Articles | Volume 14, issue 4
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 2993–3002, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-2993-2021

Special issue: Towards Unified Error Reporting (TUNER)

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 2993–3002, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-2993-2021

Research article 22 Apr 2021

Research article | 22 Apr 2021

A method for random uncertainties validation and probing the natural variability with application to TROPOMI on board Sentinel-5P total ozone measurements

Viktoria F. Sofieva et al.

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TROPOMI Level 2 Ozone Total Column products, Version 01 Copernicus Sentinel-5P https://doi.org/10.5270/S5P-fqouvyz

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Short summary
Our paper discusses the structure function method, which allows validation of random uncertainties in the data and, at the same time, probing of the small-scale natural variability. We applied this method to the clear-sky total ozone measurements by TROPOMI Sentinel-5P satellite instrument and found that the TROPOMI random error estimation is adequate. The discussed method is a powerful tool, which can be used in various applications.