Journal articles

All the peer-reviewed scientific publications used for my blog, website and research work and that I recommend:

Finally, from so little sleeping and so much reading, his brain dried up and he went completely out of his mind. ” – Miquel de Cervantes, Don Quixote de La Mancha, 1615


Acarreta, J. R., De Haan, J. F., and Stammes, P.: Cloud pressure retrieval using the O2-O2 absorption band at 477 nm, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D05204, doi:10.1029/2003JD003915, 2004.

Ackerman, K. V. and Sundquist, E. T.: Comparisons of Two U.S. Power-Plant Carbon Dioxide Emissions Data Sets, Environ. Sci. Technol., 42, 5688–5693, 2008.

Ahn, C., Torres, O., and Jethva, H.: Assessment of OMI near-UV aerosol optical depth over land, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 119, 2457–2473, doi:10.1002/2013JD020188, 2014.

Amiridis, V., Marinou, E., Tsekeri, A., Wandinger, U., Schwarz, A., Giannakaki, E., Mamouri, R., Kokkalis, P., Binietoglou, I., Solomos, S., Herekakis, T., Kazadzis, S., Gerasopoulos, E., Proestakis, E., Kottas, M., Balis, D., Papayannis, A., Kontoes, C., Kourtidis, K., Papagiannopoulos, N., Mona, L., Pappalardo, G., Le Rille, O., and Ansmann, A.: LIVAS: a 3-D multi-wavelength aerosol/cloud database based on CALIPSO and EARLINET, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 7127–7153, doi:10.5194/acp-15-7127-2015, 2015.

Andreae, M.O., and D. Rosenfeld, 2008, Aerosol-cloud-precipitation interactions. Part 1. The nature and sources of could-active aerosols. Earth-Sci Rev, 89, 13–41.

Arrhenius, S.: On the influence of carbonic acid in the air upon the temperature of the ground, The London, Edinburgh, and Dublin Philosophical Magazine and Journal of Science, 41, 237–276, doi:10.1080/14786449608620846, 1896.

Atkinson, P. M. and Tatnall, A. R. L.: Introduction Neural networks in remote sensing, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 18, 699–709, doi:10.1080/014311697218700, 1997.

Barkley, M. P., Kurosu, T. P., Chance, K., De Smedt, I., Van Roozendael, M., Arneth, A., Hagberg, D., and Guenther, A.: Assessing sources of uncertainty in formaldehyde air mass factors over tropical South America: Implications for top-down isoprene emission estimates, J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 117, D13304, doi:10.1029/2011JD016827, 2012.

Barkley, M. P., De Smedt, I., Vanâ˘AL’Roozendael, M., Kurosu, T. P., Chance, K., Arneth, A., Hagberg, D., Guenther, A., Paulot, F., Marais, E., and Mao, J.: Top-down isoprene emissions over tropical South America inferred from SCIAMACHY and OMI formaldehyde columns, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 118, 6849–6868, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50552, 2013.

Bauduin, S., Clarisse, L., Hadji-Lazaro, J., Theys, N., Clerbaux, C., and Coheur, P.-F.: Retrieval of nearsurface sulfur dioxide (SO2) concentrations at a global scale using IASI satellite observations, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 9, 721–740, doi:10.5194/amt-9-721-2016, 2016.

Belmonte Rivas, M., Veefkind, P., Eskes, H., and Levelt, P.: OMI tropospheric NO2 profiles from cloud slicing: constraints on surface emissions, convective transport and lightning NOx, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13519-13553, doi:10.5194/acp-15-13519-2015, 2015.

Bernhard, G., Arola, A., Dahlback, A., Fioletov, V., Heikkilä, A., Johnsen, B., Koskela, T., Lakkala, K., Svendby, T., and Tamminen, J.: Comparison of OMI UV observations with ground-based measurements at high northern latitudes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 7391-7412, doi:10.5194/acp-15-7391-2015, 2015.

Blackwell, W.: Neural Network Applications in High Resolution Atmospheric Remote Sensing, vol. 15, pp. 9607–9607–7, 2005.

Blackwell, W.: Neural network Jacobian analysis for high-resolution profiling of the atmosphere, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, 2012, 71, doi:10.1186/1687-6180-2012-71, 2012.

Boersma, K. F., Eskes, H. J., and Brinksma, E. J.: Error analysis for tropospheric NO2 retrieval from space, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D04311, doi:10.1029/2003JD003962, 2004.

Boersma, K. F., Eskes, H. J., Veefkind, J. P., Brinksma, E. J., van der A, R. J., Sneep, M., van den Oord, G. H. J., Levelt, P. F., Stammes, P., Gleason, J. F., and Bucsela, E. J.: Near-real time
retrieval of tropospheric NO2 from OMI, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 2103–2118, doi:10.5194/acp-7-2103-2007, 2007.

Boersma, K. F., Jacob, D. J., Eskes, H. J., Pinder, R.W., &Wang, J. (2008). Intercomparison of
SCIAMACHY and OMI tropospheric NO2 columns: Observing the diurnal evolution of chemistry and emissions from space. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, 1–14.

