Contact details and Curriculum Vitae
Ir. Henk Klein Baltink
   Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)
Utrechtseweg 297, De Bilt, the Netherlands
phone: +31 302206476
fax: +31 302210407
Ir. Henk Klein Baltink is employed by KNMI since 1993. His main interest and expertise is in the field of remote sensing of the atmospheric boundary layer and clouds. Before joining KNMI he worked on remote sensing applications, instrument development, and related research at Ministery of Public Works and Transport. He participated in a COST project on windprofiler measurements and was manager of one of the first projects on GPS water vapour measurements for operational meteorology and climate research executed in the Netherlands. Since 2001 his work is focussed on cloud observations with the KNMI 35 GHz cloudradar. From 2008 till 2011 he was a member f the WMO CIMO Expert Team on upper-air observations which mainly dealt with radiosonde intercomparison. He is also strongly involved in the development and content management of the CESAR database.

Peer reviewed CESAR related Journal Articles with Henk Klein Baltink as (co-)author
Arrillaga Jon A., Jordi Vila-Guerau de Arellano, Fred Bosveld, Henk Klein Baltink, Carlos Yague, Mariano Sastre, Carlos Roman-Cascon
   Impacts of afternoon and evening sea-breeze fronts on local turbulence, and on CO2 and radon-222 transport
Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 2018, 144, 990 - 1011, doi:10.1002/qj.3252
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de Bruine, M.; Apituley, A.; Donovan, D.; Klein Baltink, H.; de Haij, M.
   Pathfinder: Applying graph theory for consistent tracking of daytime mixed layer height with backscatter lidar
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques Discussions, 2017, 2016, 1-26, doi:10.5194/amt-10-1893-2017
( no abstract available)
Frieß, U., Klein Baltink, H., Beirle, S., Clémer, K., Hendrick, F., Henzing, B., Irie, H., de Leeuw, G., Li, A., Moerman, M. M., van Roozendael, M., Shaiganfar, R., Wagner, T., Wang, Y., Xie, P., Yilmaz, S., and Zieger, P.
   Intercomparison of aerosol extinction profiles retrieved from MAX-DOAS measurements
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 2016, 9, 3205-3222, doi:10.5194/amt-9-3205-2016
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Koffi, E. N.; Bergamaschi, P.; Karstens, U.; Krol, M.; Segers, A.; Schmidt, M.; Levin, I.; Vermeulen, A. T.; Fisher, R. E.; Kazan, V.; Klein Baltink, H.; Lowry, D.; Manca, G.; Meijer, H. A. J.; Moncrieff, J.; Pal, S.; Ramonet, M.; Scheeren, H. A.; Williams, A. G.
   Evaluation of the boundary layer dynamics of the TM5 model over Europe
Geoscientific Model Development, 2016, 9, 3137-3160, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-3137-2016
( no abstract available)
Rosati, B., Gysel, M., Rubach, F., Mentel, T. F., Goger, B., Poulain, L., Schlag, P., Miettinen, P., Pajunoja, A., Virtanen, A., Klein Baltink, H., Henzing, J. S. B., Größ, J., Gobbi, G. P., Wiedensohler, A., Kiendler-Scharr, A., Decesari, S., Facchini, M. C., Weingartner, E., and Baltensperger, U.
   Vertical profiling of aerosol hygroscopic properties in the planetary boundary layer during the PEGASOS campaigns
Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2016, 16, 7295-7315, doi:10.5194/acp-16-7295-2016
keywords: PEGASOS; aerosol; mixing layer; hydroscopicity; chemical composition
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Donovan D. P., H. Klein Baltink, J.S. Henzing, S.R. de Roode and A.P. Siebesma
   A depolarisation lidar-based method for the determination of liquid-cloud microphysical properties
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 2015, 8, 237-266, doi:10.5194/amt-8-237-2015
keywords: lidar, depolarisation, microphysics
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Boers R., H. Klein Baltink, J. Hemink, F. Bosveld and M. Moerman
   Ground-based Observations and Modelling of the Visibility and Radar Reflectivity in a Radiation Fog Layer
J. Atm. Oceanic Technol., 2013, 30, , doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00081.1
keywords: fog, radiation, reflectivity,visibility, droplet activation
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Piters A. J. M., K. F. Boersma, M. Kroon, J. C. Hains, M. Van Roozendael, F. Wittrock, N. Abuhassan, C. Adams, M. Akrami, M. A. F. Allaart, A. Apituley, S. Beirle, J. B. Bergwerff, A. J. C. Berkhout, D. Brunner, A. Cede, J. Chong, K. Clemer, C. Fayt, U. Friess, L. F. L. Gast, M. Gil-Ojeda, F. Goutail, R. Graves, A. Griesfeller, K. Grossmann, G. Hemerijckx, F. Hendrick, B. Henzing, J. Herman, C. Hermans, M. Hoexum, G. R. van der Hoff, H. Irie, P. V. Johnston, Y. Kanaya, Y. J. Kim, H. Klein Baltink, K. Kreher, G. de Leeuw, R. Leigh, A. Merlaud, M. M. Moerman, P. S. Monks, G. H. Mount, M. Navarro-Comas, H. Oetjen, A. Pazmino, M. Perez-Camacho, E. Peters, A. du Piesanie, G. Pinardi, O. Puentedura, A. Richter, H. K. Roscoe, A. Schoenhardt, B. Schwarzenbach, R. Shaiganfar, W. Sluis, E. Spinei, A. P. Stolk, K. Strong, D. P. J. Swart, H. Takashima, T. Vlemmix, M. Vrekoussis, T. Wagner, C. Whyte, K. M. Wilson, M. Yela, S. Yilmaz, P. Zieger, Y. Zhou
