Publications

Scientific publications from the department of Satellite observations

  1. Global observations of aerosol-cloud-precipitation-climate interactions

    Cloud drop condensation nuclei (CCN) and ice nuclei (IN) particles determine to a large extent cl...

    D Rosenfeld, M O Andreae, A Asmi, M Chin, G de Leeuw, DP Donovan, R Kahn, S Kinne, N Kivekäs, M Kulmala, W Lau, K Sebastian Schmidt, T Suni, T Wagner, M Wild | published | Reviews of Geophysics | 2014 | 52
  2. THE EARTHCARE SATELLITE: The next step forward in global measurements of clouds, aerosols, precipitation and radiation.

    The collective representation within global models of aerosol, cloud, precipitation, and their ra...

    IJ Illingworth, HW Barker, A Beljaars, M Ceccaldi, H Chepfer, J Cole, J Delanoë, C Domenech, DP Donovan, S Fukuda, M Hirakata, RJ Hogan, A Huenerbein, P Kollias, GJ van Zadelhoff | published | Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. | 2014
  3. AEROPRO: Aerosol Profile Retrieval Concept Development and Validation for Sentinel-4

    Sentinel-4 (S-4) will be an operational satellite mission in geostationary orbit aiming at contin...

    P Stammes, A Apituley, AFJ Sanders, OM Vieitez, JF de Haan | 2014 | ESA | 2014
  4. Naked eye visibility of Sirius in broad daylight

    GP Konnen, J Tinbergen, P Stammes | published | Appl. Optics | 2015 | 54
  5. Modelling seasonal and multi annual variation in bank vole populations and nephropathia epidemica

    S Amirpour Haredasht, JC Taylor, P Maes, J Clement, WW Verstraeten, M Van Ranst, P Coppin, D Berckmans, J-M Aerts | published | Biosystems engineering | 2014 | 121
  6. Analysis of actinic flux profiles measured from an ozone sonde balloon

    P Wang, M Allaart, WH Knap, P Stammes | submitted | Atm. Chem. Phys. | 2014
  7. Characterization of OMI tropospheric NO2 over the Baltic Sea region

    This work presents a characterization of tropospheric NO2 columns based on case-study analysis in...

    I Ialongo, J Hakkarainen, N Hyttinen, JP Jalkanen, L Johansson, KF Boersma, N Krotkov, J Tamminen | published | Atm. Chem. Phys. | 2014
  8. Retrieving hurricane wind speeds using cross-polarization C-band measurements

    Hurricane-force wind speeds can have a large societal impact and in this paper microwave C-band c...

    GJ van Zadelhoff, A Stoffelen, PW Vachon, J Wolfe, J Horstmann, M Belmonte-Rivas | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2014 | 7
  9. The Benefit of HH and VH Polarizations in Retrieving Extreme Wind Speeds for an ASCAT-Type Scatterometer

    The wind retrieval performance of a fixed fan-beam scatterometer operating at C-band in VV polari...

    M Belmonte-Rivas, A Stoffelen, GJ van Zadelhoff | published | IEEE Gosci. Remote Sensing Letters | 2014 | 52
  10. Satellite observations indicate substantial spatiotemporal variability in biomass burning NOx emission factors for South America

    Biomass burning is an important contributor to global total emissions of NOx (NO+NO2). Generally ...

    P Castellanos, KF Boersma, GR van der Werf | published | Atm. Chem. Phys. | 2014
  11. Anthropogenic emissions of NOx over China: Reconciling the difference of inverse modeling results using GOME-2 and OMI measurement

    Inverse modeling using satellite observations of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) columns has been extensiv...

    D Gu, Y Wang, C Smeltzer, KF Boersma | published | J. Geophys. Res. | 2015 | 119
  12. Global lightning NOx production estimated by an assimilation of multiple satellite data sets

    The global source of lightning-produced NOx (LNOx) is estimated by assimilating observations of N...

    K Miyazaki, HJ Eskes, K Sudo, C Zhang | published | Atm. Chem. Phys. | 2014 | 14
  13. Intercomparison of daytime stratospheric NO2 satellite retrievals and model simulations

    This paper evaluates the agreement between stratospheric NO2 retrievals from infrared limb sounde...

    M Belmonte Rivas, P Veefkind, F Boersma, P Levelt, H Eskes, J Gille | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2014 | 7
  14. Offshore wind climatology based on synergetic use of Envisat ASAR, ASCAT and QuikSCAT

    Highlights: • We combine satellite surface ocean wind vector data from three satellites. • Offsho...

    C Hasager, A Mouche, M Badger, F Bingol, I Karagali, T Driesenaar, A Stoffelen, A Pina, N Longepe | published | Remote Sens. Environ. | 2014 | 156
  15. Global aerosol effect retrieval from passive hyperspectral measurements

    Absorbing aerosols can have a significant local direct radiative effect (DRE), while the global a...

    M de Graaf, LG Tilstra, P Stammes | 2013 | 2013 | ESA-ESTEC
  16. Systematic aerosol characterization by combining UV aerosol indices with trace gas concentrations

    Knowledge of aerosol type or source is of importance for the calculation of aerosol radiative eff...

    MJM Penning de Vries, S Beirle, C Hörmann, JW Kaiser, LG Tilstra, ONE Tuinder, P Stammes, T Wagner | 2014 | 2014 | EUMETSAT | EUMETSAT
  17. estimation of background error correlation functions

    The aim of this work is to find optimal error correlation functions that enable 2DVAR to arrive a...

    J Vogelzang, A Stoffelen | published | 2014
  18. Extended triple collocation: estimating errors and correlation coefficients with respect to an unknown target

    Calibration and validation of geophysical measurement systems typically requires knowledge of the...

    KA McColl, J Vogelzang, AG Konings, D Entekhabi, M Piles, A Stoffelen | published | Geophys. Res. Lett. | 2014 | 41
  19. SDP User Manual and Reference Guide version 2.2

    User manual of the SeaWinds Data Processor (SDP)

    J Vogelzang, A Verhoef, J Verspeek, J de Kloe, A Stoffelen | 2014 | EUMETSAT | 2014
  20. SDP Test Report version 2.2

    Test report for the Seawinds Data Processor (SDP)

    J Vogelzang, A Verhoef, J Verspeek, J de Kloe, A Stoffelen | 2014 | EUMETSAT | 2014
  21. [Global Climate] Stratospheric ozone [in

    In 2013, the vast majority of the monitored climate variables reported here maintained trends est...

    M Weber, W Steinbrecht, RJ van der A, M Coldewey-Egbers, VE Fioletov, SM Frith, CS Long, D Loyola, JD Wild | published | Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. | 2014 | 95
  22. DEZE VERWIJDEREN SVP, STAAT ER DUBBEL IN

    Calibration and validation of geophysical measurement systems typically requires knowledge of the...

    KA McColl, J Vogelzang, AG Konings, D Entekhabi, M Piles, A Stoffelen | accepted | Geophys. Res. Lett. | 2014
  23. Using MAX-DOAS measurements of tropospheric NO2 columns for MACC-II validation

    AM Blechschmidt, H Eskes, F Hendrick, U Kumar, E Peters, G Pinardi, AJM Piters, A Richter, M Van Roozendael, T Vlemmix | 2014 | 2014
  24. Guidelines and tools for collocation of IAGOS data with satellite data

    AJM Piters, Y Bennouna, B Barret | 2014 | 2014
  25. MAX-DOAS observations of aerosols, formaldehyde and nitrogen dioxide in the Beijing area: comparison of two profile retrieval approaches

    T Vlemmix, F Hendrick, G Pinardi, I De Smedt, C Fayt, C Hermans, A Piters, P Wang, P Levelt, M Van Roozendael | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2015 | 8