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Validation of MIPAS IMK/IAA V5R_O3_224 ozone profiles

Laeng, A.; Grabowski, U.; Clarmann, T. von; Stiller, G.; Glatthor, N.; Höpfner, M.; Kellmann, S.; Kiefer, M.; Linden, A.; Lossow, S.; Sofieva, V.; Petropavlovskikh, I.; Hubert, D.; Bathgate, T.; Bernath, P.; Boone, C. D.; Clerbaux, C.; Coheur, P.; Damadeo, R.; Degenstein, D.; ... mehr

We present the results of an extensive validation program of the most recent version of ozone vertical profiles retrieved with the IMK/IAA (Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research/Instituto de Astrofísica de Andalucía) MIPAS (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding) research level 2 processor from version 5 spectral level 1 data. The time period covered corresponds to the reduced spectral resolution period of the MIPAS instrument, i.e., January 2005–April 2012. The comparison with satellite instruments includes all post-2005 satellite limb and occultation sensors that have measured the vertical profiles of tropospheric and stratospheric ozone: ACE-FTS, GOMOS, HALOE, HIRDLS, MLS, OSIRIS, POAM, SAGE II, SCIAMACHY, SMILES, and SMR. In addition, balloon-borne MkIV solar occultation measurements and ground-based Umkehr measurements have been included, as well as two nadir sensors: IASI and SBUV. For each reference data set, bias determination and precision assessment are performed. Better agreement with reference instruments than for the previous data version, V5R_O3_220 (Laeng et al., 2014), is found: the known high bias around the ozone vmr (volume mixing ratio) peak is significantly reduced and the vertical resolution at 35 km has been improved. ... mehr

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000046044
DOI: 10.5194/amt-7-3971-2014
Zitationen: 13
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Fakultät für Physik (PHYSIK)
Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung - Atmosphärische Spurenstoffe und Fernerkundung (IMK-ASF)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2014
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1867-1381, 1867-8548
KITopen-ID: 1000046044
HGF-Programm 12.04.05 (POF II, LK 01)
Erschienen in Atmospheric measurement techniques
Band 7
Heft 11
Seiten 3971-3987
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