|"JOURNAL OF RADIOELECTRONICS" N 1, 2000|
POSSIBILITY OF THE REMOTE SENSING OF CLOUD CRYSTALS ORIENTATION
Institute of Applied Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Received January 28, 2000
In this paper we analyze polarization features of microwave radiation scattered by the crystal cloud particles of different size shape and space orientation distribution. We discuss the possibilities to determine the dominant orientation of cloud particles from scattered radiation characteristics.