Articles | Volume 11, issue 2
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 803–818, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-803-2018
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 803–818, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-803-2018

Research article 09 Feb 2018

Research article | 09 Feb 2018

A simulated observation database to assess the impact of the IASI-NG hyperspectral infrared sounder

Javier Andrey-Andrés et al.

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A new generation of the Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer (IASI) sounders, whose highly accurate measurements are commonly used in environment applications, has already been designed: IASI New Generation (IASI-NG). A database of IASI and IASI-NG simulated observations was built to set a common framework for future impact studies. This first study showed the IASI-NG benefit with an improvement of the temperature retrievals throughout the atmosphere and a lower benefit for the humidity.