Articles | Volume 13, issue 3
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 1387–1412, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-1387-2020
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 1387–1412, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-1387-2020

Research article 27 Mar 2020

Research article | 27 Mar 2020

Evaluation of satellite-based aerosol datasets and the CAMS reanalysis over the ocean utilizing shipborne reference observations

Jonas Witthuhn et al.

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Reliable reference measurements over ocean are essential for the evaluation and improvement of satellite- and model-based aerosol datasets. Here, a uniqe set of shipborne reference aerosol products obtained from Microtops sunphotometer and GUVis-3511 shadowband radiometer observations are compared to aerosol products from the MODIS and SEVIRI satellite sensors, and the CAMS reanalysis over the Atlantic Ocean. The present evaluation highlights the importance of an aerosol-type based analysis.