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https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-613-2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-10-613-2016
Research article
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15 Mar 2016
Research article |  | 15 Mar 2016

Tilt error in cryospheric surface radiation measurements at high latitudes: a model study

Wiley Steven Bogren, John Faulkner Burkhart, and Arve Kylling

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The magnitude and makeup of error in cryospheric radiation observations due to small sensor misalignment in in situ measurements of solar irradiance is evaluated. It is shown that relatively minor sensor misalignments give significant errors in irradiance and hence albedo measurements. The total measurement error introduced by sensor tilt is dominated by the direct component. Significant measurement error can also persist in integrated daily irradiance and albedo.