Visitor Profiles

Name Affiliation Host Research Dates
Mauro Morichetti University of Polytechnic of Marche Mary Barth

Mauro Morichetti will spend 6 months at NCAR/ACOM conducting a WRF-Chem study on air quality or aerosol-cloud interactions. The aerosol-cloud interactions study will likely involve scientists from MMM (Hugh Morrison) and RAL (Greg Thompson, Trude Eidhammer). This visit will be...Read more

Mar 2017 to Sep 2017
Ryan Neely University of Leeds Mike Mills

Ryan Neely will continue work on a volcanic eruption emissions database for prognostic aerosol studies in CESM(WACCM). Having previously extended the database back to 1850, he will extend this further back in time to the year 850, and will draft...Read more

Feb 2017
Randall Chiu University of Colorado Geoff Tyndall

Randall Chiu will study the oxidation mechanisms of unsaturated aldehydes (alkenals) in the atmosphere. These compounds are potentially produced in the atmosphere, particularly in remote marine troposphere. Their oxidation could provide a source of glyoxal, which we will attempt to...Read more

Feb 2017 to Aug 2017
Boris Mifka University of Rijeka Christine Wiedinmyer

Boris was chosen as a 2017 ASP Graduate Visitor. After completing the WRF and WRF-chem tutorials, he will stay to work with WRF-chem modelers in ACOM to set up simulations of Croatia and the Adriatic region for a time period...Read more

Jan 2017 to Apr 2017
Juan Antonio Añel Cabanelas Universidade de Vigo Rolando Garcia

Discuss high-vertical resolution simulations carried out at U. of Vigo by the visitor, and compare with results from the 110L version of WACCM5.Read more

Nov 2016
Erin Dawkins NASA Dan Marsh

Dr. Erin Dawkins will learn how to run the NCAR Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model (WACCM), including how to run WACCM with the metal chemistry modules. Dr. Dawkins' visit will strengthen collaborations between the Ionosphere-Thermosphere-Mesosphere (ITM) research group at NASA...Read more

Oct 2016 to Nov 2016
Monika Andersson Finnish Metrological Institute Dan Marsh

Monika Anderson will work with Dan Marsh on analysis of long-term WACCM simulations that include a new class of solar energetic particles that are not typically included in climate simulations. By comparing to baseline simulations without this forcing we intend...Read more

Oct 2016
Jason Blake Cohen Sun Yat-Sen University Laura Pan

Professor Jason Cohen's visit will focus on collaboration in studies of the Asian Monsoon's chemical impact, in particular, the integration of models and observations for improving estimates of black carbon emissions from monsoon Asia. He will seek interactions with ACOM...Read more

Oct 2016
Maximillien Desservettaz University of Wollongong Rebecca Buchholz

Max will develop algorithms to compare a chemical transport model with an Earth System model, to help assess the validity of using simplified chemical schemes in the Earth System model. Prior to his visit, Max has measured emission factors of...Read more

Oct 2016
Mengchu Tao IEK7, Forschungszentrum Jülich Laura Pan

Dr. Mengchu Tao will collaborate with Dr. Laura Pan and other scientists in the ACOM Upper Troposphere - Lower Stratosphere (UTLS) group as part of the long-term collaboration between IEK-7, Forschungszentrum Jülich and ACOM UTLS. She will collaborate in data...Read more

Oct 2016 to Mar 2017
Silvia Bucci Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (CNR-ISAC) Laura Pan

Dr. Silvia Bucci will perform preliminary analyses of the StratoClim campaign data for airborne observations of Asian monsoon UTLS impact.Read more

Sep 2016 to Oct 2016
Christine Smith-Johnson Univerisity of Norway Dan Marsh

Understanding the impact of Energetic Particle Precipitation (EPP) on the chemistry and dynamics of the middle and upper atmosphere, and ultimately upon surface climate, through combined modeling and observational studies. Testing to determine if the estimated energy fluxes derived from...Read more

Sep 2016 to Dec 2016
Kathryn Emmerson CSIRO Louisa Emmons

Kathryn is one of the lead organizers of the Australian component of the COALA (Characterizing Organics and Aerosol Loading over Australia) C-130 field experiment and an expert in regional modeling of biogenic emissions and air quality. She will also work...Read more

