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Ozone, UV and Aerosol studies

Publications before 2000

Papers with peer review

  • De Backer Hugo and D. De Muer, Intercomparison of Total Ozone Data Measured With Dobson and Brewer Ozone Spectrophotometers at Uccle (Belgium) From January 1984 to March 1991, Including Zenith Sky Observations, J. Geophys. Res., 96, 20711-20719, 1991.
  • De Backer Hugo, E.P. Visser, D. De Muer and D.P.J. Swart, Potential for meteorological bias in lidar ozone data sets resulting from the restricted frequency of measurement due to cloud cover, J. Geophys. Res., 99, 1395-1401, 1994.
  • De Backer Hugo, D. De Muer and G. De Sadelaer, Comparison of ozone profiles obtained with Brewer-Mast and Z-ECC sensors during simultaneous ascents, J. Geophys. Res. 103, 19641-19648, 1998.
  • De Muer Dirk,Vertical ozone distribution over Uccle (Belgium) from six years of soundings, Contr. to Atm. Physics, Vol 49, 1-17, 1976.
  • De Muer Dirk, D.H. Malcorps, The frequency response of an electrochemical ozone sonde and its application to the deconvolution of ozone profiles, J. Geophys. Res. 89, 1361-1372, 1984.
  • De Muer Dirk, H. De Backer, R.E. Veiga, and J.M. Zawodny, Comparison of SAGE II Ozone Mearurements and Ozone Soundings at Uccle (Belgium) During the Period February 1985 to January 1986, J. Geophys. Res., 95, 11903-11911, 1990.
  • De Muer D., Comment on "Presumptive evidence for a low value of the total ozone content above Antarctica in September, 1958", by P. Rigaud and B. Leroy, Ann. Geophysicae, Vol. 8, pp. 795-796, 1990.
  • De Muer Dirk. and H. De Backer, Revision of 20 Years of Dobson total ozone data at Uccle (Belgium); Fictitious Dobson total ozone trends induced by sulfur dioxide trends, J. Geophys. Res., 97, 5921-5937, 1992.
  • De Muer Dirk and H. De Backer, Influence of sulfur dioxide trends on Dobson measurements and on electrochemical ozone soundings, in Atmospheric ozone, Edited by T. Hendriksen, Proc. SPIE 2047, 18-26, 1993.
  • De Muer Dirk, H. De Backer and Ph. Van Haver, Analysis of 25 years of regular ozone soundings at Uccle (Belgium), Atmospheric ozone as a Climate gas, edited by W. Wang and I. Isaksen, 113-129, Springer-Verlag Berlin, 1995.
  • De Muer D., R. Heylen, M. Van Loey, G. De Sadelaer, Photochemical ozone production in the convective mixed layer, studied with a tethered balloon sounding system, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 102, pp. 15933-15947, 1997.
  • Logan, J.A., I.A. Megretskaia, A.J. Miller, G.C. Tiao, D. Choi, L. Zhang, L. Bishop, R. Stolarski, G.J. Labow, S.M. Hollandsworth, G.E. Bodeker, H. Claude and D. De Muer, Trends in the vertical distribution of ozone: a comparison of two analyses of ozonesonde data, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 104, pp. 26373-26399, 1999.
  • Ackerman, M., C. Lippens, D. De Muer, Wave signature in stratospheric aerosols, Geoph. Res. Lett., Vol. 12, pp. 445-447, 1985.
  • Ackerman, M., W. Chu, C. Lippens, D. De Muer, Sage II aerosol extinction and scattering data from balloon borne photography, Adv. Space Res., Vol. 7, pp. 243-249, 1987.
  • Rusch, D., D. De Muer, A new inversion for stratospheric aerosol and gas experiment II data, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 103, pp. 8465-8475, 1998.
  • Apituley, Arnoud, E.P. Visser, J.B. Bergwerff, J.M. de Winter, H. De Backer, M.A.F. Allaart, RIVM tropospheric ozone LIDAR routine measurements, validation and analyes, in Advances in Atmospheric Remote Sensing with Lidar, Selected papers of the 18th International Laser Radar Conference (ILRC), Berlin 22-26 July 1996, Edited by A. Ansmann, R. Neuber, P. Rairoux, U. Wandinger, ISBN 3-540-61887-2, 375-378, Springer-Verlag, 1997.
