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Monitoring atmospheric composition and climate, research in support of the Copernicus/GMES atmospheric service (ACP/AMT/ESSD/GMD inter-journal SI) Editor(s): V.-H. Peuch, R. Engelen, A. Simmons, W. Lahoz, P. Laj, and and S. Galmarini Special issue jointly organized between Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, Earth System Science Data, and Geoscientific Model Development More information Download citations of all papers: Bibtex EndNote Reference Manager
26 Jan 2016
A review of approaches to estimate wildfire plume injection height within large-scale atmospheric chemical transport models
R. Paugam, M. Wooster, S. Freitas, and M. Val Martin
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 907-925, doi:10.5194/acp-16-907-2016, 2016
18 Dec 2015
Evaluation of the MACC operational forecast system – potential and challenges of global near-real-time modelling with respect to reactive gases in the troposphere
A. Wagner, A.-M. Blechschmidt, I. Bouarar, E.-G. Brunke, C. Clerbaux, M. Cupeiro, P. Cristofanelli, H. Eskes, J. Flemming, H. Flentje, M. George, S. Gilge, A. Hilboll, A. Inness, J. Kapsomenakis, A. Richter, L. Ries, W. Spangl, O. Stein, R. Weller, and C. Zerefos
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 14005-14030, doi:10.5194/acp-15-14005-2015, 2015
30 Nov 2015
LSA SAF Meteosat FRP products – Part 2: Evaluation and demonstration for use in the Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service (CAMS)
G. Roberts, M. J. Wooster, W. Xu, P. H. Freeborn, J.-J. Morcrette, L. Jones, A. Benedetti, H. Jiangping, D. Fisher, and J. W. Kaiser
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13241-13267, doi:10.5194/acp-15-13241-2015, 2015
30 Nov 2015
LSA SAF Meteosat FRP products – Part 1: Algorithms, product contents, and analysis
M. J. Wooster, G. Roberts, P. H. Freeborn, W. Xu, Y. Govaerts, R. Beeby, J. He, A. Lattanzio, D. Fisher, and R. Mullen
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13217-13239, doi:10.5194/acp-15-13217-2015, 2015
20 Nov 2015
Feedbacks of dust and boundary layer meteorology during a dust storm in the eastern Mediterranean
S. Rémy, A. Benedetti, A. Bozzo, T. Haiden, L. Jones, M. Razinger, J. Flemming, R. J. Engelen, V. H. Peuch, and J. N. Thepaut
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12909-12933, doi:10.5194/acp-15-12909-2015, 2015
10 Nov 2015
A multi-year study of lower tropospheric aerosol variability and systematic relationships from four North American regions
J. P. Sherman, P. J. Sheridan, J. A. Ogren, E. Andrews, D. Hageman, L. Schmeisser, A. Jefferson, and S. Sharma
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12487-12517, doi:10.5194/acp-15-12487-2015, 2015
04 Nov 2015
Validation of reactive gases and aerosols in the MACC global analysis and forecast system
H. Eskes, V. Huijnen, A. Arola, A. Benedictow, A.-M. Blechschmidt, E. Botek, O. Boucher, I. Bouarar, S. Chabrillat, E. Cuevas, R. Engelen, H. Flentje, A. Gaudel, J. Griesfeller, L. Jones, J. Kapsomenakis, E. Katragkou, S. Kinne, B. Langerock, M. Razinger, A. Richter, M. Schultz, M. Schulz, N. Sudarchikova, V. Thouret, M. Vrekoussis, A. Wagner, and C. Zerefos
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 3523-3543, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-3523-2015, 2015
03 Nov 2015
CALIOP near-real-time backscatter products compared to EARLINET data
T. Grigas, M. Hervo, G. Gimmestad, H. Forrister, P. Schneider, J. Preißler, L. Tarrason, and C. O'Dowd
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12179-12191, doi:10.5194/acp-15-12179-2015, 2015
08 Sep 2015
A regional air quality forecasting system over Europe: the MACC-II daily ensemble production
V. Marécal, V.-H. Peuch, C. Andersson, S. Andersson, J. Arteta, M. Beekmann, A. Benedictow, R. Bergström, B. Bessagnet, A. Cansado, F. Chéroux, A. Colette, A. Coman, R. L. Curier, H. A. C. Denier van der Gon, A. Drouin, H. Elbern, E. Emili, R. J. Engelen, H. J. Eskes, G. Foret, E. Friese, M. Gauss, C. Giannaros, J. Guth, M. Joly, E. Jaumouillé, B. Josse, N. Kadygrov, J. W. Kaiser, K. Krajsek, J. Kuenen, U. Kumar, N. Liora, E. Lopez, L. Malherbe, I. Martinez, D. Melas, F. Meleux, L. Menut, P. Moinat, T. Morales, J. Parmentier, A. Piacentini, M. Plu, A. Poupkou, S. Queguiner, L. Robertson, L. Rouïl, M. Schaap, A. Segers, M. Sofiev, L. Tarasson, M. Thomas, R. Timmermans, Á. Valdebenito, P. van Velthoven, R. van Versendaal, J. Vira, and A. Ung
