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Peer-Reviewed Publications

Aerosol Studies

Emetere, M.E., M. Akinyemi, and T. Oladimeji (2016). "A Conceptual Mathematical Examination of the Aerosols Loading over Abuja-Nigeria." Communications in Mathematics and Applications 7 (1): 47-51.   [Abstract: Link]  

Crouse, D. L., S. Philip, A. van Donkelaar, R.V. Martin, B. Jessiman, P.A. Peters, S. Weichenthal, J.R. Brook, B. Hubbell and R.T. Burnett (2016). "A new method to jointly estimate the mortality risk of long-term exposure to fine particulate matter and its components." Scientific Reports 6: 18916, doi: 10.1038/srep18916.   [Abstract: Link]  

Paugam, R., M. Wooster, S. Freitas, and M. Val Martin (2016). "A review of approaches to estimate wildfire plume injection height within large-scale atmospheric chemical transport models." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16 (2): 907-925.   [Abstract: Link]  

Sanchez-Romero, A., J.A. González, J. Calbó, A. Sanchez-Lorenzo, and J. Michalsky (2016). "Aerosol optical depth in a western Mediterranean site: An assessment of different methods." Atmospheric Research 174-175: 70-84.   [Abstract: Link]  

Metzger, S., B. Steil, M. Abdelkader, K. Klingmüller, L. Xu, J.E. Penner, C. Fountoukis, A. Nenes, and J. Lelieveld (2016). "Aerosol water parameterisation: a single parameter framework." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16 (11): 7213-7237.   [Abstract: Link]  

Emetere, M.E., M.L. Akinyemi, and S.A. Akinwumi (2016). "Aerosols Loading Trends and its Environmental Threats Over Cotonou-Benin." Nature Environment and Pollution Technology 15 (3): 1111-1116.   [Abstract: Link]  

Brauer, M., G. Freedman, J. Frostad, A. van Donkelaar, R.V. Martin, F. Dentener, R. Van Dingenen, K. Estep, H. Amini, J.S. Apte, K. Balakrishnan, L. Barregard, D.M. Broday, V. Feigin, S. Ghosh, P.K. Hopke, L.D. Knibbs, Y. Kokubo, Y. Liu, S. Ma, L. Morawska, J.L.T. Sangrador, G. Shaddick, H.R. Anderson, T. Vos, M.H. Forouzanfar, R.T. Burnett and A. Cohen (2016). "Ambient air pollution exposure estimation for the Global Burden of Disease 2013." Environmental Science and Technology 50 (1): 79-88.   [Abstract: Link]  

Chen, H., R.T. Burnett, R. Copes, J.C. Kwong, P.J. Villeneuve, M.S. Goldberg, R.D. Brook, A. van Donkelaar, M. Jerret, R.V. Martin, J. R. Brook, A. Kopp, and J.V. Tu (2016). "Ambient fine particulate matter and mortality among survivors of myocardial infarction: Population-based cohort study." Environmental Health Perspectives doi:10.1289/EHP185.   [Abstract: Link]  

Lynch, P., J.S. Reid, D.L. Westphal, J. Zhang, T.F. Hogan, E.J. Hyer, C.A. Curtis, D.A. Hegg, Y. Shi, J.R. Campbell, J.I. Rubin, W.R. Sessions, F.J. Turk, and A.L. Walker (2016). "An 11-year global gridded aerosol optical thickness reanalysis (v1.0) for atmospheric and climate sciences." Geoscientific Model Development 9 (4): 1489-1522.   [Abstract: Link]  

Baraskar, A., M. Bhushan, C. Venkataraman, and R. Cherian (2016). "An offline constrained data assimilation technique for aerosols: Improving GCM simulations over South Asia using observations from two satellite sensors." Atmospheric Environment 132: 36-48.   [Abstract: Link]  

Han, L., W. Zhou, S.T.A. Pickett, W. Li, and L. Li (2016). "An optimum city size? The scaling relationship for urban population and fine particulate (PM2.5) concentration." Environmental Pollution 208 (A): 96-101.   [Abstract: Link]  

Srivastava, N., S.K. Satheesh, N. Blond, and K.K. Moorthy (2016). "Anthropogenic aerosol fraction over the Indian region: model simulations versus multi-satellite data analysis." International Journal of Remote Sensing 37 (4): 782-804.   [Abstract: Link]  

