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Research
Climate Observations
Science Meetings Spring 2014
Speaker Title Date Time
Gerd-Jan van Zadelhoff
Retrieving Hurricane Wind Speeds using Cross Polarization C-band measurements
Thu 30 Jan
12:15-13:00 Bleekerzaal
Noud Brasjen
Nuon Solar Team: Applications of meteorology in the World Solar Challenge
Tue 18 Feb
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Jacques Claas
OMI: status of instrument, spacecraft and operations
Tue 4 Mar
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Vincent Huijnen
Tropospheric chemistry in ECMWF's Integrated Forecasting System
Tue 25 Mar
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Willem Verstraeten
Change in tropospheric ozone over eastern China: Is it STE? Is it NOX? Or is it the retrieval? A TES, OMI and TM5 perspective
Tue 8 Apr
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Casper Koning
TROPOMI's Aerosol Layer Height Algorithm: Interpretation of the retrieved height parameter
Wed 30 Apr
10:00-11:00 Buys Ballot
Henk Eskes
Synthetic O3, CO, NO2 and HCHO observations for Sentinels 4 and 5
Tue 6 May
12:30-13:15 Venig Meinesz
Ujjwal Kumar
LOTOS-EUROS contribution to MACC-2 Reanalysis (2011) to assess the air quality of Europe
Friday 23 May
12:15-13:00 Venig Meinesz
Luis Guanter (Berlin)
Global monitoring of terrestrial chlorophyll fluorescence from space
Wed 28 May
12:15-13:00 Bleekerzaal
Dave Donovan
Depolarization Lidar based Determination of Cloud Base Microphysical Properties and potential for Satellite+ground-based synergy
Tue 17 June
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Ronald van der A
The MSR-2
Thu 26 June
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot

Science Meetings Autumn 2013
Speaker Title Date Time
Jos de Laat
The 2014 WMO Ozone Assessment report: news from the frontline
Wed 25 Sept
12:30-13:30 Bleekerzaal
Kazuyuki Miyazaki
Global lightning NOx production estimated by an assimilation of multiple satellite datasets
Fri 18 Oct
14:00-15:00 Vening Meinesz
Jos van Geffen
Advancing the NO2 retrieval for the (TROP)OMI sensors
Mon 28 Oct
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Huan Yu
Tropospheric NO2 retrieval for Satellite measurements
Thu 14 Nov
13:30-14:15 Bleekerzaal
Mirjam den Hoed
NO2 sonde ready for serial production?
Wed 20 Nov
12:30-13:15 Buys Ballot
Enrico Dammers
A regional analysis of soil NOx
Thu 28 Nov
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Narcisa Banda
Modelling stratospheric sulfur from Pinatubo and its impact on tropospheric methane and OH
Wed 4 Dec
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Jacob van Peet
Ozone profile retrieval and assimilation
Tue 10 Dec
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Dave Donovan
EarthCARE
Wed 18 Dec
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot

Science Meetings Spring 2013
Speaker Title Date Time
Tero Mielonen
Improved retrieval of troposheric ozone profile using OMI
Wed 06 Feb
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Clifford Chuwah
Implications of alternative assumptions regarding future air pollution control in RCP-like scenarios
Thu 14 Feb
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Remco Braak
Configuration management for the TROPOMI L01b project
Thu 07 Mar
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Gerard Hoek (UU)
Health effects of ambient air pollution, results of recent studies
Thu 21 Mar
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Jason Williams
In-situ formation of methyl nitrates from NO + CH3O2: global implications
Thu 28 Mar
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Deborah Stein
Up and Away: First Results from the NO2-sonde and OMI during DISCOVER-AQ 2013
Tue 02 Apr
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Maria Belmonte Rivas (TUD)
Intercomparison of stratospheric NO2 columns: satellite retrievals and model simulations
Thu 18 Apr
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Jan Fokke Meirink
Satellite-based datasets of cloud properties
Tue 07 May
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Werner Dierssen
Software development: a Python experience
Thu 23 May
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Mirna van Hoek
TROPOMI Operations
Thu 06 Jun
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Ulrich Hamann
Intercomparison and validation of 12 cloud retrieval algorithms from SEVIRI
Thu 13 Jun
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Enrico Dammers
A regional analysis of soil nitrogen oxides
Thu 27 Jun
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Ofelia Vieitez
GOSAT aerosol retrievals
Tue 9 Jul
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Joannes Maasakkers
Vital improvements to the retrieval of tropospheric NO2 columns from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument
Thu 11 Jul
12:15-13:00 Scholtezaal!!!

