Articles | Volume 14, issue 8
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 5717–5734, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-5717-2021
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 5717–5734, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-5717-2021

Research article 20 Aug 2021

Research article | 20 Aug 2021

A simulation-experiment-based assessment of retrievals of above-cloud temperature and water vapor using a hyperspectral infrared sounder

Jing Feng 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-2020-518', Quentin Libois, 31 Mar 2021
    • AC2: 'Reply on RC1', Jing Feng, 14 Jul 2021
  • CC1: 'Comment on amt-2020-518', S.G. DeSouza-Machado, 07 Apr 2021
    • AC1: 'Reply on CC1', Jing Feng, 14 Jul 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on amt-2020-518', Anonymous Referee #3, 02 Jul 2021
    • AC3: 'Reply on RC2', Jing Feng, 14 Jul 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Jing Feng on behalf of the Authors (14 Jul 2021)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (15 Jul 2021) by Jun Wang
Short summary
It is challenging to measure the atmospheric conditions above convective storms. In this study, a method of retrieving thermodynamic variables above convective storms using a combination of satellite-based observations from a hyperspectral infrared sounder and active sensors is developed. We find that this method captures the spatial distributions of thermodynamic anomalies above convective clouds well. This method is potentially applicable to observations from current and future satellites.