• Pandey, S. – 8 February 2017 – Advancing the use of satellites to constrain atmospheric methane fluxes – Promotor: Prof.dr. T. Röckmann; Prof.dr. I. Aben; Co-promotor: Dr. ir. S. Houweling
  • Stap, L.B. - 17 March 2017 - Interaction of ice sheets and climate on geological time scales - Promotor: Prof.dr. L.J. Lourens; Co-promotor: Dr. R.S.W. van de Wal. (pdf)
  • Yuan, B. - 3 July 2017 - Modeling the dynamics of offshore tidal sand ridges - Promotor: Prof.dr. H.E. de Swart
  • Mrozek, D.J. – 30 August 2017 – Measurements and interpretation of oxygen isotopes in stratospheric carbon dioxide – Promotor: Prof.dr. T. Röckmann
  • Liu, B. – 11 September 2017 – Modelling phytoplankton dynamics in estuaries – Promotor: Prof.dr. H.E. de Swart

Reviewed Scientific Publications

  1. Åkesson, H., K.H. Nisancioglu, R.H. Giesen, and M. Morlighem, 2017. Simulating the evolution of Hardangerjøkulen ice cap in southern Norway since the mid-Holocene and its sensitivity to climate change. The Cryosphere, 11, 281-302. doi:10.5194/tc-11-281-2017.
  2. Lenaerts, J.T.M., S. Lhermitte, R. Drews, S.R.M. Ligtenberg, S. Berger, V. Helm, V., C.J.P.P. Smeets, M.R. van den Broeke, W.J. van de Berg, E. van Meijgaard, M. Eijkelboom, O. Eisen and F. Pattyn, 2017. Meltwater produced by wind-albedo interaction stored in an East Antarctic ice shelf. Nature Clim. Change, 7, 58–62 doi:10.1038/nclimate3180.
  3. Østby, T.I., T.V. Schuler, J.O. Hagen, R. Hock, J. Kohler, and C.H. Reijmer, 2016. Diagnosing the decline in climatic mass balance of glaciers in Svalbard over 1957–2014. The Cryosphere, 11, 191-215. doi:10.5194/tc-11-191-2017.
  4. Poinar, K., I. Joughin, J.T.M. Lenaerts and M.R. van den Broeke, 2017. Englacial latent-heat transfer has limited influence on seaward ice flux in western Greenland. J. Glaciol., 63(237), 1-16. doi:10.1017/jog.2016.103.
  5. Steger, C.R., C.H. Reijmer, M.R. van den Broeke, N. Wever, R.R. Forster, L.S. Koenig, P. Kuipers Munneke, M. Lehning, S. Lhermitte, S.R.M. Ligtenberg, C. Mi`ge, and B.P.Y. Noel, 2017. Firn meltwater retention on the Greenland Ice Sheet: a model comparison. Front. Earth Sci., 5, 3. doi:10.3389/feart.2017.00003.
  6. Van Dam, T., O. Francis, J. Wahr, S.A. Khan, M. Bevis and M.R. van den Broeke, 2017. Using GPS and absolute gravity observations to separate the effects of present-day and Pleistocene ice-mass changes in South East Greenland. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 459, 127-135. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.11.014.
  7. Wilton, D.J., A. Jowett, E. Hanna, G.R. Bigg, M.R. van den Broeke, X. Fettweis and P. Huybrechts, 2017. High resolution (1 km) positive degree-day modelling of Greenland ice sheet surface mass balance, 1870–2012 using reanalysis data, J. Glaciol., 63(237), 176–193. doi:10.1017/jog.2016.133.
  8. Mark Dekker, Rein Haarsma, Hylke de Vries, Michiel Baatsen, Aarnout van Delden, 2017: Characteristics and development of European cyclones with tropical origin. Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-017-3619-8, 2017. published online on March 24, 2017. pdf
  9. T.I. van het Schip, A. Overeem, H. Leijnse, R. Uijlenhoet, J.F. Meirink and A.J. van Delden, 2017: Rainfall measurement using cell phone links: classification of wet and dry periods using geostationary satellites. Accepted for publication in Hydrological Sciences Journal on February 10, 2017.
  10. S.-E. Brunnabend, H. A. Dijkstra, M. A. Kliphuis, H. E. Bal, F. Seinstra, B. van Werkhoven, J. Maassen, and M. van Meersbergen. Changes in extreme regional sea level under global warming, Ocean Sci., 13, 47–60, (2017).
  11. S.-E. Brunnabend and H. A. Dijkstra, Asymmetric response of the Atlantic Meridional Ocean Circulation to freshwater anomalies in a strongly-eddying global ocean model, Tellus A, in press (2017).
