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2012 Environmental & Climate Sciences Department Publications


Chen, M., Titcombe, M., Jiang, J., Jen, C., Kuang, C., Fischer, M. L., Eisele, F. L., Siepmann, J. I., Hanson, D. R., Zhao, J., and McMurry, P. H. Acid–base chemical reaction model for nucleation rates in the polluted atmospheric boundary layer. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 109, 18713-18718, doi:10.1073/pnas.1210285109 (2012). [BNL-99620-2013-JA]

Fast, J. D., Jr., W. I. G., Berg, L. K., Shaw, W. J., Pekour, M., Shrivastava, M., Barnard, J. C., Ferrare, R. A., Hostetler, C. A., Hair, J. A., Erickson, M., Jobson, B. T., Flowers, B., Dubey, M. K., Springston, S., Pierce, R. B., Dolislager, L., Pederson, J., and Zaveri, R. A. Transport and mixing patterns over Central California during the carbonaceous aerosol and radiative effects study (CARES). Atmos. Chem. Phys. 12, 1759-1783, doi:10.5194/acp-12-1759-2012 (2012). [BNL-97281-2012-JA]

Francis, A. J. Impacts of microorganisms on radionuclides in contaminated environments and waste materials. In Radionuclide Behaviour in the Natural Environment: Science, Implications and Lessons for the Nuclear Industry, C. Poinssot and H. Geckeis, Eds., Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy, pp. 161-225, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK and Philadelphia, PA, 2012. [BNL-98706-2012-BC]

Galletti, M. and Zrnic, D. S. Degree of Polarization at Simultaneous Transmit: Theoretical Aspects. IEEE Geosci. Remote Sensing Lettrs 9, 383-387, doi:10.1109/LGRS.2011.2170150 (2012). [BNL-97280-2012-JA]

Giangrande, S. E., Luke, E. P., and Kollias, P. Characterization of Vertical Velocity and Drop Size Distribution Parameters in Widespread Precipitation at ARM Facilities. J. Applied Meteorol. Climatol. 51, 380-391, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-10-05000.1 (2012). [BNL-97157-2012-JA]

Huang, D., Zhao, C., Dunn, M., Dong, X., Mace, G. G., Jensen, M. P., Xie, S., and Liu, Y. An intercomparison of radar-based liquid cloud microphysics retrievals and implications for model evaluation studies. Atmos. Meas. Tech. 5, 1409-1424, doi:10.5194/amt-5-1409-2012 (2012). [BNL-98298-2012-JA]

Kimball, B. A., Conley, M. M., and Lewin, K. F. Performance and energy costs associated with scaling infrared heater arrays for warming field plots from 1 to 100 m. Theor. Appl. Climatol. 108, 247-265, doi:10.1007/s00704-011-0518-5 (2012). [BNL-97164-2012-JA]

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). [BNL-96874-2012-JA]

Kuang, C., Chen, M., McMurry, P. H., and Wang, J. Modification of laminar flow ultrafine condensation particle counters for the enhanced detection of 1 nm condensation nuclei. Aerosol Sci. Technol. 46, 309-315, doi:10.1080/02786826.2011.626815 (2012). [BNL-95331-2011-JA]

Kuang, C., Chen, M., Zhao, J., Smith, J., McMurry, P. H., and Wang, J. Size and time-resolved growth rate measurements of 1 to 5 nm freshly formed atmospheric nuclei. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 12, 3573-3589, doi:10.5194/acp-12-3573-2012 (2012). [BNL-98145-2012-JA]

Kumpiene, J., Fitts, J. P., and Mench, M. Arsenic fractionation in mine spoils 10 years after aided phytostabilization. Environ. Pollut. 166, 82-88, doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2012.02.016 (2012). [BNL-98292-2012-JA]

Lauwaet, D., vanLipzig, N. P. M., VanWeverberg, K., Ridderb, K. D., and Goyens, C. The precipitation response to the desiccation of Lake Chad. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc. 138, 707-719, doi:10.1002/qj.942 (2012). [BNL-98144-2012-JA]

Li, Z., Zhang, Y., and Giangrande, S. E. Rainfall-Rate Estimation Using Gaussian Mixture Parameter Estimator: Training and Validation. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol. 29, 731-744, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-11-00122.1 (2012). [BNL-97293-2012-JA]

Li, Z., Zang, Z., Li, Q. B., Chao, Y., Chen, D., Ye, Z., Liu, Y., and Liou, K.-N. A three-dimensional variational data assimilation system for multiple aerosol species with WRF/Chem and an application to PM2.5 prediction. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. 12, 13515-13552, doi:10.5194/acpd-12-13515-2012 (2012).  [BNL-98971-2012-JA]

