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Ozone, UV and Aerosol studies

Publications 2016

Papers with peer review

  • Sanders, A.F.J., Verstraeten, W.W., Kooreman, M.L., van Leth, T.C., Beringer, J. and Joiner, J., Spaceborne Sun-Induced Vegetation Fluorescence Time Series from 2007 to 2015 Evaluated with Australian Flux Tower Measurements, Remote Sens. 2016, 8(11), 895; doi:10.3390/rs8110895.
  • R. Hamdi, F. Duchêne, J. Berckmans, A. Delcloo, C. Vanpoucke and P. Termonia, Evolution of urban heat wave intensity for the Brussels Capital Region in the ARPEGE-Climat A1B scenario, Urban Climate, 17, 176–195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2016.08.001, 2212-0955, 2016.
  • Heue, K.-P., Coldewey-Egbers, M., Delcloo, A., Lerot, C., Loyola, D., Valks, P., and van Roozendael, M.: Trends of tropical tropospheric ozone from 20 years of European satellite measurements and perspectives for the Sentinel-5 Precursor, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 5037-5051, doi:10.5194/amt-9-5037-2016, 2016 (link to article).
  • Pieter De Meutter, Johan Camps, Andy Delcloo, Benoît Deconninck, Piet Termonia, On the capability to model the background and its uncertainty of CTBT-relevant radioxenon isotopes in Europe by using ensemble dispersion modeling, Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, Volume 164, November 2016, Pages 280-290, ISSN 0265-931X, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvrad. 2016.07.033.
  • Van Malderen, R., Allaart, M. A. F., De Backer, H., Smit, H. G. J., and De Muer, D.: On instrumental errors and related correction strategies of ozonesondes: possible effect on calculated ozone trends for the nearby sites Uccle and De Bilt, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 3793-3816, doi:10.5194/amt-9-3793-2016, 2016 (link to article).
  • Hubert, D., Lambert, J.-C., Verhoelst, T., Granville, J., Keppens, A., Baray, J.-L., Bourassa, A. E., Cortesi, U., Degenstein, D. A., Froidevaux, L., Godin-Beekmann, S., Hoppel, K. W., Johnson, B. J., Kyrölä, E., Leblanc, T., Lichtenberg, G., Marchand, M., McElroy, C. T., Murtagh, D., Nakane, H., Portafaix, T., Querel, R., Russell III, J. M., Salvador, J., Smit, H. G. J., Stebel, K., Steinbrecht, W., Strawbridge, K. B., Stübi, R., Swart, D. P. J., Taha, G., Tarasick, D. W., Thompson, A. M., Urban, J., van Gijsel, J. A. E., Van Malderen, R., von der Gathen, P., Walker, K. A., Wolfram, E., and Zawodny, J. M.: Ground-based assessment of the bias and long-term stability of 14 limb and occultation ozone profile data records, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 2497-2534, doi:10.5194/amt-9-2497-2016, 2016 (link to article)
  • Haeffelin, M., Laffineur, Q., Bravo-Aranda, J.-A., Drouin, M.-A., Casquero-Vera, J.-A., Dupont, J.-D., and De Backer, H.: Radiation fog formation alerts using attenuated backscatter power from automatic Lidars and ceilometers, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 5347-5365, doi:10.5194/amt-9-5347-2016, 2016. (link to article).
  • Rommens, Kristine, D. Jegou, H. De Backer and J. Weyler, Seasonal variation in cutaneous melanoma incidence, link with recent UV levels: a population-based study in Belgium (2006-2011), Melanoma Research 26:195-201, 2016.DOI: 10.1097/CMR.0000000000000238 (link to abstract)
  • Hassinen, S., Balis, D., Bauer, H., Begoin, M., Delcloo, A., Eleftheratos, K., Gimeno Garcia, S., Granville, J., Grossi, M., Hao, N., Hedelt, P., Hendrick, F., Hess, M., Heue, K.-P., Hovila, J., Jønch-Sørensen, H., Kalakoski, N., Kauppi, A., Kiemle, S., Kins, L., Koukouli, M. E., Kujanpää, J., Lambert, J.-C., Lang, R., Lerot, C., Loyola, D., Pedergnana, M., Pinardi, G., Romahn, F., van Roozendael, M., Lutz, R., De Smedt, I., Stammes, P., Steinbrecht, W., Tamminen, J., Theys, N., Tilstra, L. G., Tuinder, O. N. E., Valks, P., Zerefos, C., Zimmer, W., and Zyrichidou, I.: Overview of the O3M SAF GOME-2 operational atmospheric composition and UV radiation data products and data availability, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 383-407, doi:10.5194/amt-9-383-2016, 2016.
 

