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Ozone, UV and Aerosol studies

Publications 2018

Papers with peer review

  • López-Solano, J., Redondas, A., Carlund, T., Rodriguez-Franco, J. J., Diémoz, H., León-Luis, S. F., Hernández-Cruz, B., Guirado-Fuentes, C., Kouremeti, N., Gröbner, J., Kazadzis, S., Carreño, V., Berjón, A., Santana-Díaz, D., Rodríguez-Valido, M., De Bock, V., Moreta, J. R., Rimmer, J., Smedley, A. R. D., Boulkelia, L., Jepsen, N., Eriksen, P., Bais, A. F., Shirotov, V., Vilaplana, J. M., Wilson, K. M., and Karppinen, T.: Aerosol optical depth in the European Brewer Network, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 3885-3902, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-3885-2018, 2018 (link to article)
  • Souverijns, N., A. Gossart, I. V. Gorodetskaya, S. Lhermitte, A. Mangold, Q. Laffineur, A. Delcloo and N. P. M. Van Lipzig, How does the ice sheet surface mass balance relate to snowfall? Insights from a ground-based precipitation radar in East Antarctica, The Cryosphere 12, 19887-2003, 2018.
  • Philipona, R., Mears, C., Fujiwara, M., Jeannet, P., Thorne, P., Bodeker, G., Haimberger, L., Hervo, M., Popp, C., Romanens, G., Steinbrecht, W., Stübi, R., and Van Malderen, R. (2018). Radiosondes show that after decades of cooling, the lower stratosphere is now warming. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123, 12,509–12,522. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JD028901 (link to article).
  • Van Malderen, R., Pottiaux, E., Stankunavicius, G., Beirle, S., Wagner, T., Brenot, H., and Bruyninx, C.: Interpreting the time variability of world-wide GPS and GOME/SCIAMACHY integrated water vapour retrievals, using reanalyses as auxiliary tools, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2018-1170, in review, 2018 (link to article).
  • Berckmans, J., Van Malderen, R., Pottiaux, E., Pacione, R., and Hamdi, R.: Validating the water vapour content from a reanalysis product and a regional climate model over Europe based on GNSS observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2018-1097, in review, 2018 (link to article).
  • Fountoulakis Ilias, C.S. Zerefos, A. F. Bais, J. Kapsomenakis, M.-E. Koukouli, N. Ohkawara, V.Fioletov, H. De Backer, K. Kakkala, T. Karppinen and A. R. Webb, Twenty-five years of spectral UV-B measurements over Canada, Europe and Japan : Trends and effects from changes in ozone, aerosols, clouds and surface refectivity, Comptes Rendus Geoscience, 350, p393-402, 2018 (doi.org/10.1016/j.crte.2018.07.011).
  • De Meutter, P., Camps, J., Delcloo, A., Deconninck, B., & Termonia, P. (2018). Time resolution requirements for civilian radioxenon emission data for the CTBT verification regime. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 182, 117-127.
  • Maurer, C, Eslinger, P, Baré, J, Kusmierczyk-Michulec, J, Seibert, P, Orr, B, Philipp, A, Ross, O, Generoso, S, Achim, P, Schoeppner, M, Malo, A, Ringbom, A, Saunier, O, Quelo, D, Mathieu, A, Kijima, Y, Crawford, A, Stein, A, Chai, T, Ngan, F, Leadbetter, S, De Meutter, P, Delcloo, A, Britton, R, Davies, A, Glascoe, L, Lucas, D, Simpson, M, Vogt, P, Kalinowski, M and Bowyer, T (2018)  International challenge to model the long-range transport of radioxenon released from medical isotope production to six Comprehensive Nuclear Test- Ban Treaty monitoring stations. Accepted for publication in Journal of Environmental Radioactivity.
  • Verstraeten, W.W. , Boersma, K. , Douros, I. , Williams, J. , Eskes, H. , Liu, F. , Beirle, S. & Delcloo, A. (2018). Top-Down NOX Emissions of European Cities Based on the Downwind Plume of Modelled and Space-Borne Tropospheric NO2 Columns. Sensors. 18. 2893. 10.3390/s18092893.
  • De Meutter, P., Camps, J., Delcloo, A., & Termonia, P. (2018). Source localisation and its uncertainty quantification after the third DPRK nuclear test. SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 8.http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-28403-z
 

