Airborne ROmanian Measurements of Aerosols and Trace gases (AROMAT)
Airborne ROmanian Measurements of Aerosols and Trace gases (AROMAT)
Editor(s): D. Nicolae, M. Van Roozendael, D. Schüttemeyer, U. Friess, and J. Stutz
The Airborne ROmanian Measurements of Aerosols and Trace gases (AROMAT) activity consists of a series of 4 airborne campaigns held in Romania (September 2014, August 2015, May–June 2016) and Germany (April 2016). These campaigns were supported by ESA in the framework of the preparation of future spaceborne missions and focused on studying air quality in urban areas (Bucharest, Berlin) and polluted rural areas (the Jiu Valley in Romania, where several large power plants are located). Different airborne platforms (balloons,Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), ultralight and more traditional aircraft) carried remote sensing and in-situ instruments and were operated in synergy with ground-based instruments. The campaign dataset is thus interesting not only from a geophysical perspective but also in its information contents regarding the instrument characterization aspect. The AROMAT Special Issue is dedicated to the findings related to the AROMAT activity and open to all submissions within this scope.

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11 Jan 2019
Intercomparison of four airborne imaging DOAS systems for tropospheric NO2 mapping – the AROMAPEX campaign
Frederik Tack, Alexis Merlaud, Andreas C. Meier, Tim Vlemmix, Thomas Ruhtz, Marian-Daniel Iordache, Xinrui Ge, Len van der Wal, Dirk Schuettemeyer, Magdalena Ardelean, Andreea Calcan, Daniel Constantin, Anja Schönhardt, Koen Meuleman, Andreas Richter, and Michel Van Roozendael
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 211–236,,, 2019
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29 Jan 2018
The Small Whiskbroom Imager for atmospheric compositioN monitorinG (SWING) and its operations from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) during the AROMAT campaign
Alexis Merlaud, Frederik Tack, Daniel Constantin, Lucian Georgescu, Jeroen Maes, Caroline Fayt, Florin Mingireanu, Dirk Schuettemeyer, Andreas Carlos Meier, Anja Schönardt, Thomas Ruhtz, Livio Bellegante, Doina Nicolae, Mirjam Den Hoed, Marc Allaart, and Michel Van Roozendael
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 551–567,,, 2018
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22 May 2017
High-resolution airborne imaging DOAS measurements of NO2 above Bucharest during AROMAT
Andreas Carlos Meier, Anja Schönhardt, Tim Bösch, Andreas Richter, André Seyler, Thomas Ruhtz, Daniel-Eduard Constantin, Reza Shaiganfar, Thomas Wagner, Alexis Merlaud, Michel Van Roozendael, Livio Belegante, Doina Nicolae, Lucian Georgescu, and John Philip Burrows
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 1831–1857,,, 2017
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