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4.3 GOMOS-related theses

A study of the operational principles of the GOMOS instrument for global ozone monitoring by the occultation of stars, S. Korpela, PhD thesis at the Helsinki University of Technology Geophysical publications, no. 22, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, 1991.

Coupling of spectral and vertical inversion in the analysis of stellar occultation data, E. Sihvola, Phil. Lic. thesis at the University of Helsinki, Department of Theoretical Physics Geophysical publications, no. 38, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, 1994.

Optics, detectors and groundbased star spectra measurements of the GOMOS Spectro A Bench Model, H. Saari, VTT Publications 252. Doctoral Thesis, 1995.

Simulation de la scintillation lors d’occultations d’etoiles par l’atmosphere terrestre; application a la restitution du profil de temperature, B. Theodore, PhD thesis, University Paris 7, 1998.

Adaptive Markov chain Monte Carlo algorithms with geophysical applications, J. Tamminen, Doctoral thesis at the University of Helsinki, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Finnish Meteorological Institute contributions, no. 47, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, 2004.

Inverse problems in stellar occultation, V. Sofieva, Doctoral thesis at the Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Engineering Physics and Mathematics, Finnish Meteorological Institute contributions, no. 49, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, 2005.

Characterization of ozone profiles retrieved from satellite measurements, Y.J. Meijer, Ph.D. thesis, Technical University Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 2005.

Ionosphere-Atmosphere Interaction During Solar Proton Events, P. T. Verronen, PhD thesis, University of Helsinki (, 2006.