Articles | Volume 9, issue 8
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 3921–3937, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-3921-2016

Special issue: TROPOMI on Sentinel-5 Precursor: data products and...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 3921–3937, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-3921-2016

Research article 23 Aug 2016

Research article | 23 Aug 2016

HDO and H2O total column retrievals from TROPOMI shortwave infrared measurements

Remco A. Scheepmaker et al.

Data sets

Improved water vapour spectroscopy in the 4174-4300 cm-1 region and its impact on SCIAMACHY HDO/H2O measurements, Supplement R. A. Scheepmaker, C. Frankenberg, A. Galli, A. Butz, H. Schrijver, N. M. Deutscher, D. Wunch, T. Warneke, S. Fally, and I. Aben https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-6-879-2013

MODIS Cloud Optical Properties: User Guide for the Collection 6 Level-2 MOD06/MYD06 Product and Associated Level-3 Datasets (https://ladsweb.nascom.nasa.gov/data/searc) S. Platnick, M. D. King, K. G. Meyer, G. Wind, N. Amarasinghe, B. Marchant, G. T. Arnold, Z. Zhang, P. A. Hubanks, B. Ridgway, and J. Riedi http://modis-atmos.gsfc.nasa.gov/_docs/C6MOD06OPUserGuide.pdf

MODIS Atmosphere L3 Monthly Product (https://ladsweb.nascom.nasa.gov/data/search.html) S. Platnick, M. D. King, K. G. Meyer, G. Wind, N. Amarasinghe, B. Marchant, G. T. Arnold, Z. Zhang, P. A. Hubanks, B. Ridgway, and J. Riedi https://doi.org/10.5067/MODIS/MOD08_M3.006

ETOPO5 data NOAA http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/global/etopo5.html

The HITRAN 2008 molecular spectroscopic database (http://hitran.org) L. S. Rothman, I. E. Gordon, A. Barbe, D. C. Benner, P. F. Bernath, M. Birk, V. Boudon, L. R. Brown, A. Campargue, J.-P. Champion, K. Chance, L. H. Coudert, V. Dana, V. M. Devi, S. Fally, J.-M. Flaud, R. R. Gamache, A. Goldman, D. Jacquemart, I. Kleiner, N. Lacome, W. J. Lafferty, J.-Y. Mandin, S. T. Massie, S. N. Mikhailenko, C. E. Miller, N. Moazzen-Ahmadi, O. V. Naumenko, A. V. Nikitin, J. Orphal, V. I. Perevalov, A. Perrin, A. Predoi-Cross, C. P. Rinsland, M. Rotger, M. Šimečková, M. A. H. Smith, K. Sung, S. A. Tashkun, J. Tennyson, R. A. Toth, A. C. Vandaele, and J. Vander Auwera https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2009.02.013

MODIS BRDF/Albedo Product: Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document Version 5.0 (http://reverb.echo.nasa.gov/reverb) A. P. Strahler, W. Lucht, C. B. Schaaf, T. Tsang, F. Gao, X. Li, J.-P. Muller, P. Lewis, and J. Barnsley http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/data/atbd/atbd_mod09.pdf

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We have developed an algorithm to measure HDO (heavy water) in the atmosphere using the TROPOMI satellite instrument, scheduled for launch in 2016. Giving an insight in the history of water vapour, these measurements will help to better understand the water cycle and its role in climate change. We use realistic measurement simulations to describe the performance of the algorithm, and show that TROPOMI will greatly improve and extend the HDO datasets from the previous SCIAMACHY and GOSAT missions.