The BIRA-IASB BrO Product

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Tropospheric bromine monoxide (BrO)



General references

Aliwell, S.R., M. Van Roozendael, P. V. Johnston, A. Richter, T. Wagner, et al., Analysis for BrO in zenith-sky spectra - An intercomparison exercise for analysis improvement, J. Geophys. Res., 107, D14, doi: 10.1029/2001JD000329, 2002 (in press).

Boersma, K.F. and Eskes, H.J., Gome Assimilated NO2 Field For Scientific Users And Model Validation, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 5, 05267, 2003.

Burrows, J.P., A. Richter, A. Dehn, B. Deters, S. Himmelmann, S. Voigt and J. Orphal, Atmospheric Remote-Sensing Reference Data from GOME : 1. Temperature-Dependent Absorption Cross Sections of NO2 in the 231-794 nm
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Burrows, J.P., A. Richter, A. Dehn, B. Deters, S. Himmelmann, S. Voigt and J. Orphal, Atmospheric remote -sensing-reference data from GOME: 2. Temperature-dependent absorption cross sections of O3 in the 231-794 nm range, JQSRT, 61, 509-517, 1999.

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Chance, K., Analysis of BrO Measurements from the Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 3335-3338,1998.

Chipperfield, M., and J.A. Pyle, Model sensitivity studies of Arctic Ozone Depletion, J. Geophys. Res., 103, 28,389-28,403, 1998.

De Smedt, I., M. Van Roozendael, T. Jacobs, Optimization of DOAS settings for BrO fitting from SCIAMACHY nadir spectra - Comparison with GOME BrO retrievals,tech-note,2004.

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Richter, A. and Burrows, J.P., Tropospheric NO2 from GOME measurements, Adv. Space Res., 29, 1673-1683, 2002.

Richter, A., F. Wittrock, M. Eisinger, and J.P. Burrows, GOME observations of tropospheric BrO in northern hemispheric spring and summer 1997, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, pp. 2683-2686, 1998.

Richter,A., Wittrock, F., Ladstätter-Weißenmayer, A., and J. P. Burrows, GOME measurements of stratospheric and tropospheric BrO, Advances in Space Research, 29, 1673-1683, 2002.

Theys, N., I. De Smedt, M. Van Roozendael, C. Fayt, S. Chabrillat, M. Chipperfield, P. Post, R. van der A, Total and tropospheric BrO derived from GOME and SCIAMACHY as part of the TEMIS project, in Proc. Envisat/ERS Symposium, Salzburg, 6-10 September 2004

Van Roozendael, M., C. Fayt, J.-C. Lambert, I. Pundt, T. Wagner, A. Richter, and K. Chance, Development of a bromine oxide product from GOME, in Proc. ESAMS'99-European Symposium on Atmospheric Measurements from Space, ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, 18-22 January 1999, ESA WPP-161, p. 543-547, 1999.

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Wagner, T., and U. Platt, Satellite mapping of enhanced BrO concentrations in the troposphere, Nature, 395, 486-490, 1998.

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GOME references

Burrows, J. P., M. Weber, M. Buchwitz, et al., The Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment (GOME): Mission Concept and First Scientific Results, J. Atmos. Sci., 56, pp. 151-175, 1999.

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Hegels, E. et al., Global distribution of atmospheric bromine monoxide from GOME on earth observing satellite ERS-2, Geophys. Res. Lett., 25, 3127-3130, 1998.

Hofmann, D., et al., Intercomparison of UV/Visible Spectrometers for Measurements of Stratospheric NO2 for the Network for the Detection of Stratospheric Change, J. Geophys. Res., 16, pp. 16,765-16,791, 1995.

Roscoe, H.K., P.V. Johnston, M. Van Roozendael, A. Richter, J. Roscoe, et al., Slant column measurements of O3 and NO2 during the NDSC intercomparison of zenith-sky UV-visible spectrometers in June 1996, J. Atmos. Chem., 32, 281-314, 1999.

Van Roozendael, M., T. Wagner, A. Richter, et al., Intercomparison of BrO measurements from ERS-2 GOME, ground-based and balloon platforms, Advances in Space Research, 2002 (in press).

Wagner, T., Satellite Observations of Atmospheric Halogen Species, PhD thesis, University of Heidelberg, 1999.

Wagner, T., C. Leue, M. Wenig, K. Pfeilsticker, and U. Platt, Spatial and temporal distribution of enhanced boundary layer BrO concentrations measured by the GOME instrument aboard ERS-2, J. Geophys. Res., 106, 24,225-24,235, 2001.

SCIAMACHY references

Chipperfield, M.P., et al., Sequential assimilation of stratopheric chemical observations in a three-dimensional model, J.Geophys.Res., 107, 4585, 2002.

Kromminga, H., J. Orphal, S. Voigt and J. P. Burrows, Fourier-transform-spectroscopy of symmetric chlorine dioxide (OClO), Proc. EC Advanced Study Course (ASTAIRE 1999), Bergen, Norway, 1999.

Stamnes, K. et al., Numerically stable algorithm for discrete-ordinate-method radiative transfer in multiple Scattering end emitting layered media, Applied Optics, 27, 2502, 1998.

Tanskanen, A. et al., Use of the moving time-window technique to determine surface albedo from the TOMS reflectivity data, Submitted to Proceedings of SPIE, 4896, 2003.

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