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2013 Biological, Environmental & Climate Sciences Dept Publications


Beckingham, L. E., Peters, C. A., Um, W., Jones, K. W., and Lindquist, W. B. 2D and 3D imaging resolution trade-offs in quantifying pore throats for prediction of permeability. Adv. Water Resources 62, 1-12, doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2013.08.010 (2013). [BNL-102607-2013-JA]

Bengtsson, L. and Schwartz, S. E. Determination of a lower bound on Earth’s climate sensitivity. Tellus B 65, 21533, doi:10.3402/tellusb.v65i0.21533 (2013). [BNL-102360-2013-JA]

Blossey, P. N., Bretherton, C. S., Zhang, M., Cheng, A., Endo, S., Heus, T., Liu, Y., Lock, A. P., deRoode, S. R., and Xu, K.-M. Marine low cloud sensitivity to an idealized climate change: The CGILS LES intercomparison. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst. 5, 1-25, doi:10.1002/jame.20025 (2013). [BNL-101157-2013-JA]

Bronson, S., Jones, K. W., and Brown, M. Bringing the tools of big science to bear on local environmental challenges. Internatl. Electronic J. Environ. Educ. 3, 89-100 (2013). [BNL-99690-2013-JA]

D'Andrea, S. D., Häkkinen, S. A. K., Westervelt, D. M., Kuang, C., Levin, E. J. T., Kanawade, V. P., Leaitch, W. R., Spracklen, D. V., Riipinen, I., and Pierce, J. R. Understanding global secondary organic aerosol amount and size-resolved condensational behavior. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13, 11519-11534, doi:10.5194/acp-13-11519-2013 (2013). [BNL-103548-2014-JA]

Dahl, T. W., Chappaz, A., Fitts, J. P., and Lyons, T. W. Molybdenum reduction in a sulfidic lake: Evidence from X-ray absorption fine-structure spectroscopy and implications for the Mo paleoproxy. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 103, 213-231, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2012.10.058 (2013). [BNL-99910-2013-JA]

de Boer, G., Bauer, S. E., Toto, T., Menon, S., and Vogelmann, A. M. Evaluation of aerosol-cloud interaction in the GISS ModelE using ARM observations. J. Geophys. Res. - Atmos. 118, 1-13, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50460 (2013). [BNL-101137-2013-JA]

Gao, W. and Francis, A. J. Fermentation and Hydrogen Metabolism Affect Uranium Reduction by Clostridia. ISRN Biotechnology 2013, Article ID 657160, doi:10.5402/2013/657160 (2013). [BNL-100701-2013-JA]

Giangrande, S. E., Collis, S., Straka, J., Protat, A., Williams, C., and Krueger, S. A Summary of Convective Core Vertical Velocity Properties Using ARM UHF Wind Profilers in Oklahoma. J. Applied Meteorol. Climatol. 52, 2278-2295, doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-12-0185.1 (2013). [BNL-102542-2013-JA]

Giangrande, S. E., McGraw, R., and Lei, L. An Application of Linear Programming to Polarimetric Radar Differential Phase Processing. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol. 30, 1716-1729, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00147.1 (2013). [BNL-101646-2013-JA]

Gray, S. B., Strellner, R. S., Puthuval, K. K., Ng, C., Shulman, R. E., Siebers, M. H., Rogers, A., and Leakey, A. D. B. Minirhizotron imaging reveals that nodulation of field-grown soybean is enhanced by free-air CO2 enrichment only when combined with drought stress. Functional Plant Biology 40, 137-147, doi:10.1071/FP12044 (2013). [BNL-100628-2013-JA]

He, J., Zhang, M., Lin, W., Colle, B., Liu, P., and Vogelmann, A. M. The WRF nested within the CESM: Simulations of a midlatitude cyclone over the Southern Great Plains. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst. 5, 1-12, doi:10.1002/JAME.20042 (2013). [BNL-102437-2013-JA]

