Validation summary for cloud top height by ESA (last update: 16-5-2008)

SCIAMACHY OL 3.01 cloud top height correlates well with FRESCO sc-v5 cloud height (R=0.87) but is on average 1.2km higher. The spread in the difference is about 1.9km. About 15% of the cloud height data are clipped to the lower limit of 1km. No validation with independent correlative measurements has been reported yet.


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