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Ground-based microwave radiometer measurements and radiosonde comparisons during the WVIOP2000 field experiment

D. Cimini, E.R. Westwater, Y. Han, S. Keihm
IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium  
The authors also thank Fredrick Solheim, Henry E. Revercomb, and Shepard A. Clough for their useful and insightful comments.  ...  Acknowledgments The work presented in this paper was sponsored by the Environmental Science Division of the Department of Energy as a part of their Atmospheric Radiation Program.  ...  A comprehensive suite of airborne in situ and ground-based remote sensors was involved, including multiple radiosondes, a ceilometer, and microwave radiometers (MWRs).  ... 
doi:10.1109/igarss.2002.1024940 dblp:conf/igarss/CiminiWHK02 fatcat:m67gw5a44rcbvfkdlfho4sct3a

Accuracy of ground-based microwave radiometer and balloon-borne measurements during the WVIOP2000 field experiment

D. Cimini, E.R. Westwater, Yong Han, S.J. Keihm
2003 IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing  
We discuss the performances of a set of four microwave water vapor radiometers operating in the 20-30-GHz band during a field experiment, with an emphasis on calibration and achievable accuracy.  ...  by both radiometers and radiosondes.  ...  Racette for useful and insightful comments on the manuscript.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tgrs.2003.815673 fatcat:utdkxw2ihvgqrgbbep5xwa2vse

Columnar water vapor retrievals from multifilter rotating shadowband radiometer data

Mikhail D. Alexandrov, Beat Schmid, David D. Turner, Brian Cairns, Valdar Oinas, Andrew A. Lacis, Seth I. Gutman, Ed R. Westwater, Alexander Smirnov, James Eilers
2009 Journal of Geophysical Research  
1] The multifilter rotating shadowband radiometer (MFRSR) measures direct and diffuse irradiances in the visible and near-infrared spectral range.  ...  measurements by microwave radiometers (MWRs) and a global positioning system (GPS) water vapor sensor, as well as with retrievals from other solar radiometers (AERONET's CIMEL, AATS-6).  ...  This research was supported by the Office of Biological and Environmental Research of the U.S. Department of Energy as part of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program. We would like to thank S.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2008jd010543 fatcat:2ugcltrpprhrjcapeihrj3i7ba