Publications for year 2015


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Winkler, Holger and Notholt, Justus (2015) A model study of the plasma chemistry of stratospheric Blue Jets. Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics , 122 . 75 - 85.

Schreier, S.F. and Peters, E. and Richter, A. and Lampel, J. and Wittrock, F. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) Ship-based MAX-DOAS measurements of tropospheric NO2 and SO2 in the South China and Sulu Sea. Atmospheric Environment, 102 . pp. 331-343. ISSN 13522310

Eskes, H. and Huijnen, V. and Arola, A. and Benedictow, A. and Blechschmidt, A.-M. and Botek, E. and Boucher, O. and Bouarar, I. and Chabrillat, S. and Cuevas, E. and Engelen, R. and Flentje, H. and Gaudel, A. and Griesfeller, J. and Jones, L. and Kapsomenakis, J. and Katragkou, E. and Kinne, S. and Langerock, B. and Razinger, M. and Richter, A. and Schultz, M. and Schulz, M. and Sudarchikova, N. and Thouret, V. and Vrekoussis, M. and Wagner, A. and Zerefos, C. (2015) Validation of reactive gases and aerosols in the MACC global analysis and forecast system. Geoscientific Model Development Discussions, 8 (2). pp. 1117-1169. ISSN 1991-962X (Submitted)

Inness, A. and Blechschmidt, A.-M. and Bouarar, I. and Chabrillat, S. and Crepulja, M. and Engelen, R. J. and Eskes, H. and Flemming, J. and Gaudel, A. and Hendrick, F. and Huijnen, V. and Jones, L. and Kapsomenakis, J. and Katragkou, E. and Keppens, A. and Langerock, B. and de Mazière, M. and Melas, D. and Parrington, M. and Peuch, V. H. and Razinger, M. and Richter, A. and Schultz, M. G. and Suttie, M. and Thouret, V. and Vrekoussis, M. and Wagner, A. and Zerefos, C. (2015) Data assimilation of satellite retrieved ozone, carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide with ECMWF's Composition-IFS. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 15 (4). pp. 4265-4331. ISSN 1680-7375 (Submitted)

Wagner, A. and Blechschmidt, A.-M. and Bouarar, I. and Brunke, E.-G. and Clerbaux, C. and Cupeiro, M. and Cristofanelli, P. and Eskes, H. and Flemming, J. and Flentje, H. and George, M. and Gilge, S. and Hilboll, A. and Inness, A. and Kapsomenakis, J. and Richter, A. and Ries, L. and Spangl, W. and Stein, O. and Weller, R. and Zerefos, C. (2015) Evaluation of the MACC operational forecast system – potential and challenges of global near-real-time modelling with respect to reactive gases in the troposphere. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 15 (5). pp. 6277-6335. ISSN 1680-7375 (Submitted)

Flemming, J. and Huijnen, V. and Arteta, J. and Bechtold, P. and Beljaars, A. and Blechschmidt, A.-M. and Diamantakis, M. and Engelen, R. J. and Gaudel, A. and Inness, A. and Jones, L. and Josse, B. and Katragkou, E. and Marecal, V. and Peuch, V.-H. and Richter, A. and Schultz, M. G. and Stein, O. and Tsikerdekis, A. (2015) Tropospheric chemistry in the Integrated Forecasting System of ECMWF. Geoscientific Model Development, 8 (4). pp. 975-1003. ISSN 1991-9603

Kattner, L. and Mathieu-Üffing, B. and Burrows, J. P. and Richter, A. and Schmolke, S. and Seyler, A. and Wittrock, F. (2015) Monitoring compliance with sulphur content regulations of shipping fuel by in-situ measurements of ship emissions. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 15 (7). pp. 11031-11047. ISSN 1680-7375 (Submitted)

Seyler, A. and Wittrock, F. and Kattner, L. and Mathieu-Üffing, B. and Peters, E. and Richter, A. and Schmolke, S. and Theobald, N. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) Monitoring Shipping Emissions with MAX-DOAS Measurements. In: DPG Spring meeting, Heidelberg, Germany, March 2015. (Submitted)

Richter, A. and Hilboll, A. and Behrens, L.K. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) Evaluation of GOME2 tandem observations of NO2. In: DPG Spring meeting, Heidelberg, Germany, March 2015 . (Submitted)