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 2777-2813, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-2777-2015, 2015
12 Aug 2015
New fire diurnal cycle characterizations to improve fire radiative energy assessments made from MODIS observations
N. Andela, J. W. Kaiser, G. R. van der Werf, and M. J. Wooster
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 8831-8846, doi:10.5194/acp-15-8831-2015, 2015
30 Jul 2015
Using SEVIRI fire observations to drive smoke plumes in the CMAQ air quality model: a case study over Antalya in 2008
G. Baldassarre, L. Pozzoli, C. C. Schmidt, A. Unal, T. Kindap, W. P. Menzel, S. Whitburn, P.-F. Coheur, A. Kavgaci, and J. W. Kaiser
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 8539-8558, doi:10.5194/acp-15-8539-2015, 2015
30 Jul 2015
Extended and refined multi sensor reanalysis of total ozone for the period 1970–2012
R. J. van der A, M. A. F. Allaart, and H. J. Eskes
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 3021-3035, doi:10.5194/amt-8-3021-2015, 2015
30 Jul 2015
Evaluation of near-surface ozone over Europe from the MACC reanalysis
E. Katragkou, P. Zanis, A. Tsikerdekis, J. Kapsomenakis, D. Melas, H. Eskes, J. Flemming, V. Huijnen, A. Inness, M. G. Schultz, O. Stein, and C. S. Zerefos
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 2299-2314, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-2299-2015, 2015
28 Jul 2015
On the ability of a global atmospheric inversion to constrain variations of CO2 fluxes over Amazonia
L. Molina, G. Broquet, P. Imbach, F. Chevallier, B. Poulter, D. Bonal, B. Burban, M. Ramonet, L. V. Gatti, S. C. Wofsy, J. W. Munger, E. Dlugokencky, and P. Ciais
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 8423-8438, doi:10.5194/acp-15-8423-2015, 2015
23 Jul 2015
MACC regional multi-model ensemble simulations of birch pollen dispersion in Europe
M. Sofiev, U. Berger, M. Prank, J. Vira, J. Arteta, J. Belmonte, K.-C. Bergmann, F. Chéroux, H. Elbern, E. Friese, C. Galan, R. Gehrig, D. Khvorostyanov, R. Kranenburg, U. Kumar, V. Marécal, F. Meleux, L. Menut, A.-M. Pessi, L. Robertson, O. Ritenberga, V. Rodinkova, A. Saarto, A. Segers, E. Severova, I. Sauliene, P. Siljamo, B. M. Steensen, E. Teinemaa, M. Thibaudon, and V.-H. Peuch
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 8115-8130, doi:10.5194/acp-15-8115-2015, 2015
13 May 2015
Data assimilation of satellite-retrieved ozone, carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide with ECMWF's Composition-IFS
A. Inness, A.-M. Blechschmidt, I. Bouarar, S. Chabrillat, M. Crepulja, R. J. Engelen, H. Eskes, J. Flemming, A. Gaudel, F. Hendrick, V. Huijnen, L. Jones, J. Kapsomenakis, E. Katragkou, A. Keppens, B. Langerock, M. de Mazière, D. Melas, M. Parrington, V. H. Peuch, M. Razinger, A. Richter, M. G. Schultz, M. Suttie, V. Thouret, M. Vrekoussis, A. Wagner, and C. Zerefos
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 5275-5303, doi:10.5194/acp-15-5275-2015, 2015
16 Apr 2015
The MACC-II 2007–2008 reanalysis: atmospheric dust evaluation and characterization over northern Africa and the Middle East
E. Cuevas, C. Camino, A. Benedetti, S. Basart, E. Terradellas, J. M. Baldasano, J. J. Morcrette, B. Marticorena, P. Goloub, A. Mortier, A. Berjón, Y. Hernández, M. Gil-Ojeda, and M. Schulz
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 3991-4024, doi:10.5194/acp-15-3991-2015, 2015
07 Apr 2015
Tropospheric chemistry in the Integrated Forecasting System of ECMWF
J. Flemming, V. Huijnen, J. Arteta, P. Bechtold, A. Beljaars, A.-M. Blechschmidt, M. Diamantakis, R. J. Engelen, A. Gaudel, A. Inness, L. Jones, B. Josse, E. Katragkou, V. Marecal, V.-H. Peuch, A. Richter, M. G. Schultz, O. Stein, and A. Tsikerdekis
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 975-1003, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-975-2015, 2015
31 Mar 2015
Development and optimization of a wildfire plume rise model based on remote sensing data inputs – Part 2
R. Paugam, M. Wooster, J. Atherton, S. R. Freitas, M. G. Schultz, and J. W. Kaiser
