Scientific publications of Ronald van der A


Zhang, X., Yin, Y., van der A, R., Eskes, H., van Geffen, J., Li, Y., Kuang, X., Lapierre, J. L., Chen, K., Zhen, Z., Hu, J., He, C., Chen, J., Shi, R., Zhang, J., Ye, X., Chen, H., Influence of convection on the upper-tropospheric O3 and NOx budget in southeastern China,
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 5925-5924, DOI:10.5194/acp-22-5925-2022, 2022.
Jieying Ding, Ronald van der A, Bas Mijling, Jos de Laat, Henk Eskes, K. Folkert Boersma, NOx emissions in India derived from OMI satellite observations,
Atmospheric Environment: X, 14, 100174,, 2022.


O. Morgenstern, S. M. Frith, G. E. Bodeker, V. Fioletov, Ronald J. van der A, Reevaluation of Total-Column Ozone Trends and of the Effective Radiative Forcing of Ozone-Depleting Substances,
Geophysical Research Letters, 48, issue 21,, 2021.
Mengyao Liu, Ronald van der A, Michiel van Weele, Henk Eskes, Xiao Lu, Pepijn Veefkind, Jos de Laat, Hao Kong, Jingxu Wang, Jiyunting Sun, Jieying Ding, Yuanhong Zhao, Hongjian Weng, A New Divergence Method to Quantify Methane Emissions Using Observations of Sentinel-5P TROPOMI,
Geophysical Research Letters, 48, issue 18,, 2021
de Leeuw, G.; van der A, R.; Bai, J.; Xue, Y.; Varotsos, C.; Li, Z.; Fan, C.; Chen, X.; Christodoulakis, I.; Ding, J.; Hou, X.; Kouremadas, G.; Li, D.; Wang, J.; Zara, M.; Zhang, K.; Zhang, Y., Air Quality over China,
Remote Sens., 13, 3542,, 2021.
Fan, C., Li, Z., Li, Y., Dong, J., van der A, R., and de Leeuw, G., Variability of NO2 concentrations over China and effect on air quality derived from satellite and ground-based observations,
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 7723–7748,, 2021.
Wang, W., van der A, R., Ding, J., van Weele, M., and Cheng, T., Spatial and temporal changes of the ozone sensitivity in China based on satellite and ground-based observations,
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 7253–7269,, 2021.
Zoppetti, N., Ceccherini, S., Carli, B., Del Bianco, S., Gai, M., Tirelli, C., Barbara, F., Dragani, R., Arola, A., Kujanpää, J., van Peet, J. C. A., van der A, R., and Cortesi, U., Application of the Complete Data Fusion algorithm to the ozone profiles measured by geostationary and low-Earth-orbit satellites: a feasibility study,
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 2041–2053,, 2021.
W. Wang, T. Cheng, R.J. van der A, A.T.J. de Laat, and J.E. Williams, Verification of the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) and the Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) ozone algorithms based on retrieved daytime and night-time ozone,
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 1673–1687, 2021,


Bo Zheng, Guannan Geng, Philippe Ciais, Steven J. Davis, Randall V. Martin, Jun Meng, Nana Wu, Frederic Chevallier, Gregoire Broquet, Folkert Boersma, Ronald van der A, Jintai Lin, Dabo Guan, Yu Lei, Kebin He, Qiang Zhang, Satellite-based estimates of decline and rebound in China's CO2 emissions during COVID-19 pandemic,
Sci. Adv. 2020, Vol. 6, no. 49, DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abd4998
Georgoulias, A.K., Boersma, K.F., van Vliet, J., Zhang, X., van der A, R.J., Zanis, P., de Laat, J., Detection of NO2 pollution plumes from individual ships with the TROPOMI/S5P satellite sensor,
Env. Res. Letters, 2020,
Ding, J., van der A, R. J., Eskes, H. J., Mijling, B., Stavrakou, T., van Geffen, J. H. G. M., Veefkind, J.P., NOx emissions reduction and rebound in China due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Geophysical Research Letters, 46, e2020GL089912.
