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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 10999–11009, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-10999-2015

Special issue: Changes in the vertical distribution of ozone – the SI2N report...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 10999–11009, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-10999-2015
Research article
05 Oct 2015
Research article | 05 Oct 2015

Trend analysis of the 20-year time series of stratospheric ozone profiles observed by the GROMOS microwave radiometer at Bern

L. Moreira et al.

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GROMOS (GROund-based Millimeter-wave Ozone Spectrometer) has provided ozone profiles for the NDACC (Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Composition Change) at Bern since 1994. We performed a trend analysis of our 20-year time series of stratospheric ozone profiles with a multilinear parametric trend estimation method. With our estimated ozone trends we are able to support the stratospheric ozone turnaround, besides a statistically significant negative trend in the lower mesosphere.
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