Contrail microphysical properties and radiative forcing over the Northern Hemisphere derived using MODIS infrared observations

Sarah Thomas Bedka1, Patrick Minnis2, David P Duda3, Douglas Spangenberg4, Thad Chee5 and Konstantin V Khlopenkov3, (1)Science Systems and Applications, Inc., Lanham, MD, United States, (2)NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, United States, (3)Science Systems and Applications, Inc., Hampton, VA, United States, (4)Science Systems & Applications, Inc., Hampton, VA, United States, (5)Science Systems and Applications, Inc. Hampton, Hampton, VA, United States