  • Attmannspacher, W, J. De La Noé, D. De Muer, J. Lenoble, G. Mégie, J. Pelon, P. Pruvost, R. Reiter, European validation of SAGE II ozone profiles, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 94, pp. 8461-8466, 1989.
  • Beekmann, M., G. Ancellet, S. Blonsky, D. De Muer,.. Regional and global tropopause fold occurrence and related flux across the tropopause, J. Atm. Chem., Vol. 28, pp. 29-44, 1997.
  • De Mazière Martine, O. Hennen, M. Van Roozendael, P.C. Simon, P. Dumoulin, G. Roland, R. Zander, H. De Backer and R. Peter, Towards improved evaluations of total ozone at the Jungfraujoch, using vertical profile estimations based on auxilliary data, edited by R. Bojkov and G. Visconti, Parco Scientifico e Tecnologico d'Abruzzo, Italy, 25-28, 1998.
  • De Mazière, Martine, O. Hennen, M. Van Roozendael, P. Demoulin and H. De Backer, Daily ozone vertical profile model built on geophysical grounds, for column retrieval from atmospheric high-resolution spectra, J. Geophys. Res., 104, 23855-23869, 1999.
  • Köpke, Peter, A. Bais, D. Balis, M. Buchwitz, H. De Backer, X. de Cabo, P. Eckert, P. Eriksen, D. Gillotay, T. Koskela, B. Lapeta, Z. Litynska, J. Lorente, B. Mayer, A. Renaud, A. Ruggaber, G. Schauberger, G. Seckmeyer, P. Seifert, A. Schmalwieser, H. Schwander, K. Vanicek and M. Weber, Comparison of models used for UV index -calculations, Photochemistry and Photobiology, 67, 6, 657-662, 1998.
  • O'Connor, Fiona, G. Vaughan and H. De Backer, Observations of Sub-tropical air in the European mid-latitude lower stratosphere, Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc, 125, 2965-2986, 1999.
  • Reid, Steve J., G. Vaughan, N.J. Mitchell, I.T. Prichard, H.J. Smit, T.S. Jorgensen, C. Varotsos and H. De Backer, Distribution of ozone laminae during EASOE and the possible influence of inertia-gravity waves, Geophys. Res. Lett., 21, 479-1482, 1994.
  • Rex, Markus, P. von der Gathen, N.R.P. Harris, D. Lucic, B.M. Knudsen, G.O. Braathen, S.J. Reid, H. De Backer, H. Claude, R. Fabian, H. Fast, M. Gil, E. Kyrö, I.S. Mikkelsen, M. Rummukainen, H.G. Smit, J. Stähelin, C. Varotsos and I. Zeitcev, In-situ measurements of stratospheric ozone depletion rates in the Arctic winter 1991/92: A Lagrangian approach, J. Geophys. Res. 103, 5843-5853, 1998.
  • Rex, Markus, P. von der Gathen, G.O. Braathen, S.J. Reid, N.R.P. Harris, M. Chipperfield, E. Reimer, A. Beck, R. Alfier, R. Krüger-Carstensen, H. De Backer, D. Balis, C. Zerefos, F. O'Connor, H. Dier, V. Dorokhov, H. Fast, A. Gamma, M. Gil, E. Kyrö, M. Rummukainen, Z. Litynska, I.S. Mikkelsen, M. Molyneux and G. Murphy, Chemical ozone loss in the Arctic Winter 1994/95 as determined by the Match technique, J. Atm. Chem., 32, 35-59, 1999.
  • Van Haver, Ph., D. De Muer, M. Beekmann, C. Mancier, Climatology of tropopause folds at midlatitudes, J. Geophys. Res., Vol. 23, pp. 1033-1036, 1996.
  • Van Roozendael, Michel, P. Peeters, H.K. Roscoe, H. De Backer, A.E. Jones, L. Bartlett, G. Vaughan, F. Goutail, J.-P. Pommereau, E. Kyrö, C. Wahlstrom, G. Braathen, and P.C. Simon, Validation of ground-based visible measurements ot total ozone by comparison with Dobson and Brewer spectrophotometers, J. Atm. Chem., 29, 55-83, 1998.
