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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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Turi, G., Alexander, M., Nikki Lovenduski, Capotondi, A., Scott, J., Stock, C., Dunne, J., John, J., Jacox, M. 2018: Response of O2 and pH to ENSO in the California Current System in a high-resolution global climate model. Ocean Science, 14: 69-86. DOI: 10.5194/os-14-69-2018

Sparrow, K. J., Kessler, J. D., Southon, J. R., Garcia-Tigreros, F., Schreiner, K. M., Ruppel, C. D., Miller, J. B., Scott J. Lehman, Xu, X. 2018: Limited contribution of ancient methane to surface waters of the U.S. Beaufort Sea shelf. Science Advances, 4(1): article eaao4842. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aao4842

Graven, H., Allison, C. E., Etheridge, D. M., Hammer, S., Keeling, R. F., Levin, I., Meijer, H. A. J., Rubino, M., Tans, P., Trudinger, C. M., Bruce H. VaughnJames W. C. White 2017: Compiled records of carbon isotopes in atmospheric CO2 for historical simulations in CMIP6. Geoscientific Model Development, 10: 4405-4417. DOI: 10.5194/gmd-10-4405-2017

Kang Wang, Zhang, T., Zhang, X., Gary Clow, Jafarov, E. E., Irina Overeem, Romanovsky, V., Peng, X., Cao, B. 2017: Continuously amplified warming in the Alaskan Arctic: Implications for estimating global warming hiatus. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(17): 9029-9038. DOI: 10.1002/2017GL074232

Sanderson, B. M., Xu, Y., Tebaldi, C., Wehner, M., O'Neill, B., Alexandra Jahn, Pendergrass, A. G., Lehner, F., Strand, W. G., Lin, L., Knutti, R., Lamarque, J. F. 2017: Community Climate Simulations to assess avoided impacts in 1.5 °C and 2 °C futures . Earth System Dynamics, 8: 827-847. DOI: 10.5194/esd-2017-42

Hu, L., Montzka, S. A., Scott J. Lehman, Godwin, D. S., Miller, B. R., Andrews, A. E., Thoning, K., Miller, J. B., Sweeney, C., Siso, C., Elkins, J. W., Hall, B. D., Mondeel, D. J., Nance, D., Nehrkorn, T., Mountain, M., Fischer, M. L., Biraud, S. C., Chen, H., Tans, P. P. 2017: Considerable contribution of the Montreal Protocol to declining greenhouse gas emissions from the United States. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(15): 8075-8083. DOI: 10.1002/2017GL074388

Hammer, S., Friedrich, R., Kromer, B., Cherkinsky, A., Scott J. Lehman, Meijer, H. A. J., Nakamura, T., Palonen, V., Reimer, R. W., Smith, A. M., Southon, J. R., Szidat, S., Turnbull, J., Uchida, M. 2017: Compatibility of atmospheric 14CO2 measurements: Comparing the Heidelberg low-level counting facility to international accelerator mass spectrometry (AMS) laboratories. Radiocarbon, 59(3): 875-883. DOI: 10.1017/RDC.2016.62

Xie, M., Mladenov, N., Mark Williams, Neff, J. C., Wasswa, J., Hannigan, M. P. 2017: Water soluble organic aerosols in the Colorado Rocky Mountains, USA: Composition, sources and optical properties. Scientific Reports, 6: article 39339. DOI: 10.1038/srep39339

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