   The Cabauw Intercomparison campaign for Nitrogen Dioxide measuring Instruments (CINDI): design, execution, and early results
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 2012, 5, 457 - 485, doi:10.5194/amt-5-457-2012
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Boers R., M. J. de Haij, W. M. F. Wauben, H. Klein Baltink, L. H. van Ulft, M. Savenije, C. N. Long
   Optimized fractional cloudiness determination from five ground-based remote sensing techniques
J. Geophys. Res., 2010, 115, D24116 - , doi:10.1029/2010JD014661
keywords: fractional cloudiness; remote sensing; climate observations
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Bouniol Dominique, Alain Protat, Julien Delanoë, Jacques Pelon, Jean-Marcel Piriou, François Bouyssel, Adrian M. Tompkins, Damian R. Wilson, Yohann Morille, Martial Haeffelin, Ewan J. O'Connor, Robin J. Hogan, Anthony J. Illingworth, David P. Donovan, Henk-Klein Baltink
   Using Continuous Ground-Based Radar and Lidar Measurements for Evaluating the Representation of Clouds in Four Operational Models
J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 2010, 49, 1971 - 1991, doi:10.1175/2010JAMC2333.1
keywords: Radar observations; Lidar observations; Surface observations; Clouds; Model initialization
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Leijnse H., R. Uijlenhoet, C. Z. van de Beek, A. Overeem, T. Otto, C. M. H. Unal, Y. Dufournet, H. W. J. Russchenberg, J. Figueras i Ventura, H. Klein Baltink, I. Holleman
   Precipitation Measurement at CESAR, the Netherlands
J. Hydrometeor, 2010, 11, 1322 - 1329, doi:10.1175/2010JHM1245.1
keywords: precipitation; numerical weather prediction/forecasting; cloud microphysics; algorithms; assimilation
( no abstract available)
Protat A., D. Bouniol, E. J. O'Connor, H. Klein Baltink, J. Verlinde, K. Widener
   CloudSat as a Global Radar Calibrator
J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 2010, 28, 445 - 452, doi:10.1175/2010JTECHA1443.1
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Baas P., F.C. Bosveld, H. Klein Baltink, A.A.M. Holtslag
   A Climatology of Nocturnal Low-Level Jets at Cabauw
J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol., 2009, 48, 1627 - 1642, doi:10.1175/2009JAMC1965.1
keywords: atmospheric boundary-layer; southern great-plains; sloping terrain;kinetic-energy; united-states; wind; model; turbulence; intermittent;land
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Illingworth A. J., R. J. Hogan, E. J. O'Connor, D. Bouniol, J. Delanoe, J. Pelon, A. Protat, M. E. Brooks, N. Gaussiat, D. R. Wilson, D. P. Donovan, H. Klein Baltink, G-J. van Zadelhoff, J. D. Eastment, J. W. F. Goddard, C. L. Wrench, M. Haeffelin, O. A. Krasnov, H. W. J. Russchenberg, J-M. Piriou, F. Vinit, A. Seifert, A. M. Tompkins, U. Willén
Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 2007, 88, 883 - 898, doi:10.1175/BAMS-88-6-883
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Scholl, T.; Pfeilsticker, K.; Davis, A. B.; Klein Baltink, H.; Crewell, S.; Löhnert, U.; Simmer, C.; Meywerk, J.; Quante, M.
   Path length distributions for solar photons under cloudy skies: Comparison of measured first and second moments with predictions from classical and anomalous diffusion theories
Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 2006, 111, , doi:10.1029/2004JD005707
keywords: Cloud physics and chemistry, Cloud/radiation interaction, Remote sensing, Clouds and cloud feedbacks, clouds, photon path length, oxygen A band
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Willén Ulrika, Susanne Crewell, Henk Klein Baltink, Oliver Sievers
   Assessing model predicted vertical cloud structure and cloud overlap with radar and lidar ceilometer observations for the Baltex Bridge Campaign of CLIWA-NET
Atmospheric Research, 2005, 75, 227 - 255, doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2004.12.008
keywords: Cloud vertical structure; Overlap; Cloud radar
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van Zadelhoff G.J., D.P. Donovan, H.Klein Baltink, R. Boers
   Comparing ice cloud microphysical properties using CloudNET and atmospheric radiation measurement program data
J. Geophys. Res.-Atmos., 2004, 109, D24214, doi:10.1029/2004JD004967
keywords: effective particle-size; combined lidar; water-content; cirrus clouds;terminal velocities; radar observations; parameterization; climate;retrieval; mesoscale
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Klein Baltink H.
   A long-term intercomparison of windprofiler/RASS and tower measurements
Meteorol. Zeitschrift, 1998, N.F.7, 271-279
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