Articles | Volume 14, issue 11
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-7025-2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-7025-2021
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05 Nov 2021
Research article |  | 05 Nov 2021

Are elevated moist layers a blind spot for hyperspectral infrared sounders? A model study

Marc Prange, Manfred Brath, and Stefan A. Buehler

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We investigate the ability of the hyperspectral infrared satellite instrument IASI to resolve moist layers in the tropical free troposphere in a model framework. Previous observational results indicated major deficiencies of passive satellite instruments in resolving moist layers around the freezing level. We conduct a first systematic hyperspectral infrared retrieval analysis of such moist layers and conclude that no inherent satellite blind spot for moist layers exists.