  • Von der Gathen, Peter, M. Rex, N.R.P. Harris, D. Lucic, B. Knudsen, G.O. Braathen, H. De Backer, R. Fabian, H. Fast, M. Gil, E. Kyrö, I.S. Mikkelsen, M. Rummukainen, J. Stähelin and C.Varotsos, Observational evidence for chemical ozone depletion over the Arctic in winter 1991-92, Nature, 375, 131-134, 1995.
 
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Proceedings

  • Apituley, Arnoud and H. De Backer, Lidar measurements of free tropospheric ozone, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 1, number 3, 24th General assembly of EGS, p 686, 1999.
  • Apituley, Arnoud, S. Stellinga and H. De Backer, Time series of ozone in the free troposphere measured by lidar, Proceedings of EUROTRAC Symposium '98, Vol 1, Edited by P.M. Borrel and P. Borrel, ISBN 1 85312 678 0, WITpress, Boston, 331-335, 1999.
  • Beck, J., A. Van Pul, D. De Muer, Ph. Van Haver and al.,Exchange of ozone between the atmospheric boundary layer and the free troposphere,Proceedings of EUROTRAC Symposium '94, SPB Academic Publishing bv, pp. 89-91, 1994.
  • De Backer, Hugo, and D. De Muer, Comparative analysis of revised total ozone time series as measured with Dobson no 40 and Brewer no 16 at Uccle Belgium; implications of SO2 trend on total ozone trends, in abstractvolume of the 18th annual meeting on the studies of the upper atmosphere by optical methods, p13, Tromsø, Norway, 1991.
  • De Backer, Hugo, E. Schoubs and M. Allaart, Comparison of Brewer-Mast and ECC ozone sonde profiles at Uccle and De Bilt, Polar stratospheric ozone, Proceedings of the third European symposium on polar stratospheric ozone, Schliersee, Bavaria, Germany, Edited by J.A. Pyle, N.R.P. Harris and G.T. Amanatidis, 512-515, European commission, 1995.
  • De Backer, Hugo, D. De Muer, E. Schoubs and M. Allaart, A new pump correction profile for Brewer-Mast ozonesondes, in Proceedings of the 18th Quadrennial Ozonesymposium, edited by R. Bojkov and G. Visconti, Parco Scientifico e Tecnologico d'Abruzzo, Italy, 891-894, 1998.
  • De Backer, Hugo, P. Köpke, A. Bais, E. Cuevas, D. Gillotay, C. Haite, A. Heikkilä, T. Koskela, E. Kyrö, B. Lapeta, J. Lorente, B. Mayer, H. Plets, A. Renaud, A.W. Schmalwieser and K. Vanicek, Comparison of measured and modelled UV Indices, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 1, number 2, 24th General assembly of EGS, p 477, 1999.
  • De Muer, D., The vertical ozone distribution over Uccle (Belgium) in relation to simultaneous observations of wind and temperature, Proceedings of the Joint Symposium on Atmospheric Ozone, Dresden, 9-17 Aug. 1976, Vol. I, pp. 261-276, 1977.
  • De Muer, D., A correction procedure for electrochemical ozone soundings and its implication for the tropospheric ozone budget, Proceedings of the Quadrennial International Ozone Symposium, Boulder, Colorado, 4-9 Aug. 1980, Vol. I, pp. 88-95, 1981.
  • De Muer, D., Vertical ozone distribution over Uccle (Belgium) after correction for systematic distortion of the ozone profiles, Proceedings of the Quadrennial Ozone Symposium, Halkidiki, Greece, 3-7 Sept., 1984, pp. 330-334, 1985.
  • De Muer, Dirk and H. De Backer, The discrepancy between stratospheric ozone profiles from balloon soundings and from other techniques: a possible explanation, in Ozone in the troposphere and the stratosphere, Proceedings of the quadrennial ozone symposium held in Charlottesville June 1992, NASA Conference publication 3266, 815-818, 1994.
  • De Muer, D., H. De Backer, and Ph. Van Haver,Trend analysis of 25 years of regular ozone soundings at Uccle (Belgium),Proceedings of EUROTRAC Symposium '94, SPB Academic Publishing bv, 330-334, 1994.
  • De Muer D., R. Heylen, M. Van Loey and G. De Sadelaer, Photochemical ozone production in the convective mixed layer, studied with a tethered sounding system, Proceedings of EUROTRAC Symposium '96, Vol 1: Clouds, Aerosols, Modelling and Photo-oxidants, pp. 979-984, 1997.
