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Monitoring of Stratospheric O3 and NO2 Profiles with SCIAMACHY/ENVISAT

Bovensmann, Heinrich and Rozanov, Alexei and von Savigny, Christian and Eichmann, Kai-Uwe and Bramstedt, Klaus and Amekudzi, L.K. and Burrows, John P. and Doicu, Adrian and Lichtenberg, Günter and Gottwald, Manfred and van Gijsel, J.A.E. and Fehr, Thorsten (2008) Monitoring of Stratospheric O3 and NO2 Profiles with SCIAMACHY/ENVISAT. Quadrennial Ozone Symposium, 2008-06-29 - 2008-07-05, Tromsö, Norwegen.

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Abstract

SCIAMACHY on ENVISAT offers with its limb solar backscatter, solar and lunar occultation measurement modes the opportunity to continue long term data sets of stratospheric O3 and NO2 profiles started with SAGE and HALOE. Data from SCIAMACHY is available since autumn 2002. Currently the mission will continue at least until 2010 and an extension until 2013 is currently under investigation at ESA. Stratospheric profiles derived from occultation measurements have a good data quality, but are limited in their coverage. Stratospheric profiles from the limb measurement mode allow global coverage of the stratosphere within 3 days. Nevertheless, until 2007 the limb data products of SCIAMACHY were heavily affected in their quality by large uncertainties in the knowledge of the tangent height. This was substantially improved in 2007 by implementing improved mis-alignment parameters in the operational processing chain at ESA. Consequently, the error in the limb data products is no longer dominated by the impact of the tangent height error and algorithms and the products are systematically improving.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:Monitoring of Stratospheric O3 and NO2 Profiles with SCIAMACHY/ENVISAT
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Bovensmann, HeinrichIUP/IFE, Universität Bremen
Rozanov, AlexeiIUP/IFE, Universität Bremen
von Savigny, ChristianIUP/IFE, Universität Bremen
Eichmann, Kai-UweIUP/IFE, Universität Bremen
Bramstedt, KlausIUP/IFE, Universität Bremen
Amekudzi, L.K.IUP/IFE, Universität Bremen
Burrows, John P.IUP/IFE, Universität Bremen
Doicu, AdrianUNSPECIFIED
Lichtenberg, GünterUNSPECIFIED
Gottwald, ManfredUNSPECIFIED
van Gijsel, J.A.E.RIVM, Bilthoven The Netherlands
Fehr, ThorstenESA/ESRIN
Date:July 2008
Keywords:ENVISAT, SCIAMACHY, ozone, nitrogen dioxide, stratosphere, profiles
Event Title:Quadrennial Ozone Symposium
Event Location:Tromsö, Norwegen
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2008-06-29 - 2008-07-05
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - Vorhaben Entwicklung von Atmosphärenprozessoren (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Remote Sensing Technology Institute > Atmospheric Processors
Deposited By: Dr.rer.nat. Manfred Gottwald
Deposited On:15 Jan 2009
Last Modified:27 Apr 2009 15:44

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