About

ACOM ACRESP & MOPITT Groups

Louisa Emmons - ACRESP Group Lead - Expertise in global chemistry modeling with MOZART-4 and CESM/CAM-chem.  Co-chair of the CESM Chemistry Climate Working Group.

Helen Worden - MOPITT Group Lead - Expertise in satellite remote sensing of ozone and carbon monoxide with the Aura/TES and Terra/MOPITT instruments. Deputy P.I. for CHRONOS, a proposed geostationary instrument to measure carbon monoxide and methane over North America.  U.S. PI of NASA/Canada MOPITT project.

David Edwards - ACOM Lab Director

Rebecca Buchholz - Global chemistry modeling, analysis of MOPITT, FTIR and other remote sensing, data assimilation.

Merritt Deeter - MOPITT CO retrieval algorithm development and validation

Gene Francis - Retrieval algorithm development

Benjamin Gaubert - Data assimilation of MOPITT CO and other satellite products using CAM-chem/DART.

John Gille - Senior Scientist Emeritus

Debbie Mao - MOPITT processing

Sara Martinez-Alonso - MOPITT QA and analysis

Mijeong Park - Analysis of upper troposphere MOPITT CO and other satellite data

Gabriele Pfister - Regional chemical modeling, particularly the development of WRF-Chem and applying it in a variety of air quality studies.  Co-P.I. for the recent NCAR/NSF FRAPPE field campaign.

Rebecca Schwantes (ASP postdoc) - Chemical mechanism development

Dan Ziskin - MOPITT data manager

Visitors

Cathy Clerbaux - NCAR Affiliate Scientist

Laura Gonzalez Alonso, University of Sheffield, UK (Aug-Dec 2017) - ASP Graduate Student Visitor

Wenfu Tang, University of Arizona, Aug-Dec 2017) - ASP Graduate Student Visitor

Former Group Members

Jerome Barre - now at ECMWF.

Zhe Jiang - now at The University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei.

 

Recent publications

Buchholz, Rebecca R., Merritt N. Deeter, Helen M. Worden, John Gille, David P. Edwards, James W. Hannigan, Nicholas B. Jones, Clare Paton-Walsh, David W. T. Griffith, Dan Smale, John Robinson, Kimberly Strong, Stephanie Conway, Ralf Sussmann, Frank Hase, Thomas Blumenstock, Emmanuel Mahieu, Bavo Langerock, 2017: Validation of MOPITT carbon monoxide using ground-based Fourier transform infrared spectrometer data from NDACCAtmospheric Measurement Techniques10.5194/amt-10-1927-2017

Deeter, Merritt N., David P. Edwards, Gene L. Francis, John C. Gille, Sara Martínez-Alonso, Helen M. Worden, Colm Sweeney, 2017: A climate-scale satellite record for carbon monoxide: the MOPITT Version 7 productAtmospheric Measurement Techniques,10.5194/amt-10-2533-2017.

Gaubert, Benjamin, A. Arellano, Jerome Barre, Helen Worden, Louisa Emmons, Simone Tilmes, Rebecca Buchholz, Francis Vitt, Kevin Raeder, Nancy Collins, Jeffrey Anderson, Christine Wiedinmyer, Sara Martinez-Alonso, David Edwards, M. Andreae, James Hannigan, C. Petri, K. Strong, N. Jones, 2016: Toward a chemical reanalysis in a coupled chemistry-climate model: An evaluation of MOPITT CO assimilation and its impact on tropospheric compositionJournal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres,10.1002/2016JD024863.

Jiang, Zhe, John R. Worden, Helen Worden, Merritt Deeter, Dylan B. A. Jones, Avelino F. Arellano, Daven K. Henze, 2017: A 15-year record of CO emissions constrained by MOPITT CO observationsAtmospheric Chemistry and Physics10.5194/acp-17-4565-2017.

Kaser, L., E. G. Patton, G. G. Pfister, A. J. Weinheimer, D. D. Montzka, F. Flocke, A. M. Thompson, R. M. Stauffer, H. S. Halliday, 2017: The effect of entrainment through atmospheric boundary layer growth on observed and modeled surface ozone in the Colorado Front RangeJournal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres10.1002/2016JD026245.

Schwantes, Rebecca H., Katherine A. Schilling, Renee C. McVay, Hanna Lignell, Matthew M. Coggon, Xuan Zhang, Paul O. Wennberg, John H. Seinfeld, 2017: Formation of highly oxygenated low-volatility products from cresol oxidationAtmospheric Chemistry and Physics10.5194/acp-17-3453-2017.


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