Articles | Volume 13, issue 6
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 3235–3261, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-3235-2020

Special issue: Holistic Analysis of Aerosol in Littoral Environments - A...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 3235–3261, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-3235-2020

Research article 18 Jun 2020

Research article | 18 Jun 2020

A fast visible-wavelength 3D radiative transfer model for numerical weather prediction visualization and forward modeling

Steven Albers et al.

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AR by Steve Albers on behalf of the Authors (07 Jan 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
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RR by Anonymous Referee #1 (16 Apr 2020)
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (29 Apr 2020) by Sebastian Schmidt
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Short summary
A fast 3D visible-light forward operator is used to realistically visualize, validate, and potentially assimilate ground- and space-based camera and satellite imagery with NWP models. Three-dimensional fields of hydrometeors, aerosols, and 2D land surface variables are considered in the generation of radiance fields and RGB imagery from a variety of vantage points.