  • De Muer, D., Joint publication (15 co-authors), Ground-based validation of GOME total ozone measurements by means of Dobson, Brewer and GUV instruments,Proceedings of the XVIII Quadrennial Ozone Symposium 1996, edited by R. Bojkov and G. Visconti, Parco Scientifico e Tecnologico d'Abruzzo, Italy (\textit{peer reviewed}), Vol. 2, pp. 665-668, 1998.
  • Hennen, Olivier, M. De Mazière, M. Van Roozendael, J-C. Lambert, R. Mahieu, P. Demoulin, G. Roland and H. De Backer, Observations coupled to the overpasses of the polar vortex over mid-latitude Europe in winter 1995-1996, Polar stratospheric ozone 1997, Proceedings of the fourth European symposium, Schliersee, Bavaria, Germany, Edited by N.R.P. Harris, I. Kilbane-Dawe and G.T. Amanatidis, 451-454, European comission, 1998.
  • Rex, Markus, P. von der Gathen, N.R.P. Harris, E. Reimer, A. Beck, R. Alfier, R. Krüger-Cartensen, B.M. Knudsen, I.S. Mikkelsen, M. Chipperfield, D. Lucic, M. Allaart, H. De Backer, G.O. Braathen, S. Reid, H. Claude, F. O'Connor, H. Dier, H. Fast, A. Gamma, M. Gil, S. Godin, M. Guirlet, E. Kyrö, M. Rummukainen, Z. Litynska, B. Kois, G. Murphy, F. Ravegani, C. Varotsos, J. Wenger, V. Yushkov, V. Dorokhov, C. Zerefos, D. Balis and I. Ziomass, Chemical ozone loss in the Arctic winters 1991/92 and 1994/95 (Match), Polar stratospheric ozone, Proceedings of the third European symposium on polar stratospheric ozone Schliersee, Bavaria, Germany, Edited by J.A. Pyle, N.R.P. Harris and G.T. Amanatidis, 586-589, European commission, 1995.
  • Schoubs, E., D. De Muer,Validation of ERS-2 GOME data by ground-based observations at Uccle (Belgium), GOME Geophysical Validation Campaign ? Final Results, Workshop Proceedings, ESA-ESRIN, Frascati 24-26 Jan. 1996,ESA WPP-108, pp. 133-139, 1996.
  • Schoubs, E., D. De Muer, Validation of GOME with ground-based ozone measurements at Uccle (Belgium), Proceedings of the Third ERS Symposium on Space at the service of our environment, Vol 2, pp. 715-718, 1997.
  • Schulz, Astrid, P. von der Gathen, M. Rex, N. Harris, G.O. Braathen, E. Reimer, R. Alfer, I. Kilbane-Dawe, M. Allaart, M. Alpers, D. Balis, B.R. Bojkov, J. Cisneros, H. Claude, J. Davies, H. De Backer, H. Dier, V. Dorokhov, H. Fast, S. Godin, G. Hansen, E. Kosmidis, E. Kyrö, Z. Litynska, I.S. Mikkelsen, M. Molyneux, H. Nakane, F. O'Connor, C. Parrondo, F. Ravegnani, P.Srivankova. C. Varotsos, C. Vialle, P. Viatte and C. Zerefos, Chemical ozone loss determined with match, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 1, number 3, 24th General assembly of EGS, p 689, 1999.
  • Van Haver, Ph., and D. De Muer,Seasonal and long term variation of stratospheric ozone intrusions into the troposphere and photochemical ozone production in the boundary layer at Uccle (Belgium),Proceedings of EUROTRAC Symposium '94, SPB Academic Publishing bv, pp. 335-340, 1994.
 
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Other publications

  • Adams, F., G. Brasseur, R. Colin, D. De Muer, and al. Belgian Impulse Programme Global Change 1990-1996: Changes in the chemical Composition of the Atmosphere, Report OSTC D/1997/1191/10 Gepubliceerd door DWTC, pp. 1-80, 1997.
  • Attmannspacher, W., J. de la Noé, D. De Muer, J. Lenoble, G. Mégie, J. Pelon, P. Pruvost, R. Reiter, Ozone comparisons, SAGE II European Correlative experiments (Final Report), pp. 68-84, 1987.