  12. C. E. Wieners, H. A. Dijkstra, W. P.M. de Ruijter. The influence of the Indian Ocean on ENSO stability and flavour, J. Climate, in press (2017).
  13. Baars, S., J. P. Viebahn, T. E. Mulder, C. Kuehn, F.W. Wubs, H. A. Dijkstra, Continuation of Probability Density Functions using a Generalized Lyapunov Approach, J. Comp. Physics, 336, 627-643, (2017).
  14. M. Toffolon, S. Piccolroaz and H. A. Dijkstra, A plunge into the depths of Lake Garda (Italy), EOS, in press, (2017).
  15. Sebastian Scher, Reindert J. Haarsma, Hylke de Vries, Sybren S. Drijfhout, Aarnout J. van Delden, 2017: Resolution Dependence of Precipitation and Deep Convection over the Gulf Stream. Accepted for publication in () on 29 April 2017.
  16. T. L. Weiss, R. F. Denniston, A. D. Wanamaker, Jr., G. Villarini, and A. S. von der Heydt El Niño–Southern Oscillation–like variability in a late Miocene Caribbean coral, Geology (2017).
  17. A. S. von der Heydt and P. Ashwin, State-dependence of climate sensivity: attractor constraints and palaeoclimate regimes, Dynamics and Statistics of the Climate System 1 (1): dzx001 (2016),
  18. Lunt, D. J., Huber, M., Anagnostou, E., Baatsen, M. L. J., Caballero, R., DeConto, R., Dijkstra, H. A., Donnadieu, Y., Evans, D., Feng, R., Foster, G. L., Gasson, E., , Hollis, C. J., Inglis, G. N., Jones, S. M., Kiehl, J., Kirtland Turner, S., Korty, R. L., Kozdon, R., Krishnan, S., Ladant, J.-B., Langebroek, P., Lear, C. H., LeGrande, A. N., Littler, K., Markwick, P., Otto-Bliesner, B., Pearson, P., Poulsen, C. J., Salzmann, U., Shields, C., Snell, K., Stärz, M., Super, J., Tabor, C., Tierney, J. E., Tourte, G. J. L., Tripati, A., Upchurch, G. R., Wade, B. S., Wing, S. L., Winguth, A. M. E., Wright, N. M., Zachos, J. C., and Zeebe, R. E.: The DeepMIP contribution to PMIP4: experimental design for model simulations of the EECO, PETM, and pre-PETM (version 1.0), Geosci. Model Dev., , 889-901 (2017),
  19. De Bruine, M., Apituley, A., Donovan, D., Klein Baltink, H. and De Haij, M.: Pathfinder: Applying graph theory for consistent tracking of daytime mixed layer height with backscatter lidar., Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 1893-1909, doi:10.5194/amt-10-1893-2017, 2017.
  20. Meusinger, C., U. Dusek, S. M. King, R. Holzinger , T. Rosenørn, P. Sperlich, M. Julien, G. S. Remaud, M. Bilde, T. Röckmann, and M. S. Johnson, Chemical and isotopic composition of secondary organic aerosol generated by α-pinene ozonolysis, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 6373–6391, doi:10.5194/acp-17-6373-2017, 2017.
  21. Egger, M., M. Hagens, C.J. Sapart, N. Dijkstra, N.A.G.M. van Helmond, J. Mogollón, N. Risgaard-Petersen, C. van der Veen, S. Kasten, N. Riedinger, M. Böttcher, T. Röckmann , B.B. Jørgensen and C.P. Slomp, Iron oxide reduction in deep Baltic Sea sediments: the potential role of anaerobic oxidation of methane , Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 207, 256–276, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2017.03.019, 2017.
  22. Sapart, C.J. , N. Shakhova, I. Semiletov, J. Jansen, D. Kosmach, O. Dudarev, S. Szidat, C. van der Veen , V. Sergienko, A.Salyuk, V. Tumskoy, J.-L. Tison, M. Egger and T. Röckmann , The origin of methane in the East Siberian Arctic Shelf unraveled with triple isotope analysis , Biogeosciences, 14, 2283–2292, doi:10.5194/bg-14-2283-2017, 2017.
  23. Dusek, U., R. Hitzenberger, A. Kasper-Giebl, M. Kistler, Harro A. J. Meijer, S. Szidat, L. Wacker, R. Holzinger and T. Röckmann , Sources and formation mechanisms of carbonaceous aerosol at a regional background site: Insights from a year-long radiocarbon study , Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 3233–3251, doi:10.5194/acp-17-3233-2017, 2017.
