Articles | Volume 14, issue 23
Technical note
11 Dec 2014
Technical note |  | 11 Dec 2014

Technical Note: Reanalysis of upper troposphere humidity data from the MOZAIC programme for the period 1994 to 2009

H. G. J. Smit, S. Rohs, P. Neis, D. Boulanger, M. Krämer, A. Wahner, and A. Petzold


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AR by Andreas Petzold on behalf of the Authors (16 Oct 2014)  Author's response 
ED: Publish as is (03 Nov 2014) by Ottmar Möhler
AR by Andreas Petzold on behalf of the Authors (09 Nov 2014)  Manuscript 
Short summary
Long-term water vapour measurements from the MOZAIC programme are a unique source for upper troposphere humidity data. However, due to an error in the calibration procedure, RH data from MOZAIC were biased towards higher values for the period starting in year 2000. Here we report the procedures followed to reanalyse the calibrations and to reprocess the entire MOZAIC RH data. This study serves as the reference publication for the reanalysed MOZAIC RH data base for the period 1994 to 2009.
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