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

MWR instrument characteristics and performance

Bennartz, R., Höschen, H., Picard, B., Schröder, M., Stengel, M., Sus, O., Bojkov, B., Casadio, S., Diedrich, H., Eliasson, S., Fell, F., Fischer, J., Hollmann, R., Preusker, R., and Willén, U. (2017): An intercalibrated dataset of total column water vapour and wet tropospheric correction based on MWR on board ERS-1, ERS-2, and Envisat, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 1387-1402. DOI: 10.5194/amt-10-1387-2017.

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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