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https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-8-1135-2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-8-1135-2015
Research article
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06 Mar 2015
Research article |  | 06 Mar 2015

Validation of GOME-2/MetOp-A total water vapour column using reference radiosonde data from the GRUAN network

M. Antón, D. Loyola, R. Román, and H. Vömel

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The main goal of this article was to validate the total water vapour column (TWVC) measured by the Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment-2 (GOME-2) satellite sensor highly accurate sounding measurements. The smallest relative differences found in this satellite-sounding comparison (below 10%) were achieved for those cloud-free cases with satellite SZA below 50º which can be considered as a good result for satellite retrievals.