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Lawrence Kleinman

Chemist, EE Aerosol Chem, Environmental and Climate Sciences Department

Lawrence Kleinman

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Environmental and Climate Sciences Department
Bldg. 815E, Room 1-54
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-3796
kleinman@bnl.gov

Expertise | Research | Education | Appointments | Publications


Expertise

  • Kinetics and transport of atmospheric pollutants
  • Chemical dynamics

Research Activities

  • Theoretical and experimental studies of the chemical and physical factors affecting the formation of oxidants and the acidity of precipitation
  • Design of field programs and analysis of chemical and meteorological observations
  • Formulation of techniques for calculating source receptor relations
  • Theoretical studies on low and high NOx chemical regimes and multiple photochemical states of the atmosphere
  • Responsible for regional air quality analyses used in DOE evaluation of future energy scenarios
  • Research contributions in the fields of air pollution modeling, chemical kinetics, and quantum mechanics

Education

  • University of California at Irvine, Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Yale University, Ph.D., Chemistry
  • City College of New York, B.S., Chemistry

Professional Appointments

  • American Physical Society
  • American Geophysical Union

Selected Publications

  • Hodshire AL, Ramnarine E, Akherati A, Alvarado ML, Farmer DK, Jathar SH, Kreidenweis SM, Lonsdale CR, Onasch TB, Springston SR, Wang J, Wang Y, Kleinman LI, Sedlacek III AJ, Pierce JR (2021) Dilution impacts on smoke aging: evidence in Biomass Burning Observation Project (BBOP) data. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 21:6839–6855. doi: 10.5194/acp-21-6839-2021
  • Kleinman LI, Sedlacek III AJ, Adachi K, Buseck PR, Collier S, Dubey MK, Hodshire AL, Lewis E, Onasch TB, Pierce JR, Shilling J, Springston SR, Wang J, Zhang Q, Zhou S, Yokelson RJ (2020) Rapid Evolution of Aerosol Particles and their Optical Properties Downwind of Wildfires in the Western U.S. doi: 10.5194/acp-2020-239
  • Junghenn Noyes K, Kahn R, Sedlacek A, Kleinman L, Limbacher J, Li Z (2020) Wildfire Smoke Particle Properties and Evolution, from Space-Based Multi-Angle Imaging. Remote Sensing 12:769. doi: 10.3390/rs12050769
  • Adachi K, Sedlacek AJ, Kleinman L, Chand D, Hubbe JM, Buseck PR (2017) Volume changes upon heating of aerosol particles from biomass burning using transmission electron microscopy. Aerosol Science and Technology 52:46–56. doi: 10.1080/02786826.2017.1373181
  • Liu X, Huey LG, Yokelson RJ, Selimovic V, Simpson IJ, Müller M, Jimenez JL, Campuzano-Jost P, Beyersdorf AJ, Blake DR, Butterfield Z, Choi Y, Crounse JD, Day DA, Diskin GS, Dubey MK, Fortner E, Hanisco TF, Hu W, King LE, Kleinman L, Meinardi S, Mikoviny T, Onasch TB, Palm BB, Peischl J, Pollack IB, Ryerson TB, Sachse GW, Sedlacek AJ, Shilling JE, Springston S, St. Clair JM, Tanner DJ, Teng AP, Wennberg PO, Wisthaler A, Wolfe GM (2017) Airborne measurements of western U.S. wildfire emissions: Comparison with prescribed burning and air quality implications. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 122:6108–6129. doi: 10.1002/2016jd026315
  • Zhou S, Collier S, Jaffe DA, Briggs NL, Hee J, Sedlacek III AJ, Kleinman L, Onasch TB, Zhang Q (2017) Regional influence of wildfires on aerosol chemistry in the western US and insights into atmospheric aging of biomass burning organic aerosol. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17:2477–2493. doi: 10.5194/acp-17-2477-2017
  • Madronich S, Conley AJ, Lee-Taylor J, Kleinman LI, Hodzic A, Aumont B (2016) Non-linear partitioning and organic volatility distributions of urban aerosols. Faraday Discussions 189:515–528. doi: 10.1039/c5fd00209e
  • Lee Y-N, Springston S, Jayne J, Wang J, Hubbe J, Senum G, Kleinman L, Daum PH (2014) Chemical composition and sources of coastal marine aerosol particles during the 2008 VOCALS-REx campaign. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 14:5057–5072. doi: 10.5194/acp-14-5057-2014
