Articles | Volume 11, issue 8
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 4693–4705, 2018

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

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 4693–4705, 2018

Research article 10 Aug 2018

Research article | 10 Aug 2018

On the improved stability of the version 7 MIPAS ozone record

Alexandra Laeng et al.

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MIPAS was an IR limb emission spectrometer on the Envisat platform. From 2002 to 2012, it performed pole-to-pole measurements of ozone during day and night. ESA recently released the new version 7 of Level 1 MIPAS spectra, which is expected to reduce the long-term drift of the MIPAS Level 2 data. We evaluate the long-term stability of ozone Level 2 data from the KIT IMK processor. Our results indicate that MIPAS data are now even more suited for trend studies, alone or as part of merged data.