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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 4673–4686, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-4673-2017
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 4673–4686, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-4673-2017
Research article
10 Apr 2017
Research article | 10 Apr 2017

Sensitivity of formaldehyde (HCHO) column measurements from a geostationary satellite to temporal variation of the air mass factor in East Asia

Hyeong-Ahn Kwon et al.

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A geostationary satellite can measure daytime hourly HCHO columns. Atmospheric conditions such as synoptic meteorology and the presence of other gases and aerosols may affect HCHO measurements. We examine the effects of their temporal variation on the HCHO measurement of a geostationary satellite in East Asia. We find that the hourly variation of other species could be important. Especially the inclusion of hourly aerosol variation in the retrieval could lead to improving HCHO measurements.
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