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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJARAI.2013.021205
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Research in Artificial Intelligence(IJARAI), Volume 2 Issue 12, 2013.
Abstract: Sensitivity analysis and error of reflectance based vicarious calibration with estimated aerosol refractive index and size distribution derived from measured solar direct and diffuse irradiance as well as measured surface reflectance is conducted for solar reflective channels of mission instruments onboard remote sensing satellites. Through these error analyses, it is found that the most influencing factor is surface reflectance. The most significant 75 to 91% of vicarious calibration coefficients error is due to surface reflectance followed by atmospheric optical depth and Junge parameter. Therefore, we have to care about surface reflectance measuring accuracy followed by atmospheric optical depth (aerosol refractive index, and water vapor and ozone absorption) and Junge parameter (aerosol size distribution). As a conclusion, it is confirmed that surface reflectance is most influencing factor on TOA radiance. When the atmospheric optical depth is small, then Junge parameter is influencing.
Kohei Arai , “Sensitivity Analysis and Error Analysis of Reflectance Based Vicarious Calibration with Estimated Aerosol Refractive Index and Size Distribution Derived from Measured Solar Direct and Diffuse Irradiance as well as Measured Surface Reflectance” International Journal of Advanced Research in Artificial Intelligence(IJARAI), 2(12), 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJARAI.2013.021205