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Bryce F. J. Kelly, Xinyi Lu, Stephen J. Harris, Bruno G. Neininger, Jorg M. Hacker, Stefan Schwietzke, Rebecca E. Fisher, James L. France, Euan G. Nisbet, David Lowry, Carina van der Veen, Malika Menoud, and Thomas Röckmann (2022):
Atmospheric methane isotopes identify inventory knowledge gaps in the Surat Basin, Australia, coal seam gas and agricultural regions.
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 15527–15558, 2022, Link to free access 
Neininger BG, Kelly BFJ, Hacker JM, LU X, Schwietzke S. (2021): Coal seam gas industry methane emissions in the Surat Basin, Australia: comparing airborne measurements with inventories. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A. 379: 20200458, in PDF of the article:; PDF of the supplementary material:

Tara I. Yacovitch, Bruno Neininger, Scott C. Herndon, Hugo Denier van der Gon, Sander Jonkers, Jan Hulskotte, Joseph R. Roscioli, Daniel Zavala-Araiza (2018): Methane Emissions in the Nethrelands: The Groningen Field. Submitted to Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene; Ref. ELEMENTA-D-18-00002R3.

Krings T, Neininger B, Gerilowski K, Krautwurst S, Buchwitz M, et al. 2016. Airborne remote sensing and in-situ measurements of atmospheric CO2 to quantify point source emissions. Atmos Meas Tech Discuss 2016: 1-30. DOI:10.5194/amt-2016-362.
Bovensmann H, Krings T, Gerilowski K, Neininger B, Ruhtz T, et al. 2014. C-MAPExp final report: Scientific and technical assistance for the deployment of a flexible airborne spectrometer system during C-MAPExp. Bremen, Germany. Available at Accessed 2017-07-06.
Jorg M. Hacker,F,J, Deli Chen, Mei Bai, Caecilia Ewenz, Wolfgang Junkermann,H, Wolfgang Lieff, Barry McManus, Bruno Neininger, G, Jianlei Sun, Trevor Coates, Tom Denmead, Thomas Flesch, Sean McGinn and Julian Hill (2016): Using airborne technology to quantify and apportion emissions of CH4 and NH3 from feedlots. Animal Production Science, 2016, 56, 190-203.

Rebecca V. Hiller, Bruno Neininger, Dominik Brunner, Christoph Gerbig, Daniel Bretscher, Thomas Künzle, Nina Buchmann, Werner Eugster (2014): Aircraft based CH4 flux estimates for validation of emissions from an agriculturally dominated area in Switzerland. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 03/2014; DOI:10.1002/2013JD020918.

Jonathan L. Carrivick, Martin Geilhausen, Jeff Warburton, Neil E. Dickson, Steve J. Carver, Andrew J. Evans, Lee E. Brown (2012): Contemporary geomorphological activity throughout the proglacial area of an alpine catchment. GEOMOR-03957, in press;

Rebecca Hiller, Bruno Neininger , Stephan Henne, Thomas Künzle, Nina Buchmann, Werner Eugster, Dominik Brunner (2012): Assessment of the Swiss methane inventory with the help of in situ aircraft measurements and backward Lagrangian particle dispersion simulations. Presentation at Swiss Geoscience Meeting, Berne, 17. November 2012 (PDF upon request via contact).

Pillai, D., Gerbig, C., Kretschmer, R., Beck, V., Karstens, U., Neininger, B., and Heimann, M.: Comparing Lagrangian and Eulerian models for CO2 transport – a step towards Bayesian inverse modeling using WRF/STILT-VPRM, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 8979–8991, 2012, doi:10.5194/acp-12-8979-2012. Download:

Kristiansen, N. I., A. Stohl, A. J. Prata, N. Bukowiecki, H. Dacre, S. Eckhardt, S. Henne, M. C. Hort, B. T. Johnson, F. Marenco, B. Neininger, O. Reitebuch, P. Seibert , D. J. Thomson, H. N. Webster, B. Weinzierl (2012): Performance assessment of a volcanic ash transport model mini-ensemble used for inverse modeling of the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruption. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH, VOL. 117, D00U11, 25 PP., 2012, doi:10.1029/2011JD016844. Abstract

Neininger, B. and J.M. Hacker (2011): Manned or unmanned - does this really matter? Proceedings of the International Conference on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Geomatics (UAV-g), Zurich, Switzerland, September 14-16, 2011, ISSN 1682-1777, Vol XXXVIII-1/C22, Editors: H. Eisenbeiss, M. Kunz and H. Ingensand. Download paper / presentation.

Jason Beringer, Jorg Hacker, Lindsay B. Hutley, Ray Leuning, Stefan K. Arndt, Reza Amiri, Lutz Bannehr, Lucas Cernusak, Samantha Grover, Carol Hensley, Darren Hocking, Peter Isaac, Hizbullah Jamali, Kasturi Kanniah, Stephphen Livesley, Bruno Neininger, Kyaw Tha Paw U, William Sea, Dennis Straten, Nigel Tapper, Richard Weinmann, Stephen Wood, and Steve Zegelin (2011): SAVANNA PATTERNS OF ENERGY AND CARBON INTEGRATED ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (BAMS) November 2011. Link to publication.

