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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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Jorge Ivan Ramírez, Lee, J., Grady, S. C. 2018: Mapping multi-disease risk during El Niño: An ecosyndemic approach. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(12): article 2639. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph15122639

Oltmans, S. J., Cheadle, L. C., Johnson, B. J., Schnell, R. C., Detlev Helmig, Thompson, A. M., Cullis, P., Hall, E., Jordan, A., Sterling, C., McClure-Begley, A., Sullivan, J., McGee, T. J., Wolfe, D. 2019: Boundary layer ozone in the Northern Colorado Front Range in July-August 2014 during FRAPPE and DISCOVER-AQ from vertical profile measurements. Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 7(6): article 6. DOI: 10.1525/elementa.345

Tzompa-Sosa, Z. A., Henderson, B. H., Keller, C. A., Travis, K., Mahieu, E., Franco, B., Estes, M., Detlev HelmigAlan FriedDirk RichterPetter WeibringJames Walega, Blake, D. R, Hannigan, J. W., Ortega, I., Conway, S., Strong, K., Fischer, E. V. 2019: Atmospheric implications of large C2-C5 alkane emissions from the US oil and gas industry. Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres, 124(2): 1148-1169. DOI: 10.1029/2018JD028955

Peng, X., Zhang, T., Frauenfeld, O., Kang Wang, Sun, W., Luo, J. 2019: Evaluation and quantification of surface air temperature over Eurasia based on CMIP5 models. Climate Research, 77(2): 167-180. DOI: 10.3354/cr01549

Turnbull, J. C., Karion, A., Davis, K. J., Lauvaux, T., Miles, N. L., Richardson, S. J., Sweeney, C., McKain, K., Scott J. Lehman, Gurney, K. R., Patarasuk, R., Liang, J., Shepson, P. B., Heimburger, A., Harvey, R., Whetstone, J. 2019: Synthesis of urban CO2 emission estimates from multiple methods from the Indianapolis Flux Project (INFLUX). Environmental Science & Technology, 53(1): 287-295. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.8b05552

Cui, X., Newman, S., Xu, X., Andrews, A. E., Miller, J., Scott J. Lehman, Jeong, S., Zhang, J., Priest, C., Campos-Pineda, M., Gurney, K. R., Graven, H., Southon, J., Fischer, M. L. 2019: Atmospheric observation-based estimation of fossil fuel CO2 emissions from regions of central and southern California. Science of the Total Environment, 664: 381-391. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.01.081

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, including study chair, James W. C. White 2018: Improving Characterization of Anthropogenic Methane Emissions in the United States. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. DOI: 10.17226/24987

Kang Wang, Jafarov, E., Irina Overeem, Romanovsky, V., Schaefer, K., Gary Clow, Urban, F., Cable, W., Mark Piper, Schwalm, C., Zhang, T., Kholodov, A., Sousanes, P., Loso, M., Hill, K. 2018: A synthesis dataset of permafrost-affected soil thermal conditions for Alaska, USA. Earth System Science Data, 10: 2311-2328. DOI: 10.5194/essd-10-2311-2018

Cao, B., Zhang, T., Peng, X., Mu, C., Wang, Q., Zheng, L., Kang Wang, Zhong, X. 2018: Thermal characteristics and recent changes of permafrost in the upper reaches of the Heihe River Basin, western China. Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres, 123(15): 7935-7949. DOI: 10.1029/2018JD028442

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