Articles | Volume 13, issue 6
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 3471–3485, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-3471-2020
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 3471–3485, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-3471-2020

Research article 30 Jun 2020

Research article | 30 Jun 2020

Evaluation of the OMPS/LP stratospheric aerosol extinction product using SAGE III/ISS observations

Zhong Chen et al.

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The scope of the paper is the evaluation of stratospheric aerosols derived from the OMPS/LP instrument via comparison with independent datasets from the SAGE III/ISS instrument. Results show very good agreement for extinction profiles between an altitude of 19 and 27 km, to within ±25 %, and show systematic differences (LP-SAGE III/ISS) above 28 km and below 19 km (greater than ±25 %).