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H2O vertical column IFE/IUP Bremen
2002 to 2012 v0.9.1:validated
v1.0: p. valid.
v1.1: validated
MPI Mainz/IUP Heidelberg
2003 to 2007          
2003 to 2005     p. validated
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SCIAMACHY H2O validation literature:
  • Dynamic Processes Governing Lower-Tropospheric HDO/H2O Ratios as Observed from Space and Ground
    C. Frankenberg, K. Yoshimura, T. Warneke, I. Aben, A. Butz, N. Deutscher, D. Griffith, F. Hase, J. Notholt, M. Schneider, H. Schrijver, T. Rockmann
    Abstract/Article: Science, 325, 1374, 2009, DOI: 10.1126/science.1173791
  • Water vapour total columns from SCIAMACHY spectra in the 2.36um window
    H. Schrijver, A. M. S. Gloudemans, C. Frankenberg, I. Aben
    Abstract/Article: Atmos. Meas. Tech., 2, 561-571, 2009
    Method: Retrieved water vapour total vertical columns are compared with spatially and temporally collocated values from the ECMWF data
  • Comparison of monthly means of global total column water vapor retrieved from independent satellite observations
    S. Mieruch, M. Schröder, S. Noël, J. Schulz
    Abstract/Article: J. Geophys. Res., vol 115, D23310, doi:10.1029/2010JD013946, 2010
    Method: GOME/SCIAMACHY total column water vapour monthly mean measurements are compared with the passive microwave observations from SSM/I for the period of 1996 to 2005

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