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Alexei Rozanov

Group at IUP:


SCIAMACHY limb group


Current Position:


Group leader


Research Interest:


Retrieval of vertical distributions of atmospheric species from measurements of the scattered solar light in limb viewing geometry. Radiative transfer modelling. Inverse methods.


Research Career:


1988 - 1994 study of Molecular Spectroscopy at the Physical Faculty of the St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

1994 - 1997 Research scientists at the Institute of Atmospheric Physics, St. Petersburg State University, St. Petersburg, Russia.

1997 - 2001 PhD student at the Insttitute of Environmental Physics, University of Bremen

2001 - 2012 Research scientist at the Insttitute of Environmental Physics, University of Bremen

2014 - Leader of SCIAMACHY limb group at the Insttitute of Environmental Physics, University of Bremen

Additional Information:


Member of SCIAMACHY Quality Working Group (SQWG). 68 peer-reviewed papers on the retrieval of atmospheric species and atmospheric composition, 1118 citations, h-index 19 (source: Web of Knowledge).

Selected Publications:


Gebhardt, C., Rozanov, A., Hommel, R., Weber, M., Bovensmann, H., Burrows, J. P., Degenstein, D., Froidevaux, L., and Thompson, A. M.: Stratospheric ozone trends and variability as seen by SCIAMACHY from 2002 to 2012, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 831-846, doi:10.5194/acp-14-831-2014, 2014.

Hegglin, M. I., D. A. Plummer, T. G. Shepherd, J. F. Scinocca, J. Anderson, L. Froidevaux, B. Funke, D. Hurst, A. Rozanov, J. Urban, T. von Clarmann, K. A. Walker, H. J. Wang, S. Tegtmeier and K. Weigel, Vertical structure of stratospheric water vapour trends derived from merged satellite data, Nature Geoscience, 7, 768-776, 2014, doi:10.1038/ngeo2236.

Rozanov, V.V., Rozanov, A.V., Kokhanovsky, A.A., Burrows, J.P.: Radiative transfer through terrestrial atmosphere and ocean: Software package SCIATRAN, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, Vol. 133, 2014, pp. 13 - 71, DOI: 10.1016/j.jqsrt.2013.07.004

Rozanov, A., K ¨ühl, S., Doicu, A., McLinden, C., Pukite, J., Bovensmann, H., Burrows, J. P., Deutschmann, T., Dorf, M., Goutail, F., Grunow, K., Hendrick, F., von Hobe, M., Hrechanyy, S., Lichtenberg, G., Pfeilsticker, K., Pommereau, J. P., Van Roozendael, M., Stroh, F., and Wagner, T.: BrO vertical distributions from SCIAMACHY limb measurements: comparison of algorithms and retrieval results, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 1319-1359, doi:10.5194/amt-4-1319-2011, 2011.

Rozanov, A., Weigel, K., Bovensmann, H., Dhomse, S., Eichmann, K.-U., Kivi, R., Rozanov, V., Vömel, H., Weber, M., and Burrows, J. P.: Retrieval of water vapor vertical distributions in the upper troposphere and the lower stratosphere from SCIAMACHY limb measurements, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 933-954, doi:10.5194/amt-4-933-2011, 2011.
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