Publications of 2016

. Enhanced Trans-Himalaya Pollution Transport to the Tibetan Plateau by the Cut-off Low System
Authors: Zhang, R., Wang, Y., He, Q., Chen, L., Zhang, Y., Qu, H., Smeltzer, C., Li, J., Alvarado, L., Vrekoussis, M., Richter, A., Wittrock, W., and Burrows, J.P.
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.
Link: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2016-702
. Trend estimates of AERONET-observed and model-simulated AOTs between 1993 and 2013
Authors: Yoon, J., A. Pozzer, D.Y. Chang, J. Lelieveld, J. Kim, M. Kim, Y.G. Lee, J.-H. Koo, J. Lee
Published: Atmos. Environ. 125, 33-47
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. The Role of Size and Dimerization of Decorating Plasmonic Silver Nanoparticles on the Photoelectrochemical Solar Water Splitting Performance of BiVO4 Photoanodes
Authors: Valenti, M., Kontoleta, E., Digdaya, I. A., Jonsson, M. P., Biskos, G., Schmidt-Ott, A., and Smith, W. A.
Published: ChemNanoMat, 2, 739-747
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. Plasmonic Nanoparticle-Semiconductor Composites for Efficient Solar Water Splitting
Authors: Valenti, M., Jonsson, M. P., Biskos, G., Schmidt-Ott, A., and Smith, W. A.
Published: Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4,17891-1791
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. Global combustion sources of organic aerosols: Model comparison with 84 AMS factor analysis data sets
Authors: Tsimpidi, A.P., V.A. Karydis, S.N. Pandis and J. Lelieveld
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys. 16, 8939-8962
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. Particulate pollution transport episodes from Eurasia to a remote region of northeast Mediterranean
Authors: Triantafyllou, E., Giamarelou, M., Bossioli E., Zarmpas P., Theodosi C., C. Matsoukas, M. Tombrou, N. Mihalopoulos, G. Biskos
Published: Atmospheric Environment, 128 (2016) 45 -52
Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.12.054
. Assessment of factors influencing PM mass concentration measured by gravimetric & beta attenuation techniques at a suburban site
Authors: Triantafyllou, E., Diapouli, E., Tsilibari, E.M., Adamopoulos, A.D., Biskos, G., Eleftheriadis, K.
Published: Atmospheric Environment, 131 (2016) 409 – 417
Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.02.010
. Nucleation events at a coastal city during the warm period: Kerbside versus urban background measurements
Authors: Siakavaras, D., Samara C., Petrakakis M., Biskos G.
Published: Atmospheric Environment, 140 (2016) 60-68
Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.05.054
. Operationalizing Ecosystem Services for the Mitigation of Soil Threats: A Proposed Framework
Authors: Schwilch, G., Bernet, L., Fleskens, L., Giannakis, E., Leventon, J., Marañón, T., Mills, J., Short, C., Stolte, J., van Delden, H., Verzandvoort, S.
Published: Ecological Indicators, 67, 586-597
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. Relative Humidity Non-Uniformities in Hygroscopic Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer Measurements
Authors: S. Bezantakos, L. Huang, K. Barmpounis, S. T. Martin, and G. Biskos
Published: Journal of Aerosol Science, 101, 1-9
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. Real-time sensors for indoor air monitoring and challenges ahead in deploying them to urban buildings
Authors: Prashant Kumar, George Biskos, Andreas N. Skouloudis, Lidia Morawska, Margaret Bell, Mar Viana, M. Cristina Carotta
Published: Science of the Total Environment, 560–561 (2016), 150–159
Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.04.032
. Assessing the ammonium nitrate formation regime in the Paris megacity and its representation in the CHIMERE model
Authors: Petetin, H., J. Sciare, M. Bressi, A. Rosso, O. Sanchez, R. Sarda-Estève, J.-E. Petit, and M. Beekmann
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 10419-10440
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. Monthly rainfall erosivity: Conversion factors for different time resolutions and regional assessments
Authors: Panagos, P., Borrelli, P., Spinoni, J., Ballabio, C., Meusburger, K., Beguería, S., Klik, A., Michaelides, S., Petan, S., Hrabalíková, M., Olsen, P., Aalto, J., Lakatos, M., Rymszewicz, A., Dumitrescu, A., Tadić, M.P., Diodato, N., Kostalova, J., Rousseva, S., Banasik, K., Christine Alewell, C.