Bukowiecki, N., Zieger, P., Weingartner, E., Jurányi, Z., Gysel, M., Neininger, B., Schneider, B., Hueglin, C., Ulrich, A., Wichser, A., Henne, S., Brunner, D., Kaegi, R., Schwikowski, M., Tobler, L., Wienhold, F. G., Engel, I., Buchmann, B., Peter, T., and Baltensperger, U.: Ground-based and airborne in-situ measurements of the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic aerosol plume in Switzerland in spring 2010, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 10011-10030, doi:10.5194/acp-11-10011-2011, 2011.

Pillai, D., Gerbig, C., Ahmadov, R., Rödenbeck, C., Kretschmer, R., Koch, T., Thompson, R., Neininger, B., and Lavrié, J. V.: High-resolution simulations of atmospheric CO2 over complex terrain – representing the Ochsenkopf mountain tall tower, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 7445-7464, doi:10.5194/acp-11-7445-2011, 2011. Download:

Jason Beringer, Lindsay B Hutley, Jorg  M Hacker, Bruno  Neininger, Kyaw Tha  Paw U: Patterns and processes of carbon, water and energy cycles across northern Australian landscapes: From point to region. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology Volume 151, Issue 11, 15 November 2011, Pages 1409-1416. Abstract

Volker Wulfmeyer1, Andreas Behrendt, Christoph Kottmeier, Ulrich Corsmeier, Christian Barthlott, George C. Craig, Martin Hagen, Dietrich Althausen, Fumiko Aoshima, Marco Arpagaus, Hans-Stefan Bauer, Lindsay Bennett, Alan Blyth, Christine Brandau, Cédric Champollion, Susanne Crewell, Galina Dick, Paolo Di Girolamo, Manfred Dorninger, Yann Dufournet, Rafael Eigenmann, Ronny Engelmann, Cyrille Flamant, Thomas Foken, Theresa Gorgas, Matthias Grzeschik, Jan Handwerker, Christian Hauck, Hartmut Höller, Wolfgang Junkermann, Norbert Kalthoff, Christoph Kiemle, Stefan Klink, Marianne König, Liane Krauss, Charles N. Long, Fabio Madonna, Stephen Mobbs, Bruno Neininger, Sandip Pal, Gerhard Peters, Grégoire Pigeon, Evelyne Richard, Mathias W. Rotach, Herman Russchenberg, Thomas Schwitalla, Victoria Smith, Reinhold Steinacker, Jörg Trentmann, David D. Turner, Joel van Baelen, Siegfried Vogt, Hans Volkert, Tammy Weckwerth, Heini Wernli, Andreas Wieser, Martin Wirth (2011): The Convective and Orographically-induced Precipitation Study (COPS): the scientific strategy, the field phase, and research highlights; DOI: 10.1002/qj.752 Full PDF copy upon request

Bruno Neininger, Frank G. Wienhold, Ines Engel, Martin Brabec, Ana Cirisan, Beiping Luo, Dominik Brunner, Stephan Henne, Christoph Hüglin, Paul Zieger, Nicolas Bukowiecki, Ernest Weingartner, Urs Baltensperger, Nina Buchmann, Tom Peter (2010): Ash cloud observations above Switzerland. Poster at Latsis Symposium, ETH Zurich, 15.-17. Nov. 2010

Werner Eugster, Rebecca Hiller, Dominik Brunner, Bela Tuzson, Brigitte Buchmann, Lukas Emmenegger, Bruno Neininger, Carsten Schubert, Elke Hodson, Jacqueline Stieger, Nina Buchmann (2010): Land Ecosystem Experiments. Poster at Latsis Symposium, ETH Zurich, 15.-17. Nov. 2010

Rebecca Hiller, Werner Eugster, Dominik Brunner, Brigitte Buchmann, Lukas Emmenegger, Bruno Neininger, Carsten Schubert, Elke Hodson, Jacqueline Stieger, Nina Buchmann (2010): Regional Integration Experiment. Poster at Latsis Symposium, ETH Zurich, 15.-17. Nov. 2010

El-Madany, T., Geiß, H., Schmidt, A. and Klemm, O. (2009) Regionalization of turbulent fluxes by combining aircraft measurements with footprint analysis. Biogeosciences Discuss. 6, 7017-7051

I. Levin, T. Naegler, R. Heinz, D. Osusko, E. Cuevas, A. Engel, J. Ilmberger, R. L. Langenfelds, B. Neininger, C. v. Rohden, L. P. Steele, R. Weller, D. E.Worthy, and S. A. Zimov (2010): The global SF6 source inferred from long-term high precision atmospheric measurements and its comparison with emission inventories. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 2655–2662, 2010

Alexander Graf, Dirk Schüttemeyer, Heiner Geiß, Axel Knaps, Michael Möllmann-Coers, Jan H. Schween, Stefan Kollet, Bruno Neininger, Michael Herbst, Harry Vereecken (2009): Boundedness of turbulent temperature probability distributions, and their relation to the vertical profile in the convective boundary layer. Boundary Layer Meteorology, DOI 10.1007/s10546-009-9444-9,

R. Schnitzhofer, M. Norman, A. Wisthaler, J. Vergeiner, F. Harnisch, A. Gohm, F. Obleitner, A. Fix, B. Neininger, and A. Hansel (2009): A multimethodological approach to study the spatial distribution of air pollution in an Alpine valley during wintertime. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 3385-3396, 2009,

Gohm, A.; Harnisch, F.; Obleitner, F.; Vergeiner, J.; Schnitzhofer, R.; Hansel, A.; Fix, A.; Neininger, B.; Emeis, S.; Air pollution transport in an Alpine valley: Results from airborne and ground-based observations; Boundary-Layer Meteorol; doi 10.1007/s10546-009-9371-9; 2009.