Izaurralde, R. C., Rice, C. W., Wielopolski, L., Ebinger, M. H., Reeves III, J. B., Thomson, A. M., Harris, R., Francis, B., Mitra, S., Rappaport, A. G., Etchevers, J. D., Sayre, K. D., Govaerts, B., and McCarty, G. W. Evaluation of Three Field-Based Methods for Quantifying Soil Carbon. PLoS ONE 8, e55560, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055560 (2013). [BNL-102606-2013-JA]

Johnson, A., Merilis, G., Hastings, J., Palmer, M. E., Fitts, J. P., and Chidambaram, D. Reductive Degradation of Organic Compounds Using Microbial Nanotechnology. J. Electrochem. Soc. 160, G27-G31, doi:10.1149/2.053301jes (2013). [BNL-99911-2013-JA]

Kerkar, P., Horvat, K., Mahajan, D., and Jones, K. Formation and Dissociation of Methane Hydrates from Seawater in Consolidated Sand: Mimicking Methane Hydrate Dynamics beneath the Seafloor. Energies 6, 6225-6241, doi:10.3390/en6126225 (2013). [BNL-103587-2014-JA]

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). [BNL-102411-2013-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. 13, 4265-4278, doi:10.5194/acp-13-4265-2013 (2013). [BNL-101155-2013-JA]

Liu, G., Liu, Y., and Endo, S. Evaluation of Surface Flux Parameterizations with Long-Term ARM Observations. Mon. Weather Rev. 141, 773-797, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-12-00095.1 (2013). [BNL-96478-2013-JA]

Long, C. N., McFarlane, S. A., Genio, A. D., Minnis, P., Ackerman, T. P., Mather, J., Comstock, J., Mace, G. G., Jensen, M., and Jakob, C. ARM Research In The Equatorial Western Pacific: A Decade And Counting. Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc. 94, 695-708, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00137.1 (2013). [BNL-101283-2013-JA]

Lu, C., Liu, Y., Niu, S., and Zhao, L. Examination of microphysical relationships and corresponding microphysical processes in warm fogs. Acta Meteorologica Sinica 27, 832-848, doi:10.1007/s13351-013-0610-0 (2013). [BNL-96496-2014-JA]

Lu, C., Liu, Y., Niu, S., Krueger, S., and Wagner, T. Exploring parameterization for turbulent entrainment-mixing processes in clouds. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 118, 185-194, doi:10.1029/2012JD018464 (2013). [BNL-99827-2013-JA]

Lu, C., Niu, S., Liu, Y., and Vogelmann, A. M. Empirical relationship between entrainment rate and microphysics in cumulus clouds. Geophys. Res. Lettrs 40, 2333-2338, doi:10.1002/grl.50445 (2013). [BNL-101056-2013-JA]

Lu, C., Liu, Y., and Niu, S. A method for distinguishing and linking turbulent entrainment mixing and collision-coalescence in stratocumulus clouds. Chinese Sci. Bull. 58, 545-551, doi:10.1007/s11434-012-5556-6 (2013). [BNL-98453-2013-JA]

Luke, E. P. and Kollias, P. Separating Cloud and Drizzle Radar Moments during Precipitation Onset using Doppler Spectra. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol. 30, 1656-1671, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-11-00195.1 (2013). [BNL-101647-2013-JA]

Mei, F., Setyan, A., Zhang, Q., and Wang, J. CCN activity of organic aerosols observed downwind of urban emissions during CARES. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. 13, 9355-9399, doi:10.5194/acpd-13-9355-2013 (2013). [BNL-102412-2013-JA]

Mei, F., Setyan, A., Zhang, Q., and Wang, J. CCN activity of organic aerosols observed downwind of urban emissions during CARES. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13, 12155-12169, doi:10.5194/acp-13-12155-2013 (2013). [BNL-103591-2014-JA]