Proceedings

  • D. Hubert, A. Keppens, J. Granville, T. Verhoelst, J.-C. Lambert, A. Delcloo , A. Hauchecorne, R. Kivi and R. Stübi, Ground-based validation of CCI ozone profile Climate Research Data Package release 2015, Living Planet Symposium 2016, Prague, Czech Republic, 9-13 May, 2016.
 

Posters

  • Gossart, A., Souverijns, N., Lhermitte, S., Gorodetskaya, I., Lenaerts, J., Mangold, A., Laffineur, Q. and Van Lipzig, N., An assessment of the COSMO-CLM simulation of surface mass balance processes over Antarctica, COSMO/CLM/ART User Seminar 2016, Offenbach, Germany, March 7-9 2016.
  • Souverijns, N., Gossart, A., Gorodetskaya, I., Lhermitte, S., Mangold, A., Laffineur, Q. and Van Lipzig, N., The representation of radiation, clouds and precipitation in a default COSMO-CLM simulation over Antarctica, COSMO/CLM/ART User Seminar 2016, Offenbach, Germany, March 7-9 2016
  • Mangold, A., Laffineur, Q., De Backer, H., Herenz, P., Wex, H., Gossart, A., Souverijns, N., Gorodetskaya, I.. and N. Van Lipzig, Aerosol and CCN properties at Princess Elisabeth station, East Antarctica: seasonality, new particle formation events and properties around precipitation events, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, 17-22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria.
  • Gossart, A., Souverijns, N., S., Gorodetskaya, I., Lhermitte, S, Lenaerts, J., Mangold, A., Laffineur, Q., Palm, S. and Van Lipzig, N, Snowdrift events detection: a comparaison of satellite imagery with ground-based remote sensing observations at Princess Elisabeth Station, East Antarctica, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, 17-22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria.
  • Souverijns, N., Gossart, A., Gorodetskaya, I., Lhermitte, S., Van Tricht, K., Mangold, A., Laffineur, Q. and Van Lipzig, N., Climatology of clouds and precipitation over East Antarctica using ground-based remote sensing at the Princess Elisabeth Station, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2016, 17-22 April 2016, Vienna, Austria.
  • Mangold, A., Laffineur, Q., De Bock, V., Hermans, C., Gielen, C., Gorodetskaya, I., Herenz, P., Wex, H., Verhasselt, K., Oosterbos, S., Kuppens, S. and H. De Backer, Atmospheric aerosol characterisation at Princess Elisabeth station, East Antarctica, BNCGG-BNCAR Symposium, Unlocking a continent: Scientific research at the Belgian Princess Elisabeth Station Antarctica 2008-2016, 29 April 2016, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Mangold, A., Laffineur, Q., Van Malderen, R., De Bock, V., Hermans, C., Nys, K. and De Backer, H., Analysis of total ozone and UV radiation and of vertical profile measurements of temperature, humidity and wind data at Princess Elisabeth Station, East Antarctica, BNCGG-BNCAR Symposium, Unlocking a continent: Scientific research at the Belgian Princess Elisabeth Station Antarctica 2008-2016, 29 April 2016, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Gorodetskaya, I., Maahn, M., Kneifel, S., Thiery, W., Van Tricht, K., Gallé, H., Lenaerts, J., Souverijns, N., Gossart, A., Schween, J., Lhermitte, S., Mangold, A., Laffineur, Q., Reijmer, C., van den Broeke, M., Crewell, S. and Van Lipzig, N., Cloud precipitation and surface mass balance measurements at Princess Elisabeth Station: a unique observatory in East Antarctica, BNCGG-BNCAR Symposium, Unlocking a continent: Scientific research at the Belgian Princess Elisabeth Station Antarctica 2008-2016, 29 April 2016, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Gielen, C., Van Roozendael, M., Hermans, C., Hendrick, F., Fayt, C., De Backer, H., Mangold, A., De Bock, V., Laffineur, Q., Van Lipzig, N., Souverijns, N., Gorodetskaya, I., Lhermitte, S. and Gossart, A., Aerosol and ozone measurements from the recently installed MAX-DOAS instrument at the Princess Elisabeth Station in the framework of the AEROCLOUD project, BNCGG-BNCAR Symposium, Unlocking a continent: Scientific research at the Belgian Princess Elisabeth Station Antarctica 2008-2016, 29 April 2016, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Haeffelin, M., Laffineur, Q., Bravo-Aranda, J.-A., Drouin, M.-A., Casquero-Vera, J.-A., Dupont, J.-D., and De Backer, H., PARAFOG: Pre-FOG alert tool based on ceilometer measurements, Journée Scientifique SIRTA 2016, 23 June 2016, Paris, France.
