VolImpact publications

Note: Only publications funded (in part) through VolImpact are listed


Günther, T., Á. Horváth, W. Bresky, J. Daniels, and S. A. Buehler, Lagrangian Coherent Structures and vortex formation in high spatiotemporal-resolution satellite winds of an atmospheric Kármán vortex street, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos.,  doi.org/10.1002/essoar.10506682.2, in review, 2021. VIDEO

Horváth, Á., Carr, J. L., Girina, O. A., Wu, D. L., Bril, A. A., Mazurov, A. A., Melnikov, D. V., Hoshyaripour, G. A., and Buehler, S. A.: Geometric estimation of volcanic eruption column height from GOES-R near-limb imagery – Part 1: Methodology, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. [preprint], doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-155, in review, 2021.

Horváth, Á., Girina, O. A., Carr, J. L., Wu, D. L., Bril, A. A., Mazurov, A. A., Melnikov, D. V., Hoshyaripour, G. A., and Buehler, S. A.: Geometric estimation of volcanic eruption column height from GOES-R near-limb imagery – Part 2: Case studies, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. [preprint], doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-156, in review, 2021.

Zawada, D., Franssens, G., Loughman, R., Mikkonen, A., Rozanov, A., Emde, C., Bourassa, A., Dueck, S., Lindqvist, H., Ramon, D., Rozanov, V., Dekemper, E., Kyrölä, E., Burrows, J. P., Fussen, D., and Degenstein, D.: Systematic Comparison of Vectorial Spherical Radiative Transfer Models in Limb Scattering Geometry, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss. [preprint], doi.org/10.5194/amt-2020-470, in review, 2021.

Timmreck, C., M. Toohey, D. Zanchettin S. Brönnimann, E. Lundstadt and R. Wilson, Unidentified volcanic eruption of 1809: why it remains a climatic cold case, Clim. Past Discuss., doi.org/10.5194/cp-2021-4, in review, 2021.

Azoulay, A., Schmidt, H., and Timmreck, C., The Arctic polar vortex response to volcanic forcing of different strengths, submitted to J. Geophys. Res., 2020. 

Malinina, E., Rozanov, A., Niemeier, U., Peglow, S., Arosio, C., Wrana, F., Timmreck, C., von Savigny, C., and Burrows, J. P.: Changes in stratospheric aerosol extinction coefficient after the 2018 Ambae eruption as seen by OMPS-LP and ECHAM5-HAM, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi.org/10.5194/acp-2020-749, in review, 2020.

Kroll, C. A., Dacie, S., Azoulay, A., Schmidt, H., and Timmreck, C.: The Impact of Volcanic Eruptions of Different Magnitude on Stratospheric Water Vapour in the Tropics, Atmos. Chem. Phys.,doi.org/10.5194/acp-2020-1191, accepted, 2021. 

Wullenweber, N., Lange, A., Rozanov, A., and von Savigny, C.: On the phenomenon of the blue Sun, Clim. Past Discuss., doi.org/10.5194/cp-2020-117, accepted, 2020.



Brenna, H., S. Kutterolf, M. J. Mills, U. Niemeier, C. Timmreck, K. Krüger, Decadal disruption of the QBO by tropical volcanic super eruptions,  Geophys. Res. Lett.  e2020GL089687, doi.org/10.1029/2020GL089687 2021.

Clyne, M., Lamarque, J.-F., Mills, M. J., Khodri, M., Ball, W., Bekki, S., Dhomse, S. S., Lebas, N., Mann, G., Marshall, L., Niemeier, U., Poulain, V., Robock, A., Rozanov, E., Schmidt, A., Stenke, A., Sukhodolov, T., Timmreck, C., Toohey, M., Tummon, F., Zanchettin, D., Zhu, Y., and Toon, O. B.: Model physics and chemistry causing intermodel disagreement within the VolMIP-Tambora Interactive Stratospheric Aerosol ensemble, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 3317–3343, doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-3317-2021, 2021.

Jones, C.D.,  J. E. Hickman, S.T. Rumbold, J. Walton, R. D.  Lamboll, R. B. Skeie, S. Fiedler, P. M. Forster, J. Rogelj, M. Abe, M. Botzet, K. Calvin, C. Cassou, J. N.S. Cole, P. Davini, M. Deushi, M. Dix, J. C. Fyfe, N. P. Gillett, T. Ilyina, M. Kawamiya, M. Kelley, S. Kharin, T. Koshiro, H. Li, C. Mackallah, W. A. Müller, P. Nabat, T. van Noije, P. Nolan, R. Ohgaito, D. Olivié, Naga Oshima, J. Parodi, T. J. Reerink, L. Ren, A. Romanou, R. Séférian, Y. Tang,  C. Timmreck, J. Tjiputra, E. Tourigny, K. Tsigaridis, H. Wang, M. Wu, K. Wyser, S. Yang, Y. Yang and T. Ziehn. The Climate Response to Emissions Reductions due to COVID-19: Initial Results from CovidMIP, accepted to Geophys. Res. Lett, e2020GL091883, doi.org/10.1029/2020GL091883, 2021

Niemeier, U.,  F. Riede, and C. Timmreck, Simulation of ash clouds after a Laacher See-type eruption, Clim. Past, 17, 633–652, doi.org/10.5194/cp-17-633-2021, 2021. 

Rozanov, A. V.,  V. V. Rozanov, and J. P. Burrows, Modeling of inelastically scattered radiation: Rotational Raman scattering in the spherical Earth’s atmosphere, J. Quant. Spectr. and Radiat. Transf., 268, 107611, doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2021.107611, 2021.

Thomason, L. W., Kovilakam, M., Schmidt, A., von Savigny, C., Knepp, T., and Rieger, L.: Evidence for the predictability of changes in the stratospheric aerosol size following volcanic eruptions of diverse magnitudes using space-based instruments, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 1143–1158, doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-1143-2021, 2021.

Weber, M., Arosio, C., Feng, W., Dhomse, S. S., Chipperfield, M. P., Meier, A., et al., The unusual stratospheric Arctic winter 2019/20: Chemical ozone loss from satellite observations and TOMCAT chemical transport model. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 126, e2020JD034386. doi.org/10.1029/2020JD034386, 2021.

Wrana, F., von Savigny, C., Zalach, J., and Thomason, L. W.: Retrieval of stratospheric aerosol size distribution parameters using satellite solar occultation measurements at three wavelengths, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 2345–2357, doi.org/10.5194/amt-14-2345-2021, 2021.


Fiedler, S., Crueger, T., D'Agostino, R., Peters, K., Becker, T., Leutwyler, D., Paccini, L., Burdanowitz, J., Buehler, S.A., Uribe Cortes, A., Dauhut, T., Dommenget, D., Fraedrich, K., Jugandreas, L., Maher, N., Naumann, A.K., Rugenstein, M., Skradzija, M., Schmidt, H., Sielmann, F., Stephan, C., Timmreck, C., Zhu, X. and Stevens, B.: Simulated Tropical Precipitation Assessed across Three Major Phases of the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project (CMIP). Mon. Wea. Rev., 148, 3653 – 3680, doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-19-0404.1, 2020.

Muser, L. O., Hoshyaripour, G. A., Bruckert, J., Horváth, Á., Malinina, E., Wallis, S., Prata, F. J., Rozanov, A., von Savigny, C., Vogel, H., and Vogel, B.: Particle aging and aerosol–radiation interaction affect volcanic plume dispersion: evidence from the Raikoke 2019 eruption, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 15015–15036, doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15015-2020, 2020.

Noël, S., Bramstedt, K., Rozanov, A., Malinina, E., Bovensmann, H., and Burrows, J. P.: Stratospheric aerosol extinction profiles from SCIAMACHY solar occultation, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 5643–5666, doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-5643-2020, 2020.

von Savigny, C. and Hoffmann, C. G.: Issues related to the retrieval of stratospheric-aerosol particle size information based on optical measurements, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 13, 1909–1920, doi.org/10.5194/amt-13-1909-2020, 2020.

von Savigny, C., C. Timmreck, S. A. Buehler, J. P. Burrows, M. Giorgetta, G.Hegerl, A. Horvath, G. Hoshyaripour, C. Hoose, J. Quaas, E. Malinina, A. Rozanov, H. Schmidt, L. Thomason, M. Toohey, and B. Vogel, The Research Unit VolImpact: Revisiting the volcanic impact on atmosphere and climate - preparations for the next big volcanic eruption, Meteorologische Zeitschrift, 29, 1, 3-18, doi:10.1127/metz/2019/09992019, 2020.


Malinina, E., Rozanov, A., Rieger, L., Bourassa, A., Bovensmann, H., Burrows, J. P., and Degenstein, D.: Stratospheric aerosol characteristics from space-borne observations: extinction coefficient and Ångström exponent, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 3485-3502, doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-3485-2019, 2019.

Niemeier, U., Timmreck, C., Krüger, K.: Revisiting the Agung 1963 volcanic forcing – impact of one or two eruptions,  Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 10379–10390, doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-10379-2019,  2019.