Articles | Volume 15, issue 20
Research article
27 Oct 2022
Research article |  | 27 Oct 2022

3D cloud envelope and cloud development velocity from simulated CLOUD (C3IEL) stereo images

Paolo Dandini, Céline Cornet, Renaud Binet, Laetitia Fenouil, Vadim Holodovsky, Yoav Y. Schechner, Didier Ricard, and Daniel Rosenfeld

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3D cloud envelope and development velocity are retrieved from realistic simulations of multi-view CLOUD (C3IEL) images. Cloud development velocity is derived by finding matching features between acquisitions separated by 20 s. The tie points are then mapped from image to space via 3D reconstruction of the cloud envelope obtained from 2 simultaneous images. The retrieved cloud topography as well as the velocities are in good agreement with the estimates obtained from the physical models.