C. Sarrat, J. Noilhan, P. Lacarrère, V. Masson, E. Ceschia, P. Ciais, A. Dolman, J. Elbers, C. Gerbig, and N. Jarosz: CO2 budgeting at the regional scale using a Lagrangian experimental strategy and meso-scale modeling. BG, 2009, Vol.6, pp. 113-127. SRef-ID: 1726-4189/bg/2009-6-113

C. Sarrat, J. Noilhan, P. Lacarrère, A. J. Dolman, C. Gerbig, J. A. Elbers, O. S. Vellinga, B. Gioli, F. Miglietta, B. Neininger, T. Lauvaux, P. Ciais, M. Ramonet, E. Ceschia, J. M. Bonnefond, and O. S. Vellinga (2009): Mesoscale modeling of the CO2 interactions between the surface and the atmosphere applied to the April 2007 CERES field experiment. Biogeosciences Discuss., 6, 515-544, 2009 SRef-ID: 1810-6285/bgd/2009-6-515.
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U. Rascher, G. Agati, L. Alonso, G. Cecchi, S. Champagne, R. Colombo, A. Damm, F. Daumard, E. de Miguel, G. Fernandez, B. Franch, J. Franke, C. Gerbig, B. Gioli, J.A. Gómez, Y. Goulas, L. Guanter, Ó. Gutiérrez-de-la- Cámara, K. Hamdi1, P. Hostert6, M. Jiménez, M. Kosvancova1, D. Lognoli, M. Meroni, F. Miglietta, A. Moersch1, J. Moreno, I. Moya, B. Neininger, A. Okujeni, A. Ounis, L. Palombi, V. Raimondi, A. Schickling, J.A. Sobrino, M. Stellmes, G. Toci, P. Toscano, T. Udelhoven, S. van der Linden, A. Zaldei (2009): CEFLES2: The remote sensing component to quantify photosynthetic efficiency from the leaf to the region by measuring sun-induced fluorescence in the oxygen absorption bands.
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Harnisch, F.; Gohm, A.; Fix, A.; Schnitzhofer, R.; Hansel, A.; Neininger, B.; Spatial distribution of aerosols in the Inn Valley atmosphere during wintertime; Meteorol. Atmos. Phys.; doi: 10.1007/s00703-008-0318-3; 2008

Gohm1 A., F. Harnisch, R. Schnitzhofer, A. Hansel, A. Fix, B. Neininger, F. Obleitner, J. Vergeiner, E. Grießer (2008): The Influence of Local Winds on the Spatial Distribution of Air Pollutants in an Alpine Valley.

Ahmadov, R., C. Gerbig, R. Kretschmer, S. Koerner, B. Neininger, A. J. Dolman, and C. Sarrat (2007), Mesoscale covariance of transport and CO2 fluxes: Evidence from observations and simulations using the WRF-VPRM coupled atmosphere-biosphere model, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22107, doi:10.1029/2007JD008552

Sarrat, C., Noilhan, J., Lacarrère, P., Donier, S., Lac, C., Calvet, J. C., Dolman, A. J., Gerbig, C., Neininger, B., Ciais, P., Paris, J. D., Boumard, F., Ramonet, M., and Butet, A.: Atmospheric CO2 modeling at the regional scale: Application to the CarboEurope regional experiment, J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 112, D12105, doi:12110.11029/12006JD008107, 2007. (see abstract in

Daniel Schaub (2006): Tropospheric Nitrogen Dioxide from GOME and Sciamachy measurements over the Alpine region:
Strengths and limitations. DISS. ETH NO. 16829 (MetAir data collected mainly during Aerocarb soundings was used to compare with in-situ NO2).

H. Geiß,  B. Neininger, U. Rascher, A.Volz-Thomas (2006):
Extended Abstract for 1st iLEAPS, 21-26 January 2006, Boulder, Colorado (download abstract)

Weigel AP, Chow FK, Rotach MW, Street RL and Xue M: 2006, High-resolution large-eddy simulations of flow in a steep Alpine valley. Part II: Flow Structure and Heat Budgets. J Appl Meteorol Climatol, 45 (1), 87-107.

Chow FK, Weigel AP, Street RL, Rotach MW and Xue M: 2006, High-resolution large-eddy simulations of flow in a steep Alpine valley. Part I: Methodology, verification, and sensitivity studies, J Appl Meteorol Climatol, 45 (1), 63-86.

De Wekker, S. F. J. , D. G. Steyn, J. D. Fast, M. W. Rotach and S. Zhong: 2005, The performance of RAMS in representing the convective boundary layer structure in a very steep valley, Environmental Fluid Mechanics 5, 35-62.

