Publications

Scientific publications from the department of Satellite observations

  1. Intertidal Topographic Maps and Morphological Changes in the German Wadden Sea between 1996–1999 and 2006–2009 from the Waterline Method and SAR Images

    The Dutch, German, and Danish Wadden Sea is one of the largest tidal flats in the world which has...

    Li, Z.; Heygster, G.; Notholt, J. | IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl. Earth Obs. Remote Sens | 2014 | 7
  2. Monitoring Beach Topography and Nearshore Bathymetry Using Spaceborne Remote Sensing: A Review

    With high anthropogenic pressure and the effects of climate change (e.g., sea level rise) on coas...

    Salameh, E.; Frappart, F.; Almar, R.; Baptista, P.; Heygster, G.; Lubac, B.; Raucoules, D.; Almeida, L.P.; Bergsma, E.W.J.; Capo, S.; De Michele, M.; Idier, D.; Li, Z.; Marieu, V.; Poupardin, A.; Silva, P.A.; Turki, I.; Laignel, B. | Remote Sensing | 2019 | 11
  3. Direct Retrieval of NO2 Vertical Columns from UV-Vis (390-495 nm) Spectral Radiances Using a Neural Network

    Satellite retrievals of columnar nitrogen dioxide (NO2) are essential for the characterization of...

    Li, C., Xu, X., Liu, X., Wang, J., Sun, K., van Geffen, J., Zhu, Q., Ma, J., Jin, J., Qin, K., He, Q., Xie, P., Ren, B. and Cohen, R.C. | J. Remote Sensing | 2022 | 2022
  4. Decadal variabilities in tropospheric nitrogen oxides over United States, Europe, and China

    Global trends in tropospheric nitrogen dioxide (NO2) have changed dramatically in the past decade...

    Jiang, Z., Zhu, R., Miyazaki, K., McDonald, B. C., Klimont, Z., Zheng, B., K. F. Boersma, Q. Zhang, H. Worden, J. R. Worden, D. K. Henze, D. B. A. Jones, H. A. C. Denier van der Gon, H. Eskes | Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres | 2022 | 127
  5. Deep Learning for Solar Irradiance Nowcasting: A Comparison of a Recurrent Neural Network and Two Traditional Methods

    This paper aims to improve short-term forecasting of clouds to accelerate the usability of solar ...

    Dennis Knol, Fons de Leeuw, Jan Fokke Meirink, Valeria V. Krzhizhanovskaya | 2021
  6. Supermodding – A special footprint operator for mesoscale data assimilation using scatterometer winds

    Satellite observation footprints may extend over many grid points of a high-resolution limited-ar...

    Máté Mile, Roger Randriamampianina, Gert-Jan Marseille and Ad Stoffelen | Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society | 2021 | 147
  7. Aerosol Absorption over Land Derived from the Ultra-Violet Aerosol Index by Deep Learning.

    Quantitative measurements of aerosol absorptive properties, e.g., the absorbing aerosol optical d...

    J. Sun, P. Veefkind, P. Van Velthoven, P. Levelt | IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing | 2021 | 14
  8. The November 2019 record high water levels in Venice, Italy

    In the week from 11 to 18 November 2019, the city of Venice in Italy experienced four exceptional...

    Rianne Giesen, Emanuela Clementi, Marco Bajo, Ivan Federico, Ad Stoffelen and Rosalia Santoleri | Journal of Operational Oceanography (Copernicus Marine Service Ocean State Report, Issue 5) | 2021 | 14:sup1
  9. A generalized simulation capability for rotating- beam scatterometers

    Rotating-beam wind scatterometers exist in two types: rotating fan-beam and rotating pencil-beam...

    Zhen Li, Ad Stoffelen, Anton Verhoef | Atmos. Meas. Tech. | 2019 | 12
  10. Numerical Weather Prediction Ocean Calibration for the Chinese-French Oceanography Satellite Wind Scatterometer and Wind Retrieval Evaluation

    The rotating fan-beam architecture wind scatterometer Chinese-French Oceanography Satellite (CSC...

    Zhen Li, Ad Stoffelen, Anton Verhoef, Jeroen Verspeek | Earth and Space Science | 2021 | 8
  11. Evolution of an Atmospheric Kármán Vortex Street From High‐Resolution Satellite Winds: Guadalupe Island Case Study

    Vortex streets formed in the stratocumulus‐capped wake of mountainous islands are the atmospheri...

    Á. Horváth, W. Bresky, J. Daniels , J. Vogelzang , A. Stoffelen , J.L. Carr, D.L. Wu, C. Seethala, T. Günther, and S.A. Buehler | Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres | 2020 | 125
  12. Quadruple Collocation Analysis of In-Situ, Scatterometer, and NWP Winds

    Triple collocation is an established technique for retrieving linear calibration coefficients an...

    Jur Vogelzang and Ad Stoffelen | Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans | 2021 | 126
  13. First retrieval of absorbing aerosol height over dark target using TROPOMI oxygen B band: Algorithm development and application for surface particulate matter estimates

    Constraint of the vertical distribution of aerosol particles is crucial for the study of aerosol ...

    Xi Chen, Jun Wang, Xiaoguang Xu, Meng Zhou, Huanxin Zhang, Lorena Castro Garcia, Peter R. Colarco, Scott J. Janz, John Yorks, Matthew McGill, Jeffrey S. Reid, Martin de Graaf, Shobha Kondragunta | Remote Sensing of Environment | 2021 | 265
  14. Quantification of nitrogen oxides emissions from build-up of pollution over Paris with TROPOMI

    Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is a regulated air pollutant that is of particular concern in many cities,...

