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In the years of history of the Brewer Spectrophotometer many research has been performed with the instrument. Below is a list of publications from NOAA’s Earth System Research Laboratory (http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/gmd/grad/neubrew/Publications.jsp).

Anne Cheymol, Hugo De Backer, Weine Josefsson, and Rená Stübi, “Comparison and validation of the aerosol optical depth obtained with the Langley plot method in the UV-B from Brewer Ozone Spectrophotometer,” J. Geophys. Res. 111, D16202, doi:10.1029/2006JD007131, 2006.

Cappellani, F. and C. Kochler, “Temperature effects correction in a Brewer MKIV spectrophotometer for solar UV measurements,” J. Geophys. Res. 105, 4829-4831, 1999.

Cede, A., J. Herman, A. Richter, N. Krotkov, and J. Burrows, “Measurements of nitrogen dioxide total column amounts using a Brewer double spectrophotometer in direct Sun mode,” J. Geophys. Res. 111, D05304, doi:10.1029/2005JD006585, 2006.

Cede, A.,S. Kazadzis, M. Kowalewski, A. Bais, N. Kouremeti, M. Blumthaler, and J. Herman, “Correction of direct irradiance measurements of Brewer spectrophotometers due to the effect of internal polarization,” Geophys. Res. Let. 33, L02806, doi:10.1029/2005GL024860, 2006.

Cheymol, A. and H. De Backer, “Retrieval of the aerosol optical depth in the UV-B at Uccle from Brewer ozone measurements over a long time period 1984 thru 2002,” J. Geophys. Res. 108, NO. D24, 4800, doi:10.1029/2003JD003758, 2003.

Fioletov, V.E., J. B. Kerr, C. T. McElroy, D. I. Wardle, V. Savastiouk, and T. S. Grajnar, “The Brewer reference triad,”Geophys. Res. Lett. 32, L20805, doi:10.1029/2005GL024244, 2005.

Grobner, J., “Improved entrance optic for global irradiance measurements with a Brewer spectrophotometer,” Appl. Opt. 42, 18, 3516-3521, 2003.

Grobner, J., D.I. Wardle, C.T. McElroy and J.B. Kerr, “Investigation of the wavelength accuracy of Brewer spectrophotometers,” Appl. Opt. 37, 36, 8352-8360, 1998.

Grobner, J., R. Vergaz, V. E. Cachorro, D. V. Henriques, K. Lamb, A. Redondas, J. M. Vilaplana, and D. Rembges, “Intercomparison of aerosol optical depth measurements in the UVB using Brewer spectrophotometers and a Li-Cor spectrophotometer,” Geophys. Res. Let. 28, 1691-1694, 2001.

Johnson , J. E., J. B. Kerr, C. T. McElroy and D. I. Wardle, “Aberration correction in the Brewer spectroradiometer,”Radiat. Protect. Dosimetry. 91, 1-3, 133-138, 2000.

Kazadzis, S., et al., “Direct spectral measurements with a Brewer spectroradiometer: absolute calibration and aerosol optical depth retrieval,” Appl. Opt. 44, 9, 1681-1690, 2005.

Kerr, J. B.,  C.T. McElroy, D. I. Wardle, R. A. Olafson, and W. F. J. Evans, “The automated Brewer spectrophotometer”,Atmospheric Ozone, p396-401, 1985.

Kerr, J.B., “New methodology for deriving total ozone and other atmospheric variables from Brewer spectrophotometer direct sun spectra.,” J. Geophys. Res., 107, D23, 4731, doi:10.1029/2001JD001227, 2002.

Kerr, J.B., and C.T. McElroy, “Total ozone measurement made with the Brewer ozone spectrophotometer during STOIC 1989,” J. Geophys. Res. 100, 9225-9230, 1995.

Kerr, J.B. and J. M. Davis, “New methodology applied to deriving total ozone and other atmospheric variables from global irradiance spectra,” J. Geophys. Res., D21301, doi:10.1029/2007JD008708, 2007.

Kimlin M. G., T. Taylor, A. Wilson, R. S. Meltzer, “Techniques for monitoring and maintaining the performance of Brewer MkIV spectrophotometers,” Optical Engineering 44(4), 041008, 2005.

Marenco, F., A. di Sarra, and J. De Luisi, “Methodology for determining aerosol optical depth from Brewer 300-320-nm ozone measurements,” Appl. Opt. 41, 1805-1814, 2002.

Meinander, O., W. Josefsson, J. Kaurola, T. Koskela, and K.Lakkala, “Spike detection and correction in Brewer spectroradiometer ultraviolet spectra.,” Opt. Eng. 42, 1812-1819, 2003.

Savastiouk, V., “Improvements to the direct-sun ozone observations taken with the Brewer spectrophotometer,”Thesis (Ph.D.)–York University, Toronto, 2005.

Sellitto, P., A. di Sarra and A. M. Siani, “An improved algorithm for the determination of aerosol optical depth in the ultraviolet spectral range from Brewer spectrophotometer observations,” J. Opt. A: Pure Appl. Opt. 8, 849-855, 2006.

Silva, A. A. and V.W.H.J. Kichhoff, “Aerosol optical thickness from Brewer spectrophotometers and an investigation into the stray light effects,” Appl. Opt. 43, 2484-2489, 2004.

Weatherhead, E. D. Theisen, A. Stevermer, J. Enagonio, B. Rabinovitch, P. Disterhoft, K. Lantz, R. Meltzer, J. Sabburg, J. DeLuisi, J. Rives, and J. Shreffler, “Temperature dependence of the Brewer ultraviolet data,” J. Geophys. Res. 106, 13,121-13,129, 2001.

Kumharn, K. and  Sudhibrabha, S. “Study of ozone and sulfur dioxide using Thailand based Brewer Spectrophotometers” Advances in Space Research 53,  802–809, 2014.

Kerr, J.B., C.T. McElroy, and R.A. Olafson, Measurements of ozone with the Brewer ozone spectrophotometer, Proc. Int. Ozone Symp., Boulder, Colorado, 1981.

Kerr, J.B., A.I. Asbridge, and W.F.J. Evans, Intercomparison of total ozone measured by the Brewer and Dobson spectrophotometers at Toronto, J. Geophys. Res., 93 (D9), 11129-11140, 1988.

Kerr, J.B. and C.T. McElroy, Evidence for large upward trends of ultraviolet-B radiation linked to ozone depletion, Science, 262, 1032-1034,  1993.

Kerr, J.B., The Brewer Spectrophotometer, in UV Radiation in Global Climate Change, edited by W. Gao, D.L. Schmoldt, and J.R. Slusser, Springer, Berlin, Heidleberg, 160-191, 2010.

Link: http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-642-03313-1_6