Articles | Volume 8, issue 5
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 2093–2120, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-8-2093-2015

Special issue: GOME-2: calibration, algorithms, data products and...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 2093–2120, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-8-2093-2015

Research article 20 May 2015

Research article | 20 May 2015

Round-robin evaluation of nadir ozone profile retrievals: methodology and application to MetOp-A GOME-2

A. Keppens et al.

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This work thoroughly discusses a methodology, as summarized in a flowchart, for the round-robin evaluation and geophysical validation of nadir ozone profile retrievals and applies the proposed best practice to a pair of optimal-estimation algorithms run on exactly the same level-1 radiance measurements. The quality assessment combines data set content studies, information content studies, and comparisons with ground-based reference measurements.