Talks

  • Andy Delcloo, Contribution of RMI to the Belgian Convention for Radiation Protection Research, workshop to prepare 5-year work plan, SCK-CEN, Brussels, 1 March 2018.
  • Roeland Van Malderen, Julie Berckmans, Eric Pottiaux, and Rosa Pacione, "Evaluation of the atmospheric water vapor content in the regional climate model ALARO-0 using GNSS observations from EPN Repro2", European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria, 8–13 April 2018
  • Thomas Wagner, Steffen Beirle, Steffen Dörner, Yang Wang, Diego Loyola, and Roeland Van Malderen, "Global maps of water vapor trends and correlation of the water vapor distribution to different teleconnection indices derived from 20 years of combined GOME-SCIAMACHY-GOME-2 observations", European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, Vienna, Austria, 8–13 April 2018
  • Souverijns, N., A. Gossart, S. Lhermitte, I. V. Gorodetskaya, S. Kneifel, M. Maahn, F. L. Bliven, A. Mangold, Q. Laffineur, A. Delcloo and N. P. M. Van Lipzig, Snowfall rate retrieval and its relation with the Antarctic surface mass balance, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, Abstract EGU2018-12630, 8-13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria, 2018.
  • Klaus-Peter Heue, Jian Xu, Diego Loyola, Pieter Valks, Michel van Roozendal, Christophe Lerot, Jean-Christopher Lambert, Mariliza Koukouli, Dimitris Balis, Katerina Garane, and Andy Delcloo, Total and Tropospheric ozone columns from S5P ,European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, Abstract EGU2018-8135, 8-13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria, 2018.
  • P De Meutter, J Camps, A Delcloo, P Termonia, Source localisation of the Ru-106 detected in autumn 2017, NERIS workshop, 25 - 27 April 2018, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Emmanuel H. Van Lil and Roeland Van Malderen, "On the worst case trajectories of microwave links above Belgium", 2nd URSI Atlantic Radio Science Meeting, Gran Canaria, 28 May – 1 June 2018 (paper, presentation).
  • A. Klos, R. Van Malderen, E. Pottiaux, F. Alshawaf, O. Bock, J. Bogusz, B. Chimani, P. Domonkos, M. Elias, M. Gruszczynska, J. Guijarro, S. Zengin Kazanci, T. Ning and V. Tornatore, "Homogenization of tropospheric data: evaluating the algorithms under the presence of autoregressive process", IX Hotine-Marussi Symposium, Rome, 18-22 June 2018.
  • Mangold, A., Q. Laffineur, A. Delcloo, C. Hermans, F. Hendrick, A. Gossart, N. Souverijns, P. Herenz, H. Wex, N. Van Lipzig and H. De Backer, Aerosol variability linked to clouds and precipitation in the Sor Rondane area, POLAR2018, SCAR/IASC Open Science Conference, Davos, Switzerland, 19-23 June 2018.
  • P. Herenz, H. Wex, A. Mangold, Q. Laffineur, I. V. Gorodestkaya, Z. L. Fleming, M. Panagi and F. Stratmann, Aerosol and CCN Properties and Sources in East Antarctica during Austral Summer, POLAR2018, SCAR/IASC Open Science Conference, Davos, Switzerland, 19-23 June 2018.
  • Pieter De Meutter, Andy Delcloo, Johan Camps, Benoît Deconninck and Piet Termonia, Simulating Xe-133 concentrations at IMS noble-gas-stations using stack emission data from medical isotope production facilities, WOSMIP VII, December 3-7 2018, Sydney, Australia.
  • J. Camps, C. Gueibe, J. Rutten, T. Vidmar, F. Menneson, A. Delcloo and B. Deconninck, Xenon Release Source Term Estimation Based on Near-range Monitoring and Atmospheric Dispersion Modelling, WOSMIP VII, December 3-7 2018, Sydney, Australia.
  • C. Clerbaux, M. George, L. Clarisse, Q. Laffineur, M. D. Froom and M. Parrington, Pollution transported by hurricane Ophelia: 3D observations by ground-based, aircraft and satellite data compared with CAMS atmospheric composition analyses, AGU Fall Meeting 2018, 10-14 December 2018, Washington, USA.
 