  24. Masalaite, A., R. Holzinger , V. Remeikis, T. Röckmann and U. Dusek; Characteristics, sources and evolution of fine aerosol (PM1) at urban, coastal and forest background sites in Lithuania , Atmos. Env., 148, 62–76, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.10.038, 2017.
  25. Sudhanshu Pandey, Sander Houweling, Maarten Krol, Ilse Aben, Guillaume Monteil, Narcisa Nechita-Banda, Edward J. Dlugokencky, Rob Detmers, Otto Hasekamp, Xiyan Xu, William J. Riley, Benjamin Poulter, Zhen Zhang, Kyle C. McDonald, James W. C. White, Philippe Bousquet, Thomas Röckman: Enhanced methane emissions from tropical wetlands during the 2011 La Niña , Scientific Reports 7, Article number: 45759 (2017) doi:10.1038/srep45759.
  26. L. M. Bruhwiler, S. Basu, P. Bergamaschi, P. Bousquet , E. Dlugokencky, S. Houweling, M. Ishizawa, H.-S. Kim, R. Locatelli, S. Maksyutov, S. Montzka, S. Pandey, P. K. Patra, G. Petron, M. Saunois, C. Sweeney, S. Schwietzke, P. Tans , E. C. Weatherhead. U.S. CH4 emissions from oil and gas production: Have recent large increases been detected?, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JD026157, 2017
  27. Prokopiou, M.,Martinerie, P., Sapart, C. J., Witrant, E., Monteil, G. A., Ishijima, K., Bernard, S., Kaiser, J., Levin, I., Sowers, T., Blunier, T., Etheridge, D., Dlugokencky, E., van de Wal, R. S. W. and T. Röckmann: Constraining N2O emissions since 1940 using firn air isotope measurements in both hemispheres, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 17, 4539-4564, doi:10.5194/acp-17-4539-2017, 2017.
  28. Houweling, S., Bergamaschi, P., Chevallier, F., Heimann, M., Kaminski, T., Krol, M., Michalak, A. M., and Patra, P.: Global inverse modeling of CH4 sources and sinks: an overview of methods, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 235-256, doi:10.5194/acp-17-235-2017, 2017.
  29. Ray, E. A., F. L. Moore, J. W. Elkins, K. Rosenlof, J. Laube, T. Röckmann, D. R. Marsh, and A. E. Andrews, Quantification of the SF6 Lifetime Based on Mesospheric Loss Measured in the Stratospheric Polar Vortex, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JD026198, 2017.
  30. Q. Wang, Y. Tang and H. A. Dijkstra, An optimization strategy for identifying parameter sensitivity in atmosphere and ocean models, Monthly Weather Review, in press, (2017).
  31. N. Bruggemann, C. A. Katsman and H. A. Dijkstra On the vorticity dynamics of the downwelling branch of the AMOC, CLIVAR exchanges, 71, 10-12 (2017).
  32. T. E. Mulder, M. Baatsen, F.W. Wubs, H. A. Dijkstra, Efficient computation of past global ocean circulation patterns using continuation in paleobathymetry ,Ocean Modeling, 115, 77-85, (2017).
  33. A. Slangen, J. Church, J. Hunter, P. Woodworth, T. Reerink, R. de Winter, R.S.W. van de Wal. Sea level allowances. Accepted J of Marine Science and Engineering, 5, 21; doi:10.3390/jmse5020021.
  34. B de Boer, Paolo Stocchi, R S W van de Wal, Pippa L Whitehouse. Current state and future perspectives on coupled ice-sheet--sea-level modelling. Accepted QSR
  35. W M J Lazeroms, A Jenkins, G H Gudmundsson, R S W van de Wal. Modelling present-day basal melt rates for Antarctic ice shelves using a parameterization of buoyant meltwater plume, TCD, doi:10.5194/tc-2017-58.
  36. R de Winter, T J Reerink, A B A Slangen, H de Vries, T. Edwards and R S W van de Wal. Impact of asymmetric uncertainties in ice sheet dynamics on regional sea level projections, Nat. Hazard Earth Syst. Sci. Discuss., doi:10.5194/nhess-2017-86
  37. M Prokopiou, P Martinerie, C J Sapart, E Witrant, G Monteill K Ishijima, S Bernard, J Kaiser, I Levin, T Blunier, D Etheridge, E Dlugokencky, R S W van de Wal, T Röckmann. Constraining N2O emissions since 1940 using firn air isotope measurements in both hemispheres, ACP, doi:10.5194/acp-17-4539-2017.
