The following is a list of all my contributions to research peer-reviewed papers and relevant European project reports, as 1st or co-author. This excludes a number of internal memos, technical notes and intermediary reports.


Proestakis, E., Amiridis, V., Marinou, E., Georgoulias, A. K., Solomos, S., Kazadzis, S., Chimot, J., Che, H., Alexandri, G., Binietoglou, I., Daskalopoulou, V., Kourtidis, K. A., de Leeuw, G., and van der A, R. J.: Nine-year spatial and temporal evolution of desert dust aerosols over South and East Asia as revealed by CALIOP, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 1337-1362,, 2018. More details here

Chimot, J., Global mapping of atmospheric composition from space – Retrieving aerosol height and tropospheric NO2 from OMI, PhD book, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), The Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI), Expected in 2018.

Chimot, J., Veefkind, J. P., de Haan, J. F., Stammes, P., and Levelt, P. F.: Minimizing aerosol radiation effects on the OMI tropospheric NO2 retrieval — An improved use of the 477 nm O2-O2 band, to be submitted in Atmos. Meas. Tech. Disc., January 2018.

Liu, M., Lin, J., Boersma, K. F., Pinardi, G., Wang, Y., Chimot, J., Wagner, T., Xie, P., Eskes, H., van Roozendael, M., Hendrick, F.: Improved aerosol treatment in tropospheric NO2 retrieval: constraint from CALIOP aerosol vertical profile, to be submitted in Atmos. Meas. Tech. Disc., 2018.


Chimot, J., Veefkind, J. P., Vlemmix, T., and Levelt, P. F.: Spatial distribution analysis of the OMI aerosol layer height: a pixel-by-pixel comparison to CALIOP observations, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss.,, in review, 2017.

Chimot, J., Veefkind, J. P., Vlemmix, T., de Haan, J. F., Amiridis, V., Proestakis, E., Marinou, E., and Levelt, P. F.: An exploratory study on the aerosol height retrieval from OMI measurements of the 477  nm O2 − O2 spectral band using a neural network approach, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 783-809, doi:10.5194/amt-10-783-2017, 2017. More details here

Celebrating my 2nd 1st author journal paper (Chimot et al., 2017) at KNMI, de Bilt, the Netherlands. Photo taken by Dr. Folkert Boersma.


Chimot, J., Vlemmix, T., Veefkind, J. P., de Haan, J. F., and Levelt, P. F.: Impact of aerosols on the OMI tropospheric NO2 retrievals over industrialized regions: how accurate is the aerosol correction of cloud-free scenes via a simple cloud model?, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 359-382, doi:10.5194/amt-9-359-2016, 2016. More details here


Chimot J., Bréon F.-M., Prunet P., Vinuesa J.-F., Camy-Peyret C., Broquet G., Chevallier F., Renault E., Houweling S., Buchwitz M., Bovensmann H., Pillai D., Reuter M., Marshall J., Brunner D., Bergamaschi P., Ciais P., Klonecki A., LOGOFLUX – CarbonSat Earth Explorer 8 Candidate Mission – Inverse Modelling and Mission Performance Study, Final report of ESA study contract n°40010537/12/NL/CO, project led by NOVELTIS (France), NOV-7090-NT-2516, 2014. Project highlight WebPage

Cited in the following report: ESA, CarbonSat – Report for mission selection – An Earth Explorer to observe greenhouse gases, 2015, here


Klonecki A., Bacour C., Chimot J., Carbon accounting of Europe’s regions – CarboCount study, Final report, project led by LSCE (France), NOV-3880-NT-12312_v2.0, 2013.


Chimot J., Bösch H., Bovensmann H., Buchwitz M., Bréon F.-M., Camy-Peyret C., Bacour C., van Weele M., de Haan J., Veefkind P., Requirements for CO2 monitoring by Sentinel-5, Final Report of ESA study contract n°400103801 – Final version 1.1, project led by NOVELTIS (France), NOV-3945-NT-11712, 2012.03.30. PDF & Project highlight WebPage

Cancet M., Bijac S., Chimot J., Bonnefond P., Jeansou E., Laurain O., Lyard F., Bronner E., Féménias P., Regional in situ validation of satellite altimeters: Calibration and cross-calibration results at the Corsican sites, Advances in Space Research (Impact Factor: 1.18). 04/2013; 51(8):1400–1417. DOI:10.1016/j.asr.2012.06.017, 2012. More details here


Clive Banks A., Prunet P., Chimot J., Pina P., Donnadille J., Jeansou E., Lux M., Petihakis G., Korres G., Triantafyllou G., Fontana C., Estournel C., Ulses C., Fernandez L., A satellite ocean color observation system for eutrophication assessment in coastal waters, Journal of Marine Systems, MARSYS-02148, 2011. More details here