Articles | Volume 8, issue 9
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 3631–3645, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-8-3631-2015
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 3631–3645, 2015
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-8-3631-2015

Research article 08 Sep 2015

Research article | 08 Sep 2015

The feasibility of water vapor sounding of the cloudy boundary layer using a differential absorption radar technique

M. D. Lebsock et al.

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This paper describes the feasibility of using a differential absorption radar technique for the remote sensing of water vapor within clouds near the Earth surface from a spaceborne platform. The proposed methodology is shown to be theoretically achievable and complimentary to existing water vapor remote sensing methods.