Alvarado, L.M.A. and Richter, A. and Peters, E. and Wittrock, F. and Burrows, J.P. and Vrekoussis, M. and Gratsea, M. and Gerasopoulos, E. (2015) MAX-DOAS observation of CHOCHO, HCHO and NO2 over Nairobi and Athens. In: DPG Spring meeting, Heidelberg, Germany, March 2015 . (Submitted)

Richter, A. and Hilboll, A. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) Revisiting satellite derived tropospheric NO2 trends. In: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2015. (Submitted)

Peters, E. and Ostendorf, M. and Meier, A. C. and Schönhardt, A. and Wittrock, F. and Richter, A. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) Experimental imaging DOAS observations over Bremen. In: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2015. (Submitted)

Jia, J. and Ladstätter-Weißenmayer, A. and Ebojie, F. and Rozanov, A. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) The tropospheric ozone variation over Arabian sea during pre-monsoon. In: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2015. (Submitted)

Hilboll, A. and Richter, A. and Rozanov, V.V. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) The infuence of polarization on NO2 box air mass factors at 440nm for nadir satellite observations. In: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2015. (Submitted)

Meier, A. C. and Schönhardt, A. and Seyler, A. and Richter, A. and Constantin, D. and Merlaud, A. and Ruhtz, T. and Lindemann, C. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) Airborne measurements of spatial NO2 distributions during AROMAT. In: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2015. (Submitted)

Schreier, S.F. and Richter, A. and Wittrock, F. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) MAX-DOAS measurements of nitrogen dioxide at the high altitude sites Zugspitze and Pico Espejo. In: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2015 . (Submitted)

Kattner, L. and Mathieu-Üffing, B. and Seyler, A. and Aulinger, A. and Burrows, J.P. and Matthias, V. and Neumann, D. and Richter, A. and Schmolke, S. and Theobald, N. and Wittrock, F. (2015) Monitoring shipping fuel sulphur content regulations with in-situ measurements of shipping emissions. In: EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, April 2015. (Submitted)

Meier, A. C. and Schönhardt, A. and Seyler, A. and Richter, A. and Constantin, D. and Merlaud, A. and Ruhtz, T. and Lindemann, C. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) Airborne measurements of spatial NO2 distributions during AROMAT. In: DPG Spring meeting, Heidelberg, Germany, March 2015 . (Submitted)

Lelli, L. and Mei, L. and Rozanov, V.V. and Vountas, M. and Kokhanovsky, A.A. and Jaeger, M. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) Algorithm development and verification of aerosol and cloud products for Sentinel-5 Precursor. In: Advances in Atmospheric Science and Applications, 08-12 June 2015, University of Crete, Voutes University Campus, HERAKLION, Crete.

Lelli, L. and Mei, L. and Rozanov, V.V. and Kokhanovsky, A.A. and Vountas, M. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) Cloud properties derived from spaceborne passive spectral measurements: bottom altitude, vertical profile of droplet effective radius, optical thickness of ice and aerosol-contaminated clouds. In: 15th Electromagnetic and Light Scattering Conference, 21 - 26 of June 2015, Leipzig, Germany.

de Leeuw, Gerrit and Holzer-Popp, Thomas and Bevan, Suzanne and Davies, William H. and Descloitres, Jacques and Grainger, Roy G. and Griesfeller, Jan and Heckel, Andreas and Kinne, Stefan and Klüser, Lars and Kolmonen, Pekka and Litvinov, Pavel and Martynenko, Dmytro and North, Peter and Ovigneur, Bertrand and Pascal, Nicolas and Poulsen, Caroline and Ramon, Didier and Schulz, Michael and Siddans, Richard and Sogacheva, Larisa and Tanré, Didier and Thomas, Gareth E. and Virtanen, Timo H. and von Hoyningen Huene, Wolfgang and Vountas, Marco and Pinnock, Simon (2015) Evaluation of seven European aerosol optical depth retrieval algorithms for climate analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment, 162 . pp. 295-315. ISSN 00344257

Buchwitz, M. and Reuter, M. and Schneising, O. (2015) The greenhouse gas project of ESA's Climate Change Initiative (GHG-CCI): Overview, achievements and future plans. The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, XL-7/W . pp. 344-362.

Buchwitz, M. and Reuter, M. and Schneising, O. (2015) The Greenhouse Gas Climate Change Initiative (GHG-CCI): comparison and quality assessment of near-surface-sensitive satellite-derived CO2 and CH4 global data sets. Remote Sensing of Environment, 162 . pp. 344-362.