Henne, S., J. Dommen, B. Neininger, S. Reimann, J. Staehelin, and A. S. H. Prévôt (2005), Influence of mountain venting in the Alps on the ozone chemistry of the lower free troposphere and the European pollution export, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D22307, doi:10.1029/2005JD005936

H. Geiß, A.Volz-Thomas, U. Rascher, B. Neininger (2005): Regional CO2 and H2O budgets and fluxes over homogeneous and heterogeneous land surfaces. ACCENT-BIAFLUX Workshop 2005, Trace gas and aerosol flux measurement and techniques April 2005, Risø-R-1508(EN),
ISSN 0106-2840, ISBN 87-550-3421-7, ThisAbstract

Weigel, A.P. and Rotach M.W.: 2004, Flow structure and turbulence characteristics of the daytime atmosphere in a steep and narrow Alpine valley.
Quart J Roy Meteorol Soc, 130, 2605-2627.

Henne S, Furger M, Nyeki S, Steinbacher M, Neininger B, de Wekker S F J, Dommen J, Spichtinger N, Stohl A, Prevot A S H (2004):
Quantification of topographic venting of boundary layer air to the free troposphere.
Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 2004, V4, MAR 24, pp 497-509.

EMS Annual Meeting Abstract EMS04A-00261, Vol. 1, 00261, 2004,  European Meteorological Society.

Bruno Neininger, Martin Bäumle, Heiner Geiss, Ingeborg Levin, Bettina Löscher, Rolf Neubert, Uwe Rascher, Andreas Volz-Thomas (2004): CO2-Flüsse über den Wäldern der Médoc/Landes (F) und in Folgeprojekten. Abstracts Jarhestagung ACP, Biosphere-Atmosphere Exchange Research in Switzerland. 6. Oktober 2004, Kantonsschule Sarnen. Editor Werner Eugster;
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Rotach, M.W, P. Calanca, G. Graziani, J. Gurtz, D.G. Steyn, R. Vogt, M Andretta, A. Christen, S. Cieslik, R. Connolly,
S.F.J. De Wekker, S. Galmarini, E.N. Kadygrov, V. Kadygrov, E. Miller, B. Neininger, M. Rucker, E. van Gorsel, H. Weber,
A. Weiss, M. Zappa: 2004, ‘Turbulence structure and exchange processes in an Alpine Valley:
The Riviera project‘, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 85, No 9, 1367-1385.

Schmitgen, Sandra; Geiß, Heiner; Ciais, Philippe; Neininger, Bruno; Brunet, Yves; Reichstein, Markus; Kley, Dieter; Volz-Thomas, Andreas (2004): Carbon dioxide uptake of a forested region in southwest France derived from airborne CO2 and CO measurements in a quasi-Lagrangian experiment. J. Geophys. Res., 109, D14, 2004 ( doi:10.1029/2003JD004335).

Derognat, C.M. Beekmann, M. Baeumle, D. Martin, H. Schmidt (2003):
Effect of Biogenic VOC Emissions on Tropospheric Chemistry During the ESQUIF Campaign in the Ile-de-France Region.
Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 2003, V108, ND17, JUL 17.

Vautard, R., D. Martin, M. Beekmann, P. Drobinski, R. Friedrich, A. Jaubertie, D. Kley, M. Lattuati, P. Moral,
B. Neininger, J. Theloke (2003): Paris emission inventory diagnostics from ESQUIF airborne measurements and chemistry transport model. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 2003, V108, ND17, AUG13, ARTN: 8564.

Dommen, J., A. S. H. Prevot, B. Neininger, and M. Bäumle, 2002: Characterization of the
photooxidant formation in the metropolitan area of Milan from aircraft measurements.
J. Geophys. Res., 107, 8197 doi 10.1029/2000JD000283.

Volz-Thomas, A., J. Slemr, S. Konrad, T. Schmitz and V.A. Mohnen (2002): Quality
assurance of hydrocarbon measurements in the German Tropospheric Research
Focus (TFS),  J. Atmos. Chem., 42, pp. 255-279.

Corsmeier, U.,  N. Kalthoff, B. Vogel, M.-U. Hammer, F. Fiedler, Ch. Kottmeier,
A. Volz-Thomas, S. Konrad, K. Glaser, B. Neininger, M. Lehning, W. Jaeschke,
M. Memmesheimer, B. Rappenglück, G. Jakobi (2002): Ozone and PAN formation inside and outside of the Berlin plume –
Process analysis and numerical process simulation. Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry, 42, pp. 289-321.

Furger, M., S. Gubser, and F. von Arx (2001): Vertikalwinde und Schwerewellen in einem Föhntal - Fallstudien mit Szintillometern und Mikrobarographen während MAP-FORM. DACH-Meteorologen-Tagung 2001, Vienna, Austria, ZAMG, CD-ROM.

Furger, M., P. Drobinski, A.S.H. Prévôt, R.O. Weber, W.K. Graber, B. Neininger (2001): Comparison of Horizontal and Vertical Scintillometer Crosswinds during Strong Foehn with Lidar and Aircraft Measurements. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 18, AMS, December 2001, pp. 1975-1988.

K. Baumann, H. Maurer, G. Rau, M. Piringer, U. Pechinger, A. Prévôt, M. Furger, B. Neininger, U. Pellegrini, 2001: The influence of south Foehn on the ozone distribution in the Alpine Rhine Valley - results from the MAP field phase. Atmospheric Environment Vol 35/36, pp 6379-6390

Dommen, J., A. S. H. Prevot, I. Polo, B. Neininger, and M. Bäumle, 2001: Airborne NMHC measurements under various pollution conditions. Int. J. Vehicle Des., 27, 217-227.

