A clear-sky hyperspectral closure study for MERRA-2 and ERA-interim reanalyses

Xiuhong Chen1, Xianglei Huang1, Norman G Loeb2, Xiquan Dong3, Baike Xi4, Erica K Dolinar4, Michael G Bosilovich5, Seiji Kato2, William L Smith Jr2 and Paul W Stackhouse Jr2, (1)University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI, United States, (2)NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, VA, United States, (3)University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, United States, (4)University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, United States, (5)Earth Sciences Division, Greenbelt, MD, United States