References and publications

Reference documentation

References on the forward model suite STRANSAC and 4A at LMD

  • Scott, N.A., 1974: A direct method of computation of transmission function of an inhomogeneous gaseous medium: description of the method and influence of various factors. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 14, 691-707.
  • Scott,N.A. and A. Chedin, 1981: A fast line-by-line method for atmospheric absorption computations: The Automatized Atmospheric Absorption Atlas. J. Appl. Meteor., 20,802-812.
  • Tournier, B., R. Armante, and N. A. Scott, 1995: STRANSAC-93 et 4A-93: Développement et validation des nouvelles versions des codes de transfert radiatif pour application au projet IASI. Internal Rep. LMD, No. 201, LMD/CNRS, Ecole Polytechnique, PALAISEAU, France.
  • Chéruy, F., N.A. Scott, R. Armante, B. Tournier, and A. Chédin, 1995: Contribution to the development of radiative transfer models for high spectral resolution observations in the infrared. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 53, 597-611.
  • Jacquinet-Husson, N. et al., 1999: The 1997 spectroscopic GEISA data bank. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 62, 205-254.

Other Relevant References

  • Jacquinet-Husson, N., N. A. Scott, A. Chedin, and A. A. Chursin, 2003: The GEISA spectroscopic database system revisited for IASI direct radiative transfer modelling. Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics, 16, N°3, 256-282.
  • Jacquinet-Husson, N et al., 2008: The GEISA spectroscopic database: Current and future archive for Earth and planetary atmosphere studies. J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 109, 1043-1059.
  • Chédin, A., et al., 1985: The Improved Initialization Inversion Method: A High Resolution Physical Method fo r Temperature Retrievals from Satellites of the TIROS-N Series. J. Appl. Meteor., 24, 128-144.
  • Perrin, M. Y., and J. M. Hartmann, 1989: Temperature-dependent measurements and modeling of absorption by CO2-N2 mixtures in the far line wings of the 4.3 microns CO2 band. . J. Quant. Spectrosc. Radiat. Transfer, 42, 311-317.
  • Clough, S. A., F. X. Kneizys, and R. W. Davies, 1989: Line shape and the water vapor continuum. Atmos. Res., 23, 229-241.
  • Clough, S. A., 1995: The water vapor continuum and its role in remote sensing. Optical Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere, Vol. 2, OSA Technical Digest Series, (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1995), 76-78.
  • Lafferty W. J., A.M. Solodov, A. Weber, W.B. Olson, and J.M. Hartmann 1996: Infrared collision-induced absorption by N2 near 4.3 microns for applications in the atmosphere. Measurements and empirical modelling. Appl. Opt., 35, 5911-5917.
  • Thibault F., V. Menoux, R. Le Doucen, L. Rosenmann, J.M. Hartmann, and C.Boulet, 1997: Infrared collision-induced absorption by O2 near 6.4 microns for atmospheric applications: measurements and empirical modelling. Appl.Opt., 36, 563-567.
  • Gamache R. R., S. Kennedy, R. Hawkins, and L. S. Rothman, 2000: Total Internal Partition Sums for Molecules in the Terrestrial Atmosphere. J. Mol. Struct., 517-518, 413-431.
  • Rodrigues, R., 1998: Interferences entre raies et relaxation du moment angulaire de rotation dans des spectres infrarouges de CO2. Mesures, modélisations à l'aide d'une loi d'échelle et application à des branches Q atmosphériques. Thèse de Doctorat, Université Paris XI, France.
  • Niro, F., C. Boulet, J. -M. Hartmann, 2004: Spectra calculations in central and wing regions of CO2 IR bands between 10 and 20 m. I: model and laboratory measurements. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Volume 88, Issue 4, Pages 483-498, ISSN 0022-4073, DOI: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2004.04.003.05.
  • Niro, F., T. von Clarmann, K. Jucks, J. -M. Hartmann: Spectra calculations in central and wing regions of CO2 IR bands between 10 and 20 m. III: atmospheric emission spectra. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Volume 90, Issue 1, Pages 61-76, ISSN 0022-4073, DOI: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2004.04.005.
  • Lamouroux, J., H. Tran, A.L. Laraia, R.R. Gamache, L.S. Rothman, I.E. Gordon, J.-M. Hartmann, 2010 : Updated database plus software for line-mixing in CO2 infrared spectra and their test using laboratory spectra in the 1.5–2.3 µm region. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy Radiative Transfer, Volume 111, Pages 2321-2331.
  • Hartmann, J.-M., 2009: A simple empirical model for the collisional spectral shift of air-broadened CO2 lines. Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy Radiative Transfer, Volume 110, Pages 2019–2026.
  • Snyder, W.C., et al.,1998: Classification-based emissivity for land surface temperature measurement from space. Int. J. Remote Sensing, vol. 19, 2753-2774.
  • Stamnes, K., S-C. Tsay, W. Wiscombe, and I. Laszlo, 2000: DISORT: A general purpose Fortran program for discrete-ordinate-method radiative transfer in scattering and emitting media (Version 2.0). Documentation of Methodology Report, available from
  • Heilliette S., C. Pierangelo, C. Crevoisier, and A. Chédin, 2004: A fast solver to compute atmospheric radiative transfer in a scattering atmosphere using the successive order of scattering method. LMD internal note, Ecole Polytechnique, PALAISEAU, France.

References on Validations campaigns

  • Garand, L., et al., 2001: Radiance and Jacobian intercomparison of radiative transfer models applied to HIRS and AMSU channels. J. Geophys.Res., 106, 24017-24032.
  • Chédin A, Fischer H, Kunzi K, Spankuch D, Scott NA, 1988: Report on the ITRA/IRC campaign and Workshop, University of Maryland, 12-14 March 1986. Chédin et al. Eds.
  • Luther, F. A., R. G. Ellingson, Y. Fouquart, S. Fels, N. A. Scott, and W. J. Wiscombe. "Intercomparison of Radiation Codes in Climate Models (ICRCCM): Longwave Clear-Sky Results-A Workshop Summary."
    American Meteorological Society Bulletin 69:40-48.
  • Soden B, Tjemkes S, Schmetz J, Saunders R, Bates J, Ellingson B, Engelen R, Garand L, Jackson D, Jedlovec G, Kleespies T, Randel D, Rayer P, Salathe E, Schwarzkopf D, Scott NA, Sohn B, de Souza-Machado S, Strow L, Tobin D, Turner D, vanDelst P, Wehr T, 2000:
    An intercomparison of radiation codes for retrieving upper tropospheric humidity in the 6.3 micron band: A report from the first Gvap Workshop.
    American Meteorological Society Bulletin, 81, 797-808.
  • Tjemkes S, T Patterson, R Rizzi, M W Shephard, S A Clough, J D Haigh, M Hvpfner, S Payan, A Trotsenko, N.A. Scott, P Rayer, J Taylor, C Clerbaux, L L Strow, S DeSouza-Machado, D Tobin and R Knuteson, 2001: The ISSWG Line-by-line Intercomparison Experiment (PDF file, 10,8 Mb).
    J.Quant.Spectr.Rad.Trans, 77, N°4, 433-455.
  • HIS Spectra, 2000 : Dr Robert Knuteson et al, Un. Wisconsin, private communication for the EUMETSAT Intercomparison exercise.
  • ARIES spectra, 2000: Dr John Taylor, UKMO, private communication for the EUMETSAT Intercomparison exercise.