Scientific journal papers published by COLOSSAL participants per year:

Conference papers published by COLOSSAL participants.

Scientific journal papers


1. Becerril-Valle, M., Coz, E., Prévôt, A. S. H., Močnik, G., Pandis, S. N., Sánchez de la Campa, A. M., Alastuey, A., Díaz, E., Pérez, R. M., Artíñano, B., Characterization of atmospheric black carbon and co-pollutants in urban and rural areas of Spain. Atmospheric Environment, 2017, 169:36-53. Full text here.

2. Lin, C., Ceburnis, D., Hellebust, S., Buckley, P., Wenger, J., Canonaco, F., Prévôt, A. S. H., Huang, R.-J., O’Dowd, C., Ovadnevaite, J., Characterization of Primary Organic Aerosol from Domestic Wood, Peat, and Coal Burning in Ireland. Environmental Science & Technology, 2017, 51:10624-10632. Full text here.

3. Patrón, D., Lyamani, H., Titos, G., Casquero-Vera, J. A., Cardell, C., Močnik, G., Alados-Arboledas, L., Olmo, F. J., Monumental heritage exposure to urban black carbon pollution. Atmospheric Environment, 2017, 170:22-32. Full text here.

4.  Zhang, Y., Tang, L., Croteau, P. L., Favez, O., Sun, Y., Canagaratna, M. R., Wang, Z., Couvidat, F., Albinet, A., Zhang, H., Sciare, J., Prévôt, A. S. H., Jayne, J. T., Worsnop, D. R., Field characterization of the PM2.5 Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor: insights into the composition, sources, and processes of fine particles in eastern China. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2017, 17:14501-14517. Full text here.

5. Corbin, J. C., Pieber, S. M., Czech, H., Zanatta, M., Jakobi, G., Massabò, D., Orasche, J., El Haddad, I., Mensah, A. A., Stengel, B., Drinovec, L., Mocnik, G., Zimmermann, R., Prévôt, A. S. H., Gysel, M., Brown and Black Carbon Emitted by a Marine Engine Operated on Heavy Fuel Oil and Distillate Fuels: Optical Properties, Size Distributions, and Emission Factors. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 2018, 123:6175-6195. Full text here.


6. Elser, M., El-Haddad, I., Maasikmets, M., Bozzetti, C., Wolf, R., Ciarelli, G., Slowik, J. G., Richter, R., Teinemaa, E., Hüglin, C., Baltensperger, U., Prévôt, A. S. H., High contributions of vehicular emissions to ammonia in three European cities derived from mobile measurements. Atmospheric Environment, 2018, 175:210-220. Full text here.

7. Ferrero, L., Močnik, G., Cogliati, S., Gregorič, A., Colombo, R., Bolzacchini, E., Heating Rate of Light Absorbing Aerosols: Time-Resolved Measurements, the Role of Clouds, and Source Identification. Environmental Science & Technology, 2018, 52:3546-3555. Full text here.

8. Galon-Negru, A. G., Olariu, R. I., Arsene, C., Chemical characteristics of size-resolved atmospheric aerosols in Iasi, north-eastern Romania: nitrogen-containing inorganic compounds control aerosol chemistry in the area. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2018, Full text here.

9. Gualtieri, M., Grollino, M. G., Consales, C., Costabile, F., Manigrasso, M., Avino, P., Aufderheide, M., Cordelli, E., Di Liberto, L., Petralia, E., Raschellà, G., Stracquadanio, M., Wiedensohler, A., Pacchierotti, F., Zanini, G., Is it the time to study air pollution effects under environmental conditions? A case study to support the shift of in vitro toxicology from the bench to the field. Chemosphere, 2018, 207:552-564. Full text here.

10. Kumar, N. K., Corbin, J. C., Bruns, E. A., Massabó, D., Slowik, J. G., Drinovec, L., Močnik, G., Prati, P., Vlachou, A., Baltensperger, U., Gysel, M., El-Haddad, I., Prévôt, A. S. H., Production of particulate brown carbon during atmospheric aging of residential wood-burning emissions. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2018, Full text here.

