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AMT | Articles | Volume 12, issue 7
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 4113–4129, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-4113-2019
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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 4113–4129, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-4113-2019
© Author(s) 2019. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 29 Jul 2019

Research article | 29 Jul 2019

Tropopause altitude determination from temperature profile measurements of reduced vertical resolution

Nils König et al.

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Inference of the tropopause from temperature profiles of finite vertical resolution entails an uncertainty of the tropopause altitude. We assess this effect by degrading the resolution of the sonde data. The tropopause altitude inferred from coarse grid profiles was found to be lower than that inferred from the original profiles for tropical and midlatitudinal radiosonde profiles. The mean displacement of the lapse rate tropopause inferred from a 3 km resolution profile is −400 m for Hilo.
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