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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 3385–3393, 2015

Special issue: Observing Atmosphere and Climate with Occultation Techniques...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 3385–3393, 2015
Research article
21 Aug 2015
Research article | 21 Aug 2015

A modification to the standard ionospheric correction method used in GPS radio occultation

S. B. Healy and I. D. Culverwell

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Ao, C. O., Mannucci, A. J., and Kursinski, E. R.: Improving GPS radio occultation stratospheric refractivity retrievals for climate benchmarking, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L12701,, 2012.
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Danzer, J., Scherllin-Pirscher, B., and Foelsche, U.: Systematic residual ionospheric errors in radio occultation data and a potential way to minimize them, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 2169–2179,, 2013.
Danzer, J., Gleisner, H., and Healy, S. B.: CHAMP climate data based on the inversion of monthly average bending angles, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 4071–4079,, 2014.
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This paper presents a new method for reducing the impact of residual ionospheric errors in geophysical climatologies derived from GPS radio occultation measurements.