Articles | Volume 15, issue 5
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 1537–1561, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-1537-2022
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 1537–1561, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-1537-2022

Review article 17 Mar 2022

Review article | 17 Mar 2022

Remote sensing of solar surface radiation – a reflection of concepts, applications and input data based on experience with the effective cloud albedo

Richard Müller and Uwe Pfeifroth

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on amt-2021-351', Anonymous Referee #1, 09 Jan 2022
  • RC2: 'Comment on amt-2021-351', Anonymous Referee #2, 15 Jan 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Richard Müller on behalf of the Authors (11 Feb 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (15 Feb 2022) by Joanna Joiner
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Short summary
The great works of physics teach us that a central paradigm of science should be to make methods and theories as easy as possible and as complex as needed. This paper provides a brief review of remote sensing of solar surface irradiance based on this paradigm.