Scientific publications

Research scientist in atmospheric science 1999-present)

The research described in these papers has been carried out during my stays at
KNMI in De Bilt (1999-2004) and BIRA-IASB in Brussels (2004-2009) and again
KNMI in De Bilt (2011-present).

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Monitoring of NO2 from satellite [2011-present]

  1. Van Geffen, J., De Haan, J., Boersma, F., Van der A., R. and Veefkind, P.: 2012,
    "Novel Approach to Tropospheric NO2 Retrieval for TROPOMI,"
    in: Proceedings of the Atmospheric Science Conference ATMOS 2012,
    Advances in Atmospheric Science and Applications,
    18-22 June 2012, Brugge, Belgium, ESA publication SP-708 [poster]
            ===> Abstract  |  PDF file (8 pages; 202 kB)

  2. Maasakkers, J.D., Boersma, K.F., Williams, J.E., Van Geffen, J., Vinken, G.C.M., Sneep, M., Hendrick, F., Van Roozendael, M. and Veefkind, J.P.: 2013,
    "Vital improvements to the retrieval of tropospheric NO2 columns from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument,"
    Geophys. Res. Abstr. 15, EGU General Assembly 2013, EGU2013-714.
            ===> PDF of abstract (1 page; 46 kB)

  3. Van Geffen, J.H.G.M., Boersma, K.F., Van Roozendael, M., Hendrick, F., Mahieu, E., De Smedt, I., Sneep, M. and Veefkind, J.P.: 2015,
    "Improved spectral fitting of nitrogen dioxide from OMI in the 405 - 465 nm window,"
    Atmos. Meas. Tech. 8, 1685-1699.
            ===> Abstract  |  On-line paper (15 pages; 1.8MB)

  4. Zara, M., Boersma, K.F., Van Geffen, J.H.G.M. and Eskes, H.J.: 2017,
    An improved temperature correction for OMI NO2 slant column densities from the 405-465 nm fitting window,
    Technical Report TN-OMIE-KNMI-982, version 1.0, Jan. 2017
    KNMI, De Bilt, The Netherlands.
            ===> Document (12 pages; 616kB)

  5. Zara, M., Boersma, K.F., De Smedt, I., Richter, A., Peters, E., Van Geffen, J.H.G.M., Beirle, S., Wagner, T., Van Roozendael, M., Marchenko, S., Lamsal, L. and Eskes, H.J.: 2018,
    "Improved slant column density retrieval of nitrogen dioxide and formaldehyde for OMI and GOME-2A from QA4ECV: intercomparison, uncertainty characterization, and trends,"
    Atmos. Meas. Techn. 11, 4033-4058.
            ===> Abstract  |  On-line paper (26 pages; 11MB)

  6. Van Geffen, J., Eskes, H., Sneep, M., Ter Linden, M., De Smedt, I., Van Roozendael, M., Boersma, F. and Veefkind, P.: 2018,
    "TROPOMI NO2 slant column retrieval: details, uncertainties and comparisons with other satellite based NO2 data,"
    Geophys. Res. Abstr. 20, EGU General Assembly 2018, EGU2018-6593.
            ===> PDF of abstract (1 page; 41kB)  |  PDF poster (1 page; 222kB)  |  PDF of extras (6 pages; 8.2MB)

  7. Eskes, H., Van Geffen, J., Boersma, F., Sneep, M., Ter Linden, M., De Smedt, I. and Veefkind, P.: 2018,
    "High-resolution nitrogen dioxide retrievals from the Sentinel-5P TROPOMI sensor,"
    Geophys. Res. Abstr. 20, EGU General Assembly 2018, EGU2018-12435.
            ===> PDF of abstract (1 page; 38kB)

  8. Compernolle, S., Lambert, J.-C., Verhoelst, T., Granville, J., Hubert, D., Keppens, A., Niemeijer, S., Rino, B., Pinardi, G., Beirle, S., Boersma, F., Clerbaux, C., Coheur, P., De Smedt, I., Eskes, H., George, M., Hendrick, F., Lorente, A., Nightingale, J., Peters, E., Richter, A., van Geffen, J., Van Roozendael, M., Wagner, T. and Yu, H.: 2018,
    "Quality assessment of QA4ECV climate data records of atmospheric composition: Terminology, methodology and application to tropospheric NO2, HCHO and CO from the GOME-2, IASI and OMI satellites,"
    in: Proceedings for the 2018 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference, 17-21 September 2018, Tallinn, Estonia.
            ===> PDF file (8 pages; 576 kB)

  9. 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.: 2018,
    "Improving algorithms and uncertainty estimates for satellite NO2 retrievals: Results from the Quality Assurance for Essential Climate Variables (QA4ECV) project,"
    Atmos. Meas. Tech. 11, 6651-6678.
            ===> Abstract  |  On-line paper (28 pages; 4.3MB)

  10. Griffin, D., Zhao, X., McLinden, C.A., Boersma, F., Bourassa, A., Dammers, E., Degenstein, D., Eskes, H., Fehr, L., Fioletov, V., Hayden, K., Kharol, S.K., Li, S.-M., Makar, P., Martin, R.V., Mihele, C., Mittermeier, R.L., Krotkov, N., Sneep, M., Lamsal, L.N., ter Linden, M., van Geffen, J., Veefkind, P., and Wolde, M.: 2019,
    "High resolution mapping of nitrogen dioxide with TROPOMI: First results and validation over the Canadian oil sands,"
    Geophys. Res. Lett. 46, 1049-1060.
            ===> Abstract  |  On-line paper (12 pages; 1.7MB)

