Conference Programme

Please find below the Draft Agenda of the Conference. Time-slots are indicated in Central European Time (CET): 

Monday, 10 October 2022 

Opening / Mission Status 
Chairs: M. Berdahl (European Commission) and C. Zehner (ESA)
Simonetta Cheli (ESA)
Kevin McMullan (ESA)
9:10-9:15 Opening 
Harry Förster (NSO)
9:15-9:30        Copernicus Sentinel-5P – a milestone for atmosphere monitoring
Maria Berdahl (European Commission) 
9:30-9:45The Copernicus Sentinel-5 Precursor Mission Status
Claus Zehner (ESA) 
Spacecraft and Flight Operations Segment Status   
Daniel Mesples (ESA) 
Mission In Orbit Performance Status
Kate Symonds (ESA)
Use of TROPOMI data in the near-real time global CAMS data assimilation system
Antje Inness (ECMWF)
Coffee Break 

Mission Status - Air Quality Session 
Chairs: M. Berdahl (European Commission) and C. Zehner (ESA)
Sentinel-5P Archive, Processing & Reprocessing Status
Nigel Houghton (ESA) 
Copernicus Sentinel-5 Precursor Routine Validation using Fiducial Reference Measurement data sets
Angelika Dehn (ESA)
TROPOMI Achievements and Outlook
Pepijn Veefkind (KNMI)
TROPOMI’s SWIR channel measuring methane and carbon monoxide
Ilse Aben (SRON)
Advanced retrieval of sulfur dioxide from TROPOMI using COBRA
Nicolas Theys (BIRA-IASB)
12:15-12:30Analysis of the 2021 Cumbre Vieja eruption and the long-range transport of SO2 to Europe using TROPOMI and ground-based measurements
Pascal Hedelt (DLR)
The TROPOMI surface UV radiation product
Jukka Kujanpää (FMI) 
12:45-13:00 Additional time for discussion
13:00-14:00Lunch Break 

Calibration Session
Chairs: I. Aben (SRON) and A. Dehn (ESA)
14:00-14:15S5p-TROPOMI: instrument status after almost five years in orbit
Jan Doornink (Airbus NL)
14:15-14:30 Five years of excellent performance of the TROPOMI-SWIR module
Tim A. Van Kempen (SRON)
14:30-14:45               Status of TROPOMI calibration and L01b processor development
Antje Ludewig (KNMI) 
14:45-15:00 Calibration features in the TROPOMI L0-1b data processor
Nico Rozemeijer (KMNI)
15:00-15:15Evaluation of the Bands 1 - 4 L1B products in Version 2.01
Glen Jaross (NASA GSFC)
15:15-15:30 The inside story of Sentinel 5 precursor
Maarten Sneep (KNMI) 
15:30-16:00Coffee Break 

Air Quality Session 
Chairs: D. Loyola (DLR) and P Veefkind (KNMI)
16:00-16:15Advances in satellite-derived emissions using Sentinel-5p
Ronald Van Der A (KNMI)
16:15-16:30 Quantifying urban, industrial, and background changes in NO2 during the COVID-19 lockdown period based on TROPOMI satellite observations
Vitali Fioletov (ECCC)
16:30-16:45 Decoupling the Emissions from the Meteorology in TROPOMI NO2 Retrievals During the 2020 COVID-19 Lockdowns with Model Simulations
Brad Fisher (SSA Inc)
16:45-17:00Investigation of 3D-effects for S5P-TROPOMI observations of point source emissions
Thomas Wagner (MPI)
17:00-17:15 Sentinel-5P and in-situ data for monitoring NO₂ trends related to COVID-19 advent at urban scale: the Cagliari metropolitan area test case
Author: Raffaella Sanna (CRS4), presented by Davide De Santis (Tor Vergata University of Rome)
17:15-17:30 An improved tropospheric NO₂ research product from TROPOMI over Europe
Sora Seo (DLR)
Additional time for discussion

Tuesday, 11 October 2022

CAL/VAL Session
Chairs: A. Dehn (ESA) and A. Ludewig (KNMI)
Multi-Instrument Validation of TROPOMI/S5P atmospheric products over Thessaloniki, Greece
MariLiza Koukouli (AUTH)
9:15-9:30Assessment of the TROPOMI tropospheric NO2 product based on recurrent airborne campaigns
Frederik Tack (BIRA-IASB)
9:30-9:45Verification of TROPOMI NO2 Product Using OMI NO2 algorithm
Nickolay Krotkov (NASA) 
9:45-10:00Comparison of Sentinel-5P TROPOMI tropospheric NO2 observations with airborne imaging, ground-based stationary, and mobile car DOAS NO2 measurements during the S5P-VAL-DE-Ruhr campaign
Kezia Lange (University of Bremen)
10:00-10:15Updated assessment of TROPOMI NO2 and HCHO columns using airborne spectrometers during the MOOSE and TRACER-AQ field campaigns
Laura Judd (NASA/SSAI)
10:15-10:30 The RAMOS infrastructure and its application to the validation of TROPOMI tropospheric NO₂ VCDs
Sebastian Iancu (University of Bucharest) 
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break 

