Publications

2018

  • Gaudel, et. Al, 2018. Tropospheric Ozone Assessment Report: Present-Day Distribution and trends of Tropospheric Ozone Relevant to Climate and Global Atmospheric Chemistry Model Evaluation
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2017

  • Schultz, et. Al., 2017. Tropospheric Ozone Assessment Report: Database and metrics data of global surface ozone observations.
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  • Law. Et. Al. 2017. Local Arctic Air Pollution: Sources and Impacts.
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  • Kaser. Et. Al., 2017. The effect of entrainment through atmospheric boundary layer growth on observed and modeled surface ozone in the Colorado front range.
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  • Stauffer, Ryan M., Anne M. Thompson, Samuel J. Oltmans and Bryan J. Johnson, (2017), Tropospheric ozonesonde profiles at long-term U.S. monitoring sites: 2. Links between Trinidad Head, CA, profile clusters and inland surface ozone measurements, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 122, 2, 1261-1280, 10.1002/2016JD025254
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  • Leonard, Mark, Irina Petropavlovskikh, Meiyun Lin, Audra McClure-Begley, Bryan J. Johnson, Samuel J. Oltmans and David Tarasick, (2017), An assessment of 10-year NOAA aircraft-based tropospheric ozone profiling in Colorado, Atmospheric Environment, 158, 116-127, 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.03.013
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2016

  • Sullivan, J., et. Al, 2016. Quantifying the contribution of thermally driven recirculation to a high-ozone event along the Colorado front range using lidar.
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  • Hornbrook, R. et. Al, 2016. Arctic Springtime observations of volatile Organic Compounds during the OASIS-2009 campaign.
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  • Legrand, M. et. Al, 2016. Inter-annual variability of surface ozone at coastal and inland sites in East Antarctica.
  • Van Dam, Brie, Detlev Helmig, Paul V. Doskey and Samuel J. Oltmans, (2016), Summertime surface O behavior and deposition to tundra in the Alaskan Arctic , Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121, 13, 8055-8066, 10.1002/2015JD023914
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  • Tarasick, D. W., J. Davies, H. G. J. Smit and S. J. Oltmans, (2016), A re-evaluated Canadian ozonesonde record: measurements of the vertical distribution of ozone over Canada from 1966 to 2013, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 9, 1, 195-214, 10.5194/amt-9-195-2016
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  • Schnell, Russell C., Bryan J. Johnson, Samuel J. Oltmans, Patrick Cullis, Chance Sterling, Emrys Hall, Allen Jordan, Detlev Helmig, Gabrielle Petron, Ravan Ahmadov, James Wendell, Robert Albee, Patrick Boylan, Chelsea R. Thompson, Jason Evans, Jacques Hueber, Abigale J. Curtis and Jeong-Hoo Park, (2016), Quantifying wintertime boundary layer ozone production from frequent profile measurements in the Uinta Basin, UT, oil and gas region, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, , , 10.1002/2016JD025130
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  • Parrish, D. D., I. E. Galbally, J.-F. Lamarque, V. Naik, L. Horowitz, D. T. Shindell, S. J. Oltmans, R. Derwent, H. Tanimoto, C. Labuschagne and M. Cupeiro, (2016), Seasonal cycles of O in the marine boundary layer: Observation and model simulation comparisons , Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121, 1, 538-557, 10.1002/2015JD024101
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  • Oltmans, S. J., A. Karion, R. C. Schnell, G. Pétron, D. Helmig, S. A. Montzka, S. Wolter, D. Neff, B. R. Miller, J. Hueber, S. Conley, B. J. Johnson and C. Sweeney, (2016), O3, CH4, CO2, CO, NO2 and NMHC aircraft measurements in the Uinta Basin oil and gas region under low and high ozone conditions in winter 2012 and 2013, Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 4, 000132, 10.12952/journal.elementa.000132
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2015

  • Bailey, et. Al., 2015. Precipitation Effeciency derived from isotope ratios in water vapor distinguishes dynamical and microphysical influences on subtropical atmospheric constituents.
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  • Lin, Meiyun, Arlene M. Fiore, Larry W. Horowitz, Andrew O. Langford, Samuel J. Oltmans, David Tarasick and Harald E. Rieder, (2015), Climate variability modulates western US ozone air quality in spring via deep stratospheric intrusions, Nature Communications, 6, , 10.1038/ncomms8105
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  • Huang, J., H. Liu, J. H. Crawford, C. Chan, D. B. Considine, Y. Zhang, X. Zheng, C. Zhao, V. Thouret, S. J. Oltmans, S. C. Liu, D. B. A. Jones, S. D. Steenrod and M. R. Damon, (2015), Origin of springtime ozone enhancements in the lower troposphere over Beijing: in situ measurements and model analysis, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 9, , 10.5194/acp-15-5161-2015
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  • Boylan, Patrick, Detlev Helmig and Samuel Oltmans, (2015), Ozone in the Atlantic Ocean marine boundary layer, Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 3, , 10.12952/journal.elementa.000045
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  • Ahmadov, R., S. McKeen, M. Trainer, R. Banta, A. Brewer, S. Brown, P. M. Edwards, J. A. de Gouw, G. J. Frost, J. Gilman, D. Helmig, B. Johnson, A. Karion, A. Koss, A. Langford, B. Lerner, J. Olson, S. Oltmans, J. Peischl, G. Petron, Y. Pichugina, J. M. Roberts, T. Ryerson, R. Schnell, C. Senff, C. Sweeney, C. Thompson, P. R. Veres, C. Warneke, R. Wild, E. J. Williams, B. Yuan and R. Zamora, (2015), Understanding high wintertime ozone pollution events in an oil- and natural gas-producing region of the western US, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 411-429, 10.5194/acp-15-411-2015
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2014