Wolanin, A. and Rozanov, V.V. and Dinter, T. and Noël, S. and Vountas, M. and Burrows, J.P. and Bracher, A. (2015) Global retrieval of marine and terrestrial chlorophyll fluorescence at its red peak using hyperspectral top of atmosphere radiance measurements: Feasibility study and first results. Remote Sensing of Environment, 166 . pp. 243-261. ISSN 00344257

Heymann , J. and Reuter, M. and Hilker, M. and Buchwitz, M. and Schneising, O. and Bovensmann, H. and Burrows, J. P. and Kuze, A. and Suto, H. and Deutscher, N. M. and Dubey, M. K. and Griffith, D. W. T. and Hase, F. and Kawakami, S. and Kivi, R. and Morino, I. and Petri, C. and Roehl, C. and Schneider, M. and Sherlock, V. and Sussmann, R. and Velazco, V. A. and Warneke, T. and Wunch, D. (2015) Consistent satellite XCO2 retrievals from SCIAMACHY and GOSAT using the BESD algorithm. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8 . pp. 2961-2980.

Noël, S. and Bramstedt, K. and Buchwitz, M. and Hilker, M. and Liebing, P. and Reuter, M. and Rozanov, A. and Bovensmann, H. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) Stratospheric CH4 and CO2 profiles retrieved with Onion Peeling DOAS from SCIAMACHY solar occultation measurements. In: ESA ATMOS 2015 conference, 8-12 June 2015, Heraklion, Greece. (Unpublished)

Khosravi, Narges and Vountas, Marco and Rozanov, Vladimir V. and Bracher, Astrid and Wolanin, Alexandra and Burrows, John P. (2015) Retrieval of Terrestrial Plant Fluorescence Based on the In-Filling of Far-Red Fraunhofer Lines Using SCIAMACHY Observations. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 3 . ISSN 2296-665X

Laeng, A. and Plieninger, J. and von Clarmann, T. and Grabowski, U. and Stiller, G. and Eckert, E. and Glatthor, N. and Haenel, F. and Kellmann, S. and Kiefer, M. and Linden, A. and Lossow, S. and Deaver, L. and Engel, A. and Hervig, M. and Levin, I. and McHugh, M. and Noël, S. and Toon, G. and Walker, K. (2015) Validation of MIPAS IMK/IAA methane profiles. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8 (12). pp. 5251-5261.

Wagner, A. and Blechschmidt, A.-M. and Bouarar, I. and Brunke, E.-G. and Clerbaux, C. and Cupeiro, M. and Cristofanelli, P. and Eskes, H. and Flemming, J. and Flentje, H. and George, M. and Gilge, S. and Hilboll, A. and Inness, A. and Kapsomenakis, J. and Richter, A. and Ries, L. and Spangl, W. and Stein, O. and Weller, R. and Zerefos, C. (2015) Evaluation of the MACC operational forecast system – potential and challenges of global near-real-time modelling with respect to reactive gases in the troposphere. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15 (24). pp. 14005-14030. ISSN 1680-7324

Schönhardt, A. and Altube, P. and Gerilowski, K. and Krautwurst, S. and Hartmann, J. and Meier, A. C. and Richter, A. and Burrows, J. P. (2015) A wide field-of-view imaging DOAS instrument for two-dimensional trace gas mapping from aircraft. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 8 (12). pp. 5113-5131. ISSN 1867-8548

Eskes, H. and Huijnen, V. and Arola, A. and Benedictow, A. and Blechschmidt, A.-M. and Botek, E. and Boucher, O. and Bouarar, I. and Chabrillat, S. and Cuevas, E. and Engelen, R. and Flentje, H. and Gaudel, A. and Griesfeller, J. and Jones, L. and Kapsomenakis, J. and Katragkou, E. and Kinne, S. and Langerock, B. and Razinger, M. and Richter, A. and Schultz, M. and Schulz, M. and Sudarchikova, N. and Thouret, V. and Vrekoussis, M. and Wagner, A. and Zerefos, C. (2015) Validation of reactive gases and aerosols in the MACC global analysis and forecast system. Geoscientific Model Development, 8 (11). pp. 3523-3543. ISSN 1991-9603

Kattner, L. and Mathieu-Üffing, B. and Burrows, J. P. and Richter, A. and Schmolke, S. and Seyler, A. and Wittrock, F. (2015) Monitoring compliance with sulfur content regulations of shipping fuel by in situ measurements of ship emissions. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15 (17). pp. 10087-10092. ISSN 1680-7324

