Articles | Volume 15, issue 6
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 1871–1901, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-1871-2022

Special issue: MIPAS ESA Level 2 version 8 products: algorithms, product...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 1871–1901, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-1871-2022
Research article
28 Mar 2022
Research article | 28 Mar 2022

Level 2 processor and auxiliary data for ESA Version 8 final full mission analysis of MIPAS measurements on ENVISAT

Piera Raspollini 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-2021-235', Anonymous Referee #1, 21 Oct 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on amt-2021-235', Anonymous Referee #2, 11 Nov 2021

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision
AR by Piera Raspollini on behalf of the Authors (10 Jan 2022)  Author's response    Author's tracked changes    Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to technical corrections (24 Jan 2022) by Folkert Boersma
AR by Piera Raspollini on behalf of the Authors (26 Jan 2022)  Author's response    Manuscript
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Short summary
The MIPAS instrument onboard the ENVISAT satellite provided 10 years of measurements of the atmospheric emission al limb that allow for the retrieval of latitude- and altitude-resolved atmospheric composition. We describe the improvements implemented in the retrieval algorithm used for the full mission reanalysis, which allows for the generation of the global distributions of 21 atmospheric constituents plus temperature with increased accuracy with respect to previously generated data.