Meskhidze, N., Petters, M. D., Tsigaridis, K., Bates, T., O'Dowd, C., Reid, J., Lewis, E. R., Gantt, B., Anguelova, M. D., Bhave, P. V., Bird, J., Callaghan, A. H., Ceburnis, D., Chang, R., Clarke, A., de Leeuw, G., Deane, G., DeMott, P. J., Elliot, S., Facchini, M. C., Fairall, C. W., Hawkins, L., Hu, Y., Hudson, J. G., Johnson, M. S., Kaku, K. C., Keene, W. C., Kieber, D. J., Long, M. S., Martensson, M., Modini, R. L., Osburn, C. L., Prather, K. A., Pszenny, A., Rinaldi, M., Russell, L. M., Salter, M., Sayer, A. M., Smirnov, A., Suda, S. R., Toth, T. D., Worsnop, D. R., Wozniak, A., and Zorn, S. R. Production mechanisms, number concentration, size distribution, chemical composition, and optical properties of sea spray aerosols. Atmos. Sci. Lettrs, online, doi:10.1002/asl2.441 (2013). [BNL-101226-2013-JA]

Mei, F., Hayes, P. L., Ortega, A., Taylor, J. W., Allan, J. D., Gilman, J., Kuster, W., de Gouw, J., Jimenez, J. L., and Wang, J. Droplet activation properties of organic aerosols observed at an urban site during CalNex-LA. J. Geophys. Res. - Atmos. 118, 2903-2917, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50285 (2013). [BNL-100705-2013-JA]

Shinozuka, Y., Johnson, R. R., Flynn, C. J., Russell, P. B., Schmid, B., Redemann, J., Dunagan, S. E., Kluzek, C. D., Hubbe, J. M., Segal-Rosenheimer, M., Livingston, J. M., Eck, T. F., Wagener, R., Gregory, L., Chand, D., Berg, L. K., Rogers, R. R., Ferrare, R. A., Hair, J. W., Hostetler, C. A., and Burton, S. P. Hyperspectral aerosol optical depths from TCAP flights. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 118, 2013JD020596 (2013). [BNL-103561-2014-JA]

Song, H., Lin, W., Lin, Y., Wolf, A., Neggers, R., Donner, L. J., Genio, A. D., and Liu, Y. Evaluation of Precipitation Simulated by Seven SCMs against the ARM Observation at the SGP Site. J. Clim. 26, 5467-5492, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00263.1 (2013). [BNL-98067-2013-JA]

Tao, W.-K., Wu, D., Matsui, T., Peters-Lidard, C., Lang, S., Hou, A., Rienecker, M., Peterson, W., and Jensen, M. Precipitation intensity and variation during MC3E: A numerical modeling study. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 118, 1-20, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50410 (2013). [BNL-101282-2013-JA]

Thakur, P., Conca, J. L., Dodge, C. J., Francis, A. J., and Choppin, G. R. Complexation thermodynamics and structural studies of trivalent actinide and lanthanide complexes with DTPA, MS-325 and HMDTPA. Radiochim. Acta 101, 221-232, doi:10.1524/ract.2013.2018 (2013). [BNL-100702-2013-JA]

Tridon, F., Battaglia, A., Kollias, P., Luke, E., and Williams, C. R. Signal Post-processing and Reflectivity Calibration of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program 915 MHz Wind Profilers. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol. 30, 1038-1054, doi:10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00146.1 (2013). [BNL-101382-2013-JA]

Van Weverberg, K. Impact of environmental instability on convective precipitation uncertainty associated with the nature of the rimed ice species in a bulk microphysics scheme. Mon. Weather Rev. 141, 2841-2849, doi:10.1175/MWR-D-13-00036.1 (2013). [BNL-101384-2013-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. Atmos. Sci. 70, 1104-1128  (2013). [BNL-97291-2013-JA]

Wang, J. and Wexler, A. S. Adsorption of Organic Molecules May Explain Growth of Newly Nucleated Clusters and New Particle Formation. Geophys. Res. Lettrs 40, 1-5, doi:10.1002/grl.50455 (2013). [BNL-101147-2013-JA]

Wang, J., McGraw, R. L., and Kuang, C. Growth of atmospheric nano-particles by heterogeneous nucleation of organic vapor. Atmos. Chem. Phys. 13, 6523-6531, doi:10.5194/acp-13-6523-2013 (2013). [BNL-101284-2013-JA]

