TROPOMI on Sentinel-5 Precursor: data products and algorithms
TROPOMI on Sentinel-5 Precursor: data products and algorithms
Editor(s): B. Veihelmann, J. Joiner, R. Engelen, J. Kim, A. Saiz-Lopez, D. Loyola, and I. Aben
The Sentinel-5 Precursor mission is a single-payload satellite in a low Earth orbit to be launched in summer 2017. The mission will provide daily global information on trace gases and aerosols important for air quality, climate forcing and the ozone layer. The only payload of the mission is the TROPOMI instrument which is a nadir push-broom spectrometer measuring in the ultraviolet, visible, near-infrared and the shortwave infrared. The selected wavelength range allows for the observation of key atmospheric constituents including O3, NO2, CO, SO2, CH4, CH2O, aerosols and clouds. In this special issue, scientific and operational algorithms are described and verified, which have been developed to derive the various data products from the mission.

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04 Dec 2018
Pre-launch calibration results of the TROPOMI payload on-board the Sentinel-5 Precursor satellite
Quintus Kleipool, Antje Ludewig, Ljubiša Babić, Rolf Bartstra, Remco Braak, Werner Dierssen, Pieter-Jan Dewitte, Pepijn Kenter, Robin Landzaat, Jonatan Leloux, Erwin Loots, Peter Meijering, Emiel van der Plas, Nico Rozemeijer, Dinand Schepers, Daniel Schiavini, Joost Smeets, Giuseppe Vacanti, Frank Vonk, and Pepijn Veefkind
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 6439–6479,,, 2018
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27 Jul 2018
Characterization and correction of stray light in TROPOMI-SWIR
Paul J. J. Tol, Tim A. van Kempen, Richard M. van Hees, Matthijs Krijger, Sidney Cadot, Ralph Snel, Stefan T. Persijn, Ilse Aben, and Ruud W. M. Hoogeveen
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 4493–4507,,, 2018
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04 Jul 2018
Determination of the TROPOMI-SWIR instrument spectral response function
Richard M. van Hees, Paul J. J. Tol, Sidney Cadot, Matthijs Krijger, Stefan T. Persijn, Tim A. van Kempen, Ralph Snel, Ilse Aben, and Ruud W. M. Hoogeveen
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 3917–3933,,, 2018
26 Apr 2018
Algorithm theoretical baseline for formaldehyde retrievals from S5P TROPOMI and from the QA4ECV project
Isabelle De Smedt, Nicolas Theys, Huan Yu, Thomas Danckaert, Christophe Lerot, Steven Compernolle, Michel Van Roozendael, Andreas Richter, Andreas Hilboll, Enno Peters, Mattia Pedergnana, Diego Loyola, Steffen Beirle, Thomas Wagner, Henk Eskes, Jos van Geffen, Klaas Folkert Boersma, and Pepijn Veefkind
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2395–2426,,, 2018
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19 Feb 2018
The TROPOMI surface UV algorithm
Anders V. Lindfors, Jukka Kujanpää, Niilo Kalakoski, Anu Heikkilä, Kaisa Lakkala, Tero Mielonen, Maarten Sneep, Nickolay A. Krotkov, Antti Arola, and Johanna Tamminen
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 997–1008,,, 2018
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18 Jan 2018
The operational cloud retrieval algorithms from TROPOMI on board Sentinel-5 Precursor
Diego G. Loyola, Sebastián Gimeno García, Ronny Lutz, Athina Argyrouli, Fabian Romahn, Robert J. D. Spurr, Mattia Pedergnana, Adrian Doicu, Víctor Molina García, and Olena Schüssler
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 409–427,,, 2018
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09 Jan 2017
Sulfur dioxide retrievals from TROPOMI onboard Sentinel-5 Precursor: algorithm theoretical basis
Nicolas Theys, Isabelle De Smedt, Huan Yu, Thomas Danckaert, Jeroen van Gent, Christoph Hörmann, Thomas Wagner, Pascal Hedelt, Heiko Bauer, Fabian Romahn, Mattia Pedergnana, Diego Loyola, and Michel Van Roozendael
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 119–153,,, 2017
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09 Nov 2016
The operational methane retrieval algorithm for TROPOMI
Haili Hu, Otto Hasekamp, André Butz, André Galli, Jochen Landgraf, Joost Aan de Brugh, Tobias Borsdorff, Remco Scheepmaker, and Ilse Aben
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 5423–5440,,, 2016
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13 Oct 2016
Trends of tropical tropospheric ozone from 20 years of European satellite measurements and perspectives for the Sentinel-5 Precursor
Klaus-Peter Heue, Melanie Coldewey-Egbers, Andy Delcloo, Christophe Lerot, Diego Loyola, Pieter Valks, and Michel van Roozendael
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 5037–5051,,, 2016
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07 Oct 2016
Carbon monoxide total column retrievals from TROPOMI shortwave infrared measurements
Jochen Landgraf, Joost aan de Brugh, Remco Scheepmaker, Tobias Borsdorff, Haili Hu, Sander Houweling, Andre Butz, Ilse Aben, and Otto Hasekamp
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 4955–4975,,, 2016
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23 Aug 2016
HDO and H2O total column retrievals from TROPOMI shortwave infrared measurements
Remco A. Scheepmaker, Joost aan de Brugh, Haili Hu, Tobias Borsdorff, Christian Frankenberg, Camille Risi, Otto Hasekamp, Ilse Aben, and Jochen Landgraf
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 3921–3937,,, 2016
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28 Jul 2016
Tropical tropospheric ozone columns from nadir retrievals of GOME-1/ERS-2, SCIAMACHY/Envisat, and GOME-2/MetOp-A (1996–2012)
Elpida Leventidou, Kai-Uwe Eichmann, Mark Weber, and John P. Burrows
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 3407–3427,,, 2016
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04 Jul 2016
The STRatospheric Estimation Algorithm from Mainz (STREAM): estimating stratospheric NO2 from nadir-viewing satellites by weighted convolution
Steffen Beirle, Christoph Hörmann, Patrick Jöckel, Song Liu, Marloes Penning de Vries, Andrea Pozzer, Holger Sihler, Pieter Valks, and Thomas Wagner
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 2753–2779,,, 2016
25 Nov 2015
Evaluation of the operational Aerosol Layer Height retrieval algorithm for Sentinel-5 Precursor: application to O2 A band observations from GOME-2A
A. F. J. Sanders, J. F. de Haan, M. Sneep, A. Apituley, P. Stammes, M. O. Vieitez, L. G. Tilstra, O. N. E. Tuinder, C. E. Koning, and J. P. Veefkind
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 4947–4977,,, 2015
19 Mar 2015
Potential of the TROPOspheric Monitoring Instrument (TROPOMI) onboard the Sentinel-5 Precursor for the monitoring of terrestrial chlorophyll fluorescence
L. Guanter, I. Aben, P. Tol, J. M. Krijger, A. Hollstein, P. Köhler, A. Damm, J. Joiner, C. Frankenberg, and J. Landgraf
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 1337–1352,,, 2015
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