Neue Zürcher Zeitung (2001): Effiziente Verbreitung von Schadstoffen; Transport aus tiefen Alpentälern in grosse Höhen.
Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) Nr. 19, 24. Januar 2001, S. 52
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Neininger, B., W. Fuchs, M. Bäumle, A.Volz-Thomas, A.S.H. Prévôt, and J. Dommen (2001): A small aircraft for more than just ozone: MetAir's 'Dimona' after ten years of evolving development. Proceedings of the 11th Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instrumentation. Albuquerque, NM, USA, 14-19 January 2001, pp 123-128.
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Konrad, S., A.Volz-Thomas, 2000: Characterization of a commercial gas chromatography-flame ionization detection system for the in situ determination of C5-C10 hydrocarbons in ambient air. Journal of Chromatography A, 878 (2000) 215-234.

Furger M., Dommen J., Graber W.K., Poggio L., Prévôt A.S.H., Emeis S., Grell G., Trickl T., Neininger B., Wotawa G. (2000): The VOTALP Mesolcina Valley Campaign 1996 - Concept, Background and some Highlights. Atmospheric Environment 34 (2000), pp. 1395-1412.

Prévôt, A. S. H., J. Dommen, and M. Bäumle, 2000:
Influence of Road Traffic on Volatile Organic Compound Concentrations in and Above a Deep Alpine Valley
Atmospheric Environment, 34, 4719-4726

Prévôt, A. S. H., J. Dommen, M. Bäumle, and M. Furger, 2000:
Diurnal variations of volatile organic compounds and local circulation systems in an Alpine valley
Atmospheric Environment, 34, 1413-1423

Baumann, K., Maurer, H., Rau, G., Piringer, M., Pechinger, U., Furger, M., Prévôt, A. S.H. und Neininger, B. , 2000: ROM project - Air mass analysis  based on PBL soundings and trajectories. Extended abstracts of 26th Internat. Conference on Alpine Met (ICAM 2000). Österr.
Beiträge zu Meteorologie und Geophysik. Vol. 23, 392.

Konrad, Stephan (2000): Untersuchungen zur Radikalchemie in der Abluftfahne von Berlin;
ein Beitrag zum Feldexperiment BERLIOZ

Pätz, H.-W., U. Corsmeier, K. Glaser, U. Vogt, N. Kalthoff, D. Klemp, B. Kolahgar, A. Lerner, B. Neininger, Th. Schmitz, M.G. Schultz, J. Slemr, and A. Volz-Thomas (2000): Measurements of trace gases and photolysis frequencies during SLOPE96 and a coarse estimate of the local OH concentration from HNO3 formation. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 105, no. D1, pp. 1563-1583.

Seibert, P., H. Feldmann, B. Neininger, M. Bäumle, and Th. Trickl (2000): South Foehn and Ozone in the Eastern Alps - Case Study and Climatological Aspects. Atmospheric Environment, 34 (2000), 1379-1394

Kossmann, M., U. Corsmeier, S.F.J de Wekker, F. Fiedler, R. Vögtlin, N. Kalthoff, H. Güsten and B. Neininger (1999): Observations of Handover Processes between the Atmospheric Boundary Layer and the Free Troposphere over Mountainous Terrain. Contr. Atmos. Phys., Vol.72, No.4, p. 329-350

SAEFL (1999): Airborne measurements of air pollution in the regions of Geneva, and Berne, 1996-1997. B. Neininger, M. Bäumle, M. Lehning und O. Liechti. Swiss Agency for the Environment, Forests and Landscape, Environmental Documentation No. 111 (Air), pp. 119. BUWAL, CH-3003 Bern (

Cercl'Air und hyperstudio, FHBB (Fachhochschule Beider Basel), 1999: CD-ROM A!R (Multimedia-Produktion zum Thema Luft), Bockstecherhof/Totentanz 17-18, CH 4051 Basel.

VOTALP (1998): Vertical Ozone Transports in the Alps. Final Report of EU-contract ENV4 CT95 0025. Universiät für Bodenkultur, Institut für Meteorologie und Physik, Türkenschanzstrasse 18, A-1180 Wien, Austria.

Lehning, M., H. Richner, G.L. Kok, and B. Neininger (1998): Vertical exchange and regional budgets of air pollutants over densely populated areas. Atmospheric Environment, V32, N8, APR, pp. 1353-1363.

Wotawa, G., A. Stohl, and B. Neininger (1998): The urban plume of Vienna: Comparisons between aircraft measurements and photochemical model results. Atmospheric Environment, V32, N14-15, AUG, pp. 2479-2489.

Staffelbach, T., A. Neftel, A. Blatter, A. Gut, M. Fahrni, J. Staehelin, A. Prévôt, A. Hering, M. Lehning, B. Neininger, M. Bäumle, G.L. Kok, J. Dommen, M. Hutterli, and M. Anklin (1997): Photochemical oxidant formation over southern Switzerland, 1. Results from summer 1994. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 102, No. D19, pp. 23,345-23,362, October 20, 1997.

