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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 1485–1503, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-1485-2016

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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 1485–1503, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-1485-2016

Research article 06 Apr 2016

Research article | 06 Apr 2016

Stratospheric CH4 and CO2 profiles derived from SCIAMACHY solar occultation measurements

Stefan Noël et al.

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Stratospheric methane (CH4) and carbon dioxide (CO2) profiles have been derived from solar occultation measurements of the SCIAMACHY satellite instrument. The accuracy of these profiles is estimated to be about 5–10 % for CH4 and 2–3 % for CO2, mainly limited by unexpected vertical oscillations. Results are available for August 2002 to April 2012 and latitudes between about 50 and 70° N. From these, time series trends have been estimated, which are in reasonable agreement with total column trends.