Chemistry Modeling: Visitor Profiles

Name Affiliation Host Research Dates
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
Carlos Ordóñez Garcia Universidad Complutense de Madrid Rolando Garcia

Carlos Ordóñez Garcia will familiarize himself with the running of the latest version of WACCM (v.6). He will interact with the WACCM group to diagnose and understand the parameterization of sulfate aerosols. He will collaborate with Rolando Garcia in setting...Read more

Aug 2017 to Sep 2017
Francisco J. Gordillo-Vazquez Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia Anne Smith

Dr. Francisco J. Gordillo Vázquez will be working on studies of atmospheric electricity using WACCM. In particular he will be including different parameterization of lightning in WACCM while performing many numerical experiments to investigate the possible global influence of Blue Jets,...Read more

Aug 2017 to Oct 2017
Francisco J. Perez-Invernon Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia Anne Smith

Francisco Perez-Invernon will be working closely with his advisor Francisco J. Gordillo-Vazquez on the parameterization of lightning in WACCM and possible global influence of Blue Jets.Read more

Aug 2017 to Oct 2017
Iris Dekker Ultrecht University Helen Worden

Iris Dekker is working on her PhD research using MOPITT and IASI satellite data and the WRF model. A visit to NCAR this summer would provide unique expertise in these areas. She will be extending her method of estimating...Read more

Jul 2017
Natalia Calvo Universidad Compulutense de Madrid Rolando Garcia

Dr. Natalia Calvo will be collaborating with Dr. Roalando Garcia on analysis of climage change and ozone recover in WACCM.Read more

Jul 2017 to Sep 2017
Alfonso Saiz-Lopez Instituto de Química Física Rocasolano, CSIC Jean-Francois Lamarque

Dr. Alfonso Saiz-Lopez will be working with a set of high resolution simulations to assess the role of halogenated compounds on oxidant budgets at coastal locations.Read more

Jun 2017 to Jul 2017
Margot Clyne University of British Columbia Jean-Francois Lamarque

Margot Clyne visited last year and participated in the evaluation of the WACCM simulations for VolMIP. She will continue to do so, and finalize a publication summarizing a multi-model intercomparison analysis.Read more

Jun 2017 to Aug 2017
Lorenzo Polvani Columbia University Dan Marsh

Dr. Lorenzo Polvani will be involved in analyzing the WACCM model runs that were produced as part of the Chemistry Climate Model initiative, as well as the vast model output generated by the CESM Large Ensemble project.  On the stratospheric...Read more

Jun 2017 to Aug 2017
Anja Schmidt University of Leeds Mike Mills

Anja Schmidt will collaborate with the WACCM group in developing prognostic treatments of volcanic aerosols in WACCM. Together, we will use WACCM to study impacts of recent and historical volcanic eruptions on climate and chemistry. She will collaborate with Bette...Read more

May 2017 to Jun 2017
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

May 2017 to Sep 2017
Jenny Fisher University of Wollongong Louisa Emmons

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Apr 2017
Damian Murphy Australian Antarctic Division Anne Smith

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Mar 2017 to Apr 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
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
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
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
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
Anja Schmidt University of Leeds Mike Mills

Anja Schmidt will continue working with ACOM's prognostic representations of volcanic aerosol in CESM(WACCM). We plan to use WACCM to study impacts of recent and historical volcanic eruptions on climate, clouds, and chemistry. Anja is leading a project to simulate...Read more

Jul 2016 to Sep 2016
Annmarie Carlton Univ. of California, Irvine Christine Wiedinmyer

Annmarie Carlton visited ACOM to discuss an upcoming collaboration on the FIREX project funded by NOAA taking place during 2017. Further, Annmarie also met with Mary Barth to plan a workshop taking place at Whiteface Mountain.Read more

Jul 2016
Kirsti Ashworth University of Michigan Christine Wiedinmyer

Kirsti Ashworth will be coming to ACOM to work with Christine Wiedinmyer and ASP visitors Will Vizuete and Chitsan Wang. The group will be doing measurements of emissions and ambient concentrations of biogenic VOCs from new industry activities on the...Read more

Jul 2016 to Aug 2016





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