Wang, S., R.J. van der A, P. Stammes, W. Wang, P. Zhang, N. Lu, L. Fang, Carbon Dioxide Retrieval from TanSat Observations and Validation with TCCON Measurements,
Remote Sens. 2020, 12(14), 2204;
Liu, F. and Page, A., Strode, S. A., Yoshida, Y., Choi, S., Zheng, B., Lamsal, L. N., Li, C., Krotkov, N. A., Eskes, H., van der A, R., Veefkind, P., Levelt, P. F., Hauser, O. P., Joiner, J., Abrupt decline in tropospheric nitrogen dioxide over China after the outbreak of COVID-19,
Science Advances, 6, 28, 10.1126/sciadv.abc2992, 2020
Bauwens, M., S. Compernolle, T. Stavrakou, J.F. Muller, J. van Gent, H. Eskes, P. F. Levelt, R. van der A, J. P. Veefkind, J. Vlietinck, H. Yu, C. Zehner, Impact of coronavirus outbreak on NO2 pollution assessed using TROPOMI and OMI observations,
Geophysical Research Letters, 47,, 2020
van der A, R.J., de Laat, A.T.J., Ding, J., Eskes, H.J., Connecting the dots: NOx emissions along a West Siberian natural gas pipeline,
npj Clim Atmos Sci 3, 16,, 2020
Zhang, X., Yin, Y., van der A, R., Lapierre, J. L., Chen, Q., Kuang, X., Yan, S., Chen, J., He, C., Shi, R., Estimates of lightning NOx production based on high-resolution OMI NO2 retrievals over the continental US,
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 1709-1734, doi:10.5194/amt-13-1709-2020, 2020
Ghude, S. D., R. K. Karumuri, C. Jena, R. Kulkarnia, G. G. Pfister, V. Sajjan, P. Pithani, S. Debnath, R. Kumar, B. Upendra, S. H. Kulkarni, D. M. Lal, R. J. van der A, A. S. Mahajan, What is driving the diurnal variation in tropospheric NO2 columns over a cluster of high emission thermal power plants in India?
Atmospheric Environment: X, 100058,, 2020.


van Peet, J. C. A. and van der A, R. J., Deriving tropospheric ozone from assimilated profiles,
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 8297-8309,, 2019.
Georgoulias, A. K., van der A, R. J., Stammes, P., Boersma, K. F., and Eskes, H. J., Trends and trend reversal detection in 2 decades of tropospheric NO2 satellite observations,
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 6269-6294,, 2019.
Petersen, A. K., Brasseur, G. P., Bouarar, I., Flemming, J., Gauss, M., Jiang, F., Kouznetsov, R., Kranenburg, R., Mijling, B., Peuch, V.-H., Pommier, M., Segers, A., Sofiev, M., Timmermans, R., van der A, R., Walters, S., Xie, Y., Xu, J., and Zhou, G., Ensemble forecasts of air quality in eastern China - Part 2: Evaluation of the MarcoPolo-Panda prediction system, version 1,
Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 1241-1266,, 2019.
Tong Sha, Xiaoyan Ma, Hailing Jia, Ronald J. van der A, Jieying Ding, Yanling Zhang, Yunhua Chang, Exploring the influence of two inventories on simulated air pollutants during winter over the Yangtze River Delta,
Atmospheric Environment, 206, 170-182,, 2019.
Brasseur, G. P., Xie, Y., Petersen, A. K., Bouarar, I., Flemming, J., Gauss, M., Jiang, F., Kouznetsov, R., Kranenburg, R., Mijling, B., Peuch, V.-H., Pommier, M., Segers, A., Sofiev, M., Timmermans, R., van der A, R., Walters, S., Xu, J., and Zhou, G.: Ensemble forecasts of air quality in eastern China - Part 1: Model description and implementation of the MarcoPolo-Panda prediction system, version 1,
Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 33-67,, 2019.


Boersma, K. F., Eskes, H. J., Richter, A., De Smedt, I., Lorente, A., Beirle, S., van Geffen, J. H. G. M., Zara, M., Peters, E., Van Roozendael, M., Wagner, T., Maasakkers, J. D., van der A, R. J., Nightingale, J., De Rudder, A., Irie, H., Pinardi, G., Lambert, J.-C., and Compernolle, S. C.: Improving algorithms and uncertainty estimates for satellite NO2 retrievals: results from the quality assurance for the essential climate variables (QA4ECV) project,
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 6651-6678,, 2018.
Sogacheva, L., Rodriguez, E., Kolmonen, P., Virtanen, T. H., Saponaro, G., de Leeuw, G., Georgoulias, A. K., Alexandri, G., Kourtidis, K., and van der A, R. J.: Spatial and seasonal variations of aerosols over China from two decades of multi-satellite observations - Part 2: AOD time series for 1995-2017 combined from ATSR ADV and MODIS C6.1 and AOD tendency estimations,
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 16631-16652,, 2018.
