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The MUSICA IASI CH4 and N2O products and their comparison to HIPPO, GAW and NDACC FTIR references

García, Omaira E.; Schneider, Matthias; Ertl, Benjamin; Sepúlveda, Eliezer; Borger, Christian; Diekmann, Christopher; Wiegele, Andreas; Hase, Frank; Barthlott, Sabine; Blumenstock, Thomas; Raffalski, Uwe; Gómez-Peláez, Angel; Steinbacher, Martin; Ries, Ludwig; de Frutos, Angel M.

This work presents the methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O) products as generated by the IASI (Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer) processor developed during the project MUSICA (MUlti-platform remote Sensing of Isotopologues for investigating the Cycle of Atmospheric water). The processor retrieves CH4 and N2O with different water vapour and water vapour isotopologues (as well as HNO3) and uses a single a priori data set for all the retrievals (no variation in space and time). Firstly, the characteristics and errors of the products are analytically described. Secondly, the products are comprehensively evaluated by comparisons to the following reference data measured by different techniques and from different platforms as follows: (1) aircraft CH4 and N2O profiles from the five HIAPER Pole-to-Pole Observation (HIPPO) missions; (2) continuous in situ CH4 and N2O observations performed between 2007 and 2017 at subtropical and mid-latitude highmountain observatories (Izaña Atmospheric Observatory and Jungfraujoch, respectively) in the framework of the WMO–GAW (World Meteorological Organization–Global Atmosphere Watch) program ... mehr

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000084617
Veröffentlicht am 19.07.2018
DOI: 10.5194/amt-11-4171-2018
Zitationen: 3
Web of Science
Zitationen: 3
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung - Atmosphärische Spurenstoffe und Fernerkundung (IMK-ASF)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2018
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1867-8548
KITopen-ID: 1000084617
HGF-Programm 12.03.01 (POF III, LK 01)
Erschienen in Atmospheric measurement techniques
Band 11
Heft 7
Seiten 4171–4215
Vorab online veröffentlicht am 18.07.2018
Nachgewiesen in Web of Science
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