Modular Earth Submodel System (MESSy)


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Williams, J., T. Custer, H. Riede, R. Sander, P. Jöckel, P. Hoor, A. Pozzer, S. Wong-Zehnpfennig, Z. Hosaynali Beygi, H. Fischer, V. Gros, A. Colomb, B. Bonsang, N. Yassaa, I. Peeken, E. L. Atlas, C. M. Waluda, J. A. van Aardenne and J. Lelieveld, Assessing the effect of marine isoprene and ship emissions on ozone, using modelling and measurements from the South Atlantic Ocean, Environmental Chemistry, 7(2), 171-182, doi:10.1071/EN09154, 2010.

Gromov, S., Jöckel, P., Sander, R., and Brenninkmeijer, C. A. M.: A kinetic chemistry tagging technique and its application to modelling the stable isotopic composition of atmospheric trace gases, Geosci. Model Dev., 3, 337-364, 2010.

Baumgaertner, A. J. G., Jöckel, P., Steil, B., Tost, H., and Sander, R.: A fast stratospheric chemistry solver: the E4CHEM submodel for the atmospheric chemistry global circulation model EMAC, Geosci. Model Dev., 3, 321-328, doi:10.5194/gmd-3-321-2010, 2010.

Baumgaertner, A. J. G., Jöckel, P., Riede, H., Stiller, G., and Funke, B.: Energetic particle precipitation in ECHAM5/MESSy - Part 2: Solar Proton Events, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 7285-7302, 2010.

Pozzer, A., Pollmann, J., Taraborrelli, D., Jöckel, P., Helmig, D., Tans, P., Hueber, J., and Lelieveld, J.: Observed and simulated global distribution and budget of atmospheric C2-C5 alkanes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 4403-4422, 2010.

Tost, H., M. G. Lawrence, C. Brühl, P. Jöckel, The GABRIEL Team, and The SCOUT-O3-DARWIN/ACTIVE Team, Uncertainties in atmospheric chemistry modelling due to convection parameterisations and subsequent scavenging, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 1931-1951, 2010.

Wetzel, G., Oelhaf, H., Kirner, O., Ruhnke, R., Friedl-Vallon, F., Kleinert, A., Maucher, G., Fischer, H., Birk, M., Wagner, G., and Engel, A.: First remote sensing measurements of ClOOCl along with ClO and ClONO2 in activated and deactivated Arctic vortex conditions using new ClOOCl IR absorption cross sections, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 931-945, 2010.


Palazzi, E., Fierli, F., Cairo, F., Cagnazzo, C., Di Donfrancesco, G., Manzini, E., Ravegnani, F., Schiller, C., D'Amato, F., and Volk, C. M.: Diagnostics of the Tropical Tropopause Layer from in-situ observations and CCM data, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 9349-9367, 2009.

Pozzer, A., Jöckel, P., and Van Aardenne, J.: The influence of the vertical distribution of emissions on tropospheric chemistry, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 9417-9432, 2009.

Ganzeveld, L., D. Helmig, C. W. Fairall, J. Hare, and A. Pozzer, Atmosphere-ocean ozone exchange: A global modeling study of biogeochemical, atmospheric, and waterside turbulence dependencies, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 23, GB4021, doi:10.1029/2008GB003301, 2009.

Riede, H., Jöckel, P., and Sander, R., Quantifying atmospheric transport, chemistry, and mixing using a new trajectory-box model and a global atmospheric-chemistry GCM Geosci. Model Dev., 2, 267-280, 2009.

Burrows, S. M., Butler, T., Jöckel, P., Tost, H., Kerkweg, A., Pöschl, U., and Lawrence, M. G.: Bacteria in the global atmosphere - Part 2: Modeling of emissions and transport between different ecosystems, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 9281-9297, 2009.

Franke, K., Richter, A., Bovensmann, H., Eyring, V., Jöckel, P., Hoor, P., and Burrows, J. P., Ship emitted NO2 in the Indian Ocean: comparison of model results with satellite data, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 7289-7301, 2009.

Mangold, A., J.-U. Grooß, H. De Backer, O. Kirner, R. Ruhnke, and R. Müller, A model study of the January 2006 low total ozone episode over Western Europe and comparison with ozone sonde data, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 6429-6451, 2009.