  • Laffineur, Q., Haeffelin, M., Dupont, J.-C., Bravo-Aranda, J.A., Drouin, M.-A. and De Backer, H., Statistical analysis of parameters computed by PARAFOG: a new pathway to increase knowledge on the early stage of fog formation, 7th International Conference on Fog, Fog Collection and Dew, Wroclaw, Poland, 24-29 July 2016.
  • Herenz. P., Mangold, A., Wex, H. and F. Stratmann, CCN measurements at the Princess Elisabeth Antarctica Research Station, 17th International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation, 25-29 July 2016, Manchester, United Kingdom.
  • Berckmans, J., Pottiaux, E., Van Malderen, R., and Hamdi, R., "Evaluation of the atmospheric water vapor in the regional climate model ALARO coupled to the land surface scheme SURFEX using GNSS observations", COST ES1206 GNSS4SWEC Summer School/Workshop, Potsdam, Germany, 29 August - 2 September 2016 (pdf).
  • Namaoui, H., Kahlouche, S., Belbachir, A.H., Van Malderen, R., Brenot, H., and Pottiaux, E., "First results of GPS water vapour and its comparison with radiosondes and ERA-Interim Reanalysis in Algeria", COST ES1206 GNSS4SWEC Summer School/Workshop, Potsdam, Germany, 29 August - 2 September 2016 (pdf).
  • Van Malderen, R., Pateraki, N., De Backer, H., Smit, H.G.J., and V. Thouret, "Comparison of tropospheric ozone profiles at Brussels, measured with MOZAIC aircraft and ozonesondes", Quadrennial Ozone Symposium, Edinburgh, UK,  4-9 September 2016 (pdf).
  • Van Malderen, R., Allaart, M.A.F., De Backer, H., Smit, H.G.J., and De Muer, D., "Testing the SI²N Ozonesonde Data Quality Assessment for the nearby stations Uccle (BE) and De Bilt (NL)", Quadrennial Ozone Symposium, Edinburgh, UK, 4-9 September 2016. (pdf).
  • O.N.E. Tuinder, A. Delcloo, M. Hess, S. Shah, Reprocessed Metop/GOME-2 Vertical Ozone Profiles, Quadrennial Ozone Symposium, Edinburgh, UK, 4-9 September 2016.
  • A. Keppens, J.-C. Lambert, D. Hubert, J. Granville, T. Verhoelst, S. Compernolle, J. van Peet, R. van der A, G. Miles, R. Siddans, C. Clerbaux, P.-F. Coheur, A. Delcloo, S. Godin-Beekmann, R. Kivi, R. Stübi, C. Zehner, Comprehensive quality assessment of GOME- and IASI-type multi-mission tropospheric ozone data records, Quadrennial Ozone Symposium, Edinburgh, UK, 4-9 September 2016.
  • Andy Delcloo, Diego Loyola, Olaf Tuinder and Pieter Valks, Validation of GOME-2/METOP-A and GOME-2/METOP-B tropospheric ozone column products, using balloon sounding data, EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite conference, 26 - 30 September, 2016, Darmstadt, Germany.
  • Mangold, A., D. Elst, A. Delcloo, R. Hamdi and C. Hermans, Measurements of the aerosol composition of the Brussels sub-urban atmosphere and implications for the emission scheme of a regional chemical transport model, 32nd International Conference on Environmental Geochemistry and Health, Society for Environmental Geochemistry and Health, SEGH, 4–8 July 2016, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Andy Delcloo, Klaus-Peter Heue, Arno Keppens, Melanie Coldewey-Egbers, Christophe Lerot, Daan Hubert, Tijl Verhoelst, Diego Loyola, Pieter Valks, Jean-Christopher Lambert, Jacquie Witte, Anne Thompson and Michel van Roozendael, Validation Of The ESA-CCI Harmonized Tropospheric Ozone Column Data Product, Using Balloon Sounding DataESA Atmospheric Composition Validation and Evolution conference, Frascati, Itly, 18 - 20 October, 2016.
  • Klos, A., Bock, O., Pottiaux, E., Van Malderen, R., and Bogusz, J. "Autoregressive Processes in Homogenization of GNSS Tropospheric Data", AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, US, 12-16 December 2016 (pdf
  • Fountoulakis, I., Bais, A.F., Lakkala, K., Toth, Z., De Bock, V., Diémoz, H., Doppler, L., Feister, U., Fragkos, K., Gröbner, J., Heikkilä, A., Karppinen, T., Koskela, T., San Atanasio, J.M., Siani, A.M. and Smedley, A.R.D., Temperature dependence of the Brewer spectral UV and total ozone column measurements, Quadrennial Ozone Symposium, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 4-9 September, 2016
 

