ozonesonde

ozonesonde

[′ō‚zōn‚sänd]
(meteorology)
A balloon-borne instrument for measuring the ozone concentration at various altitudes and transmitting the data by radio.
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Bian, "Observation of a summer tropopause fold by ozonesonde at Changchun, China: Comparison with reanalysis and model simulation," Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, vol.
Johnson's "ozonesonde" group has been using balloons to loft instruments 18 miles into the atmosphere for 26 years to collect detailed profiles of ozone levels from the surface up.
Tarasick and coworkers have used backward and forward trajectories to produce ozone maps using North American ozonesonde data linking it to the grid points of the trajectory pathways [57].
The ozonesonde is a small balloon-borne instrument that is attached to a standard radiosonde to measure profiles of ozone from the surface to 35 km with ~100-m vertical resolution.
Prior to our analyses, the data were evaluated for potential offset and drift by comparison with globally distributed ozonesonde profiles and OMI convective cloud differential (CCD) measurements (Ziemke et al.
In 1992, LAPAN conducted a big-balloon launch, similar to that for cryogenic air sampling, and began successive ozonesonde observations at the Watukosek Observatory in Java (Komala et al.