Articles | Volume 14, issue 7
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 4929–4946, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-4929-2021

Special issue: Tropospheric profiling (ISTP11) (AMT/ACP inter-journal SI)

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 4929–4946, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-4929-2021

Research article 14 Jul 2021

Research article | 14 Jul 2021

W-band radar observations for fog forecast improvement: an analysis of model and forward operator errors

Alistair Bell et al.

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • RC1: 'Comment on amt-2020-468', Alain Protat, 01 Feb 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on RC1', Alistair Bell, 29 Mar 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on amt-2020-468', Anonymous Referee #2, 06 Feb 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC2', Alistair Bell, 29 Mar 2021
  • RC3: 'Comment on amt-2020-468', Anonymous Referee #3, 18 Feb 2021
    • AC3: 'Reply on RC3', Alistair Bell, 29 Mar 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Alistair Bell on behalf of the Authors (29 Mar 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (20 Apr 2021) by V. Chandrasekar
RR by Alain Protat (20 Apr 2021)
ED: Publish as is (26 Apr 2021) by V. Chandrasekar

Post-review adjustments

AA: Author's adjustment | EA: Editor approval
AA by Alistair Bell on behalf of the Authors (17 Jun 2021)   Author's adjustment   Manuscript
EA: Adjustments approved (08 Jul 2021) by V. Chandrasekar
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Short summary
This paper presents work towards making retrievals on the liquid water content in fog and low clouds. Future retrievals will rely on a radar simulator and high-resolution forecast. In this work, real observations are used to assess the errors associated with the simulator and forecast. A selection method to reduce errors associated with the forecast is proposed. It is concluded that the distribution of errors matches the requirements for future retrievals.