Dr Andreas Heckel
Research Officer
Telephone: (01792) 602054
Room: Postgraduate Ofice - 226 B
Second Floor
Wallace Building
Singleton Campus

Areas of Expertise

  • Remote sensing of the earth using satellite data in the UV-VIS-IR range
  • Retrieval of atmospheric composition (aerosol / trace gases) and surface reflectance)


  1. & Improvements to the retrieval of tropospheric NO2 from satellite – stratospheric correction using SCIAMACHY limb/nadir matching and comparison to Oslo CTM2 simulations. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 6(3), 565-584.
  2. The inter-comparison of major satellite aerosol retrieval algorithms using simulated intensity and polarization characteristics of reflected light. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 3(4), 909-932.
  3. Influence of low spatial resolution a priori data on tropospheric NO2 satellite retrievals. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 4(9), 1805-1820.
  4. Aerosol retrieval experiments in the ESA Aerosol_cci project. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 6(8), 1919-1957.
  5. et. al. Evaluation of seven European aerosol optical depth retrieval algorithms for climate analysis. Remote Sensing of Environment 162, 295-315.