Curriculum Vitae

Henry LeRoy Miller, Jr.

Chemical Sciences Division, Earth System Research Laboratory

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

325 Broadway, Boulder, CO 80305

and

Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

University of Colorado, Boulder

216 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309-0216

email: Henry.LeRoy.Miller@noaa.gov

tel: 303-497-7209     fax: 303-497-5686

Education

Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, Ph.D., 1996; University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado; 1992-1996

Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, M.S., 1992; University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado; 1990-1992

Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, B.S., 1990; University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado; 1986-1990

Experience

2007-present            Research Associate, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) Chemical Sciences Division (CSD) Chemistry and Climate Processes (CCP) Group

  • project manager for design and build out of small data center for the CCP group

2005-2007            Research Scientist, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Earth System Research Laboratory (ESRL) Chemical Sciences Division (CSD) Chemistry and Climate Processes (CCP) Group, and Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group I Technical Support Unit (WGI TSU)

  • design and maintain the IPCC WGI web site, including web-based process for submission of review comments during several formal draft review processes
  • managed and operated a system of tracking, sorting, and appropriately collating the thousands of comments received for each of three separate Expert and Governmental reviews
  • function as the Information Technology specialist for the IPCC WGI TSU, which included maintaining computer hardware and software for day-to-day operations, and providing IT technical support for several Lead Author meetings, held at remote venues
  • developed and operated file management and versioning system for IPCC WGI Plenary Approval Session, in Paris, France
  • provide continuing computer systems support to the Chemistry and Climate Processes Group, including backup and archive services, as well as keeping desktop and laptop computers patched and secure
  • continued to serve on several CSD computer and technology committees, as in previous years

2001-2005            Research Scientist, CIRES / NOAA Aeronomy Laboratory Chemistry and Climate Processes Group (formerly Middle Atmosphere Group)

  • took a leading role in the design and implementation of a new instrument (MiDAS: Minature Differential Absorption Spectrometer) onboard the NOAA Gulfstream aircraft, and operated the MiDAS system on all hurricane flights
  • operated MiDAS system during an Intensive Operational Period (IOP) at the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program (ARM) Southern Great Plains (SGP) site in Oklahoma
  • lead developer of the SkyEye system, designed to track intensity of the sky at several narrow wavelength bands
  • developed an absolute calibration system for the MiDAS, SkyEye, and TALUS (a near-uv spectrometer) systems
  • designed and fabricated an instrument rack and supporting hardware for integrating the MiDAS, SkyEye, and TALUS systems into a NOAA P3 aircraft for the New England Air Quality 2004 field campaign; installed these measurement systems and maintained and operated the MiDAS, SkyEye, and calibration systems during the field campaign
  • adapted the NOAA P3 aircraft installation hardware for a ground-based deployment of the MiDAS, SkyEye, and absolute calibration systems; installed and operated these systems for an IOP at the ARM site located in Barrow, Alaska
  • designed and manage several databases, for a variety of purposes such as tracking spectrometer information and characteristics, software license codes and installation locations, hardware and software purchases, tracking of physical property; coordinated coupling of user and group ID databases to web-based interface for use by Aeronomy Laboratory computer administrators

1998-2001            Research Scientist, CIRES / NOAA Aeronomy Laboratory Middle Atmosphere Group and National Science Foundation International Research Award Fellow / Institut für Chemie und Dynamik der Geosphäre, Institut 1: Stratosphärische Chemie, Forschungszentrum Jülich (Institute for Chemistry and Dynamics of the Geosphere, Institute 1: Stratospheric Chemistry, Research Center at Jülich)

  • developed and refined the extensible Makefile system for the CLaMs (Chemical Lagrangian Model of the Stratosphere) model, which improves the ease with which the model can be ported to a new computer operating system
  • adapted output from the Garcia-Solomon 2-D model for use in initializing the CLaMS 3-D model, and modifed the pre-processing components of CLaMS to accept this new file format
  • designed and maintained a web-based interface to the Concurrent Versioning System (CVS) used to manage the source files of the CLaMS model, and installed, configured, and operated an Apache web server to support this interface