Published: Water, 8, 119
Link: https://doi.org/10.3390/w8040119
. Secondary ozone peaks in the troposphere over the Himalayas
Authors: Ojha, N., A. Pozzer, D. Akritidis and J. Lelieveld
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss
Link: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2016-908
. Characterization of Tungsten Oxide Thin Films Produced by Spark Ablation for NO2 Gas Sensing
Authors: Nishchay A. Isaac, Marco Valenti, Andreas Schmidt-Ott, and George Biskos
Published: ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8 (6), pp 3933–3939
Link: https://doi.org/ 10.1021/acsami.5b11078
. Daytime formation of nitrous acid at a coastal remote site in Cyprus indicating a common ground source of atmospheric HONO and NO
Authors: Meusel, H., Kuhn, U., Reiffs, A., Mallik, C., Harder, H., Martinez, M., Schuladen, J., Bohn, B., Parchatka, U., Crowley, J. N., Fischer, H., Tomsche, L., Novelli, A., Hoffmann, T., Janssen, R. H. H., Hartogensis, O., Pikridas, M., Vrekoussis, M., Bourtsoukidis, E., Weber, B., Lelieveld, J., Williams, J., Pöschl, U., Cheng, Y., and Su, H.
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 14475-14493
Link: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-14475-2016
. Aerosol water parameterization: A single parameter framework
Authors: Metzger, S., B. Steil, M. Abdelkader, K. Klingmüller, L. Xu, J.E. Penner, C. Fountoukis, A. Nenes and J. Lelieveld
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys. 16,7213-7237
Link: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-7213-2016
. Performance comparison of two thermodenuders in Volatility Tandem DMA measurements
Authors: Mendes, L., Konstantinos Eleftheriadis, George Biskos
Published: Journal of Aerosol Science, 92 (2016) 38–52
Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaerosci.2015.10.002
. Overview of the Chemistry-Aerosol Mediterranean Experiment/Aerosol Direct Radiative Forcing on the Mediterranean Climate (ChArMEx/ADRIMED) summer 2013 campaign
Authors: Mallet, M., F. Dulac, P. Formenti, P. Nabat, J. Sciare, G. Roberts, J. Pelon, G. Ancellet, D. Tanré, F. Parol, A. di Sarra, L. Alados, J. Arndt, F. Auriol, L. Blarel, T. Bourrianne, G. Brogniez, P. Chazette, S. Chevaillier, M. Claeys, B. D’Anna, C. Denjean, Y. Derimian, K. Desboeufs, T. Di Iorio, J-F. Doussin, P. Durand, A. Feron, E. Freney, C. Gaimoz, P. Goloub, L. Gomez-Amo, M. Granados Muñoz, N. Grand, E. Hamonou, I. Jankowiak, M. Jeannot, J-F. Léon, M. Maillé, S. Mailler, D. Meloni, L. Menut, G. Momboisse, J. Nicolas, T. Podvin, V. Pont, G. Rea, J-B. Renard, L. Roblou, K. Schepanski, A. Schwarzenboeck, K. Sellegri, M. Sicard, F. Solmon, S. Somot, B. Torres, J. Totems, S. Triquet, N. Verdier, C. Verwaerde, J. Wenger, and P. Zapf.
Published: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16(2), 455-504
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. Strongly increasing heat extremes in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in the 21st century
Authors: Lelieveld, J., Y. Proestos, M. Tanarhte, M.S. Fnais, E. Tyrlis and G. Zittis
Published: Climatic Change 137: 245
Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-016-1665-6
. Global tropospheric hydroxyl distribution, budget and reactivity
Authors: Lelieveld, J., S. Gromov, A. Pozzer and D. Taraborrelli
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys. 16, 12477-12493
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. Evaluation of observed and modelled aerosol lifetimes using radioactive tracers of opportunity and an ensemble of 19 global models
Authors: Kristiansen, N. I., Stohl, A., Oliviè, D. J. L., Croft, B., Søvde, O. A., Klein, H., Christoudias, T., Kunkel, D., Leadbetter, S. J., Lee, Y. H., Zhang, K., Tsigaridis, K., Bergman, T., Evangeliou, N., Wang, H., Ma, P.-L., Easter, R. C., Rasch, P. J., Liu, X., Pitari, G., Di Genova, G., Zhao, S. Y., Balkanski, Y., Bauer, S. E., Faluvegi, G. S., Kokkola, H., Martin, R. V., Pierce, J. R., Schulz, M., Shindell, D., Tost, H., Zhang, H.
