Visitor Directory

Name Affiliation Host Research Dates
Shima Bahramvash Shams Washington State University Jim Hannigan

Shima received as ASP Graduate Student Fellowship to pursue her research into  Arctic ozone, sudden stratospheric warmings and links to lower latitudes.   She is attending Washington State Univ. where she has made infrared emission spectral observations of stratospheric ozone from...Read more

Apr 2019 to Dec 2019
Wandi Yu Texas A&M University Mijeong Park

Wandi has been accepted to the ASP graduate visitor program and will be collaborating with the UTLS group.Read more

Apr 2019 to Sep 2019
Xun Wang Texas A&M University Andrew Gettelman

ASP Graduate Visitor working on volcanic forcing in CESM. Read more

Mar 2019 to May 2019
Michael Schwartz JPL Bill Randel

Michael is coming to give an informal seminar on stratospheric effects of large boreal fires, and observations from the MLS satellite. We are aiming to set up collaborations on chemical modeling of the fire plumes.Read more

Feb 2019 to Mar 2019
Chris Reed National Centre for Atmospheric Science Frank Flocke

This is a collaboration with the visitor and NOAA on aircraft instrumentation. Instrumentation will need to be assembled, so Chris will need some make use of ACOM facilities for the build. Read more

Feb 2019
Yosuke Kimura University of Texas Austin Louisa Emmons

Yo is working with Christine Wiedinmyer on the development of Version 2 of FINN (Fire INventory from NCAR).  This work will improve our real-time chemical forecasts, which use fire emissions from FINN.  As well, FINN2 will be used in the...Read more

Feb 2019
Kelvin Bates Harvard Eric Apel

Kelvin will collaborate with ACOM  to simulate and incorporate oceanic emissions into the CAM-CAM and GEOS-chem models.Read more

Jan 2019 to Feb 2019
Kathryn Steinmann San Jose State University Laura Pan

Kathryn is a student at the SJSU working on her Masters Degree under the supervision of Dr. Minghui Diao. Her research project is to use the CONTRAST observations to evaluate MERRA-2 and ERAi reanalyses data. Her visit is to pursue...Read more

Jan 2019 to Apr 2019
Jerome Barre ECMWF David Edwards

Collaborate on the assimilation of MOPITT and MODIS satellite producers to investigate the emissions and transport of fire pollution from intense western USA wildfires. Explore the joint assimilation of carbon monoxide and aerosol optical depth to better understand the vertical...Read more

Jan 2019
Lizzy Asher NOAA Eric Apel

Lizzy will collect and analyze samples for the UWASS project. Read more

Jan 2019 to Dec 2019
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

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