Stohl, A., K. Baumann, G. Wotawa, M. Langer, B. Neininger, M. Piringer, and H. Formayer (1997): Diagnostic downscaling of large scale wind fields to compute local scale trajectories. J. Appl. Meteor. 36, 931-942.

Prévôt, A.S.H., J. Staehelin, G.L. Kok, R.D. Schillawski, B. Neininger, T. Staffelbach, A. Neftel, H. Wernli, and J. Dommen (1997): The Milan Photooxidant Plume. Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 102, No. D19, pp. 23,375-23,388, October 20, 1997.

BUWAL (1996a): POLLUMET - Luftverschmutzung und Meteorologie in der Schweiz (Schlussbericht). Neininger, B. und J. Dommen, Umwelt-Materialien Nr. 63 (Luft), Bundesamt für Umwelt, Wald und Landschaft, CH-3003 Bern (

BUWAL (1996b): Troposphärisches Ozon. P. Filliger, Schriftenreihe Umwelt Nr. 277 (Luft), Bundesamt für Umwelt, Wald und Landschaft, CH-3003 Bern (

OFEFP (1996): L'ozone troposphérique. Traduction par Gérard Gast du BUWAL, 1996b, Office fédéral de l'environnement, des forêts et du paysage, CH-3003 Berne (

UBA Wien (1996): Pannonisches Ozonprojekt (POP), Teilprojekt "Daten & Experimente". Report UBA-96-137, Umweltbundesamt, A-1090, Wien.

UBA Wien (1996): VOC-Messungen in Nordostösterreich im Rahmen des Pannonischen Ozonprojektes. Bericht UBA-BE-078, Umweltbundesamt, A-1090, Wien.

Neininger, B. et O. Liechti (1995): Smog estival en Suisse, observations aériennes 1990 à 1992. Pollution Atmosphérique, Octobre-Décembre 1995.

Neininger, B. (1995): Aircraft measurements in urban plumes in relation with modelling. Proceedings of EMEP-Workshop on the Control of Photochemical Oxidants over Europe, 24.-27. Oct. 1995, St. Gallen, Environmental Documentation No. 47, Air, Swiss Agency for the Environment, Forests and Landscape (SAEFL), CH-3003 Bern, Switzerland. 

Senatsverwaltung für Stadtentwicklung und Umweltschutz Berlin (1995): Flugzeug- und Bodenmessungen von Ozon und Vorläuferstoffen zur Abschätzung der Wirksamkeit von emissionsmindernden Maßnahmen im Grossraum Berlin-Brandenburg. Lentzeallee 12-14, D-14195 Berlin.

Greenhut, G.K., A.M. Jochum, and B. Neininger (1995): Boundary-layer turbulent transport and production/destruction of ozone during summertime smog episodes over the Swiss Plateau. Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 73, 357-372.

Elmiger, A., R. Köchle, A. Ryf, F. Chaperon (1995): Geodätische Alpentraverse Gotthard, S. 32-49 (Kapitel "Meteorologie-Flüge" in). Geodätisch-geophysikalische Arbeiten in der Schweiz, Band 50, S. 129-157. Schweizerische Geodätische Kommission, ETH, CH-8093 Zürich.

BUWAL (1994): Sommersmog-Messflüge 1990 bis 1992 - Zusammenfassender Überblick über lufthygienische Messflüge über dem Schweizer Mittelland, dem Tessin und der Westschweiz 1990 bis 1992. Autoren Neininger, B., A. Prévôt, J. Staehelin, M. Bäumle, Schriftenreihe BUWAL Umwelt-Materialien (Luft), Nr. 24, 138 S., Bundesamt für Umwelt, Wald und Landschaft (BUWAL), CH-3003 Bern  (

Neftel, A., T. Staffelbach, A. Sigg, J. Dommen and B. Neininger (1994): Chemistry of the photooxidants formation in the planetary boundary layer over the Swiss Plateau. Proc. of the 6th European Symposium on the physical-chemical behaviour of atmospheric pollutants in Varese, October 1993, 226-231.

Liechti, O. and B. Neininger (1993): ALPTHERM - a PC-based model for atmospheric convection over complex topography. OSTIV publications from Borlänge, Sweden. OSTIV Secretariat c/o DLR, D-82234 Oberpfaffenhofen. Preprint in Technical Soaring, 18/3, 1994, P.O. Box E, Hobbs, NM 88241

Ossing, F.J., B. Neininger, and M. Krauss (1993): Remote sensing and in-situ-measurements with a motorglider-based new concept aircraft. OSTIV publications from Borlänge, Sweden, preprint in Technical Soaring, 18/2, 1994, P.O. Box E, Hobbs, NM 88241.

Neininger, B. und R. Köchle (1992): Meteo-Erfassung und troposphärische Reduktion der Streckenmessungen. Geodätisch-geophysikalische Arbeiten in der Schweiz, Band 45, S. 129-157. Schweizerische Geodätische Kommission, ETH, CH-8093 Zürich.

Richner, H. and B. Neininger, 1991: The verification of balloon-derived turbulence parameters in an SF6-tracer experiment. EGS, XIV General Assembly Barcelona, 13-17 March 1989. Annales Geophysicae 9, 14-20, EGS - Springer-Verlag.

