Articles | Volume 12, issue 11
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 5979–5995, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-5979-2019
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 5979–5995, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-5979-2019

Research article 18 Nov 2019

Research article | 18 Nov 2019

TCCON and NDACC XCO measurements: difference, discussion and application

Minqiang Zhou et al.

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Short summary
The differences between the TCCON and NDACC XCO measurements are investigated and discussed based on six NDACC–TCCON sites (Ny-Ålesund, Bremen, Izaña, Saint-Denis, Wollongong and Lauder) using data over the period 2007–2017. The smoothing errors from both TCCON and NDACC measurements are estimated. In addition, the scaling factor of the TCCON XCO data is reassessed by comparing with the AirCore measurements at Sodankylä and Orléans.