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 15, 9815-9895, doi:10.5194/acpd-15-9815-2015, 2015
Revised manuscript not accepted (discussion: closed, 4 comments)
31 Mar 2015
Description of algorithms for co-locating and comparing gridded model data with remote-sensing observations
B. Langerock, M. De Mazière, F. Hendrick, C. Vigouroux, F. Desmet, B. Dils, and S. Niemeijer
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 911-921, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-911-2015, 2015
03 Mar 2015
Copernicus stratospheric ozone service, 2009–2012: validation, system intercomparison and roles of input data sets
K. Lefever, R. van der A, F. Baier, Y. Christophe, Q. Errera, H. Eskes, J. Flemming, A. Inness, L. Jones, J.-C. Lambert, B. Langerock, M. G. Schultz, O. Stein, A. Wagner, and S. Chabrillat
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 2269-2293, doi:10.5194/acp-15-2269-2015, 2015
06 Feb 2015
Assimilation of surface NO2 and O3 observations into the SILAM chemistry transport model
J. Vira and M. Sofiev
Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 191-203, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-191-2015, 2015
03 Feb 2015
Recent satellite-based trends of tropospheric nitrogen dioxide over large urban agglomerations worldwide
P. Schneider, W. A. Lahoz, and R. van der A
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 1205-1220, doi:10.5194/acp-15-1205-2015, 2015
09 Jan 2015
Inverse modelling of CH4 emissions for 2010–2011 using different satellite retrieval products from GOSAT and SCIAMACHY
M. Alexe, P. Bergamaschi, A. Segers, R. Detmers, A. Butz, O. Hasekamp, S. Guerlet, R. Parker, H. Boesch, C. Frankenberg, R. A. Scheepmaker, E. Dlugokencky, C. Sweeney, S. C. Wofsy, and E. A. Kort
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 113-133, doi:10.5194/acp-15-113-2015, 2015
22 Dec 2014
The diurnal variation in stratospheric ozone from the MACC reanalysis, the ERA-Interim reanalysis, WACCM and Earth observation data: characteristics and intercomparison
A. Schanz, K. Hocke, N. Kämpfer, S. Chabrillat, A. Inness, M. Palm, J. Notholt, I. Boyd, A. Parrish, and Y. Kasai
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 14, 32667-32708, doi:10.5194/acpd-14-32667-2014, 2014
Revised manuscript not accepted (discussion: closed, 3 comments)
16 Dec 2014
Daily global fire radiative power fields estimation from one or two MODIS instruments
S. Remy and J. W. Kaiser
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 13377-13390, doi:10.5194/acp-14-13377-2014, 2014
04 Dec 2014
Sensitivity of simulated CO2 concentration to regridding of global fossil fuel CO2 emissions
X. Zhang, K. R. Gurney, P. Rayner, Y. Liu, and S. Asefi-Najafabady
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 2867-2874, doi:10.5194/gmd-7-2867-2014, 2014
25 Nov 2014
Improving HelioClim-3 estimates of surface solar irradiance using the McClear clear-sky model and recent advances in atmosphere composition
Z. Qu, B. Gschwind, M. Lefevre, and L. Wald
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 3927-3933, doi:10.5194/amt-7-3927-2014, 2014
14 Nov 2014
Forecasting global atmospheric CO2
A. Agustí-Panareda, S. Massart, F. Chevallier, S. Boussetta, G. Balsamo, A. Beljaars, P. Ciais, N. M. Deutscher, R. Engelen, L. Jones, R. Kivi, J.-D. Paris, V.-H. Peuch, V. Sherlock, A. T. Vermeulen, P. O. Wennberg, and D. Wunch
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 11959-11983, doi:10.5194/acp-14-11959-2014, 2014
17 Oct 2014
TNO-MACC_II emission inventory; a multi-year (2003–2009) consistent high-resolution European emission inventory for air quality modelling
J. J. P. Kuenen, A. J. H. Visschedijk, M. Jozwicka, and H. A. C. Denier van der Gon
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 10963-10976, doi:10.5194/acp-14-10963-2014, 2014
16 Oct 2014
Corrigendum to "Decoupling the effects of clear atmosphere and clouds to simplify calculations of the broadband solar irradiance at ground level" published in Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 1661–1669, 2014
A. Oumbe, Z. Qu, P. Blanc, M. Lefèvre, L. Wald, and S. Cros
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 2409-2409, doi:10.5194/gmd-7-2409-2014, 2014
09 Sep 2014
