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SANO Itaru
Professor Ph.D
Department/Informatics  Graduate school/Electronic Engineering

Understanding of aerosol properties is impotant role in the climate research. The aim of this work is to estimate aerosol properties by remote sensing from space and ground.

Research Area Aerosol Remote Sensing
Research Interests Remote sensing of aerosol optical properties based on polarization and total reflectance information
Selected Publications (1) Polarimetric properties of aerosol particles,Earth, Planets and Space, Vol. 50, pp.513-519,(1998)
(2) Optical thickness and Angstrom exponent of aerosols over the land and ocean from space-borne polarimetric data, Adv. Space Res., Vol. 34(4), pp 833-837, (2004)
(3) Regional and local variations in atmospheric aerosols using ground-based sun photometry during Distributed Regional Aerosol Gridded Observation Networks (DRAGON) in 2012, Atmos. Chem. Phys., Vol. 16, 14795-14803, (2016)
Research and Achievements
Affiliated Academic Societies AGU, IEEE
(Undergraduate Course)
Kanazawa Institute of Technology
(Master's/Doctral Course)
Kanazawa Institute of Technology
Title of Thesis, Institute, Date Algorithms for atmospheric correction and aerosol properties for ocean color remote sensing, Kanazawa Institute of Technology, March 1998.
Biography Research associate (1992), Lecturer (1998), Adjunct research fellow of Curtin University of Technology (1999-2000), Associate professor (2005), Professor (2011)

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Academic Staff and Fellows