Publications

Scientific publications from the department of Observations & Data Technology

  1. Mapping atmospheric aerosols with a citizen science network of smartphone spectropolarimeters

    To assess the impact of atmospheric aerosols on health, climate, and air traffic, aerosol propert...

    F Snik, JHH Rietjens, A Apituley, H Volten, B Mijling, A Di Noia, S Heikamp, RC Heinsbroek, OP Hasekamp, JM Smit, J Vonk, DM Stam, G van Harten, J de Boer, CU Keller | published | Geophys. Res. Lett. | 2014
  2. Effect of soil temperature on one-way optical frequency transfer through dense-wavelength-division-multiplexing fibre links

    Results of optical frequency transfer over a carrier-grade dense-wavelength-division-multiplexing...

    TJ Pinkert, O B¨oll, L Willmann, GSM Jansen, EA Dijck, BGHM Groeneveld, R Smets, FC Bosveld, W Ubachs, K Jungmann, KSE Eikema, JCJ Koelemeij | published | Appl. Optics | 2015 | 54
  3. Comparison of automatic and manual precipitation networks in the Netherlands

    This report compares the automatic precipitation network (AN) in the Netherlands with the manual ...

    T Brandsma | published | 2014
  4. Cloud Initialization in the Rapid Update Cycle of HIRLAM

    The Nowcasting Satellite Application Facility (NWC SAF) cloud mask from the Meteosat Second Gener...

    S de Haan, SH van der Veen | published | Weather and Forecasting | 2014 | 29
  5. Contribution of precipitation and reference evapotranspiration to drought indices under different climates

    In this study we analyzed the sensitivity of four drought indices to precipitation (P) and refere...

    SM Vicente-Serrano, G van der Schrier, S Begueria, C Azorin-Molina, JI Lopez-Moreno | submitted | J. Hydrol. | 2014
  6. Shear Capacity as prognostic for nocturnal boundary layer regimes

    Field observations and theoretical analysis are used to investigate the appearance of different n...

    IGS Hooijdonk, JMM Donda, HJM Clercx, FC Bosveld, J Sun, BJH van de Wiel | published | J. Atmos. Sci. | 2015 | 72
  7. Limitations and breakdown of Monin-Obukhov similarity theory for wind profile extrapolation under stable stratification

    The intent of this study is to investigate the limitations of the Monin–Obukhov similarity theory...

    M Optis, A Monahan, FC Bosveld | published | Wind Energy | 2015
  8. Continental-scale radar monitoring of the aerial movements of animals

    Billions of organisms travel through the air, influencing population dynamics, community interact...

    J Shamoun-Baranes, JA Alves, S Bauer, AM Dokter, O Hüppop, J Koistinen, H Leijnse, F Liechti, JR van Gasteren, JW Chapman | published | Movement Ecology | 2014 | 2
  9. (Too) Hot or not? Field experiment with the KNMI thermometer screen

    The design and first results of a field experiment are described to assess the overall uncertaint...

    MJ de Haij, JR Bijma, N Proksch | 2014 | 2014 | WMO
  10. Cloud detection and classification based on MAX-DOAS observations

    Multi-axis differential optical absorption spec- troscopy (MAX-DOAS) observations of aerosols and...

    T Wagner, A Apituley, S Beierle, S Dörner, U Friess, J Remmers, R Shaiganfar | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2014
  11. Standardization of data and methods for calculating daily Tmean, Tn and Tx in the Netherlands for the 1901-1970 period

    In this report we made a reconstruction of the data and methods used to calculate Tmean, 0-0Tn an...

    T Brandsma, R Jilderda, R Sluijter | 14-11-2013 | pp45
  12. Standaardisatie van de historische temperatuurreeksen van het KNMI

    Het KNMI heeft recent de kwaliteit van de temperatuurreeksen van de vijf hoofdstations Den Helder...

    T Brandsma | published | Meteorologica | 2014 | 23
  13. EARLINET: towards an advanced sustainable European aerosol lidar network

    The European Aerosol Research Lidar Network, EARLINET was founded in 2000 as a research project f...