  38. Droste, A., J. Pape, A. Overeem, H. Leijnse, G. Steeneveld, A. Van Delden, and R. Uijlenhoet, 2017: Crowdsourcing urban air temperatures through smartphone battery temperatures in Sao Paulo, Brazil. 1853-1866, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0150.1.
  39. . A. Oosterwijk, H. A. Dijkstra, and T. van Leeuwn, An adjoint-free method to determine conditional nonlinear optimal perturbations, Computers and Geosciences, 106, 190–199 (2017).
  40. . B. C. van Zalinge, Q. Y. Feng, M. Aengenheyster, and H. A. Dijkstra. On determining the point of no return in climate change, Earth Syst. Dynam., 8, 707–717 (2017).
  41. I. Pelupessy, B. van Werkhoven, A. van Elteren, J. Viebahn, A. Candy, S. Portegies Zwart and H. A. Dijkstra. The Oceanographic Multipurpose Software Environment (OMUSE v1.0), Geoscientific Model Development, 10, 3167–3187, (2017).
  42. . H. A. Dijkstra, Multiple equilibria of the climate system, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Climate Science, in press (2017).
  43. R. van Westen and H. A. Dijkstra, Southern Ocean Origin of Multidecadal Variability in the North Brazil Current, Geophysical Research Letters, in press (2017).
  44. F. Sevellec, H. A. Dijkstra, S. S. Drijfhout, A. Germe, Dynamical attribution of oceanic prediction uncertainty in the North Atlantic - Application to the design of optimal monitoring systems, Climate Dynamics, in press (2017).
  45. . C. E. Wieners, H. A. Dijkstra, W. P.M. de Ruijter. The influence of atmospheric convection on the interaction between the Indian Ocean and ENSO., J. Climate, in press, (2017).
  46.  H. A. Dijkstra and A.S. von der Heydt, Basic mechanisms of centennial climate variabilit, Past Global Changes Magazine, in press, (2017).
  47. J. Guckenheimer, A. Timmermann, H. A. Dijkstra and A.J. Roberts, (Un)predictability of large ENSO events. Dynamics and Statistics of the Climate System, in press, (2017).
  48. . David Ferreira, Paola Cessi, Helen Coxall, Agatha de Boer, H. A. Dijkstra, Sybren S. Drijfhout, Tor Eldevik, Nili Harnik, J. F. McManus, David P. Marshall, Johan Nilsson, Fabien Roquet, Tapio Schneider, Robert C. Wills, Atlantic-Pacific asymmetry in deep water formation, Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Science, in press, (2017).
  49.  Materić, D., Peacock, M., Kent, M., Cook, S., Gauci, V., Röckmann, T., Holzinger, R., : Characterisation of the semi-volatile component of Dissolved Organic Matter by Thermal Desorption – Proton Transfer Reaction – Mass Spectrometry, Nature Scient. Rep., 7,1, 15936, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-16256-x, 2017.
  50. Liang, M., Mahata, S., , Thiemens, M. H., Newman S.: Oxygen isotope anomaly in tropospheric CO2 and implications for CO2 residence time in the atmosphere and gross primary productivity, Nature Scient. Rep., 7,1, 13180, doi:10.1038/s41598-017-12774-w, 2017.
  51. B.A.J. Ammerlaan,, A.D. Jedynska, J.S. Henzing: Technical note: Aerosol light absorption measurements with a carbon analyser – Calibration and precision estimates, Atmos. Env., 164, 1–7, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.05.031, 2017.
  52. Tsuruta, A., Aalto, T., Backman, L., Hakkarainen, J., van der Laan-Luijkx, I. T.,, Spahni, R., , Laine, M., Dlugokencky, E., Gomez-Pelaez, A. J., van der Schoot, M., Langenfelds, R., Ellul, R., Arduini, J., Apadula, F., Gerbig, C., Feist, D. G., Kivi, R., Yoshida, Y., and Peters, W.: Global methane emission estimates for 2000–2012 from CarbonTracker Europe-CH4 v1.0, Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 1261-1289, doi:10.5194/gmd-10-1261-2017, 2017.
