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Welcome to the Web Page of the INTAS project 05-1000008-8024

 

Ground-based and space-borne multiple scattering LIDAR returns from arbitrary oriented particles including polarization considerations and wide-angle imaging

 

The Web Page is designed to make cooperation and information exchange more effective. Any material and feedback concerning the project is strongly appreciated. The information is contained in the folders: documents, papers, abstracts, other publications, software, misc. information, links.

 

 

Documents

 

        INTAS Open Call 2005-2006, Information Package

        Power of Attorney, template

        Preproposal of the project

        The official confirmation letter

        The result of the evaluations

        INTAS Guidelines for Reports

 

 

Papers

 

        G. A. Mikhailov, S. A. Ukhinov, and A. S. Chimaeva, Variance of a Standard Vector Monte Carlo Estimate in the Theory of Polarized Radiative Transfer, Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, 2006, Vol. 46, No. 11, pp. 20062019 (download an extract)

        S.M. Prigarin, A.G. Borovoi, I.A. Grishin, U.G. Oppel, Monte Carlo simulation of radiation transfer in optically anisotropic crystal clouds, Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics, Vol.20 (2007), No.3, P.183-188 (download)

        G. A. Mikhailov, N. V. Tracheva, and S. A. Ukhinov, Monte Carlo Study of Time Asymptotics of the Polarized Radiation Intensity, Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Physics, 2007, Vol. 47, No. 7, pp.12131223 (download an extract)

        P. Bruscaglioni, Simple way of introducing the optical theorem for non-spherical particles, IL NUOVO CIMENTO NOTE BREVI, 2007, Vol. 30 C, No.6, P.647-651

        Ulrich G. Oppel, Martin Wengenmayer, Sergei M. Prigarin, Monte Carlo simulation of polarized CCD lidar returns, Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics, Vol.20 (2007), No.12, P.1086-1093 (download)

        Prigarin, S.M., Marshak, A.L., Simulation of vector semi-binary homogeneous random fields and modeling of broken clouds, Numerical Analysis and Applications, V.1 (2008), No.3, P.285-292

        L.I. Chaikovskaja, Remote sensing of clouds using circularly and linearly polarized laser beams: techniques to compute signal polarization. In: Light Scattering Reviews, Vol.3, (J. Mason, A. Kokhanovsky, ed.), Praxis Publishing, 2008, P.191-228 (download paper, book-content)

        A.V. Malinka, E.P. Zege, "Possibilities of warm cloud microstructure profiling with multiple-field-of-view Raman lidar", Appl. Opt., in press (download)

        Eltsov, N.P., Ogorodnikov V.A., Prigarin, S.M. Study of bounded cascade models of random fields on the plane, Numerical Analysis and Applications, V.1(2008), No.4, (accepted)

        Prigarin, S., and A. Marshak. 2008. A simple stochastic model for generating broken cloud optical depth and cloud top height fields. J. Atmos. Sci., (in press).

 

 

Abstracts and Presentations

 

        S.M. Prigarin, N.P. Eltsov, N.V. Fedchenko, Monte Carlo simulation of angular characteristics for polarized radiation in water-drop and crystal clouds. XIII Joint International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics" (Tomsk, July 2 - 7), 2006, P.119 (Abstract and Power Point Presentation)

        N.P. Eltsov, V.A. Ogorodnikov, S.M. Prigarin, Comparative analysis of two approaches in stochastic simulation of polarized radiation transfer. XIII Joint International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics" (Tomsk, July 2 - 7), 2006, P.130 (Abstract)

 

The 11th Meeting on Optical Engineering and Science in Israel (OASIS), Jerusalem, March 26-27, 2007[program, abstracts]:

        E.P. Zege, I.L. Katsev, and A.S. Prikhach (National Academy of Science of Belarus) Computer Simulation of the Imaging Ocean Lidar Performance AND Retrieving Scattering Depth Profiles From Ocean Lidar Waveforms

        P. Bruscaglioni. S. Del Bianco, S. Lolli (University of Florence) On A Polarization Effect for Multiple Scattering by Non-Spherical Particles

        Ulrich G. Oppel, Prigarin, Wengenmayer (University of Munich, ICM&MG - RAS) Polarized CCD Lidar Returns from Broken Clouds

