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IBBAC: Impact of Biogenic Emissions on Beijing Air Quality and Climate

>> Documents

Agenda of the meeting

Presentations (restricted to IBBAC users)

Group picture (September 20, 2012)

  • Final Report (due by December 2013)

>> References

Publications related to IBBAC:

  • 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, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. 13, 7871-7929, 2013.
  • Ceulemans, K., S. Compernolle, and J.-F. Müller, Parameterising secondary organic aerosol from α-pinene using a detailed oxidation and aerosol formation model, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 5343-5366, 2012, doi:10.5194/acp-12-5343-2012.
  • Stavrakou, T., J.-F. Müller, J. Peeters, A. Razavi, L. Clarisse, C. Clerbaux, P.-F. Coheur, D. Hurtmans, M. De Mazière, C. Vigouroux, N. M. Deutscher, D. W. T. Griffith, N. Jones, C. Paton-Walsh, Satellite evidence for a large source of formic acid from boreal and tropical forests, Nature Geosci., 5, 26-30, doi:10.1038/ngeo1354, 2012.
  • De Smedt, I., M. Van Roozendael, T. Stavrakou, J.-F. Müller, C. Lerot, N. Theys, P. Valks, N. Hao, and R. van der A, Improved retrieval of global tropospheric formaldehyde columns from GOME-2/MetOp-A addressing noise reduction and instrumental degradation issues, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5,  2933-2949, 2012.
  • Ceulemans, K. S. Compernolle, and J.-F. Muller, Evaluation of a detailed model of secondary organic aerosol formation from alpha-pinene against dark  ozonolysis experiments, Atmos. Environ., doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2010.05.001, 2010.
  • Clémer, K. M. Van Roozendael, C. Fayt, et al., Multiple wavelength retrieval of tropospheric aerosol optical properties from MAX-DOAS measurements in Beijing, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 3, 863-878, 2010.
  • De Ridder, K., and 16 co-authors, 2008. Simulating the impact of urban sprawl on air quality and population exposure in the German Ruhr area. Part I: reproducing the base state. Atmos. Environ., 42, 7059-7069.
  • Deutsch, F., Janssen, L., Vankerkom, J., Lefebre, F., Mensink, C., Fierens, F., Dumont, G., Roekens, E., 2008. Modelling changes of aerosol composition over Belgium and Europe, Int. J. Environ. Pollution, 32, 162-173.
  • De Smedt, I., J.-F. Muller, T. Stavrakou, et al., Twelve years of global observations of formaldehyde in the troposphere using GOME and SCIAMACHY sensors, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 4947-4963, 2008.
  • De Smedt, I.,  T. Stavrakou, J.-F. Muller, et al., Trend detection in satellite observation of formaldehyde tropospheric columns, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L18808, doi:10.1029/2010GL044245, 2010.
  • Maes, J., J. Vliegen, K. Van de Vel, S. Janssen, F. Deutsch, K. De Ridder, and C. Mensink, Spatial surrogates for the disaggregation of CORINAIR emission inventories, Atmos. Environ., 43, 1246-1254, 2009.
  • Mensink, C., K. De Ridder, F. Deutsch, F. Lefebre, K. Van de Vel, Examples of scale interactions in local, urban, and regional air quality modelling. Atmos.Res., 89, 351-357, 2008.
  • Muller, J.-F., and G. Brasseur, A three-dimensional chemical transport model of the global troposphere, J. Geophys. Res., 100, 16445-16490, 1995.
  • Muller, J.-F., and T. Stavrakou, Inversion of CO and NOx emissions using the adjoint of the IMAGES model, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 5, 1157-1186, 2005.
  • Muller, J.-F., T. Stavrakou, S. Wallens, et al., Global isoprene emissions estimates using MEGAN, ECMWF analyses and a detailed canopy environment model, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 1329-1341, 2008.
  • Stavrakou, T. J.-F. Muller, F. Boersma, et al., Assessing the distribution and growth rates of Nox emission sources by inverting a 10-year record of NO2 satellite columns, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L10801, doi:10.1029//2008GL033521, 2008.
  • Stavrakou T., J.-F. Muller, I. De Smedt, et al., Global emissions of non-methane hydrocarbons deduced from SCIAMACHY formaldehyde columns through 2003-2006, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 3663-3679, 2009.
  • Stavrakou T., J. Peeters, and J.-F. Muller, Improved global modelling of HOx recycling in isoprene oxidation : evaluation against the GABRIEL and INTEX-A aircraft campaign measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 9863-9878, 2010.
  • Van de Vel, K., C. Mensink, K. De Ridder, et al., Air quality modelling in the Lake Baikal region. Environ. Mon. Assesm., 10.1007/s10661-009-0977-7, 2009.


>> Partners




Dr. Michel Van Roozendael
UV-VIS Observation Unit
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E-Mail : michelv@aeronomie.be

Dr. Trissevgeni Stavrakou
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Dr. Jean-Francois Muller
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Dr. De Smedt Isabelle
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Dr. Maite Bauwens
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Ms. Lisa Blyth

Dr. Koen De Ridder
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Dr. Nele Veldeman,  
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Mr. Peter Viaene,
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Environmental Modelling Unit
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B-2400 Mol
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Prof. Pucai Wang
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E-mail : pcwang@mail.iap.ac.cn

Dr. Yu Huan
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IAP, Institute of Atmospheric Physics;
Chinese Academy of Sciences
No.1 Nanertiao; Zhongguancun;
Haidian District Beijing 100029
People's Republic of China
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