Liu, G., Liu, Y., and Endo, S. Evaluation of Surface Flux Parameterizations with Long-Term ARM Observations. Mon. Weather Rev., submitted (2011). [BNL-96478-2011-JA]

Lu, C., Liu, Y., Yum, S. S., Niu, S., and Endo, S. A New Approach for Estimating Entrainment Rate in Cumulus Clouds. Geophys. Res. Lett. 39, L04802, doi:10.1029/2011GL050546 (2012). [BNL-96391-2012-JA]

Lu, C., Liu, Y., Niu, S., and Vogelmann, A. M. Lateral Entrainment Rate in Shallow Cumuli: Dependence on dry air sources and probability density functions. Geophys. Res. Lett. 39, L20812, doi:10.1029/2012GL053646 (2012).  [BNL-98450-2012-JA]

Lu, C., Liu, Y., Niu, S., and Vogelmann, A. M. Observed Impacts of Vertical Velocity on Cloud Microphysics and Implications for Aerosol Indirect Effects. Geophys. Res. Lett. 39, L21808, doi:10.1029/2012GL053599 (2012). [BNL-98451-2012-JA]

McGraw, R., Wang, J., and Kuang, C. Kinetics of heterogeneous nucleation in supersaturated vapor: Fundamental limits to neutral particle detection revisited. Aerosol Sci. Technol. 46, 1053-1064, doi:10.1080/02786826.2012.687844 (2012). [BNL-94881-2012-JA]

McGraw, R. Correcting transport errors during advection of aerosol and cloud moment sequences in eulerian models. In Climate Models, L. M. Druyan, Ed., pp. 297-310, InTech Open, Croatia, 2012. [BNL-96992-2012-BC]

Min, Q., Joseph, E., Lin, Y., Min, L., Yin, B., Daum, P. H., Kleinman, L. I., Wang, J., and Lee, Y.-N. Validation of MODIS cloud microphysical properties with in situ measurements over the Southeast Pacific. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. 12, 1419-1449, doi:10.5194/acpd-12-1419-2012 (2012). [BNL-98649-2012-JA]

Mitra, S. and Dioszegi, I. Unexploded Ordnance identification--A gamma-ray yield extraction method for Carbon, Nitrogen and Oxygen signals following tagged neutron interrogation. Nucl. Instru. Methods Phys. Res. A 693, 16-22, doi:10.1016/j.nima.2012.07.049 (2012). [BNL-96986-2012-JA]

Mitra, S., Wielopolski, L., Omonode, R., Novak, J., Frederick, J., and Chan, A. Non-invasive Field Measurements of Soil Water Content Using a Pulsed 14 MeV Neutron Generator. Soil Tillage Res. 120, 130-136 (2012). [BNL-93869-2012-JA]

Mülmenstädt, J., Lubin, D., Russell, L. M., and Vogelmann, A. M. Cloud Properties over the North Slope of Alaska: Identifying the Prevailing Meteorological Regimes. J. Climate 25, 8238-8258, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00636.1 (2012). [BNL-99682-2013-JA]

Remillard, J., Kollias, P., Luke, E., and Wood, R. Marine Boundary Layer Cloud Observations in the Azores. J. Clim. 25, 7381-7398, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00610.1 (2012). [BNL-98829-2012-JA]

Rogers, A., McDonald, K., Muehlbauer, M. F., Hoffman, A., Koenig, K., Newman, L., Taghavi, S., and Van Der Lelie, D. Inoculation of hybrid poplar with the endophytic bacterium Enterobacter sp. 638 increases biomass but does not impact leaf level physiology. GCB Bioenergy 4, 364-370, doi:10.1111/j.1757-1707.2011.01119.x (2012). [BNL-96905-2012-JA]

Saide, P. E., Spak, S. N., Carmichael, G. R., Mena-Carrasco, M. A., Yang, Q., Howell, S., Leon, D. C., Snider, J. R., Bandy, A. R., Collett, J. L., Benedict, K. B., de Szoeke, S. P., Hawkins, L. N., Allen, G., Crawford, I., Crosier, J., and Springston, S. R. Evaluating WRF-Chem aerosol indirect effects in Southeast Pacific marine stratocumulus during VOCALS-REx. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 12, 3045-3064, doi:10.5194/acp-12-3045-2012 (2012). [BNL-97283-2012-JA]

