Articles | Volume 11, issue 5
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 3021–3029, 2018
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 3021–3029, 2018

Research article 24 May 2018

Research article | 24 May 2018

Is it feasible to estimate radiosonde biases from interlaced measurements?

Stefanie Kremser et al.

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We investigate the feasibility of quantifying the difference in biases of two instrument types (i.e. radiosondes) by flying the old and new instruments on alternating days, so-called interlacing, to statistically derive the systematic biases between the instruments. While it is in principle possible to estimate the difference between two instrument biases from interlaced measurements, the number of required interlaced flights is very large for reasonable autocorrelation coefficient values.