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Identification and Quantification of Regional Aerosol Trends and Impact on Clouds over the North Atlantic Ocean
Aerosols and clouds contribute to atmospheric variability and Earth’s radiative balance across local, regional, and global scales. Originating from both natural and anthropogenic sources, aerosols can cause adverse health ...
IMPROVED SATELLITE MICROWAVE RETRIEVALS AND THEIR INCORPORATION INTO A SIMPLIFIED 4D-VAR VORTEX INITIALIZATION USING ADJOINT TECHNIQUES
Microwave instruments provide unique radiance measurements for observing surface properties and vertical atmosphere profiles in almost all weather conditions except for heavy precipitation. The Advanced Microwave Scanning ...
ESTIMATING SURFACE ELEVATION BIASES FROM SUBSURFACE SCATTERED PHOTONS FOR LASER ALTIMETERS
Three decades of satellite observations have revealed rapid changes in Earth’s cryosphere associated with anthropogenic climate change, including decreased extent and volume of Arctic sea ice, mass loss from the Greenland ...