Flemming, J. and Huijnen, V. and Arteta, J. and Bechtold, P. and Beljaars, A. and Blechschmidt, A.-M. and Diamantakis, M. and Engelen, R. J. and Gaudel, A. and Inness, A. and Jones, L. and Josse, B. and Katragkou, E. and Marecal, V. and Peuch, V.-H. and Richter, A. and Schultz, M. G. and Stein, O. and Tsikerdekis, A. (2015) Tropospheric chemistry in the Integrated Forecasting System of ECMWF. Geoscientific Model Development, 8 (4). pp. 975-1003. ISSN 1991-9603

Inness, A. and Blechschmidt, A.-M. and Bouarar, I. and Chabrillat, S. and Crepulja, M. and Engelen, R. J. and Eskes, H. and Flemming, J. and Gaudel, A. and Hendrick, F. and Huijnen, V. and Jones, L. and Kapsomenakis, J. and Katragkou, E. and Keppens, A. and Langerock, B. and de Mazière, M. and Melas, D. and Parrington, M. and Peuch, V. H. and Razinger, M. and Richter, A. and Schultz, M. G. and Suttie, M. and Thouret, V. and Vrekoussis, M. and Wagner, A. and Zerefos, C. (2015) Data assimilation of satellite-retrieved ozone, carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide with ECMWF's Composition-IFS. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15 (9). pp. 5275-5303. ISSN 1680-7324

Schreier, S.F. and Peters, E. and Richter, A. and Lampel, J. and Wittrock, F. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) Ship-based MAX-DOAS measurements of tropospheric NO2 and SO2 in the South China and Sulu Sea. Atmospheric Environment, 102 . pp. 331-343. ISSN 13522310

Weber, M. (2015) Comment on the Article by Thuillier et al. “The Infrared Solar Spectrum Measured by the SOLSPEC Spectrometer onboard the International Space Station”. Solar Physics, 290 (6). pp. 1601-1605. ISSN 0038-0938

Weber, M. and Steinbrecht, W. and Roth, C. and Coldewey-Egbers, M. and van der A, R. J. and Degenstein, D. and Fioletov, V. E. and Frith, S. M. and Froidevaux, L. and Long , C. S. and Loyola, D. and Wild, J. (2015) [Global Climate] Stratospheric ozone [in "State of the Climate in 2014"]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 96 . S44-S46.

Sofieva, V. and Tamminen, J. and Hakkarainen, J. and Kyrölä, E. and Sofiev, M. and Stiller, G. and Laeng, A. and von Clarmann, T. and Lossow, S. and Weber, M. and Rahpoe, N. and Rozanov, A. and Degenstein, D. and Bourassa, A. and Walker, K. A. and Hubert, D. and Van Roozendael, M. and Zehner, C. (2015) Ozone structure and variability in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere as seen by Envisat and ESAThird-Party mission limb profiling instruments. In: Proc. ATMOS 2015, 8-12 June 2015, Heraklion, Greece. ESA Special Publication (SP-735). European Space Agency. ISBN 978-92-9221-299-5

Ivanova, N. and Pedersen, L. T. and Tonboe, R. T. and Kern, S. and Heygster, G. and Lavergne, T. and Sørensen, A. and Saldo, R. and Dybkjær, G. and Brucker, L. and Shokr, M. (2015) Inter-comparison and evaluation of sea ice algorithms: towards further identification of challenges and optimal approach using passive microwave observations. The Cryosphere, 9 (5). pp. 1797-1817. ISSN 1994-0424

Istomina, L. and Heygster, G. and Huntemann, M. and Marks, H. and Melsheimer, C. and Zege, E. and Malinka, A. and Prikhach, A. and Katsev, I. (2015) Melt pond fraction and spectral sea ice albedo retrieval from MERIS data – Part 2: Case studies and trends of sea ice albedo and melt ponds in the Arctic for years 2002–2011. The Cryosphere, 9 (4). pp. 1567-1578. ISSN 1994-0424

Istomina, L. and Heygster, G. and Huntemann, M. and Schwarz, P. and Birnbaum, G. and Scharien, R. and Polashenski, C. and Perovich, D. and Zege, E. and Malinka, A. and Prikhach, A. and Katsev, I. (2015) Melt pond fraction and spectral sea ice albedo retrieval from MERIS data – Part 1: Validation against in situ, aerial, and ship cruise data. The Cryosphere, 9 (4). pp. 1551-1566. ISSN 1994-0424

