RSS Radiative Transfer Model (RTM)

Remote Sensing Systems has made our Radiative Transfer Model as well as the Meissner-Wentz Dielectric Model available to the public. We request that you fill out a brief form here before being granted access to the source code. Upon submission, you will be immediately directed to the RTM source code.



Meissner, T. and F.J. Wentz, (2004), The complex dielectric constant of pure and sea water from microwave satellite observations, IEEE TGRS, vol. 42(9), pp 1836.

Meissner, T. and F.J. Wentz, (2012), The Emissivity of the Ocean Surface Between 6 - 90 GHz Over a Large Range of Wind Speeds and Earth Incidence Angles, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 50(8), 3004-3026.

Wentz, F. J. and T. Meissner, (2016),  Atmospheric Absorption Model for Dry Air and Water Vapor at Microwave Frequencies below 100 GHz Derived from Spaceborne Radiometer Observations, Radio Science, 51, 381-391.