Articles | Volume 14, issue 23
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 12613–12629, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-12613-2014
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 12613–12629, 2014
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-14-12613-2014

Research article 01 Dec 2014

Research article | 01 Dec 2014

Overview and sample applications of SMILES and Odin-SMR retrievals of upper tropospheric humidity and cloud ice mass

P. Eriksson et al.

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ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (28 Oct 2014) by Farahnaz Khosrawi
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The sub-millimetre wavelength region has been identified as very useful for measurements of cloud ice mass. The only satellite sensors operating in this wavelength region are so far limb sounders, and results from two such instruments are presented and sample applications are demonstrated. The results have high intrinsic value, but serve also as a practical preparation for planned dedicated sub-millimetre cloud missions.
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