Historical paper pioneering the use of polarization for aerosol above clouds retrievals
Waquet, F., J. Riedi, L. C-Labonnote, P. Goloub, B. Cairns,J.-L. Deuzé,D. Tanré Aerosol remote sensing over clouds using the A-Train observations (2009). Journal of Atmospheric Sciences, doi: 10.1175/2009JAS3026.1.

Paper describing the “AERO-AC-polarization-18km” method and products :

Waquet, F., Cornet, C., Deuzé, J.-L., Dubovik, O., Ducos, F., Goloub, P., Herman, M.,Lapyonok, T., Labonnote, L. C., Riedi, J., Tanré, D., Thieuleux, F., and Vanbauce, C. : Retrieval of aerosol microphysical and optical properties above liquid clouds from POLDER/PARASOL polarization measurements, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 6, 991-1016, doi:10.5194/amt-6-991-2013, 2013.
Waquet, F., F. Peers, F. Ducos, P. Goloub, S. Platnick, J. Riedi, D. Tanré, and F. Thieuleux: Global analysis of aerosol properties above clouds, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 5809–5814, doi:10.1002/2013GL057482, 2013b.

Paper describing the “AERO-AC-absorption-6km” method, products and associated uncertainties :

Peers, F., Waquet, F., Cornet, C., Dubuisson, P., Ducos, F., Goloub, P., Szczap, F., Tanré, D., and Thieuleux, F.: Absorption of aerosols above clouds from POLDER/PARASOL measurements and estimation of their direct radiative effect, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 4179–4196, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-15-4179-2015, 2015.
Papers using the AERO-AC dataset for climate models evaluation:
Marc Mallet, Fabien Solmon, Pierre Nabat, Nellie Elguindi, Fabien Waquet, Dominique Bouniol, Andrew Mark Sayer, Kerry Meyer, Romain Roehrig, Martine Michou, Paquita Zuidema, Cyrille Flamant, Jens Redemann, and Paola Formenti, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 13191–13216, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-13191-2020, 2020
Peers, F., Bellouin, N., Waquet, F., Ducos, F., Goloub, P., Mollard, J., et al. (2016). Comparison of aerosol optical properties above clouds between POLDER and AeroCom models over the South East Atlantic Ocean during the fire season. Geophysical Research Letters, 43, 3991-4000. doi:10.1002/2016GL068222.
Mallet M., Solmon F., Roblou L., Peers F., Turquety S. Waquet F., H. Jethva and O. Torres. Simulation of Optical Properties and Direct and Indirect Radiative Effects of Smoke Aerosols Over Marine Stratocumulus Clouds During Summer 2008 in California With the Regional Climate Model RegCM, Journal of Geophysical Research, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JD026905.

Papers using the AERO-AC dataset for aerosol above cloud products intercomparison/validation:
Deaconu, L. T., Waquet, F., Josset, D., Ferlay, N., Peers, F., Thieuleux, F., Ducos, F., Pascal, N., Tanré, D., and Goloub, P.: Consistency of aerosols above clouds characterisation from A-Train active and passive measurements, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-2017-42, 2017.
De Graaf, M., Schulte, R., Peers, F., Waquet, F., Tilstra, L. G., and Stammes, P.: Comparison of south Atlantic aerosol direct radiative effect overclouds from SCIAMACHY, POLDER and OMI/MODIS, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2019-545, in review, 2019.
Jetva, H., O. Torres, F. Waquet, D. Chand and Y. Hu: How do A-train Sensors Inter-Compare in the Retrieval of Above-Cloud Aerosol Optical Depth? A Case Study based Assessment, Geophys. Res. Lett., DOI: 10.1002/2013GL058405, 2013.
Waquet, F., J.-C. Péré, F. Peers,
P. Goloub, F. Ducos, F. Thieuleux, and D. Tanré (2016), Global detection of absorbing aerosols over the ocean in the red and near-infrared spectral region, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos.,
121, doi:10.1002/2016JD025163.

 Céline Cornet, Laurent C.-Labonnote, Fabien Waquet, Frédéric Szczap, Lucia Deaconu, Frédéric Parol, Claudine Vanbauce, François Thieuleux, Jérôme Riédi. (2018) Cloud heterogeneity on cloud and aerosol above cloud properties retrieved from simulated total and polarized reflectances. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 11:6, 3627-3643.
Chauvigné, A., Waquet, F., Auriol, F., Blarel, L., Delegove, C., Dubovik, O., Flamant, C., Gaetani, M., Goloub, P., Loisil, R., Mallet, M., Nicolas, J.-M., Parol, F., Peers, F., Torres, B., and Formenti, P.: Aerosol and cloud properties in the Namibian region during AEROCLO-sA field campaign: 3MI airborne simulator and sun-photometer measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2020-992, in review, 2020.

Paper of investigation of the aerosol above clouds impacts on clouds using the AERO-AC dataset:
Deaconu, L. T., Ferlay, N., Waquet, F., Peers, F., Thieuleux, F., and Goloub, P.: Satellite inference of water vapour and above-cloud aerosol combined effect on radiative budget and cloud-top processes in the southeastern Atlantic Ocean, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 11613–11634, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-11613-2019, 2019.