Table 2: Performance of DTA code on each of the available MERIS spectral bands expressed in terms of correlation between satellite-based AOD and ground-based aerosol ( ) measurements. : ( gr  ), : AOD( ).

BandsBand center (nm)

1412.50.56
2442.50.54
34900.53
45100.53
55600.83
66200.48
76650.48
8681.250.48
9708.750.46
10753.750.32
12778.750.22
138650.19
148850.19