11. Lin, C., Huang, R.-J., Ceburnis, D., Buckley, P., Preissler, J., Wenger, J., Rinaldi, M., Facchini, M. C., O’Dowd, C., Ovadnevaite, J., Extreme air pollution from residential solid fuel burning. Nature Sustainability, 2018, 1:512-517. Full text here.

12. Németh, Z., Rosati, B., Zíková, N., Salma, I., Bozó, L., Dameto de España, C., Schwarz, J., Ždímal, V., Wonaschütz, A., Comparison of atmospheric new particle formation events in three Central European cities. Atmospheric Environment, 2018, 178:191-197. Full text here.

13. Ots, R., Heal, M. R., Young, D. E., Williams, L. R., Allan, J. D., Nemitz, E., Di Marco, C., Detournay, A., Xu, L., Ng, N. L., Coe, H., Herndon, S. C., Mackenzie, I. A., Green, D. C., Kuenen, J. J. P., Reis, S., Vieno, M., Modelling carbonaceous aerosol from residential solid fuel burning with different assumptions for emissions. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2018, 18:4497-4518. Full text here.

14. Pandolfi, M., Alados-Arboledas, L., Alastuey, A., Andrade, M., Angelov, C., Artiñano, B., Backman, J., Baltensperger, U., Bonasoni, P., Bukowiecki, N., Collaud Coen, M., Conil, S., Coz, E., Crenn, V., Dudoitis, V., Ealo, M., Eleftheriadis, K., Favez, O., Fetfatzis, P., Fiebig, M., Flentje, H., Ginot, P., Gysel, M., Henzing, B., Hoffer, A., Holubova Smejkalova, A., Kalapov, I., Kalivitis, N., Kouvarakis, G., Kristensson, A., Kulmala, M., Lihavainen, H., Lunder, C., Luoma, K., Lyamani, H., Marinoni, A., Mihalopoulos, N., Moerman, M., Nicolas, J., O’Dowd, C., Petäjä, T., Petit, J. E., Pichon, J. M., Prokopciuk, N., Putaud, J. P., Rodríguez, S., Sciare, J., Sellegri, K., Swietlicki, E., Titos, G., Tuch, T., Tunved, P., Ulevicius, V., Vaishya, A., Vana, M., Virkkula, A., Vratolis, S., Weingartner, E., Wiedensohler, A., Laj, P., A European aerosol phenomenology – 6: scattering properties of atmospheric aerosol particles from 28 ACTRIS sites. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2018, 18:7877-7911. Full text here.

15. Pikridas, M., Vrekoussis, M., Sciare, J., Kleanthous, S., Vasiliadou, E., Kizas, C., Savvides, C., Mihalopoulos, N., Spatial and temporal (short and long-term) variability of submicron, fine and sub-10 μm particulate matter (PM1, PM2.5, PM10) in Cyprus. Atmospheric Environment, 2018, 191:79-93. Full text here.

16. Weber, S., Uzu, G., Calas, A., Chevrier, F., Besombes, J. L., Charron, A., Salameh, D., Ježek, I., Močnik, G., Jaffrezo, J. L., An apportionment method for the oxidative potential of atmospheric particulate matter sources: application to a one-year study in Chamonix, France. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2018, 18:9617-9629. Full text here.

17. Zhang, Y., Favez, O., Canonaco, F., Liu, D., Močnik, G., Amodeo, T., Sciare, J., Prévôt, A. S. H., Gros, V., Albinet, A., Evidence of major secondary organic aerosol contribution to lensing effect black carbon absorption enhancement. npj Climate and Atmospheric Science, 2018, 1:47. Full text here.


18. Äijälä, M., Daellenbach, K. R., Canonaco, F., Heikkinen, L., Junninen, H., Petäjä, T., Kulmala, M., Prévôt, A. S. H., Ehn, M., Constructing a data-driven receptor model for organic and inorganic aerosol – a synthesis analysis of eight mass spectrometric data sets from a boreal forest site. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2019, 19:3645-3672. Full text here.

