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Retrieval of chlorofluorocarbon distributions from Envisat MIPAS measurements
Author(s): Lars Hoffmann; Reinhold Spang; Martin Riese
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Paper Abstract

A retrieval processor based on rapid forward modeling algorithms and an optimal estimation approach has been developed at Forschungszentrum Juelich, Germany. It has been used to derive global distributions of the chlorofluorocarbons CFC-11 and CFC-12 from Envisat MIPAS measurements. We give a detailed description of the retrieval system, show error analyses, and discuss briefly the seasonal behavior of CFC-11 and CFC-12 for January to March and July to September 2003.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 November 2004
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 5571, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere IX, (30 November 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.564794
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Lars Hoffmann, Forschungszentrum Juelich (Germany)
Reinhold Spang, Forschungszentrum Juelich (Germany)
Martin Riese, Forschungszentrum Juelich (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5571:
Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere IX
Adolfo Comeron; Michel R. Carleer; Richard H. Picard; Nicolaos I. Sifakis, Editor(s)

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