Articles | Volume 11, issue 4
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2135–2149, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-2135-2018

Special issue: Quadrennial Ozone Symposium 2016 – Status and trends...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2135–2149, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-2135-2018

Research article 13 Apr 2018

Research article | 13 Apr 2018

Retrieval of ozone profiles from OMPS limb scattering observations

Carlo Arosio et al.

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This paper describes the development of a retrieval algorithm at the University of Bremen which derives stratospheric ozone profiles from limb observations performed by the OMPS satellite instrument. Here we present the implementation of the algorithm and the validation of our results (1 year of data against independent satellite and ground-based measurements). Good agreement is generally found between 20 and 55 km, mostly within 10 % at all latitudes.