Articles | Volume 19, issue 3
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 1853–1865, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-1853-2019
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 1853–1865, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-1853-2019

Research article 12 Feb 2019

Research article | 12 Feb 2019

Detection and classification of laminae in balloon-borne ozonesonde profiles: application to the long-term record from Boulder, Colorado

Kenneth Minschwaner et al.

Download

Interactive discussion

Status: closed
Status: closed
AC: Author comment | RC: Referee comment | SC: Short comment | EC: Editor comment
Printer-friendly Version - Printer-friendly version Supplement - Supplement

Peer-review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Kenneth Minschwaner on behalf of the Authors (12 Jan 2019)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (15 Jan 2019) by Andreas Hofzumahaus
Download
Short summary
We analyzed balloon measurements of ozone between the surface and 25 km altitude above Boulder, Colorado, and developed an algorithm to detect and classify layers of either unusually high or unusually low ozone. These layers range in vertical thickness from a few hundred meters to a few kilometers. We found that these laminae are an important contributor to the overall variability in ozone, especially in the transition region between the troposphere and stratosphere.
Altmetrics
Final-revised paper
Preprint