Comparison of modeled aerosol optical depth (green line) and measured optical depth (red
crosses) at the Kaashidhoo Climate Observatory (4.97 N, 73.47E) during the INDOEX
Intensive Field Phase in 1999. The measured optical depths are courtesy of Ramanathan and
Satheesh (1999, ms in preparation).
Estimated total aerosol optical depth on 27 February 1999 from the assimilation procedure.