19. Blanco-Alegre, C., Calvo, A. I., Coz, E., Castro, A., Oduber, F., Prévôt, A. S. H., Močnik, G., Fraile, R., Quantification of source specific black carbon scavenging using an aethalometer and a disdrometer. Environmental Pollution, 2019, 246:336-345. Full text here.

20. Freney, E., Zhang, Y., Croteau, P., Amodeo, T., Williams, L., Truong, F., Petit, J.-E., Sciare, J., Sarda-Esteve, R., Bonnaire, N., Arumae, T., Aurela, M., Bougiatioti, A., Mihalopoulos, N., Coz, E., Artinano, B., Crenn, V., Elste, T., Heikkinen, L., Poulain, L., Wiedensohler, A., Herrmann, H., Priestman, M., Alastuey, A., Stavroulas, I., Tobler, A., Vasilescu, J., Zanca, N., Canagaratna, M., Carbone, C., Flentje, H., Green, D., Maasikmets, M., Marmureanu, L., Minguillon, M. C., Prevot, A. S. H., Gros, V., Jayne, J., Favez, O., The second ACTRIS inter-comparison (2016) for Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitors (ACSM): Calibration protocols and instrument performance evaluations. Aerosol Science and Technology, 2019, 53:830-842. Full text here.

21. Greilinger, M., Drinovec, L., Močnik, G., Kasper-Giebl, A., Evaluation of measurements of light transmission for the determination of black carbon on filters from different station types. Atmospheric Environment, 2019, 198:1-11. Full text here.

22. Jiang, J., Aksoyoglu, S., Ciarelli, G., Oikonomakis, E., El-Haddad, I., Canonaco, F., O’Dowd, C., Ovadnevaite, J., Minguillón, M. C., Baltensperger, U., Prévôt, A. S. H., Effects of two different biogenic emission models on modelled ozone and aerosol concentrations in Europe. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2019, 19:3747-3768. Full text here.

23. Lin, C., Ceburnis, D., Huang, R.-J., Canonaco, F., Prévôt, A. S. H., #039, Dowd, C., Ovadnevaite, J., Summertime Aerosol over the West of Ireland Dominated by Secondary Aerosol during Long-Range Transport. Atmosphere, 2019, 10:59. Full text here.

24. Mircea, M., Bessagnet, B., D’Isidoro, M., Pirovano, G., Aksoyoglu, S., Ciarelli, G., Tsyro, S., Manders, A., Bieser, J., Stern, R., Vivanco, M. G., Cuvelier, C., Aas, W., Prévôt, A. S. H., Aulinger, A., Briganti, G., Calori, G., Cappelletti, A., Colette, A., Couvidat, F., Fagerli, H., Finardi, S., Kranenburg, R., Rouïl, L., Silibello, C., Spindler, G., Poulain, L., Herrmann, H., Jimenez, J. L., Day, D. A., Tiitta, P., Carbone, S., EURODELTA III exercise: An evaluation of air quality models’ capacity to reproduce the carbonaceous aerosol. Atmospheric Environment: X, 2019, 2:100018. Full text here.

25. Vlachou, A., Tobler, A., Lamkaddam, H., Canonaco, F., Daellenbach, K. R., Jaffrezo, J. L., Minguillón, M. C., Maasikmets, M., Teinemaa, E., Baltensperger, U., El Haddad, I., Prévôt, A. S. H., Development of a versatile source apportionment analysis based on positive matrix factorization: a case study of the seasonal variation of organic aerosol sources in Estonia. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2019, 19:7279-7295. Full text here.

26. Belis, C., Favez, O., Mircea, M., Diapouli, E., Manousakas, M.-I., Vratolis, S., Gilardoni, S., Paglione, M., Decesari, S., Mocnik, G., Mooibroek, D., Salvador, P., Takahama, S., Vecchi, R., Paatero, P., European Guide on Air Pollution Source Apportionment with Receptor Models. EUR 29816 EN, Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg,, 2019 (revised version), ISBN 978-92-76-09001-4. Full text here.


