Publications

Scientific publications from the department of Satellite observations

  1. Evaluating Sentinel-5P TROPOMI tropospheric NO2 column densities with airborne and Pandora spectrometers near New York City and Long Island Sound

    Airborne and ground-based Pandora spectrometer NO2 column measurements were collected during the ...

    Judd, L. M., Al-Saadi, J. A., Szykman, J. J., Valin, L. C., Janz, S. J., Kowalewski, M. G., Eskes, H. J., Veefkind, J. P., Cede, A., Mueller, M., Gebetsberger, M., Swap, R., Pierce, R. B., Nowlan, C. R., Abad, G. G., Nehrir, A., and Williams, D. | Atmos. Meas. Tech. | 2020 | 13
  2. Assessing the Impact of Corona-Virus-19 on Nitrogen Dioxide Levels over Southern Ontario

    A lockdown was implemented in Canada mid-March 2020 to limit the spread of COVID-19. In the wake ...

    Griffin, D.; McLinden, C.A.; Racine, J.; Moran, M.D.; Fioletov, V.; Pavlovic, R.; Mashayekhi, R.; Zhao, X.; Eskes, H. | Remote Sens. | 2020 | 12
  3. Assessment of updated fuel-based emissions inventories over the contiguous United States using TROPOMI NO2 retrievals

    Nitrogen oxides (NOx) are air pollutants critical to ozone and fine particle production in the tr...

    Li, M., McDonald, B. C., McKeen, S. A., Eskes, H., Levelt, P., Francoeur, C., et al. | Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres | 2021 | 126
  4. First concurrent observations of NO2 and CO2 from power plant plumes by airborne remote sensing

    Combined NO2 and CO2 observations have the potential to constrain the identification of the locat...

    Tamaki Fujinawa, Akihiko Kuze, Hiroshi Suto, Kei Shiomi, Yugo Kanaya, Takahiro Kawashima, Fumie Kataoka, Shigetaka Mori, Henk Eskes, Hiroshi Tanimoto | Geophysical Research Letters | 2021 | 48
  5. Catalog of NOx emissions from point sources as derived from the divergence of the NO2 flux for TROPOMI

    We present version 1.0 of a global catalog of NOx emissions from point sources, derived from TROP...

    Beirle, S., Borger, C., Dörner, S., Eskes, H., Kumar, V., de Laat, A., and Wagner, T. | Earth Syst. Sci. Data | 2021 | 13
  6. Impacts of horizontal resolution on global data assimilation of satellite measurements for tropospheric chemistry analysis

    We present the results from a global 0.56°-resolution chemical data assimilation that integrates ...

    Sekiya, T., Miyazaki, K., Ogochi, K., Sudo, K., Takigawa, M., Eskes, H., & Boersma, K. F. | Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems | 2021 | 13
  7. Comprehensive evaluation of the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) reanalysis against independent observations: Reactive gases

    The Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS) is operationally providing forecast and reana...

    Wagner, A., Bennouna, Y., Blechschmidt, A.-M., Brasseur, G., Chabrillat, S., Christophe, Y., Errera, Q., Eskes, H., Flemming, J., Hansen, K. M., Inness, A., Kapsomenakis, J., Langerock, B., Richter, A., Sudarchikova, N., Thouret, V., Zerefos, C. | Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene | 2021 | 9
  8. The global impacts of COVID-19 lockdowns on urban air pollution: A critical review and recommendations

    The coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) pandemic led to government interventions to limit the spread of the...

    Gkatzelis, Georgios I., Jessica B. Gilman, Steven S. Brown, Henk Eskes, A. Rita Gomes, Anne C. Lange, Brian C. McDonald, Jeff Peischl, Andreas Petzold, Chelsea R. Thompson, Astrid Kiendler-Scharr | Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene | 2021 | 9
  9. New observations of NO2 in the upper troposphere from TROPOMI

      Nitrogen oxides (NOx≡NO+NO2) in the NOx-limited upper troposphere (UT) are long-lived and so...