Zege, E. and Malinka, A. and Katsev, I. and Prikhach, A. and Heygster, G. and Istomina, L. and Birnbaum, G. and Schwarz, P. (2015) Algorithm to retrieve the melt pond fraction and the spectral albedo of Arctic summer ice from satellite optical data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 163 . pp. 153-164. ISSN 00344257

Hansen, E. and Gerland, S. and Høyland, K. V. and Pavlova, O. and Spreen, G. (2015) Time variability in the annual cycle of sea ice thickness in the Transpolar Drift. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 120 (12). pp. 8135-8150. ISSN 21699275

Buchwitz, M. and Reuter, M. and Schneising, O. (2015) The Greenhouse Gas Climate Change Initiative (GHG-CCI): comparison and quality assessment of near-surface-sensitive satellite-derived CO2 and CH4 global data sets. Remote Sensing of Environment, 162 . pp. 344-362.

Buchwitz, M. (2015) The greenhouse gas project of ESA's Climate Change Initiative (GHG-CCI): Overview, achievements and future plans. In: 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, 11-15 May 2015, Berlin, Germany. (Submitted)

Buchwitz, M. and Bovensmann, H. and Reuter, M. (2015) ESA EARTH EXPLORER 8 CANDIDATE MISSION CARBONSAT: ERROR BUGDET FOR ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE AND METHANE RETRIEVALS. In: ESA ATMOS 2015 conference, 8-12 June 2015, Heraklion, Greece. (Submitted)

Buchwitz, M. and Reuter, M. and Schneising, O. (2015) THE GREENHOUSE GAS PROJECT OF ESA's CLIMATE CHANGE INITIATIVE (GHG-CCI): PHASE 2 ACHIEVEMENTS AND FUTURE PLANS. In: ESA ATMOS 2015 conference, 8-12 June 2015, Heraklion, Greece. (Submitted)

Buchwitz, M. (2015) ESA EARTH EXPLORER 8 CANDIDATE MISSION CARBONSAT: ERROR BUGDET FOR ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE AND METHANE RETRIEVALS. In: ESA ATMOS 2015 conference, 8-12 June 2015, Heraklion, Greece. (Unpublished)

Buchwitz, M. (2015) Carbon observations from space: From SCIAMACHY and GOSAT to CarbonSat. In: 11th International Workshop on Greenhouse Gas Measurements from Space (IWGGMS-11), 16-18 June 2015, Pasadena, USA. (Unpublished)

Buchwitz, M. (2015) THE GREENHOUSE GAS PROJECT OF ESA's CLIMATE CHANGE INITIATIVE (GHG-CCI): PHASE 2 ACHIEVEMENTS AND FUTURE PLANS. In: ESA ATMOS 2015 conference, 8-12 June 2015, Heraklion, Greece. (Unpublished)

Kulawik, S. S. and Wunch, D. and O'Dell, C.W. (2015) Consistent evaluation of GOSAT, SCIAMACHY, CarbonTracker, and MACC through comparisons to TCCON. Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 8 . pp. 6217-6277.

Bramstedt, K. and Noël, S. and Gottwald, M. and Stone, T. C. and Bovensmann, H. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) Improved pointing knowledge for SCIAMACHY. In: ESA ATMOS 2015 conference, 8-12 June 2015, Heraklion, Greece. (Unpublished)

Eichmann, Kai-Uwe and Weber, M. and Leventidou, Elpida and Richter, A. and Burrows, J.P. (2015) Tropical Upper Tropospheric Ozone Volume Mixing Ratios Retrieved using the Cloud Slicing Method: SCIATRAN/WFDOAS Sensitivity Studies and Ozone Sonde Comparisons. In: ATMOS Workshop 2015, 8-12 Jun 2105, Heraklion, Greece. (Unpublished)

Team, Sentinel-3 (2015) Sentinel-3 User Handbook. Documentation. European Space Agency.

Rahpoe, N. and Weber, M. and Rozanov, A. and Weigel, K. and Bovensmann, H. and Burrows, J.P. and Laeng, A. and Stiller, G.P. and von Clarmann, T. and Kyrölä, E. and Sofieva, V. and Tamminen, J. and Walker, K.A. and Degenstein, D.A. and Bourassa, A. and Hargreaves, R.J. and Bernath, P.F. and Urban, J. and Murtagh, D.P. (2015) Relative drifts and biases between six ozone limb satellite measurements from the last decade. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8 (4369). p. 4369.