Neininger, B. (1987): Quasi-Lagrange'sche Turbulenzmessung mit Schwebeballonen in der planetaren Grenzschicht. Diss. Eidg. Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Nr. 8463; Lenticularis Verlag, Postfach 1109, CH-8152 Opfikon; 299 pp.

Neininger, B. and M.E. Reinhardt (1986): Meteorological aircraft data set of the "First Himalayan Soaring Expedition". DFVLR-FB 86-39; ISSN
0171-1342, Postfach 90 60 58, D-5000 Köln 90; 149 pp.

Neininger, B., M.E. Reinhardt and J. Kuettner (1986): Valley circulations as measured in the Himalaya by instrumented motor glider. Proc. Conf. on the Scient. Results of ALPEX, Venice; GARP Publ. Ser. No. 27, WMO Geneva, 501-508.

Neininger, B. und O. Liechti (1984): Local winds in the upper Rhone Valley. Geojournal, 8.3, Reidel Publish., 265-270.

Neininger, B., O. Liechti (1983): Mesoscale measurements for gliding forecast in an Alpine Valley. XVIIIth Congress of OSTIV in Hobbs/New Mexico, USA, 29 June - 9 July 1983. OSTIV c/o DLR, D-8031 Wessling, 175-179.

Neininger, B. (1982): Mesoklimatische Messungen im Oberwallis. XVII. Internationale Tagung für Alpine Meteorologie, Berchtesgaden, 21. - 25. Sept. 82; Annalen der Meteorologie, 19, Deutscher Wetterdienst, D-6050 Offenbach am Main, 105-107.

OLDER proceedings, internal reports, etc. (some are available via MetAir):

Schmitgen, Sandra; Geiß, Heiner; Neininger, Bruno; Kley, Dieter; Baeumle, Martin; Fuchs, Willi; Ciais, Philippe; Brunet, Yves; Berbigier, Paul (2002): The COCA-campaign: an attempt to derive the carbon exchange of a forested region using airborne CO2 and CO observations. Poster for Conference CarboEurope , March 2002.

A. Volz-Thomas, D. Mihelcic , S. Konrad, H.-W. Pätz, N. Houben,U. Platt, D. Perner, U. Corsmeier, B. Neininger:

A. Volz-Thomas, H. Geiss, A. Hofzumahaus, F. Holland, N. Kalthoff, S. Konrad, M. Möllmann-Coers, B. Neininger, M. Bäumle, H.W. Pätz: ESTIMATION OF HYDROXYL RADICAL CONCENTRATIONS FROM THE DAGRADATION OF REACTIVE HYDROCARBONS IN THE PLUMES OF FREIBURG AND BERLIN: COMPARISON WITH DIRECT MEASUREMENTS Abstracts for IAMAS conference, Tuesday 10 - Wednesday 18 July, 2001in Innsbruck.
Dommen, J., A.S.H. Prévôt, B. Neininger, N. Clark (1999): NOxTOy: A miniaturised new Instrument for reactive nitrogen oxides in the atmosphere. Annual Report 1999 PSI (Paul Scherrer Institute, CH-5652 Villigen)   download as pdf-file.

Konrad, Stephan (2000): Untersuchungen zur Radikalchemie in der Abluftfahne von Berlin - ein Beitrag zum Feldexperiment BERLIOZ. Dissertation (6.63 MB from

Graber W.K., R.T.W Siegwolf., M. Furger (1998):   CO2 and water exchange between a composite landscape  and the atmosphere  in the Alps. pp 107-114. in: K. Kovar, U. Tappeiner, N.E. Peters, R.G. Craig: Hydrology, water resources and ecology in Headwaters. Oxfordshire, 1998, pp 576.

Neininger, B. und M. Bäumle (2000): Untersuchungen zur Vergleichbarkeit der vom ZAL-Cottbus analysierten Kohlenwasserstoffproben während BERLIOZ. Schlussbericht zuhanden des Auftraggebers Forschungszentrum Jülich, 34 S.

Neininger, B., M. Lehning und M. Bäumle (2000): Schadstoffbilanzen für BERLIOZ: Berechnung von Massenflüssen der während dem Projekt BERLIOZ gemessenen Spurengase unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Flugzeugmessungen. Schlussbericht zum Auftrag BMBF/Uni Wuppertal, 26 S., mit Posterbeitrag am TFS Schlussseminar in Bonn, 28. Juni 2000.

Neininger, B. und M. Bäumle (2000): Flugmesskampagnen der MetAir seit 1997 – bewährtes Konzept, neue Messparameter: Vortrag und Kurzfassung im Tagungsband zur Mettools IV, 3. bis 5. April 2000 in Stuttgart.

Neininger, B., M. Bäumle, M. Lehning, O. Liechti, A. Eggert, M. Speicher und J. Alexander (1999): Lufthygienische Flugmessungen 1997 um und über Leipzig und im Erzgebirge. MetAir-Bericht für LfUG Sachsen.

Prévôt A., Dommen J., Bäumle M., 1998: Morning VOC concentration minima in the Mesolcina valley during the VOTALP experiment. Poster 9-39 presented at the EUROTRAC-2 conference in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Transport and Chemical Transformation in the Troposphere, Symp’98 EUROTRAC-2, Abstracts of Lectures and Posters, Ed. P. Borrell.

