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Geophysical validation of MIPAS-ENVISAT operational ozone data

U. Cortesi, J. C. Lambert, C. De Clercq, G. Bianchini, T. Blumenstock, A. Bracher, E. Castelli, V. Catoire, K. V. Chance, M. De Mazière, P. Demoulin, S. Godin-Beekmann (+30 others)
2007 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
The Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding (MIPAS), on-board the European ENVIronmental SATellite (ENVISAT) launched on 1 March 2002, is a middle infrared Fourier Transform spectrometer  ...  MIPAS data were re-processed by ESA using updated versions of the Instrument Processing Facility (IPF v4.61 and v4.62) and provided a complete set of level-2 operational products (geolocated vertical profiles  ...  the Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Composition Change (NDACC), and are publicly available via the NDACC and World Ozone and Ultraviolet Data Center (WOUDC) archives (see http://www.ndacc.org  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-7-4807-2007 fatcat:jsyzwi7xu5gfvi3mz4fchhbl5a

Geophysical validation of MIPAS-ENVISAT operational ozone data

U. Cortesi, J. C. Lambert, C. De Clercq, G. Bianchini, T. Blumenstock, A. Bracher, E. Castelli, V. Catoire, K. V. Chance, M. De Mazière, P. Demoulin, S. Godin-Beekmann (+30 others)
2007 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions  
The Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding (MIPAS), on-board the European ENVIronmental SATellite (ENVISAT) launched on 1 March 2002, is a middle infrared Fourier Transform spectrometer  ...  MIPAS data were re-processed by ESA using updated versions of the Instrument Processing Facility (IPF v4.61 and v4.62) and provided a complete set of level-2 operational products (geolocated vertical profiles  ...  the Network for the Detection of Atmospheric Composition Change (NDACC), and are publicly available via the NDACC and World Ozone and Ultraviolet Data Center (WOUDC) archives (see http://www.ndacc.org  ... 
doi:10.5194/acpd-7-5805-2007 fatcat:adsrvop3zbg7nfkwfceawflhze

MIPAS: an instrument for atmospheric and climate research

H. Fischer, M. Birk, C. Blom, B. Carli, M. Carlotti, T. von Clarmann, L. Delbouille, A. Dudhia, D. Ehhalt, M. Endemann, J. M. Flaud, R. Gessner (+12 others)
2008 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
MIPAS, the Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding, is a mid-infrared emission spectrometer which is part of the core payload of ENVISAT.  ...  , the determination of properties of Polar Stratospheric Clouds, the downward transport of NO x in the middle atmosphere, the stratosphere-troposphere exchange, the influence of solar variability on the  ...  We gratefully acknowledge the large effort of ESA to build and operate the MIPAS experiment aboard ENVISAT and to provide MIPAS Level 1 and Level 2 data.  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-8-2151-2008 fatcat:uvghux26fjdlvdv2ttdxp73klq

Water vapor distributions measured with the Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding on board Envisat (MIPAS/Envisat)

M. Milz, T. von Clarmann, H. Fischer, N. Glatthor, U. Grabowski, M. Höpfner, S. Kellmann, M. Kiefer, A. Linden, G. Mengistu Tsidu, T. Steck, G. P. Stiller (+3 others)
2005 Journal of Geophysical Research  
1] We present water vapor profiles obtained from infrared limb emission measurements recorded by the Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding (MIPAS) on board the European Environmental  ...  Satellite (Envisat).  ...  Authors of this work were supported by the German HGF-Vernetzungsfonds 'ENVISAT' (BMBF 01SF9953/8), KODYACS (BMBF 07ATF43), SACADA (BMBF 07ATF53), and by the EU-Projects AMIL2DA (EVG1-CT-1999-00015), and  ... 
doi:10.1029/2005jd005973 fatcat:jzmmmbivhrbjpdgvxam3olrldu

Errors induced by different approximations in handling horizontal atmospheric inhomogeneities in MIPAS/ENVISAT retrievals

Elisa Castelli, Marco Ridolfi, Massimo Carlotti, Björn-Martin Sinnhuber, Oliver Kirner, Bianca Maria Dinelli
2016 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions  
MIPAS (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding) is a mid-infrared limb emission sounder that operated on board the polar satellite ENVISAT from 2002 to 2012.  ...  The retrieval algorithm used by the European Space Agency to process MIPAS measurements exploits the assumption that the atmosphere is horizontally homogeneous.  ...  The authors gratefully acknowledge Richard Siddans (RAL) for proofreading the manuscript and ECMWF for access to data. Edited by: P. K. Bhartia Reviewed by: three anonymous referees  ... 
doi:10.5194/amt-2016-68 fatcat:6y2op77jpnhizhf7bymi3iltpy

