This page lists selected scientific references of high relevance to EMiR.

MWR instrument characteristics and performance

Eymard, L., E. Obligis, N. Tran, F. Karbou, and M. Dedieu (2005): Long-term stability of ERS-2 and TOPEX microwave radiometer in-flight calibration. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 43, 1144–1158. DOI: 10.1109/TGRS.2005.846129

Obligis, E., L. Eymard, N. Tran, S. Labroue, and P. Femenias (2006): First Three Years of the Microwave Radiometer aboard Envisat: In-Flight Calibration, Processing, and Validation of the Geophysical Products. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 23, 802–814. DOI: 10.1175/JTECH1878.1

Total column water vapour retrieval from MWR observations

Obligis, E., A. Rahmani, L. Eymard, S. Labroue, and E. Bronner (2009): An Improved Retrieval Algorithm for Water Vapor Retrieval: Application to the Envisat Microwave Radiometer. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens., 47(9), 3057-3064. DOI: 10.1109/tgrs.2009.2020433

Phalippou, L. (1996): Variational retrieval of humidity profile, wind speed and cloud liquid-water path with the SSM/I: Potential for numerical weather prediction. Q. J. R. Meteor. Soc., 122, 327-355. DOI: 10.1002/qj.49712253002

Schröder, M., M. Jonas, R. Lindau, J. Schulz, and K. Fennig (2013): The CM SAF SSM/I-based total column water vapour climate data record: methods and evaluation against re-analyses and satellite. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 765-775, DOI: 10.5194/amt-6-765-2013

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