Science Meetings Fall 2012
Speaker Title Date Time
Robert Vautard
Development and predictability of heat waves in Europe
Thu 11 Oct
11:30-12:30 Buys Ballot
Marloes Penning de Vries
Towards a global aerosol type climatology from satellite observations of trace gases and aerosols
Thu 18 Oct
12:15-13:00 Bleeker
Michiel van Weele
PREMIER: Future ESA candidate
Thu 25 Oct
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Henk Eskes
ISOTROP: OSSE for Sentinel 4 and 5
Tue 30 Oct
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Willem Verstraeten
Rapid increases in free tropospheric ozone over eastern China as measured by TES in 2005-2010 and evaluated with TM5
Tue 6 Nov
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Robert Koelemeijer
Effect of climate policy on air quality in Europe
Wed 21 Nov
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Deborah Stein-Zweers
An overview of the Aerosol-CCI project
Thu 29 Nov
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Philippe Le Sager
The TM6 project: a break through TM5 limitations
Thu 13 Dec
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot

Science Meetings Spring 2012
Speaker Title Date Time
Martijn de Ruyter de Wildt
The global economic cycle and satellite-derived NO2 trends over shipping lanes
Thu 26 Jan
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Albert Oude Nijhuis
Optimization of radiative transfer calculations: an objective criterion for error minimization in k-distributions
Tue 7 Feb
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Reinout Boers
Observations and modelling of fog episodes at the Cabauw Observatory (CESAR)
Wed 15 Feb
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
John van de Vegte (I-RD)
Satellite Data Platform - KNMI Data Center
Thu 1 Mar
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Bram Sanders
Retrieving aerosol height with TROPOMI
Tue 6 Mar
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Ping Wang and Olaf Tuinder
Interpretation of FRESCO cloud retrievals in case of absorbing aerosol events
Thu 15 Mar
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Antonio di Noia
Tropospheric ozone retrievals from OMI using the Neural Network approach
Wed 21 Mar
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Jason Williams
Uncertainty in global composition due to biogenic emission estimates
Tue 3 Apr
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Kazuyuki Miyazaki
Simultaneous assimilation of satellite NO2, O3, CO, and HNO3 data for the analysis of tropospheric chemical composition and emissions
Wed 18 Apr
12:15-13:00 Bleeker+Groen
Tero Mielonen
Evaluation of aerosol measurements done with CALIOP
Fri 11 May
12:30-13:15 Buys Ballot
Ujjwal Kumar
Coupling of LOTOS-EUROS with HARMONIE: Looking at the impact of high resolution meteorology on air quality results
Tue 15 May
12:15-13:00 Bleeker+Groen
Albert Oude Nijhuis
Validation of the DOAS fitted effective ozone temperature
Thu 31 May
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Vincent Huijnen
The MACC 2003-2010 reanalysis of atmospheric composition: What is in it?
Wed 6 Jun
12:15-13:00 Vening Meinesz

Science Meetings Fall 2011
Speaker Title Date Time
Bram Maasakkers
Examining human activity from space by analyzing OMI and GOME-2 tropospheric NO2 columns
Tue 30 Aug
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Wesley Sluis
NO2 sonde going USA. Overview talk DISCOVER AQ campaign
Fri 9 Sep
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Wytze Lenstra
Understanding the measured vertical distribution of nitrogen dioxide
Fri 30 Sep
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Ana Ruiz
Estimation of aerosol radiative effects using TM5 and DAK
Wed 12 Oct
12:15-13:00 VeningMeinesz
Brent Maddux
The MODIS cloud 10-year data record and uncertainty analysis
Thu 27 Oct
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Annemieke Pijnappel
Statistical postprocessing of Lotos-Euros forecasts
Tue 1 Nov
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Elisabeth A. Holland (UCAR)
The Global Nitrogen Cycle: Where Climate, Air Pollution and Food Intersect
Thu 3 Nov
11:00-12:00 Buys Ballot
Martin de Graaf
Retrieval of the aerosol direct radiative effect over clouds from space-borne spectrometry
Tue 8 Nov
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Guido van der Werf (VU)
Deforestation and the global carbon budget
Wed 16 Nov
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot
Patricia Castellanos
Reduction in NO2 driven by policy and recession
Tue 22 Nov
12:15-13:00 Vening Meinesz
Narcisa Banda
Methane changes after the Pinatubo eruption
Thu 1 Dec
12:15-13:00 Buys Ballot

