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  • Comparisons of real-time GOES Sounder TPW with other sensors:
    • GOES and MODIS comparisons of TPW from CIMSS.
    • GOES and GPS comparisons of TPW from NOAA/ESRL (standard tool).
    • GOES and GPS comparisons of TPW from NOAA/ESRL (Kirk Holub development page).

  • Real-time examples of experimental developments with GOES Sounder data:
  • References for GOES Sounder profile retrieval algorithms, used for data shown above, are:
    • Ma, Xia L., T. J. Schmit, and W. L. Smith, 1999: A nonlinear physical retrieval algorithm - Its application to the GOES-8/9 sounder. J. Appl. Meteor., 38, 501-513 (AMS on-line) , and
    • Li, Z., J. Li, W. P. Menzel, T. J. Schmit, J. P. Nelson III, J. Daniels, and S. A. Ackerman, 2008: GOES sounding improvement and applications to severe storm nowcasting. Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L03806, doi:10.1029/2007GL032797 (AGU on-line) . See also:
    • Schmit, T. J., Jun Li, J. J. Gurka, M. D. Goldberg, K. J. Schrab, Jinlong Li, and W. F. Feltz, 2008: The GOES-R Advanced Baseline Imager and the Continuation of Current Sounder Products. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 47, 2696-2711 (AMS on-line) .