Articles | Volume 11, issue 9
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 5363–5388, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-5363-2018

Special issue: SKYNET – the international network for aerosol, clouds,...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 5363–5388, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-5363-2018

Research article 26 Sep 2018

Research article | 26 Sep 2018

The instrument constant of sky radiometers (POM-02) – Part 1: Calibration constant

Akihiro Uchiyama et al.

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Atmospheric aerosols are an important constituent of the atmosphere. Measurement networks using radiometers such as SKYNET have been developed. There are two constants that we must determine to make accurate measurements. One of them is the calibration constant. The accuracy of the current method to determine this was investigated and the new method for water vapor and near-infrared channels was developed. Utilizing the results of this paper, SKYNET measurement data will become more reliable.