        A.G. Borovoi, A.Burnashov, A.Cohen (Institute of Atmospheric Optics - RAS, HUJI) Scattering Matrices for Preferably Oriented Ice Crystal Particles

        Georg Witt, Frans Olofson, Frioud Pettersson, Ariel Cohen (Uni. of Stockholm, HUJI) Bi-static Lidar Sounding of Layered Clouds in the Arctic Troposphere and Stratosphere

 

XIV Joint International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics" (Buryatia, June 24 - 30), 2007 [program]:

        Witt G., Olofson F., and Cohen A. BI-STATIC LIDAR SOUNDING OF LAYERED CLOUDS IN THE ARCTIC TROPOSPHERE AND STRATOSPHERE

        Oppel U.G., Wengenmayer M., and Prigarin S.M. POLARIZED CCD LIDAR RETURNS FROM BROKEN CLOUDS AND PLUMES [abstract, presentation]

        Czerwinski G., Kerscher M., Oppel U.G., and Prigarin S.M. A REVIEW OF THE SOFTWARE DEVELOPED IN LMU (MUNICH) AND ICMMG (NOVOSIBIRSK) TO COMPUTE LIDAR RETURN SIGNALS IN CLOUDY ATMOSPHERE [abstract]

        Prigarin S.M., Borovoi A.G., and Oppel U. ON MONTE CARLO SIMULATION OF RADIATION TRANSFER IN OPTICALLY ANISOTROPIC CLOUDS [abstract]

        Prigarin S.M. and Marshak A.L. STATISTICAL MODELING OF BROKEN CLOUD TOP HEIGHT AND OPTICAL THICKNESS BASED OF THE MODIS OBSERVATIONS [abstract]

        Savchenko O.V., Galileiskii V.P., Borovoi A.G., Morozov A.M., and Wagin N.I. RETRIEVAL OF SIZE AND FLATTER OF HORIZONTALLY ORIENTED ICE CRYSTAL PARTICLES BY MEANS OF FLOODLIGHT SOUNDING

        Sibiryakova E.V., Dzhurmiy D.A., Feldshtein A., and Burnashov A.V. POLARIZATION CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LIGHT SCATTERED BY PREFERABLY ORIENTED HEXAGONAL ICE PARTICLES OF CIRRUS CLOUDS

        Burnashov A.V., Borovoi A.G., and Yang Jingguo, LIGHT SCATTERING BY PREFERABLY ORIENTED ICE CRYSTAL PARTICLES OF CIRRUS CLOUDS

 

The XXIV IUGG General Assembly (Perugia, 2 July - 13 July, 2007). Section JMS025 - 3D Radiative Transfer in Complex Geophysical Media Including Clouds, Vegetation, Ice and Snow [program]:

        PRIGARIN, SERGE; Marshak, Alexander; Simulation of stochastic fields of broken clouds using satellite and ground-based observations [presentation]

        PRIGARIN, SERGE; Borovoi, Anatoli; Bruscaglioni, Piero; Oppel, Ulrich; Czerwinski, Guenter; Cohen, Ariel; Monte Carlo simulation of 3D radiation transfer in water-drop and crystal clouds with allowance for polarization and optical anisotropy [presentation]

 

        Ulrich G. Oppel, DIFFUSION OF A PULSED POLARIZED LASER BEAM: MODELLING AND SIMULATION, Fourth International Conference of Applied Mathematics and Computing (Plovdiv, Bulgaria, August 12 - 18, 2007) [abstract]

 

        L.I. Chaikovskaya, E.P. Zege, and U. Oppel,  Polarization lidar sounding of multiply scattering media: comparison of methods, IV International conference: Current problems in optics of natural waters (ONW2007), Nignij Novgorod, Russia, 10 15 September 2007 [abstract]

 

XV International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics" (Krasnoyarsk, June 22 - 28, 2008; on board the ship Aleksandr Matrosov cruising on the River Yenisei)

        A.G. Borovoi, Light scattering by spherical and non-spherical particles (100-year anniversary of the Mie theory) // XV International Symposium Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics. June 22-28, 2008. Krasnoyarsk. Abstracts. P.63-64.

