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2014 Biological, Environmental & Climate Sciences Dept Publications


Choung, S., Um, W., Choi, S., Francis, A. J., Kim, S., Park, J. B., and Kim, S.-H. Biogeochemical changes at early stage after the closure of radioactive waste geological repository in South Korea. Annals of Nuclear Energy 71, 6-10, doi:10.1016/j.anucene.2014.03.021 (2014). [BNL-104903-2014-JA]

Coburn, S., Ortega, I., Thalman, R., Blomquist, B., Fairall, C. W., and Volkamer, R. Measurements of diurnal variations and Eddy Covariance (EC) fluxes of glyoxal in the tropical marine boundary layer: description of the Fast LED-CE-DOAS instrument. Atmos. Meas. Tech. 7, 3579-3595, doi:10.5194/amt-7-3579-2014 (2014).  [BNL-105984-2014-JA]

Collow, T. W., Robock, A., and Wu, W. Influences of soil moisture and vegetation on convective precipitation forecasts over the United States Great Plains. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 9338-9358,  doi:10.1002/2014JD021454 (2014). [BNL-105961-2014-JA]

Doron, O., Wielopolski, L., Mitra, S., and Biegalski, S. MCNP benchmarking of an inelastic neutron scattering system for soil carbon analysis. Nuclear Instru. Methods in Phys. Res. A 735, 431-436, doi:10.1016/j.nima.2013.09.049 (2014). [BNL-102605-2013-JA]

Fast, J. D., Allan, J., Bahreini, R., Craven, J., Emmons, L., Ferrare, R., Hayes, P. L., Hodzic, A., Holloway, J., Hostetler, C., Jimenez, J. L., Jonsson, H., Liu, S., Liu, Y., Metcalf, A., Middlebrook, A., Nowak, J., Pekour, M., Perring, A., Russell, L., Sedlacek, A., Seinfeld, J., Setyan, A., Shilling, J., Shrivastava, M., Springston, S., Song, C., Subramanian, R., Taylor, J. W., Vinoj, V., Yang, Q., Zaveri, R. A., and Zhang, Q. Modeling regional aerosol and aerosol precursor variability over California and its sensitivity to emissions and long-range transport during the 2010 CalNex and CARES campaigns. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 14, 10013-10060, doi:10.5194/acp-14-10013-2014 (2014). [BNL-106292-2014-JA]

Galletti, M., Huang, D., and Kollias, P. Zenith/Nadir Pointing mm-Wave Radars: Linear or Circular Polarization? IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens. 52, 628-639, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2013.2243155 (2014). [BNL-104274-2014-JA]

Galletti, M., Zrnic, D. S., Gekat, F., and Goelz, P. Eigenvalue Signal Processing for Weather Radar Polarimetry: Removing the Bias Induced by Antenna Coherent Cross-Channel Coupling. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens. 52, 7695-7707, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2014.2316821 (2014). [BNL-105429-2014-JA]

Giangrande, S. E., Bartholomew, M. J., Pope, M., Collis, S., and Jensen, M. P. A Summary of Precipitation Characteristics from the 2006-2011 Northern Australian Wet Seasons as Revealed by ARM Disdrometer Research Facilities (Darwin, Australia). J. Applied Meteorol. Climatol. 53, 1213-1231, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-13-0222.1 (2014). [BNL-105019-2014-JA]

Giangrande, S. E., Collis, S., Theisen, A. K., and Tokay, A. Precipitation Estimation from the ARM Distributed Radar Network During the MC3E Campaign. J. Applied Meteorol. Climatol. 53, 2130-2147, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-13-0321.1 (2014). [BNL-106151-2014-JA]

Heistermann, M., Collis, S., Dixon, M. J., Giangrande, S., Helmus, J. J., Kelley, B., Koistinen, J., Michelson, D. B., Peura, M., Pfaff, T., and Wolff, D. B. The Emergence of Open Source Software for the Weather Radar Community. Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., e-view, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00240.1 (2014). [BNL-105490-2014-JA]

Jensen, M. P., Toto, T., Troyan, D., Ciesielski, P. E., Holdridge, D., Kyrouac, J., and Schatz, J. The Midlatitude Continental Convective Clouds Experiment (MC3E) sounding network: operations, processing and analysis. Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss. 7, 9275-9315 (2014). [BNL-106085-2014-JA]

Kangasluoma, J., Kuang, C., Wimmer, D., Rissanen, M. P., Lehtipalo, K., Ehn, M., Worsnop, D. R., Wang, J., Kulmala, M., and Petäjä, T. Sub-3 nm particle size and composition dependent response of a nano-CPC battery. Atmos. Meas. Tech. 7, 689-700, doi:10.5194/amt-7-689-2014 (2014). [BNL-104910-2014-JA]

Kollias, P., Bharadwaj, N., Widener, K., Jo, I., and Johnson, K. Scanning ARM Cloud Radars. Part I: Operational Sampling Strategies. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol. 31, 569-582, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00044.1 (2014). [BNL-105483-2014-JA]

