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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 5977–5986, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-5977-2021
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 5977–5986, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-5977-2021

Research article 03 Sep 2021

Research article | 03 Sep 2021

Evaluation of retrieval methods for planetary boundary layer height based on radiosonde data

Hui Li et al.

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Radiosonde (RS) is widely used to detect the vertical structures of the planetary boundary layer (PBL), and numerous methods have been proposed for retrieving PBL height (PBLH) from RS data. However, an algorithm that is suitable under all atmospheric conditions does not exist. This study evaluates the performance of four common PBLH algorithms under different thermodynamic stability conditions based on RS data.