Articles | Volume 14, issue 6
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 4203–4217, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-4203-2021
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 4203–4217, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-4203-2021
Research article
07 Jun 2021
Research article | 07 Jun 2021

Quality assessment of Dobson spectrophotometers for ozone column measurements before and after automation at Arosa and Davos

René Stübi et al.

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Total ozone column has been measured since 1926 in the Swiss Alps station Arosa. These worldwide series are based on Dobson sun spectrophotometers. To assure the continuity of these series, a two-stage project was realized at MeteoSwiss: first, Dobson instruments were automated, and then parallel measurements between Arosa and a nearby site in Davos were carried out. The analysis of the data of the manual-to-automated transition and coincident data between the two sites are presented here.