UE1: Radiative Transfer in Planetary Atmosphere and Surface

Professors

- Contact : Alice Le Gall, Laboratoire Atmosphères, Milieux, Observations Spatiales (LATMOS), Observatoire de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (OVSQ), F-78280 Guyancourt – Tel : 01 80 28 52 35 (Guyancourt) – 01 44 27 52 82 (Jussieu) – E-mail : alice.legall[@robas]latmos.ipsl.fr

- Emmanuel Marcq, Laboratoire Atmosphères, Milieux, Observations Spatiales (LATMOS), Observatoire de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines (OVSQ), F-78280 Guyancourt. Tel : 01 80 28 52 83 – E-mail : emmanuel.marcq[@robas]latmos.ipsl.fr

Practical information
- Locations : LATMOS-OVSQ buildings at Guyancourt (11 Boulevard d’Alembert 78280 GUYANCOURT, course room or room 0202 for numerical sessions) or at Jussieu (LATMOS meeting room, 4th floor, tour 45-46).
- Total hours: 12 h of course (6 sessions), 9h of tutorials (4 sessions), 9h of pratical/numerical sessions (3 sessions)

Outline

1 – Electromagnetism, light-matter interactions
- Absorption, scattering, thermal emission
- Fundamentals of spectroscopy and radiometry

2 – Radiative transfer
- Atmospheres (gaz, aerosols, clouds)
- Dense media (regolithe, surfaces)

3 – Remote sensing of planetary atmospheres and surfaces
- Infrared soundings, lidar, occulations, microwave radiometry, sounding and imaging radars
- Overview of applications in the Solar System