Air Quality Session 
Chairs: A. Richter (University of Bremen) and M. van Roozendael (BIRA-IASB)
11:00-11:15 Five years of TROPOMI NO2: A unique and detailed view on global air pollution
Jos Van Geffen (KNMI)
11:15-11:30 Estimations of the NOx emissions, NO2 lifetime and their temporal variation using TROPOMI NO2 observations over UK cities
Matthieu Pommier (Ricardo) 
11:30-11:45Detecting and quantifying NOx point source emissions from the divergence of the NO2 flux
Author: Steffen Beirle (MPI), presented by Thomas Wagner (MPI)
11:45-12:00Improved retrieval of HONO from wildfires using TROPOMI
Nicolas Theys (BIRA-IASB)
12:00-12:15 NOx and NH3 emissions derived from Satellite observations
Jieying Ding (KNMI)
12:15-12:30 Policy and Health Relevant Applications of TROPOMI NO2 in the United States
Daniel Goldberg (GWU) 
12:30-12:45 Additional time for discussion
12:45-14:00 Lunch break 

CAL/VAL Session
Chairs: J. Landgraf (SRON) and R. Siddans (RAL)
Five years of TROPOMI formaldehyde measurements
Isabelle De Smedt (BIRA-IASB) 
14:15-14:30Long-term satellite, balloon sonde and ground-based observations of SO2 emissions from Volcan Turrialba, Costa Rica: 2006 to the present
Henry Selkirk (NASA)
14:30-14:45Geophysical validation of Total Ozone retrievals from TROPOMI/S5P against ground-based observations and consistency to other satellite sensors
Katerina Garane (AUTH)
14:45-15:00Quality assessment of the Sentinel-5p TROPOMI operational ozone profile data
Arno Keppens (BIRA-IASB)
15:00-15:15 Overview of the 2019 TROpomi vaLIdation eXperiment (TROLIX’19)
Arnoud Apituley (KNMI)
15:15-15:30Lessons learned from five years of Sentinel-5P methane and carbon monoxide validation using TCCON, COCCON and NDACC-IRWG data
Mahesh Kumar Sha (BIRA-IASB)
15:30-16:00Coffee Break 

Air Quality Session
Chairs: A. Inness (ECMWF) and J. Tamminen (FMI)
16:00-16:15The status of GEMS products
Won-Jin Lee (NIER)
16:15-16:30 Evaluating a consistent data set of tropospheric NO2 columns from GEMS and TROPOMI
Andreas Richter (University of Bremen)
16:30-16:45The operational TROPOMI CO data product: 5 years of air pollution measurements from space
Tobias Borsdorff (SRON)
16:45-17:00 Global tropospheric ozone responses to reduced NOx emissions linked to the COVID-19 world-wide lockdowns 
Kazuyuki Miyazaki (JPL)
17:00-17:15 Continuous monitoring of biogenic VOC fluxes over South America by inversion of TROPOMI HCHO columns, 2018-2021  
Jenny Stavrakou (BIRA-IASB)
17:15-17:30Complementarity of S5P TROPOMI and SNPP VIIRS, OMPS, and CrIS Measurements for Atmospheric Chemistry Monitoring – Some Examples and Case Studies from NOAA
Satya Kalluri (NOAA)
17:30-17:45 Additional time for discussion
17:45-19:30 POSTER SESSION

Wednesday, 12 October 2022

Etna Excursion 

Thursday, 13 October 2022

Ozone Session
Chairs: D. Loyola (DLR) and M. van Roozendael (BIRA-IASB)
9:00-9:15Results of the Operational TROPOMI Ozone Profile
Pepijn Veefkind (KNMI)
9:15-9:30Tropical tropospheric ozone trends based on the operational TROPOMI/S5P products and data from the precursor missions 
Klaus-Peter Heue (TUM)
9:30-9:45 Tropospheric ozone column dataset derived by combination of TROPOMI and limb satellite measurements 
Viktoria Sofieva (FMI)
9:45-10:00 Sentinel-5P TROPOMI tropospheric ozone: scientific retrieval upgrades and comparison to the operational data 
Kai-Uwe Eichmann (University of Bremen)
10:00-10:15Integration of TROPOMI/Sentinel-5P total ozone observations in the GTO-ECV data record: updated perspective on global and regional ozone trends 1995-2021
Melanie Coldewey-Egbers (DLR)
10:15-10:30 Assessment of regional-scale variability in total and tropospheric ozone using Sentenel-5p TROPOMI and DSCOVR EPIC measurements
Author: Jerry Ziemke (NASA), presented by Natalya Kramarova (NASA)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break 