Cortesi, U.; Ceccherini, S.; Del Bianco, S.; Gai, M.; Tirelli, C.; Zoppetti, N.; Barbara, F.; Bonazountas, M.; Argyridis, A.; Bós, A.; Loenen, E.; Arola, A.; Kujanpää, J.; Lipponen, A.; Wandji Nyamsi, W.; van der A, R.; van Peet, J.; Tuinder, O.; Farruggia, V.; Masini, A.; Simeone, E.; Dragani, R.; Keppens, A.; Lambert, J.-C.; van Roozendael, M.; Lerot, C.; Yu, H.; Verberne, K. Advanced Ultraviolet Radiation and Ozone Retrieval for Applications (AURORA): A Project Overview,
Atmosphere 2018, 9, 454.
Hanqing Kang, Bin Zhu, Ronald J. van der A, Chunmao Zhu, Gerrit de Leeuw, Xuewei Hou, Jinhui Gao, Natural and anthropogenic contributions to long-term variations of SO2, NO2, CO, and AOD over East China,
Atmospheric Research, 215, 2019, 284-293,, 2018.
Sogacheva, L., de Leeuw, G., Rodriguez, E., Kolmonen, P., Georgoulias, A. K., Alexandri, G., Kourtidis, K., Proestakis, E., Marinou, E., Amiridis, V., Xue, Y., and van der A, R. J.: Spatial and seasonal variations of aerosols over China from two decades of multi-satellite observations - Part 1: ATSR (1995-2011) and MODIS C6.1 (2000-2017),
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11389-11407,, 2018.
Bai, J., de Leeuw, G., van der A, R.J., De Smedt, I., Theys, N., Van Roozendael, M., Sogacheva, L., Chai, W., Variations and photochemical transformations of atmospheric constituents in North China,
Atmospheric Environment, 189, 2018, pp 213-226,
Keppens, A., Lambert, J.-C., Granville, J., Hubert, D., Verhoelst, T., Compernolle, S., Latter, B., Kerridge, B., Siddans, R., Boynard, A., Hadji-Lazaro, J., Clerbaux, C., Wespes, C., Hurtmans, D. R., Coheur, P.-F., van Peet, J. C. A., van der A, R. J., Garane, K., Koukouli, M. E., Balis, D. S., Delcloo, A., Kivi, R., Stübi, R., Godin-Beekmann, S., Van Roozendael, M., and Zehner, C.: Quality assessment of the Ozone_cci Climate Research Data Package (release 2017) - Part 2: Ground-based validation of nadir ozone profile data products
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 3769-3800,, 2018.
Broccardo, S., Heue, K.-P., Walter, D., Meyer, C., Kokhanovsky, A., van der A, R., Piketh, S., Langerman, K., and Platt, U.: Intra-pixel variability in satellite tropospheric NO2 column densities derived from simultaneous space-borne and airborne observations over the South African Highveld,
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2797-2819,, 2018.
Levelt, P.F., Joiner, J., Tamminen, J., Veefkind, J.P., Bhartia, P.K., Stein Zweers, D.C., Duncan, B.N., Streets, D.G., Eskes, H., van der A, R., McLinden, C., Fioletov, V., Carn, S., de Laat, J., DeLand, M., Marchenko, S., McPeters, R., Ziemke, J., Fu, D., Liu, X., Pickering, K., Apituley, A., González Abad, G., Arola, A., Boersma, F., Chan Miller, C., Chance, K., de Graaf, M., Hakkarainen, J., Hassinen, S., Ialongo, I., Kleipool, Q., Krotkov, N., Li, C., Lamsal, L., Newman, P., Nowlan, C., Suleiman, R., Tilstra, L.G., Torres, O., Wang, H., and Wargan, K.: The Ozone Monitoring Instrument: overview of 14 years in space,
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 5699-5745,, 2018.
Drosoglou, T., Koukouli, M. E., Kouremeti, N., Bais, A. F., Zyrichidou, I., Balis, D., van der A, R. J., Xu, J., and Li, A.: MAX-DOAS NO2 observations over Guangzhou, China; ground-based and satellite comparisons,
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2239-2255,, 2018.
Koukouli, M. E., Theys, N., Ding, J., Zyrichidou, I., Mijling, B., Balis, D., and van der A, R. J.: Updated SO2 emission estimates over China using OMI/Aura observations,
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 1817-1832,, 2018.
Liu, F., van der A, R. J., Eskes, H., Ding, J., and Mijling, B.: Evaluation of modeling NO2 concentrations driven by satellite-derived and bottom-up emission inventories using in situ measurements over China,
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 4171-4186,, 2018.
Ding, J., van der A, R. J., Mijling, B., Jalkanen, J.-P., Johansson, L. and Levelt, P. F., Maritime NOx emissions over Chinese seas derived from satellite observations.
