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CH4 vertical column IFE/IUP Bremen
Jan 2003 to Dec 2005 v0.5-validated
Jan 2003 to April 2012 *)  v5.5-validated
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SCIAMACHY CH4 validation literature:
  • Atmospheric carbon gases retrieved from SCIAMACHY by WFM-DOAS: version 0.5 CO and CH4 and impact of calibration improvements on CO2 retrieval
    M. Buchwitz, R. de Beek, S. Noël, J. P. Burrows, H. Bovensmann, O. Schneising, I. Khlystova, M. Bruns, H. Bremer, P. Bergamaschi, S. Körner, and M. Heimann
    Abstract/Article: Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 2727–2751, 2006
    Method: "MOPITT satellite data (CO) and TM5 model simulations - world (CH4) and FTIR measurements at Park Falls, Wisconsin, USA (CO2)"
  • Comparisons between SCIAMACHY and ground-based FTIR data for total columns of CO, CH4, CO2 and N2O
    B. Dils, M. De Mazière, J. F. Müller, T. Blumenstock, M. Buchwitz, R. de Beek, P. Demoulin, P. Duchatelet, H. Fast, C. Frankenberg, A. Gloudemans, D. Griffith, N. Jones, T. Kerzenmacher, I. Kramer, E. Mahieu, J. Mellqvist, R. L. Mittermeier, J. Notholt, C. P. Rinsland, H. Schrijver, D. Smale, A. Strandberg, A. G. Straume,W. Stremme, K. Strong, R. Sussmann, J. Taylor, M. van den Broek, V. Velazco, T.Wagner, T.Warneke, A. Wiacek, and S. Wood
    Abstract/Article: Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 1953–1976, 2006
    Method: 11 ground-based FTIR data (quasi-global network)
  • Error analysis for CO and CH4 total column retrievals from SCIAMACHY 2.3 µm spectra
    A.M.S. Gloudemans, H. Schrijver, O.P. Hasekamp, I. Aben
    Abstract/Article: Atmos. Chem. Phys. 8, 3999-4017, 2008
    Method: Sensitivity analysis of the Iterative Maximum Likelihood Method (IMLM) algorithm and its application to SCIAMACHY 2.3 µm spectra
  • Tropical methane emissions: A revised view from SCIAMACHY onboard ENVISAT
    C. Frankenberg, P. Bergamaschi, A. Butz, S. Houweling, J.F. Meirink, J. Notholt, A.K. Petersen, H. Schrijver, T. Warneke, I. Aben
    Abstract/Article: Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 35, L15811, 2008
  • Pressure broadening in the 2v3 band of methane and its implication on atmospheric retrievals
    C. Frankenberg, T. Warneke, A. Butz, I. Aben, F. Hase, P. Spietz, L. R. Brow
    Abstract/Article: Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 5061-5075, 2008
  • Inverse modeling of global and regional CH4 emissions using SCIAMACHY satellite retrievals
    P. Bergamaschi,C. Frankenberg, J.F. Meirink, M. Krol, M.G. Villani, S. Houweling, F. Dentener,E.J. Dlugokencky, J.B. Miller, L.V. Gatti, A. Engel, I. Levin
    Abstract/Article: J. Geophys. Res., 114, D22301, doi:10.1029/2009JD012287
    Method: Analyze the impact of SCIAMACHY retrievals revision on global and regional CH4 emissions estimates in 2004 using the TM5-4DVAR inverse modeling system
  • Global column averaged methane mixing ratios from 2003 to 2009 as derived from SCIAMACHY: Trends and variability
    C. Frankenberg, I. Aben, P. Bergamaschi, E. J. Dlugokencky, R. van Hees, S. Houweling, P. van der Meer, R. Snel, P. Tol
    Abstract/Article: J. Geophys. Res., vol 116, D04302, doi:10.1029/2010JD014849, 2011
    Method: Long-term data set of column-averaged methane mixing ratios retrieved from spectra of SCIAMACHY
  • Three years of greenhouse gas column-averaged dry air mole fractions retrieved from satellite - Part 2: Methane
    O. Schneising, M. Buchwitz, J. P. Burrows, H. Bovensmann, P. Bergamaschi, W. Peters
    Abstract/Article: Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9,443-465, 2009
    Method: Comparisons with the TM5 model

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