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The Iterative Retrieval Method
The Region and Period of Study
The Verification Data
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approximately 1200 GMT bias and standard clear retrievals climatology climatology GC cloudy and cloudy cloudy retrieval collocated verification layer collocation statistics derived eigenvector evaluated FGGE four periods GC and RC GMT 5 January gridded gridpoint guess and iterative guess and retrieval guess profile guess value HIRS/2 and MSU HIRS/2 channels I2 3 BIAS improve the operational interpolated itera iterative method iterative retrieval method January and 0000 January l980 January through 0000 layer mean temperature mb layer mean mean temperature difference mean temperature values negative bias number of soundings operational first guess operational soundings partly cloudy soundings PHILIP NELSON quadratic polynomial radiance data radiance measurements radiative transfer radiosonde RC first guess RC retrievals satel satellite sounding locations Schlatter l98l Smith and Woolf standard deviation profiles STANOARO surface pressure synoptic pattern three first guesses three sounding types tions TIROS-N trieval tropopause troposphere upper air verification data verification layer mean weighting function