Articles | Volume 16, issue 18
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-16-4271-2023
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-16-4271-2023
Research article
 | 
25 Sep 2023
Research article |  | 25 Sep 2023

Broadband radiative quantities for the EarthCARE mission: the ACM-COM and ACM-RT products

Jason N. S. Cole, Howard W. Barker, Zhipeng Qu, Najda Villefranque, and Mark W. Shephard

Related authors

A new lightning scheme in Canada's Atmospheric Model, CanAM5.1: Implementation, evaluation, and projections of lightning and fire in future climates
Cynthia Whaley, Montana Etten-Bohm, Courtney Schumacher, Ayodeji Akingunola, Vivek Arora, Jason Cole, Michael Lazare, David Plummer, Knut von Salzen, and Barbara Winter
Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2024-24,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2024-24, 2024
Preprint under review for GMD
Short summary
An intercomparison of EarthCARE cloud, aerosol, and precipitation retrieval products
Shannon L. Mason, Howard W. Barker, Jason N. S. Cole, Nicole Docter, David P. Donovan, Robin J. Hogan, Anja Hünerbein, Pavlos Kollias, Bernat Puigdomènech Treserras, Zhipeng Qu, Ulla Wandinger, and Gerd-Jan van Zadelhoff
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 17, 875–898, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-17-875-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-17-875-2024, 2024
Short summary
Improvements in the Canadian Earth System Model (CanESM) through systematic model analysis: CanESM5.0 and CanESM5.1
Michael Sigmond, James Anstey, Vivek Arora, Ruth Digby, Nathan Gillett, Viatcheslav Kharin, William Merryfield, Catherine Reader, John Scinocca, Neil Swart, John Virgin, Carsten Abraham, Jason Cole, Nicolas Lambert, Woo-Sung Lee, Yongxiao Liang, Elizaveta Malinina, Landon Rieger, Knut von Salzen, Christian Seiler, Clint Seinen, Andrew Shao, Reinel Sospedra-Alfonso, Libo Wang, and Duo Yang
Geosci. Model Dev., 16, 6553–6591, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-16-6553-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-16-6553-2023, 2023
Short summary
Numerical model generation of test frames for pre-launch studies of EarthCARE's retrieval algorithms and data management system
Zhipeng Qu, David P. Donovan, Howard W. Barker, Jason N. S. Cole, Mark W. Shephard, and Vincent Huijnen
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 16, 4927–4946, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-16-4927-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-16-4927-2023, 2023
Short summary
The Canadian Atmospheric Model version 5 (CanAM5.0.3)
Jason Neil Steven Cole, Knut von Salzen, Jiangnan Li, John Scinocca, David Plummer, Vivek Arora, Norman McFarlane, Michael Lazare, Murray MacKay, and Diana Verseghy
Geosci. Model Dev., 16, 5427–5448, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-16-5427-2023,https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-16-5427-2023, 2023
Short summary

Related subject area

Subject: Others (Wind, Precipitation, Temperature, etc.) | Technique: Remote Sensing | Topic: Data Processing and Information Retrieval
Profiling the molecular destruction rates of temperature and humidity as well as the turbulent kinetic energy dissipation in the convective boundary layer
Volker Wulfmeyer, Christoph Senff, Florian Späth, Andreas Behrendt, Diego Lange, Robert M. Banta, W. Alan Brewer, Andreas Wieser, and David D. Turner
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 17, 1175–1196, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-17-1175-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-17-1175-2024, 2024
Short summary
Forward operator for polarimetric radio occultation measurements
Daisuke Hotta, Katrin Lonitz, and Sean Healy
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 17, 1075–1089, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-17-1075-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-17-1075-2024, 2024
Short summary
Assessing atmospheric gravity wave spectra in the presence of observational gaps
Mohamed Mossad, Irina Strelnikova, Robin Wing, and Gerd Baumgarten
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 17, 783–799, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-17-783-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-17-783-2024, 2024
Short summary
Joint 1DVar retrievals of tropospheric temperature and water vapor from Global Navigation Satellite System radio occultation (GNSS-RO) and microwave radiometer observations
Kuo-Nung Wang, Chi O. Ao, Mary G. Morris, George A. Hajj, Marcin J. Kurowski, Francis J. Turk, and Angelyn W. Moore
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 17, 583–599, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-17-583-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-17-583-2024, 2024
Short summary
Mispointing characterization and Doppler velocity correction for the conically scanning WIVERN Doppler radar
Filippo Emilio Scarsi, Alessandro Battaglia, Frederic Tridon, Paolo Martire, Ranvir Dhillon, and Anthony Illingworth
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 17, 499–514, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-17-499-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-17-499-2024, 2024
Short summary

Cited articles

Alvarado, M. J., Payne, V. H., Mlawer, E. J., Uymin, G., Shephard, M. W., Cady-Pereira, K. E., Delamere, J. S., and Moncet, J.-L.: Performance of the Line-By-Line Radiative Transfer Model (LBLRTM) for temperature, water vapor, and trace gas retrievals: recent updates evaluated with IASI case studies, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 6687–6711, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-13-6687-2013, 2013. 
Barker, H. W., Goldstein, R. K., and Stevens, D. E.: Monte Carlo simulation of solar reflectances for cloudy atmospheres, J. Atmos. Sci., 60, 1881–1894, 2003. 
Barker, H. W., Jerg, M. P., Wehr, T., Kato, S., Donovan, D., and Hogan, R.: A 3D Cloud Construction Algorithm for the EarthCARE satellite mission, Q. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 137, 1042–1058, https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.824, 2011. 
Barker, H. W., Cole, J. N. S., Li, J., Yi, B., and Yang, P.: Estimation of Errors for Two-Stream Approximations of the Solar Radiative Transfer Equation for Cloudy Atmospheres, J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 4053–4074, 2015a. 
Barker, H. W., Cole, J. N. S., Domenech, C., Shephard, M., Sioris, C., Tornow, F., and Wehr, T.: Assessing the Quality of Active-Passive Satellite Retrievals using Broadband Radiances, Q. J. Roy. Meteor. Soc., 141, 1294–1305, https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.2438, 2015b. 
Download
Short summary
Measurements from the EarthCARE satellite mission will be used to retrieve profiles of cloud and aerosol properties. These retrievals are combined with auxiliary information about surface properties and atmospheric state, e.g., temperature and water vapor. This information allows computation of 1D and 3D solar and thermal radiative transfer for small domains, which are compared with coincident radiometer observations to continually assess EarthCARE retrievals.