  53. Saunois, M., Bousquet, P., Poulter, B., Peregon, A., Ciais, P., Canadell, J. G., Dlugokencky, E. J., Etiope, G., Bastviken, D.,, Janssens-Maenhout, G., Tubiello, F. N., Castaldi, S., Jackson, R. B., Alexe, M., Arora, V. K., Beerling, D. J., Bergamaschi, P., Blake, D. R., Brailsford, G., Bruhwiler, L., Crevoisier, C., Crill, P., Covey, K., Frankenberg, C., Gedney, N., Höglund-Isaksson, L., Ishizawa, M., Ito, A., Joos, F., Kim, H.-S., Kleinen, T., Krummel, P., Lamarque, J.-F., Langenfelds, R., Locatelli, R., Machida, T., Maksyutov, S., Melton, J. R., Morino, I., Naik, V., O'Doherty, S., Parmentier, F.-J. W., Patra, P. K., Peng, C., Peng, S., Peters, G. P., Pison, I., Prinn, R., Ramonet, M., Riley, W. J., Saito, M., Santini, M., Schroeder, R., Simpson, I. J., Spahni, R., Takizawa, A., Thornton, B. F., Tian, H., Tohjima, Y., Viovy, N., Voulgarakis, A., Weiss, R., Wilton, D. J., Wiltshire, A., Worthy, D., Wunch, D., Xu, X., Yoshida, Y., Zhang, B., Zhang, Z., and Zhu, Q.: Variability and quasi-decadal changes in the methane budget over the period 2000–2012, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 11135-11161, doi:10.5194/acp-17-11135-2017, 2017.
  54. Gaubert, B., Worden, H.M., Arellano, A.F.J., Emmons, L.K., Tilmes, S., Barré, J., Martinez Alonso, S., Vitt, F., Anderson, J.L., Alkemade, F., , Edwards, D.P.: Chemical feedback from decreasing carbon monoxide emissions, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1002/2017GL074987, 2017.
  55. The CarbonTracker Data Assimilation Shell (CTDAS) v1.0: implementation and global carbon balance 2001–2015>, Geosci. Model Dev., 10, 2785-2800, doi:10.5194/gmd-10-2785-2017, 2017.
  56. Lorente, A., Folkert Boersma, K., Yu, H., Dörner, S., Hilboll, A., Richter, A., Liu, M., Lamsal, L. N., Barkley, M., De Smedt, I., Van Roozendael, M., Wang, Y., Wagner, T., Beirle, S., Lin, J.-T., Krotkov, N., Stammes, P., Wang, P., Eskes, H. J.,: Structural uncertainty in air mass factor calculation for NO2 and HCHO satellite retrievals, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 759-782, doi:10.5194/amt-10-759-2017, 2017.
  57. Schmale, J., Henning, S., Henzing, B., Keskinen, H., Sellegri, K., Ovadnevaite, J., Bougiatioti, A., Kalivitis, N., Stavroulas, I., Jefferson, A., Park, M., Schlag, P., Kristensson, A., Iwamoto, Y., Pringle, K., Reddington, C., Aalto, P., Äijälä, M., Baltensperger, U., Bialek, J., Birmili, W., Bukowiecki, N., Ehn, M., Fjæraa, A. M., Fiebig, M., Frank, G., Fröhlich, R., Frumau, A., Furuya, M., Hammer, E., Heikkinen, L., Herrmann, E., , Hyono, H., Kanakidou, M., Kiendler-Scharr, A., Kinouchi, K., Kos, G., Kulmala, M., Mihalopoulos, N., Motos, G., Nenes, A., O’Dowd, C., Paramonov, M., Petäjä, T., Picard, D., Poulain, L., Prévôt, A. S. H., Slowik, J., Sonntag, A., Swietlicki, E., Svenningsson, B., Tsurumaru, H., Wiedensohler, A., Wittbom, C., Ogren, J. A., Matsuki, A., Yum, S. S., Myhre, C. L., Carslaw, K., Stratmann, F. and Gysel, M. Collocated observations of cloud condensation nuclei, particle size distributions, and chemical composition,Nature Scientific Data , 4, 170003, doi:10.1038/sdata.2017.3, 2017.
  58. Samantha L. Thompson, Reddy L. N. Yatavelli, Harald Stark, Joel R. Kimmel, Jordan E. Krechmer, Douglas A. Day, Weiwei Hu, Gabriel Isaacman-VanWertz, Lindsay Yee, Allen H. Goldstein, M. Anwar H. Khan, , Nathan Kreisberg, Felipe D. Lopez-Hilfiker, Claudia Mohr, Joel A. Thornton, John T. Jayne, Manjula Canagaratna, Douglas R. Worsnop & Jose L. Jimenez Field intercomparison of the gas/particle partitioning of oxygenated organics during the Southern Oxidant and Aerosol Study (SOAS) in 2013,Aer. Sc. and Techn. , 51, 1, 30-56, doi:10.1080/02786826.2016.1254719, 2017.