Errors induced by different approximations in handling horizontal atmospheric inhomogeneities in MIPAS/ENVISAT retrievals

Elisa Castelli, Marco Ridolfi, Massimo Carlotti, Björn-Martin Sinnhuber, Oliver Kirner, Michael Kiefer, Bianca Maria Dinelli
2016 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques  
</strong> MIPAS (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding) is a mid-infrared limb emission sounder that operated on board the polar satellite ENVISAT from 2002 to 2012.  ...  The retrieval algorithm used by the European Space Agency to process MIPAS measurements exploits the assumption that the atmosphere is horizontally homogeneous.  ...  The authors gratefully acknowledge Richard Siddans (RAL) for proofreading the manuscript and ECMWF for access to data. Edited by: P. K. Bhartia Reviewed by: three anonymous referees  ... 
doi:10.5194/amt-9-5499-2016 fatcat:yfvzsjadnjalxlkukmcba77lyy

Sensitivity of polar stratospheric cloud formation to changes in water vapour and temperature

F. Khosrawi, J. Urban, S. Lossow, G. Stiller, K. Weigel, P. Braesicke, M. C. Pitts, A. Rozanov, J. P. Burrows, D. Murtagh
2016 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
Based on 15 years of satellite measurements (2000&amp;ndash;2014) from UARS/HALOE, Envisat/MIPAS, Odin/SMR, Aura/MLS, Envisat/SCIAMACHY and SCISAT/ACE-FTS it is further investigated if there is a decrease  ...  The linear changes in water vapour derived from Envisat/MIPAS observations are largely insignificant, while those from Aura/MLS are mostly significant.  ...  Provision of MIPAS level-1b data by ESA is gratefully acknowledged. We also would like to thank the MLS team for providing their data.  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-16-101-2016 fatcat:5dsljxdxmrfpffjuyi2lokrzja

Sensitivity of polar stratospheric cloud formation to changes in water vapour and temperature

F. Khosrawi, J. Urban, S. Lossow, G. Stiller, K. Weigel, P. Braesicke, M. C. Pitts, A. Rozanov, J. P. Burrows, D. Murtagh
2015 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions  
Based on 15 years of satellite measurements (2000–2014) from UARS/HALOE, Envisat/MIPAS, Odin/SMR, Aura/MLS, Envisat/SCIAMACHY and SCISAT/ACE-FTS it is further investigated if there is a decrease in temperature  ...  The sensitivity study shows a clear prolongation of the potential for PSC formation and PSC existence when the temperature in the stratosphere is decreased by 1 K and water vapour is increased by 1 ppmv  ...  Provision of MIPAS level-1b data by ESA is gratefully acknowledged. We also would like to thank the MLS team for providing their data.  ... 
doi:10.5194/acpd-15-17743-2015 fatcat:ujkgwjok7vau3buggsttoaw5di

A comparative analysis of UV nadir-backscatter and infrared limb-emission ozone data assimilation

Rossana Dragani
2016 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
The Meteorological Operational Satellite A (MetOp-A) Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment 2 (GOME-2) nadir and the ENVISAT Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding (MIPAS) limb profiles,  ...  However, the assimilation of MIPAS can still improve the quality of the ozone analyses and – with a reduction in the RMSE of up to about 2<span class="thinspace"></span>DU – outperform the control experiment  ...  Anabel Bowen and Simon Witter (ECMWF) skilfully improved the quality of the figures. The ESA-funded Ozone-CCI consortium is thanked for the provision of the CCI GOME-2 and MIPAS ozone profiles.  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-16-8539-2016 fatcat:6zkwlwxz6zeajkhwqnna3vbgcy

A comparative analysis of UV nadir-backscatter and infrared limb-emission ozone data assimilation

Rossana Dragani
2016 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions  
The Meteorological Operational Satellite A (MetOp-A) Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment 2 (GOME-2) nadir and the ENVISAT Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding (MIPAS) limb profiles,  ...  The changes inferred by the limb-based observations are more localized and, in places, more important than those implied by the nadir profiles, albeit they have a much lower number of observations.  ...  Anabel Bowen and Simon Witter (ECMWF) skilfully improved the quality of the figures. The ESA-funded Ozone-CCI consortium is thanked for the provision of the CCI GOME-2 and MIPAS ozone profiles.  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-2016-96 fatcat:kxiqe7gbhfe5nf72zl5nfc3yze

