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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 1587–1608, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-1587-2022
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 1587–1608, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-1587-2022
Research article
18 Mar 2022
Research article | 18 Mar 2022

Impact of 3D cloud structures on the atmospheric trace gas products from UV–Vis sounders – Part 1: Synthetic dataset for validation of trace gas retrieval algorithms

Claudia Emde et al.

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Retrievals of trace gas concentrations from satellite observations can be affected by clouds in the vicinity, either by shadowing or by scattering of radiation from clouds in the clear region. We used a Monte Carlo radiative transfer model to generate synthetic satellite observations, which we used to test retrieval algorithms and to quantify the error of retrieved NO2 vertical column density due to cloud scattering.