AOSC 625
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AOSC 625 - Remote Inference of Atmospheric Properties by Satellite
PREREQUISITES:

  • AOSC 621 - Atmospheric Radiation
  • MATH 461 - Linear Algebra for Scientists and Engineers

DESCRIPTION:

Atmospheric radiative transfer applied to satellite observations. Physical basis of remote inference. Inference of surface temperature from satellite radiation measurements. Inference of temperature and moisture soundings (retrievals) from satellite radiation measurements. Errors in satellite retrievals. Applications and implications to numerical weather simulation and prediction.