Geophysical Research Letters, 45., 2018
van Peet, J. C. A., van der A, R. J., Kelder, H. M., and Levelt, P. F.: Simultaneous assimilation of ozone profiles from multiple UV-VIS satellite instruments,
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1685-1704,, 2018.
de Leeuw, G., Sogacheva, L., Rodriguez, E., Kourtidis, K., Georgoulias, A. K., Alexandri, G., Amiridis, V., Proestakis, E., Marinou, E., Xue, Y., and van der A, R.: Two decades of satellite observations of AOD over mainland China using ATSR-2, AATSR and MODIS/Terra: data set evaluation and large-scale patterns,
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1573-1592,, 2018.
Proestakis, E., Amiridis, V., Marinou, E., Georgoulias, A. K., Solomos, S., Kazadzis, S., Chimot, J., Che, H., Alexandri, G., Binietoglou, I., Daskalopoulou, V., Kourtidis, K. A., de Leeuw, G., and van der A, R. J.: Nine-year spatial and temporal evolution of desert dust aerosols over South and East Asia as revealed by CALIOP,
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1337-1362, 2018, doi:10.5194/acp-18-1337-2018
Zhang, J., Van der A, R.J., and Ding, J., Detection and emission estimates of NOx sources over China North Plain using OMI observations,
International Journal of Remote Sensing, 39, 9, 2847-2859, 2018, doi:10.1080/01431161.2018.1430402


Aaron-Morrison, A.P., ..., van der A, R.J., ... et al., State of the climate in 2016,
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 2017, 98 (8), doi:10.1175/2017BAMSStateoftheClimate.2
de Laat, A.T.J., van Weele, M., and van der A, R.J., Onset of stratospheric ozone recovery in the Antarctic ozone hole in assimilated daily total ozone columns.
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 2017, 122, 11,880-11,899.
van der A, R.J., B. Mijling, J. Ding, M.E. Koukouli, F. Liu, Q. Li, H. Mao and N. Theys, Cleaning up the air: effectiveness of air quality policy for SO2 and NOx emissions in China
Atm. Chem. Phys., 2017, 17, 1775-1789, doi:10.5194/acp-17-1775-2017.
Ding, J., Miyazaki, K., van der A, R.J., Mijling, B., Kurokawa, J., Cho, S., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Zhang, Q., Liu, F., and Levelt, P.F., Intercomparison of NOx emission inventories over East Asia
Atm. Chem. Phys., 2017, 17, 10125-10141,
Ding, J., R.J. van der A, B. Mijling and P.F. Levelt, Space-based NOx emission estimates over remote regions improved in DECSO
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 2017, 10, 925-938, doi:10.5194/amt-10-925-2017.
Kourtidis, K., Georgoulias, A., Mijling, B., van der A, R.J., Zhang, Q. and Ding, J., A new method for deriving trace gas emission inventories from satellite observations: The case of SO2 over China
Science of the Total Environment, 2017, 612, 923-930, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.08.313.
Liu, F., Beirle, S., Zhang, Q., van der A, R.J., Zheng, B., Tong, D. and He, K., NOx emission trends over Chinese cities estimated from OMI observations during 2005 to 2015
Atm. Chem. Phys., 2017, 17, 9261-9275, doi:10.5194/acp-17-9261-2017.
Zempila, M.-M., van Geffen, J.H.G.M., Taylor, M., Fountoulakis, I., Koukouli, M.-E., van Weele, M., van der A, R.J., Bais, A., Meleti, C., and Balis, D., TEMIS UV product validation using NILU-UV ground-based measurements in Thessaloniki, Greece
Atm. Chem. Phys., 2017, 17, 7157-7174, doi:10.5194/acp-17-7157-2017.


Balis, D., M.E. Koukouli, N. Siomos, S. Dimopoulos, L. Mona, G. Pappalardo, F. Marenco, L. Clarisse, L.J. Ventress, E. Carboni, R.G. Grainger, P. Wang, G. Tilstra, R.J. van der A and N. Theys, Validation of ash optical depth and layer height retrieved from passive satellite sensors using EARLINET and airborne lidar data: the case of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption
Atm. Chem. Phys., 2016, 16, 5705-5720, doi:10.5194/acp-16-5705-2016.
