Estimation of shortwave reflected solar radiation fluxes on the top of atmosphere using the data of the radiometer AVHRR on NOAA satellites.

Authors: Kryvobok А.A.

Year: 2007

Issue: 02

Pages: 24-34


The testing of different methods of shortwave reflected solar radiation fluxes (RSRF) estimation on the top of atmosphere(TOA) using AVHRR data from NOAA satellites was carried out. It was shown that the Hucek and Jacobowitz method gives the best results. The relative error of RSFS estimation on TOA using this method is 0.12 and only for specific geographical zone this error is 0.16

Tags: NOAA satellites; Shortwave radiation


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