Published: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16(5), 3525-3561
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. Occurrence of DBPs in Drinking Water of European Regions for Epidemiology Studies
Authors: Krasner, SW; Kostopoulou, M; Toledano, MB; Wright, J; Patelarou, E; Kogevinas, M; Villanueva, CM; Turigas, GC; Santa Marina, L; Fernandez-Somoano, A; Ballester, F; Tardon, A; Grazuleviciene, R; Danileviciute, A; Cordier, S; Costet, N; Righi, E; Aggazzotti, G; Stephanou, EG; Kargaki, S; Nieuwenhuijsen, MJ.
Published: Journal American Water Works Association 108 (10); 74-74
Link: https://doi.org/ 10.5942/jawwa.2016.108.0152
. Aerosol optical depth trend over the Middle East
Authors: Klingmüller, K., A. Pozzer, S. Metzger, G. Stenchikov and J. Lelieveld
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys. 16, 5063-5073
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. Synthesis of mesostructured thin films by ionic wind assisted electrostatic spray deposition
Authors: Khodadadi, S., G.M.H. Meesters, G. Biskos
Published: Particuology 27 (2016) 128–132
Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.partic.2015.09.006
. Analysis of precipitation extremes based on satellite (CHIRPS) an in-situ data set over Cyprus
Authors: Katsanos D., A. Retalis, F. Tymvios and S. Michaelides
Published: Nat. Hazards 83 (Suppl 1): 53
Link: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11069-016-2335-8
. Effects of mineral dust on global atmospheric nitrate concentrations
Authors: Karydis, V.A., A.P. Tsimpidi, A. Pozzer, M. Astitha and J. Lelieveld
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys. 16, 1491-1509
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. Global impact of mineral dust on cloud droplet number concentration
Authors: Karydis, V., A. Tsimpidi, S. Bacer, A. Pozzer, A. Nenes and J. Lelieveld
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.
Link: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2016-1039
. General Approach to the Evolution of Singlet Nanoparticles from a Rapidly Quenched Point Source
Authors: Jicheng Feng, Luyi Huang, Linus Ludvigsson, Maria E. Messing, Anne Maisser, George Biskos, Andreas Schmidt-Ott
Published: J.Phys.Chem.C, 120, 621−630
Link: https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b06503
. Scalable and Environmentally Benign Process for Smart Textile Nanofinishing
Authors: Jicheng Feng, Esther Hontañón, Maria Blanes, Jörg Meyer, Xiaoai Guo, Laura Santos, Laura Paltrinieri, Nabil Ramlawi, Louis C. P. M. de Smet, Hermann Nirschl, Frank Einar Kruis, Andreas Schmidt-Ott, and George Biskos
Published: ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2016, 8 (23), 14756-14765
Link: https://doi.org/ 10.1021/acsami.6b03632
. Green Manufacturing of Inorganic Nanoparticles: A Facile and Universal Approach to Scaling Up
Authors: J. Feng, X. Guo, N. Ramlawi, T. V. Pfeiffer, R. Geutjens, S. Basak, H. Nirschl, G. Biskos, H. W. Zandbergen and A. Schmidt-Ott
Published: Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4, 11222-11227
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. Data assimilation of satellite-retrieved ozone, carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide with ECMWF's Composition-IFS
Authors: Inness, A., Blechschmidt, A.-M., Bouarar, I., Chabrillat, S., Crepulja, M., Engelen, R. J., Eskes, H., Flemming, J., Gaudel, A., Hendrick, F., Huijnen, V., Jones, L., Kapsomenakis, J., Katragkou, E., Keppens, A., Langerock, B., de Mazière, M., Melas, D., Parrington, M., Peuch, V. H., Razinger, M., Richter, A., Schultz, M. G., Suttie, M., Thouret, V., Vrekoussis, M., Wagner, A., and Zerefos, C.
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 5275-5303
Link: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-5275-2015
. Slant Column MAX-DOAS measurements of nitrogen dioxide, formaldehyde, glyoxal and oxygen dimer in the urban environment of Athens
Authors: Gratsea, M., Vrekoussis, M., Richter, A., Wittrock, F., Schönhardt, A., Burrows, J., Kazadzis, S., Mihalopoulos, N., Gerasopoulos, E.
Published: Atmos. Environ., 135:118–131, 2016
Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.03.048
. Implementing the US air quality standard for PM2.5 worldwide can prevent millions of premature deaths per year
Authors: Giannadaki, D., Lelieveld, J., and Pozzer, A.