  11. Lorente, A., Boersma, K.F., Eskes, H.J., Veefkind, J.P., van Geffen, J.H.G.M., de Zeeuw, M.B., Denier van der Gon, H., Beirle, S. and Krol, M.C.: 2019,
    "Quantification of nitrogen oxides emissions from build-up of pollution over Paris with TROPOMI,"
    Scientific Reports 9, 20033, 10pp.
            ===> Abstract  |  On-line paper (10 pages; 2.1MB)

  12. Compernolle, S., Verhoelst, T., Pinardi, G., Granville, J., Hubert, D., Keppens, A., Niemeijer, S., Rino, B., Bais, A., Beirle, S., Boersma, K.F., Burrows, J.P., De Smedt, I., Eskes, H., Goutail, F., Hendrick, F., Lorente, A., Pazmino, A., Piters, A., Peters, E., Pommereau, J.-P., Remmers, J., Richter, A., van Geffen, J., Van Roozendael, M., Wagner, T. and Lambert, J.-C.: 2020,
    "Validation of Aura-OMI QA4ECV NO2 Climate Data Records with ground-based DOAS networks: role of measurement and comparison uncertainties,"
    Atmos. Chem. Phys. 20, 8017-8045.
            ===> Abstract  |  On-line paper (29 pages; 4.5MB)

  13. Van Geffen, J.H.G.M., Boersma, K.F., Eskes, H.J., Sneep, M., ter Linden, M., Zara, M. and Veefkind, J.P.: 2020,
    "S5P/TROPOMI NO2 slant column retrieval: method, stability, uncertainties and comparisons with OMI,"
    Atmos. Meas. Tech. 13, 1315-1335.
            ===> Abstract  |  On-line paper (21 pages; 8MB)

  14. Wang, P., Piters, A., van Geffen, J., Tuinder, O., Stammes, P. and Kinne, S.: 2020,
    "Shipborne MAX-DOAS measurements for validation of TROPOMI NO2 products."
    Atmos. Meas. Tech. 13, 1413-1426.
            ===> Abstract  |  On-line paper (14 pages; 2.6MB)

  15. Koukouli, M.-E., Skoulidou, I., Segers, A., Manders-Groot, A., Kuenen, J., van Geffen, J., Eskes, H., Hedelt, P., Loyola, D., Stavrakou, T., Tzoumaka, V., Kelessis, A., Karagkiozidis, D. and Balis, D.: 2020,
    "Quantifying South Eastern Europe NOx and SO2 emissions using S5P/TROPOMI; from the urban to the regional scale,"
    EGU General Assembly 2020, EGU2029-8043.
            ===> On-line abstract

  16. Stavrakou, T., Müller, J., Bauwens, M., Boersma, K.F. and van Geffen, J.: 2020,
    "Satellite evidence for changes in the NO2 weekly cycle over large cities,"
    Sci. Rep. 10, 10066, 9 pp.
            ===> Abstract  |  On-line paper (9 pages; 3.1MB)

  17. Chan, K. L., Wiegner, M., van Geffen, J., De Smedt, I., Alberti, C., Cheng, Z., Ye, S. and Wenig, M.: 2020,
    "MAX-DOAS measurements of tropospheric NO2 and HCHO in Munich and the comparison to OMI and TROPOMI satellite observations,"
    Atmos. Meas. Tech. 13, 4499-4520.
            ===> Abstract  |  On-line paper (22 pages; 11MB)

  18. Ding, J., van der A, R., Eskes, H., Mijling, B., Stavrakou, R., van Geffen, J. and Veefkind, P.: 2020,
    "NOx emissions reduction and rebound in China due to the COVID-19 crisis,"
    Geophys. Res. Lett. 47, 9 pp.
            ===> Abstract  |  On-line paper (9 pages; 4.8MB)

  19. Koukouli, M.-E., Skoulidou, I., Karavias, A., Parcharidis, I., Balis, D., Manders, A., Segers, A., Eskes, H. and van Geffen, J.: 2021,
    "Sudden changes in nitrogen dioxide emissions over Greece due to lockdown after the outbreak of COVID-19,"
    Atmos. Chem. Phys. 21, 1759-1774.
            ===> Abstract  |  On-line paper (16 pages; 23MB)

  20. Skoulidou, I., Koukouli, M.-E., Manders, A., Segers, A., Karagkiozidis, D., Gratsea, M., Balis, D., Bais, A., Gerasopoulos, E., Stavrakou, T., van Geffen, J., Eskes, H. and Richter, A.: 2021,
    "Evaluation of the LOTOS-EUROS NO2 simulations using ground-based measurements and S5P/TROPOMI observations over Greece,"
    Atmos. Chem. Phys. 21, 5269-5288.
            ===> Abstract  |  On-line paper (20 pages; 7.0MB)

  21. Allen, D., Pickering, K., Bucsela, E., van Geffen, J., Lapiere, J., Koshak, W. and Eskes, H.: 2021,
    "Observations of lightning NOx production from TROPOMI case studies over the United States,"
    J. Geophys. Res. Atmospheres , in print.
            ===> [ On-line paper not available ]
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