Articles | Volume 12, issue 1
Peer-reviewed comment
03 Jan 2020
Peer-reviewed comment |  | 03 Jan 2020

Statistical downscaling of water vapour satellite measurements from profiles of tropical ice clouds

Giulia Carella, Mathieu Vrac, Hélène Brogniez, Pascal Yiou, and Hélène Chepfer

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Observations of relative humidity for ice clouds over the tropical oceans from a passive microwave sounder are downscaled by incorporating the high-resolution variability derived from simultaneous co-located cloud profiles from a lidar. By providing a method to generate pseudo-observations of relative humidity at high spatial resolution, this work will help revisit some of the current key barriers in atmospheric science.
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