    Marais, E. A., Roberts, J. F., Ryan, R. G., Eskes, H., Boersma, K. F., Choi, S., Joiner, J., Abuhassan, N., Redondas, A., Grutter, M., Cede, A., Gomez, L., and Navarro-Comas, M. | Atmos. Meas. Tech. | 2021 | 14
  10. Reductions in nitrogen oxides over the Netherlands between 2005 and 2018 observed from space and on the ground: Decreasing emissions and increasing O3 indicate changing NOx chemistry

    Satellite measurements of tropospheric NO2 columns are valuable for monitoring long-term changes ...

    Marina Zara, K. Folkert Boersma, Henk Eskes, Hugo Denier van der Gon, Jordi Vilà-Guerau de Arellano, Maarten Krol, Eric van der Swaluw, William Schuch, Guus J.M. Velders | Atmospheric Environment: X | 2021 | 9
  11. Assessment of the TROPOMI tropospheric NO2 product based on airborne APEX observations

    Sentinel-5 Precursor (S-5P), launched in October 2017, carrying the TROPOspheric Monitoring Instr...

    Tack, F., Merlaud, A., Iordache, M.-D., Pinardi, G., Dimitropoulou, E., Eskes, H., Bomans, B., Veefkind, P., and Van Roozendael, M. | Atmos. Meas. Tech. | 2021 | 14
  12. Biomass burning combustion efficiency observed from space using measurements of CO and NO2 by the TROPOspheric Monitoring Instrument (TROPOMI)

    The global fire emission inventories depend on ground and airborne measurements of species-specif...

    van der Velde, I. R., van der Werf, G. R., Houweling, S., Eskes, H. J., Veefkind, J. P., Borsdorff, T., and Aben, I. | Atmos. Chem. Phys. | 2021 | 21
  13. Changes in power plant NOx emissions over Northwest Greece using a data assimilation technique

    In this work, we investigate the ability of a data assimilation technique and space-borne observa...

    Skoulidou, I., Koukouli, M., Segers, A., Manders, A., Balis, D., Stavrakou, T., van Geffen, J., Eskes, H. | Atmosphere | 2021 | 12
  14. Verification of the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) and the Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) ozone algorithms based on retrieved daytime and night-time ozone

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    W. Wang, T. Cheng, R.J. van der A, A.T.J. de Laat, and J.E. Williams | Atmos. Meas. Tech. | 2021
  15. Application of the Complete Data Fusion algorithm to the ozone profiles measured by geostationary and low-Earth-orbit satellites: a feasibility study

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    Zoppetti, N., Ceccherini, S., Carli, B., Del Bianco, S., Gai, M., Tirelli, C., Barbara, F., Dragani, R., Arola, A., Kujanpää, J., van Peet, J. C. A., van der A, R., and Cortesi, U. | Atmos. Meas. Tech. | 2021
  16. Spatial and temporal changes of the ozone sensitivity in China based on satellite and ground-based observations

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    Wang, W., van der A, R., Ding, J., van Weele, M., and Cheng, T. | Atmos. Chem. Phys. | 2021
  17. Variability of NO2 concentrations over China and effect on air quality derived from satellite and ground-based observations

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    Fan, C., Li, Z., Li, Y., Dong, J., van der A, R., and de Leeuw, G. | Atmos. Chem. Phys. | 2021
  18. Reevaluation of Total-Column Ozone Trends and of the Effective Radiative Forcing of Ozone-Depleting Substances

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    O. Morgenstern, S. M. Frith, G. E. Bodeker, V. Fioletov, Ronald J. van der A | Geophysical Research Letters | 2021
  19. A New Divergence Method to Quantify Methane Emissions Using Observations of Sentinel-5P TROPOMI

    We present a new divergence method to estimated methane (CH4) emissions from satellite observed m...

