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Gunnar I. Senum

Chemist

Education

  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, Ph.D., Chemistry
  • Brooklyn College of the City University of New York, B.S., Chemistry

Professional Affiliations

  • American Chemical Society
  • American Physical Society
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

Areas of Interest

  • Application and modeling of chromatographic systems for the development of techniques for the detection and quantification of trace components with the consequent application to geophysical trace gases, indoor pollution and various industrial applications
  • Development of chemicalcompounds as atmospheric, hydrological or aerosol tracers

Experience

  • Presently responsible for the development and applications of new techniques using perfluorocarbon tracers in the Tracer Technology Center, including atmospheric, hydrological and geophysical applications
  • Presently responsible for the application and demonstration of the use of PFTs for subsurface characterization in petroleum reservoirs, transport and dispersion of the vadose subsurface and subsurface leak detection techniques using tracers

Selected Publications (since 2009)

Lee, Y.-N., Springston, S., Jayne, J., Wang, J., Hubbe, J., Senum, G., Kleinman, L., and Daum, P. Chemical composition and sources of coastal marine aerosol particles during the 2008 VOCALS-REx campaign. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. 13, 26043-26115, doi:10.5194/acpd-13-26043-2013 (2013).

Kleinman, L. I., Daum, P. H., Lee, Y.-N., Lewis, E. R., Sedlacek III, A. J., Senum, G. I., Springston, S. R., Wang, J., Hubbe, J., Jayne, J., Min, Q., Yum, S. S., and Allen, G. Aerosol concentration and size distribution measured below, in, and above cloud from the DOE G-1 during VOCALS-REx. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 11, 207-223, doi:10.5194/acp-12-207-2012 (2012).

Zaveri, R. A., et al.  Overview of the 2010 Carbonaceous Aerosols and Radiative Effects Study (CARES). Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. 12, 1299-1400, doi:10.5194/acpd-12-1299-2012 (2012).

Berg, L. K., Berkowitz, C. M., Barnard, J. C., Senum, G., and Springston, S. R. Observations of the first aerosol indirect effect in shallow cumuli. Geophys. Res. Lett. 38, L03809, doi:10.1029/2010GL046047 (2011).

Kleinman, L. I., Daum, P. H., Lee, Y.-N., Lewis, E. R., Sedlacek III, A. J., Senum, G. I., Springston, S. R., Wang, J., Hubbe, J., Jayne, J., Min, Q., Yum, S. S., and Allen, G. Aerosol concentration and size distribution measured below, in, and above cloud from the DOE G-1 during VOCALS-REx. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. 11, 17289-17336, doi:10.5194/acpd-11-17289-2011 (2011).

Kleinman, L. I., Springston, S. R., Wang, J., Daum, P. H., Lee, Y.-N., Nunnermacker, L. J., Senum, G. I., Weinstein-Lloyd, J., Alexander, M. L., Hubbe, J., Ortega, J., Zaveri, R. A., Canagaratna, M. R., and Jayne, J. The time evolution of aerosol size distribution over the Mexico City plateau. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 9, 4261-4278 (2009).

Wang, J., Daum, P. H., Yum, S. S., Liu, Y., Senum, G. I., Lu, M.-L., Seinfeld, J. H., and Jonsson, H. Observations of marine stratocumulus microphysics and implications for processes controlling droplet spectra: results from the Marine Stratus/Stratocumulus Experiment (MASE). J. Geophys. Res. 114, D18210, doi:10.1029/2008JD011035 (2009).