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The atmospheric emitted radiance interferometer (AERI) is a ground-based instrument that measures the downwelling infrared radiance from the Earth’s atmosphere. The observations have broad spectral content and sufficient spectral resolution to discriminate among gaseous emitters (e.g., carbon dioxide and water vapor) and suspended matter (e.g., aerosols, water droplets, and ice crystals). These upward-looking surface observations can be used to obtain vertical profiles of tropospheric temperature and water vapor, as well as measurements of trace gases (e.g., ozone, carbon monoxide, and methane) and downwelling infrared spectral signatures of clouds and aerosols.

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2022

Zhao H, X Ma, G Jia, Z Mi, and H Ji. 2022. "Synergistic Retrieval of Temperature and Humidity Profiles from Space-Based and Ground-Based Infrared Sounders Using an Optimal Estimation Method." Remote Sensing, 14(20), 10.3390/rs14205256.

Giangrande S, J Comstock, S Collis, J Shilling, K Gaustad, K Kehoe, S Xie, and D Zhang. 2022. Translator Plan: A Coordinated Vision for Fiscal Years 2023-2025. Ed. by Robert Stafford, ARM user facility. DOE/SC-ARM-22-003. 10.2172/1893730.

Guy H, D Turner, V Walden, I Brooks, and R Neely. 2022. "Passive ground-based remote sensing of radiation fog." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 15(17), 10.5194/amt-15-5095-2022.

Seo J, T Wagner, P Gero, and D Turner. 2022. "The impact of non-zenith elevation angles on ground-based infrared thermodynamic retrievals." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, , 10.1175/JTECH-D-21-0134.1. ONLINE.

Chipilski H, X Wang, D Parsons, A Johnson, and S Degelia. 2022. "The value of assimilating different ground-based profiling networks on the forecasts of bore-generating nocturnal convection." Monthly Weather Review, , 10.1175/MWR-D-21-0193.1.


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