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Research Theme: Atmosphere

Here is an atmospheric-level view of all the Atmosphere
research and happenings at INSTAAR.

Research that addresses what the atmosphere is made of and how it works as a system. It also looks at substances carried in air, like aerosols and dust, and air quality.

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Recent Publications

Helmig D., Daniel Liptzin, Hueber, J., Savarino, J. 2020: Impact of exhaust emissions on chemical snowpack composition at Concordia Station, Antarctica. The Cryosphere, 14: 199-209. DOI: 10.5194/tc-14-199-2020

Kang WangGary Clow 2020: Reconstructed global monthly land air temperature dataset (1880–2017). Geoscience Data Journal, early online view. DOI: 10.1002/gdj3.84

Deser, C., Lehner, F., Rodgers, K. B., Ault, T., Delworth, T. L., DiNezio, P. N., Fiore, A., Frankignoul, C., Fyfe, J. C., Horton, D. E., Kay, J. E., Knutti, R., Nikki Lovenduski, Marotzke, J., McKinnon, K. A., Minobe, S., Randerson, J., Screen, J. A., Simpson, I. R., Ting, M. 2020: Insights from Earth system model initial-condition large ensembles and future prospects. Nature Climate Change, 10(4): 277-286. DOI: 10.1038/s41558-020-0731-2

Trout-Haney, J. V., Ruth Heindel, Virginia, R. A. 2020: Picocyanobacterial cells in near‐surface air above terrestrial and freshwater substrates in Greenland and Antarctica. Environmental Microbiology Reports, 12(3): 296-305. DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.12832

Cynthia NevisonDavid MunroNikki Lovenduski, Keeling, R. F., Manizza, M., Morgan, E. J., Rödenbeck, C. 2020: Southern Annular Mode influence on wintertime ventilation of the Southern Ocean detected in atmospheric O2 and CO2 measurements. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(4): e2019GL085667. DOI: 10.1029/2019GL085667

Merritt Turetsky, Abbott, B. W., Jones, M. C., Anthony, K. W., Olefeldt, D., Schuur, E. A. G., Grosse, G., Kuhry, P., Hugelius, G., Koven, C., Lawrence, D. M., Gibson, C., Sannel, A. B. K., McGuire, A. D. 2020: Carbon release through abrupt permafrost thaw. Nature Geoscience, 13: 138-143. DOI: 10.1038/s41561-019-0526-0

Kohlenberg, A. J., Merritt Turetsky, Thompson, D. K., Branfireun, B. A., Mitchell, C. P. J. 2018: Controls on boreal peat combustion and resulting emissions of carbon and mercury. Environmental Research Letters, 13(3): article 035005. DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa9ea8

Walker, X. J., Rogers, B. M., Baltzer, J. L., Cumming, S. G., Day, N. J., Goetz, S. J., Johnstone, J. F., Schuur, E. A. G., Merritt Turetsky, Mack, M. C. 2018: Cross‐scale controls on carbon emissions from boreal forest megafires. Global Change Biology, 24(9): 4251-4265. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14287

McPartland, M. Y., Kane, E. S., Falkowski, M. J., Kolka, R., Merritt Turetsky, Palik, B., Montgomery, R. A. 2019: The response of boreal peatland community composition and NDVI to hydrologic change, warming, and elevated carbon dioxide. Global Change Biology, 25(1): 93-107. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.14465

Neumann, R. B., Moorberg, C. J., Lundquist, J. D., Turner, J. C., Waldrop, M. P., McFarland, J. W., Euskirchen, E. S., Edgar, C. W., Merritt Turetsky 2019: Warming effects of spring rainfall increase methane emissions from thawing permafrost. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(3): 1393-1401. DOI: 10.1029/2018GL081274

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