Koukouli, M.E., D.S. Balis, R.J. van der A, N. Theys, P. Hedelt, A. Richter, N. Krotkov, C. Li and M. Taylor, Anthropogenic sulphur dioxide load over China as observed from different satellite sensors
Atmos. Environm., 145, 2016, 45-59,
Koukouli, M.E., M. Zara, C. Lerot, K. Fragkos, D. Balis, M. Van Roozendael, M.A.F. Allaart and R.J. van der A, The impact of the ozone effective temperature on satellite validation using the Dobson spectrophotometer network
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 2016, 9, 2055-2065, doi:10.5194/amt-9-2055-2016.
Liu, F., Q. Zhang, R.J. van der A, B. Zheng, D. Tong, L. Yan, Y. Zheng and K. He, Recent reduction in NOx emissions over China: synthesis of satellite observations and emission inventories
Environmental Research Letters, 2016, 11, 11, doi:10.1088 / 1748-9326 / 11 / 11 / 114002.
Stavrakou, T., J.F. Muller, M. Bauwens, I. De Smedt, C. Lerot, M. Van Roozendael, P.F. Coheur, C. Clerbaux, K.F. Boersma, R.J. van der A and Y. Song, Substantial Underestimation of Post-Harvest Burning Emissions in the North China Plain Revealed by Multi-Species Space Observations
Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 32307, doi:10.1038/srep32307.


van der A, R. J., Allaart, M. A. F., and Eskes, H. J.: Extended and refined multi sensor reanalysis of total ozone for the period 1970-2012,
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 3021-3035, doi:10.5194/amt-8-3021-2015, 2015.
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Ding, J., R.J. van der A, B. Mijling, P.F. Levelt and N. Hao, NOx emission estimates during the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing
Atm. Chem. Phys., 2015, 15, 9399-9412, doi:10.5194/acp-15-9399-2015.
Tanimoto, H, K. Ikeda, K.F. Boersma, R.J. van der A and S. Garivait, Interannual variability of nitrogen oxides emissions from boreal fires in Siberia and Alaska during 1996-2011 as observed from space,
Environ. Res. Lett. 10 065004, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/6/065004, 2015.
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Chinmay J., S.D.Ghude, G. Beig, D.M. Chate, R.Kumar, G.G. Pfister, D.M. Lal, D.E. Surendran, S. Fadnavis, R.J. van der A, Inter-comparison of different NOX emission inventories and associated variation in simulated surface ozone in Indian region,
Atm. Env., 177, 61-73, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.06.057, 2015.
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Keppens, A., Lambert, J.-C., Granville, J., Miles, G., Siddans, R., van Peet, J. C. A., van der A, R. J., Hubert, D., Verhoelst, T., Delcloo, A., Godin-Beekmann, S., Kivi,R., Stubi, R., and Zehner, C.: Round-robin evaluation of nadir ozone profile retrievals: methodology and application to MetOp-A GOME-2, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 2093-2120, doi:10.5194/amt-8-2093-2015, 2015.
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Laat, A.T.J. de, R.J. van der A and M. van Weele, Tracing the second stage of Antarctic ozone hole recovery with a "big data" approach to multi-variate regressions
Atm. Chem. Phys., 15, 2015, 79-97, doi:10.5194/acp-15-79-2015.
Lefever, K., R.J. van der A, F. Baier, Y. Christophe, Q. Errera, H.J. Eskes, J. Flemming, A. Inness, L. Jones, J.C. Lambert, B. Langerock, M.G. Schultz, O. Stein, A. Wagner and S. Chabrillat, Copernicus stratospheric ozone service, 2009\u20132012: validation, system intercomparison and roles of input data sets.
Atm. Chem. Phys., 2015, 15, 2269-2293, doi:10.5194/acp-15-2269-2015..
Schneider, P., W.A. Lahoz and R.J. van der A, Recent Satellite-based Trends of Tropospheric Nitrogen Dioxide over Large Urban Agglomerations Worldwide
Atm. Chem. Phys., 2015, 15, 1205-1220, doi:10.5194/acp-15-1205-2015.


Brenot, H., N. Theys, L. Clarisse, J. van Geffen, J. van Gent, M. Van Roozendael, R.J. van der A, D. Hurtmans, P.F. Coheur, C. Clerbaux, P. Valks, P. Hedelt, F. Prata, O. Rasson and C. Zehner, Support to Aviation Control Service (SACS): an online service for near-real-time satellite monitoring of volcanic plumes
Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 2014, 14, 1099-1123, doi:10.5194/nhess-14-1099-2014.
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Hassler, B., I. Petropavlovskikh, J. Staehelin, P.F. Levelt, R.J. van der A, J.P. Veeflind and et al., Past changes in the vertical distribution of ozone – Part 1: Measurement techniques, uncertainties and availability
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 2014, 7, 1395-1427, doi:10.5194/amt-7-1395-2014.
