Models

The following forecast models are used in the validation server:

namedescriptionvaliditystatuswebsite
o-suite (0001)CMAS FC run without data assimilationAN2015-09-01 - presentMore information
control (gnhb)CMAS FC run without data assimilationFC2017-01-01 - presentMore information
control (gjjh)CMAS FC run without data assimilationFC2016-06-21 - presentMore information

Instruments

The following remote sensing instrument types are used in the validation server:

nameacronym expansiondescriptionwebsite
FTIRFourier Transform Infrared SpectrometerA measurement technique whereby a Fourier transform infrared spectrometer (Michelson-type interferometer) is used to measure the absorption in the atmosphere of direct sunlight in the infrared wavelength region.More information
LIDARLight Detection And RangingA remote sensing measurement technique using the scattering properties of light by gases, liquids, and solids in order to infer their physical or chemical properties.More information
MWRMicrowave RadiometerA radiometer that measures energy emitted at sub-millimetre-to-centimetre wavelengths (at frequencies of 1-1000 GHz).More information
UVVIS.DOAS.DIRECTSUNUV/Vis Differential Optical Absorption SpectroscopyA ground-based measurement of the absorption in the atmosphere of scattered direct sunlight in the UV-visible wavelength range.More information
UVVIS.DOAS.OFFAXISUV/Vis Differential Optical Absorption SpectroscopyA ground-based measurement of the absorption in the atmosphere of offaxis-scattered sunlight in the UV-visible wavelength range.More information
UVVIS.DOAS.ZENITHUV/Vis Differential Optical Absorption SpectroscopyA ground-based measurement of the absorption in the atmosphere of zenith-scattered sunlight in the UV-visible wavelength range.More information

Parameters

The following physical parameters are tracked in the validation server:

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AEROSOLAerosols
CH2OFormaldehyde
CH4Methane
COCarbon monoxide
NO2Nitrogen dioxide
O3Ozone
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