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2015 Environmental & Climate Sciences Dept Publications


Bi, X., Gao, Z., Liu, Y., Liu, F., Song, Q., Huang, J., Huang, H., Mao, W., and Liu, C. Observed drag coefficients in high winds in the near offshore of the South China Sea. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 120, 6444-6459, doi:10.1002/2015JD023172 (2015).  [BNL-108210-2015-JA]

Cheng, M., Lu, C., and Liu, Y. Variation in entrainment rate and relationship with cloud microphysical properties on the scale of 5 m. Science Bull. 60, 707-717, doi:10.1007/s11434-015-0737-8 (2015). [BNL-107959-2015-JA]

Endo, S., Fridlind, A. M., Lin, W., Vogelmann, A. M., Toto, T., Ackerman, A. S., McFarquhar, G. M., Jackson, R. C., Jonsson, H. H., and Liu, Y. RACORO continental boundary layer cloud investigations. Part II: Large-eddy simulations of cumulus clouds and evaluation with in-situ and ground-based observations. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., accepted, doi:10.1002/2014JD022525 (2015). [BNL-108008-2015-JA]

Feng, S., Li, Z., Liu, Y., Lin, W., Zhang, M., Toto, T., Vogelmann, A. M., and Endo, S. Development of fine-resolution analyses and expanded large-scale forcing properties: 2. Scale awareness and application to single-column model experiments. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 120, 667-677, doi:10.1002/2014JD022254 (2015). [BNL-107505-2015-JA]

Francis, A. J. Microbes affect the speciation of various uranium compounds in wastes and soils. In Uranium - Past and Future Challenges, B. J. Merkel and A. Arab, Eds., pp. 333-346, Springer International Publishing, 2015. [BNL-108012-2015-BC]

Francis, A. J. and Nancharaiah, Y. V. In situ and ex situ bioremediation of radionuclides contaminated soils at nuclear and NORM sites. In Environmental Remediation and Restoration of Contaminated Nuclear and NORM Sites, Ch. 9, L. Van Velzen, Ed., in press, Elsevier Ltd., 2015. [BNL-107326-2015-BC]

Guo, X., Lu, C., Zhao, T., Zhang, G. J., and Liu, Y. An observational study of entrainment rate in deep convection. Atmosphere, accepted (2015). [BNL-108399-2015-JA]

Jensen, M. P., Holdridge, D., Survo, P., Lehtinen, R., Baxter, S., Toto, T., and Johnson, K. L. Comparison of Vaisala radiosondes RS41 and RS92 at the ARM Southern Great Plains Site. Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss. 8, 11323-11368, doi:10.5194amtd-8-11323-2015 (2015). [BNL-108582-2015-JA]

Jones, K., Ramakrishnan, G., Uchimiya, M., and Orlov, A. New Applications of X-ray Tomography in Pyrolysis of Biomass: Biochar Imaging. Energy & Fuels 29, 1628-1634, doi:10.1021/ef5027604 (2015). [BNL-108100-2015-JA]

Kassianov, E., Berg, L. K., Pekour, M., Barnard, J., Chand, D., Flynn, C., Ovchinnikov, M., Sedlacek, A., Schmid, B., Shilling, J., Tomlinson, J., and Fast, J. Airborne Aerosol In situ Measurements during TCAP: A Closure Study of Total Scattering. Atmosphere 6, accepted (2015). [BNL-108230-2015-JA]

Le, T. T., Nguyen, H. K., Jeon, J.-R., Francis, A. J., and Chang, Y.-S. Nano/bio treatment of polychlorinated biphenyls with evaluation of comparative toxicity. J. Hazardous Materials, accepted (2015). [BNL-107601-2015-JA]

Lewis, E. R. and Teixeira, J. The MAGIC of Clouds. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union, accepted (2015). [BNL-107566-2015-JA]

Li, Z., Feng, S., Liu, Y., Lin, W., Zhang, M., Toto, T., Vogelmann, A. M., and Endo, S. Development of fine-resolution analyses and expanded large-scale forcing properties: 1. Methodology and evaluation. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 120, 654-666, doi:10.1002/2014JD022245 (2015). [BNL-107504-2015-JA]

Lin, W., Liu, Y., Vogelmann, A. M., Fridlind, A., Endo, S., Song, H., Feng, S., Toto, T., Li, Z., and Zhang, M. RACORO Continental Boundary Layer Cloud Investigations. Part III: Separation of Parameterization Biases in Single-Column Model CAM5 Simulations of Shallow Cumulus. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., accepted (2015). [BNL-107833-2015-JA]

