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The original (red) and corrected (blue) relative humidity profile for Vaisala RS-92 radiosondes launched at the SGP Central Facility on May 12, 2003.

The Sonde-Adjust VAP produces data that correct documented biases in radiosonde humidity measurements. Unique fields contained within this datastream include smoothed original relative humidity, dry bias corrected relative humidity, and final corrected relative humidity. The smoothed RH field refines the relative humidity from integers — the resolution of the instrument — to fractions of a percent. This profile is then used to calculate the dry bias corrected field. The final correction fixes a time-lag problem and uses the dry-bias field as input to the algorithm. In addition to dry bias, solar heating is another correction that is encompassed in the final corrected relative humidity field.

For more details, see Sonde Adjust Value-Added Product technical report.

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  • AMF1
  • AMF2
  • AMF3

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Content time range 28 August 1997 - 29 June 2013

2021

HENKES A, G Fisch, L Machado, and J Chaboureau. 2021. "Morning boundary layer conditions for shallow to deep convective cloud evolution during the dry season in the central Amazon." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 21(17), 10.5194/acp-21-13207-2021.

2019

Maahn M, F Hoffmann, M Shupe, G de Boer, S Matrosov, and E Luke. 2019. "Can liquid cloud microphysical processes be used for vertically pointing cloud radar calibration?" Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 12(6), doi:10.5194/amt-12-3151-2019.
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2015

Yang Q, RC Easter, P Campuzano-Jost, JL Jimenez, JD Fast, SJ Ghan, H Wang, LK Berg, MC Barth, Y Liu, MB Shrivastava, B Singh, H Morrison, J Fan, CL Ziegler, M Bela, E Apel, GS Diskin, T Mikoviny, and A Wisthaler. 2015. "Aerosol transport and wet scavenging in deep convective clouds: A case study and model evaluation using a multiple passive tracer analysis approach." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 120(16), 10.1002/2015jd023647.
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Shupe MD, DD Turner, A Zwink, MM Thieman, EJ Mlawer, and T Shippert. 2015. "Deriving Arctic Cloud Microphysics at Barrow, Alaska: Algorithms, Results, and Radiative Closure." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 54(7), 10.1175/jamc-d-15-0054.1.
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2012

Mlawer EJ, VH Payne, J Moncet, JS Delamere, MJ Alvarado, and DD Tobin. 2012. "Development and recent evaluation of the MT_CKD model of continuum absorption." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 370(1968), 10.1098/rsta.2011.0295.
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