Boersma K.F., Eskes H.J., Dirksen R.J., van der A R.J., Veefkind J.P., Stammes P., Huijnen V., Kleipool Q.L., Sneep M., Claas J., Leitao J., Richter A., Zhou Y., and Brunner D., An improved tropospheric NO2 column retrieval algorithm for the Ozone Monitoring instrument, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 1905-1928, 2011.

Bousquet, P.; Ciais, P.; Miller, J. B.; Dlugokencky, E. J.; Hauglustaine, D. A.; Prigent, C.; van der Werf, G. R.; Peylin, P.; Brunke, E.-G.; Carouge, C.; Langenfelds, R. L.; Lathière, J.; Papa, F.; Ramonet, M.; Schmidt, M.; Steele, L. P.; Tyler, S. C.; White, J. Contribution of anthropogenic and natural sources to atmospheric methane variability. Nature, Volume 443, Issue 7110, pp. 439-443, 2006.

Bousserez, N.: Space-based retrieval of NO2 over biomass burning regions: quantifying and reducing uncertainties, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7, 3431–3444, doi:10.5194/amt-7-3431-2014, 2014.

Bovensmann, H., Burrows, J. P., Buchwitz, M., Frerick, J., Noel, S., Rozanov, V. V., Chance, K. V., and Goede, A. P. H.: SCIAMACHY: Mission Objectives and Measurement Modes, J. Atmos. Sci., 56, 127–150, doi:10.1175/1520-0469(1999)056(0127:SMOAMM)2.0.CO;2, 1999.

Bovensmann, H., Buchwitz, M., Burrows, J. P., Reuter, M., Krings, T., Gerilowski, K., Schneising, O., Heymann, J., Tretner, A., and Erzinger, J.: A remote sensing technique for global monitoring of power plant CO2 emissions from space and related applications, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 3, 781-811, doi:10.5194/amt-3-781-2010, 2010.

Bowman, K. W.: Toward the next generation of air quality monitoring: Ozone, Atmos. Environ., 80, 571–583, doi:, 2013.

Brenninkmeijer, C. A. M. and Novelli, P. C.: Carbon monoxide, in: Encyclopedia Atmospheric Sciences, edited by: Holton, J. R., Academic Press, an imprint of Elsevier Science, London, 2389– 2396, 2003.

Bréon, F. M., Broquet, G., Puygrenier, V., Chevallier, F., Xueref-Remy, I., Ramonet, M., Dieudonné, E., Lopez, M., Schmidt, M., Perrussel, O., and Ciais, P.: An attempt at estimating Paris area CO2 emissions from atmospheric concentration measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 1707-1724, doi:10.5194/acp-15-1707-2015, 2015.

Buchwitz, M., Rozanov, V., and Burrows, J.: A near-infrared optimized DOAS method for the fast global retrieval of atmospheric CH4, CO, CO2, H2O, and N2O total column  mounts from SCIAMACHY Envisat-1 nadir radiances, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 105, 15 231–15 245, doi:10.1029/2000JD900191, 2000.

Bucsela, E., Celarier, E., Wenig, M., Gleason, J., Veefkind, J., Boersma, K., and Brinksma, E.: Algorithm for NO2 vertical column retrieval from the ozone monitoring instrument, IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44, 1245–1258, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2005.863715, 2006.

Burrows, J. P., Weber, M., Buchwitz, M., Rozanov, V., Ladstätter-Weißenmayer, A., Richter, A., Debeek, R., Hoogen, R., Bramstedt, K., Eichmann, K.-U., Eisinger, M., and Perner, D.: The Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment (GOME): Mission concept and first results, J. Atmos. Sciences, 56, 151-175, 1999.

Castellanos, P. and Boersma, K. F.: Reductions in nitrogen oxides over Europe driven by environmental policy and economic recession, Scientific Reports, 2, doi:10.1038/srep00265, 2012.

Castellanos, P., Boersma, K. F., Torres, O., and de Haan, J. F.: OMI tropospheric NO2 air mass factors over South America: effects of biomass burning aerosols, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 8, 3831–3849, doi:10.5194/amt-8-3831-2015, 2015.

Carn, S. A., Krueger, A. J., Krotkov, N. A., Arellano, S., and Yang, K.: Daily monitoring of Ecuadorian volcanic degassing from space, J. Volcanol. Geotherm. Res., 176, 141-150, doi:10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2008.01.029, 2008.

Carn, S. A., Krotkov, N. A., Yang, K., and Krueger, A. J.: Measuring global volcanic degassing with the Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI), In: Pyle, D.M., Mather, T.A. and Biggs, J. (eds) Remote Sensing of Volcanoes and Volcanic Processes: Integrating Observation and Modeling, Geol. Soc. Lon, Special Publications, 380, doi:10.1144/SP380.12, 2013.

Carn, S. A. and Krotkov, N. A.: UV Satellite Measurements of Volcanic Ash, In: S. Mackie, K. Cashman, H. Ricketts A. Rust, and I. M. Watson (eds.), Volcanic Ash: Hazard Observation, Elsevier, pp. 217-231, doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-100405-0.00018-5, 2016.

