Visitor Directory

Name Affiliation Host Research Dates
Christine Smith-Johnsen University of Bergen Dan Marsh

Christine will use the NCAR Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model (WACCM) to study the effect of precipitating particles on the composition and dynamics of the middle and upper atmosphere. She will conduct numerical experiments to compare the effects on the...Read more

Jan 2019
Shira Joudan University of Toronto John Orlando

Shira is a graduate student in the lab of Scott Mabury of the University of Toronto.  We will collaboratively study aspects of the atmospheric lifetime and impact of an multiply-fluorinated chemical species used in industrial applications.  Information to be obtained...Read more

Dec 2018
Damian Murphy Australian Antarctic Division Anne Smith

Damian is collaborating with Anne Smith to understand gravity wave parameterizations in global models and to work towards developing a better parameterization. This is an ongoing collaboration with funding from the Australian Antarctic Division. The goal of the proposed 2018...Read more

Nov 2018 to Dec 2018
Summer Hardy Fairview Highschool Siyuan Wang She is considering a major in chemistry, but would like to experience real life applications. The goal of her intern project is: (1). to have some programming experience; (2). to learn some fundamentals about atmospheric chemistry and ozone pollution. She...Read more Nov 2018 to Jan 2019
Nicola Blake UC-Irvine Eric Apel

Nicola is collaborating with our group on a number of projects. One is on the FRAPPE oil and gas paper we are working on. Another is the NASA ATom project. The NASA ATom meeting is also that week and she...Read more

Nov 2018
Qinyi Li Spanish National Research Council Doug Kinnison

Qinyi Li will collaborate with Douglas Kinnison and other scientists in NCAR to further develop a global chemistry-climate model, CAM-Chem, to incorporate additional chlorine sources and chemistry. He will validate the revised CAM-Chem model by comparing the simulation with the...Read more

Nov 2018
Chris Lee University of Colorado Jim Hannigan Correlative measurements with ACOM FTIR. They wish to verify retrievals of tropospheric species they perform using a low spectral resolution instrument. They will require a few nice sunny days for a good comparison with their mobile/airborne instrument.Read more Nov 2018 to Dec 2018
Natalie Kille University of Colorado Jim Hannigan

Correlative measurements with ACOM FTIR.  They wish to verify retrievals of tropospheric species they perform using a low spectral resolution instrument.  They will require a few nice sunny days for a good comparison with their mobile/airborne instrument.Read more

Nov 2018 to Dec 2018
Rahul Zaveri DOE/PNNL Sasha Madronich

Rahul will work with us on the GECKO-A model.  The plan is to couple the thermodynamic model MOSAIC with the chemical model GECKO-A.  This will allow prediction of aerosol water and ionic content.Read more

Nov 2018
Young-Hee Ryu Postdoc Alma Hodzic

Young-Hee will continue working on improving air quality predictions in presence of clouds using WRF-Chem, TUV, field campaign NOMADSS and SEAC4RS, and satellite data. In particular, she is writing up her study on the influence of cloud data assimilation on...Read more

Nov 2018 to Nov 2019
Alfonso Saiz-Lopez Department of Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate Instituto de Química Física Rocasolano, CSIC Doug Kinnison

Alfonso will collaborate with Douglas Kinnison and other scientists in NCAR to further develop a global chemistry-climate model, CAM-Chem, to incorporate additional VSL chemistry into the new version of CESM2 (CAM-Chem). He will validate the revised CAM-Chem model by comparing...Read more

Oct 2018 to Nov 2018
Bernard Aumont LISA/U. Paris Sasha Madronich

Bernard is an Affiliate Scientist with ACOM, and is a co-developer of the GECKO-A model.  During his visit we will discuss and establish strategies for future GECKO-A model development and applications.  We will also discuss the planning of the NCAR/NSF...Read more

