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Volume 10, issue 7
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 2745–2758, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-2745-2017
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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 2745–2758, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-2745-2017
© Author(s) 2017. This work is distributed under
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Research article 31 Jul 2017

Research article | 31 Jul 2017

Study and mitigation of calibration factor instabilities in a water vapor Raman lidar

Leslie David et al.

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The Raman lidar ability to retrieve atmospheric water vapor with high accuracy makes it a premium instrument in different research fields such as climatology, meteorology, or calibration of GNSS altimetry data. In order to achieve long-term stability of the measurements, the system has to be carefully calibrated. In this work we strove to investigate and mitigate the error and instability sources through numerical simulations as well as experimental tests.
The Raman lidar ability to retrieve atmospheric water vapor with high accuracy makes it a...
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