1996-1998            Research Scientist, CIRES / NOAA Aeronomy Laboratory Middle Atmosphere Group

  • completed a comparison of ground-based observations of OClO in the Arctic and Antarctic, and examined implications for polar stratospheric ozone depletion
  • examined the effects of temperature variations and aerosols on column OClO in polar regions, using the Garcia-Solomon 2-D model
  • developed a coordinated networked system of seven Unix workstations, to enhance and support modeling efforts of the Middle Atmosphere Group
  • designed, implemented, and operated a networked system and program for regular, systematic backup of both the Unix workstations and the desktop Macintosh computers used by members of the Middle Atmosphere Group

1990-1996            Research Assistant, CIRES / NOAA Aeronomy Laboratory Middle Atmosphere Group

  • designed and constructed a ground-based, near-ultraviolet/visible spectrograph, using commercial and custom-built components, with multiple wavelength measurement region capabilities and remote-control capability via the Internet
  • deployed above spectrograph to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland and conducted two years of measurements of stratospheric OClO and NO2
  • investigated Arctic polar sunrise surface ozone depletion at Kangerlussuaq, Greenland with an additional ground-based near-ultraviolet spectrograph for total column BrO measurements and an in situ ozone analyzer to monitor surface ozone
  • deployed and operated a ground-based near-ultraviolet spectrograph and a ground-based visible spectrograph to McMurdo Station, Antarctica during austral spring, to investigate stratospheric BrO, OClO, and NO2
  • performed comparative analysis of Antarctic data from 1986, 1987, 1991 and 1992 seasons to investigate trends in OClO and NO2

1988-1990            Undergraduate Work Study Position, University of Colorado / NOAA Aeronomy Laboratory Middle Atmosphere Group

  • performed data analysis on Antarctic springtime data from 1986 and 1987
  • supported transfer of data collection and analysis platform from IBM 9000 computer to Macintosh system

Publications

Melamed, M. L., A. O. Langford, J. S. Daniel, R. W. Portmann, H. L. Miller, C. S. Eubank, R. Schofield, J. Holloway, and S. Solomon, Sulfur dioxide emission flux measurements from point sources using airborne near ultraviolet spectroscopy during the New England Air Quality Study 2004, Journal of Geophysical Research, submitted, 2007.

Schofield, R., J. S. Daniel, R. W. Portmann, H. L. Miller, S. Solomon, C. S. Eubank, M. L. Melamed, A. O. Langford, and M. D. Shupe, Retrieval of effective radius and liquid water path from ground-based instruments: a case study at Barrow, Alaska, Journal of Geophysical Research, manuscript 2007JD008737R, in press, 2007.

IPCC, 2007: Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Solomon, S., D. Qin, M. Manning, Z. Chen, M. Marquis, K.B. Averyt, M. Tignor and H. L. Miller (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA, 996 pp.

Langford, A. O., R. Schofield, J. S. Daniel, R. W. Portmann, M. L. Melamed, H. L. Miller, E. G. Dutton, and S. Solomon, On the variability of the Ring effect in the near ultraviolet: Understanding the role of aerosols and multiple scattering, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 7, 575-586, 2007.

Daniel, J. S., R. W. Portmann, H. L. Miller, S. Solomon, A. O. Langford, C. S. Eubank, R. Schofield, D. D. Turner, and M. D. Shupe, Cloud property estimates from zenith spectral measurements of scattered sunlight between 0.9 and 1.7 mm, Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, D16208, doi:10.1029/2005JD006641, 2006.