Oct 2018 to Nov 2018
Chi-Tsan Wang UNC-Chapel Hill Gabriele Pfister

Chi-Tsan will collaborate with us on extending the WRF-Chem IRR analysis tool to the T1 chemistry we recently added to WRF-Chem and develop a python-based analysis package we can share with the community. We will also work on a paper...Read more

Oct 2018 to Nov 2018
Adam Bourassa University of Saskatchewan Bill Randel

Adam Bourassa is the faculty advisor for Kimberlee Dube, who is a PhD student visitor in ACOM. We are working on analysis of long-term satellite measurements of stratospheric NO2, and making comparisons with WACCM simulations. Read more

Oct 2018
Doug Degenstein University of Saskatchewan Bill Randel

Doug Degenstein is a faculty advisor for Kimberlee Dube, who is a PhD student visitor in ACOM. We are collaborating on analysis of long-term satellite measurements of stratospheric NO2, and making comparisons with WACCM simulations. Read more

Oct 2018
Chris McLinden Environment and Climate Change Canada Bill Randel

Chris McLinden is a collaborator on a project involving Kimberlee Dube, who is a PhD student visitor in ACOM. We are working on analysis of long-term satellite measurements of stratospheric NO2, and making comparisons with WACCM simulations. Read more

Oct 2018
Jean-Pierre Chaboureau CNRS/LA Toulouse Alma Hodzic

Jean-Pierre has been collaborating with Alma to compare the results of the WRF-Chem and Meso-NH-Chem regional models. We are currently preparing for the AQMEII phase 4 modeling inter-comparison exercise. This model inter-comparison is particularly focused on deposition processes.Read more

Oct 2018 to Nov 2018
Yifan Zhang The University of Vermont Xuan Zhang

Yifan Zhang will help to develop a user-friendly interface that will be used for synchronized recording and processing of the data generated from a variety of instruments including chromatography and spectrometry. Her background in computer science will be an ideal...Read more

Oct 2018 to Jan 2019
Kimberlee Dube University of Saskatchewan Bill Randel

Kimberlee Dube is a graduate student at the University of Saskatchewan working with the OSIRIS satellite group. We will be collaborating on a project to evaluate long-term variability of stratospheric reactive nitrogen and ozone from merged satellite data records. We...Read more

Oct 2018 to Nov 2018
Kristie Boering University of California Berkeley Sue Schauffler

Kristie will be working with ACOM scientists on various field campaign measurements she has made from Whole Air Samples. Kristie will discuss with ACOM scientists the Whole Air Sampler current and future uses and operations as well as the potential...Read more

Oct 2018
Gregor Surawicz Bruker Optik GmbH Jim Hannigan

Gregor will install the Bruker Instrument in the OT lab. Read more

Sep 2018 to Oct 2018
Dan Phoenix University of Oklahoma Mary Barth
Dan Phoenix (U. Oklahoma) will continue analysis and documentation of a WRF-Chem simulation to understand the processes causing ozone wrapping around thunderstorm anvils. He is investigating stratosphere-troposphere exchange of trace gases (water associated with overshooting tops, and ozone...Read more
Sep 2018 to Dec 2018
Sabine Robrecht Research Center Juelich Simone Tilmes

Sabine will work with Simone Tilmes on CLaMS box modeling.Read more

Sep 2018 to Dec 2018
Keyhong Park KOPRI Louisa Emmons

Keyhong will be using CAM-chem simulations to study the Arctic and Antarctic atmosphere and ocean biogeochemistry. He has observations from a research vessel for many years during each hemisphere's summer that will be used to evaluate and improve CAM-chem.Read more

Aug 2018
Vanessa Brocchi Laboratoire de Physique et Chimie de l'Environnement et de l'Dspace, Centre natioal de la recherche scientifique (LPC2E/CNRS) Doug Kinnison

Dr. Brocchi will model the chemistry and dynamics of nitrous oxide (N2O) using a global model. For this task she will learn to run CESM2 (WACCM). The N2O measurements available for this work will be based on  aircraft, balloon, and...Read more

Aug 2018 to Sep 2018

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