Observations, ray-tracing, and data assimilation in the assessment and visualization of aerosols, clouds, and land surface in numerical models

Steve Albers, Yuanfu Xie, Z. Tóth

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Abstract

A 3-dimensional ray-tracing package was developed to create visually realistic, model-simulated images of weather and the land surface. The software is used to create and evaluate observationally based digital analyses of cloud and aerosol properties, and visualize the model environment.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPropagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcAOP 2017
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
VolumePart F49-pcAOP 2017
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2017
EventPropagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcAOP 2017 - San Francisco, United States
Duration: Jun 26 2017Jun 29 2017

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OtherPropagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcAOP 2017
CountryUnited States
CitySan Francisco
Period6/26/176/29/17

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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Albers, S., Xie, Y., & Tóth, Z. (2017). Observations, ray-tracing, and data assimilation in the assessment and visualization of aerosols, clouds, and land surface in numerical models. In Propagation Through and Characterization of Atmospheric and Oceanic Phenomena, pcAOP 2017 (Vol. Part F49-pcAOP 2017). OSA - The Optical Society. https://doi.org/10.1364/PCAOP.2017.PW3D.2