Published: Environmental Health, 2016, 15:88
Link: https://doi.org/ 10.1186/s12940-016-0170-8
. Indirect evidence of the composition of nucleation mode atmospheric particles in the high Arctic
Authors: Giamarelou, M., K. Eleftheriadis, S. Nyeki, P. Tunved, K. Torseth, G. Biskos
Published: J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, 965–975
Link: https://doi.org/10.1002/2015JD023646
. Differences between the MODIS Collection 6 and 5.1 aerosol datasets over the greater Mediterranean region
Authors: Georgoulias, A. K., Alexandri, G., Kourtidis, K. A., Lelieveld, J., Zanis, P., and Amiridis, V.
Published: Atmos. Environ., 147, 310-319
Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.10.014
. Spatiotemporal variability and contribution of different aerosol types to the aerosol optical depth over the Eastern Mediterranean
Authors: Georgoulias, A. K., Alexandri, G., Kourtidis, K. A., Lelieveld, J., Zanis, P., Pöschl, U., Levy, R., Amiridis, V., Marinou, E., and Tsikerdekis, A.
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 13853-13884
Link: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-13853-2016
. Climatology and trends of aerosol optical depth over the Mediterranean basin during the last 12 years (2002–2014) based on Collection 006 MODIS-Aqua data
Authors: Floutsi, A.A., Korras-Carraca, M.B., Matsoukas C., Hatzianastassiou, N., Biskos, G.
Published: Science of the Total Environment, 551–552 (2016) 292–303
Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.01.192
. Validation of reactive gases and aerosols in the MACC global analysis and forecast system
Authors: Eskes, H., Huijnen, V., Arola, A., Benedictow, A., Blechschmidt, A.-M., Botek, E., Boucher, O., Bouarar, I., Chabrillat, S., Cuevas, E., Engelen, E., Flentje, H., Gaudel, A., Griesfeller, J., Jones, L., Kapsomenakis, J., Katragkou, E., Kinne, S., Langerock, B., Razinger, M., Richter, A., Schultz, M., Schulz, M., Sudarchikova, N., Thouret, V., Vrekoussis, M., Wagner, A., and Zerefos, C.
Published: Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 3523-3543
Link: https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-8-3523-2015
. Large-Scale Modelling of the Environmentally-Driven Population Dynamics of Temperate Aedes albopictus (Skuse)
Authors: Erguler K, Smith-Unna SE, Waldock J, Proestos Y, Christophides GK, Lelieveld J, Parham PE.
Published: PLoS ONE 11(2): e0149282
Link: https://doi.org/ 10.1371/journal.pone.0149282
. Role of the boundary layer dynamics effects on an extreme air pollution event in Paris
Authors: Dupont, J.C., M. Haeffelin, J. Badosa, T. Elias, O. Favez, JE. Petit, F. Meleux, J. Sciare, V. Crenn, JL. Bonne
Published: Atmos. Environ., 141, 571-579
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. The filter loading effect by ambient aerosols in filter absorption photometers depends on the mixing state of the sampled particles
Authors: Drinovec, L., A. Gregorič, P. Zotter, R. Wolf, E. A. Bruns, A. S. Prévôt, J.-E. Petit, O. Favez, J. Sciare, I. J. Arnold, R. K. Chakrabarty, H. Moosmüller, A. Filep, and G. Močnik
Published: Atm. Mes. Tech.
Link: https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-2016-285
. Dynamics of tropical-extratropical interactions and extreme precipitation events in Saudi Arabia in Autumn, Winter and Spring
Authors: de Vries, A.J., S.B. Feldstein, E. Tyrlis, M. Riemer, M. Baumgart, M. Fnais, M. Sprenger and J. Lelieveld
Published: Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc.
Link: https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.2781
. Effects of climate change on the yield of wheat in the eastern Mediterranean and Middle East
Authors: Constantinidou, K., P. Hadjinicolaou, G. Zittis and J. Lelieveld
Published: Clim. Res. 69, 129-141
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. Accelerated chemical kinetics in the EMAC chemistry-climate model
Authors: Christoudias, T., & Alvanos, M.
Published: High Performance Computing & Simulation (HPCS), 2016 (pp. 886-889). IEEE
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. Earth system modelling on system-level heterogeneous architectures: EMAC (version 2.42) on the Dynamical Exascale Entry Platform (DEEP)
Authors: Christou, M., Christoudias, T., Morillo, J., Alvarez, D., & Merx, H.
