Publications

Scientific publications from the department of Satellite observations

  1. Anthropogenic sulphur dioxide load over China as observed from different satellite sensors

    China, with its rapid economic growth and immense exporting power, has been the focus of many stu...

    ME Koukouli, DS Balis, RJ van der A, N Theys, P Hedelt, A Richter, N Krotkov, C Li, M Taylor | published | Atmos. Environm. | 2016
  2. Validation of ash optical depth and layer height retrieved from passive satellite sensors using EARLINET and airborne lidar data: the case of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption

    The vulnerability of the European airspace to volcanic eruptions was brought to the attention of ...

    D Balis, ME Koukouli, N Siomos, S Dimopoulos, L Mona, G Pappalardo, F Marenco, L Clarisse, LJ Ventress, E Carboni, RG Grainger, P Wang, G Tilstra, RJ van der A, N Theys | published | Atm. Chem. Phys. | 2016 | 16
  3. Recent reduction in NOx emissions over China: synthesis of satellite observations and emission inventories

    Tropospheric nitrogen dioxide (NO2) column densities detected from space are widely used to infer...

    F Liu, Q Zhang, RJ van der A, B Zheng, D Tong, L Yan, Y Zheng, K He | published | Environmental Research Letters | 2016 | 11
  4. The impact of the ozone effective temperature on satellite validation using the Dobson spectrophotometer network

    The main aim of the paper is to demonstrate an approach for post-processing of the Dobson spectro...

    ME Koukouli, M Zara, C Lerot, K Fragkos, D Balis, M Van Roozendael, MAF Allaart, RJ van der A | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2016 | 9
  5. Substantial Underestimation of Post-Harvest Burning Emissions in the North China Plain Revealed by Multi-Species Space Observations

    The large-scale burning of crop residues in the North China Plain (NCP), one of the most densely ...

    T Stavrakou, JF Muller, M Bauwens, I De Smedt, C Lerot, M Van Roozendael, PF Coheur, C Clerbaux, KF Boersma, RJ van der A, Y Song | published | Scientific Reports | 2016 | 6
  6. Long-Term Scatterometer Wind Climate Data Records

    The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) Ocean and ...

    A Verhoef, J Vogelzang, J Verspeek, A Stoffelen | accepted | IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth O | 2016
  7. Analysis of geostationary satellite derived cloud parameters associated with high ice water content environments

    We present a newly developed high ice water content mask (High IWC) based on measurements of the ...

    ATJ de Laat, et al. | submitted | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2016
  8. Unequivocal Confirmation of the Onset of Stratospheric Ozone Recovery in the Antarctic Ozone Hole

    In this paper we evaluate the long-term changes in ozone depletion within the Antarctic ozone hol...

    ATJ de Laat, M van Weele, RJ van der A | submitted | J. Geophys. Res. | 2016
  9. The Deep Atmospheric Boundary Layer and Its Significance to the Stratosphere and Troposphere Exchange over the Tibetan Plateau

    In this study the depth of the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL) over the Tibetan Plateau was meas...

    X Chen, JA Anel, Z Su, L de la Torre, H Kelder, JCA van Peet, Y Ma | published | PLOS One | 2013 | 8
  10. Assessment and tuning of data assimilation systems using passive observations

    Independent observations can be used to diagnose and tune a data assimilation (DA) system. Analys...

    GJ Marseille, J Barkmeijer, S de Haan, W Verkley | published | Quart. J. Royal Meteor. Soc. | 2016 | 142
  11. MyWave - Validation of coastal forecasts

    Work package 2 (WP2) of the MyWave project focusses on increasing the use of earth observations b...

    S Caires, GJ Marseille, M Verlaan, A Stoffelen | published | 2016
  12. PRODUCT USER MANUAL For Wind- Global Ocean L3 Wind WIND_GLO_WIND_L3_NRT_OBSERVATIONS_012_002

    This guide describes the data product files from the CMEMS KNMI Production Unit, what data servic...

    T Driesenaar, J de Kloe, A Stoffelen, V Forneris, B Hacket | 2016 | COPERNICUS OSI_TAC | 2016
  13. QUALITY INFORMATION DOCUMENT For the Global Ocean Wind Products

    This document describes the quality of the global ocean near-real-time daily L3 wind product (WIN...

    T Driesenaar, A Bentamy, J de Kloe, A Stoffelen, B Hackett | 2016 | Copernicus, OSI-TAC | 2016
  14. Evaluating and Extending the Ocean Wind Climate Data Record

    Satellite sensors have been systematically measuring near-surface ocean winds for nearly 30 years...

    F Wentz, D Long, M Bourassa, E Rodriguez, And many others from, R Hoffman, L O'Neill, L Ricciardulli, DK Smith, A Stoffelen, A Verhoef, D Vandemark, T Farrar | published | Int. Ocean Vector Wind Science Team (IOVWST) | 2016
  15. The Sensitivity of AOD Retrieval to Aerosol Type and Vertical Distribution over Land with MODIS Data

    This study is to evaluate the sensitivity of Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD τ) to aerosol vertical pr...

    Y Wu, M de Graaf, M Menenti | published | Remote Sensing | 2016 | 9
  16. How big is an OMI pixel?

    The Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) is a push-broom imaging spectrometer, observing solar...

    M de Graaf, H Sihler, LG Tilstra, P Stammes | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2016 | 9
  17. ASCAT L2 winds Data Record validation report version 1.2

    This report contains validation information about the Metop-A/ASCAT wind Climate Data Record (CDR...

    A Verhoef, J Vogelzang, A Stoffelen | 2016 | EUMETSAT | 2016
  18. ASCAT L2 winds Data Record Product User Manual version 1.2

    Product User Manual of the Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility (OSI SAF) reprocessed...

    A Verhoef, A Stoffelen | 2016 | EUMETSAT | 2016
  19. Development, production and evaluation of aerosol climate data records from european satellite observations (Aerosol_cci)

    Producing a global and comprehensive description of atmospheric aerosols requires integration of ...

    T Popp, ............, D Stein Zweers, ............, LG Tilstra, ............, P Veefkind, ............, Y Xue | published | Remote Sensing | 2016 | 8
  20. CMOD7

    A new GMF is being developed for C-band scatterometers. CMOD6 is used for ERS and ASCAT and is va...

    JA Verspeek, A Stoffelen | 2016 | KNMI | 2016
  21. Overview of the O3M SAF GOME-2 operational atmospheric composition and UV radiation data products and data availability

    The three Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment-2 instruments will provide unique and long data sets...

    S Hassinen, P Stammes, LG Tilstra | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2016 | 9
  22. ASCAT Wind Product User Manual version 1.14

    Product User Manual of the Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility (OSI SAF) and EUMETSA...

    A Verhoef, A Stoffelen | 2016 | EUMETSAT | 2016
  23. RapidScat wind Product User Manual version 1.2

    Product User Manual of the Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility (OSI SAF) RapidScat w...

    A Verhoef, A Stoffelen | 2016 | EUMETSAT | 2016
  24. Reprocessed SeaWinds L2 winds validation report version 1.4

    This report contains validation information about the QuikSCAT/SeaWinds wind Climate Data Record ...

    A Verhoef, J Vogelzang, A Stoffelen | 2016 | EUMETSAT | 2016
  25. Reprocessed SeaWinds L2 winds Product User Manual version 1.4

    Product User Manual of the Ocean and Sea Ice Satellite Application Facility (OSI SAF) reprocessed...

    A Verhoef, A Stoffelen | 2016 | EUMETSAT | 2016