Key Water Vapour Project Publications


  • Lauer, A., Bock, L., Hassler, B., Schröder, M. and Stengel, M., 2023. Cloud Climatologies from Global Climate Models—A Comparison of CMIP5 and CMIP6 Models with Satellite Data. Journal of Climate, 36(2), pp.281-311,
  • Trent, T., Siddans, R., Kerridge, B., Schröder, M., Scott, N. A., and Remedios, J., 2023. Evaluation of tropospheric water vapour and temperature profiles retrieved from MetOp-A by the Infrared and Microwave Sounding scheme, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 16, 1503–1526,


  • Eiras-Barca, J., Iago Algarra, Nieto R., Schröder M., Hegglin M.I., Gimeno L., 2022. Analysis of the main source regions of moisture transport events with the new ESA CCI/CM-SAF total column water vapour climate data record (v2). Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 1–15, User Case Study
  • He, J., Brogniez, H., and Picon, L., 2022. Evaluation of tropical water vapour from CMIP6 global climate models using the ESA CCI Water Vapour climate data records, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 12591–12606,
  • Jeffery, P. S., Walker, K. A., Sioris, C. E., Boone, C. D., Degenstein, D., Manney, G. L., McElroy, C. T., Millán, L., Plummer, D. A., Ryan, N. J., Sheese, P. E., and Zou, J., 2022. Water vapour and ozone in the upper troposphere–lower stratosphere: global climatologies from three Canadian limb-viewing instruments, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 14709–14734,
  • Kalakoski, N., Sofieva, V. F., Preusker, R., Henocq, C., Denisselle, M., Dransfeld, S., and Scifoni, S., 2022. Validation of Copernicus Sentinel-3/OLCI Level 2 Land Integrated Water Vapour product, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 5129–5140,


  • Dorigo, W., Dietrich, S., Aires, F., Brocca, L., Carter, S., Cretaux, J.-F., Dunkerley, D., Enomoto, H., Forsberg, R., Güntner, A., Hegglin, M. I., Hollmann, R., et al (2021) Closing the water cycle from observations across scales: Where do we stand? Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 102(10), E1897– E1935. D-19-0316.1
  • Hegglin, M. I. et al. (2021) Overview and update of the SPARC Data Initiative: comparison of stratospheric composition measurements from satellite limb sounders. Earth Syst. Sci. Data 13, 1855–1903,
  • Preusker, R.; Carbajal Henken, C.; Fischer, J. Retrieval of Daytime Total Column Water Vapour from OLCI Measurements over Land Surfaces. Remote Sens. 2021, 13, 932.


  • Fadnavis, S. et al. (2020) A rising trend of double tropopauses over South Asia in a warming environment: Implications for moistening of the lower stratosphere. Int. J. Climatol. 41, E200-E215,
  • Popp, T. et al. (2020) Consistency of satellite climate data records for Earth system monitoring. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 101, E1948–E1971,