Henties Bay Aerosol Observatory (HBAO)


Gaetani, M., Pohl, B., Alvarez Castro, M. C., Flamant, C., and Formenti, P.: A weather regime characterisation of winter biomass aerosol transport from southern Africa, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. [preprint], https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2021-337, in review, 2021.


Klopper, D., Formenti, P., Namwoonde, A., Cazaunau, M., Chevaillier, S., Feron, A., Gaimoz, C., Hease, P., Lahmidi, F., Mirande-Bret, C., Triquet, S., Zeng, Z., and Piketh, S. J.: Chemical composition and source apportionment of atmospheric aerosols on the Namibian coast, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 15811–15833, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15811-2020, 2020.


Formenti, P., B. D’Anna, C. Flamant, M. Mallet, S.J. Piketh, K. Schepanski, F. Waquet, F. Auriol, G. Brogniez, F. Burnet, J. Chaboureau, A. Chauvigné, P. Chazette, C. Denjean, K. Desboeufs, J. Doussin, N. Elguindi, S. Feuerstein, M. Gaetani, C. Giorio, D. Klopper, M.D. Mallet, P. Nabat, A. Monod, F. Solmon, A. Namwoonde, C. Chikwililwa, R. Mushi, E.J. Welton, and B. Holben, 0: The Aerosols, Radiation and Clouds in southern Africa (AEROCLO-sA) field campaign in Namibia: overview, illustrative observations and way forward. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 0, https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0278.1

Chazette, P., Flamant, C., Totems, J., Gaetani, M., Smith, G., Baron, A., Landsheere, X., Desboeufs, K., Doussin, J.-F., and Formenti, P.: Evidence of the complexity of aerosol transport in the lower troposphere on the Namibian coast during AEROCLO-sA, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14979–15005, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14979-2019,


Formenti, P., Piketh, S. J., Namwoonde, A., Klopper, D., Burger, R., Cazaunau, M., Feron, A., Gaimoz, C., Broccardo, S., Walton, N., Desboeufs, K., Siour, G., Hanghome, M., Mafwila, S., Omoregie, E., Junkermann, W., and Maenhaut, W.: Three years of measurements of light-absorbing aerosols over coastal Namibia: seasonality, origin, and transport, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17003-17016, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17003-2018, 2018


Caponi, L., Formenti, P., Massabó, D., Di Biagio, C., Cazaunau, M., Pangui, E., Chevaillier, S., Landrot, G., Andreae, M. O., Kandler, K., Piketh, S., Saeed, T., Seibert, D., Williams, E., Balkanski, Y., Prati, P., and Doussin, J.-F.: Spectral- and size-resolved mass absorption efficiency of mineral dust aerosols in the shortwave spectrum: a simulation chamber study, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 7175-7191, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-7175-2017, 2017

Di Biagio, C., Formenti, P., Balkanski, Y., Caponi, L., Cazaunau, M., Pangui, E., Journet, E., Nowak, S., Caquineau, S., Andreae, M. O., Kandler, K., Saeed, T., Piketh, S., Seibert, D., Williams, E., and Doussin, J.-F.: Global scale variability of the mineral dust long-wave refractive index: a new dataset of in situ measurements for climate modeling and remote sensing, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 1901-1929, doi:10.5194/acp-17-1901-2017, 2017


Zuidema, P., J. Redemann, J. Haywood, R. Wood, S. Piketh, M. Hipondoka, and P. Formenti: Smoke and Clouds above the Southeast Atlantic: Upcoming Field Campaigns Probe Absorbing Aerosol’s Impact on Climate. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 97, 1131–1135, doi: 10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00082.1, 2016


Hersey, S.P., Garland, R.M., Crosbie, E., Shingler, T., Sorooshian, A., Piketh, S., and Burger, R.: An overview of regional and local characteristics of aerosols in South Africa using satellite, ground, and modeling data, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 4259-4278, doi:10.5194/acp-15-4259-2015, 2015.

Piketh, S.J., P. Formenti, E., Omoregie and G. Maggs-Köllings, Aerosols observations above Namibia: current research and plans for intensive field observations, papers presented at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (Washington DC) and NASA/Ames (California), sep 2015

Formenti, P. S.J. Piketh, E., Omoregie and G. Maggs-Köllings, Investigation of aerosol-climate interactions over Namibia, paper presented at Polytechnic of Namibia, Windhoek, Namibia, Oct 2015


Formenti, P., S.J. Piketh, and A. Naamwonde, Aerosols over the west coast of southern Africa, paper presented at Gobabeb, July 2014

Formenti, P., S.J. Piketh, and A. Naamwonde, Current research on aerosols over the west coast of southern Africa: results from observations at Henties Bay, paper presented at SANUMARC, Nov 2014


Walton, N.M., Piketh, S.J., Formenti, P., Chevaillier, S., Triquet, S and Mkhatshwa, G.: Aerosol Source Apportionment in Lephalale, South Africa, 16th IUAPPA World Clean Air Conference, Cape Town, 29 September - 4 October 2013.