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Jena, C.K., S.D. Ghude, N. Blond, G. Beig, D.M. Chate, S. Fadnavis and R.J. van der A, Estimation of the lifetime of nitrogen oxides over India using SCIAMACHY observations
Int. J. of Remote Sens., 2014, 35, 1244-1252, doi:10.1080/01431161.2013.873146.
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Knibbe, J.S., R.J. van der A and A.T.J. de Laat, Spatial regression analysis on 32 years total column ozone data
Atm. Chem. Phys., 2014, 14, 5323-5373, doi:10.5194/acpd-14-5323-2014.
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Peet, J.C.A. van, R.J. van der A, O.N.E. Tuinder, E. Wolfram, J. Salvador, P.F. Levelt and H.M. Kelder, Ozone ProfilE Retrieval Algorithm (OPERA) for nadir-looking satellite instruments in the UV-VIS
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 2014, 7, 3, 859-876, doi:10.5194/amt-7-859-2014.
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Ghude, S.D., S.H. Kulkarni, C. Jena, G.G. Pfister, G. Beig, S. Fadnavis and R.J. van der A, Application of satellite observations for identifying regions of dominant sources of nitrogen oxides over the Indian Subcontinent
J. Geophys. Res., 2013, 118, doi:10.1029/2012JD017811.
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Ghude, S.D., G.G. Pfister, C. Jena, R.J. van der A, L.K. Emmons and R. Kumar, Satellite constraints of nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions from India based on OMI observations and WRF-Chem simulations
Geophys. Res. Lett., 2013, 40, doi:10.1029/2012GL053926.
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Mijling, B., R.J. van der A and Q. Zhang, Regional nitrogen oxides emission trends in East Asia observed from space
Atm. Chem. Phys., 2013, 13, 12003-12012, doi:10.5194/acp-13-12003-2013.
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Stavrakou, T., J.F. Müller, K.F. Boersma, R.J. van der A, J. Kurokawa, T. Ohara and Q. Zhang, Key chemical NOx sink uncertainties and how they influence top-down emissions of nitrogen oxides
Atm. Chem. Phys., 2013, 13, 9057-9082, doi:10.5194/acp-13-9057-2013.
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Hendrick, F., E. Mahieu, G.E. Bodeker, K.F. Boersma, M.P. Chipperfield, M. De Maziere, I. De Smedt, P. Demoulin, C. Fayt, C. Hermans, K. Kreher, B. Lejeune, G. Pinardi, C. Servais and R.J. van der A, Analysis of stratospheric NO2 trends above Jungfraujoch using ground-based UV-visible, FTIR, and satellite nadir observations
Atm. Chem. Phys., 2012, 8851-8864, doi:10.5194/acp-12-8851-2012.
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Mijling, B. and R.J. van der A, Using daily satellite observations to estimate emissions of short-lived air pollutants on a mesoscopic scale
J. Geophys. Res., 117, 2012, doi:10.1029/2012JD017817.
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Schneider, P. and R.J. van der A, A global single-sensor analysis of 2002–2011 tropospheric nitrogen dioxide trends observed from space
J. Geophys. Res., 2012, 117, doi:10.1029/2012JD017571.
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Smedt, I. De, M. Van Roozendael, T. Stavrakou, J.F. Muller, C. Lerot, N. Theys, P. Valks, N. Hao and R.J. van der A, Improved retrieval of global tropospheric formaldehyde columns from GOME-2/MetOp-A addressing noise reduction and instrumental degradation issues
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 2012, 5, 2933-2949, doi:10.5194/amt-5-2933-2012.
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Anton, M., M. Kroon, J.M. Vilaplana, M. Banon, R. van der A, J.P. Veefkind, P. Stammes and L. Alados-Arboledas, Total ozone column derived from GOME And SCIAMACHY using KNMI retrieval algorithms: validation against brewer measurements at the Iberian Peninsula
J. Geophys. Res., 2011, 116, doi:10.1029/2011JD016436.
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Boersma, K.F., H.J. Eskes, R.J. Dirksen, R.J. van der A, J.P. Veefkind, P. Stammes, V. Huijnen, Q.L. Kleipool, M. Sneep, J. Claas, J. Leitao, A. Richter, Y. Zhou and D. Brunner, An improved tropospheric NO2 column retrieval algorithm for the Ozone Monitoring Instrument
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 2011, 4, 1905-1928, doi:10.5194/amt-4-1905-2011.