Science Meetings Spring 2011
Speaker Title Date Time
Jason Williams
The contribution towards tropospheric ozone production by the photolysis of molecular oxygen
Tue 11 Jan
12:15-13:00
Seethala Chellappan
Cloud Liquid Water Path from Spaceborne Measurements
Mon 17 Jan
12:15-13:00
Erwin Wolters
Evaluation of rainfall retrievals from SEVIRI reflectances using TRMM-PR and CMORPH
Wed 2 Feb
12:15-13:00
Pepijn Veefkind
TROPOMI: Status and Plans
Fri 11 Feb
12:15-13:00
Ping Wang
Surface solar irradiance from SCIAMACHY measurements
Thu 17 Feb
12:15-13:00
Ad Stoffelen
Aeolus lidar windprofielen
Wed 23 Feb
12:15-13:00 Groen+Bleeker
Dom Spraecklen (Univ. Leeds)
Biogenic aerosol formation
Fri 25 Feb
12:15-13:00
Marloes Penning de Vries
Implementation and Verification of the SCattering Index for GOME-2
Tue 8 Mar
12:15-13:00
Anne van Gijsel
Using lidars for the validation of satellite data
Thu 31 Mar
12:15-13:00
Otto Hasekamp (SRON)
Aerosol properties from PARASOL multi-angle photopolarimetric measurements
Wed 27 Apr
12:15-13:00 Groen+Bleeker
Tjibbe van der Veen
Towards detection of aircraft pollution with satellite observations of nitrogen dioxide
Wed 11 May
11:30-12:15
Bleekerzaal
Rob Roebeling
SEVIRI precipitation collocation with rain gauge and radar data over Europe
Thu 26 May
12:15-13:00
Gerd-Jan van Zadelhof
Space-Borne Observations of Clouds, Aerosols and Radiation; status of the EarthCARE mission
Wed 1 Jun
12:15-13:00
Ofelia Vieitez
Development of aerosol altitude retrieval from GOSAT observations of the oxygen A-band
Mon 6 Jun
12:15-13:00
Twan van Noije
Aerosols in EC-Earth
Tue 14 Jun
12:15-13:00
André Butz (KIT, Karlsruhe)
Toward accurate space-based measurements of CO2 and CH4 by solar backscatter absorption spectroscopy in the shortwave-infrared
Thu 30 Jun
12:15-13:00

Science Meetings Fall 2010
Speaker Title Date Time
Jos de Laat
Ozone hole monitoring: surprises in 2009 and 2010
Wed 6 Oct
12:15-13:00
Jacques Claas
OMI Operations at KNMI
Wed 20 Oct
12:15-13:00
Kazuyuki Miyazaki
Ensemble-based data assimilation of OMI NO2 for global/Asian air quality analysis
Thu 28 Oct
12:15-13:00 Bleeker/Groen Zaal
Achim Strunk
Impact of OMI observations on Near-Surface Nitrogen Oxide Analyses using an Inverse Model System
Tue 2 Nov
12:15-13:00
Tim Vlemmix
Ground Based Observations of Tropospheric NO2 - Algorithm development and validation
Thu 11 Nov
12:15-13:00
Frans Alkemade
Use of CARIBIC O3, CO and CH4 observations for evaluation of global chemistry models
Tue 16 Nov
12:15-13:00
Iliana Genkova
Assimilation of Atmospheric Motion Vectors in the ECMWF model
Fri 26 Nov
12:15-13:00
Reinout Boers
Results of the EUCAARI project on aerosol - cloud - climate - air quality interactions
Tue 14 Dec
12:15-13:00