Schwartz, S. E. Determination of Earth's transient and equilibrium climate sensitivities from observations over the twentieth century: Strong dependence on assumed forcing. Surveys in Geophys., online, doi:10.1007/s10712-012-9180-4 (2012). [BNL-96153-2012-JA]

Schwartz, S. E., Charlson, R. J., Kahn, R. A., Ogren, J. A., and Rodhe, H. Reply to "Comments on 'Why Hasn't Earth Warmed as Much as Expected?'" J. Clim. 25, 2200-2204 (2012). [BNL-96425-2012-JA]

Sedlacek III, A. J., Lewis, E. R., Kleinman, L., Xu, J., and Zhang, Q. Determination of and Evidence for Non-Core-Shell Structure of Particles Containing Black Carbon using the Single Particle Soot Photometer (SP2). Geophys. Res. Lettrs. 39, L06802, doi:10.1029/2012GL050905 (2012). [BNL-96966-2012-JA]

Stevens, B. and Schwartz, S. E. Observing and modeling Earth's energy flows. Surveys in Geophys., online, doi:10.1007/s10712-012-9184-0 (2012). [BNL-96154-2012-JA]

Van Weverberg, K., Vogelmann, A. M., Morrison, H., and Milbrandt, J. Sensitivity of idealized squall line simulations to the level of complexity used in two two-moment bulk microphysics schemes. Mon. Weather Rev. 140, 1883-1907, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-11-00120.1 (2012). [BNL-95332-2012-JA]

Van Weverberg, K., Vogelmann, A. M., Lin, W., Luke, E. P., Cialella, A., Minnis, P., Khaiyer, M., Boer, E. R., and Jensen, M. P. The Role of Cloud Microphysics Parameterization in the Simulation of Mesoscale Convective Systems and Anvil Clouds in the Tropical Western Pacific.  J. Aerosol Sci., accepted (2012). [BNL-97291-2012-JA]

Van Weverberg, K., van Lipzig, N. P. M., Delobbec, L., and Vogelmann, A. M. The role of precipitation size distributions in km-scale NWP simulations of intense precipitation: Evaluation of cloud properties and surface precipitation. Q. J. Royal Meteorol. Soc., online, doi:10.1002/qj.1933 (2012). [BNL-97296-2012-JA]

Vogelmann, A. M., McFarquhar, G. M., Ogren, J. A., Turner, D. D., Comstock, J. M., Feingold, G., Long, C. N., Jonsson, H. H., Bucholtz, A., Collins, D. R., Diskin, G. S., Gerber, H., Lawson, R. P., Woods, R. K., Andrews, E., Yang, H.-J., Chiu, J. C., Hartsock, D., Hubbe, J. M., Lo, C., Marshak, A., Monroe1, J. W., McFarlane, S. A., Schmid, B., Tomlinson, J. M., and Toto, T. RACORO extended-term, aircraft observations of boundary-layer clouds. Bull. Amer. Meteorol. Soc. 93, 861-878, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00189.1 (2012). [BNL-96781-2012-JA]

Wang, J., McGraw, R. L., and Kuang, C. Flux induced growth of atmospheric nano-particles by organic vapors. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. 12, 22813-22833, doi:10.5194/acpd-12-22813-2012 (2012). [BNL-98686-2012-JA]

Watson, T. B. and Sullivan, T. Feasibility of a Perfluorocarbon tracer based network to support Monitoring, Verification, and Accounting of Sequestered CO2. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46, 1692-1699, doi:10.1021/es2034284 (2012). [BNL-96779-2012-JA]

Wielopolski, L. and Doron, O. Nuclear spectroscopy for in situ soil elemental analysis: Monte Carlo simulations. Applied Rad. Isotopes 70, 1085-1088, doi:10.1016/j.apradiso.2011.11.027 (2012). [BNL-98157-2012-JA]

Wu, Q., Zhu, M., Gu, Y., Brown, P., Lu, X., Lin, W., and Liu, Y. A Distributed Workflow Management System with Case Study of Real-life Scientific Applications on Grids. J. Grid Computing 10, 367-393, doi:10.1007/s10723-012-9222-7 (2012). [BNL-98735-2012-JA]

Wu, W., Liu, Y., and Betts, A. K. Observational-based evaluation of NWP reanalyses in modeling cloud properties over the Southern Great Plains. J. Geophys. Res. 117, D12202, doi:10.1029/2011JD016971 (2012). [BNL-96388-2012-JA]

