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Possibilities of radio occultation sounding using the GPS/GLONASS system for regional monitoring of the atmosphere

V.I. Zakharov, V.E. Kunitsyn

Moscow University Physics Bulletin 2007. 62. N 4. P. 260

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The possibilities of retrieving the parameters of atmospheric structures from radio-occultation sounding data are discussed using the examples of a cyclone and an atmospheric front with different parameters. It is shown that the reconstructed images of such structures are highly distorted (up to tens of percents) and often contain artifacts, both factors complicating the interpretation of meteorological data obtained in radio-occultation experiments.

Rissian citation:
В.И. Захаров, В.Е. Куницын.
Возможности регионального мониторинга атмосферы с использованием системы GPS/GLONASS и радиозатменного зондирования.
Вестн. Моск. ун-та. Сер. 3. Физ. Астрон. 2007. № 4. С. 61.
Authors
V.I. Zakharov, V.E. Kunitsyn
Department of Physics of the Atmosphere, Faculty of Physics, Moscow State University, Leninskie gory, Moscow, 119992, Russia
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