DOI: 10.1029/2004jd005342
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Abstract: The Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding (MIPAS) onboard the Envisat satellite provides temperature and various gas profiles from limb‐viewing midinfrared emission measurements. The stratospheric temperatures retrieved at the Institut für Meteorologie und Klimaforschung (IMK) for September/October 2002 and October/November 2003 are compared with a number of reference data sets, including global radiosonde (RS) observations, radio occultation (RO) measurements of Global Positioning System (…

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