SRB References

Some pointers to additional information about the SRB data

Technical Information

Whitlock, C. H., Charlock, T. P., Staylor, W. F., Pinker, R. T., Laszlo, I., DiPasquale, R. C., and Ritchey, N. A.: WCRP Surface Radiation Budget Shortwave Data Product Description - Version 1.1. NASA Technical Memorandum 107747, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia, 1993.

DiPasquale, R. C., and Whitlock, C. H.: First WCRP Long-Term Sat- ellite Estimates of Surface Solar Flux for the Globe and Selected Regions. Proceedings of the ERIM/JOANNEUM RESEARCH/CIESIN 25th International Symposium on Remote Sensing and Global Environ- mental Change. Graz, Austria, April 4-8, 1993. Environmental Research Institute of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1993.

Scientific Results

Brest, C. L. and W. B. Rossow. 1991. Radiometric Calibration and Monitoring of NOAA AVHRR Data for ISCCP. Int. J. Remote Sensing, In Press.

Gautier, C. and R. Frouin. 1988. Sensitivity of Satellite-Derived Net Shortwave Irradiance at the Earth's Surface to Radiometric Calibration. In Proc. 4th International Colloquium on Spectral Signatures of Objects in Remote Sensing, Aussois, France, January 18-22, 1988, ESA SP-287; ESA Paris, 179-183.

Rossow, W. B., L. C. Gardner, P-J. Lu, and A. W. Walker. 1988. International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Description of Reduced Resolution Data. WMO/TD-No. 266, World Meteorological Organization, Geneva.

Rossow, W. B., C. L. Brest, and L. C. Garder. 1989. Global, Seasonal Surface Variations form Satellite Radiance Measurements. J. Climate 2(3): 214-247.

Sellers, P. J., S. I. Rasool, and H. -J. Bolle. 1990. A Review of Satellite Data Algorithms for Studies of the Land Surface. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 71(10): 1429-1477.

Staylor, W. F., and A. C. Wilber. 1990. Global Surface Albedos Estimated from ERBE Data. In Proc. AMS 7th Conference on Atmospheric Radiation, San Francisco, California, July23-27, 1990, 231-236.

Suttles, J. T., R. N. Green, P. Minnis, G. L. Smith, W. F. Staylor, B. A. Wielicki, I. J. Walker, D. F. Young, V. R. Taylor, and L. L, Stowe. 1988. Angular Radiation Models for Earth-Atmosphere System, Volume I-Shortwave Radiation. NASA RP-1184; NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA 23665-5225.

WCRP. 1988. International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP) Working Group on Data Management, Sixth Session. Ft. Collins, CO, June 16-18, 1987, WMO/TD-No. 210,Geneva.

Whitlock C. H., W. F. Staylor, J. T. Suttles, G. Smith, R, Levin, R. Frouin, C. Gautier, P. M. Teillet, P. N. Slater, Y. J. Kaufman, B. N. Holben, W. B. Rossow, C., Brest, and S. R. LeCroy. 1990a. AVHRR and VISSR Satellite Instrument Calibration Results for both Cirrus and Marine Stratocumulus IFO Periods. In Proc. FIRE Science Meeting, Vail, Co., July 11-15,1988, NASA CP-3083, NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA 23665-5225, 141-146.

Whitlock, C. H., W. F. Staylor, W. L. Darnell, M-D. Chou, G. Dedieu, P. Y. Deschamps, J. Ellis, C. Gautier, R. Frouin, R. T. Pinker, I. Laslo, W. B. Rossow, and D. Tarpley. 1990b. Comparison of Surface Radiation Budget Satellite Algorithms for Downwelled Shortwave Irradiance With Wisconsin FIRE/SRB Surface Truth Data. In Proc. AMS 7th Conference on Atmospheric Radiation, San Francisco, California, July 23-27, 1990, 237-242.

Pinker References

Briegleb, B. P., P. Minnis, V. Ramanathan and E. Harrison. 1986. Comparison of regional clear-sky albedos inferred from satellite observations and model calculations. J. Climate Appl. Meteor. 25:214-226.

Kneizys, F., E. Shettle, W. Gallery, J. Chetwynd, L. Abreu, J. Selby, R. Fenn and R. McClatchey, 1980: Atmospheric transmittance/ radiance: Computer code LOWT RAN5. Rep. AFGL-Tr-80-67, Air Force Geophysics Laboratory, Hanscomb AFB, MA, 127 pp.

Lacis, A. A. and J. E. Hansen. 1974. A parameterization for the absorption of solar radiation in the earth's atmosphere. J. Atmos. Sci. 31:118-133.

Pinker, R. and J. Ewing. 1985. Modeling surface solar radiation: Model formulation and validation. J. Climate Appl. Meteor. 24:389-401.

Pinker, R. T. and I. Laszlo. 1992. Modeling surface solar irradiance for satellite applications on a global scale. J. Appl. Meteor., February issue. Stephens, G. L., S. Ackerman and E. Smith. 1984. A shortwave parameterization revised to improve cloud absorption. J. Atmos. Sci. 41:687-690.

WCP-55. 1983. World Climate Research report of the experts meeting on aerosols and their climatic effects. Williamsburg, Virginia, 28-30 March 1983, A. Deepak and H. E. Gerber, Eds. 107 pp.

Wiscombe, W. J., R. M. Welch and W. D. Hall. 1984. The effects of very large drops on cloud absorption. Part I: Parcel models. J. Atmos. Sci. 41:1336-1355.

Staylor References

Darnell. W. L., W. F. Staylor, S. K. Gupta, and F. M. Denn. 1988. Estimation of surface insolation using Sun-synchronous satellite data. J. Clim. 1:820-835.

Hoyt, D. V. 1978. A model for the calculation of solar global insolation. Sol. Energy 21:27-35.

Lacis, A. A., and J. E. Hansen. 1978. A parameterization for the absorption of solar radiation in the Earth's atmosphere. J. Atmos. Sci. 31:118-133.

The Astronomical Almanac, Nautical Almanac Office, U. S. Naval Observatory, Washington, D. C., 1985, 1980.

Schiffer, R. A., and W. B. Rossow. 1983. The International Satellite Cloud Climatology Project (ISCCP): The first project of the World Climate Research Programme. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc. 64:779-784.

Smith, W. L., H. M. Woolf, C. M. Hayden, D. Q. Wark, and L. M. McMillin. 1979. The Tiros-N operational vertical sounder. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc. 60:1177-1187.

Staylor, W. F. 1985. Reflection and emission models for clouds derived from Nimbus 7 Earth radiation budget scanner measurements. JGR 90:8075-8079.

Staylor, W. F., and A. C. Wilber. 1990. Global surface albedos estimated from ERBE data. Proceedings of AMS Conf. on Atmospheric Radiation, July 23-27, 1990, San Francisco, CA, pp 231-236.

WCRP, 1983: Experts meeting on aerosols and their climate effects. A. Deepak and H. E. Gerber editors, WCP-55, 107 pp.

Yamamoto, G. 1962. Direct absorption of solar radiation by atmospheric water vapor, carbon dioxide, and molecular oxygen. J. Atmos. Sci. 19:182-188.