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The analysis of atmospheric measurements must take into account the effect of measurement errors

The analysis of atmospheric measurements must take into account the effect of measurement errors

Measurement errors and the number of observations made can have a significant impact on the analysis of atmospheric measurements.

A fresh study presents methods for taking into account uncertainties in the data when carrying out an analysis.

Further information:

Santtu Mikkonen, Ph.D, Docen, University of Eastern Finland, tel. +358 40 355 2319, santtu.mikkonen(at)uef.fi

Mikko Pitkänen, Scientist, Meteorologist, Finnish Meteorological Institute, tel. +358 50 344 7116, mikko.pitkanen(at)fmi.fi

Mikkonen, S., Pitkänen, M. R. A., Nieminen, T., Lipponen, A., Isokääntä, S., Arola, A., and Lehtinen, K. E. J. (2019)
Technical note: Effects of uncertainties and number of data points on line fitting – a case study on new particle formation
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 12531–12543, doi:10.5194/acp-19-12531-2019.


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