Published: Geoscientific Model Development, 9(9), 3483
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. Stable isotopes measurements reveal dual carbon pools contributing to organic matter enrichment in marine aerosol
Authors: Ceburnis, D., A. Masalaite, J. Ovadnevaite, A. Garbaras, V. Remeikis, W. Maenhaut, M. Claeys, J. Sciare, D. Baisnée, C. D. O’Dowd
Published: Nature Scientific Reports, 6:36675,
Link: https://doi.org/ 10.1038/srep36675
. Biomass-burning impact on CCN number, hygroscopicity and cloud formation during summertime in the eastern Mediterranean
Authors: Bougiatioti, A. Bezantakos, S. Stavroulas, I. Kalivitis, N. Kokkalis, P. Biskos, G. Mihalopoulos, N. Papayannis, A. Nenes, A.
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16 (11), 7389-7409, 2016
Link: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-7389-2016
. Atmospheric composition in the Eastern Mediterranean: Influence of biomass burning during summertime using the WRF-Chem model
Authors: Bossioli E., M. Tombrou, J. Kalogiros, J. Allan, A. Bacak, S. Bezantakos, G. Biskos, H. Coe, B.T. Jones, G. Kouvarakis, N. Mihalopoulos, C.J. Percival
Published: Atmospheric Environment, 132, (2016) 317–331
Link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.03.011
. Relative Humidity Non-Uniformities in Hygroscopic Tandem Differential Mobility Analyzer Measurements
Authors: Bezantakos, S., Huang, L., Barmpounis, K., Martin, S. T., and Biskos, G.
Published: Journal of Aerosol Science, 101, 1-9
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. Modification of the TSI 3081 Differential Mobility Analyzer to Include Three Monodisperse Outlets: Comparison Between Experimental and Theoretical Performance
Authors: Bezantakos, S., Giamarelou, M., Huang, L., Olfert, J., and Biskos, G.
Published: Aerosol Science and Technology, 12, 1342-1351
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. Lightweight differential mobility analyzers: Toward new and inexpensive manufacturing methods
Authors: Barmpounis, K. A. Maisser, A. Schmidt-Ott, and G. Biskos
Published: Aerosol Science and Technology, Vol.50, No.1, ii–v
Link: https://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02786826.2015.1130216
. Mapping monthly rainfall erosivity in Europe
Authors: Ballabio, C., Borrelli, P., Spinoni, J., Meusburger, K. Michaelides, S., Beguería, S., Klik, A., Petan, S., Janeček, M., Olsen, P., Aalto, J., Lakatos, M., Rymszewicz, A., Dumitrescu, A., Perčec Tadić, M., Diodato, N., Kostalova, J., Rousseva, S., Banasi,K., Alewell, C., Panagos, P.
Published: Science of the Total Environment
Link: https://doi.org/ 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.123
. Projection of North Atlantic Oscillation and its effect on tracer transport
Authors: Bacer, S., Christoudias, T., & Pozzer, A.
Published: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16(24), 15581-15592
Link: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-16-15581-2016
. Traffic induced particle resuspension in Paris: Emission factors and source contributions
Authors: Amato, F., O. Favez, M. Pandolfi, A. Alastuey, X. Querol, S. Moukhtar, B. Bruge, S. Verlhac, J.A.G. Orza, N. Bonnaire, T. Le Priol, J.-F. Petit, J. Sciare
Published: Atmos. Environ., 129, 114-124, 2016
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. Geochemistry of PM10 over Europe during the EMEP intensive measurement periods in summer 2012 and winter 2013
Authors: Alastuey, A, Querol, X, Aas, W, Lucarelli, F, Pérez, N, Moreno, T, Areskoug, H, Balan, V, Cavalli, F, Catrambone, M, Ceburnis, D, Cerro, JC, Conil, S, Gevorgyan L, Hueglin, C, Imre, K, Jaffrezo JL, Leeson, SR, Mihalopoulos, N, Mitosinkova M, Pey J, Putaud, JP, Riffault, V, Ripoll, A, Sciare, J, Sellegri, K, Spindler, G, Yttri KE
Published: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16(10), 6107-6129
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. On the role of tropopause folds in summertime tropospheric ozone over the eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East
Authors: Akritidis, D., A. Pozzer, P. Zanis, E. Tyrlis, B. Škerlak, M. Sprenger and J. Lelieveld
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys. 16, 14025-14039
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. Chemical aging of atmospheric mineral dust during transatlantic transport
Authors: Abdelkader, M., S. Metzger, B. Steil, K. Klingmüller, H. Tost, A. Pozzer, G. Stenchikov, L. Barrie and J. Lelieveld
Published: Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss.
Link: https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2016-470