Posters

  • Mangold, A., Q. Laffineur, R. Van Malderen, C. Hermans, K. Nys, M. Verbruggen and H. De Backer, Total ozone, UV and radio sounding measurements in the Sør Rondane Mountains, POLAR2018, SCAR/IASC Open Science Conference, Davos, Switzerland, 19-23 June 2018.
  • Souverijns, N., Gossart, A., Lhermitte, S., Gorodetskaya, I.V., Kneifel, S., Maahn, M., Bliven, F.L., Mangold, A., Laffineur, Q., Delcloo, A., and van Lipzig, N.P.M. (2018) Snowfall Rate Retrieval and its Relation with the Antarctic Surface Mass Balance, Polar 2018, Davos, Switzerland, 18-26 June 2018.
  • Laffineur, Q., A. Delcloo, A. Mangold, V. De Bock and H. De Backer, Misidentification of smoke plumes over Europe: joint use of ceilometer measurements with dispersion model increases their identification, European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, Abstract EGU2018-10120, 8-13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria, 2018.
  • Willem W. Verstraeten, Folkert K.F. Boersma, John Douros, Jason E. Williams, Henk Eskes, and Andy Delcloo, NOX emissions of European cities derived from modelled and spaceborne tropospheric NO2 columns,European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, Abstract EGU2018-7700, 8-13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria, 2018.
  • Willem W. Verstraeten, Sébastien Dujardin, Lucie Hoebeke, Marijke Hendrickx, Mikhail Sofiev, and Andy W. Delcloo, Assessing birch pollen levels in Belgium by integrating spaceborne observations of vegetation activity into an air mass transport model,European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018, Abstract EGU2018-7943, 8-13 April 2018, Vienna, Austria, 2018.
  • Andy W. Delcloo and Pieter De Meutter, Uncertainty quantification of Lagrangian dispersion modelling using ECMWF’s ERA5 ensemble data within the framework of the ATM Challenge, NERIS workshop, 25 - 27 April 2018, Dublin, Ireland.
  • De Meutter, P., Camps, J., Delcloo, A., & Termonia, P. (2018). Source localization of ruthenium-106 detections in autumn 2017 using inverse modelling. International Technical Meeting on Air Pollution Modeling and Its Application XXVI, 14 – 18 May, Ottawa, Canada.
  • Andy W. Delcloo and Pieter De Meutter, uncertainty in Lagrangian dispersion modelling, using ECMWF’s new ERA5 ensemble, ITM 2018, 14 - 18 May 2018, Ottawa, Canada.
  • A. Delcloo, Q. Laffineur and H. De Backer, Confusing situation of the European air traffic on October 2017: joint use of ceilometer measurements together with dispersion model output and CAMS forecasts are an asset for making critical decisions, EUNADICS-AV scientific conference, 19 June 2018, Rome, Italy, 2018.
  • Bruffaerts N., Hoebeke L., Guilbert A., Cox B., Delcloo A., Van Nieuwenhuyse A., Hendrickx M., airborne pollen concentrations in Brussels (Belgium): long-term trends and health impact, ICA 2018, 1 - 5 September 2018, Parma, Italy.
