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(saɪˈæməkɪ) ,




n, pl -chies
rare a fight with an imaginary enemy
[C17: from Greek skiamakhia a mock fight, from skia a shadow + makhesthai to fight]

sciamachy, sciomachy

battle with shadows or imaginary enemies.
See also: Conflict, Images
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Haney, 2016: A web-based tool for calculating spectral band difference adjustment factors derived from SCIAMACHY hyperspectral data, IEEE Trans.
Van Donkelaar et al., "S[O.sub.2] emissions and lifetimes: estimates from inverse modeling using in situ and global, space-based (SCIAMACHY and OMI) observations," Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, vol.
(2010)], but this method forfeits the spatial information available from SCIAMACHY.
Dr Michael Buchwitz and Oliver Schneising from the Institute of Environmental Physics at the University of Bremen in Germany processed the SCIAMACHY data from 2003-09, using a retrieval algorithm developed at the University of Bremen.
The following day, scientists from the Brussels-based Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy identified high bromine concentrations in the vicinity of the volcano with Envisat's SCIAMACHY instrument and the Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment-2 (GOME-2) instrument aboard MetOp-A.
Research scientist Christian Frankenberg of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California, first noticed the Four Corners signal years ago in SCIAMACHY data.
Massart, S., and Coauthors, 2014: Assimilation of atmospheric methane products into the MACC-II system: From SCIAMACHY to TANSO and IASI.
This algorithm will be consolidated from a theoretical point of view its domainof validity will be extended it will be further validated and compared to other similar products from OMI and SCIAMACHY. The MERISL1RR archive will then be processed with this algorithm to generate global level 3 total column ozone content products.
(1) Tropospheric Emission Monitoring Internet Service (TEMiS) archived UV-index, UV daily erythemal dose obtained from SCIAMACHY satellite, and AOD from MODIS satellite were used to study the variation of UV parameters and its aerosol-induced reduction.
The purpose of this scientific study is to investigate existing scientific algorithms from the GOMOS MIPAS SCIAMACHY and TPM instruments on their feasibility to generate climatologies of mesospheric data.
In 2002, near-infrared (NIR) satellite measurements of atmospheric C[O.sub.2] concentrations became available [Scanning Imaging Absorption Spectrometer for Atmospheric Chartography (SCIAMACHY); Burrows et al.