Forest Service, Southern Research StationResearch Triangle ParkUSA
  4. 4.DurhamUSA

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