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https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-9271-2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-9271-2015
Research article
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20 Aug 2015
Research article |  | 20 Aug 2015

A method for merging nadir-sounding climate records, with an application to the global-mean stratospheric temperature data sets from SSU and AMSU

C. McLandress, T. G. Shepherd, A. I. Jonsson, T. von Clarmann, and B. Funke

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This is the first paper of its kind describing a method for merging the long-term satellite records of global stratospheric temperature from SSU and AMSU to yield a continuous data set from 1979 to present (and beyond). Since global-mean stratospheric temperature is close to radiative equilibrium, our "extended" SSU data set is an important climate record for the detection and attribution of anthropogenic influence.
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