Jos de Laat is a research scientist with 15+ years of experience on atmospheric composition research with a focus on remote sensing, but a wide range of interests. Jos represents KNMI and the division on R&D Satellites cooperating nationally and internationally, including, for instance, the WMO group on Ozone Assessment.

Over the years Jos has covered a wide variety of research topics resulting in many scientific publications. These cover assessment of long term trends in satellite measurements of CO , and their emission estimates derived from satellite measurements, total ozone column variability and attribution, including Antarctic ozone hole analyses, long range transport of biomass burning plumes, resulting in a wide range of publications.