Dear Colleagues,

 

This WebSite is designed to make our cooperation in the framework of the INTAS project 01-0239 LIDAR multiple scattering from clouds including spherical and non-spherical particles more effective. Any feedback is strongly appreciated. The following information you can find here (papers, abstracts, software, documents, misc.):

 

 

Papers

        S.M. Prigarin, T.B. Zhuravleva, and P.V. Volikova. Poisson model of multi-layer broken clouds, Atmos.Oceanic Opt. (2002), Vol.15, No.10, P.947-954 /Russian version is here/

        S.M. Prigarin, A. Martin, and G. Winkler. Numerical models of binary random fields on the basis of thresholds of Gaussian functions (submitted to Siberian Journal of Numerical Mathematics, the abstract is here)

        G.Z. Lotova, On some weight Monte Carlo methods for investigating the asymptotical behavior of solution of the transfer equation, Numerical Methods and Applications 2002, I. Dimov et al. (Eds.), LNCS 2542, Springer-Verlag, 2003, P.117-122

        V.S. Antyfeev, Retrieval of vertical profile of the atmosphere compound using measurements of the emitted radiation (accepted for publication in Russian Journal of Numerical Analysis and Mathematical Modelling, the abstract is here)

        P.Bruscaglioni, G.Zaccanti, S.Del Bianco, G.Bazzini, M.Gai, Monte Carlo for multiple scattering and non-spherical particles (on the basis of the poster paper presented at SPIE meeting REMOTE SENSING EUROPE, 8-12 September, 2003, Barcelona, Spain)

        Papers of MUSCLE-13 (June 28 July 1, 2004, St.-Petersburg, Russia; to be published in Proc. SPIE, V.5829):

-         A. Cohen, M. Kleiman, Evidence suggesting the shortening of the day from "sunrise" to "sunset" due to global Change

-         P. Bruscaglioni, S. Del Bianko, F. Martelli, G. Zaccanti, G. Bazzini, M. Gai, A. Ismaelli, On Monte Carlo for non-spherical and chiral particles

-         S.M. Prigarin, A.G. Borovoi, P. Bruscaglioni, A. Cohen, I.A. Grishin, U.G. Oppel, T.B. Zhuravleva, Monte Carlo simulation of radiation transfer in optically anisotropic clouds

-         S.M. Prigarin, U.G. Oppel, A hypothesis of "fractal" optical anisotropy in clouds and Monte Carlo simulation of relative radiation effects

-         A. Borovoi, A. Cohen, N. Kustova, U. Oppel, Development of an optical model for cirrus clouds

-         N.V. Kustova, A.G. Borovoi, U.G. Oppel, Extinction-to-backscatter ratio calculated for ice crystal particles

-         A. Burnashov, A. Borovoi, Institute of Atmospheric Optics (Russia); A. Cohen, U. Oppel, Scattering matrices for ice crystal particles with preferred orientations

-         U.G. Oppel, Diffusion patterns of a pulsed laser beam seen by a monostatic and a bistatic CCD lidar

-         M. Kleiman, I. Gurvich, A. Cohen, Analytical approximation for multiple Raman-Mie scattering

-         A.Y.S. Cheng, G. Czerwinski, Retrieval of particle size of C1 clouds using a bistatic lidar

-         M. Wengenmayer, Some comments on the retrieval of the extinction profile from multiply scattered lidar returns

        P.Bruscaglioni, A.Ismaelli, A simple algorithm for multiple reflection-refraction of rays from smooth surface

        APPENDIX to the INTAS project 01-0239 Web Site document "Monte Carlo and non-spherical and chiral particles" by Piero Bruscaglioni et al.

        A brief article from the Italian team: Justifying a couple of relationships of the paper "On Monte Carlo for non-spherical and chiral particles" by P.Bruscaglioni et al. (INTAS project 01-0239 Web Site)

 

 

Abstracts to conferences

        Abstracts of presentations at 13th International Workshop on LIDAR Multiple Scattering (MUSCLE-13), June 28 July 1, 2004, St.-Petersburg, Russia, including:

-         A. Cohen, M. Kleiman, Multiple Scattering and the Changes in the Length of the Day from the Apparent Sunrise to the apparent Sunset Due to Global Change, P.9-9

-         M.A. Sviridenkov, P.P. Anikin, and T.B. Zhuravleva, Retrieval of Aerosol Optical and Radiative Properties from Clear-Sky Measurements, P.11-11

-         P. Bruscaglioni, S. del Bianco, F. Martelli, G. Zaccanti, G. Bazzini, M. Gay, Monte Carlo and Non-Spherical Particles, P.25-25

-         S.M. Prigarin, A.G. Borovoi, A.Cohen, I.A. Grishin, U.G. Oppel, T.B. Zhuravleva, Monte Carlo simulation of radiation transfer in optically anisotropic clouds, P.33-33

-         S.M. Prigarin, Fractal optical anisotropy in clouds and Monte Carlo simulation of relative radiation effects, P.35-35