  • Oltmans, Samuel, Russell Schnell, Bryan Johnson, Gabrielle Pétron, Thomas Mefford and Ryan Neely, (2014), Anatomy of wintertime ozone associated with oil and natural gas extraction activity in Wyoming and Utah, Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 2, , 10.12952/journal.elementa.000024
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  • Oltmans, S. J., A. Karion, R. C. Schnell, G. Pétron, C. Sweeney, S. Wolter, D. Neff, S. A. Montzka, B. R. Miller, D. Helmig, B. J. Johnson and J. Hueber, (2014), A high ozone episode in winter 2013 in the Uinta Basin oil and gas region characterized by aircraft measurements , Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 14, 14, , 10.5194/acpd-14-20117-2014
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  • Lin, Meiyun, Larry W. Horowitz, Samuel J. Oltmans, Arlene M. Fiore and Songmiao Fan, (2014), Tropospheric ozone trends at Mauna Loa Observatory tied to decadal climate variability, Nature Geoscience, , , 10.1038/NGEO2066
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  • Lefohn, Allen S., Christopher Emery, Douglas Shadwick, Heini Wernli, Jeagun Jung and Samuel J. Oltmans, (2014), Estimates of background surface ozone concentrations in the United States based on model-derived source apportionment, Atmospheric Environment, 84, , 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.11.033
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  • Koo, Ja-Ho, Yuhang Wang, Tianyu Jiang, Yi Deng, Samuel J. Oltmans and Sverre Solberg, (2014), Influence of climate variability on near-surface ozone depletion events in the Arctic spring, Geophysical Research Letters, 41, 7, , 10.1002/2014GL059275
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  • Cooper, O. R., D. D. Parrish, J. Ziemke, N. V. Balashov, M. Cupeiro, I. E. Galbally, S. Gilge, L. Horowitz, N. R. Jensen, J.-F. Lamarque, V. Naik, S. J. Oltmans, J. Schwab, D. T. Shindell, A. M. Thompson, V. Thouret, Y. Wang and R. M. Zbinden, (2014), Global distribution and trends of tropospheric ozone: An observation-based review, Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene, 2, , 10.12952/journal.elementa.000029
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2013

  • Van Dam, Brie, Detlev Helmig, John F. Burkhart, Daniel Obrist and Samuel J. Oltmans, (2013), Springtime boundary layer O and GEM depletion at Toolik Lake, Alaska , Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 118, 8, , 10.1002/jgrd.50213
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  • Oltmans, S.J., A.S. Lefohn, D. Shadwick, J.M. Harris, H.E. Scheel, I. Galbally, D.W. Tarasick, B.J. Johnson, E.-G. Brunke, H. Claude, G. Zeng, S. Nichol, F. Schmidlin, J. Davies, E. Cuevas, A. Redondas, H. Naoe, T. Nakano and T. Kawasato, (2013), Recent tropospheric ozone changes – A pattern dominated by slow or no growth, Atmospheric Environment, 67, , 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.10.057
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  • Huang, M., G. R. Carmichael, T. Chai, R. B. Pierce, S. J. Oltmans, D. A. Jaffe, K. W. Bowman, A. Kaduwela, C. Cai, S. N. Spak, A. J. Weinheimer, L. G. Huey and G. S. Diskin, (2013), Impacts of transported background pollutants on summertime western US air quality: model evaluation, sensitivity analysis and data assimilation, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 1, , 10.5194/acp-13-359-2013
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  • Hasebe, F., Peter, T., Komala, N., Iwasaki, S., Shibata, T., Ogino, S.Y., Nishi, N., Vomel, H., Fujiwara, M., Shiotani, M., Inai, Y., Oltmans, S.J., , (2013), Cold trap dehydration in the Tropical Tropopause Layer characterised by SOWER chilled-mirror hygrometer network data in the Tropical Pacific, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, , 4393-4411, 10.5194/acp-13-4393-2013
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2012

