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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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Isaac Vimont, Turnbull, J. C., Petrenko, V. V., Place, P. F., Sweeney, C., Miles, N., Richardson, S., Bruce H. VaughnJames W. C. White 2019: An improved estimate for the δ13C and δ18O signatures of carbon monoxide produced from atmospheric oxidation of volatile organic compounds. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19(13): 8547-8562. DOI: 10.5194/acp-19-8547-2019

Madsen, M. V., Steen-Larsen, H. C., Hoerhold, M., Box, J., Berben, S. M. P., Capron, E., Faber, A.-K., Hubbard, A., Jensen, M. F., Tyler Jones, Kipfstuhl, S., Koldtoft, I., Pillar, H. R., Bruce H. Vaughn, Vladimirova, D., Dahl-Jensen, D. 2019: Evidence of isotopic fractionation during vapor exchange between the atmosphere and the snow surface in Greenland. Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres, 124(6): 2932-2945. DOI: 10.1029/2018JD029619

Johnston, A. N., Bruggeman, J. E., Aidan Beers, Beever, E. A., Christophersen, R. G., Ransom, J. I. 2019: Ecological consequences of anomalies in atmospheric moisture and snowpack. Ecology, 100(4): article UNSP e02638. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.2638

Nisbet, E. G., Manning, M. R., Dlugokencky, E. J., Fisher, R. E., Lowry, D., Sylvia Englund Michel, Lund Myhre, C., Platt, S. M., Allen, G., Bousquet, P., Brownlow, R., Cain, M., France, J. L., Hermansen, O., Hossaini, R., Jones, A. E., Levin, I., Manning, A. C., Myhre, G., Pyle, J. A., Bruce H. Vaughn, Warwick, N. J., James W. C. White 2019: Very strong atmospheric methane growth in the 4 years 2014–2017: Implications for the Paris Agreement. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33(3): 318-342. DOI: 10.1029/2018GB006009

Landschützer, P., Ilyina, T., Nikki Lovenduski 2019: Detecting regional modes of variability in observation‐based surface ocean pCO2. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(5): 2670-2679. DOI: 10.1029/2018GL081756

Barkley, Z. R., Lauvaux, T., Davis, K. J., Deng, A., Alan FriedPetter WeibringDirk RichterJames Walega, DiGangi, J., Ehrman, S. H., Ren, X., Dickerson, R. R. 2019: Estimating methane emissions from underground coal and natural gas production in southwestern Pennsylvania. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(8): 4531-4540. DOI: 10.1029/2019GL082131

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

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