Articles | Volume 18, issue 3
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1685–1704, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1685-2018
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1685–1704, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1685-2018

Research article 06 Feb 2018

Research article | 06 Feb 2018

Simultaneous assimilation of ozone profiles from multiple UV-VIS satellite instruments

Jacob C. A. van Peet et al.

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Ozone profiles measured by two satellite instruments (GOME-2A and OMI) have been combined with a chemical transport model using data assimilation. The results give a better insight into the global spatial and temporal ozone distribution than either measurement or model results alone. Validation with independent measurements shows biases varying between -5 % and +10 % between the surface and 100 hPa, while between 100 and 10 hPa the biases vary between -3 % and +3 %.
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