Lin, Y.-S., Medlyn, B. E., Duursma, R. A., Prentice, I. C., Wang, H., Baig, S., Eamus, D., de Dios, V. R., Mitchell, P., Ellsworth, D. S., de Beeck, M. O., Wallin, G., Uddling, J., Tarvainen, L., Linderson, M.-L., Cernusak, L. A., Nippert, J. B., Ocheltree, T. W., Tissue, D. T., Martin-StPaul, N. K., Rogers, A., Warren, J. M., De Angelis, P., Hikosaka, K., Han, Q., Onoda, Y., Gimeno, T. E., Barton, C. V. M., Bennie, J., Bonal, D., Bosc, A., Low, M., Macinins-Ng, C., Rey, A., Rowland, L., Setterfield, S. A., Tausz-Posch, S., Zaragoza-Castells, J., Broadmeadow, M. S. J., Drake, J. E., Freeman, M., Ghannoum, O., Hutley, L. B., Kelly, J. W., Kikuzawa, K., Kolari, P., Koyama, K., Limousin, J.-M., Meir, P., Lola da Costa, A. C., Mikkelsen, T. N., Salinas, N., Sun, W., and Wingate, L. Optimal stomatal behaviour around the world. Nature Clim. Change 5, 459-464, doi:10.1038/nclimate2550 (2015). [BNL-108188-2015-JA]

Malila, J., McGraw, R., Laaksonen, A., and Lehtinen, K. E. J. Communication: Kinetics of scavenging of small, nucleating clusters: First nucleation theorem and sum rules. J. Chem. Phys. 142, 011102, doi:10.1063/1.4905213 (2015). [BNL-107379-2015-JA]

Mechem, D. B., Giangrande, S. E., Wittman, C. S., Borque, P., Toto, T., and Kollias, P. Insights from modeling and observational evaluation of a precipitating continental cumulus event observed during the MC3E field campaign. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 120, 1980-1995, doi:10.1002/2014JD022255 (2015). [BNL-108017-2015-JA]

Nancharaiah, Y. V. and Francis, A. J. Hormetic effect of ionic liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate on bacteria. Chemosphere, accepted (2015). [BNL-107565-2015-JA]

Parworth, C., Fast, J., Mei, F., Shippert, T., Sivaraman, C., Tilp, A., Watson, T., and Zhang, Q. Long-term measurements of submicrometer aerosol chemistry at the Southern Great Plains (SGP) using an Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor (ACSM). Atmos. Environ. 106, 43-55, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.01.060 (2015). [BNL-108026-2015-JA]

Perillo, A. C., Kucharik, C. J., Meehan, T. D., Serbin, S. P., Singh, A., Townsend, P. A., Whitney, K. S., and Gratton, C. Use of insect exclusion cages in soybean creates an altered microclimate and differential crop response. Agricult. Forest Meteorol. 208, 50-61, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.04.014 (2015). [BNL-108385-2015-JA]

Quan, J., Liu, Q., Li, X., Gao, Y., Jia, X., Sheng, J., and Liu, Y. Effect of heterogeneous aqueous reactions on the secondary formation of inorganic aerosols during haze events. Atmos. Environ. 122, 306-312, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.09.068 (2015). [BNL-108476-2015-JA]

Sedlacek III, A. J., Lewis, E. R., Onasch, T. B., Lambe, A. T., and Davidovits, P. Investigation of Refractory Black Carbon-Containing Particle Morphologies using the Single-Particle Soot Photometer (SP2). Aerosol Sci. Tech., accepted (2015). [BNL-108214-2015-JA]

Serbin, S. P., Singh, A., Desai, A. R., Dubois, S. G., Jablonski, A. D., Kingdon, C. C., Kruger, E. L., and Townsend, P. A. Remotely estimating photosynthetic capacity, and its response to temperature, in vegetation canopies using imaging spectroscopy. Remote Sensing of Environment 167, 78-87 (2015). [BNL-108474-2015-JA]

Singh, A., Serbin, S. P., McNeil, B. E., Kingdon, C. C., and Townsend, P. A. Imaging spectroscopy algorithms for mapping canopy foliar chemical and morphological traits and their uncertainties. Ecological Applications, accepted (2015). [BNL-108475-2015-JA]

