Articles | Volume 8, issue 1
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 19–32, 2015
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 19–32, 2015

Research article 05 Jan 2015

Research article | 05 Jan 2015

Updated Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory Ozone Monitoring Instrument (SAO OMI) formaldehyde retrieval

G. González Abad et al.

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Short summary
We present and discuss the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) formaldehyde retrieval algorithm for the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI), which is the operational retrieval for NASA OMI H2CO.