Overview of libRadtran radiative transfer solvers

Acronyms and abbreviations

solver method 1D3D pp sppsp BRDF m c a r pol.Ram.refrspecials
disort2 discrete ordinate - - - - - - intensitiy correction to calculate radiances of strongly peaked phase functions
montecarlo (MYSTIC) Monte Carlo - - polarisation and refraction will be implemented in ESAS Light study
polradtran doubling and adding - - - - - - relatively fast vector code
sdisort discrete ordinate - - - - - as DISORT but with pseudo-spherical assumption and refraction, but no intensity correction
twostr twostream - - - - - - - very fast code for radiative flux calculations
twostrpp twostream - - - - - - - very fast code for radiative flux calculations
tzs thermal zero scattering - - - - - - - - - - fast calculations for clearsky atmosphere
qdisort discrete ordinate - - - - - - as sdisort but with Raman scattering and no intensity correction

✔ ready to use
usable, and improved during this study
to develop during this study

 
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