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Updated: 21 February 2011

MOHAVE 2009 RESULTS (Overview)
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TROPOSPHERE AND UTLS (z < 29 km)                                     Need help with these plots? Click here

CFH = CFH (using RS92 p/T)
Instrument listed 2nd = taken as reference

Tropo.
RHw

p-grid

Tropo.
RHw
z-grid

 

Tropo.
H2O vmr
p-grid

Tropo.
H2O vmr
z-grid

 

UTLS
H2O vmr
p-grid

UTLS
H2O vmr
z-grid

Balloon vs. Balloon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CFH(using iMet p/T) vs. CFH

 

 

NOAA-FP (ascent) vs. CFH

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOAA-FP (descent) vs. CFH

 

 

 

 

 

 

RS92 vs. CFH

 

 

RS92 Milo_v3 vs. CFH

 

 

RS92 Milo_v3 vs. RS92

 

 

RS92 Milo_v3 vs. RS92 Milo_v2

 

 

Lidar vs. Lidar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STROZ “60-min” vs. TMW “60-min”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALVICE “60-min” vs. TMW “60-min”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STROZ “60-min” vs. ALVICE “60-min”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STROZ “All-night” vs. TMW “All-night”*

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALVICE “All-night” vs. TMW “All-night” *

 

 

 

 

 

 

STROZ “All-night” vs. ALVICE “All-night” *

 

 

 

 

 

 

STROZ w/ fluo vs. TMW “All-night” *

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALVICE w/ fluo vs. TMW “All-night” *

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALVICE w/ fluo. vs. ALVICE wo/ fluo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lidar vs. Balloon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TMW “60-min” vs. CFH

 

 

 

 

STROZ “60-min” vs. CFH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALVICE “60-min” vs. CFH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TMW “60-min” vs. RS92

 

 

 

 

STROZ “60-min” vs. RS92

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALVICE “60-min” vs. RS92

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TMW “60-min” vs. RS92 Milo_v3

 

 

 

 

STROZ “60-min” vs. RS92 Milo_v3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALVICE “60-min” vs. RS92 Milo_v3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TMW “All-night” * vs. CFH

 

 

 

 

 

 

STROZ “All-night” * vs. CFH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALVICE “All-night” * vs. CFH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALVICE “best estimate” vs. CFH

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALVICE “best estimate” vs. RS92

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Satellite vs. Balloon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MLS v2 vs. CFH

 

 

 

 

 

 

MLS v3 vs. CFH

 

 

 

 

 

 

MLS v3 vs. RS92

 

 

 

 

 

 

MLS v3 vs. RS92 Milo_v3

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIRS vs. CFH

 

 

 

 

AIRS vs. RS92

 

 

 

 

AIRS vs. RS92 Milo_v3

 

 

 

 

Satellite vs. Lidar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MLS v3 vs. TMW

 

 

 

 

 

 

AIRS vs. TMW

 

 

 

 

Satellite vs. Satellite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MLS v3 vs. MLS v2

 

 

 

 

 

 

MLS v3 vs. AIRS

 

 

 

 

 

 

TES-Special-Obs. vs. AIRS

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MkIV vs. CFH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MkIV vs. RS92

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MkIV vs. RS92 Milo_v3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MkIV vs. AIRS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MkIV vs. TES-Special-Obs.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* “All-night” in this case means “Maximum nighttime window available” (i.e., variable length)

 

STRATOSPHERE AND MESOSPHERE (z > 30 km)


Instrument listed 2nd = taken as reference

Strato-Meso.
H2O vmr
p-grid

Strato-Meso.
H2O vmr
z-grid

Satellite vs. Satellite

 

 

MLS v3 vs. MLS v2

MIPAS vs. MLS v3

Ground-based vs. Ground-based

 

 

WVMS vs. MIAWARA-C

 

Ground-based vs. Satellite

 

 

WVMS vs. MLS v2

 

WVMS vs. MLS v3

 

WVMS vs. MIPAS

 

MIAWARA-C vs. MLS v2

MIAWARA-C vs. MLS v3

MIAWARA-C vs. MIPAS

 

 

 

 

  TOTAL PRECIPITABLE WATER (TPW)

Instruments listed below
taken as reference

Diff.  with others
(mm and %)

Time Series
(raw, mm)

Time Series
(interp., mm)

 

 

 

 

All

 

GPS -TABV (NOAA and JPL)

 

 

GPS -SuomiNet (NRT and PP)

 

 

WVMS and MIAWARA

 

 

MkIV(GAP and ASF)

 

 

MkIV(JPL) and FTUV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMMARIES                                   Need help with these plots?    Check TPW     Check Profilers

TPW

mm

TPW

%

Tropo
3-5 km

Tropo
5-9 km

Tropo
9-14 km

Tropo
14-19 km

Strato
20-29 km

Strato
29-38 km

Strato
38-47 km

Meso
47-56 km

Meso
56-65 km

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BY COINCIDENCE TIME

All times
UT

 

All
night*

 

Nighttime
Earliest

Nighttime
Early

Nighttime
Late

Nighttime
Later

Nighttime
Latest

 

Daytime
Launch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/11

 

 

 

 

 

 

8:23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/15

 

 

 

5:01

 

 

 

 

 

 

10/16

 

 

4:19

 

 

7:58

 

 

 

10/17

 

 

4:47

 

6:35

8:30

10:17

 

 

10/18

 

 

2:55

 

6:46

 

 

 

21:11

10/19

 

 

3:31

 

7:33

 

10:31

 

 

10/20

 

 

5:11

5:26

 

8:11

10:49

 

20:50

10/21

 

 

3:30

 

6:08

9:25

 

 

 

10/22

 

 

2:58

3:17

6:01

8:12

10:34

 

17:48

10/23

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17:55

10/24

 

 

3:21

5:55

 

 

 

 

17:00

10/25

 

 

3:55

6:14

7:19

 

 

 

20:30

10/26

 

 

3:40

5:59

 

 

 

 

 

10/27

 

 

2:00

5:17

 

8:35

10:49

 

 

10/28

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16:14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BY INSTRUMENT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MLS v3

NOAA-FP
Asct+Dsct

NOAA-FP
Ascent

NOAA-FP
Descent

WVMS

MIAWARA

MIPAS

CFH

RS92 (JPL)
Milo-corr. v3

RS92 (GSFC)
Milo-corr. v3

TMW
“All-night”
*

STROZ
“All-night”
*

ALVICE
“All-night”
*

ALVICE
“Best estimate”

AIRS

RS92
(JPL)

RS92
(GSFC)

TMW
“60-min”

STROZ
“60-min”

ALVICE
“60-min”

FTIR
MkIV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* “All-night” in this case means “Maximum nighttime window available” (i.e., variable length)


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