Articles | Volume 14, issue 12
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-5287-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-5287-2022
Data description paper
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02 Dec 2022
Data description paper |  | 02 Dec 2022

Tropospheric water vapor: a comprehensive high-resolution data collection for the transnational Upper Rhine Graben region

Benjamin Fersch, Andreas Wagner, Bettina Kamm, Endrit Shehaj, Andreas Schenk, Peng Yuan, Alain Geiger, Gregor Moeller, Bernhard Heck, Stefan Hinz, Hansjörg Kutterer, and Harald Kunstmann

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In this study, a comprehensive multi-disciplinary dataset for tropospheric water vapor was developed. Geodetic, photogrammetric, and atmospheric modeling and data fusion techniques were used to obtain maps of water vapor in a high spatial and temporal resolution. It could be shown that regional weather simulations for different seasons benefit from assimilating these maps and that the combination of the different observation techniques led to positive synergies.
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