Articles | Volume 10, issue 11
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-4491-2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-10-4491-2017
Research article
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22 Nov 2017
Research article |  | 22 Nov 2017

Temperature dependence of the Brewer global UV measurements

Ilias Fountoulakis, Alberto Redondas, Kaisa Lakkala, Alberto Berjon, Alkiviadis F. Bais, Lionel Doppler, Uwe Feister, Anu Heikkila, Tomi Karppinen, Juha M. Karhu, Tapani Koskela, Katerina Garane, Konstantinos Fragkos, and Volodya Savastiouk

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Results of the temperature characterization of the global UV spectral measurements of eight different Brewer spectrophotometers operating in Greece, Finland, Germany and Spain are presented. Different temperature characterization methods are evaluated and an improved methodology for the correction of the measurements for the effects of temperature is presented.