International Journal of Atmospheric Sciences / 2014 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Retrieval of Layer Averaged Relative Humidity Profiles from MHS Observations over Tropical Region

Table 5

The RMSD and BIAS in retrieved TIL profiles for the year 2010.

DatasetIsolated layers (hPa)Bias (%)Unbiased RMS difference (%)RMS difference (MHS − RS) (%)Profile RMSS of RMS difference (%)

Radiosonde (collocated points = 925)1000–850−5.0214.8215.6415.24
850–7000.9318.1218.13
700–5506.0714.7915.98
550–4004.7510.1411.19
400–2503.009.479.93
250–10010.9214.8818.45

NCEP1000–8505.3816.0617.0519.32
850–7001.3716.8617.14
700–550−2.6714.4614.71
550–400−0.3810.3010.33
400–25010.7113.0317.11
250–10021.9221.6732.24