Khosrawi, F., R. Müller, M. H. Proffitt, R. Ruhnke, O. Kirner, P. Jöckel, J.-U. Grooß, J. Urban, D. Murtagh, and H. Nakajima, Evaluation of CLaMS, KASIMA and ECHAM5/MESSy1 simulations in the lower stratosphere using observations of Odin/SMR and ILAS/ILAS-II, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 5759-5783, 2009.

Taraborrelli, D., Lawrence, M. G., Butler, T. M., Sander, R., and Lelieveld, J.: Mainz Isoprene Mechanism 2 (MIM2): an isoprene oxidation mechanism for regional and global atmospheric modelling, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 2751-2777, 2009.

Baumgaertner, A. J. G., P. Jöckel, C. Brühl, Energetic particle precipitation in ECHAM5/MESSy1 - Part 1: Downward transport of upper atmospheric NOx produced by low energy electrons, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 2729-2740, 2009.

Steinkamp, J., Ganzeveld, L. N., Wilcke, W., and Lawrence, M. G.: Influence of modelled soil biogenic NO emissions on related trace gases and the atmospheric oxidizing efficiency, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 2663-2677, 2009.

Lelieveld, J., P. Hoor, P. Jöckel, A. Pozzer1 P. Hadjinicolaou, J.-P. Cammas, and S. Beirle, Severe ozone air pollution in the Persian Gulf region, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 1393-1406, 2009.


Kirner, O., Prozessstudien der stratosphärischen Chemie und Dynamik mit Hilfe des Chemie-Klima-Modells ECHAM5/MESSy1 Dissertation, Universität Karsruhe, 2008.

Kerkweg, A., P. Jöckel, N. Warwick, S. Gebhardt, C.A.M. Brenninkmeijer, and J. Lelieveld, Consistent simulation of bromine chemistry from the marine boundary layer to the stratosphere - Part 2: Bromocarbons, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 5919-5939, 2008.

Kerkweg, A., P. Jöckel, A. Pozzer, H. Tost, R. Sander, M. Schulz, P. Stier, E. Vignati, J. Wilson, and J. Lelieveld, Consistent simulation of bromine chemistry from the marine boundary layer to the stratosphere, Part I: model description, sea salt aerosols and pH, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 5899-5917, 2008.

Jöckel, P., A. Kerkweg, J. Buchholz-Dietsch, H. Tost, R. Sander, and A. Pozzer, Technical Note: Coupling of chemical processes with the Modular Earth Submodel System (MESSy) submodel TRACER, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 1677-1687, 2008.


Tarasova, O. A., C. A. M. Brenninkmeijer, P. Jöckel, A. M. Zvyagintsev, and G. I. Kuznetsov, A climatology of surface ozone in the extra tropics: cluster analysis of observations and model results, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 6099-6117, 2007.

Brühl, C., B. Steil, G. Stiller, B. Funke, and P. Jöckel, Nitrogen compounds and ozone in the stratosphere: comparison of MIPAS satellite data with the chemistry climate model ECHAM5/MESSy1, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 5585-5598, 2007.

Lauer, A., V. Eyring, J. Hendricks, P. Jöckel, and U. Lohmann, Global model simulations of the impact of ocean-going ships on aerosols, clouds, and the radiation budget, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 5061-5079, 2007.

Tost, H., P. Jöckel, and J. Lelieveld, Lightning and convection parameterisations - uncertainties in global modelling, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 4553-4568, 2007.

Stiller, G. P., T. von Clarmann, C. Brühl, H. Fischer, B. Funke, N. Glatthor, U. Grabowski, M. Höpfner, P. Jöckel, S. Kellmann, M. Kiefer, A. Linden, M. López-Puertas, G. Mengistu Tsidu, M. Milz, T. Steck and B. Steil, Global distributions of HO2NO2 as observed by the Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding (MIPAS), J. Geophys. Res., 112, D09314, doi:10.1029/2006JD007212, 2007.

Kerkweg, A., R. Sander, H. Tost, P. Jöckel, and J. Lelieveld, Technical Note: Simulation of detailed aerosol chemistry on the global scale using MECCA-AERO, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 2973-2985, 2007.

