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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7157–7174, 2017
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Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7157–7174, 2017
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16 Jun 2017
Research article | 16 Jun 2017

TEMIS UV product validation using NILU-UV ground-based measurements in Thessaloniki, Greece

Melina-Maria Zempila et al.

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NILU irradiances at five UV channels were used to produce CIE, vitamin D, and DNA- damage daily doses via a neural network (NN) model. The NN was trained with collocated weighted Brewer spectra and uncertainty in the NILU-derived UV effective doses was 7.5 %. TEMIS UV products were found to be ~ 12.5 % higher than the NILU estimates. The results improve for cloud-free days with differences of 0.57 % for CIE, 1.22 % for vitamin D, and 1.18 % for DNA damage, with standard deviations of ~ 11–13 %.
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