Alobaidi, M., M. Almazroui, A. Mashat, and P.D. Jones (2016). "Arabian Peninsula wet season dust storm distribution: regionalization and trends analysis (1983–2013)." International Journal of Climatology.   [Abstract: Link]  

Chowdhury, S., and S. Dey (2016). "Cause-specific premature death from ambient PM2.5 exposure in India: Estimate adjusted for baseline mortality." Environment International 91: 283-290.   [Abstract: Link]  

Gao, Y., M.G. Zhang, X.H. Liu, and L.L. Wang (2016). "Change in diurnal variations of meteorological variables induced by anthropogenic aerosols over the North China Plain in summer 2008." Theoretical Applied Climatology 124: 103-118.   [Abstract: Link]  

Yu. Y., M. Notaro, O.V. Kalashnikova, and M.J. Garay (2016). "Climatology of summer Shamal wind in the Middle East." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 121 (1): 289-305.   [Abstract: Link]  

Lee, H., O.V. Kalashnikova, K. Suzuki, A. Braverman, M.J. Garay, and R.A. Kahn (2016). "Climatology of the aerosol optical depth by components from the Multi-angle Imaging SpectroRadiometer (MISR) and chemistry transport models." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16 (10): 6627-6640.   [Abstract: Link]  

Popp, T., G. de Leeuw, C. Bingen, C. Brühl, V. Capelle, A. Chedin, L. Clarisse, O. Dubovik, R. Grainger, J. Griesfeller, A. Heckel, S. Kinne, L. Klüser, M. Kosmale, P. Kolmonen, L. Lelli, P. Litvinov, L. Mei, P. North, S. Pinnock, A. Povey, C. Robert, M. Schulz, L. Soacheva, K. Stebel, D.S. Zweers, G. Thomas, L.G. Tilstra, S. Vandenbussche, P. Veefkind, M. Vountas, and Y. Xue (2016). "Development, Production and Evaluation of Aerosol Climate Data Records from European Satellite Observations (Aerosol_cci)." Remote Sensing 8 (5): 421.   [Abstract: Link]  

Yang, X., C. Zhao, L. Zhou, Y. Wang, and X. Liu (2016). "Distinct impact of different types of aerosols on surface solar radiation in China." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 121 (11): 6459-6471.   [Abstract: Link]  

Todd, M.C., and C. Cavazos-Guerra (2016). "Dust aerosol emission over the Sahara during summertime from Cloud-Aerosol Lidar with Orthogonal Polarization (CALIOP) observations." Atmospheric Environment 128: 147-157.   [Abstract: Link]  

Di, A., Y. Xue, J. Leys, J. Guang, L. Mei, J. Wang, L. She, Y. Hu, X. He, Y. Che, and C. Fan (2016). "Dust Aerosol Optical Depth Retrieval and Dust Storm Detection for Xinjiang Region Using Indian National Satellite Observations." Remote Sensing 8 (9): 702-719.   [Abstract: Link]  

Sarangi, C., S.N. Tripathi, A.K. Mishra, A. Goel, and E.J. Welton (2016). "Elevated aerosol layers and their radiative impact over Kanpur during monsoon onset period." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 121 (13): 7936-7957.   [Abstract: Link]  

You, W., Z. Zang, L. Zhang, Y. Li, and W. Wang (2016). "Estimating national-scale ground-level PM2.5 concentration in China using geographically weighted regression based on MODIS and MISR AOD." Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23 (9): 8327-8338.   [Abstract: Link]  

Yin, X.-M., T. Dai, J.-Y. Xin, D.-Y. Gong, J. Yang, N. Teruyuki, and G.-Y. Shi (2016). "Estimation of aerosol properties over the Chinese desert region with MODIS AOD assimilation in a global model." Advances in Climate Change Research 7 (1-2): 90-98.   [Abstract: Link]  

Crippa, P., R.C. Sullivan, A. Thota, and S.C. Pryor (2016). "Evaluating the skill of high-resolution WRF-Chem simulations in describing drivers of aerosol direct climate forcing on the regional scale." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16 (1): 397-416.   [Abstract: Link]  