Validation of version-4.61 methane and nitrous oxide observed by MIPAS

S. Payan, C. Camy-Peyret, H. Oelhaf, G. Wetzel, G. Maucher, C. Keim, M. Pirre, N. Huret, A. Engel, M. C. Volk, H. Kuellmann, J. Kuttippurath (+25 others)
2009 Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics  
In the middle stratosphere, no significant bias is observed between MIPAS and correlative measurements, and MIPAS is providing a very consistent and global picture of the distribution of CH 4 and N 2 O  ...  The ENVISAT validation programme for the atmospheric instruments MIPAS, SCIAMACHY and GOMOS is based on a number of balloon-borne, aircraft, satellite and ground-based correlative measurements.  ...  Acknowledgements are due to the HALOE group at Hampton University, especially to J. M. Russell III and at NASA LaRC, and to E. Thompson for providing the data and information on these data.  ... 
doi:10.5194/acp-9-413-2009 fatcat:fnf5pzi4nzh2phocuspxa4arra

Comparison of HDO measurements from Envisat/MIPAS with observations by Odin/SMR and SCISAT/ACE-FTS

S. Lossow, J. Steinwagner, J. Urban, E. Dupuy, C. D. Boone, S. Kellmann, A. Linden, M. Kiefer, U. Grabowski, M. Höpfner, N. Glatthor, T. Röckmann (+5 others)
2011 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions  
Measurements of thermal emission in the midinfrared by Envisat/MIPAS allow the retrieval of HDO information roughly in the altitude range between 10 km and 50 km.  ...  To assess the quality of the HDO data set obtained during that period comparisons with measurements by Odin/SMR and SCISAT/ACE-FTS were performed.  ...  Odin is a Swedish-led satellite project funded jointly by the Swedish National Space Board (SNSB), the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), the National Technology Agency of Finland  ... 
doi:10.5194/amtd-4-1677-2011 fatcat:hlnhy3bjpvhazno6csljh3aokq

Comparison of HDO measurements from Envisat/MIPAS with observations by Odin/SMR and SCISAT/ACE-FTS

S. Lossow, J. Steinwagner, J. Urban, E. Dupuy, C. D. Boone, S. Kellmann, A. Linden, M. Kiefer, U. Grabowski, N. Glatthor, M. Höpfner, T. Röckmann (+5 others)
2011 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques  
</strong> Measurements of thermal emission in the mid-infrared by Envisat/MIPAS allow the retrieval of HDO information roughly in the altitude range between 10 km and 50 km.  ...  To assess the quality of the HDO data set obtained during that period comparisons with measurements by Odin/SMR and SCISAT/ACE-FTS were performed.  ...  Odin is a Swedish-led satellite project funded jointly by the Swedish National Space Board (SNSB), the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), the National Technology Agency of Finland  ... 
doi:10.5194/amt-4-1855-2011 fatcat:mcxwchjlt5c45buk6b3wsouk6y

3.5 Uncertainties and unknowns in atmospheric observations: How do they affect the solar signal identification? [chapter]

2020 Earth's climate response to a changing Sun  
Transient solar events such as solar proton events produced by solar flares leave a clear fingerprint in the chemical composition of the atmosphere.  ...  However, remote sensing instruments, in contrast to in situ instruments, always provide a smeared or even distorted picture of reality.  ... 
doi:10.1051/978-2-7598-1849-5.c024 fatcat:7ylok42svbgytipvw3gdskfrpa

Retrieval of three-dimensional small-scale structures in upper-tropospheric/lower-stratospheric composition as measured by GLORIA

M. Kaufmann, J. Blank, T. Guggenmoser, J. Ungermann, A. Engel, M. Ern, F. Friedl-Vallon, D. Gerber, J. U. Grooß, G. Guenther, M. Höpfner, A. Kleinert (+18 others)
2015 Atmospheric Measurement Techniques  
The focus of this work is on the so-called dynamics-mode data characterized by a medium-spectral and a very-high-spatial resolution.  ...  </strong> The three-dimensional quantification of small-scale processes in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere is one of the challenges of current atmospheric research and requires the development  ...  Laube (School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia) for providing the Whole Atmosphere Sampler data. We thank J.  ... 
doi:10.5194/amt-8-81-2015 fatcat:k4te3u273bfx5cohdpw4r4yfry
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