Articles | Volume 11, issue 1
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 341–353, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-341-2019
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 11, 341–353, 2019
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-11-341-2019

Review article 28 Feb 2019

Review article | 28 Feb 2019

Atmospheric data set from the Geodetic Observatory Wettzell during the CONT-17 VLBI campaign

Thomas Klügel et al.

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Short summary
Radiointerferometry on very long baselines (VLBI) is an important technique for detailed studies of Earth rotation variations. However, radio waves undergo significant delay in the atmosphere. In order to provide an optimal database for the analysis of the last continuous VLBI campaign between 28 Nov. and 12 Dec. 2017, all available meteorological observations and model data were compiled, forming an outstanding data set of the atmospheric conditions around the Geodetic Observatory Wettzell.