Vertical structure and optical properties of Titan's aerosols from radiance measurements made inside and outside the atmosphere

Lyn R. Doose, Erich Karkoschka, Martin G Tomasko, Carrie M. Anderson

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Abstract

Prompted by the detection of stratospheric cloud layers by Cassini's Composite Infrared Spectrometer (CIRS; see Anderson, C.M., Samuelson, R.E. [2011]. Icarus 212, 762-778), we have re-examined the observations made by the Descent Imager/Spectral Radiometer (DISR) in the atmosphere of Titan together with two constraints from measurements made outside the atmosphere. No evidence of thin layers (

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)355-375
Number of pages21
JournalIcarus
Volume270
DOIs
StatePublished - May 15 2016

Keywords

  • atmosphere
  • Atmospheres
  • Radiative transfer
  • structure
  • Titan

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

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