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Title: MWRRET Value-Added Product: The Retrieval of Liquid Water Path and Precipitable Water Vapor from Microwave Radiometer (MWR) Data Sets (Revision 2)

Abstract

This report provides a short description of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility microwave radiometer (MWR) Retrieval (MWRRET) value-added product (VAP) algorithm. This algorithm utilizes a complementary physical retrieval method and applies brightness temperature offsets to reduce spurious liquid water path (LWP) bias in clear skies resulting in significantly improved precipitable water vapor (PWV) and LWP retrievals. We present a general overview of the technique, input parameters, output products, and describe data quality checks. A more complete discussion of the theory and results is given in Turner et al. (2007b).

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
DOE Office of Science Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Environmental Management (EM), Acquisition and Project Management (EM-50)
OSTI Identifier:
1019284
Report Number(s):
DOE/SC-ARM/TR-081.2
PNNL-20562; TRN: US201120%%352
DOE Contract Number:  
DE-AC05-7601830
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; ALGORITHMS; BRIGHTNESS; CLIMATES; RADIATIONS; RADIOMETERS; WATER; WATER VAPOR

Citation Formats

Gaustad, KL, Turner, DD, and McFarlane, SA. MWRRET Value-Added Product: The Retrieval of Liquid Water Path and Precipitable Water Vapor from Microwave Radiometer (MWR) Data Sets (Revision 2). United States: N. p., 2011. Web. doi:10.2172/1019284.
Gaustad, KL, Turner, DD, & McFarlane, SA. MWRRET Value-Added Product: The Retrieval of Liquid Water Path and Precipitable Water Vapor from Microwave Radiometer (MWR) Data Sets (Revision 2). United States. doi:10.2172/1019284.
Gaustad, KL, Turner, DD, and McFarlane, SA. Mon . "MWRRET Value-Added Product: The Retrieval of Liquid Water Path and Precipitable Water Vapor from Microwave Radiometer (MWR) Data Sets (Revision 2)". United States. doi:10.2172/1019284. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1019284.
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author = {Gaustad, KL and Turner, DD and McFarlane, SA},
abstractNote = {This report provides a short description of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility microwave radiometer (MWR) Retrieval (MWRRET) value-added product (VAP) algorithm. This algorithm utilizes a complementary physical retrieval method and applies brightness temperature offsets to reduce spurious liquid water path (LWP) bias in clear skies resulting in significantly improved precipitable water vapor (PWV) and LWP retrievals. We present a general overview of the technique, input parameters, output products, and describe data quality checks. A more complete discussion of the theory and results is given in Turner et al. (2007b).},
doi = {10.2172/1019284},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2011},
month = {7}
}

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