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Ghude, S.D., P.S. Kulkarni, S.H. Kulkarni, S. Fadnavis and R.J. van der A, Temporal variation of urban NOx concentration in India during the past decade as observed from space
Int. J. of Remote Sens., 2011, 32, 849-861, doi:10.1080/01431161.2010.517797.
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Steinbrecht, W., U. Köhler, H. Claude, M. Weber, J.P. Burrows and R.J. van der A, Very high ozone columns at northern mid‐latitudes in 2010
Geophys. Res. Lett., 2011, 38, doi:10.1029/2010GL046634.
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A, R.J. van der, M.A.F. Allaart and H.J. Eskes, Multi sensor reanalysis of total ozone
Atm. Chem. Phys., 2010, 10, 11277-11294, doi:10.5194/acp-10-11277-2010.
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Ghude, S.D., D.M. Lal, G. Beig, R.J. van der A and D. Sable, Rain‐Induced Soil NOx Emission From India During the Onset of the Summer Monsoon: A Satellite Perspective
J. Geophys. Res., 2010, 115, doi:10.1029/2009JD013367.
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Laat, A.T.J. de, R.J. van der A, M.A.F. Allaart, M. van Weele, G.C. Benitez, C. Cassiccia, N.M. Paes Leme, E. Quel, J. Salvador and E. Wolfram, Extreme sunbathing: three weeks of small total O3 columns and high UV radiation over the Southern tip of South America during the 2009 Antarctic O3 hole season.
Geophys. Res. Lett., 2010, 37, doi:10.1029/2010GL043699.
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Mijling, B., O.N.E. Tuinder, R.F. van Oss and R.J. van der A, Improving ozone profile retrieval from spaceborne UV backscatter spectrometers using convergence behaviour diagnostics
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 2010, 3, 1555-1568, doi:10.5194/amt-3-1555-2010.
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Smedt, I. De, T. Stavrakou, J.F. Muller, R.J. van der A and M. Van Roozendael, Trend detection in satellite observations of formaldehyde tropospheric columns
Geophys. Res. Lett., 2010, 37, doi:10.1029/2010GL044245.
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Ghude, S.D., R.J. van der A, G. Beig, S. Fadnavis and S.D. Polade, Satellite derived trends in NO2 over the major global hotspot regions during the past decade and their inter-comparison
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Laat, A.T.J. de, R.J. van der A and M. van Weele, Evaluation of tropospheric ozone columns derived from assimilated GOME ozone profile observations
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Lindfors, A., A. Tanskanen, A. Arola, R.J. van der A, A. Bias, U. Feister, M. Janouch, W. Josefsson, T. Koskela, K. Lakkala, P.N. den Outer, A.R.D. Smedley, H. Slaper and A.R. Webb, The PROMOTE UV Record: Toward a Global Satellite-Based Climatology of Surface Ultraviolet Irradiance
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Mijling, B., R.J. van der A, K.F. Boersma, M. Van Roozendael, I. De Smedt and H.M. Kelder, Reduction of NO2 detected from space during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
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Peet, J.C.A. van, R.J. van der A, A.T.J. de Laat, O.N.E. Tuinder, G. Koenig-Langlo and J. Wittig, Height resolved ozone hole structure as observed by the Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment–2
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A, R.J. van der, H.J. Eskes, K.F. Boersma, T.P.C. van Noije, M. Van Roozendael, I. De Smedt, D.H.M.U. Peters, J.J.P. Kuenen and E.W. Meijer, Trends, seasonal variability and dominant NOx source derived from a ten year record of NO2 measured from space
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Boersma, K.F., D.J. Jacob, H.J. Eskes, R.W. Pinder, J. Wang and R.J. van der A, Intercomparison of SCIAMACHY and OMI tropospheric NO2 columns: observing the diurnal evolution of chemistry and emissions from space
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Smedt, I. De, J.F. Muller, T. Stavrakou, R.J. van der A, H. Eskes and M. Van Roozendael, Twelve years of global observation of formaldehyde in the troposphere using GOME and SCIAMACHY sensors
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Stavrakou, T., J.F. Muller, K.F. Boersma, I. De Smedt and R.J. van der A, Assessing the distribution and growth rates of NOx emission sources by inverting a 10-year record of NO2 satellite columns
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Wang, P., P. Stammes, R. van der A, G. Pinardi and M. van Roozendael, FRESCO+: an improved O2 A-band cloud retrieval algorithm for tropospheric trace gas retrievals
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Blond, N., K.F. Boersma, H.J. Eskes, R.J. van der A, M. Van Roozendael, I. De Smedt, G. Bergametti and R. Vautard, Intercomparison of SCIAMACHY nitrogen dioxide observations, in situ measurements and air quality modeling results over Western Europe
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Boersma, K.F., H.J. Eskes, J.P. Veefkind, E.J. Brinksma, R.J. van der A, M. Sneep, G.H.J. van den Oord, P.F. Levelt, P. Stammes, J.F. Gleason and E.J. Bucsela, Near-real time retrieval of tropospheric NO2 from OMI
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Teyssèdre, H., M. Michou, H.L. Clark, B. Josse, F. Karcher, D. Olivié, V.H. Peuch, D. Saint-Martin, D. Cariolle, J.L. Attié, P. Nédélec, P. Ricaud, V. Thouret, R.J. van der A and A. Volz-Thomas, A new tropospheric and stratospheric Chemistry and Transport Model MOCAGE-Climat for multi-year studies: evaluation of the present-day climatology and sensitivity to surface processes
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A, R.J. van der, D.H.M.U. Peters, H.J. Eskes, K.F. Boersma, M. Van Roozendael, I. De Smedt and H.M. Kelder, Detection of the trend and seasonal variation in tropospheric NO2 over China
