Articles | Volume 10, issue 1
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 119–153, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-119-2017

Special issue: TROPOMI on Sentinel-5 Precursor: data products and...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 119–153, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-119-2017

Research article 09 Jan 2017

Research article | 09 Jan 2017

Sulfur dioxide retrievals from TROPOMI onboard Sentinel-5 Precursor: algorithm theoretical basis

Nicolas Theys et al.

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This paper provides a thorough description of the algorithm to retrieve SO2 columns from TROPOMI/Sentinel-5 Precursor measurements. The different algorithmic steps including error analysis are detailed. Scientific verification of the algorithm and validation needs are also discussed.