Science Meetings Spring 2010
Speaker Title Date Time
Henk Eskes Ensemble Approach to Air Quality: Why? Thu 7 Jan 12:15-13:00
Vincent Huijnen Forecasting of reactive trace gases as part of the European Atmospheric Environmental Service: system setup and applications. Mon 18 Jan 12:15-13:00
Ruud Dirksen OMI measurements of stratospheric NO2. Tue 9 Feb 12:15-13:00
Pieternel Levelt Irreversible climate change due to carbon dioxide emissions (Literature discussion). Mon 1 Mar 12:15-13:00
Gijs Tilstra GOME-2 Polarisation measurements. (Groenzaal) Tue 9 Mar 12:15-13:00
Patricia Castellanos Analysis of Air Quality with Numerical Simulations (CMAQ), and Observations of Trace Gases Wed 17 Mar 12:15-13:00
Peter van Velthoven An introduction to metrics for climate change. Thu 25 Mar 12:15-13:00
Jos de Laat Solar-powered escalator: the role of radiative heating in stratospheric lofting the Black Saturday bushfire plumes. Wed 31 Mar 12:15-13:00
Wesley Sluis Does the NO2 sonde work? Mon 12 Apr 12:15-13:00
Martijn de Ruijter de Wildt Dynamic speed limits on motor ways, based on medium range smog forecasting. Wed 21 Apr 12:15-13:00
Sander Houweling (SRON/IMAU) Recent variations in the growth-rate of CH4 as detected by SCIAMACHY. Thu 29 Apr 12:15-13:00
Bas Mijling Improving ozone profile retrieval by looking at convergence statistics. Tue 1 Jun 12:15-13:00
Rupert Holzinger (Utrecht University) Reactive organic trace gases in the atmosphere - pollution, emissions from the biosphere, and their role for aerosol formation. Fri 25 Jun 12:15-13:00
Jurrien Knibbe (VU Amsterdam) Cloud trends from FRESCO, 1996-2009 Tue 13 Jul 12:15-13:00

Science Meetings 2009
Speaker Title Date Time
Pieternel Levelt TRAQ: To observe tropospheric composition for a better understanding of air quality (19 MB). Tue 27 Jan 12:15-13:00
Pepijn Veefkind Providing Space-Based Constraints on the Chemical Composition of Aerosols. Fri 6 Feb 12:15-13:00
Erwin Wolters Impact of broken and inhomogeneous clouds on satellite effective radius and cloud-phase retrieval. Tue 12 Feb 12:15-13:00
Jason Williams The Influence of Biogenic Emissions on Tropospheric Composition over Africa during 2006. Tue 24 Feb 12:15-13:00
Jacob van Peet Height resolved ozone hole structure as observed by GOME-2. Thu 12 Mar 12:15-13:00
Marloes Penning de Vries (MPI Mainz) Big Brother is watching - Monitoring of trace gases, clouds, and aerosols from space (17 MB). Mon 16 Mar 15:30-16:30
Nanne Weber Methane emissions from natural wetlands during the last glacial and pre-industrial periods, estimated from climate model simulations. Tue 24 Mar 12:15-13:00
Katrijn Clemer (BIRA/IASB) The retrieval of aerosol extinction vertical profiles from MAXDOAS measurements: algorithm development and application. Wed 1 Apr 12:15-13:00
Tjibbe van der Veen Testing and improving lightning and NOx production in TM5. Wed 15 Apr 15:15-16:00
Johan de Haan Can we use the O2 A band to improve cloud and surface characterization and improve retrieval algorithms? Fri 17 Apr 12:15-13:00
Tim Vlemmix MAX-DOAS observations at KNMI - Aerosol corrected tropospheric NO2 columns above your office. Thu 14 May 13:00-13:45
Michiel van Weele Methane: Mysteries, doom scenarios, unknowns, and basic facts. Tue 19 May 12:15-13:00
Marcel Dobber TROPOMI on the Sentinel-5 Precursor: Mission and instrument description. Thu 28 May 12:45-13:30
Maarten Sneep Clouds from OMI. Wed 17 Jun 12:15-13:00
Marc Allaart Developing an NO2 sonde. Wed 23 Jun 12:15-13:00
Arjan Lampe Evaluation of the Diurnal Cycle of Trace Gases over Beijing as Modelled by Chimere. Wed 1 Jul 12:15-13:00
Christian Frankenberg (SRON) Lower tropospheric HDO/H2O ratios as observed from space and ground. Fri 17 Jul 12:15-13:00
Joke Meijer The Effect of Rotational Raman Scattering on Ozone Profile Retrieval. Wed 2 Sep 12:15-13:00
Geert Vinken Improving modeling of ship NOx emissions in Global Models. Thu 24 Sep 12:15-13:00
Ray Nassar (University of Toronto) CO2 modeling and comparison to TES satellite observations. Tue 29 Sep 12:15-13:00
Jan-Fokke Meirink Observing the diurnal cycle of cloud physical properties over the Sahel. Wed 7 Oct 12:15-13:00
Mark Kroon Ozone Profiles from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument - First Validation and Initial Science Results. Wed 14 Oct 12:15-13:00 (Bleekerzaal)
Deborah Stein-Zweers Using the OMI Aerosol Index to better understand regional aerosol transport. Wed 28 Oct 12:15-13:00 (Bleekerzaal)
Jan Mathijsen (Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving) PM trends in the Netherlands. Mon 16 Nov 12:15-13:00
Folkert Boersma An improved retrieval of tropospheric NO2 from OMI. Thu 26 Nov 12:15-13:00
Reinout Boers Climate Monitoring and KNMI: Lip service to a fundamental government task? Wed 2 Dec 12:15-13:00
Wouter Greuell Evaluation of RACMO top-of-atmosphere fluxes and cloud properties. Thu 10 Dec 12:15-13:00
Ping Wang Surface solar radiation measurement and modeling. Wed 16 Dec 11:45-12:30

