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June 2017: The WCRP/SPARC WAVAS-II Initiative: Quality assessment of stratospheric water vapour records from contemporary satellites

May 2017: Subsidence during a major stratospheric warming observed and modelled

April 2017: Global OCS distribution derived from MIPAS measurements

March 2017: Global CO2 distributions from MIPAS

February 2017: MIPAS measures heavy ozone in the stratosphere

January 2017: First detection of ammonia in the upper troposphere

December 2016: A new approach to the Brewer-Dobson Circulation: The direct inversion of the continuity equation

November 2016: MIPAS HCFC-22 used as a tracer for pollutant transport through the Asian monsoon anticyclone

October 2016: Natural ozone variability over Bern explained

September 2016: Reconstruction of energetic particle produced NOy for climate calculations

August 2016:  Millennium water vapour drop was caused by an interplay of ENSO and QBO

July 2016: MIPAS CFC-11 and CFC-12 validated

June 2016: MIPAS provides measurements of the total ice volume of noctilucent clouds, for the first time at all relevant latitudes

May 2016: HCFC-22 is a perfect tracer for troposphere-stratosphere transport

April 2016: MIPAS nitrous oxide profiles validated

March 2016: MIPAS detects a tropical COS-sink

February 2016: MIPAS methane succesfully validated

January 2016: Reassessment of MIPAS age of air trends

December 2015: Revised retrieval of methane and nitrous oxide from MIPAS-ENVISAT

November 2015: Microwave spectrometer measurements over Bern indicate ozone recovery

October 2015: A solar signal in stratospheric water vapour

September 2015: MIPAS temperatures help to merge SSU and AMSU data

August 2015: Simulations of the isotopic composition of stratospheric water vapour

July 2015: No more trouble with averaging kernels!

June 2015: Volcanic eruptions visible in MIPAS SO2 data

May 2015: Stratospheric sulfur simulated by the chemistry climate model EMAC and measured by MIPAS

April 2015: Variability of stratospheric mean age of air: local effects of residual circulation and eddy mixing

March 2015: Seasonal cycle of MIPAS HCN at 14 km altitude

February 2015: Energetic particle precipitation produced NOy linked to geomagnetic activity variations

January 2015: MIPAS ozone successfully validated

December 2014: Low temperatures after sudden stratospheric warming lead to atypical atmospheric composition

November 2014: Circulation changes explain the vertical structure of stratospheric water vapour changes

October 2014: Gaussian Error Propagation not applicable to the Smoothing Error

September 2014: MIPAS data used for GOMOS validation

August 2014: MIPAS performs well in SPARC Data Initiative ozone intercomparison

July 2014: The Montreal protocol saves the ozone layer

June 2014: Solar rotation and geomagnetic storms affect mesospheric NO2

May 2014: First full quantification of EPP produced NOy contribution to the stratospheric budget

April 2014: MIPAS ozone trends reveal distinctly resolved complex patterns

March 2014: MIPAS data used for model initialisation to test an improved nitric acid trihydrate (NAT) nucleation scheme

February 2014: MIPAS H2O in the SPARC data initiative

January 2014: Multispectral ozone retrievals detect ozone plume

December 2013: MIPAS observation of sulphur dioxide (SO2) in the stratosphere

November 2013: Variations in middle atmospheric water vapor from 2004 to 2013

October 2013: MIPAS helps to validate SMILES ozone

September 2013: Temporal variation of water vapor around the stratopause

August 2013: Still an issue: stratospheric chlorine

July 2013: O3-N2O tracer-tracer correlations in the tropics provide unambiguous model diagnostics

June 2013: Not as trivial as one might think: the standard error of the mean

May 2013: Rise and fall of solar proton generated NOx

April 2013: 100 000 000 th MIPAS result archived

March 2013: MIPAS observes Australian bushfire emissions in the stratosphere

February 2013: MIPAS observed large solar proton events in 2012

January 2013: Unexpected trends of CFC-11 and CFC-12 in the middle stratosphere hint towards changes in the meridional circulation

December 2012: LATEST NEWS: IMK wins MIPAS round robin

November 2012: MIPAS HDO/δD observations help to detect and diagnose biases of processes controlling tropospheric humidity in atmospheric general circulation models (GCMs)

October 2012: The natural greenhouse effect of N2 and O2 in the infrared

September 2012: How to average logarithmic retrievals?

August 2012: LIMS measurements revisited: EPP effects on stratosphere in winter 1978-1979 are typical for Arctic

July 2012: Comparisons of broadband radiative transfer calculations with MIPAS spectra

June 2012: MIPAS detects pollutants in the upper troposphere

May 2012: First global data set on mean age of stratospheric air and its temporal variations derived from MIPAS

April 2012: MIPAS HOCl Climatologies

March 2012: MIPAS IMK/IAA V4O temperature, water vapor, and ozone data successfully validated

February 2012: Aura/MLS and Envisat/MIPAS monitor the exceptionally cold Arctic winter 2010/2011

January 2012: Arctic winter 2010/2011 at the brink of an ozone hole

December 2011: Satellite data reveal: The position of the subtropical transport barrier varies with season and QBO cycle

November 2011: Validation of the MIPAS HDO dataset with other satellite observations

October 2011: The comprehensive HEPPA model vs. MIPAS data comparison now published

September 2011: Can thermal infrared nadir sounding provide information on air composition in the boundary layer?

August 2011: MIPAS provides first global day- and nighttime temperature and NO measurements in the thermosphere

July 2011: MIPAS observations of H2O2 during the Solar Proton Event in January 2005 indicate deficiencies in HOx modeling

June 2011: Air Quality Measurements from Satellite

May 2011: Development of the low ozone in the polar vortex during February and March 2011

April 2011: Record low ozone over the Arctic

March 2011: IMK MIPAS data are used within numerous SPARC related initiatives

February 2011: MIPAS helps to validate ozone predictions by Chemistry-Climate Models

January 2011: Impact of temperature field inhomogeneities on MIPAS retrievals

December 2010: Do vibrationally excited OH molecules affect middle and upper atmospheric chemistry?

November 2010: Ozone loss due to high energetic solar protons

October 2010: Influence of the Indian Summer Monsoon on Water vapor and ozone concentrations in the tropopause region

September 2010: Data inhomogeneities can distort trend analysis

August 2010: MIPAS provides first observational evidence of the coupling from the lower atmosphere to the thermosphere during a major stratospheric warming

July 2010: New Compute Cluster for MIPAS data processing

June 2010: MIPAS observes formic acid in the upper troposphere

May 2010: Oxidation of hydrogen contributes by ~ 0.4 ppm to the water vapour budget in the equatorial upper stratosphere

April 2010: MIPAS measurements of deuterated water provide constraints on the role of convection for dehydration processes near the tropical tropopause

March 2010: 2008/2009 Polar Winter Chemistry and Dynamics as Seen by MLS/Aura and MIPAS/Envisat

February 2010: Biomass burning and industrial pollution mapped by MIPAS HCN and C2H6

January 2010: MIPAS can see polar mesospheric clouds

December 2009: Polluted air trapped in the Asian monsoon anticyclone near the tropopause

November 2009: Consistent MIPAS and CALIPSO observations of PSC

October 2009: MIPAS-IMK water vapour data validated

September 2009: Relative humidity over ice

August 2009: MIPAS Polar Stratospheric Cloud measurements revisited

July 2009: MIPAS is still alive

June 2009: Upper stratospheric/mesospheric vortex breakdown

May 2009: MIPAS confirms Stimpfle et al. formation rates for HOCl

April 2009: Horizontal Resolution of MIPAS

March 2009: bromine nitrate