Cirrus Horizontal Heterogeneity Effects on Cloud Optical Properties Retrieved from MODIS VNIR to TIR Channels as a Function of the Spatial Resolution

Thomas Fauchez1, Steven E Platnick2, Odran Sourdeval3, Chenxi Wang4, Kerry Meyer2, Céline Cornet5 and Frédéric Szczap6, (1)Universities Space Research Association Greenbelt, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (2)NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD, United States, (3)University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany, (4)University of Maryland College Park, College Park, MD, United States, (5)Laboratoire d'Optique Atmosphérique, Univ. Lille, CNRS, UMR 8518, Lille, France, (6)Laboratoire de Météorologie Physique, Univ. Clermont Auvergne, CNRS, UMR 6016, Clermont-Ferrand, France