        A.V. Burnashov, A.G. Borovoi, A.A. Feldshtein and U.G. Oppel, Scattering matrixes for preferably oriented hexagonal particles of cirrus clouds in intervals of (0-180˚) and (180-360˚) // XV International Symposium Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics. June 22-28, 2008. Krasnoyarsk. Abstracts. P.129.

        A.G. Borovoi and N. Kustova, Theory of light pillars created by both the sun and ground-based light sources // XV International Symposium Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics. June 22-28, 2008. Krasnoyarsk. Abstracts. P.106-107.

        A.V. Burnashov, Intensity and polarization characteristics of the light scattering by full set of Mueller matrixes for light scattering by hexagonal ice crystal particles of cirrus clouds with preferably orientations // XV International Symposium Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics. June 22-28, 2008. Krasnoyarsk. Abstracts. P.112.

        A.V. Burnashov, A.G. Borovoi, E.I. Sibiryakova, S.M. Prigarin, U.G. Oppel and A. Cohen, Full set of Mueller matrixes for light scattering by ice crystal particles with preferably oriented crystals // XV International Symposium Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics. June 22-28, 2008. Krasnoyarsk. Abstracts. P.129-130.

        A.G. Borovoi, A. Cohen, N. Kustova, U.G. Oppel and S.M. Prigarin, Signals of scanning lidars returned from cirrus clouds with preferably oriented crystals // XV International Symposium Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics. June 22-28, 2008. Krasnoyarsk. Abstracts. P.130-131.

        S.M. Prigarin, U.G. Oppel, and G. Czerwinski, Monte Carlo study of light polarization in water-drop and crystal clouds // XV International Symposium Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics. June 22-28, 2008. Krasnoyarsk. Abstracts. P.105.

        S.M. Prigarin, A.G. Borovoi, I.A. Grishin, and U.G. Oppel, Monte Carlo simulation in crystal clouds //XV International Symposium Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics. June 22-28, 2008. Krasnoyarsk. Abstracts. P.109.

        L.I. Chaikovskaya, E.P. Zege, I.L. Katsev, M. Hirschberger, U.G. Oppel, Simulation of angular patterns of polarized returns in a mfov lidar: comparison of semi-analytical solution and Monte Carlo data //XV International Symposium Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics. June 22-28, 2008. Krasnoyarsk. Abstracts. P.

 

 

Other publications (monographs, theses, reports, etc.)

 

        P. Bruscaglioni, S. Lolli, S. Del Bianco, MONTE CARLO PROCEDURES. A PROBLEM FOR MULTIPLE SCATTERING AND NON-SPHERICAL PARTICLES (FIRST REPORT ON THE WORK CARRIED OUT FOR THE CONTRACT INTAS 05-1000000-8024 AT THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS, UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE, ITALY) [download]

        G. A. Mikhailov, S. A. Ukhinov, Remark to the report P. Bruscaglioni et al, MONTE CARLO PROCEDURES. A PROBLEM FOR MULTIPLE SCATTERING AND NON-SPHERICAL PARTICLES [download]

        P. Bruscaglioni, A SIMPLE CASE SHOWING THE EFFECT OF NON-SPHERICITY OF PARTICLES ON LIDAR RETURNS (report) [download]

        P. Bruscaglioni, A.Mannoni, EXAMPLES OF EFFECTS OF NON-SPHERICITY OF SCATTERERS IN THE LIDAR RETURNS. CASES OF CHEBYSHEV PARTICLES (paper presented at OASIS 2, Tel Aviv, Israel, 16-17 March, 2009) [download]

 

 

Software

 

        Program LIDAR-1 for Monte Carlo simulation of bistatic LIDAR temporal return signals for different scattering orders (without polarization). That is a development of the predecessor-program LIDA_1b

        Software (and papers) devoted to simulation of stochastic structure of clouds can be found here, here, and here.

        A remix of the Mie programs.

 

 

Misc. information

 

        A list of participants of the project (under construction)

        A table of refractive index of ice

 

 

Links

 

        Web-site of the INTAS project 01-0239 LIDAR multiple scattering from clouds including spherical and non-spherical particles (2002-2005) link 1, link 2

        Intercomparison of 3D Radiation Code

        The Climate and Radiation Branch at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

        DLR, Institute for Atmospheric Physics

 

 

 

Updated: May, 2009; Sergei M. Prigarin, e-mail: sergeim.prigarin(at)gmail.com