Zhang, Z.Y., M.S. Wong, and K.H. Lee (2016). "Evaluation of the representativeness of ground-based visibility for analysing the spatial and temporal variability of aerosol optical thickness in China." Atmospheric Environment 147: 31-45.   [Abstract: Link]  

Ford, B., and C.L. Heald (2016). "Exploring the uncertainty associated with satellite-based estimates of premature mortality due to exposure to fine particulate matter." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16 (5): 3499-3523.   [Abstract: Link]  

van Donkelaar, A., R.V. Martin, M. Brauer, N.C. Hsu, R.A. Kahn, R.C. Levy, A. Lyapustin, A.M. Sayer, and D.M. Winker (2016). "Global Estimates of Fine Particulate Matter using a Combined Geophysical-Statistical Method with Information from Satellites, Models, and Monitors." Environmental Science and Technology 50 (7): 3762-3772.   [Abstract: Link]  

Chung, C.E., J.-E. Chu, Y. Lee, T. van Noije, H. Jeoung, K.-J. Ha, and M. Marks (2016). "Global fine-mode aerosol radiative effect, as constrained by comprehensive observations." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics (13): 8071-8080.   [Abstract: Link]  

Jin, Q., Z.-L. Yang, and J. Wei (2016). "High sensitivity of Indian summer monsoon to Middle East dust absorptive properties." Scientific Reports 6: 30690.   [Abstract: Link]  

Su, X.T., H.J. Wang, L.R. Xu, Z.B. Zhang, and H.Y. Sun (2016). "Impact of desert dust on the East Asian summer monsoon." Journal of Tropical Meteorology 22 (2): 252-264.   [Abstract: Link]  

Lou, S., L.M. Russell, Y. Yang, L. Xu, M.A. Lamjiri, M.J. DeFlorio, A.J. Miller, S.J. Ghan, Y. Liu, and B. Singh (2016). "Impacts of the East Asia monsoon on springtime dust concentrations over China." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 121 (13): 8137-8152.   [Abstract: Link]  

Govardhan, G. R., R.S. Nanjundiah, S.K. Satheesh, K.K. Moorthy, and T. Takemura (2016). "Inter-comparison and performance evaluation of chemistry transport models over Indian region." Atmospheric Environment 125 (B): 486-504.   [Abstract: Link]  

Li, S.S., C. Yu, L.F. Chen, J.H. Tao, H. Letu, W. Ge, Y. Si, and Y. Liu (2016). "Inter-comparison of model-simulated and satellite-retrieved componential aerosol optical depths in China." Atmospheric Environment 141: 320-332.   [Abstract: Link]  

Adesina, A.J., K.R. Kumar, V. Sivakumar, and S.J. Piketh (2016). "Intercomparison and assessment of long-term (2004–2013) multiple satellite aerosol products over two contrasting sites in South Africa." Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 148: 82-95.   [Abstract: Link]  

Hammer, M.S., R.V. Martin, A. van Donkelaar, V. Buchard, O. Torres, D.A. Ridley and R.J.D. Spurr (2016). "Interpreting the ultraviolet aerosol index observed with the OMI satellite instrument to understand absorption by organic aerosols: implications for atmospheric oxidation and direct radiative effects." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16: 2507-2523.   [Abstract: Link]  

Ji, Z., S. Kang, Q. Zhang, Z. Cong, P. Chen, and M. Sillanpää (2016). "Investigation of mineral aerosols radiative effects over High Mountain Asia in 1990–2009 using a regional climate model." Atmospheric Research 178-179: 484-496.   [Abstract: Link]  

Kaku, K.C., J.S. Reid, E.A. Reid, K. Ross-Langerman, S. Piketh, S. Cliff, A. Al Mandoos, S. Broccardo, Y. Zhao, J. Zhang, and K.D. Perry (2016). "Investigation of the relative fine and coarse mode aerosol loadings and properties in the Southern Arabian Gulf region." Atmospheric Research 169 (A): 171-182.   [Abstract: Link]  

Ancellet, G., J. Pelon, J. Totems, P. Chazette, A. Bazureau, M. Sicard, T. Di Iorio, F. Dulac, and M Mallet (2016). "Long-range transport and mixing of aerosol sources during the 2013 North American biomass burning episode: analysis of multiple lidar observations in the western Mediterranean basin." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16 (7): 4725-4742.   [Abstract: Link]  

