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Classification of Cloud Using GMS-5 Infrared Data

ZHOU Wei, LI Wanbiao   

  1. Department of Atmospheric Sciences, the College of Physics, Peking University, Beijing, 100871
  • Received:2002-04-08 Online:2003-01-20 Published:2003-01-20

Abstract: Based on the difference characters of cloud, cloud classification methods are presented by using GMS-5 data, and results of cumulonimbus, cumulus congestus, cirrus, cumulus, middle cloud, dense cloud are obtained. The comparison with the ground observation data of Shouxian (Anhui Province of China) in June and July(1998) shows a satisfied results, with an accuracy of nearly 70%.