27. Belis, C. A., Pernigotti, D., Pirovano, G., Favez, O., Jaffrezo, J. L., Kuenen, J., Denier van Der Gon, H., Reizer, M., Riffault, V., Alleman, L. Y., Almeida, M., Amato, F., Angyal, A., Argyropoulos, G., Bande, S., Beslic, I., Besombes, J. L., Bove, M. C., Brotto, P., Calori, G., Cesari, D., Colombi, C., Contini, D., De Gennaro, G., Di Gilio, A., Diapouli, E., El Haddad, I., Elbern, H., Eleftheriadis, K., Ferreira, J., Vivanco, M. G., Gilardoni, S., Golly, B., Hellebust, S., Hopke, P. K., Izadmanesh, Y., Jorquera, H., Krajsek, K., Kranenburg, R., Lazzeri, P., Lenartz, F., Lucarelli, F., Maciejewska, K., Manders, A., Manousakas, M., Masiol, M., Mircea, M., Mooibroek, D., Nava, S., Oliveira, D., Paglione, M., Pandolfi, M., Perrone, M., Petralia, E., Pietrodangelo, A., Pillon, S., Pokorna, P., Prati, P., Salameh, D., Samara, C., Samek, L., Saraga, D., Sauvage, S., Schaap, M., Scotto, F., Sega, K., Siour, G., Tauler, R., Valli, G., Vecchi, R., Venturini, E., Vestenius, M., Waked, A., Yubero, E., Evaluation of receptor and chemical transport models for PM10 source apportionment. Atmospheric Environment: X, 2020, 5:100053. Full text here.

Conference papers

1. We had a COLOSSAL special session at the European Aerosol Conference 2019, EAC2019, entitled “Source Apportionment of Organics, Black/brown Carbon Using On-line Instrumentation” where 12 oral presentations and 19 poster presentation were presented. Gothenburg, Sweden, 25-30 August 2019,

**More info about presented publications at the EAC2019 available here

2. European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly 2018 Vienna, Austria, 8-13 April 2018. Link
Maria Cruz Minguillon, Andre Prevot, Veronique Riffault, Olivier Favez, Stefania Gilardoni, Grisa Mocnik, Stephen Platt, David Green, Jurgita Ovadnevaite, Anne Kasper-Giebl, Andres Alastuey, Luminita Marmureanu, Axel Eriksson, Dunja Sokolovic, and the COLOSSAL Team, COST Action CA16109 COLOSSAL Chemical On-Line cOmpoSition and Source Apportionment of fine aerosol. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 20, EGU2018-19220-1, 2018 EGU General Assembly 2018. Abstract here.  Poster here.

3. PM2018, Italian aerosol conference, Matera, Italy, 22-25 May 2018. Link.
S. Gilardoni, A. Marinoni, F. Volpi, D.A. Orsini, P. Cristofanelli, D. Putero, M. Rinaldi, M. Paglione, I. El Haddad, M. Aurela, J. Pauraite, V. Ulevicius, D. Bacco, V. Poluzzi, P. Bonasoni. Optical properties of secondary organic aerosol at three platforms during ACTRIS-2. Abstract here

4. International Aerosol Conference 2018, IAC2018. Saint Louis Missouri USA, 2-7 September 2018. Link
S. Gilardoni, A. Marinoni, F. Volpi, D.A. Orsini, P. Cristofanelli, D. Putero, M. Rinaldi, M. Paglione, I. El Haddad, M. Aurela, J. Pauraite, V. Ulevicius, D. Bacco, V. Poluzzi, P. Bonasoni. Brown Carbon at Three Platforms During the Actris-2 Experiment in Summertime in the Po Valley (Italy). Abstract here 

*** Info about ITC Conference grant papers available here.