An eight-year climatology of meteorological and SBUV ozone data

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Other titlesEight year climatology of meteorological and SBUV ozone data.
StatementRonald M. Nagatani ... [et al.].
SeriesNOAA technical report -- NWS 40., NOAA technical report NWS -- 40.
ContributionsNagatani, Ronald M., United States. National Weather Service.
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Paginationiii, 125 p.
Number of Pages125
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Get this from a library. An Eight-year climatology of meteorological and SBUV ozone data. [Ronald M Nagatani; United States. National Weather Service.;]. Currently archived ozone data from the Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet (SBUV) spectrometer experiment on the Nimbus 7 satellite has been reported to show large global decreases in the amount of atmospheric ozone, both total content and as a function of altitude, for the period from to Cited by:   The ozone climatology used as the a priori for the version 8 Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet (SBUV) retrieval algorithms has been updated.

The climatology was formed by combining data from Aura MLS (–) with data from balloon sondes (–).Cited by: Ozone between 30 and hPa is well correlated with total ozone. By contrast, the mean ozone density above and below these altitudes varies primarily with season and latitude, with no discernable correlation with total ozone.

In those altitude regions, the TOMS climatology is identical to the LLM climatology. The SBUV, like the TOMS, is a frequent flier in NASA’s atmospheric research: it was originally strapped to several polar-orbiting weather satellites and similarly provided vital data about the ozone layer, including the vertical distribution of ozone in the atmosphere as well as total ozone.

SBUV Data. SBUV instruments infer profile ozone from measurements of backscattered UV radiation. The SBUV data series started with the launch of Nimbus‐4 BUV in and continues to the present (see Figure 1).

The second instrument in the series was an improved version called the Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet (SBUV) launched in October Cited by: [1] Total column ozone data from the Nimbus‐4 Backscatter UltraViolet (BUV) instrument, Nimbus‐7 Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet (SBUV) instrument, as well as from seven NOAA SBUV/2 instruments have been newly reprocessed with the Version ozone retrieval algorithm.

This yields a coherent data set that, unlike the Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer ozone record, has no data gaps or. The ozone data from SBUV/2 for the period of interest are from the NOAA 19 satellite (Flynn, ;Bhartia et al., ; McPeters et al., ). Two versions of the total column ozone data.

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The characteristics of the MFR sensor are briefly discussed and a complete index to the data. The representation is a simple 4-parameter function representing the ozone amount (m-atm-cm) in each of 12 atmospheric layers defined following the standard Umkehr convention. The same parameterization is applied to the Nimbus-7 SBUV data and is compared to the BUV/balloon by: About Cookies, including instructions on how to turn off cookies if you wish to do so.

By continuing to browse this site you agree to us using cookies as described in. where P is the atmospheric pressure expressed in hectopascal. The stations were divided into six 30° latitude zones from 60°N–90°N to 60°S–90°S, and data were taken from to Table 1 shows the stations used for this study.

Data used in this study were taken from the World Ozone and Ultraviolet Radiation Data Centre (WOUDC) archive in lateand some data may have changed Cited by: 7. Comparison of the Southern Hemisphere Springs of and Johnson, K.

W., and Gelman, M. () “An eight-year climatology of meteorological and SBUV ozone data”, NOAA Technical Report pp. Comparison of the Southern Hemisphere Springs of and In: O’Neill A.

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MAP Handbook. Vol. 16, pp. An analytic approach to modelling the structure and circulation of the middle atmosphere. Preprint, XXV COSPAR. Graz, Austria, 66 pp. An eight-year climatology of meteorological and SBUV Ozone data. NOAA Technical Report NWS, Author: Yu.P.

Koshelkov. Total ozone data available from the World Ozone and Ultraviolet Radiation Data Centre (WOUDC) have been compared with Version 7 of the Nimbus 7 (for the – period) and Meteor 3 total ozone mapping spectrometer (TOMS) data sets (for the – period) and with Version 6 of the Nimbus 7 solar backscattered ultraviolet (SBUV) data set (for the – period).

Previous studies (e.g., Rieder et al. ; J. Zhang et al. a) have shown that MERRA-2 ozone data compare well with satellite ozone observations and so can indeed be used to analyze interannual ozone variability.

Monthly mean partial column ozone profiles at 21 vertical layers during the period – from the SBUV dataset (version Cited by: 3.

Nagatani's research while affiliated with NOAA An eight-year climatology of meteorological and SBUV ozone data (SBUV) ozone data have been performed on a daily basis for the first.

Climate Prediction Center – Stratosphere: SBUV-2 Total Ozone – Ozone Hole. Just like the global warming scam, the ozone hole scam was another opportunity for government to tax and control, and another opportunity for scientists to imagine themselves saving the planet. The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to.

Miller's 79 research works with 2, citations and 1, reads, including: Modulation of natural variability on a trend analysis of updated cohesive SBUV(/2) total ozone. The signatures of equatorially trapped Kelvin waves in the upper stratosphere are analyzed in Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet (SBUV) ozone data over the years – Comparisons are first made with contemporaneous Limb Infrared Monitor of the Stratosphere (LIMS) ozone data to validate the SBUV Kelvin wave by: To investigate vertical ozone variations associated with ENSO events, monthly mean ozone profiles for the period – derived from the SBUV (version ) ozone data are used (Frith et al.