Methane Session 
Chairs: I. Aben (SRON) and J. Tamminen (FMI)
11:00-11:15The TROPOMI Methane Product: Development, Challenges, and Solutions
Jochen Landgraf (SRON)
11:15-11:30 Monitoring Dynamics of Agricultural Methane Emissions in the Contiguous U.S. from Sentinel-5P TROPOMI Data
Zhe Li (USD of Agriculture)
11:30-11:45 Investigating the large rise of atmospheric CH4 in 2020 using TROPOMI observations and TOMCAT 3-D atmospheric model
Emily Dowd (University of Leeds)
11:45-12:00Estimating landfill methane emissions in Indian megacities with Sentinel 5p TROPOMI 
Harjinder Sembhi (University of Leicester)
12:00-12:15High-resolution methane budgets, by sector, by (Bayesian) combination of TROPOMI based fluxes and emissions from aircraft-based plume measurements
John Worden (JPL / Caltech) 
12:15-12:30 Towards Arctic and boreal methane flux estimates: systematic evaluation of TROPOMI XCH4 observations at high latitudes
Author: Ella Kivimäki (FMI), presented by Tomi Karppinen (FMI)
12:30-12:45Additional time for discussion
12:45-14:00Lunch Break 

Synergies Sessions
Chairs: M. Goldberg (NOAA) and C. Retscher (ESA)
14:00-14:15GHGSat Constellation: Latest Results and TROPOMI Synergies 
Jason McKeever (GHGSat)
14:15-14:30 Multi-Sensor Retrievals of Air Quality Relevant Trace Gases from CrIS and TROPOMI using the Tropospheric Ozone and its Precursors from Earth System Sounding (TROPESS) Framework
Edward Malina (NASA)
14:30-14:45 UV satellite measurements of volcanic emissions in space and time
Simon Carn (MTU)
14:45-15:00 GEMS Evaluation using Sentinel-5P Products, Sentinel-4 Algorithms and ground-based measurements
Diego Loyola (DLR)
15:00-15:15Spatial distribution and diurnal variation of NO2 over Asia from Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer (GEMS) observation: Comparison with TROPOMI
Junsung Park (Pukyong National University) 
15:15-15:30 An Overview of OMI Collection 4 
David Haffner (NASA)
15:30-16:00Coffee Break 

Aerosol /Cloud Session
Chairs: S. Corradini (INGV) and T. Wagner (MPI)
16:00-16:15Creating a multi-mission compatible and time-consistent TROPOMI aerosol index data record
Deborah Stein Zweers (KNMI)
16:15-16:30 Development and results of the first global aerosol layer height product from S5p/TROPOMI
Martin De Graaf (KMNI) 
16:30-16:45A Second-Generation UV-VIS Aerosol Algorithm: Application to S5P-TROPOMI Observations
Omar Torres (NASA GSFC) 
16:45-17:00 Case studies of long range transported aerosols over Romania as seen by ground based lidar and TROPOMI
Anca Nemuc (INOE) 
17:00-17:15 Current Status and Future Plans for the TROPOMI/Sentinel-5P L2 Cloud Product
Ronny Lutz (DLR)
17:15-17:30New scheme for the inter-band co-registration of the TROPOMI cloud parameters using VIIRS cloud information
Athina Argyrouli (TUM / DLR)
17:30-17:45 Additional time for discussion 
19:00-23:00 Dinner at the Restaurant Il Padrino

Friday, 14 October 2022

Future Developments Session
Chairs: R. Lindstrot (EUMETSAT) and P. Levelt (KNMI / University Delft)
9:00- 9:15 The S5P Product Algorithm Laboratory - Helping to develop new L2 products
Author: Cristiano Lopes (ESA), presented by Sander Niemeijer (S[&]T)
9:15-9:30Glyoxal tropospheric vertical column retrievals from S5p/TROPOMI observations
Christophe Lerot (BIRA-IASB)
9:30-9:45Global tropospheric ozone from a combined retrieval using TROPOMI/S5P and BASCOE
Klaus-Peter Heue (TUM)
9:45-10:00Observing the global distribution of water vapour isotopologues with the Sentinel-5P mission
Author: Hartmut Boesch (University of Leicester), presented by Tim Trent (University of Leicester)
10:00-10:15Advances in the application of deep neural networks for the retrieval of cloud properties for TROPOMI / Sentinel-5 Precursor (S5P)
Fabian Romahn (DLR)
10:15-10:30 NOAA Atmospheric Composition Plans
Mitchell Goldberg (NOAA) 
10:30-11:00Coffee Break 

Outlook Session
Chairs: C. Retscher (ESA) and P. Veefkind (KNMI)
Air quality from space: indicator of human activity
Pieternel Levelt (KNMI / University Delft)
11:15-11:30Long-term Observations of air pollution from Space: the transition to TROPOMI and the start of the integrated observing system
Author: Barry Lefer (NASA), presented by Laura Judd (NASA)
11:30-11:45Preparing for the operational data processing and monitoring of the Copernicus Sentinel-4 and Sentinel-5 missions at EUMETSAT
Rasmus Lindstrot (EUMETSAT)
11:45-12:00The Future Roadmap of the Copernicus Sentinel-5 Precursor Mission
Claus Zehner (ESA)
12:00-12:15Additional time for discussion