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Volume 11, issue 1
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 265–289, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-265-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
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Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 265–289, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-265-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Research article 15 Jan 2018

Research article | 15 Jan 2018

In-flight calibration of SCIAMACHY's polarization sensitivity

Patricia Liebing et al.

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This article describes a method to determine the polarization sensitivity of SCIAMACHY, a spectrometer on Envisat, from in-orbit data. Polarization is a preference of a direction in which light oscillates, and many optical instruments suffer from a dependence of their measured signals on this. To measure and correct for this effect, a statistical analysis of in-flight data combined with a model of the atmosphere and the instrument was performed, showing that the instrument changed after launch.
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