  • Zhang, Yiqiang, Hongyu Liu, James H. Crawford, David B. Considine, Chuenyu Chan, Samuel J. Oltmans and Valerie Thouret, (2012), Distribution, variability and sources of tropospheric ozone over south China in spring: Intensive ozonesonde measurements at five locations and modeling analysis, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D12, , 10.1029/2012JD017498
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  • Tilmes, S., J.-F. Lamarque, L. K. Emmons, A. Conley, M. G. Schultz, M. Saunois, V. Thouret, A. M. Thompson, S. J. Oltmans, B. Johnson and D. Tarasick, (2012), Technical Note: Ozonesonde climatology between 1995 and 2011: description, evaluation and applications, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 16, , 10.5194/acp-12-7475-2012
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  • Thompson, Anne M., Sonya K. Miller, Simone Tilmes, Debra W. Kollonige, Jacquelyn C. Witte, Samuel J. Oltmans, B. J. Johnson, Masatomo Fujiwara, F. J. Schmidlin, G. J. R. Coetzee, Ninong Komala, Matakite Maata, Maznorizan bt Mohamad, J. Nguyo, C. Mutai, S-Y. Ogino, F. Raimundo Da Silva, N. M. Paes Leme, Francoise Posny, Rinus Scheele, Henry B. Selkirk, Masato Shiotani, René Stübi, Gilbert Levrat, Bertrand Calpini, Valérie Thouret, Haruo Tsuruta, Jessica Valverde Canossa, Holger Vömel, S. Yonemura, Jorge Andrés Diaz, Nguyen T. Tan Thanh and Hoang T. Thuy Ha, (2012), Southern Hemisphere Additional Ozonesondes (SHADOZ) ozone climatology (2005–2009): Tropospheric and tropical tropopause layer (TTL) profiles with comparisons to OMI-based ozone products, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D23, , 10.1029/2011JD016911
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  • Oltmans, S. J., B. J. Johnson and J. M. Harris, (2012), Springtime boundary layer ozone depletion at Barrow, Alaska: Meteorological influence, year-to-year variation, and long-term change, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D00R18, 10.1029/2011JD016889
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  • Lin, Meiyun, Arlene M. Fiore, Owen R. Cooper, Larry W. Horowitz, Andrew O. Langford, Hiram Levy, Bryan J. Johnson, Vaishali Naik, Samuel J. Oltmans and Christoph J. Senff, (2012), Springtime high surface ozone events over the western United States: Quantifying the role of stratospheric intrusions, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 117, D21, , 10.1029/2012JD018151
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  • Lin, M., A Fiore, L Horowitz, O. R. Cooper, V Naik, J. S. Holloway, B. J. Johnson, A. M. Middlebrook, S. J. Oltmans, I. Pollack, T. B. Ryerson, J Warner, C Wiedinmyer, J Wilson and B Wyman, (2012), Transport of Asian ozone pollution into surface air over the western United States in spring, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, D00V07, , 10.1029/2011JD016961
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  • Lefohn, Allen S., Heini Wernli, Douglas Shadwick, Samuel J. Oltmans and Melvyn Shapiro, (2012), Quantifying the importance of stratospheric-tropospheric transport on surface ozone concentrations at high- and low-elevation monitoring sites in the United States, Atmospheric Environment, 62, , 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.09.004
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  • Langford, A. O., J. Brioude, O. R. Cooper, C. J. Senff, R. J. Alvarez, R. M. Hardesty, B. J. Johnson and S. J. Oltmans, (2012), Stratospheric influence on surface ozone in the Los Angeles area during late spring and early summer of 2010, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 117, D21, , 10.1029/2011JD016766
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  • Koo, J.-H., Y. Wang, T. P. Kurosu, K. Chance, A. Rozanov, A. Richter, S. J. Oltmans, A. M. Thompson, J. W. Hair, M. A. Fenn, A. J. Weinheimer, T. B. Ryerson, S. Solberg, L. G. Huey, J. Liao, J. E. Dibb, J. A. Neuman, J. B. Nowak, R. B. Pierce, M. Natarajan and J. Al-Saadi, (2012), Characteristics of tropospheric ozone depletion events in the Arctic spring: analysis of the ARCTAS, ARCPAC, and ARCIONS measurements and satellite BrO observations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 20, , 10.5194/acp-12-9909-2012
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  • Helmig, D., Patrick Boylan, Bryan Johnson, Sam Oltmans, Chris Fairall, Ralf Staebler, Andrew Weinheimer, John Orlando, David J. Knapp, Denise D. Montzka, Frank Flocke, Udo Frieß, Holger Sihler and Paul B. Shepson, (2012), Ozone dynamics and snow-atmosphere exchanges during ozone depletion events at Barrow, Alaska, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D20, D20303, 10.1029/2012JD017531
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