Radiatively Active Gas Profiles (Water Vapour)
The Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) Infrared Microwave Sounder (IMS) data set contains vertical profiles of temperature, water vapour, and ozone as well as surface spectral emissivity spanning infrared and microwave, surface temperature, cloud fraction and height.
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Global, 12 km resolution (L2), July 2007 onwards
Obtaining the data:
Data is available on CEDA (https://www.ceda.ac.uk/):
Siddans, R.; Walker, J.; Latter, B.; Kerridge, B.; Gerber, D.; Knappett, D. (2018): RAL Infrared Microwave Sounder (IMS) temperature, water vapour, ozone and surface spectral emissivity. Centre for Environmental Data Analysis, 28 June 2018.
Use of these data is covered by the following licence: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/. When using these data you must cite them correctly using the citation given on the CEDA Data Catalogue record.