9th WMO/UNEP ORM Meeting, Geneva, 14-16.5.2014 National and Regional Reports – Region 6: Europe. Belgian contribution to ozone research and monitoring. Jean-Christopher Lambert Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (IASB-BIRA), Brussels, Belgium. Observations (1) – Ground-based.
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National and Regional Reports – Region 6: Europe
Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (IASB-BIRA), Brussels, Belgium
– Sustained contribution to GAW, NDACC, TCCON
O3, NO2, HNO3, CO, CH4, N2O, HCl, ClONO2, HF, COF2, CCl2F2, CHClF2, CCl4…
O3, NO2 (since 1990) + BrO, H2O, HCHO, aerosols (since 2010)
O3, NO2, BrO, OClO
O3, NO2, BrO, OClO, HCHO
O3, NO2, HNO3, CO, CO2, CH4, N2O, HCl, ClONO2…
O3, NO2, BrO, HCHO
De Backer et al., 2013
Figure 1: Running annual mean of total ozone (in Dobson Units)
from Dobson and Brewer spectrophotometers in Uccle, Belgium.
Update for the WMO/UNEP Ozone Assessment 2014
Mahieu et al., 2013
E39C-A (SCN-B2d), Stenke et al., ACP, 2009
GOME/SCIAMACHY/GOME-2, Loyola et al., IJRS Montreal Protocol special issue, 2009
O3M-08 Offline Bromine Monoxide OTO/BrOColumn retrievals from MetOp-A/B GOME-2
UV-Vis nadir trace gases: O3, NO2, BrO, SO2, HCHO, CHOCHO…
H2O + Iso
Local-to global atmospheric concentrations
Figure 2: Five years' time series of ozone vmrs from IASI, looked at separately in the stratosphere, the UTLS and the troposphere (Wespes et al., in preparation)
(contributions to SI2N final meeting, Helsinki, Sept. 2013)