Yarlagadda, V. N., Gupta, A., Dodge, C. J., and Francis, A. J. Effect of exogenous electron shuttles on growth and fermentative metabolism in Clostridium sp. BC1. Bioresource Technol. 108, 295-299 (2012). [BNL-96993-2012-JA]

Yuan, W., Yu, R., Zhang, M., Lin, W., Chen, H., and Li, J. Regimes of Diurnal Variation of Summer Rainfall over Subtropical East Asia. J. Clim. 25, 3307-3320, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00288.1 (2012). [BNL-98146-2012-JA]

Yu, H., McGraw, R., and Lee, S.-H. Effects of amines on formation of sub-3 nm particles and their subsequent growth. Geophys. Res. Lttrs 39, L02807, doi:10.1029/2011GL050099 (2012). [BNL-96876-2012-JA]

Zaveri, R. A., Shaw, W. J., Cziczo, D. J., Schmid, B., Ferrare, R. A., Alexander, M. L., Alexandrov, M., Alvarez, R. J., Arnott, W. P., Atkinson, D. B., Baidar, S., Banta, R. M., Barnard, J. C., Beranek, J., Berg, L. K., Brechtel, F., Brewer, W. A., Cahill, J. F., Cairns, B., Cappa, C. D., Chand, D., China, S., Comstock, J. M., Dubey, M. K., Easter, R. C., Erickson, M. H., Fast, J. D., Floerchinger, C., Flowers, B. A., Fortner, E., Gaffney, J. S., Gilles, M. K., Gorkowski, K., Gustafson, W. I., Gyawali, M., Hair, J., Hardesty, R. M., Harworth, J. W., Herndon, S., Hiranuma, N., Hostetler, C., Hubbe, J. M., Jayne, J. T., Jeong, H., Jobson, B. T., Kassianov, E. I., Kleinman, L. I., Kluzek, C., Knighton, B., Kolesar, K. R., Kuang, C., Kubátová, A., Langford, A. O., Laskin, A., Laulainen, N., Marchbanks, R. D., Mazzoleni, C., Mei, F., Moffet, R. C., Nelson, D., Obland, M. D., Oetjen, H., Onasch, T. B., Ortega, I., Ottaviani, M., Pekour, M., Prather, K. A., Radney, J. G., Rogers, R. R., Sandberg, S. P., Sedlacek, A., Senff, C. J., Senum, G., Setyan, A., Shilling, J. E., Shrivastava, M., Song, C., Springston, S. R., Subramanian, R., Suski, K., Tomlinson, J., Volkamer, R., Wallace, H. W., Wang, J., Weickmann, A. M., Worsnop, D. R., Yu, X.-Y., Zelenyuk, A., and Zhang, Q. Overview of the 2010 Carbonaceous Aerosols and Radiative Effects Study (CARES). Atmos. Chem. Phys. 12, 7647-7687, doi:10.5194/acp-12-7647-2012 (2012). [BNL-98295-2012-JA]

Zhao, C., Xie, S., Klein, S. A., Protat, A., Shupe, M. D., McFarlane, S. A., Comstock, J. M., Delanoe, J., Deng, M., Dunn, M., Hogan, R. J., Huang, D., Jensen, M. P., Mace, G. G., McCoy, R., O'Connor, E. J., Turner, D. D., and Wang, Z. Toward understanding of differences in current cloud retrievals of ARM ground-based measurements. J. Geophys. Res. 117, D10206, doi:10.1029/2011JD016792 (2012). [BNL-98106-2012-JA]

Zhou, T., Geller, M. A., and Lin, W. An Observational Study on the Latitudes Where Wave Forcing Drives Brewer-Dobson Upwelling. J. Atmos. Sci. 69, 1916-1935, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-11-0197.1 (2012). [BNL-98290-2012-JA]

Zhou, X., Lakkaraju, V. R., Apple, M., Dobeck, L. M., Gullickson, K., Shaw, J. A., Cunningham, A. B., Wielopolski, L., and Spangler, L. H. Experimental observation of signature changes in bulk soil electrical conductivity in response to engineered surface CO2 leakage. Internatl. J. Greenhouse Gas Contr. 7, 20-29, doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2011.12.006 (2012). [BNL-98155-2012-JA]

Meetings, Proceedings and Abstracts

Lewis, E. R., Wiscombe, W. J., Reynolds, R. M., Albrecht, B. A., Bland, G. L., Flagg, C. N., Klein, S. A., Kollias, P., Schwartz, S. E., Siebesma, A. P., Teixeira, J., Wood, R., and Zhang, M. MAGIC -- A year-long investigation of marine clouds in the pacific. SOLAS Open Science Conference, Cle Elum, WA, May 7-10, 2012. [BNL-96877-2012-AB]