Talks

  • Van Malderen R., Allaart M. A. F., De Backer H., Smit H. G. J., and De Muer D., "On instrumental errors and related correction strategies of ozonesondes: possible effect on calculated ozone trends for the nearby sites Uccle and De Bilt", SPARC Workshop Stratospheric Change and its Role for Climate Prediction (SHARP), Berlin, German, 16-19 February 2016 (pptx-file, 2.4Mb)
  • Van Malderen R., Pottiaux E., Brenot H., Beirle S., Wagner T., De Backer H. and Bruyninx C., "Time variability of IWV datasets retrieved from IGS repro1, GOMESCIA satellite measurements and reanalyses", COST ES1206 GNSS4SWEC Workshop, Reykjavik, Iceland, 8-10 March 2016 (pptx-file, 2.8Mb)
  • Van Lipzig, N., De Backer, H., Van Roozendael, M., Souverijns, S., Gossart, A., Gorodetskaya, I., Lhermitte, S., Mangold, A., Laffineur, Q., Gielen, C., Hendrick, F. and C. Hermans, The AEROCLOUD project: How do aerosols and clouds affect the East Antarctic climate?, BNCGG-BNCAR Symposium, Unlocking a continent: Scientific research at the Belgian Princess Elisabeth Station Antarctica 2008-2016, 29 April 2016, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Gossart, A., Souverijns, N., Lhermitte, S., Gorodetskaya, I., Lenaerts, J., Mangold, A., Laffineur, Q., Palm, S. and Van Lipzig, N, Remote sensing retrieval of drifting/blowing snow events: a comparison between satellite and ground-based observations at Princess Elisabeth Station, East Antarctica, BNCGG-BNCAR Symposium, Unlocking a continent: Scientific research at the Belgian Princess Elisabeth Station Antarctica 2008-2016, 29 April 2016, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Mangold, A., De Bock, V., Van Malderen, R., De Backer, H., Gielen, C. and C. Hermans, Ozone, UV and aerosol optical depth derived from Brewer spectrophotometer observations at Princess Elisabeth Station, East Antarctica, Brewer Ozone Spectrophotometer and Metrology Open Workshop, 15th Biennal WMO-GAW Brewer Users Group Meeting, Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel, Azores, Portugal, 17 – 20 May 2016.
  • Smit, H.G.J., Oltmans, S.J., and O3S-DQA Panel, "Ozone Data Quality Assessment (O3S-DQA) in a Historical Perspective: Resolving inhomogenities in long term ozone sounding records and assessing their uncertainties", UTLS Observation Workshop, Geneva, Switzerland, 24-27 May 2016 (abstract)
  • Laffineur, Q. and Haeffelin, M., PARAFOG: a new decision support system for radiation fog forecasting by using ALC, COST ES1303 - TOPROF 6th MC and WG meeting, Varna, Bulgaria, 01-03 June, 2016.