  • Andy Delcloo, Olaf Tuinder, Klaus-Peter Heue, Pieter Valks, Diego Loyola, Validation and quality assurance of gome-2A and gome-2B ozone profiles and tropospheric ozone column products in an operational context, using balloon sounding data, EUMETSAT conference 2018, 17 - 21 September 2018, Tallinn, Estonia.
  • Olaf Tuinder, Andy Delcloo, Michael Hess, Status of Metop/GOME-2 vertical ozone profiles, EUMETSAT conference 2018, 17 - 21 September 2018, Tallinn, Estonia.
  • Arno Keppens, Jean-Christopher Lambert, José Granville, Daan Hubert, Tijl Verhoelst, Steven Compernolle, Barry Latter, Brian Kerridge, Richard Siddans, Anne Boynard, Juliette Hadji-Lazaro, Cathy Clerbaux, Catherine Wespes, Daniel Hurtmans, Pierre-François Coheur, Jacob van Peet, Ronald van der A, Katerina Garane, Maria Elissavet Koukouli, Dimitris Balis, Andy Delcloo, Rigel Kivi, Réné Stübi, Sophie Godin-Beekmann, Michel Van Roozendael and Claus Zehner, Quality assessment and ground-based validation of Metop-A and Metop-B nadir ozone profile products, EUMETSAT conference 2018, 17 - 21 September 2018, Tallinn, Estonia.
  • Alexis Merlaud, Gaia Pinardi, Andy Delcloo, Ermioni  Dimitropoulou, François Hendrick and Michel  Van Roozendael, Using CHIMERE to reduce the NO2 and H2CO horizontal representativeness errors between GOME-2 and MAX-DOAS data, EUMETSAT conference 2018, 17 - 21 September 2018, Tallinn, Estonia.
  • Verhoelst, T., Hubert, D., Keppens, A., Granville, J., Van Roozendael, M., Lambert, J.-C., Balis, D., Garane, K., Koukouli, M., Pazmino, A., Goutail, F.,  Pommereau, J.-P., Delcloo, A., Kivi, R., Stübi, R., Retscher, C. and  Zehner K., Continuous Ground-based Assessment of the Stability of ESA's Ozone_cci and EC's C3S O3 Column and Profile Climate Data Records, ATMOS conference, 26-29 November 2018, Salzburg, Austria,2018.
  • De Bock, V., Mangold, A., De Backer, H. and Delcloo, A.: UV measurements at Uccle, Belgium (1990-2018) and Utsteinen, Antarctica (2011-2018), European conference on solar UV monitoring, 12-14 September 2018, Vienna, Austria. 
  • N. Bergeot, L. Alfonsi, J. V. Bageston, A. Burrell, M. Cliverd, E. Correia, P. J. Cilliers, G. De Franceschi, A.M. Gulisano, M. Hernández-Pajares, G. Heygster, P. Høeg, G. Jee, A. Krankowski, C. Lee, M. Lester, J. Lichtenberger, S. Lyatsky, M.F. Marcucci, D. Di Mauro, C. Mitchell, J. Morton, T. Nakamura, M. Negusini, A. Paul, M. Pozoga, P. Prikryl, V. Romano, P.T. Jayachandran, A.K. Tiwari, A. Weatherwax, A. Zalizovski, S. Zou, L. Benoit, C. Brescani, J.-M. Chevalier, D. Lombardi, R. Van Malderen, F.J. Meyer, E. Pottiaux, D. Roma-Dollase and L. Spogli, RESOURCE: an International Initiative for Radio Sciences Research on Antarctic Atmosphere, AGU Fall Meeting, 10-14 December 2018, Washington, USA (pdf).
 

Doctoral thesis

  • De Bock, V.: Analysis and interpretation of Aerosol Optical Depth values retrieved from a Brewer spectrophotometer at Uccle, Belgium (Unpublished doctoral dissertation) Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences – Chimie, Bruxelles, 2018.