Wielopolski, L., Asselin, P. K., Ramirez, L. M., and Bauman, W. A. The Ubiquity of Background Radiation and the Clinical Utility of Naturally Occurring Potassium-40 in Human Body. In Gamma Rays: Technology, Applications and Health Implications, Ch. 14, pp. 345-369, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., New York, 2013. [BNL-100806-2013-BC]

Xie, Y. and Liu, Y. A new approach for simultaneously retrieving cloud albedo and cloud fraction from surface-based shortwave radiation measurements. Environ. Res. Lett. 8, 044023, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/4/044023 (2013). [BNL-102519-2013-JA]

Yuan, W., Yu, R., Zhang, M., Lin, W., Li, J., and Fu, Y. Diurnal Cycle of Summer Precipitation over Subtropical East Asia in CAM5. J. Climate 26, 3159-3172, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00119.1 (2013). [BNL-101225-2013-JA]

Zhang, C., Dodge, C. J., Malhotra, S. V., and Francis, A. J. Bioreduction and precipitation of uranium in ionic liquid aqueous solution by Clostridium sp. Bioresource Technol. 136, 752-756, doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2013.03.085 (2013). [BNL-101153-2013-JA]

Zhang, M., Bretherton, C. S., Blossey, P. N., Austin, P. H., Bacmeister, J. T., Bony, S., Brient, F., Cheedela, S. K., Cheng, A., Del Genio, A. D., De Roode, S. R., Endo, S., Franklin, C. N., Golaz, J.-C., Hannay, C., Heus, T., Isotta, F. A., Dufresne, J.-L., Kang, I.-S., Kawai, H., Köhler, M., Larson, V. E., Liu, Y., Lock, A. P., Lohmann, U., Khairoutdinov, M. F., Molod, A. M., Neggers, R. A. J., Rasch, P., Sandu, I., Senkbeil, R., Siebesma, A. P., Siegenthaler-Le Drian, C., Stevens, B., Suarez, M. J., Xu, K.-M., von Salzen, K., Webb, M. J., Wolf, A., and Zhao, M. CGILS: Results from the first phase of an international project to understand the physical mechanisms of low cloud feedbacks in single column models. J. Adv. Modeling Earth Sys. 5, 826-842, doi:10.1002/2013MS000246 (2013). [BNL-104276-2014-JA]

Meetings, Proceedings and Abstracts

Kuang, C., Kangasluoma, J., Wimmer, D., Lehtipalo, K., Wang, J., Kulmala, M., and Petäjä, T. Laboratory Characterization of a Size-Resolved CPC Battery to Infer the Composition of Freshly Formed Atmospheric Nuclei. 19th International Conference on Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols, Fort Collins, CO, June 24-28, 2013. [BNL-99829-2013-AB]

McGraw, R. Sparse Aerosol Models Beyond the Quadrature Method of Moments. 19th International Conference on Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols, Fort Collins, CO, June 24-28, 2013. [BNL-99828-2013-AB]

Wang, J. and Wexler, A. S. Adsorption of Organic Molecules May Explain Growth of Newly Nucleated Clusters and New Particle Formation. 19th International Conference on Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols, Fort Collins, CO, June 24-28, 2013. [BNL-99830-2013-AB]

Wu, W., Liu, Y., Jensen, M. P., Toto, T., Foster, M. J., and Long, C. N. An Examination of observationally based cloud fraction estimates over the Southern Great Plains from different platforms. Atmospheric System Research 2013 Science Team Meeting, Potomac, MD, March 18-21, 2013. [BNL-99831-2013-AB]


Heiser, J. Brookhaven National Laboratory meteorological services instrument calibration plan and procedures. Informal Report, BNL-99891-2013-IR, February 2013.

Heiser, J. and Smith, S. Meteorological services annual data report for 2012. Informal Report, BNL-100629-2013-IR, Feb. 2013.

Sullivan, T. Evaluation of potential radionuclide release and transport for the Zion Nuclear Power Station basement fill end state: Conceptual model development and sensitivity analysis. Informal Report, BNL-103542-2013-IR, Dec. 2013.