Spacecraft with Aerosol Sensors


A number of atmospheric monitoring spacecraft are equipped with aerosol sensors.

A number of atmospheric monitoring spacecraft are equipped with aerosol sensors. Key: AC: angstrom coefficient; AE: angstrom exponent; AEC: aerosol extinction cross section; AI: aerosol index; AOT: aerosol optical thickness; ASD: aerosol size distribution; ASP: aerosol size parameter; BC: backscatter cross section; PBALH: planetary boundary and aerosol layer heights; SSA: single scatter albedo. Click on image to enlarge.  More »