Articles | Volume 12, issue 17
Research article
06 Sep 2012
Research article |  | 06 Sep 2012

Estimating cloud optical thickness and associated surface UV irradiance from SEVIRI by implementing a semi-analytical cloud retrieval algorithm

P. Pandey, K. De Ridder, D. Gillotay, and N. P. M. van Lipzig

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Subject: Radiation | Research Activity: Atmospheric Modelling | Altitude Range: Troposphere | Science Focus: Physics (physical properties and processes)
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