Articles | Volume 9, issue 9
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 4503–4519, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-4503-2016
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 4503–4519, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-4503-2016

Research article 12 Sep 2016

Research article | 12 Sep 2016

Ozone profiles above Kiruna from two ground-based radiometers

Niall J. Ryan et al.

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Atmospheric ozone concentrations above Kiruna, Sweden, within 16–54 km altitude, were obtained using measurements from two ground-based instruments, KIMRA and MIRA 2. The results were compared to satellite and balloon data for validation, revealing an oscillatory offset in KIMRA data between 18 and 35 km. KIMRA data from 2008 to 2013 show a local minimum in mid-stratospheric winter ozone concentrations that is likely due to dynamics related to the polar vortex.