Lewis, E. R., Wiscombe, W. J., Reynolds, R. M., Albrecht, B. A., Bland, G. L., Flagg, C. N., Klein, S. A., Kollias, P., Schwartz, S. E., Siebesma, A. P., Teixeira, J., Wood, R., and Zhang, M. MAGIC -- ARM's First Shipboard Deployment. 2012 Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Science Team Meeting, Crystal City, VA, March 12-16, 2012. [BNL-96879-2012-AB]

Lewis, E. R., Wiscombe, W. J., Albrecht, B. A., Bland, G., Flagg, C. N., Klein, S. A., Kollias, P., Mace, G. G., Reynolds, M., Schwartz, S. E., Siebesma, P., Teixeira, J., Wood, R., and Zhang, M.-H. MAGIC - Marine Arm GPCI Investigation of Clouds. American Geophysical Union 2012 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 3-7, 2012. [BNL-98764-2012-AB]

Liu, Y., Daum, P. H., Vogelmann, A. M., and Toto, T. Partition of the first aerosol indirect effect and a new aerosol dispersion effect. 16th International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation, Leipzig, Germany, July 30-August 3, 2012. [BNL-96968-2012-AB]

Liu, Y., Wu, W., and Wiscombe, W. Imbalance of the Earth System in Terms of Entropy. American Geophysical Union 2012 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 3-7, 2012. [BNL-98765-2012-AB]

Liu, Y., Wu, W., and Wiscombe, W. Imbalanced Radiation Entropy and Implications for Remote Sensing. American Geophysical Union 2012 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 3-7, 2012. [BNL-98766-2012-AB]

Lu, C., Liu, Y., Yum, S. S., Niu, S., Vogelmann, A., Endo, S., Senum, G., and Jonsson, H. Observational study of microphysics and dynamics in entrainment-mixing processes in cumulus during RACORO. 16th International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation, Leipzig, Germany, July 30-August 3, 2012. [BNL-96985-2012-AB]

Mitra, S. Applications of the associated-particle neutron-time-of-flight interrogation technique -- from sheep to unexploded ordnance. 22nd International Conf. on the Application of Accelerators in Research and Industry (CAARI 2012), Fort Worth, TX, Aug. 5-10, 2012. [BNL-98070-2012-AB]

Wu, W., Liu, Y., and Betts, A. K. Evaluating land-atmosphere-cloud coupling in reanalyses. Gordon Research Conference 2012: Biogenic Hydrocarbons & the Atmosphere, Lewiston, ME, June 24-29, 2012. [BNL-98071-2012-AB]

Wu, W., Liu, Y., Jensen, M. P., Toto, T., and Betts, A. K. Evaluation of numerical weather prediction in modeling cloud-radiation interactions over the Southern Great Plains. American Geophysical Union 2012 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 3-7, 2012. [BNL-98968-2012-AB]

Xie, Y. and Wu, W. Land surface albedo and its impact on modeling land-surface-atmosphere interactions. American Geophysical Union 2012 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 3-7, 2012. [BNL-98969-2012-AB]

Zhang, Q., Fast, J., Parworth, C., Shippert, T., Sivaraman, C., Mei, F., and Tilp, A. Long-Term Measurements of Organic Aerosol and its Components at the DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Sites. AAAR 31st Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, October 8-12, 2012. [BNL-98767-2012-AB]

Zhou, S., Zhang, Q., Xu, J., Mei, F., Wang, J., Springston, S., Sedlacek, A., and Lee, Y.-N. Characterization of Submicron Particles at Long Island New York Using a High-Resolution Aerosol Mass Spectrometer. AAAR 31st Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, October 8-12, 2012. [BNL-98768-2012-AB]

Poster Abstracts of the Third Atmospheric System Research (ASR) Science Team Meeting, ASR-CONF-2012, Arlington, VA, March 12-16, 2012.


Kalb, P. D., Milian, L., and Yim, S. P. Sulfur Polymer Stabilization/Solidification Treatability Study of Mercury Contaminated Soil from the Y-12 Site. Prepared for URS/CH2M Oak Ridge LLC, Oak Ridge, TN, Informal Report, BNL-98912-2012-IR, November 30 2012.

Yim, S. P., Sullivan, T., and Milian, L. Sorption (Kd) measurements in support of dose assessments for Zion Nuclear Station Decommissioning. Informal Report, BNL-105981-2012-IR, Dec. 2012.