Articles | Volume 17, issue 22
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 14085–14104, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-14085-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 14085–14104, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-14085-2017
Research article
27 Nov 2017
Research article | 27 Nov 2017

Intercomparison of stratospheric temperature profiles from a ground-based microwave radiometer with other techniques

Francisco Navas-Guzmán et al.

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The paper presents assessment of the stratospheric measurements of a relatively new temperature radiometer (TEMPERA) at 60 GHz. The temperature profiles from TEMPERA have been compared with measurements from different techniques such as radiosondes, MLS satellite and Rayleigh lidar and with the temperature outputs from the SD-WACCM model. The results showed absolute biases and standard deviations lower than 2 K for most of the altitudes and comparisons, proving the good performance of TEMPERA.
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