Articles | Volume 9, issue 8
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 4029–4049, 2016

Special issue: Twenty-five years of operations of the Network for the Detection...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 4029–4049, 2016
Research article
25 Aug 2016
Research article | 25 Aug 2016

Proposed standardized definitions for vertical resolution and uncertainty in the NDACC lidar ozone and temperature algorithms – Part 1: Vertical resolution

Thierry Leblanc et al.

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This article prescribes two standardized formulations for the reporting of vertical resolution of lidar ozone and temperature profiles across an entire atmospheric observation network. Thanks to these standardized definitions, profiles from various instruments and techniques can be compared without ambiguity when interpreting their ability to resolve vertically fine geophysical structures.