Kollias, P., Jo, I., Borque, P., Tatarevic, A., Lamer, K., Bharadwaj, N., Widener, K., Johnson, K., and Clothiaux, E. E. Scanning ARM Cloud Radars. Part II: Data Quality Control and Processing. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol. 31, 583-598, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-13-00045.1 (2014). [BNL-105484-2014-JA]

Lee, Y.-N., Springston, S., Jayne, J., Wang, J., Hubbe, J., Senum, G., Kleinman, L., and Daum, P. H. Chemical composition and sources of coastal marine aerosol particles during the 2008 VOCALS-REx campaign. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 14, 5057-5072, doi:10.5194/acp-14-5057-2014 (2014). [BNL-105292-2014-JA]

Liu, Y., Daum, P. H., and Lu, C. Comment on “Cloud droplet spectral width relationship to CCN spectra and vertical velocity” by Hudson et al. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 118, 1874-1877, doi:10.1002/2012JD019207 (2014). [BNL-104279-2014-JA]

Lu, C., Liu, Y., and Niu, S. Entrainment mixing parameterization in shallow cumuli and effects of secondary mixing events. Chinese Sci. Bull. 59, 896-903, doi:10.1007/s11434-013-0097-1 (2014). [BNL-104277-2014-JA]

Lu, C., Liu, Y., Niu, S., and Endo, S. Scale dependence of entrainment-mixing mechanisms in cumulus clouds. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., accepted, doi:10.1002/2014JD022265 (2014). [BNL-107195-2014-JA]

Rogers, A. The use and misuse of Vc,max in Earth System Models. Photosynth. Res. 119, 15-29, doi:10.1007/s11120-013-9818-1 (2014). [BNL-104350-2014-JA]

Rogers, A., Medlyn, B. E., and Dukes, J. S. Improving representation of photosynthesis in Earth System Models. New Phytologist 204, 12-14, doi:10.1111/Nph.12972 (2014). [BNL-106193-2014-JA]

Schwartz, S. E., Charlson, R. J., Kahn, R., and Rodhe, H. Earth's Climate Sensitivity: Apparent Inconsistencies in Recent Assessments. Earth's Future, online, doi:10.1002/2014EF000273 (2014). [BNL-107119-2014-JA]

Song, H., Lin, W., Lin, Y., Wolf, A. B., Donner, L. J., Del Genio, A. D., Neggers, R., Endo, S., and Liu, Y. Evaluation of Cloud Fraction Simulated by Seven SCMs against the ARM Observations at the SGP Site. J. Climate 27, 6698-6719, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00555.1 (2014). [BNL-107094-2014-JA]

Talhelm, A. F., Pregitzer, K. S., Kubiske, M. E., Zak, D. R., Campany, C. E., Burton, A. J., Dickson, R. E., Hendrey, G. R., Isebrands, J. G., Lewin, K. F., Nagy, J., and Karnosky, D. F. Elevated carbon dioxide and ozone alter productivity and ecosystem carbon content in northern temperate forests. Global Change Biology 20, 2492-2504, doi:10.1111/gcb.12564 (2014). [BNL-106002-2014-JA]

Thalman, R., Zarzana, K. J., Tolbert, M. A., and Volkamer, R. Rayleigh scattering cross-section measurements of nitrogen, argon, oxygen and air. J. Quan. Spectros. Rad. Transfer 147, 171-177, doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2014.05.030 (2014). [BNL-105434-2014-JA]

Thalman, R., Baeza-Romero, M. T., Ball, S. M., Borrás, E., Daniels, M. J. S., Goodall, I. C. A., Henry, S. B., Karl, T., Keutsch, F. N., Kim, S., Mak, J., Monks, P. S., Muñoz, A., Orlando, J., Peppe, S., Rickard, A. R., Ródenas, M., Sánchez, P., Seco, R., Su, L., Tyndall, G., Vázquez, M., Vera, T., Waxman, E., and Volkamer, R. Instrument inter-comparison of glyoxal, methyl glyoxal and NO2 under simulated atmospheric conditions. Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss. 7, 8581-8642, doi:10.5194/amtd-7-8581-2014 (2014). [BNL-105985-2014-JA]

Tomasi, C., Kokhanovsky, A. A., Lupi, A., Ritter, C., Smirnov, A., O'Neill, N. T., Stone, R. S., Holben, B. N., Nyeki, S., Wehrli, C., Stohl, A., Mazzola, M., Lanconelli, C., Vitale, V., Stebel, K., Aaltonen, V., de Leeuw, G., Rodriguez, E., Herber, A. B., Radionov, V. F., Zielinski, T., Petelski, T., Sakerin, S. M., Kabanov, D. M., Xue, Y., Mei, L., Istomina, L., Wagener, R., McArthur, B., Sobolewski, P. S., Kivi, R., Courcoux, Y., Larouche, P., Broccardo, S., and Piketh, S. J. Aerosol remote sensing in polar regions. Earth-Science Reviews 140, 108-157, doi:10.1016/j.earscirev.2014.11.001 (2015). [BNL-107202-2014-JA]