    A. Lorente, K. F. Boersma, H. J. Eskes, J. P. Veefkind, J. H. G. M. van Geffen, M. B. de Zeeuw, H. A. C. Denier van der Gon, S. Beirle & M. C. Krol | Scientific Reports | 2019 | 9
  15. Benefit of ozone observations from Sentinel-5P and future Sentinel-4 missions on tropospheric composition

    We present an observing simulated system experiment (OSSE) dedicated to evaluate the potential ad...

    Quesada-Ruiz, S., Attié, J.-L., Lahoz, W. A., Abida, R., Ricaud, P., El Amraoui, L., Zbinden, R., Piacentini, A., Joly, M., Eskes, H., Segers, A., Curier, L., de Haan, J., Kujanpää, J., Oude Nijhuis, A. C. P., Tamminen, J., Timmermans, R., and Veefkind, P. | Atmos. Meas. Tech. | 2020 | 13
  16. Comparison of TROPOMI/Sentinel-5 Precursor NO2 observations with ground-based measurements in Helsinki

    We present a comparison between satellite-based TROPOMI (TROPOspheric Monitoring Instrument) NO2p...

    Ialongo, I., Virta, H., Eskes, H., Hovila, J., and Douros, J | Atmos. Meas. Tech. | 2020 | 13
  17. Comparison of tropospheric NO2 columns from MAX-DOAS retrievals and regional air quality model simulations

    Multi-axis differential optical absorption spectroscopy (MAX-DOAS) tropospheric NO2 column retrie...

    Blechschmidt, A.-M., Arteta, J., Coman, A., Curier, L., Eskes, H., Foret, G., Gielen, C., Hendrick, F., Marécal, V., Meleux, F., Parmentier, J., Peters, E., Pinardi, G., Piters, A. J. M., Plu, M., Richter, A., Segers, A., Sofiev, M., Valdebenito, Á. M., Van Roozendael, M., Vira, J., Vlemmix, T., and Burrows, J. P. | Atmos. Chem. Phys. | 2020 | 20
  18. Assessment of the quality of TROPOMI high-spatial-resolution NO2 data products in the Greater Toronto Area

    The TROPOspheric Monitoring Instrument (TROPOMI) aboard the Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite (launc...

    hao, X., Griffin, D., Fioletov, V., McLinden, C., Cede, A., Tiefengraber, M., Müller, M., Bognar, K., Strong, K., Boersma, F., Eskes, H., Davies, J., Ogyu, A., and Lee, S. C. | Atmos. Meas. Tech. | 2020 | 13
  19. Impact of coronavirus outbreak on NO2 pollution assessed using TROPOMI and OMI observations

    Spaceborne NO2 column observations from two high-resolution instruments, Tropospheric Monitoring ...

    Bauwens, M., Compernolle, S., Stavrakou, T., Müller, J.‐F., van Gent, J., Eskes, H., et al. | Geophysical Research Letters | 2020 | 47
  20. Connecting the dots: NOx emissions along a West Siberian natural gas pipeline

    New high quality satellite measurements of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) of the TROPOspheric Monitoring ...

    van der A, R.J., de Laat, A.T.J., Ding, J., Eskes, H.J. | npj Climate and Atmospheric Science | 2020 | 3
  21. Abrupt decline in tropospheric nitrogen dioxide over China after the outbreak of COVID-19

    China’s policy interventions to reduce the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019 have environmen...

    Liu, F., A. Page, S. A. Strode, Y. Yoshida, S. Choi, B. Zheng, L. N. Lamsal, C. Li, N. A. Krotkov, H. Eskes, R. van der A, P. Veefkind, P. F. Levelt, O. P. Hauser, J. Joiner | Sci. Adv. | 2020 | 6
  22. Quantifying burning efficiency in megacities using the NO2∕CO ratio from the Tropospheric Monitoring Instrument (TROPOMI)

    This study investigates the use of co-located nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and carbon monoxide (CO) ret...

    Lama, S., Houweling, S., Boersma, K. F., Eskes, H., Aben, I., Denier van der Gon, H. A. C., Krol, M. C., Dolman, H., Borsdorff, T., and Lorente, A. | Atmos. Chem. Phys. | 2020 | 20
  23. Updated tropospheric chemistry reanalysis and emission estimates, TCR-2

    This study presents the results from the Tropospheric Chemistry Reanalysis version 2 (TCR-2) for ...

    Miyazaki, K., Bowman, K., Sekiya, T., Eskes, H., Boersma, F., Worden, H., Livesey, N., Payne, V. H., Sudo, K., Kanaya, Y., Takigawa, M., and Ogochi, K. | Earth Syst. Sci. Data | 2020 | 12
  24. A complex aerosol transport event over Europe during the 2017 Storm Ophelia in CAMS forecast systems: analysis and evaluation

    In mid-October 2017 Storm Ophelia crossed over western coastal Europe, inducing the combined tran...

    Akritidis, D., Katragkou, E., Georgoulias, A. K., Zanis, P., Kartsios, S., Flemming, J., Inness, A., Douros, J., and Eskes, H. | Atmos. Chem. Phys. | 2020 | 20
  25. Air quality response in China linked to the 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown

    Efforts to stem the spread of COVID-19 in China hinged on severe restrictions to human movement s...

    Miyazaki, K., Bowman, K., Sekiya, T., Jiang, Z., Chen, X., Eskes, H., et al. | Geophysical Research Letters | 2020 | 47