  • Lee Y-N, Springston S, Jayne J, Wang J, Hubbe J, Senum G, Kleinman L, Daum PH (2013) Chemical composition and sources of coastal marine aerosol particles during the 2008 VOCALS-REx campaign. doi: 10.5194/acpd-13-26043-2013
  • Min Q, Joseph E, Lin Y, Min L, Yin B, Daum PH, Kleinman LI, Wang J, Lee Y-N (2012) Validation of MODIS cloud microphysical properties with in situ measurements over the Southeast Pacific. doi: 10.5194/acpd-12-1419-2012
  • Kleinman LI, Daum PH, Lee Y-N, Lewis ER, Sedlacek III AJ, Senum GI, Springston SR, Wang J, Hubbe J, Jayne J, Min Q, Yum SS, Allen G (2012) Aerosol concentration and size distribution measured below, in, and above cloud from the DOE G-1 during VOCALS-REx. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 12:207–223. doi: 10.5194/acp-12-207-2012
  • Sedlacek AJ, Lewis ER, Kleinman L, Xu J, Zhang Q (2012) Determination of and evidence for non-core-shell structure of particles containing black carbon using the Single-Particle Soot Photometer (SP2). Geophysical Research Letters 39:n/a–n/a. doi: 10.1029/2012gl050905
  • Zaveri RA, Shaw WJ, Cziczo DJ, Schmid B, Ferrare RA, et al. (2012) Overview of the 2010 Carbonaceous Aerosols and Radiative Effects Study (CARES). doi: 10.5194/acpd-12-1299-2012
  • Allen G, Coe H, Clarke A, Bretherton C, Wood R, Abel SJ, Barrett P, Brown P, George R, Freitag S, McNaughton C, Howell S, Shank L, Kapustin V, Brekhovskikh V, Kleinman L, Lee Y-N, Springston S, Toniazzo T, Krejci R, Fochesatto J, Shaw G, Krecl P, Brooks B, McKeeking G, Bower KN, Williams PI, Crosier J, Crawford I, Connolly P, Covert D, Bandy AR (2011) Southeast Pacific atmospheric composition and variability sampled along 20° S during VOCALS-REx. doi: 10.5194/acpd-11-681-2011
  • Kleinman LI, Daum PH, Lee Y-N, Lewis ER, Sedlacek AJ, Senum GI, Springston SR, Wang J, Hubbe J, Jayne J, Min Q, Yum SS, Allen G (2011) Aerosol concentration and size distribution measured below, in, and above cloud from the DOE G-1 during VOCALS-REx. doi: 10.5194/acpd-11-17289-2011
  • Apel EC, Emmons LK, Karl T, Flocke F, Hills AJ, Madronich S, Lee-Taylor J, Fried A, Weibring P, Walega J, Richter D, Tie X, Mauldin L, Campos T, Weinheimer A, Knapp D, Sive B, Kleinman L, Springston S, Zaveri R, Ortega J, Voss P, Blake D, Baker A, Warneke C, Welsh-Bon D, de Gouw J, Zheng J, Zhang R, Rudolph J, Junkermann W, Riemer DD (2010) Chemical evolution of volatile organic compounds in the outflow of the Mexico City Metropolitan area. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 10:2353–2375. doi: 10.5194/acp-10-2353-2010
  • Hodzic A, Jimenez JL, Madronich S, Canagaratna MR, DeCarlo PF, Kleinman L, Fast J (2010) Modeling organic aerosols in a megacity: potential contribution of semi-volatile and intermediate volatility primary organic compounds to secondary organic aerosol formation. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 10:5491–5514. doi: 10.5194/acp-10-5491-2010
  • Hodzic A, Jimenez JL, Madronich S, Canagaratna MR, DeCarlo PF, Kleinman L, Fast J (2010) Modeling organic aerosols in a megacity: potential contribution of semi-volatile and intermediate volatility primary organic compounds to secondary organic aerosol formation. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 10:5491–5514. doi: 10.5194/acp-10-5491-2010
  • Lewandowski PA, Eichinger WE, Holder H, Prueger J, Wang J, Kleinman LI (2010) Vertical distribution of aerosols in the vicinity of Mexico City during MILAGRO-2006 Campaign. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 10:1017–1030. doi: 10.5194/acp-10-1017-2010
  • Zaveri RA, Berkowitz CM, Brechtel FJ, Gilles MK, Hubbe JM, Jayne JT, Kleinman LI, Laskin A, Madronich S, Onasch TB, Pekour MS, Springston SR, Thornton JA, Tivanski AV, Worsnop DR (2010) Nighttime chemical evolution of aerosol and trace gases in a power plant plume: Implications for secondary organic nitrate and organosulfate aerosol formation, NO3radical chemistry, and N2O5heterogeneous hydrolysis. Journal of Geophysical Research. doi: 10.1029/2009jd013250
Lawrence Kleinman

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Environmental and Climate Sciences Department
Bldg. 815E, Room 1-54
P.O. Box 5000
Upton, NY 11973-5000

(631) 344-3796
kleinman@bnl.gov

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