Homogenization of radiosonde temperature time series using ERA-40 analysis feedback information.

TitleHomogenization of radiosonde temperature time series using ERA-40 analysis feedback information.
Publication TypeReport
Date Published06/2005
Series/CollectionERA-40 Project Report Series
Document Number23
Pagination68
AuthorHaimberger, L
Event Series/CollectionERA Report
InstitutionECMWF
Place of publicationShinfield Park, Reading
Abstract

This report describes a method developed for detecting and removing artificial breaks in radiosonde time series. These breaks affect the applicability of radiosonde time series for climate change detection. They also affect the quality of reanalyses assimilating these data, particularly in the pre-satellite era. While radiosondes measure temperature, humidity and wind, the analysis here is restricted to temperature time series.

URLhttps://www.ecmwf.int/node/9738
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