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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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Solander, K. C., Newman, B. D., de Araujo, A. C., Holly R. Barnard, Berry, Z. C., Bonal, D., Bretfeld, M., Burban, B., Candido, L. A., Celleri, R., Chambers, J. Q., Christoffersen, B. O., Detto, M., Dorigo, W. A., Ewers, B. E., Filgueiras Ferreira, S. J., Knohl, A., Leung, L. R., McDowell, N. G., Miller, G. R., Ferreira Monteiro, M. T., Moore, G. W., Negron-Juarez, R., Saleska, S. R., Stiegler, C., Tomasella, J., Xu, C.-G. 2020: The pantropical response of soil moisture to El Nino. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 24(5): 2303-2322. DOI: 10.5194/hess-24-2303-2020

Ackley, S. F., Sharon Stammerjohn, Maksym, T., Smith, M., Cassano, J., Guest, P., Tison, J.-L., Delille, B., Loose, B., Sedwick, P., DePace, L., Roach, L., Parno, J. 2020: Sea-ice production and air/ice/ocean/biogeochemistry interactions in the Ross Sea during the PIPERS 2017 autumn field campaign. Annals of Glaciology, early online view. DOI: 10.1017/aog.2020.31

Basu, S., Scott J. Lehman, Miller, J. B., Andrews, A. E., Sweeney, C., Gurney, K. R., Xu, X., Southon, J., Tans, P. P. 2020: Estimating US fossil fuel CO2 emissions from measurements of 14C in atmospheric CO2. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, early online view. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1919032117

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

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

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