Articles | Volume 11, issue 1
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 593–609, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-593-2018
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 593–609, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-593-2018

Research article 31 Jan 2018

Research article | 31 Jan 2018

All-sky photogrammetry techniques to georeference a cloud field

Pierre Crispel and Gregory Roberts

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In this study, we use an all-sky stereo camera network to perform geolocation of individual elements of a cloud field in order to track individual clouds and estimate some of their morphological characteristics and their evolution in time. Furthermore, this allows use of cloud geolocation for cloud airborne measurements. For example, in the case of instrumented UAVs, the GPS coordinates of the target cloud may be communicated in real time to the autopilot.