    Mengyao Liu, Ronald van der A, Michiel van Weele, Henk Eskes, Xiao Lu, Pepijn Veefkind, Jos de Laat, Hao Kong, Jingxu Wang, Jiyunting Sun, Jieying Ding, Yuanhong Zhao, Hongjian Weng | Geophysical Research Letters | 2021 | 48
  20. Validation of the Sentinel-5 Precursor TROPOMI cloud data with Cloudnet, Aura OMI O₂–O₂ , MODIS, and Suomi-NPP VIIRS

    Accurate knowledge of cloud properties is essential to the measurement of atmospheric composition...

    Steven Compernolle, Athina Argyrouli, Ronny Lutz, Maarten Sneep, Jean-Christopher Lambert, Ann Mari Fjæraa, Daan Hubert, Arno Keppens, Diego Loyola, Ewan Ewan O'Connor, Fabian Romahn, Piet Stammes, Tijl Verhoelst and Ping Wang | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2021 | 14
  21. Observations of Lightning NOx Production From Tropospheric Monitoring Instrument Case Studies Over the United States

    Nitrogen oxides produced by lightning (LNOx) play an important role in determining mid- and upper...

    Allen, D., Pickering, K. E., Bucsela, E., Van Geffen, J., Lapierre, J., Koshak, W., & Eskes, H. | published | Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres | 2021 | 126
  22. Sudden changes in nitrogen dioxide emissions over Greece due to lockdown after the outbreak of COVID-19

    The unprecedented order, in modern peaceful times, for a near-total lockdown of the Greek populat...

    ME Koukouli, I Skoulidou, A Karavias, I Parcharidis, D Balis, A Manders, A Segers, H Eskes, J van Geffen | published | Atmos. Chem. Phys. | 2021 | 21
  23. A first comparison of TROPOMI aerosol layer height (ALH) to CALIOP data

    The TROPOspheric Monitoring Instrument (TROPOMI) level-2 aerosol layer height (ALH) product has n...

    S Nanda, M de Graaf, JP Veefkind, MC Sneep, M ter Linden, J Sun, PF Levelt | published | Atmospheric Measurement Techniques | 2019 | 13
  24. Ground-based validation of the Copernicus Sentinel-5P TROPOMI NO2 measurements with the NDACC ZSL-DOAS, MAX-DOAS and Pandonia global networks

    This paper reports on consolidated ground-based validation results of the atmospheric NO2 data pr...

    Verhoelst, T., Compernolle, S., Pinardi, G., Lambert, J.-C., Eskes, H. J., Eichmann, K.-U., Fjæraa, A. M., Granville, J., Niemeijer, S., Cede, A., Tiefengraber, M., Hendrick, F., Pazmiño, A., Bais, A., Bazureau, A., Boersma, K. F., Bognar, K., Dehn, A., Donner, S., Elokhov, A., Gebetsberger, M., Goutail, F., Grutter de la Mora, M., Gruzdev, A., Gratsea, M., Hansen, G. H., Irie, H., Jepsen, N., Kanaya, Y., Karagkiozidis, D., Kivi, R., Kreher, K., Levelt, P. F., Liu, C., Müller, M., Navarro Comas, M., Piters, A. J. M., Pommereau, J.-P., Portafaix, T., Prados-Roman, C., Puentedura, O., Querel, R., Remmers, J., Richter, A., Rimmer, J., Rivera Cárdenas, C., Saavedra de Miguel, L., Sinyakov, V. P., Stremme, W., Strong, K., Van Roozendael, M., Veefkind, J. P., Wagner, T., Wittrock, F., Yela González, M., and Zehner, C. | accepted | Atmos. Meas. Tech. | 2021 | 14
  25. Increasing the spatial resolution of cloud property retrievals from Meteosat SEVIRI by use of its high-resolution visible channel: implementation and examples

    The modification of an existing cloud property retrieval scheme for the Spinning Enhanced Visibl...

    Hartwig Deneke, Carola Barrientos-Velasco, Sebastian Bley, Anja Hünerbein, Stephan Lenk, Andreas Macke, Jan Fokke Meirink, Marion Schroedter-Homscheidt, Fabian Senf, Ping Wang, Frank Werner, and Jonas Witthuhn | published | Atm. Meas. Tech. | 2021 | 14