Global data set of biogenic VOC emissions calculated by the MEGAN model over the last 30 years
K. Sindelarova, C. Granier, I. Bouarar, A. Guenther, S. Tilmes, T. Stavrakou, J.-F. Müller, U. Kuhn, P. Stefani, and W. Knorr
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 9317-9341, doi:10.5194/acp-14-9317-2014, 2014
09 Sep 2014
On the wintertime low bias of Northern Hemisphere carbon monoxide found in global model simulations
O. Stein, M. G. Schultz, I. Bouarar, H. Clark, V. Huijnen, A. Gaudel, M. George, and C. Clerbaux
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 9295-9316, doi:10.5194/acp-14-9295-2014, 2014
15 Aug 2014
Improved retrieval of direct and diffuse downwelling surface shortwave flux in cloudless atmosphere using dynamic estimates of aerosol content and type: application to the LSA-SAF project
X. Ceamanos, D. Carrer, and J.-L. Roujean
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 8209-8232, doi:10.5194/acp-14-8209-2014, 2014
14 Aug 2014
Decoupling the effects of clear atmosphere and clouds to simplify calculations of the broadband solar irradiance at ground level
A. Oumbe, Z. Qu, P. Blanc, M. Lefèvre, L. Wald, and S. Cros
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 1661-1669, doi:10.5194/gmd-7-1661-2014, 2014
10 Jul 2014
Tropospheric column amount of ozone retrieved from SCIAMACHY limb–nadir-matching observations
F. Ebojie, C. von Savigny, A. Ladstätter-Weißenmayer, A. Rozanov, M. Weber, K.-U. Eichmann, S. Bötel, N. Rahpoe, H. Bovensmann, and J. P. Burrows
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 2073-2096, doi:10.5194/amt-7-2073-2014, 2014
25 Jun 2014
Environmental influences on the intensity changes of tropical cyclones over the western North Pacific
Shoujuan Shu, Fuqing Zhang, Jie Ming, and Yuan Wang
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 6329-6342, doi:10.5194/acp-14-6329-2014, 2014
23 Jun 2014
Assimilation of atmospheric methane products into the MACC-II system: from SCIAMACHY to TANSO and IASI
S. Massart, A. Agusti-Panareda, I. Aben, A. Butz, F. Chevallier, C. Crevoisier, R. Engelen, C. Frankenberg, and O. Hasekamp
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 6139-6158, doi:10.5194/acp-14-6139-2014, 2014
23 May 2014
Global mass fixer algorithms for conservative tracer transport in the ECMWF model
M. Diamantakis and J. Flemming
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 965-979, doi:10.5194/gmd-7-965-2014, 2014
13 May 2014
Impacts of increasing the aerosol complexity in the Met Office global numerical weather prediction model
J. P. Mulcahy, D. N. Walters, N. Bellouin, and S. F. Milton
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 4749-4778, doi:10.5194/acp-14-4749-2014, 2014
31 Mar 2014
Modeling global impacts of heterogeneous loss of HO2 on cloud droplets, ice particles and aerosols
V. Huijnen, J. E. Williams, and J. Flemming
Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 14, 8575-8632, doi:10.5194/acpd-14-8575-2014, 2014
Revised manuscript not accepted (discussion: closed, 8 comments)
13 Feb 2014
Regional scale ozone data assimilation using an ensemble Kalman filter and the CHIMERE chemical transport model
B. Gaubert, A. Coman, G. Foret, F. Meleux, A. Ung, L. Rouil, A. Ionescu, Y. Candau, and M. Beekmann
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 283-302, doi:10.5194/gmd-7-283-2014, 2014
21 Jan 2014
Comparing ECMWF AOD with AERONET observations at visible and UV wavelengths
V. Cesnulyte, A. V. Lindfors, M. R. A. Pitkänen, K. E. J. Lehtinen, J.-J. Morcrette, and A. Arola
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 593-608, doi:10.5194/acp-14-593-2014, 2014
08 Jan 2014
Combined assimilation of IASI and MLS observations to constrain tropospheric and stratospheric ozone in a global chemical transport model
E. Emili, B. Barret, S. Massart, E. Le Flochmoen, A. Piacentini, L. El Amraoui, O. Pannekoucke, and D. Cariolle
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 177-198, doi:10.5194/acp-14-177-2014, 2014
11 Jul 2013
Atmospheric inversion of SO2 and primary aerosol emissions for the year 2010
N. Huneeus, O. Boucher, and F. Chevallier
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 6555-6573, doi:10.5194/acp-13-6555-2013, 2013
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