-         A. Borovoi, A. Cohen, N. Kustova, U. Oppel, Development of an optical model for cirrus clouds, P.41-41

-         N. Kustova, A. Borovoi, U. Oppel, D. Winker, Backscattering Mueller matrix for hexagonal ice crystal particles, P.42-42

-         A. Burnashov, A. Borovoi, A. Cohen, U. Oppel, A. Mokhosoev, Scattering matrices for ice crystal particles with preferred orientations, P.43-43

-         U. Oppel, Diffusion Patterns of a Pulsed Laser Beam Seen from a Monostatic and a Bistatic CCD Lidar, P.45-47

-         M. Kleiman, A. Cohen, I. Gurwich, N. Shiloa, Analytical Approximation for Multiple Raman-Mie Scattering, P.50-50

-         A.Y.S. Cheng, G. Czerwinski , Retrieval of Particle Size of C1 and C2 Clouds from Multiple Scattering Using a Bistatic Lidar, P.51-51

-         M. Wengenmayer, Some Comments on the Retrieval of the Extinction Profile from Multiply Scattered Lidar Returns, P.52-52

        Sergei M. Prigarin, Anatoli G. Borovoi, Ariel Cohen, Igor A. Grishin, Ulrich G. Oppel, and Tatiana B. Zhuravleva. Monte Carlo simulation of radiation transfer in crystal clouds with particles stochastically oriented in space and in horizontal plane (accepted to X-th International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics", June 24 - 28, 2003, Tomsk)

        Ulrich G. Oppel and Sergei M. Prigarin. Remote sensing, radiative transfer equations, and Markov jump processes (accepted to X-th International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics", June 24 - 28, 2003, Tomsk)

        Galiya Z. Lotova, Sergei M. Prigarin. Comparative analysis of different versions of local estimators in Monte Carlo simulation for monostatic LIDAR returns (accepted to X-th International Symposium "Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics", June 24 - 28, 2003, Tomsk)

        Galiya Z. Lotova, On some weight Monte Carlo methods for investigating the asymptotical behaviour of solution of the transfer equation, Fifth International Conference on Numerical Methods and Applications - NM&A 02, August 20-24, 2002, Borovets, BULGARIA, P.35

        Sergei M. Prigarin and Tatiana B. Zhuravleva, Monte Carlo simulation of angular distributions for radiation fields in water- drop and cirrus clouds (accepted to International Conference on Mathematical Models in Geophysics, MMG-2003, Akademgorodok, Novosibirsk, Russia, October, 8-12, 2003.)

        Zhuravleva T.B., Petrushin A.G. Simulation of optical and radiative characteristics of mixed-phase broken clouds (shortwave spectral range) // Abstracts of IX Joint international symposium: Atmospheric and Ocean Optics. Atmospheric Physics. July 2-5, 2002, Tomsk, Russia, P.60

        Zhuravleva T.B. Simulation of Radiative Properties of Ice-Crystal Broken Clouds // Abstracts of International Workshop on Multiple Scattering LIDAR Experiments (MUSCLE XII). September 10-12, 2002, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany, P.36

 

 

Software

        Program PolyMie to calculate optical properties (phase function and matrix, extinction and absorption coefficients) of water droplet clouds: description, version for IBM PC DOS, another version for IBM PC DOS (including lognormal and arbitrary distributions for droplets size), version for UNIX, examples of calculation, additional description.

        Program Mie is aimed to compute phase functions for clouds of spherical particles (of water or ice). Analogue of program PolyMie.

        Program Layer_1 for Monte Carlo simulation of radiation transfer (for a plane-parallel stationary source) in a plane layer with optically homogeneous and isotropic medium

        "Random.exe" is the program for calculation of all non-zero elements of Muller matrix for randomly oriented ice crystal particles of various convex shapes

        "Facet_Tracing.exe" is the code for calculation the light scattering by ice particles of various convex shapes for a fixed particle orientation

        Program LIDA_1 for Monte Carlo simulation of monostatic LIDAR temporal return signals for different scattering orders (without polarization).

        Program LIDA_1b for Monte Carlo simulation of bistatic LIDAR temporal return signals for different scattering orders (without polarization).

        Program to test results of numerical calculations of Mueller matrices in I-Q form for randomly oriented non-spherical particles.

        Program Layer_1A for Monte Carlo simulation of radiation transfer (for a plane-parallel stationary source) in a plane layer with optically homogeneous and anisotropic (!) medium (preliminary release).

 

Documents and official information

        CO-OPERATION AGREEMENT INTAS - OPEN CALL 2001

 

Miscellaneous

        A table of the complex refractive index of water

        A report Simulation of multiply scattered monostatic LIDAR signals written by Sergei M. Prigarin during his visit to Prof. Ulrich G. Oppel (LMU)

        A list of participants of the project (under construction)

 

 

Updated: January, 2005 by Sergei M. Prigarin (smp@osmf.sscc.ru)

 

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