    G Pappalardo, A Amodeo, A Apituley, A Comeron, V Freudenthaler, H Linne, A Ansmann, J Bosenberg, G D'Amico, I Mattis, L Mona, U Wandinger, V Amiridis, L Alados-Arbroledas, D Nicolae | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2014
  14. Modelling stable boundary layers with low winds over snow. Part I: A WRF model validation

    In this paper we evaluate the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) mesoscale meteorological mod...

    HAM Sterk, GJ Steeneveld, P Anderson, FC Bosveld, T Vihma, AAM Holtslag | published | Quart. J. Royal Meteor. Soc. | 2015 | 141
  15. Inzicht in extreme neerslag in de stad op basis van langjarige radardatasets met veel ruimtelijk detail

    Extreme neerslag in de stad kan voor aanzienlijke wateroverlast zorgen. Om meer inzicht in het fu...

    A Overeem | Regenwateroverlast in bebouwd gebied | 2014 | RIONEDreeks 18, Stichting RIONED
  16. Moving Beyond Monin-Obukhov Similarity Theory in Modelling Wind Speed Pro les in the Stable Lower Atmospheric Boundary Layer

    Monin-Obukhov similarity theory (MOST) is commonly used to model the wind speed profile at altitu...

    M Optis, A Monahan, FC Bosveld | published | Bound.-Layer Meteorol. | 2014 | 153
  17. Temperature and snow-mediated moisture controls of summer vegetation photosynthetic activity in northern terrestrial ecosystems between 1982 and 2011

    Recent warming has stimulated the productivity of boreal and Arctic vegetation by reducing temper...

    J Barichivich, KR Briffa, R Myneni, G van der Schrier, W Dorigo, CJ Tucker, TJ Osborn, TM Melvin | accepted | Remote Sensing | 2014
  18. An intercomparison study of ice thickness models in the Netherlands

    Lake models account for the thermodynamic interaction between fresh water lakes and the atmospher...

    EIF de Bruijn, FC Bosveld, EV van der Plas | published | Tellus | 2014 | 66
  19. An alternative index for the contribution of precipitation on very wet days to the total precipitation

    Daily precipitation series from more than 1800 stations across Europe are analyzed for the fracti...

    R Leander, TA Buishand, AMG Klein Tank | published | J. Climate | 2014 | 27
  20. Projections of precipitation extremes based on a regional, non-stationary peaks-over-threshold approach: A case study for the Netherlands and north-western Germany

    Projections of extreme precipitation are of great importance, considering the potential severe im...

    M Roth, A Buishand, G Jongbloed, AMG Klein Tank, JH van Zanten | published | Weather and Climate Extremes | 2014 | 4
  21. The effects of urbanization on the rise of the European temperature since 1960

    The effects of urbanization on the rise of the European daily mean temperature is quantified by c...

    A Chrysanthou, G van der Schrier, EJM van den Besselaar, AMG Klein Tank, T Brandsma | published | Geophys. Res. Lett. | 2014 | 41
  22. Mei-juni 2013: Extreme neerslag in Midden-Europa

    Eind mei en begin juni 2013 viel er in een groot gebied in Midden-Europa een extreme hoeveelheid ...

    G van der Schrier, EJM van den Besselaar, R Leander, G Verver, AMG Klein Tank, J Beersma, GJ van Oldenborgh, M Plieger, R Renshaw, P Bissoli | published | Meteorologica | 2013
  23. Global warming and changes in drought

    KE Trenberth, A Dai, G van der Schrier, PD Jones, J Barichivich, KR Briffa, J Sheffield | published | Nature Climate Change | 2013
  24. Evaluating the performance of commonly used gas analysers for methane eddy covariance flux measurements: the InGOS inter-comparison field experiment

    The performance of eight fast-response methane (CH4) gas analysers suitable for eddy covariance f...

    O Peltola, A Hensen, C Helfter, L Belelli Marchesini, FC Bosveld, WCM van den Bulk, Elbers, Haapanala, Holst, Laurila, Lindroth, Nemitz, Röckmann, Vermeulen, Mammarella | published | Biogeosciences | 2014 | 11
  25. Identification and uncertainty estimation of vertical reflectivity profiles using a Lagrangian approach to support quantitative precipitation measurements by weather radar

    P Hazenberg, PJJF Torfs, H Leijnse, G Delrieu, R Uijlenhoet | published | J. Geophys. Res. | 2013 | 118