Science Meetings 2008
Speaker Title Date Time
Jan Fokke Meirink Constraining atmospheric methane emissions using SCIAMACHY observations. Thu 10 Jan 12:15-13:00
Mark Kroon OMI Total Ozone Column validation and consequences for trend studies. Tue 15 Jan 12:15-13:00
Quintus Kleipool Global surface reflectance derived from 3 years of OMI data. Thu 24 Jan 12:15-13:00
Ronald van der A The scientific use of TEMIS NO2 data. Tue 5 Feb 12:15-13:00
Piet Stammes and Ping Wang Why do we use Lambertian clouds in trace gas retrievals? Tue 12 Feb 12:15-13:00
Henk Eskes Recent developments in air quality modelling. Wed 20 Feb 12:15-13:00
Folkert Boersma Observing NOx air pollution in Israeli cities from the ground and from space. Tue 26 Feb 12:15-13:00
Vincent Huijnen GEMS: the 2003 heatwave and air quality modelling. Wed 19 Mar 12:15-13:00
Roeland van Oss About Earth observations. Wed 10 Apr 11:30-12:15
Alwin Haklander The Brewer-Dobson circulation: interannual variability and climate change. Wed 24 Apr 12:15-13:00
Wouter Gruell Validation of satellite-derived cloud parameters: improvements to the method. Wed 7 May 12:15-13:00
Joris de Vroom The GLOBE spring and autumn aerosol campaigns: results of a new approach. Thu 29 May 12:15-13:00
Ruud Dirksen 3D OMI observations of aerosol plumes released from December 2006 Australian forest fires. Tue 17 Jun 14:30-15:15
Bas Mijling Forecasting and monitoring air quality in China. Tue 15 July 12:15-13:00
Deborah Stein-Zweers LITERATURE: Son et al. [Science, 06-2008]: Southern Hemisphere Atmosphyeric Dynamics. Thu 17 July 12:15-13:00
Geert Vinken Detecting and comparing shipping NOx emissions from space. Mon 25 Aug 12:15-13:00
Gerard Cats Luchtkwaliteit? Luchtvervuiling! Het cynisme van het openbaar bestuur. Fri 12 Sep 12:15-13:00
Jos de Laat Tropospheric O3 column observations from satellites: what have we learned? Thu 18 Sep 12:15-13:00
Piet Stammes Solar radiative forcing by polluted clouds determined from OMI and SCIAMACHY satellite data. Tue 23 Sep 12:15-13:00
Roeland van Oss LITERATURE: Overview of published papers on usage of GOME/SCIA/OMI data. Thu 2 Oct 12:15-13:00
Daniel Spitzer (A-MAPS Environmental/Tradewind) New Source of Air Quality Information: Satellite Air Quality Mapping. Mon 6 Oct 15:30-16:30
Gerd-Jan van Zadelhoff First results from the EUCAARI - IMPACT campaign (17 MB) Thu 30 Oct 12:15-13:00
Lisa Neef Optimizing natural CH4 emissions using isotope and concentration observations. Tue 11 Nov 12:15-13:00
Jennifer Hains Does this AMF make me look fat? Tropospheric NO2 profile shape uncertainties in the DOMINO algorithm. Thu 20 Nov 12:15-13:00
Suzanne Calabretta-Jongen SMOGPROG: toward an operational air quality forecasting for the Netherlands. Tue 25 Nov 12:15-13:00
Ankie Piters UT/LS water vapour from SCIAMACHY. Thu 4 Dec 12:15-13:00
Fred Bosveld The Dutch component of the Integrated Carbon Observation System (ICOS-NL). Tue 9 Dec 13:00-13:45
Twan van Noije Atmospheric chemistry in EC-EARTH. Tue 16 Dec 12:15-13:00
Last updated on 5 July 2010 (Folkert Boersma)