Articles | Volume 10, issue 4
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 1495–1509, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-1495-2017

Special issue: Ten years of Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) observations...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 1495–1509, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-1495-2017

Research article 20 Apr 2017

Research article | 20 Apr 2017

Continuation of long-term global SO2 pollution monitoring from OMI to OMPS

Yan Zhang et al.

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In this study, we demonstrate a very good consistency of the SO2 retrievals from OMI and OMPS using our state-of-the-art principal component analysis technique. Four full years of OMI and OMPS SO2 retrievals, during 2012–2015 have been analyzed over some of the world’s most polluted regions: eastern China, Mexico, and South Africa. The consistency of retrievals between OMI and OMPS make it possible to continue the long-term global SO2 pollution monitoring.