J. Geophys. Res., 2006, 111, doi:10.1029/2005JD006594.
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Fournier, N., P. Stammes, M. de Graaf, R. van der A, A Piters, M. Grzegorski and A. Kokhanovsky, Improving cloud information over deserts from SCIAMACHY Oxygen A-band measurements
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Meijer, Y.J., H.M. Kelder, R.J. van der A and R.F. van Oss, Evaluation of Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment (GOME) ozone profiles from nine different algorithms
J. Geophys. Res., 2006, 111, doi:10.1029/2005JD006778.
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Segers, A.J., H.J. Eskes, R.J. van der A, R.F. van Oss and P.F.J. van Velthoven, Assimilation of GOME ozone profiles and a global chemistry-transport model using a Kalman filter with anisotropic covariance
Quart. J. Royal Meteorol. Soc., B, 2005, 131, 606, 477-502.
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H. J. Eskes, R. J. van der A, E. J. Brinksma, J. P. Veefkind, J. F. de Haan, and P. J. M. Valks, Retrieval and validation of ozone columns derived from measurements of SCIAMACHY on Envisat
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss, 5, 4429-4475, 2005. Abstract & download.


A, R.J. van der, A.J.M. Piters, R.F. van Oss and C. Zehner, Global Stratospheric Ozone Profiles from GOME in Near-Real Time
Int. J. Remote Sensing, 2003, 24, 23, 4969-4974.
Meijer, Y.J., R.J. van der A, R.F. van Oss, D.P.J. Swart, H.M. Kelder and P.V. Johnston, GOME ozone profile characterization using interpretation tools and lidar measurements for intercomparison
J. Geophys. Res., D23, 2003, 108, 4723, doi:10.1029/2003JD003498.
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Orsolini, Y.J., H.J. Eskes, G. Hansen, U.P. Hoppe, A. Kylling, E. Kyrö, J. Notholt, R. van der A and P. von der Gathen, Summertime low-ozone episodes at northern latitudes
Quart. J. Royal Meteorol. Soc., 2003, 129, 3265-3275.


A, R.J. van der, R.F. van Oss, A.J.M. Piters, J.P.F. Fortuin, Y.J. Meijer and H.M. Kelder, Ozone profile retrieval from recalibrated Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment data
J. Geophys. Res., 2002, 107, doi:10.1029/2001JD000696.
El Serafy, G., R.J. van der A, H. Eskes and H. Kelder, Assimilation of 3D ozone field in global chemistry-transport models using Kalman filter
Adv.Space Res., 2002, 30, 11, 2473-2478, doi:10.1016/S0273-1177(02)80310-6.
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A, R.J. van der, Improved ozone profile retrieval from combined nadir/limb observations of SCIAMACHY
J. Geophys. Res., 2001, 106, 14583-14594.


Allaart, M.A.F., P. Valks, R. van der A, A. Piters, H. Kelder and P.F.J. van Velthoven, "Ozone mini-hole observed over Europe, influence of low stratospheric temperature on observations"
Geophys. Res. Lett., 24, 2000, 27, 4089-4092, doi:10.1029/2000GL012212.
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Hoogeveen, R.W.M., R.J. van der A and A.P.H. Goede, Extended wavelenght InGaAs infrared (1.0-2.4 UM) detector arrays on SCIAMACHY for space-based spectrometry of the Earth atmosphere.
Infrared Phys. Techn., 2000, 42, 1-16.

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