Articles | Volume 13, issue 6
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 3263–3275, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-3263-2020
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 3263–3275, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-3263-2020
Research article
19 Jun 2020
Research article | 19 Jun 2020

Evaluation of the MODIS Collection 6 multilayer cloud detection algorithm through comparisons with CloudSat Cloud Profiling Radar and CALIPSO CALIOP products

Benjamin Marchant et al.

Viewed

Total article views: 1,512 (including HTML, PDF, and XML)
HTML PDF XML Total BibTeX EndNote
1,034 450 28 1,512 19 21
  • HTML: 1,034
  • PDF: 450
  • XML: 28
  • Total: 1,512
  • BibTeX: 19
  • EndNote: 21
Views and downloads (calculated since 23 Jan 2020)
Cumulative views and downloads (calculated since 23 Jan 2020)

Viewed (geographical distribution)

Total article views: 1,340 (including HTML, PDF, and XML) Thereof 1,311 with geography defined and 29 with unknown origin.
Country # Views %
  • 1
1
 
 
 
 

Cited

Latest update: 08 Aug 2022
Download
Short summary
Multilayer cloud scenes (such as an ice cloud overlapping a liquid cloud) are common in the Earth's atmosphere and are quite difficult to detect from space. The detection of multilayer clouds is important to better understand how they interact with the light and their impact on the climate. So, for the instrument MODIS an algorithm has been developed to detect those clouds, and this paper presents an evaluation of this algorithm by comparing it with other instruments.