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F. Parol, J. C. Buriez, C. Vanbauce, J. Riedi, L. C. Labonnote, M. Doutriaux-Boucher, M. Vesperini, G. Sèze, P. Couvert, M. Viollier, and F. M. Bréon. Review of capabilities of multi-angle and polarization cloud measurements from POLDER. Advances in Space Research, 33:1080-1088, January 2004. [ bib | DOI | ADS link ]

Polarization and directionality of the Earth's reflectances (POLDER) is a multispectral imaging radiometer-polarimeter with a wide field-of-view, a moderate spatial resolution, and a multi-angle viewing capability. It functioned nominally aboard ADEOS1 from November 1996 to June 1997. When the satellite passes over a target, POLDER allows to observe it under up to 14 different viewing directions and in several narrow spectral bands of the visible and near-infrared spectrum (443-910 nm). This new type of multi-angle instruments offers new opportunity for deriving cloud parameters at global scale. The aim of this short overview paper is to point out the main contributions of such an instrument for cloud study through its original instrumental capabilities (multidirectionality, multipolarization, and multispectrality). This is mainly illustrated by using ADEOS 1-POLDER derived cloud parameters which are operationally processed by CNES and are available since the beginning of 1999.

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