Articles | Volume 18, issue 3
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1945–1975, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1945-2018

Special issue: The SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project (S-RIP) (ACP/ESSD...

Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1945–1975, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1945-2018

Research article 12 Feb 2018

Research article | 12 Feb 2018

Accuracy and precision of polar lower stratospheric temperatures from reanalyses evaluated from A-Train CALIOP and MLS, COSMIC GPS RO, and the equilibrium thermodynamics of supercooled ternary solutions and ice clouds

Alyn Lambert and Michelle L. Santee

Data sets

MLS/Aura Level 2 Water Vapor (H2O) Mixing Ratio V004 MLS Science Team https://doi.org/10.5067/AURA/MLS/DATA2009

MLS/Aura Level 2 Temperature V004 MLS Science Team https://doi.org/10.5067/AURA/MLS/DATA2021

MERRA inst6_3d_ana_Nv: 3D Analyzed State, Meteorology Instantaneous 6-hourly V5.2.0 Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO) https://doi.org/10.5067/WGY2HAX25374

MERRA-2 inst3_3d_asm_Nv: 3d, 3-Hourly, Instantaneous, Model-Level, Assimilation, Assimilated Meteorological Fields V5.12.4 Global Modeling and Assimilation Office (GMAO) https://doi.org/10.5067/WWQSXQ8IVFW8

NCEP Climate Forecast System Reanalysis (CFSR) 6-hourly Products National Centers for Environmental Prediction https://doi.org/10.5065/D69K487

ERA-Interim Project European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts https://doi.org/10.5065/D6CR5RD9

Japanese 55-year Reanalysis, Daily 3-Hourly and 6-Hourly Data Japan Meteorological Agency https://doi.org/10.5065/D6HH6H41

CALIPSO/CALIOP Level 1B, Lidar Profile Data, versions 3.01, 3.02 and 3.30 CALIPSO Science Team https://doi.org/10.5067/CALIOP/CALIPSO/CAL_LID_L1-ValStage1-V3-01_L1B-003.30

CALIPSO/CALIOP Level 2, Polar Stratospheric Cloud Data, version 1.00 CALIPSO Science Team https://doi.org/10.5067/CALIOP/CALIPSO/CAL_LID_L2_PSCMask-Prov-V1-00_L2-001.00

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