Kang, N., R. Kumar, K. Hu, X.N. Yu, and Y. Yin (2016). "Long-term (2002–2014) evolution and trend in Collection 5.1 Level-2 aerosol products derived from the MODIS and MISR sensors over the Chinese Yangtze River Delta." Atmospheric Research 181: 29-43.   [Abstract: Link]  

Chu, J.-E., and K.-J. Ha (2016). "Quantifying organic aerosol single scattering albedo over the tropical biomass burning regions." Atmospheric Environment 147: 67-78.   [Abstract: Link]  

Elguindi, N., F. Soloman, and U. Turuncoglu (2016). "Quantifying some of the impacts of dust and other aerosol on the Caspian Sea region using a regional climate model." Climate Dynamics 46 (1): 41-55.   [Abstract: Link]  

Misra, A., V.P. Kanawade, and S.N. Tripathi (2016). "Quantitative assessment of AOD from 17 CMIP5 models based on satellite-derived AOD over India." Annales Geophysicae 34 (8): 657-671.   [Abstract: Link]  

Mehta, M., R. Singh, A. Singh, N. Singh, and Anshumali (2016). "Recent global aerosol optical depth variations and trends — A comparative study using MODIS and MISR level 3 datasets." Remote Sensing of Environment 181: 137-150.   [Abstract: Link]  

Gopal, K.R., K.R.O. Reddy, G. Balakrishnaiah, S.MD. Arafath, N.S.K. Reddy, T.C. Rao, T.L. Reddy, and R.R. Reddy (2016). "Regional trends of aerosol optical depth and their impact on cloud properties over Southern India using MODIS data." Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics 146: 38-48.   [Abstract: Link]  

Larkin, A., A. van Donkelaar, J.A. Geddes, R.V. Martin, and P. Hystad (2016). "Relationships between Changes in Urban Characteristics and Air Quality in East Asia from 2000 to 2010." Environmental Science and Technology 50 (17): 9142-9149.   [Abstract: Link]  

Witek, M.L., D.J. Diner, and M.J. Garay (2016). "Satellite assessment of sea spray aerosol productivity: Southern Ocean case study." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 121 (2): 872-894.   [Abstract: Link]  

Jin, Q., Z.-L. Yang, and J. Wei (2016). "Seasonal Responses of Indian Summer Monsoon to Dust Aerosols in the Middle East, India, and China." Journal of Climate 29 (17): 6329-6349.   [Abstract: Link]  

Djuric, N., L. Kansakar, and S. Vucetic (2016). "Semi-supervised combination of experts for aerosol optical depth estimation." Artificial Intelligence 230: 1-13.   [Abstract: Link]  

Liu, H., B. Hu, L. Zhang, Y.S. Wang, and P.F. Tian (2016). "Spatiotemporal characteristics of ultraviolet radiation in recent 54 years from measurements and reconstructions over the Tibetan Plateau." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 121 (13): 7673-7690.   [Abstract: Link]  

Li, J., M. Jin, and Z. Xu (2016). "Spatiotemporal Variability of Remotely Sensed PM2.5 Concentrations in China from 1998 to 2014 Based on a Bayesian Hierarchy Model." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 13 (8): 772-789.   [Abstract: Link]  

Eterigho, E.M. (2016). "Statistical Examination of the Aerosols Loading over Mubi-Nigeria: the Satellite Observation Analysis." Geographica Pannonica 20 (2): 62-69.   [Abstract: Link]  

Ge, J.M., H. Liu, J. Huang, and Q. Fu (2016). "Taklimakan Desert nocturnal low-level jet: climatology and dust activity." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16 (12): 7773-7783.   [Abstract: Link]  

Toth, T.D., J. Zhang, J.R. Campbell, J.S. Reid, and M.A. Vaughan (2016). "Temporal Variability of Aerosol Optical Thickness Vertical Distribution Observed from CALIOP." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 121 (15): 9117-9139.   [Abstract: Link]  

Hu, Z., C. Zhao, J. Huang, L.R. Leung, Y. Qian, H. Yu, L. Huang, and O.V. Kalashnikova (2016). "Trans-Pacific transport and evolution of aerosols: evaluation of quasi-global WRF-Chem simulation with multiple observations." Geoscientific Model Development 9 (5): 1725-1746.   [Abstract: Link]