Tropopause Height - Metop

Abstract:
The tropopause height and temperature is derived from the dry temperature lapse rate using the official WMO tropopause definition. The horizontal location is nominally at the location where the straight line connecting GNSS satellite and the LEO receiver grazes the surface WGS 84 ellipsoid.

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