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Unformatted text preview: lower clouds (more incident radiation is reflected thus less reaches and heats the surface). The gray clouds are lower and warmer stratus clouds that do not reflect as much incident solar radiation but absorb and re emit more OLR than high clouds. The advantage of IR images is that they are not dependent on visible light, so they are obtained even in darkness....
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course MPO 551 taught by Professor Zhang,c during the Summer '08 term at University of Miami.
- Summer '08