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Total water vapor content retrieval from sun photometer data

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Simulation of Sun photometer measurements for two regions of Russia is made and total water vapor content retrieval errors, caused by variations in meteorological parameters and the application of empirical formulas used in AERONET, are estimated.

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Original Russian Text © K.M. Firsov, T.Yu. Chesnokova, E.V. Bobrov, I.I. Klitochenko, 2013, published in Optica Atmosfery i Okeana.

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Firsov, K.M., Chesnokova, T.Y., Bobrov, E.V. et al. Total water vapor content retrieval from sun photometer data. Atmos Ocean Opt 26, 281–284 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1134/S1024856013040040

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Keywords

  • Aerosol Optical Depth
  • Vertical Temperature Profile
  • Retrieval Error
  • Total Water Vapor Content
  • Atmospheric Radiative Transfer Model