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AMT | Articles | Volume 13, issue 5
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 2751–2783, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-2751-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Special issue: TROPOMI on Sentinel-5 Precursor: first year in operation (AMT/ACP...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 2751–2783, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-2751-2020
© Author(s) 2020. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 28 May 2020

Research article | 28 May 2020

Total column water vapour retrieval from S-5P/TROPOMI in the visible blue spectral range

Christian Borger et al.

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We present a total column water vapour (TCWV) retrieval analysing measurements from S-5P/TROPOMI in the visible blue spectral range. The retrieval can well capture the global water vapour distribution with similar sensitivity over the land and ocean and agrees well with various reference data sets within the estimated TCWV uncertainties of typically around 10 %–20 %.
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