Carn, S. A. et al. A decade of global volcanic SO2emissions measured from space. Sci. Rep. 7, 44095; doi: 10.1038/srep44095, 2017.

Chameides, W. L., Yu, H., Liu, S. C., Bergin, M., Zhou, X., Mearns, L., Wang, G., Kiang, C. S., Saylor, R. D., Luo, C., Huang, Y., Steiner, A., and Giorgi, F.: Case study of the effects of atmospheric aerosols and regional haze on agriculture: An opportunity to enhance crop yields in China through emission controls?, P. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 96, 13626–13633, doi:10.1073/pnas.96.24.13626, 1999.

Chandra, S., J. R. Ziemke, B. N. Duncan, T. L. Diehl, N. Livesey, and L. Froidevaux: Effects of the 2006 El Nino on tropospheric ozone and carbon monoxide: Implications for dynamics and biomass burning, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 4239-4249, doi:10.5194/acp-9-4239-2009, 2009.

Chan Miller, C., González Abad, G., Wang, H., Liu, X., Kurosu, T., Jacob, D. J., and Chance, K.: Glyoxal retrieval from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 3891– 3907, doi:10.5194/amt-7-3891-2014, 2014.

Chan Miller, C., Jacob, D. J., González Abad, G., and Chance, K.: Hotspot of glyoxal over the Pearl River delta seen from the OMI satellite instrument: implications for emissions of aromatic hydrocarbons, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4631-4639, doi:10.5194/acp-16-4631-2016, 2016.

Chance, K. V. and Spurr, R. J. D.: Ring effect studies: Rayleigh scattering, including molecular parameters for rotational Raman scattering, and the Fraunhofer spectrum, Appl. Opt., 36, 5224–5230, doi:10.1364/AO.36.005224, 1997.

Chen, Y., Ebenstein, A., Greenstone, M., and Hongbin, L.: Evidence on the impact of sustained exposure to air pollution on life expectancy from Chinaâ˘A ´Zs Huai River policy, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 110, 1293–12 941, doi:10.1073/pnas.1300018110, 2013.

Chimot, J., Vlemmix, T., Veefkind, J. P., de Haan, J. F., and Levelt, P. F.: Impact of aerosols on the OMI tropospheric NO2 retrievals over industrialized regions: how accurate is the aerosol correction of cloud-free scenes via a simple cloud model?, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 359-382, doi:10.5194/amt-9-359-2016, 2016.

Chimot, J., Veefkind, J. P., Vlemmix, T., de Haan, J. F., Amiridis, V., Proestakis, E., Marinou, E., and Levelt, P. F.: An exploratory study on the aerosol height retrieval from OMI measurements of the 477  nm O2 − O2 spectral band using a neural network approach, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 783-809, doi:10.5194/amt-10-783-2017, 2017.

Chimot, J., Veefkind, J. P., Vlemmix, T., and Levelt, P. F.: Spatial distribution analysis of the OMI aerosol layer height: a pixel-by-pixel comparison to CALIOP observations, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2257-2277,, 2018.

Chimot, J., Veefkind, J. P., de Haan, J. F., Stammes, P., and Levelt, P. F.: Minimizing aerosol effects on the OMI tropospheric NO2 retrieval – An improved use of the 477 nm O2 − O2 band and an estimation of the aerosol correction uncertainty, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 491-516,, 2019.

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Clerbaux, C., Boynard, A., Clarisse, L., George, M., Hadji-Lazaro, J., Herbin, H., Hurtmans, D., Pommier, M., Razavi, A., Turquety, S., Wespes, C., and Coheur, P.-F.: Monitoring of atmospheric composition using the thermal infrared IASI/MetOp sounder, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 9, 6041–6054, doi:10.5194/acp-9-6041-2009, 2009.

Colosimo, S. F., Natraj, V., Sander, S. P., and Stutz, J.: A sensitivity study on the retrieval of aerosol vertical profiles using the oxygen A-band, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 9, 1889–1905, doi:10.5194/amt-9-1889-2016, 2016.

Connor, B., Bösch, H., McDuffie, J., Taylor, T., Fu, D., Frankenberg, C., O’Dell, C., Payne, V. H., Gunson, M., Pollock, R., Hobbs, J., Oyafuso, F., and Jiang, Y.: Quantification of uncertainties in OCO-2 measurements of XCO2: simulations and linear error analysis, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 9, 5227–5238, doi:10.5194/amt-9-5227-2016, 2016.

Crevoisier, C., Chédin, A., Matsueda, H., Machida, T., Armante, R., and Scott, N. A.: First year of upper tropospheric integrated content of CO2 from IASI hyperspectral infrared observations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 9, 4797–4810, doi:10.5194/acp-9-4797-2009, 2009a.

Crevoisier, C., Nobileau, D., Fiore, A. M., Armante, R., Chédin, A., and Scott, N. A.: Tropospheric methane in the tropics 1st first year from IASI hyperspectral infrared observations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 9, 6337–6350, doi:10.5194/acp-9-6337-2009, 2009b.

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