The SBUV instruments infer ozone profiles from backscattered radiance measurements at different wavelengths in the ultraviolet by: From SBUV/TOMS to Sentinels Extracted from Chimot, J., Global mapping of atmospheric composition from space – Retrieving aerosol height and tropospheric NO2 from OMI, PhD book, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI), July The Ozone Hole is defined as the area in which total ozone amounts fall below Dobson Units (DU).

The polar vortex is defined as the area within the potential vorticity units on the K isentropic surface (near 70 mb).

The total ozone in this report is determined from SBUV/2 analyses. Finally, as one illustration of many possible exam- ples of how the ground-based and satellite obser- vations are synergistic, we present results of total ozone trend computations from the eight-year SBUV A.

MILLER TABLE I. SATELLITE EXPERIMENTS TO MEASURE OZONE (ADAPTED FROM et al., ) Type Satel lite Wavelengths (nm Cited by: September data for all years were not included for this calculation because SBUV/2 data over the South Polar region were not available in early September for years, and The center of the ozone hole, and associated lowest ozone, is often located close to the South Pole.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. We have used total column ozone data from the NASA Nimbus-7 SBUV instrument from through February; NOAA-9 SBUV/2 from March to December ; NOAA SBUV/2 from January to December ; NOAA-9 SBUV/2 from January to December ; NOAA SBUV/2 from January to June ; NOAA SBUV/2 from July to September ; and NOAA SBUV.

Solar Backscatter Ultra-Violet (SBUV) data are not available at polar latitudes during winter darkness. DISCUSSION. Maps of monthly average Southern Hemisphere SBUV/2 total ozone for August, September, October, and November are shown in Figures 1a, 2a, 3a, and 4a, respectively.

“Ozone hole” values (defined as total ozone values. Lowest "ozone hole" values (defined as total ozone values less than DU) appear near the south pole, and highest ozone are shown over the Antarctic sector near the international dateline. Figure 2b shows the difference in percent between the monthly mean total ozone for September and eight () monthly means for September (Nagatani et al., ).

We have used total column ozone data from the NASA Nimbus-7 SBUV instrument from through February ; NOAA-9 SBUV/2 from March to December ; NOAA SBUV/2 from January to December ; NOAA-9 SBUV/2 from January to December ; NOAA SBUV/2 from January to June ; NOAA SBUV/2 from July to September ; and NOAA SBUV.

Recent analyses of total ozone data confirm the now familiar features of the stratospheric ozone depletion that has occurred since the s. At midlatitudes in the Northern Hemisphere, there has been a statistically significant decline in the total ozone in all seasons (Figures 1 and 3) with larger reductions in winter and spring than in summer and autumn.

A SAGE-corrected SBUV zonal-mean ozone data set climatology is employed (Nagatani and Rosenfield, ). Imposed on the climatology is a linear temperature trend as a.

The trend for the middle latitudes, based on the SBUV and SBUV/2 data sets and updated from through Marchis percent per decade for N, and percent per decade for N, with a 95 percent confidence estimate of 2 percent. For the Northern Hemisphere winter and spring oftotal ozone values observed over the Arctic region were substantially higher than average.

Nagatani, R.N., A.J. Miller, K.W. Johnson, and M.E. Gelman, An eight year climatology of meteorological and SBUV ozone data, NOAA Technical Report pp. Miller, A.J., et al., A. This ozone depletion climatology can be used to study the effects of increasing UV radiation, and can also be used in climate models.

The early version of the derived climatology of monthly ozone trend profiles (De Winter-Sorkina, ) was used to study the effect of stratospheric ozone depletion on climate (Bengtsson et al., ).Cited by: 6.

Hilsenrath E, Cebula RP, Deland MT, Laamann K, Taylor S, Wellemeyer C, Bhartia PK () Calibration of the NOAA Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet (SBUV/2) ozone data set from to using in-flight calibration data and SSBUV. About the NCEP data. Author: Dr. Newman In conjunction with the Climate Prediction Center (CPC) of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)—formerly known as the Climate Analysis Center of the National Meteorological Center (NMC)—NASA/GSFC Atmospheric and Chemistry branch (ACDB) maintains a collection of stratospheric climate data.

This is the power of satellite measurements of ozone. The modern data record of global ozone measured from space starts with the launch of the Nimbus 7 satellite in The satellite carried two ozone-measuring instruments, TOMS and the Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet (SBUV) instrument.

The detailed vertical structure of lower stratospheric ozone (12 to 25 km altitude region) has been shown to be a useful contributor to extended range (beyond 1 week) forecast skill in global models.

It is also a key region for monitoring interactions between the expected ozone recovery and climate change. The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) is the latest generation of U.S. polar-orbiting, non-geosynchronous, environmental will provide the global environmental data used in numerical weather prediction models for forecasts, and scientific data used for climate monitoring.

JPSS will aid in fulfilling the mission of the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA.Abstract: ABSTRACT: The Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet Radiometer-2 (SBUV/2) is an operational remote sensor designed to map, on a global scale, total ozone concentrations and the vertical distribution of ozone in the earth's atmosphere.

The 1b Capture Data Set contains (1) all SBUV/2 sensor data and support data necessary for the derivation of atmospheric ozone and solar flux; (2) instrument.Simulated SBUV data and Umkehr data theoretically computed from a priori ozone profiles observed by the SAGE II satellite were used to develop the retrieval algorithm and to test its capability.

The test indicated that albedos for the SBUV ozone profiler wavelengths should allow estimates to a precision of [plus minus]5% or better, depending on.

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