Articles | Volume 13, issue 2
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 593–628, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-593-2020
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 593–628, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-593-2020

Research article 10 Feb 2020

Research article | 10 Feb 2020

Introducing the 4.4 km spatial resolution Multi-Angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) aerosol product

Michael J. Garay et al.

Related authors

Analysis of simultaneous aerosol and ocean glint retrieval using multi-angle observations
Kirk Knobelspiesse, Amir Ibrahim, Bryan Franz, Sean Bailey, Robert Levy, Ziauddin Ahmad, Joel Gales, Meng Gao, Michael Garay, Samuel Anderson, and Olga Kalashnikova
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 3233–3252, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-3233-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-3233-2021, 2021
Short summary
Introducing the MISR Level 2 Near Real-Time Aerosol Product
Marcin L. Witek, Michael J. Garay, David J. Diner, Michael A. Bull, Felix C. Seidel, Abigail M. Nastan, and Earl G. Hansen
Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-2021-71,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-2021-71, 2021
Preprint under review for AMT
Short summary
A global analysis of diurnal variability in dust and dust mixture using CATS observations
Yan Yu, Olga V. Kalashnikova, Michael J. Garay, Huikyo Lee, Myungje Choi, Gregory S. Okin, John E. Yorks, James R. Campbell, and Jared Marquis
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 1427–1447, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-1427-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-1427-2021, 2021
Short summary
The Aerosol Characterization from Polarimeter and Lidar (ACEPOL) airborne field campaign
Kirk Knobelspiesse, Henrique M. J. Barbosa, Christine Bradley, Carol Bruegge, Brian Cairns, Gao Chen, Jacek Chowdhary, Anthony Cook, Antonio Di Noia, Bastiaan van Diedenhoven, David J. Diner, Richard Ferrare, Guangliang Fu, Meng Gao, Michael Garay, Johnathan Hair, David Harper, Gerard van Harten, Otto Hasekamp, Mark Helmlinger, Chris Hostetler, Olga Kalashnikova, Andrew Kupchock, Karla Longo De Freitas, Hal Maring, J. Vanderlei Martins, Brent McBride, Matthew McGill, Ken Norlin, Anin Puthukkudy, Brian Rheingans, Jeroen Rietjens, Felix C. Seidel, Arlindo da Silva, Martijn Smit, Snorre Stamnes, Qian Tan, Sebastian Val, Andrzej Wasilewski, Feng Xu, Xiaoguang Xu, and John Yorks
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 2183–2208, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-2183-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-2183-2020, 2020
Short summary
Merging regional and global aerosol optical depth records from major available satellite products
Larisa Sogacheva, Thomas Popp, Andrew M. Sayer, Oleg Dubovik, Michael J. Garay, Andreas Heckel, N. Christina Hsu, Hiren Jethva, Ralph A. Kahn, Pekka Kolmonen, Miriam Kosmale, Gerrit de Leeuw, Robert C. Levy, Pavel Litvinov, Alexei Lyapustin, Peter North, Omar Torres, and Antti Arola
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 2031–2056, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-2031-2020,https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-2031-2020, 2020
Short summary

Related subject area

Subject: Aerosols | Technique: Remote Sensing | Topic: Data Processing and Information Retrieval
Efficient multi-angle polarimetric inversion of aerosols and ocean color powered by a deep neural network forward model
Meng Gao, Bryan A. Franz, Kirk Knobelspiesse, Peng-Wang Zhai, Vanderlei Martins, Sharon Burton, Brian Cairns, Richard Ferrare, Joel Gales, Otto Hasekamp, Yongxiang Hu, Amir Ibrahim, Brent McBride, Anin Puthukkudy, P. Jeremy Werdell, and Xiaoguang Xu
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 4083–4110, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-4083-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-4083-2021, 2021
Short summary
Quantitative comparison of measured and simulated O4 absorptions for one day with extremely low aerosol load over the tropical Atlantic
Thomas Wagner, Steffen Dörner, Steffen Beirle, Sebastian Donner, and Stefan Kinne
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 3871–3893, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-3871-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-3871-2021, 2021
Short summary
A Dark Target research aerosol algorithm for MODIS observations over eastern China: increasing coverage while maintaining accuracy at high aerosol loading
Yingxi R. Shi, Robert C. Levy, Leiku Yang, Lorraine A. Remer, Shana Mattoo, and Oleg Dubovik
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 3449–3468, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-3449-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-3449-2021, 2021
Short summary
Optimal use of the Prede POM sky radiometer for aerosol, water vapor, and ozone retrievals
Rei Kudo, Henri Diémoz, Victor Estellés, Monica Campanelli, Masahiro Momoi, Franco Marenco, Claire L. Ryder, Osamu Ijima, Akihiro Uchiyama, Kouichi Nakashima, Akihiro Yamazaki, Ryoji Nagasawa, Nozomu Ohkawara, and Haruma Ishida
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 3395–3426, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-3395-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-3395-2021, 2021
Short summary
Analysis of simultaneous aerosol and ocean glint retrieval using multi-angle observations
Kirk Knobelspiesse, Amir Ibrahim, Bryan Franz, Sean Bailey, Robert Levy, Ziauddin Ahmad, Joel Gales, Meng Gao, Michael Garay, Samuel Anderson, and Olga Kalashnikova
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 3233–3252, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-3233-2021,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-3233-2021, 2021
Short summary

Cited articles

Abdou, W. A., Diner, D. J., Martonchik, J. V., Bruegge, C. J., Kahn, R. A., Gaitley, B. J., Crean, K. A., Remer, L. A., and Holben, B.: Comparison of coincident Multiangle Imaging Spectroradiometer and Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer aerosol optical depths over land and ocean scenes containing Aerosol Robotic Network sites, J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 110, 1–12, https://doi.org/10.1029/2004JD004693, 2005. 
Alfaro-Contreras, R., Zhang, J., Reid, J. S., and Christopher, S.: A study of 15-year aerosol optical thickness and direct shortwave aerosol radiative effect trends using MODIS, MISR, CALIOP and CERES, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 13849–13868, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-13849-2017, 2017. 
Bothwell, G. W., Hansen, E. G., Vargo, R. E., and Miller, K. C.: The multi-angle imaging spectroradiometer science data system, its products, tools, and performance, IEEE T. Geosci. Remote Sens., 40, 1467–1476, https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2002.801152, 2002. 
Bruegge, C. J., Chrien, N. L., Ando, R. R., Diner, D. J., Abdou, W. A., Helmlinger, M. C., Pilorz, S. H., and Thome, K. J.: Early validation of the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) radiometric scale, IEEE T. Geosci. Remote Sens., 40, 1477–1492, https://doi.org/10.1109/TGRS.2002.801583, 2002. 
Download
Short summary
The Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) instrument has been operational since early 2000, creating an extensive data set of global Earth observations. Here we introduce the latest version (V23) of the MISR aerosol products, which is reported on a 4.4 km spatial grid and contains retrieved aerosol optical depth and aerosol particle property information derived over both land and water. The changes implemented in V23 have significant impacts on the data product and its interpretation.