Prévôt A., Furger M., Neininger B., Poggio L., Graber W., Dommen J., 1998: Mesolcina valley = highly efficient air pump for vertical transport. In: Extended Abstracts of the VOTALP Open Workshop, January 1998, Vienna, Austria.

Furger M., Dommen J., Graber W.K., Poggio L., Prévôt A., Neininger B., 1998: The VOTALP Valley Campaign 1996 - Results and Climatological Evaluation. In:Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, 14-19 September 1998, Torino, Italy.

Furger, M., J. Dommen, W.K. Graber, L. Poggio, A. Prévôt, B. Neininger (1998): The VOTALP Valley Campaign 1996 - Results and Climatological Evaluation. Extended Abstract for ICAM-98.

Seibert P., Feldmann H., Memmesheimer M., Neininger B., Bäumle M., Reitebuch O., Trickl T., 1998: A Case Study of Ozone During South Foehn in the Eastern Alps. In: Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Alpine Meteorology, 14-19 September 1998, Torino, Italy.

Seibert, P., H. Feldmann, M. Memmesheimer, B. Neininger, M. Bäumle, O. Reitebuch, Th. Trickl (1998): A Case Study of Ozone During South Foehn in the Eastern Alps. Extended Abstract for ICAM-98.

Graber, W.K., B. Neininger, and M. Furger (1998): CO2 and water vapour exchange between an Alpine ecosystem and the atmosphere. Environmental Modelling & Software 13, p. 353-360.

Wotawa G., Kromp-Kolb H., Scheifinger H., Seibert P., Stohl A., Mursch-Radlgruber E., Rengarajan G., Furger M., Graber W., Neininger B., Gomiscek B., 1996: The EC project VOTALP - objectives and first results. In: Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Alpine Meteorology 1996 (ICAM 96), J. Rakovec, M. Zagar (eds.), September 9th-13th, 1996, Bled, Slovenia, 297-303.

Winiwarter, W., G. Musalek, J. Züger, and B. Neininger (1996): Using field measurements for the verification of an air emission inventory. Proceedings of the 26th International Symposium on Environmental Analytical Chemistry (ISEAC 26), Vienna, April 9-12, 1995.

Neininger, B. (1995b): Schlussbericht Schwebeballonflüge und Berechnungen zu Mischungsschichten für das Pannonische Ozonprojekt (POP), Kampagne 1995, im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Umwelt der Republik Österreich. MetAir AG, Postfach 9, 8308 Illnau.

Neininger, B. (1995a): Schlussbericht zu den Flugmessdaten für das Pannonische Ozonprojekt (POP-95) im Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Umwelt der Republik Österreich. MetAir AG, Postfach 9, 8308 Illnau.

Koßmann, M., U. Corsmeier, R. Vögtlin, A.M. Jochum, C. Strodl, H. Willeke, B. Neininger, W. Fuchs, W. Graber (1994): Aircraft intercomparison in the nested area during the TRACT campaign. EUROTRAC annual report 1993.

Prévôt, A.S.H., J. Staehelin, D. Brunner, A. Hering, B. Neininger, P. Fust (1994): Photo-Oxidants in the Southern Pre-Alpine Region of Switzerland and the Northern Part of Italy. Discussion of Field Measurements from Summer 1992. Proc. of the 6th European Symposium on the physical-chemical behaviour of atmospheric pollutants in Varese, October 1993, 519-524.

Neininger, B. und M. Bäumle [1994b]: Flugmessdaten der Vorstudie zu OSOSS (Oxidant Study Over Southern Switzerland). Ein Auftrag des Paul Scherrer Instituts (PSI). MetAir AG, CH-8308 Illnau.

Neininger, B. (editor, 1994): POLLUMET Field Phase Report 1993. 103 p. POLLUMET Coordination, Atmospheric Physics ETH, CH-8093 Zurich.

Neininger, B. (1994): Sommersmog-Messflüge bei Schio (Norditalien). Ein Auftrag von Dorsch-Consult, München. MetAir AG, Postfach 9, 8308 Illnau.

Neininger, B. (1994): Flugmessdaten Berlin 1994. Ein Auftrag der Länder Berlin und Brandenburg, vertreten durch die Fachhochschule Wildau. MetAir AG, Postfach 9, 8308 Illnau.

Neininger, B. (1994): Flugmessdaten des Ozonversuchs Heilbronn-Neckarsulm. Ein Auftrag der LfU Baden-Württemberg. MetAir AG, Postfach 9, 8308 Illnau.

Neininger, B. (1994): Flugmessdaten Freiburg - Schauinsland. Ein Auftrag der KfA Jülich. MetAir AG, Postfach 9, 8308 Illnau.

Neininger, B. (1994): Flugmessdaten für das Pannonische Ozonprojekt (POP), Kampagne 1994. Ein Auftrag des Bundesministeriums für Umwelt der Republik Österreich. MetAir AG, Postfach 9, 8308 Illnau.

Neininger, B. (1992): Sommersmog-Messflüge im Tessin und in der Westschweiz 1991, ein Auftrag des BUWAL. Teil I: Bericht, 65 S.; Teil II: Daten, 96 S. MetAir, Postfach 9, CH-8308 Illnau.

Chambost, Germain (1992): L'hélice retractable. Auteur: Germain Chambost. Science et Vie No. 892, Janvier 1992 (description of MetAir's Stemme S10 with many photos)