This page lists peer-reviewed publications established in the context of G-VAP or related to G-VAP (in alphabetical order).

Bodecker, G., and 37 co-authors, 2014: GRUAN-RP-4: Outcomes of the GRUAN Network Expansion Workshop. GRUAN Lead Centre, DWD; GRUAN-RP-4, revision 1.0, 03 November 2014. Available at

Calbet, X., 2015: Assessment of adequate quality and collocation of reference measurements with space borne hyperspectral infrared instruments to validate retrievals of temperature and water vapour, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 8, 5591-5614. DOI: 10.5194/amtd-8-5591-2015.

Carbajal Henken, C. K., H. Diedrich, R. Preusker, and J. Fischer, 2015: MERIS full-resolution total column water vapor: Observing horizontal convective rolls, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 10074-10081, DOI: 10.1002/2015GL066650.

Courcoux, N. and M. Schröder, 2015: The CM SAF ATOVS data record: overview of methodology and evaluation of total column water and profiles of tropospheric humidity, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 7, 397-414. DOI: 10.5194/essd-7-397-2015.

Diedrich, H., F. Wittchen, R. Preusker, and J. Fischer, 2016: Representativeness of total column water vapour retrievals from instruments on polar orbiting satellites. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 8331–8339. DOI: 10.5194/acp-16-8331-2016.

Ebell, K., E. Orlandi, A. Hünerbein, U. Löhnert, and S. Crewell, 2013: Combining ground-based with satellite-based measurements in the atmospheric state retrieval: Assessment of the information content, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 6940–6956. DOI: 10.1002/jgrd.50548.

Kinzel, J., K. Fennig, M. Schröder, A. Andersson, K. Bumke, and R. Hollmann, 2016: Decomposition of Random Errors Inherent to HOAPS-3.2 Near-Surface Humidity Estimates Using Multiple Triple Collocation Analysis, J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 33, 1455–1471. DOI: 10.1175/JTECH-D-15-0122.1.

Mieruch, S., M. Schröder, S. Noel, and J. Schulz, 2014: Comparison of decadal global water vapor changes derived from independent satellite time series. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119. DOI: 10.1002/2014JD021588.

Reale, T., B. Sun, F. Tilley, and M. Pettey, 2012: The NOAA Products Validation System (NPROVS). J. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 29. DOI: 10.1175/JTECH-D-11-00072.1.

Roman, J. A., R. O. Knuteson, and S. A. Ackerman, 2014: Time-to-detect trends in precipitable water vapor with varying measurement error. J. Climate, 27, 8259–8275. DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00736.1.

Schröder, M., M. Jonas, R. Lindau, J. Schulz, and K. Fennig, 2013: The CM SAF SSM/I-based total column water vapour climate data record: methods and evaluation against re-analyses and satellite. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 765–775. DOI: 10.5194/amt-6-765-2013.

Schröder, M., M. Lockhoff, F. Fell, J. Forsythe, T. Trent, R. Bennartz, E. Borbas, M. G. Bosilovich, E. Castelli, H. Hersbach, M. Kachi, S. Kobayashi, D. Loyola, C. Mears, R. Preusker, W. B. Rossow, S. Saha, 2017: The GEWEX Water Vapor Assessment archive of water vapour products from satellite observations and reanalyses. In preparation for submission to Earth Syst. Sci. Data.

Schröder, M., M. Lockhoff, J. Forsythe, H. Cronk, T. H. Vonder Haar, R. Bennartz, 2016: The GEWEX water vapor assessment (G-VAP) – results from the trend and homogeneity analysis. J. Applied Meteor. Clim., 1633-1649, 55 (7). DOI: 10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0304.1.

Schröder, M., R. Roca, L. Picon, A. Kniffka, and H. Brogniez, 2014: Climatology of free tropospheric humidity: extension into the SEVIRI era, evaluation and exemplary analysis. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 11129-11148. DOI: 10.5194/acp-14-11129-2014.

Shi, L., C. J. Schreck III, and V. O. John: HIRS channel 12 brightness temperature dataset and its correlations with major climate indices, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 6907-6920, doi:10.5194/acp-13-6907-2013, 2013.

Steinke, S., S. Eikenberg, U. Löhnert, G. Dick, D. Klocke, P. Di Girolamo, and S. Crewell, 2015: Assessment of small-scale integrated water vapour variability during HOPE, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 2675-2692. DOI: 10.5194/acp-15-2675-2015.

Sun, B., A. Reale, F. Tilley, M. Pettey, N. Nalli, and C. Barnet, 2016: Assessment of NUCAPS S-NPP CrIS/ATMS sounding products using reference and conventional radiosonde observations. NOAA STAR JPSS 2016 Annual Science Team Meeting, 8-12 August 2016, College Park, Maryland, USA. Available at: