Research & development

Research & development at KNMI is mission-driven. The scientific activities are divided over four R&D departments

Departments

  1. CERRA, the Copernicus European Regional Reanalysis system

    A regional reanalysis has been produced for a domain covering entire Europe from 1984 to 2021. Th...

    Martin Ridal, Eric Bazile, Patrick Le Moigne, Roger Randriamampianina, Semjon Schimanke, Ulf Andrae, Lars Berggren, Pierre Brousseau, Per Dahlgren, Lisette Edvinsson, Adam El-Said, Michael Glinton, Susanna Hagelin, Susanna Hopsch, Ludvig Isaksson, Paulo Medeiros, Esbjörn Olsson, Per Unden, Zheng Qi Wang | Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society | 2024 | 150
  2. KNMI'23 climate scenarios for the Netherlands: storyline scenarios of regional climate change

    This paper presents the methodology for the construction of the KNMI'23 national climate scenario...

    K van der Wiel, J Beersma, H van den Brink, F Krikken, F Selten, C Severijns, A Sterl, E van Meijgaard, T Reerink, R van Dorland | Earth's Future | 2024 | 12
  3. Compound flood impacts from Hurricane Sandy on New York City in climate-driven storylines

    High impact events like Hurricane Sandy (2012) significantly affect society and decision-making a...

    HMD Goulart, IB Lazaro, L van Garderen, K van der Wiel, D Le Bars, E Koks, B van den Hurk | Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences | 2024 | 24
  4. An Intercomparison of Precipitation Gauges at KNMI in De Bilt, Netherlands

    The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI) conducted an intercomparison of precipitati...

    M. Quinlan | --2024 | pp19 p.
  5. Investigating the impact of coupling HARMONIE-WINS50 (cy43) meteorology to LOTOS-EUROS (v2.2.002) on a simulation of NO2 concentrations over the Netherlands

    Meteorological fields calculated by numerical weather prediction (NWP) models drive offline chemi...

    Andrés Yarce Botero, Michiel van Weele, Arjo Segers, Pier Siebesma, and Henk Eskes | Geosci. Model Dev | 2024 | 17
  6. A directional surface reflectance climatology determined from TROPOMI observations

    In this paper, we introduce a spectral surface reflectivity climatology based on observations mad...

    L.G. Tilstra, M. de Graaf, V.J.H. Trees, P. Litvinov, O. Dubovik, P. Stammes | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2024 | 17
  7. Ambient ultraviolet-B radiation, supplements and other factors interact to impact vitamin D status differently depending on ethnicity: a cross-sectional study

    Background & aims Many determinants of vitamin D status have been well-described, yet supp...

    Brennan, M.M., van Geffen, J., van Weele, M., Zgaga, L. and Shraim | Clinical Nutrition | 2024 | 43
  8. PGV levels and location uncertainty for the Emlichheim 24-03-2024 event

    The Emlichheim event on 24-03-2024 with a local magnitude of 2.14 was detected by the KNMI networ...

    E. Ruigrok, J. Spetzler and P. Kruiver | --2024 | pp8
  9. The European Volcano Observatories and their use of the aviation colour code system

    Volcano observatories (VOs) around the world are required to maintain surveillance of their volca...

    Barsotti Sara, Scollo Simona , Macedonio Giovanni, Felpeto Alicia, Peltier Aline, Vougioukalakis Georgios, de Zeeuw van Dalfsen Elske, Ottemöller Lars, Pimentel Adriano, Komorowski Jean‑Christophe. Loughlin Susan, Carmo Rita, Coltelli Mauro, Corbeau Jordane Vye‑Brown Charlotte, Di Vito Mauro, Jean‑Bernard de Chabalier, Ferreira Teresa, R., Fontaine Fabrice, Lemarchand Arnaud, · Marques Rui, Medeiros Joana, Moretti Roberto, Pfeffer Melissa Anne, Saurel Jean‑Marie, Vlastelic Ivan, Vogfjörd Kristín, Engwell Samantha, Salerno Giuseppe | Bulletin of Volcanology | 2024 | 68 (23)
  10. De staat van ons klimaat in 2023 = The state of Our Climate in 2023: Weather in Caribbean Netherlands in a Changing Climate = Estado di nos Klima 2023: Wer na Hulanda Karibense den tempunan di kambio di Klima

    Het weer in het Caribisch gebied werd in 2023 sterk beïnvloed door La Niña, die rond maart ten ei...

    Nadia Bloemendaal, Carine Homan, Iris Keizer, Eva van der Kooij, Frédérik Ruijs, Peter Siegmund, Bart Verheggen | --2024 | pp20

About KNMI

The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)

Is the dutch national weather service. Primary tasks of KNMI are weather forecasting, and monitoring of weather, climate and seismic activity. KNMI is also the national research and information centre for meteorology, climate, air quality, and seismology