Retrieval of aerosol optical depth from surface solar radiation measurements using machine …

Research article 07 Jul 2016 Retrieval of aerosol optical depth from surface solar radiation measurements using machine learning algorithms, non-linear regression and a radiative transfer-based look-up table Jani Huttunen1,2, Harri Kokkola1, Tero Mielonen1, Mika Esa Juhani Mononen3, Antti Lipponen1,2, Juha Reunanen4, Anders Vilhelm Lindfors1, Santtu Mikkonen2, Kari Erkki Juhani Lehtinen1,2, Natalia Kouremeti5,6, Alkiviadis Bais6, Harri Niska7, and Antti Arola1 1Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI), Atmospheric Research Centre of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland2Department of Applied Physics, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland3Independent researcher, Kuopio, Finland4Tomaattinen Oy, Helsinki, Finland5Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium Davos, Dorfstrasse 33, 7260 Davos Dorf, Switzerland6Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Laboratory of Atmospheric Physics, Thessaloniki, 54124, Greece7Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland Received: 20 Jan 2016 – Published in Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.: 25 Jan 2016Revised: 09 Jun 2016 – Accepted: 14 Jun 2016 – Published: 07 Jul 2016 Abstract. In order to have a good estimate…


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