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Bendix, J.; Cermak, J. &amp; Thies, B., <b>New perspectives in remote sensing of fog and low stratus – TERRA/AQUA-MODIS and MSG</b>(2004), pp. G2, 1-4.

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Title: New perspectives in remote sensing of fog and low stratus – TERRA/AQUA-MODIS and MSG
FOR816dw ID: 127
Publication Date: 2004-10-01
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Individual: Jörg Bendix
Individual: Jan Cermak
Individual: Boris Thies
Two new approaches for the detection of fog/low stratus during daylight are presented. The methods are<br/> based on second generation space technology from the polar (TERRA/AQUA MODIS) and geostationary<br/> (MSG-SEVIRI) orbits. The MODIS approach makes use of a threshold technique which relies on eight<br/> spectral bands. Minimum and maximum fog thresholds are determined by spectral threshold functions<br/> which are derived from radiative transfer calculations. Validation with SYNOP data points to a good<br/> performance of the algorithm. The SEVIRI approach profits from spectral and spatial cloud characteristics.<br/> Fog detection is performed by using dynamic thresholding and a test due to cloud homogeneity.
| low stratus | fog | TERRA/AQUA-MODIS | MSG |
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Conference Name: Proc. 3rd Int. Conf. on Fog, Fog Collection and Dew
Date: 11-15.10.2004
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Page Range: G2, 1-4
Total Pages: 0
Total Figures: 0
Total Tables: 0
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Individual: Tiziana Li Koch
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