Wu, W., Liu, Y., Jensen, M. P., Toto, T., Foster, M. J., and Long, C. N. A comparison of multiscale variations of decade-long cloud fractions from six different platforms over the Southern Great Plains in the United States. J. Geophys. Res. 119, 3438-3459, doi:10.1002/2013JD019813 (2014)  [BNL-104271-2014-JA]

Xie, Y., Liu, Y., Long, C. N., and Min, Q. Retrievals of cloud fraction and cloud albedo from surface-based shortwave radiation measurements: A comparison of 16 year measurements. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 119, 8925-8940, doi:10.1002/2014JD021705 (2014). [BNL-106199-2014-JA]

Xie, S., Zhang, Y., Giangrande, S. E., Jensen, M. P., McCoy, R., and Zhang, M. Interactions between Cumulus Convection and Its Environment as Revealed by the MC3E Sounding Array. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., accepted, doi:2014JD022011 (2014). [BNL-106289-2014-JA]

Yu, H., Hallar, A. G., You, Y., Sedlacek, A., Springston, S., Kanawade, V. P., Lee, Y.-N., Wang, J., Kuang, C., McGraw, R. L., McCubbin, I., Mikkila, J., and Lee, S.-H. Sub-3 nm particles observed at the coastal and continental sites in the United States. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 119, 860-879, doi:10.1002/ 2013JD020841 (2014).   [BNL-104265-2014-JA]

Zhang, C., Malhotra, S. V., and Francis, A. J. Toxicity of ionic liquids to Clostridium sp. and effects on uranium biosorption. J. Hazardous Materials 264, 246-253, doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2013.11.003 (2014). [BNL-103573-2014-JA]

Zhao, C., Xie, S., Chen, X., Jensen, M. P., and Dunn, M. Quantifying uncertainties of cloud microphysical property retrievals with a perturbation method. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 119, 5375-5385, doi:10.1002/2013JD021112 (2014).  [BNL-105011-2014-JA]

Meetings,Proceedings and Abstracts

Lewis, E. The MAGIC Field Campaign in the Eastern North Pacific. 7th International Scientific Conference on the Global Water and Energy Cycle, the Hague, Netherlands, July 14-17, 2014. [BNL-104264-2014-AB]

Lewis, E. R., Sedlacek III, A. J., Kleinman, L., Arnott, P., Adachi, K., Buseck, P. R., Onasch, T., Pikridas, M., Shilling, J. E., Springston, S. R., Wang, J., and Yokelson, R. J. Evolution of near field biomass burning aerosols. The Goldschmidt Conference, Sacramento, CA, June 8-13, 2014. [BNL-104263-2014-AB]

Lewis, E. R., Senum, G., Schwartz, S. E., and Gao, Y. Aerosol number concentration and size distribution in the mid-latitude eastern north pacific. 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, Feb. 23-28, 2014. [BNL-104262-2014-AB]

Sullivan, T., Heiser, J., Watson, T., Wilke, R., and Kalb, P. Effects of Outdoor Smoking Areas and Weather Conditions on Indoor Air Quality. 2014 ASHRAE Winter Conference, New York, NY, Jan. 21-23, 2014; ASHRAE TRANS. 2014, Vol. 120, Pt. 1, NY-14-C034 (2014). [BNL-107172-2014-CP]

Poster Abstracts:  5th Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Science Team Meeting, Potomac, Maryland, March 10-13, 2014;


Heiser, J. and Smith, S. Meteorological Services Annual Data Report for 2013. Informal Report, BNL-103733-2014-IR, January 2014.

Milian, L. and Sullivan, T. Sorption (Kd) measurements on cinder block and grout in support of dose assessments for Zion Nuclear Station decommissioning. Informal Report, BNL-105441-2014-IR, June 2014.

Sullivan, T. Screening evaluation of radionuclide groundwater concentrations for the end state basement fill model Zion Nuclear Power Station decommissioning project. Informal Report, BNL-105443-2014-IR, June 2014.

Sullivan, T. Recommended values for the distribution coefficient (Kd) to be used in dose assessments for decommissioning the Zion Nuclear Power Plant. Informal Report, BNL-105442-2014-IR-R1, Sept. 2014.

Sullivan, T. Basement Fill Model Evaluation of Maximum Radionuclide Concentrations for Initial Suite of Radionuclides. Zion Station Restoration Project, Informal Report, BNL-107249-2014-IR, Dec. 2014.

Sullivan, T. Evaluation of Maximum Radionuclide Groundwater Concentrations for Basement Fill Model. Zion Station Restoration Project, Informal Report, BNL-107250-2014-IR, Dec. 2014.