  • Laffineur, Q., Haeffelin, M., Dupont, J.-C., Bravo-Aranda, J.A., Drouin, M.-A., Casquero-Vera J.A. and De Backer, H., PARAFOG: A new decision support system for radiation fog forecasting based on analysis of ALC measurements, 7th International Conference on Fog, Fog Collection and Dew, Wroclaw, Poland, 24-29 July 2016.
  • Klos, A., Teferle, F.N., Bock, O., Pottiaux, E., Van Malderen, R., and Bogusz, J., "A homogenization of GNSS tropospheric data with autoregressive process", COST ES1206 GNSS4SWEC Summer School/Workshop, Potsdam, Germany, 29 August - 2 September 2016 (pdf)
  • Rex, M., Ancellet, G., Balis, D., Balugin, N., Deckelmann, H., Dirksen, R., Eriksen, P., Gerding, M., Godin-Beekmann, S., Harris, N. R. P., Jepsen, N., Johnson, B., Kivi, R., Kois, B., Kustov, V., Lang, E. K., Larsen, N., Lehmann, R., Makshtas, A., Maturilli, M., Meier, S., Moore, D., Nakajima, H., Oelsner, P., Semenov, S., Stübi, R., Tarasick, D., Van Malderen, R., von der Gathen, P., Wohltmann, I., Yushkov, V., and Zerefos, C., "Arctic ozone loss during the exceptionally cold winter 2015/16 as determined by Match and the ATLAS model ", Quadrennial Ozone Symposium, Edinburgh, UK, 4-9 September 2016
  • Smit, H. G. J., Oltmans, S. J., Braathen, G., Davies, J., Deshler, T.,  Johnson, B., Kivi, R., Van Malderen, R., Schmidlin, F., Steinbrecht, W.,  Stübi, R., Tarasick, D., Thompson, A. M., and Witte, J., "Ozone Data Quality Assessment (O3S-DQA): Resolving inhomogenities in long term ozone sounding records and assessing their uncertainties", Quadrennial Ozone Symposium, Edinburgh, UK, 4-9 September 2016
  • K.-P. Heue, A. Delcloo, P. Valks, and D. Loyola, Tropospheric Ozone from GOME-2 in combination with other stratospheric ozone measurements, Quadrennial Ozone Symposium, Edinburgh, UK, 4-9 September 2016.
  • Andy Delcloo, Diego Loyola, Olaf Tuinder and Pieter Valks, Validation of GOME-2/METOP-A and GOME-2/METOP-B tropospheric ozone column products, using balloon sounding data, Quadrennial Ozone Symposium, Edinburgh, UK, 4-9 September 2016
  • von der Gathen, P., Rex, M., Wohltmann, I., and the MATCH team, "Arctic ozone loss during the exceptionally cold winter 2015/16 as determined by Match and the ATLAS model", POLSTRACC Science Workshop, Klingenmünster, Germany, 9-10 October 2016
  • Van Malderen, R., Berckmans, J., De Cruz, L., De Troch, R., and Van Schaeybroeck, B., "Status and plans of using ground-based GNSS at RMI", E-GVAP Annual meeting, Copenhague, Denmark, 6-7 December 2016 (pdf)