Sep 2016 to Oct 2016
Nicholas Jones University of Wollongong James Hannigan

Dr. Nicholas Jones will collaborate with Dr. James Hannigan and other scientists in ACOM's Satellite and Remote Sensing group to work on retrievals from ground-based instruments for OCS, as required for the SSiRC stratospheric sulphur inventory effort. These will be...Read more

Sep 2016
Randall Chiu University of Colorado Geoff Tyndall

Randall is a visitor from Prof. Rainer Volkamer's group at the University of Colorado. He will be working on a laboratory project to examine the oxidation of unsaturated aldehydes in the atmosphere. These molecules have been measured in the free...Read more

Sep 2016 to Dec 2016
Nicola Blake University of California, Irvine Eric Apel

During her visit, Dr. Nicola Blake will work on an IGAC presentation, TOGA-TOF, and modeling of recent measurements.Read more

Sep 2016
Christoph Knote Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Louisa Emmons

Dr. Christoph Knote has active collaborations with numerous ACOM scientists, including:
• MOZART chemical mechanism development and comparisons with CAMchem, WRFChem, and box modeling (Louisa Emmons, John Orlando, Geoff Tyndall, Gabi Pfister)
• FRAPPE campaign analysis of contribution...Read more

Sep 2016
Sofia Chelpon City College of New York Laura Pan

Sofia Chelpon will collaborate with Dr. Laura Pan and other scientists in the UTLS group to discuss in situ measurements from the CONTRAST (CONvective TRansport of Active Species in the Tropics) field campaign and the CloudSat satellite data, as well...Read more

Aug 2016
Johnny Luo City College of New York Laura Pan

Dr. Johnny Luo will collaborate with Dr. Laura Pan and other scientists in the UTLS group to discuss the CONTRAST (CONvective TRansport of Active Species in the Tropics) field campaign and data analyses.Read more

Aug 2016
Ulrike Niemeier Max Planck Institut fuer Meteorologie Simone Tilmes

Dr. Ulrike Niemeier will compare results from her ECHAM model to WACCM, identify differences in the aerosol schemes and uncertainties in the models. There are large uncertainties in the evolution of the sulfur cloud after the injection, e.g. particle size,...Read more

Aug 2016 to Jan 2017
Hiroshi Tanimoto National Studies for Environmental Studies Louisa Emmons

Dr. Tanimoto will be collaborating with Drs. Laura Pan, Mary Barth, and the ACRESP Group on analysis of KORUS-AQ and related data. In addition to collaborating on CCMI model evaluation with observations in Asia.Read more

Aug 2016
Isao Murata Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Tohoku University James Hannigan

Dr. Isao Murata, along with Drs. Tomoo Nagahama and Hideaki Nakajima, will visit Jim Hannigan in ACOM from August 1–5, 2016. They will work together on the analysis of the solar spectra taken at the Moshiri, Rikubetsu, and Tsukuba NDACC...Read more

Aug 2016
Hideaki Nakajima Center for Global Environmental Research, National Institute for Environmental Studies James Hannigan

Dr. Hideaki Nakajima, along with Drs. Isao Murata and Tomoo Nagahama, will visit Jim Hannigan in ACOM from August 1–5, 2016. They will work together on the analysis of the solar spectra taken at the Moshiri, Rikubetsu, and Tsukuba NDACC...Read more

Aug 2016
Alex Guenther UC - Irvine Louisa Emmons

Dr. Alex Guenther will work with the ACRESP and Insitur groups to determine why there is so much toluene and sesquiterpenes in Korea. He will also collaborate on the improvement of MEGAN in CLM/CESM in addition to the white paper...Read more

Aug 2016
Tomoo Nagahama Institute for Space-Earth Environmental Research, Nagoya University James Hannigan

Dr. Tomoo Nagahama, along with Drs. Isao Murata and Hideaki Nakajima, will visit Jim Hannigan in ACOM from August 1–5, 2016. They will work together on the analysis of the solar spectra taken at the Moshiri, Rikubetsu, and Tsukuba NDACC...Read more

Aug 2016

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