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HCHO vertical column IFE/IUP Bremen
Jan 2003 to April 2012 *)     
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HCHO vertical column by IFE/IUP Bremen (last update: 22-11-2005)
available data January 2003 - April 2012. Data are available on request. Daily and monthly pictures are available via the DOAS web site.
point of contact Andreas Richter
algorithm description A short description and references are available on the DOAS web site.
product details The format is plain ASCII with header of varying length. For each station, two files are created, one with daily averages and one with all individual overpasses.
Test products: NO2 total column for Ny-Alesund 2002: nya_no2_UB1_02.asc (ASCII, 9kB) nya_no2_UB1_02.all (ASCII, 0.6 MB).
validation results  

SCIAMACHY HCHO vertical column (IFE) validation literature:
  • SCIAMACHY formaldehyde observations: constraint for isoprene emission estimates over Europe
    Dufour, G., F. Wittrock, M. Camredon, M. Beekmann, A. Richter, B. Aumont and J.P. Burrows
    Abstract/Article: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 9, 1647-1664, 2009
    Product: HCHO vertical column
    Institute: IUP/IFE, University of Bremen
    Method: The influence of the different emissions on HCHO tropospheric columns are investigated with the CHIMERE chemical transport model in order to interpret the comparisons between SCIAMACHY and simulated HCHO columns

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