Articles | Volume 14, issue 9
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 5955–5976, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-5955-2021
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 5955–5976, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-5955-2021

Research article 03 Sep 2021

Research article | 03 Sep 2021

First ground-based Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectrometer observations of HFC-23 at Rikubetsu, Japan, and Syowa Station, Antarctica

Masanori Takeda et al.

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This paper presents the first observations of atmospheric HFC-23 abundances with a ground-based remote sensing technique. The increasing trend of the HFC-23 abundances analyzed by this study agrees with that derived from other existing in situ measurements. This study indicates that ground-based FTIR observation has the capability to monitor the trend of atmospheric HFC-23 and could allow for monitoring the distribution of global atmospheric HFC-23 abundances in more detail.