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Identification and statistical analysis of global water vapour trends based on satellite data [Elektronische Ressource] / von Sebastian Mieruch

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Identification and statistical analysis ofglobal water vapour trends based onsatellite dataSebastian MieruchUniversität Bremen 2009Identification and statistical analysis ofglobal water vapour trends based onsatellite dataVom Fachbereich für Physik und Elektrotechnikder Universität Bremenzur Erlangung des akademischen Grades einesDoktor der Naturwissenschaften (Dr. rer. nat.)genehmigte DissertationvonDipl. Phys. Sebastian Mieruchwohnhaft in Oldenburg1. Gutachter: Prof. Dr. J. P. Burrows2. Gutachter: Priv.-Doz. Dr. J. A. FreundEingereicht am: 16.03.2009Tag des Promotionskolloquiums: 26.06.20097AbstractGlobal water vapour total column amounts have been retrieved from spectral dataprovided by the Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment (GOME) flying on ERS-2,which was launched in April 1995, and the SCanning Imaging Absorption spectro-Meter for Atmospheric CHartographY (SCIAMACHY) onboard ENVISAT launchedin March 2002. For this purpose the Air Mass Corrected Differential Optical Ab-sorption Spectroscopy (AMC-DOAS) approach has been used. The combinationof the data from both instruments provides a long-term global data set spanningmore than 12 years with the potential of extension up to 2020 by GOME-2 data onMetOp.Using linear and non-linear methods from time series analysis and standardstatistics the trends of water vapour columns and their errors have been calcu-lated.

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