Climate and Dynamics
Assessing the value of Microwave Sounding Unit–radiosonde comparisons in ascertaining errors in climate data records of tropospheric temperatures
Article first published online: 3 OCT 2012
©2012. American Geophysical Union. All Rights Reserved.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres (1984–2012)
Volume 117, Issue D19, 16 October 2012
How to Cite
2012), Assessing the value of Microwave Sounding Unit–radiosonde comparisons in ascertaining errors in climate data records of tropospheric temperatures, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D19103, doi:10.1029/2012JD017710., , and (
- Issue published online: 3 OCT 2012
- Article first published online: 3 OCT 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 23 AUG 2012
- Manuscript Revised: 21 AUG 2012
- Manuscript Received: 28 FEB 2012
- NOAA Climate and Global Change Program. Grant Number: NA09NES4400015
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|jgrd18012-sup-0002-txts01.txt||plain text document||12K||Text S1. Additional details about the construction of the error ensembles for the RSS and HadAT data set, additional information about the location of the RATPAC-RW radiosonde locations, and in particular whether they are classified as ocean, coastal or dry land, and 12 figure captions for each of the 12 auxiliary figures.|
|jgrd18012-sup-0003-fs01.eps||PS document||784K||Figure S1. Same as Figure 2, calculated using the RAOBCORE data set instead of the HadAT data set.|
|jgrd18012-sup-0004-fs02.eps||PS document||805K||Figure S2. Same as Figure 2, calculated using the RICH data set instead of the HadAT data set.|
|jgrd18012-sup-0005-fs03.eps||PS document||1208K||Figure S3. Same as Figure 2, calculated using the IUK data set instead of the HadAT data set.|
|jgrd18012-sup-0006-fs04.eps||PS document||719K||Figure S4. Same as Figure 2, calculated using the RATPAC data set instead of the HadAT data set.|
|jgrd18012-sup-0007-fs05.eps||PS document||726K||Figure S5. Same as Figure 2, calculated using the RATPAC_RW data set instead of the HadAT data set.|
|jgrd18012-sup-0008-fs06.eps||PS document||675K||Figure S6. Same as Figure 4, except for the Southern Extratropics.|
|jgrd18012-sup-0009-fs07.eps||PS document||681K||Figure S7. Same as Figure 4, except for the Northern Extratropics.|
|jgrd18012-sup-0010-fs08.eps||PS document||635K||Figure S8. Same as Figure 5, except calculated using the root-mean-square of the trends in the difference time series instead of the mean absolute value.|
|jgrd18012-sup-0011-fs09.eps||PS document||469K||Figure S9. Same as Figures 5a and 5b, except that the overall linear trend was removed from each difference time series before the analysis was performed.|
|jgrd18012-sup-0012-fs10.eps||PS document||535K||Figure S10. Multiple versions of Figure 5b, which shows the mean absolute difference between 5 year trend time series.|
|jgrd18012-sup-0013-fs11.eps||PS document||684K||Figure S11. Same as Figure 10, except calculated using the Total Troposphere product defined in Fu and Johanson to be 1.1*TMT -0.1*TLS.|
|jgrd18012-sup-0014-fs12.eps||PS document||585K||Figure S12. Map of RATPAC-RW stations, color-coded by surface classification.|
|jgrd18012-sup-0015-t01.txt||plain text document||1K||Tab-delimited Table 1.|
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