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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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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

Monks, S. A., Wilson, C., Emmons, L. K., Hannigan, J. W., Detlev Helmig, Blake, N. J., Blake, D. R. 2018: Using an inverse model to reconcile differences in simulated and observed global ethane concentrations and trends between 2008 and 2014. Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres, 123(19): 11,262-11,282. DOI: 10.1029/2017JD028112

Thompson, R. L., Nisbet, E. G., Pisso, I., Stohl, A., Blake, D., Dlugokencky, E. J., Detlev HelmigJames W. C. White 2018: Variability in atmospheric methane from fossil fuel and microbial sources over the last three decades. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(20): 11,499-11,508. DOI: 10.1029/2018GL078127

Nowlan, C. R., Liu, X., Janz, S. J., Kowalewski, M. G., Chance, K., Follette-Cook, M. B., Alan Fried, Abad, G. G., Herman, J. R., Judd, L. M., Kwon, H.-A., Loughner, C. P., Pickering, K. E., Dirk Richter, Spinei, E., James WalegaPetter Weibring, Weinheimer, A. J. 2018: Nitrogen dioxide and formaldehyde measurements from the GEOstationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events (GEO-CAPE) Airborne Simulator over Houston, Texas. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 11(11): 5941-5964. DOI: 10.5194/amt-11-5941-2018

Schaefer, H., Smale, D., Nichol, S. E., Bromley, T. M., Brailsford, G. W., Martin, R. J., Moss, R., Sylvia Englund MichelJames W. C. White 2018: Limited impact of El Niño-Southern Oscillation on variability and growth rate of atmospheric methane. Biogeosciences, 15(21): 6371-6386. DOI: 10.5194/bg-15-6371-2018

Gifford H. Miller, Magee, J. W., Fogel, M. L., Wooller, M. J., Hesse, P. P., Spooner, N. A., Johnson, B. J., Wallis, L. 2018: Wolfe Creek Crater: A continuous sediment fill in the Australian Arid Zone records changes in monsoon strength through the Late Quaternary. Quaternary Science Reviews, 199: 108-125. DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2018.07.019

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