Visitor Directory

Name Affiliation Host Research Dates
Jennie Thomas LATMOS Louisa Emmons

Dr. Jennie Thomas plans to work with members of the Atmospheric Chemistry Observations and Modeling (ACOM) Lab on understanding the processes that control the Arctic ozone budget, including the contribution from fires and natural emissions in the region.Read more

Jul 2017
Marta Abalos Universidad Complutense de Madrid William Randel

Marta will collaborate with Dr. William Randel and others in his group to continue work on analysis of large-scale transport and circulation using observations and WACCM model diagnostics.Read more

Jul 2017 to Aug 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
Daniel Gilford Massachusetts Institute of Technology William Randel

Daniel Gilford is a PhD student working with Susan Solomon on stratospheric water vapor and radiative forcing. We will be working together on analysis of satellite data and model output looking at correlated variations in temperature and ozone near the...Read more

Jul 2017 to Aug 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
Cathy Clerbaux Laboratoire Atmosphères, Milieux, Observations Spatiales (LATMOS) David Edwards

Dr. Cathy Clerbaux will be working with the ACRESP group on satellite remote sensing science for trace gases. Specifically, work is ongoing comparing and contrasting carbon monoxide retrievals from Terra/MOPITT and Metop/IASI. Dr. Clerbaux will also be collaborating on studies...Read more

Jun 2017
Valeria Donets Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS), University of Miami Laura Pan

Valeria will be working to finalize a CONTRAST data analysis paper in collaboration with ACOM scientists. She will also begin a new project to investigate the vertical transport of reactive species into the tropical tropopause layer (TTL), using CONTRAST, ATTREX,...Read more

Jun 2017 to Aug 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
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
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





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