Kokhanovsky, A. A., V. V. Rozanov, T. Nauss, C. Reudenback, J. S. Daniel, H. L. Miller, and J. P. Burrows, The semianalytical cloud retrieval algorithm for SCIAMACHY I. The validation, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 6, 1905-1911, 2006.

Langford, A. O., R. Schofield, J. S. Daniel, R. W. Portmann, M. L. Melamed, H. L. Miller, E. G. Dutton, and S. Solomon, On the variability of the Ring effect in the near ultraviolet: Understanding the role of aerosols and multiple scattering, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 6, 10153-10182, 2006.

Kokhanovsky, A. A., V. V. Rozanov, T. Nauss, C. Reudenbch, J. P. Burrows, H. L. Miller, and J. S. Daniel, The semianalytical cloud retrieval algorithm for SCIAMACHY I. The validation, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 5, 1995-2015, 2005.

Langford, A. O., R. W. Portmann, J. S. Daniel, H. L. Miller, C. S. Eubank, S. Solomon, and E. G. Dutton, Retrieval of ice crystal effective diameters from gound-based near-infrared spectra of optically thin cirrus, Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, D22201, doi: 10.1029/2005JD005761, 2005.

Langford, A. O., R. W. Portmann, J. S. Daniel, H. L. Miller, S. Solomon, Spectroscopic measurements of NO2 in a Colorado thunderstorm: Determination of the mean production by cloud-to-ground lightning flashes, Journal of Geophysical Research, 109, D11304, 2004.

Daniel, J. S., S. Solomon, H. L. Miller, A. O. Langford, R. W. Portmann, and C. S. Eubank, Retrieving cloud information from passive measurements of solar radiation absorbed by molecular oxygen and O2-O2, Journal of Geophysical Research, 108 (D16), 4515, doi: 10.1029/2002JD002994, 2003.

Hawes, A. K., S. Solomon, R. W. Portmann, J. S. Daniel, A. O. Langford, H. L. Miller, C. S. Eubank, P. Goldan, C. Wiedinmyer, E. Atlas, A. Hansel, and A. Wisthaler, Airborne observations of vegetation and implications for biogenic emission characterization, Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 5, 977-983, doi: 10.1039/b308911h, 2003.

Miller, H. L., Jr., R. W. Sanders, S. Solomon, Observations and interpretation of column OClO seasonal cycles at two polar sites, Journal of Geophysical Research, 104, 18769-18783, 1999.

Miller, H. L., A. Weaver, R. W. Sanders, K. Arpag, and S. Solomon, "Measurements of Arctic Sunrise Surface Ozone Depletion Events at Kangerlussuaq, Greenland (67°N, 51°W)", Tellus, 49B, 496-509, 1997.

Miller, Henry LeRoy, Jr., "Development of a Ground-based Near-Ultraviolet/Visible Spectrograph and Attendant Measurements from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland", Ph.D. dissertation, 1996.

Weaver, A., S. Solomon, R. W. Sanders, K. Arpag, and H. L. Miller, Jr., "Atmospheric NO3, 5, Off-axis Measurements at Sunrise: Estimates of Tropospheric NO3 at 40°N", Journal of Geophysical Research, 101, 18605-18612, 1996.

Arpag, K. H., P. V. Johnston, H. L. Miller, R. W. Sanders, and S. Solomon, "Observations of the Stratospheric BrO Column over Colorado, 40°N", Journal of Geophysical Research, 99, 8175-8181, 1994.

Mills, M. J., A. O. Langford, T. J. Leary, K. Arpag, H. L. Miller, M. H. Proffitt, R. W. Sanders, and S. Solomon, "On the Relationship Between Stratospheric Aerosols and Nitrogen Dioxide", Geophysical Research Letters, 20, 1187-1190, 1993.

Sanders, R. W., S. Solomon, J. P. Smith, L. Perliski, H. L. Miller, G. H. Mount, J. G. Keys, and A. L. Schmeltekopf, "Visible and Near-Ultraviolet Spectroscopy at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, 9, Observations of OClO from April to October 1991", Journal of Geophysical Research, 98, 7219-7228, 1993.

