Table 1: SMARTS and SBDART generated spectra.

NameDescription

SMARTS generated spectra
Base-caseAM1.5, SMARTS defaults
Moderate aerosolsAM1.5, SMARTS defaults with Angstrom’s coefficient of 0.2
Heavy aerosolsAM1.5, SMARTS defaults with Angstrom’s coefficient of 0.4
Mid latitude winterAM1.5, SMARTS Preset
Mid latitude summerAM1.5, SMARTS Preset
Subarctic winterAM1.5, SMARTS Preset
Subarctic summerAM1.5, SMARTS Preset
TropicsAM1.5, SMARTS Preset
US62AM1.5, US 1962 standard atmosphere

SBDART generated spectra
Moderate cloudsAM1.5, SMARTS defaults translated to SBDART, with cloud optical depth of 3
Heavy cloudsAM1.5, SMARTS defaults translated to SBDART, with cloud optical depth of 15