Publications

Scientific publications from the department of Observations & Data Technology

  1. Transition towards a new ceilometer network in the Netherlands: challenges and experiences

    KNMI renews all cloud ceilometers in its national meteorological observing network in 2016 and 20...

    MJ de Haij, A Apituley, W Koetse, HI Bloemink | 2016 | 2016 | WMO
  2. Record-breaking warming and extreme drought in the Amazon rainforest during the course of El Nino 2015-2016

    The El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is the main driver of interannual climate extremes in Ama...

    JC Jiemex-Munoz, C Mattar, J Barichivich, A Santamaria-Artigas, K Takahashi, Y Malhi, JA Sobrino, G van der Schrier | published | Scientific Reports | 2016 | 6
  3. Het WOW-NL netwerk: 1 jaar later

    Op 24 april was het precies een jaar geleden dat het KNMI het crowdsourcing initiatief WOW-NL lan...

    MJ de Haij, M Koole, J Noteboom, PS Siegmund | published | Meteorologica | 2016
  4. Monitoring global drought using the self-calibrating Palmer Drought Severity Index

    TJ Osborn, J Barichivich, I Harris, G van der Schrier, PD Jones | published | Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. | 2016
  5. Opmerkingen en antwoorden naar aanleiding van het artikel "Regent het meer in de Randstad?"

    Naar aanleiding van ons artikel “Regent het meer in de Randstad?” in de Meteorologica van decembe...

    E Daniels, A Overeem | published | Meteorologica | 2016 | 25
  6. Two and a half years of country-wide rainfall maps using radio links from commercial cellular telecommunication networks

    Although rainfall estimation employing microwave links from cellular telecommunication networks i...

    A Overeem, H Leijnse, R Uijlenhoet | published | Water Resour. Res. | 2016 | 52
  7. First-year evaluation of GPM rainfall over the Netherlands: IMERG Day 1 Final Run (V03D)

    The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) mission is the successor to the Tropical Rainfall Meas...

    MF Rios Gaona, A Overeem, H Leijnse, R Uijlenhoet | published | J. Hydrometeor. | 2016 | 17
  8. Inferring 222Radon soil fluxes from ambient 222Radon activity and eddy covariance measurements of CO2

    We present a new methodology, which we call Single Pair of Observations Technique with Eddy Covar...

    S van der Laan, SN Manohar, AT Vermeulen, FC Bosveld, HAJ Meijer, AC Manning, MK van der Molen, IT van der Laan-Luijkx | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2016
  9. The effect of differences between rainfall measurement techniques on groundwater and discharge simulations in a lowland catchment

    Several rainfall measurement techniques are available for hydrological applications, each with it...

    CC Brauer, A Overeem, H Leijnse, R Uijlenhoet | published | Hydrol. Proc. | 2016 | 30
  10. EARLINET instrument intercomparison campaigns: overview on strategy and results

    This paper introduces the recent European Aerosol Research Lidar Network (EARLINET) quality-assur...

    U Wandinger, V Freudenthaler, H Baars, A Amodeo, R Engelmann, I Mattis, S Groß, G Pappalardo, A Giunta, G D'Amico, A Chaikovsky, F Osipenko, A Apituley, KM Wilson, M de Graaf | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2016 | 9
  11. Observing Boundary-Layer Winds from Hot-Air Balloon Flights

    High-resolution upper-air wind observations are sparse, and additional observations are a welcome...

    EIF de Bruijn, S de Haan, FC Bosveld, B Wichers Schreur, AAM Holtslag | published | Weather and Forecasting | 2016 | 31
  12. Retrieval algorithm for rainfall mapping from microwave links in a cellular communication network

    Microwave links in commercial cellular communication networks hold a promise for areal rainfall m...

    A Overeem, H Leijnse, R Uijlenhoet | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2016 | 9
  13. A two-component generalized extreme value distribution for precipitation frequency analysis

    A two-component generalized extreme value (TCGEV) distribution is introduced based on the assumpt...

    Z Rulfova, TA Buishand, M Roth, J Kysely | published | J. Hydrol. | 2016 | 534
  14. Focus on climate projections for adaptation strategies

    Most papers in this focus issue on 'climate and climate impact projections for adaptation strateg...

