Articles | Volume 10, issue 6
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 2361–2375, 2017
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 2361–2375, 2017

Research article 29 Jun 2017

Research article | 29 Jun 2017

Remote sensing of multiple cloud layer heights using multi-angular measurements

Kenneth Sinclair et al.


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ED: Publish as is (03 May 2017) by Alexander Kokhanovsky
Short summary
We present a multi-angular contrast approach to retrieve cloud top height (CTH) using photogrammetry. We demonstrate the method’s ability to retrieve heights of multiple cloud layers within single footprints, using the multiple views available for each footprint. This paper provides an in-depth description and performance analysis of the CTH retrieval technique and the retrieved cloud heights are evaluated using collocated data from the Cloud Physics Lidar.