Smith, J. P., S. Solomon, R. W. Sanders, H. L. Miller, L. M. Perliski, J. G. Keys, and A. L. Schmeltekopf, "Atmospheric NO3, 4, Vertical Profiles at Middle and Polar Latitudes at Sunrise", Journal of Geophysical Research, 98, 8983-8989, 1993.

Solomon, S., J. P. Smith, R. W. Sanders, H. L. Miller, G. H. Mount, J. G. Keys, and A. L. Schmeltekopf, "Visible and Near-Ultraviolet Spectroscopy at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, 8, Observations of Nighttime NO2 and NO3 from April to October 1991", Journal of Geophysical Research, 98, 993-1000, 1993.

Miller, Henry L., Jr., J. P. Smith, L. M. Perliski, R. W. Sanders, G. H. Mount, and S. Solomon, "Scattered Sky Observations of Stratospheric OClO at McMurdo Station, Antarctica", Optical Methods in Atmospheric Chemistry, 1715, 250-257, 1992.

Solomon, S., R. W. Sanders, and H. L. Miller, Jr., "Visible and Near-Ultraviolet Spectroscopy at McMurdo Station, Antarctica, 7, OClO Diurnal Photochemistry and Implications for Ozone Destruction", Journal of Geophysical Research, 95, 13807-13817, 1990.

Solomon, S., H. L. Miller, J. P. Smith, R. W. Sanders, G. H. Mount, A. L. Schmeltekopf, and J. F. Noxon, "Atmospheric NO3, 1, Measurement Technique and the Annual Cycle at 40°N", Journal of Geophysical Research, 94, 11041-11048, 1989.

Scientific Presentations

Comparison of Observed OClO columns with Two-dimensional Model Simulations, Institut für Umweltphysik Seminar Series, December 2000, Bremen, Germany (oral presentation).

An Introduction to the CLaMS Makefile System, Institut für Stratosphärische Chemie - ICG-1 Seminar Series, August 2000, Jülich, Germany (oral presentation).

An Introduction to the Concurrent Versioning System - CVS, Institut für Stratosphärische Chemie - ICG-1 Seminar Series, February 2000, Jülich, Germany (oral presentation).

Ground-based Measurements of Column OClO and NO2 During the 1994-95 and 1995-96 Arctic Winters, and Relationships to Temperature, Fourth European Symposium on Polar Stratospheric Ozone, September 1997, Schliersee, Germany (poster).

Potential Processes Involved in an Arctic Sunrise Surface Ozone Disappearance Event in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland (67°N, 51°W), Gordon Research Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry, June 1997, Salve Regina University, Newport, Rhode Island (poster).

Potential Processes Involved in an Arctic Sunrise Surface Ozone Disappearance Event in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland (67°N, 51°W), 1997 Atmospheric Chemistry Colloquium for Emerging Senior Scientists, June 1997, Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts (oral presentation).

Potential Processes Involved in an Arctic Sunrise Surface Ozone Disappearance Event in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, European Geophysical Society 21st General Assembly, May, 1996, The Hague, The Netherlands (oral presentation).

Antarctica and the Ozone Hole, Civil Engineering Graduate Seminar Series, September, 1992, Boulder, Colorado (oral presentation).

Scattered Sky Observations of Stratospheric OClO, International Symposium on Environmental Sensing, June, 1992, Berlin, Germany (oral presentation).

Honors/Awards

International Research Fellow Award from the National Science Foundation Division of International Programs (NSF Grant No. INT-9803409), awarded 11 June 1998 for two years of research at Institut für Stratosphärische Chemie, Forschungszentrum Jülich, GmbH (1999-2000)

Invited Attendee: 1997 Atmospheric Chemistry Colloquium for Emerging Senior Scientists, June 1997, Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts