Atmospheric and Earth System Research with the          Research Aircraft HALO                                                                                

High Altitude and Long Range Research Aircraft (HALO)

Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journal-Publications Related

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Bony, S. and Stevens, B.: Measuring Area-Averaged Vertical Motions with Dropsondes, J. Atmos. Sci., 76, 767-783, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-18-0141.1, 2019. (Published: 05 Marc 2019)




Krisch, I., Preusse, P., Ungermann, J., Dörnbrack, A., Eckermann, S. D., Ern, M., Friedl-Vallon, F., Kaufmann, M., Oelhaf, H., Rapp, M., Strube, C., and Riese, M.: First tomographic observations of gravity waves by the infrared limb imager GLORIA, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 14 937-14 953, doi:10.5194/acp-17-14937-2017, 2017. (18 Dec 2017)

Korolev, A., McFarquhar, G., Field, P. R., Franklin,  C., Lawson, P., Wang, Z., Williams, E., Abel,  S. J., Axisa, D., Borrmann,  S., Crosier,  J., Fugal, J., Krämer, M., Lohmann,  U., Schlenczek, O. and Wendisch, M., Ice Formation and Evolution in Clouds and Precipitation: Measurement and Modeling Challenges. Chapter 5: Mixed-phase clouds: progress and challenges., Meteorol. Mon., 58, 5.1-5.50, doi:10.1175/AMSMONOGRAPHS-D-17-0001.1, 2017. (27 Sep 2017)

Schnitt, S., Orlandi, E., Mech, M., Ehrlich, A., and Crewell, S.: Characterization of Water Vapor and Clouds During the Next-Generation Aircraft Remote Sensing for Validation (NARVAL) South Studies, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl., 10, 3114 - 3124, doi: 10.1109/JSTARS.2017.2687943, 2017. (July 2017)

Grewe, V., Dahlmann, K., Flink, J., Frömming, C., Ghosh, R., Gierens, K. M., Heller, R., Hendricks, J., Jöckel, P., Kaufmann, S., Kölker, K., Linke, F., Luchkova, T., Lührs, B., van Manen, J., Matthes, S., Minikin, A., Niklaß, M., Plohr, M., Righi, M., Rosanka, S., Schmitt, A. R., Schumann, U., Terekhov, I., Unterstrasser, S., Vázquez-Navarro, M., Voigt, C., Wicke, K., Yamashita, H., Zahn, A., and Ziereis, H.: Mitigating the Climate Impact from Aviation: Achievements and Results of the DLR WeCare Project, Aerospace, 4 (3), 1-50, doi:10.3390/aerospace4030034, 2017. (29 Jun 2017)

Martin, S. T., Artaxo, P., Machado, L., Manzi, A. O., Souza, R. A. F., Schumacher, C., Wang, J., Biscaro, T., Brito, J., Calheiros, A., Jardine, K., Medeiros, A., Portela, B., de Sá, S. S., Adachi, K., Aiken, A. C., Albrecht, R., Alexander, L., Andreae, M. O., Barbosa, H. M. J., Buseck, P., Chand, D., Comstock, J. M., Day, D. A., Dubey, M., Fan, J., Fast, J., Fisch, G., Fortner, E., Giangrande, S., Gilles, M., Goldstein, A. H., Guenther, A., Hubbe, J., Jensen, M., Jimenez, J. L., Keutsch, F. N., Kim, S., Kuang, C., Laskin, A., McKinney, K., Mei, F., Miller, M., Nascimento, R., Pauliquevis, T., Pekour, M., Peres, J., Petäjä, T., Pöhlker, C., Pöschl, U., Rizzo, L., Schmid, B., Shilling, J. E., Silva Dias, M. A., Smith, J. N., Tomlinson, J. M., Tóta, J., and Wendisch, M.: The Green Ocean Amazon Experiment (GoAmazon2014/5) Observes Pollution Affecting Gases, Aerosols, Clouds, and Rainfall over the Rain Forest, B. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 98, 981-997, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00221.1, 2017. (15 May 2017)

Urbanek, B., Groß, S., Schäfler, A., and Wirth, M.: Determining stages of cirrus evolution: a cloud classification scheme, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 1653-1664, doi:10.5194/amt-10-1653-2017, 2017. (03 May 2017)

Tadic, I., Parchatka, U., Königstedt, R., and Fischer, H.: In-flight stability of quantum cascade laser-based infrared absorption spectroscopy measurements of atmospheric carbon monoxide, Appl. Phys. B-Laser O., 123, 146, doi:10.1007/s00340-017-6721-z, 2017. (18 Apr 2017)

Bühl, J., S. Alexander, S. Crewell, A. Heymsfield, H. Kalesse, A. Khain, M. Maahn, K. Van Tricht, and M. Wendisch, Ice Formation and Evolution in Clouds and Precipitation: Measurement and Modeling Challenges. Chapter 10: Remote Sensing., Meteorol. Mon., 58, 10.1-10.21, doi:10.1175/AMSMONOGRAPHS-D-16-0015.1, 2017. (4 Apr 2017)

Schumann, U. and Heymsfield, A. J.: On the Life Cycle of Individual Contrails and Contrail Cirrus, Meteorol. Mon., 58, 3.1-3.24, doi:10.1175/AMSMONOGRAPHS-D-16-0005.1, 2017. (27 Jan 2017)

Amediek, A. and Wirth, M.: Pointing Verification Method for Spaceborne Lidars, Remote Sens., 9(1), doi:10.3390/rs9010056, 2017. (10 Jan 2017)

Schumann, U., Baumann, R., Baumgardner, D., Bedka, S. T., Duda, D. P., Freudenthaler, V., Gayet, J.-F., Heymsfield, A. J., Minnis, P., Quante, M., Raschke, E., Schlager, H., Vázquez-Navarro, M., Voigt, C., and Wang, Z.: Properties of individual contrails: A compilation of observations and some comparisons, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 403-438, doi:10.5194/acp-17-403-201, 2017. (10 Jan 2017)

Buchholz, B., Afchine, A., Klein, A., Schiller, C., Krämer, M., and Ebert, V.: HAI, a new airborne, absolute, twin dual-channel, multi-phase TDLAS-hygrometer: background, design, setup, and first flight data, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 35-57, doi:10.5194/amt-10-35-2017, 2017. (3 Jan 2017)

Amediek, A., Ehret, G., Fix, A., Wirth, M., Büdenbender, C., Quatrevalet, M., Kiemle, C., and Gerbig, C.: CHARM-F - a new airborne integrated-path differential-absorption lidar for carbon dioxide and methane observations: measurement performance and quantification of strong point source emissions, Appl. Optics, 56, 5182-5197,, 2017. (2017)


Cecchini, M. A., Machado, L. A. T., Comstock, J. M., Mei, F., Wang, J., Fan, J., Tomlinson, J. M., Schmid, B., Albrecht, R., Martin, S. T., and Artaxo, P.: Impacts of the Manaus pollution plume on the microphysical properties of Amazonian warm-phase clouds in the wet season, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 7029-7041, doi:10.5194/acp-16-7029-2016, 2016. (9 Jun 2016)

Ewald, F., Kölling, T., Baumgartner, A., Zinner, T., and Mayer, B.: Design and characterization of spec-MACS, a multipurpose hyperspectral cloud and sky imager, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 2015-2042, doi:10.5194/amt-9-2015-2016, 2016. (4 May 2016)

He, K., Xu, T., Förste, C., Petrovic, S., Barthelmes, F., Jiang, N., and Flechtner, F.: GNSS Precise Kinematic Positioning for Multiple Kinematic Stations Based on A Priori Distance Constraints, Sensors, 16, 470, doi:10.3390/s16040470, 2016. (Published: 01 Apr 2016)


Guggenmoser, T., Blank, J., Kleinert, A., Latzko, T., Ungermann, J., Friedl-Vallon, F., Höpfner, M., Kaufmann, M., Kretschmer, E., Maucher, G., Neubert, T., Oelhaf, H., Preusse, P., Riese, M., Rongen, H., Sha, M. K., Sumińska-Ebersoldt, O., and Tan, V.: New calibration noise suppression techniques for the GLORIA limb imager, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 3147-3161, doi:10.5194/amt-8-3147-2015, 2015. (7 Aug 2015)

Rautenhaus, M., Grams, C. M., Schäfler, A., and Westermann, R.: Three-dimensional visualization of ensemble weather forecasts - Part 2: Forecasting warm conveyor belt situations for aircraft-based field campaigns, Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 2355-2377, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-2355-2015, 2015b. (31 Jul 2015)

Rautenhaus, M., Kern, M., Schäfler, A., and Westermann, R.: Three-dimensional visualization of ensemble weather forecasts - Part 1: The visualization tool Met.3D (version 1.0), Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 2329-2353, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-2329-2015, 2015a. (31 Jul 2015)

Meyer, J., Rolf, C., Schiller, C., Rohs, S., Spelten, N., Afchine, A., Zöger, M., Sitnikov, N., Thornberry, T. D., Rollins, A. W., Bozóki, Z., Tátrai, D., Ebert, V., Kühnreich, B., Mackrodt, P., Möhler, O., Saathoff, H., Rosenlof, K. H., and Krämer, M.: Two decades of water vapor measurements with the FISH fluorescence hygrometer: a review, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 8521-8538, doi:10.5194/acp-15-8521-2015, 2015. (30 Jul 2015)

Woiwode, W., Sumińska-Ebersoldt, O., Oelhaf, H., Höpfner, M., Belyaev, G. V., Ebersoldt, A., Friedl- Vallon, F., Grooß, J.-U., Gulde, T., Kaufmann, M., Kleinert, A., Krämer, M., Kretschmer, E., Kulessa, T., Maucher, G., Neubert, T., Piesch, C., Preusse, P., Riese, M., Rongen, H., Sartorius, C., Schardt, G., Schönfeld, A., Schuettemeyer, D., Sha, M. K., Stroh, F., Ungermann, J., Volk, C. M., and Orphal, J.: Validation of first chemistry mode retrieval results from the new limb-imaging FTS GLORIA with correlative MIPAS-STR observations, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 2509-2520, doi:10.5194/amt-8-2509-2015, 2015. (19 Jun 2015)

Piesch, C., Sartorius, C., Friedl-Vallon, F., Gulde, T., Heger, S., Kretschmer, E., Maucher, G., Nordmeyer, H., Barthel, J., Ebersoldt, A., Graf, F., Hase, F., Kleinert, A., Neubert, T., and Schillings, H. J.: The mechanical and thermal setup of the GLORIA spectrometer, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 1773-1787, doi:10.5194/amt-8-1773-2015, 2015. (16 Apr 2015)


Buchholz, B., Afchine, A., and Ebert, V.: Rapid, optical measurement of the atmospheric pressure on a fast research aircraft using open-path TDLAS, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 3653-3666, doi:10.5194/amt-7-3653-2014, 2014a. (6 Nov 2014)

Friedl-Vallon, F., Gulde, T., Hase, F., Kleinert, A., Kulessa, T., Maucher, G., Neubert, T., Olschewski, F., Piesch, C., Preusse, P., Rongen, H., Sartorius, C., Schneider, H., Schönfeld, A., Tan, V., Bayer, N., Blank, J., Dapp, R., Ebersoldt, A., Fischer, H., Graf, F., Guggenmoser, T., Höpfner, M., Kaufmann, M., Kretschmer, E., Latzko, T., Nordmeyer, H., Oelhaf, H., Orphal, J., Riese, M., Schardt, G., Schillings, J., Sha, M. K., Suminska-Ebersoldt, O., and Ungermann, J.: Instrument concept of the imaging Fourier transform spectrometer GLORIA, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 3565-3577, doi:10.5194/amt-7-3565-2014, 2014. (20 Oct 2014)

Buchholz, B., Böse, N., and Ebert, V.: Absolute validation of a diode laser hygrometer via intercomparison with the German national primary water vapor standard, Appl. Phys. B, doi: 10.1007/s00340-014-5775-4, 2014b. (Sep 2014; First online 14 Feb 2014)

Semmling, A., Beckheinrich, J., Wickert, J., Beyerle, G., Schön, S., Fabra, F., Pflug, H., He, K., Schwabe, J., and Scheinert, M.: Sea surface topography retrieved from GNSS reflectometry phase data of the GEOHALO flight mission, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 954-960, doi:10.1002/2013GL058725, 2014. (16 Jan 2014)

Monte, C., Gutschwager, B., Adibekyan, A., Kehrt, M., Ebersoldt, A., Olschewski, F., and Hollandt, J.: Radiometric calibration of the in-flight blackbody calibration system of the GLORIA interferometer, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 13-27, doi:10.5194/amt-7-13-2014, 2014. (6 Jan 2014)


Olschewski, F., Ebersold, A., Friedl-Vallon, F., Gutschwager, B., Hollandt, J., Kleinert, A., Monte, C., Piesch, C., Preusse, P., Rolf, C., Steffens, P., and Koppmann, R.: The in-flight blackbody calibration system for the GLORIA interferometer on board an airborne research platform, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 3067-3082, doi:10.5194/amt-6-3067-2013, 2013. (12 Nov 2013)

Kiemle, C., Schäfler, A., Wirth, M., Fix, A., and Rahm, S.: Detection and Analysis of Water Vapor Transport by Airborne Lidars, IEEE J. Sel. Top. Appl., 6, 1189-1193, doi:10.1109/JSTARS.2013.2239609, 2013. (25 Jan 2013)


Baumgardner, D., Avallone, L., Bansemer, A., Borrmann, S., Brown, P., Bundke, U., Chuang, P. Y., Cziczo, D., Field, P., Gallagher, M., Gayet, J.-F., Heymsfield, A., Korolev, A., Krämer, M., McFarquhar, G., Mertes, S., Möhler, O., Lance, S., Lawson, P., Petters, M., Pratt, K., Roberts, G., Rogers, D., Stetzer, O., Stith, J., Strapp, W., Twohy, C., and Wendisch, M.: In situ, airborne instrumentation: Addressing and solving measurement problems in ice clouds, B. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 93, ES29-ES34, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00123.1, 2012. (1 Feb 2012)

Rautenhaus, M., Bauer, G., and Dörnbrack, A.: A web service based tool to plan atmospheric research flights, Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 55-71, doi:10.5194/gmd-5-55-2012, 2012. (17 Jan 2012)


Baumgardner, D., Brenguier, J., Bucholtz, A., Coe, H., DeMott, P., Garrett, T., Gayet, J., Hermann, M., Heymsfield, A., Korolev, A., Krämer, M., Petzold, A., Strapp, W., Pilewskie, P., Taylor, J., Twohy, C., Wendisch, M., Bachalo, W., and Chuang, P.: Airborne instruments to measure atmospheric aerosol particles, clouds and radiation: A cook's tour of mature and emerging technology, Atmos. Res., 102, 10-29,, 2011. (Oct 2011; Available online 5 July 2011)


Hollstein, A. and Ruhtz, T.: Method for retrieving the polarization properties of a waveplate assembled in a multispectral, complete polarimeter, Opt. Lett., 34, 2599-2601,, 2009.

Hollstein, A., Ruhtz, T., Fischer, J., and Preusker, R.: Optimization of system parameters for a complete multispectral polarimeter, Appl. Opt., 48, 4767-4773,, 2009.


Bundke, U., Nillius, B., Jaenicke, R., Wetter, T., Klein, H., and Bingemer, H.: The Fast Ice Nucleus CHamber FINCH, Atmos. Res., 90, 180-186, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2008.02.008, 2008. (Nov - Dec 2008)