Trend Analysis for Stratospheric Ozone Concentration in the Middle Latitude Northern Hemisphere Using HALOE Data

HALOE 자료를 이용한 중위도 지역의 오존농도 추이분석

  • Ka, Soo-Hyun (Research Institute of Global Environment, Sookmyung Women's University) ;
  • Kwon, Mi-Ra (Research Institute of Global Environment, Sookmyung Women's University) ;
  • Oh, Jung-Jin (Research Institute of Global Environment, Sookmyung Women's University)
  • 가수현 (숙명여자대학교 지구환경연구소) ;
  • 권미라 (숙명여자대학교 지구환경연구소) ;
  • 오정진 (숙명여자대학교 지구환경연구소)
  • Published : 2005.08.01

Abstract

The ozone concentration measured by HALOE (Ver 19) from Oct. 1991 to Dec. 2003 is used for analyzing the variation of ozone concentration. The HALOE loaded in UARS is observing several gases in the atmosphere, from 10km to 80km. Fourier analysis of these data in the middle latitude northern hemisphere is reported in this paper. To detect any possible long term trends, the fourier transformed time series was back transformed after removing signals with time periods of less than 6 months. Although the results clearly show the strong annual cycle, it is difficult to show any long term trends from the fourier series. We also compared the ozone volume mixing ratio's from HALOE with that from the ground-based radiometry to evaluate the accuracy of microwave observation at Sookmyung Women's University.

Keywords

HALOE;Stratospheric ozone;Mixing ratio;Ground-based observation;Ozone variation

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