Slade, J. H., Thalman, R., Wang, J., and Knopf, D. A. Chemical aging of single and multicomponent biomass burning aerosol surrogate-particles by OH: implications for cloud condensation nucleus activity. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. 15, 6771-6819, doi:10.5194/acpd-15-6771-2015 (2015). [BNL-107841-2015-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 intercomparison of glyoxal, methyl glyoxal and NO2 under simulated atmospheric conditions. Atmos. Meas. Tech. 8, 1835-1862, doi:10.5194/amt-8-1835-2015 (2015). [BNL-105985-2015-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]

Vogelmann, A. M., Fridlind, A. M., Toto, T., Endo, S., Lin, W., Wang, J., Feng, S., Zhang, Y., Turner, D. D., Liu, Y., Li, Z., Xie, S., Ackerman, A. S., Zhang, M., and Khairoutdinov, M. RACORO Continental Boundary Layer Cloud Investigations. Part I: Case Study Development and Ensemble Large-Scale Forcings. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 120, accepted, doi:10.1002/2014JD022713 (2015). [BNL-107839-2015-JA]

Weston, D. J., Rogers, A., Tschaplinski, T. J., Gunter, L. E., Jawdy, S. A., Engle, N. L., Heady, L. E., Tuskan, G. A., and Wullschleger, S. D. Scaling nitrogen and carbon interactions: what are the consequences of biological buffering? Ecology and Evolution 5, 2839-2850 (2015). [BNL-108472-2015-JA]

Wood, R., Wyant, M., Bretherton, C. S., Rémillard, J., Kollias, P., Fletcher, J., Stemmler, J., deSzoeke, S., Yuter, S., Miller, M., Mechem, D., Tselioudis, G., Chiu, C., Mann, J., O'Connor, E., Hogan, R., Dong, X., Miller, M., Ghate, V., Jefferson, A., Min, Q., Minnis, P., Palinkonda, R., Albrecht, B., Luke, E., Hannay, C., and Lin, Y. Clouds, Aerosol, and Precipitation in the Marine Boundary Layer: An ARM Mobile Facility Deployment. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. 96, 419-440, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00180.1 (2015). [BNL-107832-2015-JA]

Xiao, H., Endo, S., Wong, M., Skamarock, W. C., Klemp, J. B., Fast, J. D., Gustafson, W. I., Vogelmann, A. M., Wang, H., Liu, Y., and Lin, W. Modifications to WRF's dynamical core to improve the treatment of moisture for large-eddy simulations. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst. 7, doi:10.1002/2015MS000532 (2015). [BNL-111604-2015-JA]

Yatsalo, B., Didenko, V., Gritsyuk, S., and Sullivan, T. Decerns: A Framework for Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis. Internat. J. Computational Intell. Sys. 8, 467-489, doi:10.1080/18756891.2015.1023586 (2015). [BNL-107950-2015-JA]

Yum, S. S., Wang, J., Liu, Y., Senum, G., Springston, S., McGraw, R., and Yeom, J. M. Cloud microphysical relationships and their implication on entrainment and mixing mechanism for the stratocumulus clouds measured during the VOCALS project. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., accepted, doi:10.1002/2014JD022802 (2015). [BNL-108011-2015-JA]

Zhang, N., Gao, Z., Liu, Y., and Li, D. Sensitivity of a Global Climate Model to the Critical Richardson Number in the Boundary Layer Parameterization. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 120, online, doi:10.1002/ 2014JD022015 (2015). [BNL-107834-2015-JA]

Zhou, X., Kollias, P., and Lewis, E. R. Clouds, Precipitation and Marine Boundary Layer Structure during the MAGIC Field Campaign. J. Clim., accepted (2015). [BNL-107366-2015-JA]


Meetings,Proceedings and Abstracts



Cialella, A., Gregory, L., Lazar, K., Liang, M., Ma, L., Tilp, A., and Wagener, R. Department of Energy’s ARM Climate Research Facility External Data Center Operations Plan Located At Brookhaven National Laboratory. Prepared for Jimmy Voyles, ARM Chief Operating Officer, September 19, 2014, Informal Report, BNL-108010-2015-IR, May 2015.

Heiser, J. and Smith, S. Meteorological services annual data report for 2014. Informal Report, BNL-107413-2015-IR, Jan. 2015.

Kalb, P., Heiser, J., Sullivan, T. M., Watson, T., Brown, D., and Liljegren, J. NYPD Subway-Surface Air Flow Exchange (S-SAFE) Project Final Report and Guidance for Emergency Management. Prepared for the New York Police Department, Informal Report, BNL-107910-2015-IR, May 2015.