Pozzer, A., Simulating short lived carbonaceous compounds with an atmospheric chemistry general circulation model, Dissertation, University Mainz, 2007.

Nissen, K. M., K. Matthes, U. Langematz, and B. Mayer, Towards a better representation of the solar cycle in general circulation models, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 5391-5400, 2007.

Lelieveld, J., C. Brühl, P. Jöckel, B. Steil, P. J. Crutzen, H. Fischer, M. A. Giorgetta, P. Hoor, M. G. Lawrence, R. Sausen, and H. Tost, Stratospheric dryness: model simulations and satellite observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 1313-1332, 2007.

Metzger, S., J. Lelieveld, Reformulating atmospheric aerosol thermodynamics and hygroscopic growth into fog, haze and clouds, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 3163-3193, 2007.

Tost, H., P. Jöckel, A. Kerkweg, A. Pozzer, R. Sander, J. Lelieveld, Global cloud and precipitation chemistry and wet deposition: tropospheric model simulations with ECHAM5/MESSy1, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 2733-2757, 2007.

Pozzer, A., P. Jöckel, H. Tost, R. Sander, L. Ganzeveld, A. Kerkweg, J. Lelieveld, Simulating organic species with the global atmospheric chemistry general circulation model ECHAM5/MESSy1: a comparison of model results with observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 2527-2550, 2007.


Tost, H., P. Jöckel, J. Lelieveld, Influence of different convection parameterisations in a GCM, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 5475-5493, 2006.

Pozzer, A., P. Jöckel, R. Sander, L. Ganzeveld, J. Lelieveld, Technical note: The MESSy-submodel AIRSEA calculating the air-sea exchange of chemical species, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 5435-5444, 2006.

Jöckel, P., H. Tost, A. Pozzer, C. Brühl, J. Buchholz, L. Ganzeveld, P. Hoor, A. Kerkweg, M. G. Lawrence, R. Sander, B. Steil, G. Stiller, M. Tanarhte, D. Taraborrelli, J. van Aardenne, J. Lelieveld, The atmospheric chemistry general circulation model ECHAM5/MESSy1: consistent simulation of ozone from the surface to the mesosphere, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 5067-5104, 2006.

Kerkweg, A., J. Buchholz, L. Ganzeveld, A. Pozzer, H. Tost, P. Jöckel Technical Note: An implementation of the dry removal processes DRY DEPosition and SEDImentation in the Modular Earth Submodel System (MESSy) Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 4617-4632, 2006.

Tost, H., Global Modelling of Cloud, Convection and Precipitation Influences on Trace Gases and Aerosols, Dissertation, University Bonn, 2006.

Kerkweg, A., R. Sander, H. Tost, P. Jöckel, Technical note: Implementation of prescribed (OFFLEM), calculated (ONLEM), and pseudo-emissions (TNUDGE) of chemical species in the Modular Earth Submodel System (MESSy), Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 3603-3609, 2006.

Jöckel, P., Technical note: Recursive rediscretisation of geo-scientific data in the Modular Earth Submodel System (MESSy), Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 3557-3562, 2006.

Tost, H., P. Jöckel, A. Kerkweg, R. Sander, J. Lelieveld, Technical note: A new comprehensive SCAVenging submodel for global atmospheric chemistry modelling, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 565-574, 2006.


Kerkweg, A., Global Modelling of Atmospheric Halogen Chemistry in the Marine Boundary Layer, Dissertation, University Bonn, 2005.

Buchholz, J., Simulations of physics and chemistry of polar stratospheric clouds with a general circulation model, Dissertation, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, 2005.

Sander, R., A. Kerkweg, P. Jöckel, and J. Lelieveld, Technical Note: The new comprehensive atmospheric chemistry module MECCA, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 5, 445-450, 2005.

Jöckel, P., R. Sander, A. Kerkweg, H. Tost, and J. Lelieveld, Technical Note: The Modular Earth Submodel System (MESSy) - a new approach towards Earth System Modeling, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 5, 433-444, 2005.


Traub, M. A., Lagrangian transport evaluation of atmospheric chemistry in the Mediterranean region, Dissertation, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, 2004.

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