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Neukermans, G;Harmel, T;Gali, M;Rudorff, N;Chowdhary, J;Dubovik, O;Hostetler, C;Hu, YX;Jamet, C;Knobelspiesse, K;Lehahn, Y;Litvinov, P;Sayer, AM;Ward, B;Boss, E;Koren, I;Miller, LA
2018
November
Harnessing remote sensing to address critical science questions on ocean-atmosphere interactions
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SPECTRAL-RESOLUTION LIDAR DISSOLVED ORGANIC-MATTER GAS TRANSFER VELOCITY INHERENT OPTICAL-PROPERTIES RADIATIVE-TRANSFER SIMULATIONS SUSPENDED PARTICULATE MATTER CLOUD CONDENSATION NUCLEI WATER-LEAVING RADIANCES GLOBAL AEROSOL MODELS SUN GLITTER IMAGERY
Earth observing systems have proven to be a unique source of long-term synoptic information on numerous physical, chemical and biological parameters on a global scale. Merging this information for integrated studies that peruse key questions about the ocean-atmosphere interface is, however, very challenging. Such studies require interdisciplinary frameworks and novel insights into ways to address the problem. We present here a perspective review on how current and emerging remote sensing technologies could help address two scientific questions within the Surface Ocean-Lower Atmosphere Study (SOLAS) science plan: (1) to what extent doesupper-ocean biology affect the composition and radiative properties of the marine boundary layer; and (2) to what extent does upper-ocean turbulence drive fluxes of mass and energy at the air-sea interface. We provide a thorough review of how these questions have been addressed and discuss novel potential avenues using multiplatform space-borne missions, from visible to microwave, active and passive sensors.
OAKLAND
UNIV CALIFORNIA PRESS
2325-1026
10.1525/elementa.331
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