Visitor Directory

Name Affiliation Host Research Dates
Ed Gerber New York University William Randel

Dr. Ed Gerber works on modeling studies of large-scale circulation and transport. He will collaborate with Dr. William Randel and others in the Satellite and Remote Sensing group on studies of the tropical tropopause layer and Brewer-Dobson circulation.Read more

Jun 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
Sofia Chelpon City College of New York Laura Pan

Sofia Chelpon is an ASP Graduate Student Visitor from the City College of New York. During her visit, she will be working with Dr. Laura Pan and other ACOM scientists who are part of the CONTRAST campaign. Her interest is...Read more

May 2017 to Jul 2017
Olga Tweedy Johns Hopkins University William Randel

Olga Tweedy is an ASP Graduate Student Visitor from Johns Hopkins University. Her thesis research involves analysis of variability in the stratospheric Brewer-Dobson circulation, in particular, the mechanisms causing the large annual cycle in upwelling in the tropical lower stratosphere....Read more

May 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
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





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