Essays about: "Aerosol Optical Depth"
Found 2 essays containing the words Aerosol Optical Depth.
1. Study of spatial and temporal variation of atmospheric optical parameters and their relation with PM 2.5 concentration over Europe using GIS technologiesUniversity essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap
Abstract : The purpose of this study was to examine the use of remote sensing aerosol data as an estimator of ground level fine particulate matter concentration (PM 2.5). In order to examine this possible relation, daily MODIS Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD) data were used, collected for an entire year. READ MORE
2. Use of CALIOP satellite data to explore the distribution and sources of organic aerosols in the troposphereUniversity essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för rymd- och geovetenskap
Abstract : Aerosols have been identifed as a contributor to the Earth's radiative budget. Aerosol emissions from human activities play a role at least as important as for the greenhouse gases. Their role is even more important that their global effect is opposite to the one of greenhouse effects: aerosols tend to cool down the atmosphere. READ MORE