Publications

Scientific publications from the department of Satellite observations

  1. Using self-organising maps to explore ozone profile validation results – SCIAMACHY limb compared to ground-based lidar observations

    Traditional validation of atmospheric profiles is based on the intercomparison of two or more dat...

    JAE van Gijsel, R Zurita Milla, P Stammes, S Godin-Beekmann, T Leblanc, M Marchand, IS McDermid, K Stebel, W Steinbrecht, DPJ Swart | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2015 | 8
  2. A global aerosol classification algorithm incorporating multiple satellite data sets of aerosol and trace gas abundances

    Detecting the optical properties of aerosols using passive satellite-borne measurements alone is ...

    MJM Penning de Vries, S Beirle, C Hörmann, JW Kaiser, P Stammes, LG Tilstra, ONE Tuinder, T Wagner | published | Atm. Chem. Phys. | 2015 | 15
  3. Development and characterisation of a state-of-the-art GOME-2 formaldehyde air-mass factor algorithm

    Space-borne observations of formaldehyde (HCHO) are frequently used to derive surface emissions o...

    W Hewson, MP Barkley, G Gonzalez Abad, H Bösch, T Kurosu, R Spurr, LG Tilstra | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2015 | 8
  4. Comparison of Absorbing Aerosol Index products from GOME-2 and SCIAMACHY

    In this paper we present validation results obtained from a direct comparison between the Absorbi...

    LG Tilstra, ONE Tuinder, M de Graaf, P Stammes | 2015 | 2015 | EUMETSAT | EUMETSAT
  5. Improved spectral fitting of nitrogen dioxide from OMI in the 405 - 465 nm window

    An improved nitrogen dioxide (NO2) slant column density retrieval for the Ozone Monitoring Instru...

    JHGM van Geffen, KF Boersma, M Van Roozendael, F Hendrick, E Mahieu, I De Smedt, M Sneep, JP Veefkind | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2015 | 8
  6. Rapid increases in tropospheric ozone production and export from China

    WW Verstraeten, JL Neu, JE Williams, KW Bowman, JR Worden, KF Boersma | published | Nature Geoscience | 2015 | 8
  7. Constraints on Asian ozone using Aura TES, OMI and Terra MOPITT

    Z Jiang, JR Worden, DBA Jones, JT Lin, WW Verstraeten, DK Heinze | published | Atm. Chem. Phys. | 2015
  8. SeaWinds wind Climate Data Record Product User Manual version 1.3

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

    A Verhoef, A Stoffelen | 2015 | EUMETSAT | 2015
  9. SeaWinds wind Climate Data Record validation report version 1.3

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

    A Verhoef, J Vogelzang, A Stoffelen | 2015 | EUMETSAT | 2015
  10. RapidScat wind Product User Manual version 1.1

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

    A Verhoef, A Stoffelen | 2015 | EUMETSAT | 2015
  11. RapidScat wind validation report version 1.1

    The OSI SAF delivers level 2 wind products with 25 and 50 km Wind Vector Cell (WVC) spacing in ne...

    A Verhoef, J Vogelzang, A Stoffelen | 2015 | EUMETSAT | 2015
  12. Visualizing the ill-posedness of the inversion of a canopy radiative transfer model: A case study for Sentinel-2

    Monitoring biophysical and biochemical vegetation variables in space and time is key to understan...

    R Zurita Milla, VCE Laurent, JAE van Gijsel | accepted | International Journal of Applied Earth Observation | 2015
  13. Copernicus stratospheric ozone service, 2009–2012: validation, system intercomparison and roles of input data sets

    This paper evaluates and discusses the quality of the stratospheric ozone analyses delivered in n...

    K Lefever, RJ van der A, F Baier, Y Christophe, Q Errera, HJ Eskes, J Flemming, A Inness, L Jones, JC Lambert, B Langerock, MG Schultz, O Stein, A Wagner, S Chabrillat | published | Atm. Chem. Phys. | 2015 | 15
  14. Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document for the OSI SAF wind products version 1.2

    Algorithm Theoretical Basis Document (ATBD) for all OSI SAF wind products, providing a general in...

    A Verhoef, A Stoffelen | 2015 | EUMETSAT | 2015
  15. Monitoring and Assessment of Regional air quality in China using space Observations (MARCOPOLO)

    In this paper we will present the FP7-project ’MarcoPolo’. The main objective of Marco Polo is to...

    RJ van der A, J Ding, B Mijling, J Bai | 2014 | 2014 | ESA | ESA SP-724
  16. Sensitivity analysis of NOx emission estimates

    To study the sensitivity of the DECSO algorithm to the type of model, we implemented two versions...

    J Ding, RJ van der A, B Mijling, J Bai | 2014 | 2014 | ESA | ESA SP-724
  17. Impact of HARMONIE high-resolution meteorological forecasts on the air quality simulations of LOTOS-EUROS

    In this study, we couple the LOTOS-EUROS model with high resolution meteorological forecasts from...

    J Ding, HJ Eskes, U Kumar, M Krol | Stageverslag | 1-8-2013 | pp46
  18. Recent Satellite-based Trends of Tropospheric Nitrogen Dioxide over Large Urban Agglomerations Worldwide

    Trends in tropospheric nitrogen dioxide (NO2) columns over 66 large urban agglomerations worldwid...

    P Schneider, WA Lahoz, RJ van der A | published | Atm. Chem. Phys. | 2015 | 15
  19. TROPOMI on the ESA Sentinel-5 Precursor: A GMES mission for global observations of the atmospheric composition for climate, air quality and ozone layer applications

    JP Veefkind, et al. | published | Remote Sens. Environ. | 2015 | 120
  20. Unprecedented Arctic ozone loss in 2011

    GL Manney, ML Santee, M Rex, NJ Livesey, MC Pitts, JP Veefkind, ER Nash, I Wohltmann, R Lehmann, L Froidevaux, LR Poole, MR Schoeberl, DP Haffner, PF Levelt, et al. | published | Nature | 2015 | 478
  21. Observation of slant column NO2 using the super-zoom mode of AURA-OMI

    LC Valin, AR Russell, EJ Bucsela, JP Veefkind, RC Cohen | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2011 | 4
  22. performance of Aeolus in heterogeneous atmospheric conditions using high-resolution radiosonde data

    The European Space Agency Aeolus mission aims to measure wind profiles from space. A major challe...

    XJ Sun, RW Zhang, GJ Marseille, A Stoffelen, D Donovan, L Jiu, J Zhao | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2014 | 7
  23. Linearity aspects of the ensemble of data assimilations technique

    We examine the linearity of the Ensemble of Data Assimilations (EDA) technique with respect to th...

    L Megner, DGH Tan, H Kornich, A Horanyi, A Stoffelen, GJ Marseille | published | Quart. J. Royal Meteor. Soc. | 2014
  24. Aerosol direct radiative effect of smoke over clouds over the southeast Atlantic Ocean from 2006 to 2009

    The aerosol direct radiative effect (DRE) of African smoke was analyzed in cloud scenes over the ...

    M de Graaf, N Bellouin, LG Tilstra, J Haywood, P Stammes | published | Geophys. Res. Lett. | 2014 | 41
  25. Remote sensing of cloud top pressure/height from SEVIRI: analysis of ten current retrieval algorithms

    U Hamann, A Walther, JF Meirink, et al. | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2014 | 7