Articles | Volume 9, issue 3
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 1415–1430, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-1415-2016
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 1415–1430, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-1415-2016

Research article 01 Apr 2016

Research article | 01 Apr 2016

Validation of TANSO-FTS/GOSAT XCO2 and XCH4 glint mode retrievals using TCCON data from near-ocean sites

Minqiang Zhou et al.

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The sun-glint XCO2 and XCH4 products (“ocean data”) of thermal and near infrared sensor for carbon observations Fourier transform spectrometer (TANSO-FTS) on board the Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite (GOSAT) from several retrieval algorithms is compared with the FTIR measurements form near-ocean Total Carbon Column Observing Network (TCCON) sites, and the results indicate that the ocean data show a good agreement with TCCON measurements.