    A Feijt, C Appenzeller, P Siegmund, H von Storch | published | Environmental Research Letters | 2016 | 11
  15. Regent het meer in de Randstad?

    Voor Amerikaanse steden is meermalen aangetoond dat er meer of intensievere neerslag “benedenwind...

    E Daniels, A Overeem | published | Meteorologica | 2015 | 24
  16. Modeling European hot spells using extreme value analysis

    Atmospheric blocking in mainland Europe is often cited as the cause of extremely high temperature...

    CS Photiadou, MR Jones, D Keellings, CF Dewes | published | Climate Research | 2014 | 58
  17. Role of synoptic- and meso-scales on the evolution of the boundary-layer wind profile over a coastal region: the near-coast diurnal acceleration

    The contributions of synoptic- and meso-scales to the boundary layer wind profile evolution in a ...

    PA Jiminez, J Vila-Guerau de Arellano, J Dudhia, FC Bosveld | published | Meteor. Atmos. Phys. | 2016 | 128
  18. Verdamping in de hydrologie

    Aanleiding van het schrijven van dit boek is dat op 17-sep-2009 de Nederlandse Hydrologen Verenig...

    G van den Eertwegh, P Bartolomeus, FP Bierkens, FC Bosveld, P Droogers, J Heijkers, E Moors, C van der Tol | published | 2015 | Nederlandse Hydrologen Vereniging en STOWA
  19. Clear-sky stable boundary layers with low winds over snow-covered surfaces. Part 2: Process sensitivity

    This study evaluates the relative impact of snow-surface coupling, long-wave radiation, and turbu...

    HAM Sterk, GJ Steeneveld, FC Bosveld, T Vihma, PS Anderson, AAM Holtslag | published | Quart. J. Royal Meteor. Soc. | 2015
  20. Studying the spatial variability of methane flux with five eddy covariance towers of varying Height

    In this study, the spatial representativeness of eddy covariance (EC) methane (CH4) measurements ...

    O Peltola, A Hensen, L Belelli Marchesini, C Helfter, FC Bosveld, WCM van den Bulk, S Haapanala, J van Huissteden, T Laurila, A Lindroth, E Nemitz, T Röckmann, AT Vermeulen, I Mammarella | published | Agricultural and Forest Meteorology | 2015 | 214
  21. A thermodynamically based model for actual evapotranspiration of an extensive grass field close to FAO reference, suitable for remote sensing application

    A thermodynamically based model is presented to estimate daily actual evapotranspiration, ET, of ...

    HAR de Bruin, IF Trigo, FC Bosveld, JF Meirink | published | J. Hydrometeor. | 2016 | 17
  22. Relationship between sunshine duration and temperature trends across Europe since the second half of the twentieth century

    Global radiation is a fundamental source of energy in the climate system. A significant impact of...

    EJM van den Besselaar, A Sanchez-Lorenzo, M Wild, AMG Klein Tank, ATJ de Laat | accepted | J. Geophys. Res. | 2015
  23. Improving rainfall measurement in gauge poor regions thanks to mobile telecommunication networks

    87 participants from 18 countries met to discuss the prospect for rainfall measurement and high-r...

    M Gosset, H Kunstmann, F Zougmore, F Cazenave, H Leijnse, R Uijlenhoet, C Chwala, F Keis, A Doumounia, B Boubacar, M Kacou, P Alpert, H Messer, J Rieckermann, J Hoedjes | published | Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. | 2016 | 97
  24. Study of aerosol hygroscopic events over the Cabauw experimental site for atmospheric research (CESAR) using the multi-wavelength Raman lidar Caeli Study of aerosol hygroscopic events over the Cabauw experimental site for atmospheric research (CESAR)

    This article presents a study of aerosol optical and microphysical properties under different rel...

    AJ Frenandez, A Apituley, I Veselovskii, A Suvorina, J Henzing, M Pujadas, B Artinano | published | Atmos. Environm. | 2015 | 120
  25. Old World megadroughts and pluvials during the Common Era

    Climate model projections suggest widespread drying in the Mediterranean Basin and wetting in Fen...

    ER Cook, R Seager, Y Kushnir, KR Briffa, U Buntgen, D Frank, PJ Krusic, W Tegel, G van der Schrier, et al. | published | Science | 2015