  • Attmannspacher, W., J. Cisneros, H. Claude, C. De Bakker, D. De Muer, R. Hartmannsgruber, A. Lovisa, P. Marche, G. Mégie, K. Munzert, R. Reiter, Ozone sonde and Dobson spectrometer data obtained during the MAP/GLOBUS 1983 campaign over Western Europe, Gesellschaft für Strahlen- und Umweltforschung mbH München (GSF) -Bericht 5/87, 270 pp., 1987.
  • De Backer, Hugo and D. De Muer, Variaties van de natuurlijke radioaktiviteit in de atmosferische grenslaag: invloed van meteorologische parameters, K.M.I. publicaties serie B nr 125, 26pp, 1987.
  • De Backer, Hugo, Analysis and interpretation of ozone observations at Uccle (1969-1993), Ph. D. thesis, Vrije Univeriteit Brussel, 160pp, 1994.
  • De Backer, Hugo, Ozone measurements at the Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium, Nouvelles de la science et des technologies, vol 13, no 2/3/4, 61-66, Coördinated by D. Cahen, Groupe opérationelle de Recherche, de Documentation et d'Etude sur la Science, 1995.
  • De Backer, Hugo, Zenith observations of total ozone in Uccle, Wetenschappelijke en technische publicaties van het K.M.I. no 6, ISSN D/1998/0224/006, K.M.I., Ukkel, 12pp, 1998. pdf (1.3Mb) .
  • De Backer, Hugo, Homogenisation of ozone vertical profile measurements at Uccle, Wetenschappelijke en technische publicaties van het K.M.I. no 7, ISSN D1999/0224/007, K.M.I., 26pp, Ukkel, 1999. pdf (400kb) .
  • De Muer, D., Ozone and total oxidant level in the surface layer at Uccle, Publicaties K.M.I., Serie A, nr 87, 25 pp., 1975.
  • De Muer, D., Metingen van de totale hoeveelheid atmosferische ozon te Ukkel en in het Europees ozon-netwerk, Publicaties K.M.I., Serie A, nr 91, pp. 133-141, 1975.
  • De Muer, D., Over een methode voor de doorlopende meting van de natuurlijke radioactiviteit in de lucht, Publicaties K.M.I., Serie B, nr 92, 15 pp., 1978.
  • De Muer, D., Vertical ozone distribution over Uccle during a passage of the polar front, Publicaties K.M.I., Serie B, nr 104, 20 pp., 1979.
  • De Muer, D., Wordt de atmosferische ozon bedreigd ?, Leefmilieu, 2de jaargang, pp. 71-81, 1979.
  • De Muer, D., Meting van de natuurlijke radioactiviteit te Ukkel en te Dourbes, Publicaties K.M.I., Serie B, nr 113, 17 pp., 1981.
  • De Muer, D., E. De Dycker, H. Malcorps, L. Trullemans, L. Van der Auwera, M. Vandiepenbeeck, De kernramp te Tsjernobyl: Meteorologische aspecten voor België, Publicaties K.M.I., serie A, nr 121, 65 pp., 1988.
  • De Muer, D.,De ozonlaag,Publicaties K.M.I., serie A, nr 124, pp. 44-54, 1990.
  • D. De Muer, Ph. Van Haver and H. De Backer, Vertical profiles of ozone and meteorological parameters at Uccle, Belgium, Transport and Chemical Transformation of Pollutants in the Troposphere, Vol. 6: Tropospheric Ozone Research, Springer-Verlag Berlin, pp. 396-404, 1997.
  • De Muer, D. (Coauteur van hoofdstukken 2 en 3),Ozon en Ultraviolette Straling: Waarnemingen en onderzoek in Nederland en België?, Een gezamenlijke publicatie van KNMI, KMI, RIVM en BIRA, 1997.
  • De Muer D., Assessment of trends in the vertical distribution of ozone?, WMO Ozone Research and Monitoring Project Report No. 43, co-author of Chapter 1 (pp. 3-96) en Chapter 3 (pp. 191-284), 1998.
  • De Muer, D and P. de La Vallée, Study of tropospheric ozone, based on balloon soundings, TOR-2 Annual report 1998, Eurotrac-2, GSF-forschungzentrum für Umwelt und Gesundheit GmbH, München, pp. 84-87, 1999.
  • Malcorps, H., D. De Muer, Automatisering van een Dobson-ozonspectrofotometer, Publicaties K.M.I., Serie B, nr 87, 15 pp., 1977.
 
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