Articles | Volume 11, issue 14
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 7235–7252, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-11-7235-2011
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 7235–7252, 2011
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-11-7235-2011

Research article 25 Jul 2011

Research article | 25 Jul 2011

A spectral method for retrieving cloud optical thickness and effective radius from surface-based transmittance measurements

P. J. McBride et al.

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