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A 449 MHz modular wind profiler radar system A Sectional Microphysical Model to Study Stratospheric Aerosol: Ions, Geoengineering and Large Volcanic Eruptions A climatological study of the relationship between alpine treeline and thermally-driven upslope winds on Niwot Ridge, Colorado A climatology of the stratopause in the polar vortices and anticyclones: Observations and global modeling A domain analysis approach to clear -air turbulence forecasting using high-density in-situ measurements A high-order element-based Galerkin method for the global shallow water equations A new Martian general circulation model: Applications to the Martian hydrologic cycle A new look at the summer Arctic frontal zone A proposal for a unified process to improve probabilistic ground snow loads in the United States using SNODAS modeled weather station data A sectional aerosol model: With applications from the ground to the lower stratosphere Advances in a Microphysics Parameterization to Predict Supercooled Liquid Water and Application to Aircraft Icing Advancing air quality modeling through improved urban vegetation characterization and an enhanced understanding of biogenic sesquiterpene emissions Aerosol Health Impact Source Attribution Studies with the CMAQ Adjoint Air Quality Model Air-sea interactions in the Terra Nova Bay region of Antarctica as measured by unmanned aerial vehicles Airborne and surface-level in situ observations of wintertime clouds in the Southern Rockies Airborne in situ measurements of cirrus cloud total water using a laser hygrometer and intercomparisons with satellite observations An analysis of airflow patterns inside precipitation gauge shielding An analysis of anomalous southwest United States summer monsoon precipitation An analysis of the Ross Ice Shelf low -level wind field using surface observations and modeling studies An intricate balance of liquid and ice: The properties, processes, and significance of Arctic stratiform mixed-phase clouds An operational radar-based precipitation climatology for the Swiss Alps Analyses for a Modernized GNSS Radio Occultation Receiver Analysis and numerical study of inertia-gravity waves generated by convection in the tropics Analysis of Satellite-Based Polar Mesospheric Cloud Observations Analysis of a novel approach for determining atmospheric density from satellite drag Analysis of convectively generated gravity waves within a tropical cyclone environment: Model simulation and satellite observation Analysis of the migrating diurnal tide in the Whole Atmosphere Community Climate Model Analysis of the synoptic forcing of Greenland precipitation in the 20th and 21st centuries Application of storm surge modeling to Moses' crossing of the Red Sea; and to Manila Bay, the Philippines Application of the Na-DEMOF Atomic Filter to 3-Frequency Na Doppler Lidar Observations of Wind and Temperature in the Lower Atmosphere Assessing Positive Matrix Factorization model fit: A new method to estimate uncertainty and bias in factor contributions at the daily time scale Atmospheric and land surface response to reduced Arctic sea ice extent Atmospheric chemistry and fate of highly-fluorinated carboxylic acids and alcohols Atmospheric parameters in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere estimated using the Platteville, CO (40°N, 105°W) interferometric meteor radars Atmospheric tides forced by troposphere heating: Longitudinal variability of upper atmosphere consequences Attribution of wintertime inversion frequencies to synoptic circulation in the U.S. Southwest Baroclinic conditions and anomalous temperature excursions in the Arctic winter middle atmosphere Boundary Layer Ozone Dynamics: Direct Observations over Arctic and Ocean Locations Characteristics of the winter cyclone activity in the northern North Atlantic and its impact on the Arctic freshwater budget Characterizing Ocean Turbulence from Argo, Acoustic Doppler, and Simulation Data Characterizing fog and the physical mechanisms leading to its formation during precipitation in a coastal area of the northeastern United States Chemistry Climate Model Simulations of Polar Stratospheric Ozone Cloud shortwave spectral transmittance: Applications in remote sensing and aerosol-cloud interactions Comparison and validation of Arctic precipitation fields from three atmospheric reanalyses: CFSR, MERRA, ERA-Interim Connections between the non-migrating semidiurnal tide over the South Pole and stationary planetary waves in the northern hemisphere Constraining Ammonia in Air Quality Models with Remote Sensing Observations and Inverse Modeling Constraining climate and health impacts of atmospheric aerosols using adjoint modeling Data analysis from remote sensing to better constrain emission and transport of carbonaceous aerosol and carbon monoxide resulting from burning processes Data assimilation of cloud-affected radiances in a cloud-resolving model: Preparation, assimilation, and verification Detection and modeling of organic species and toxics in Mexico City Development and Application of an Oxidation Flow Reactor to Study Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation from Ambient Air Development and application of new instrumental techniques for real-time characterization of aerosol volatility and morphology Development of 2-D-MAX-DOAS and retrievals of trace gases and aerosols optical properties Development of rugged ozone instrumentation and its application to Antarctic tropospheric ozone depletion events Dust Aerosols Investigated Using an Integrated Microphysical-Climate-Radiation Model Dynamics of the nonmigrating semidiurnal tide in the mesosphere and lower thermosphere over the Antarctic and Arctic Electric fields and current sheet structure in magnetospheric plasmas Energetic Particle Precipitation in the Atmosphere: Northern Hemisphere Variability and Transport Enhancements of methane, benzene, and n-pentane by oil and gas fields observed from the DC-3 aircraft campaign: A case study Evaluating shallow convective mixing and precipitation processes using isotope ratios in water vapor Evaluation of crankcase filters and diesel oxidation catalysts for reducing children's exposure in school buses Exploring the influence of boundary layer stability on wind farms and their interplay with the surrounding environment Exploring the variability of stratospheric aerosol Forcing and Responses of the Surface Energy Budget at Summit, Greenland Four dimensional variational inversion of atmospheric chemical sources in WRFDA Impacts of Atmospheric Waves on Tropical Convection and the Tropical Tropopause Layer Impacts of Energetic Electron Precipitation on the Middle Atmosphere Implications of a reduced Arctic sea ice cover on the large-scale atmospheric energy and moisture budgets Improving submicron aerosol measurements with real-time aerosol mass spectrometry Improving the realism of gravity waves generated by convection in numerical models Influence of the Madden-Julian Oscillation and Intraseasonal Waves on Surface Wind and Convection of Tropical Atlantic Ocean Interaction Between the Atmospheric Boundary Layer and Wind Energy: From Continental-Scale to Turbine-Scale Interannual variability of North American Monsoon hydroclimate and application to water management in the Pecos River Basin Interannual variability of the Indian Ocean heat transport and its correlations with climate modes Intra-annual to inter-decadal variability in the upper Colorado hydroclimatology: Diagnosis, forecasting and implications for water resources management Investigating daily summertime circulation and precipitation over West Africa with the WRF model: a regional climate model adaptation study Investigating the Physical Mechanisms That Impact Electric Fields in the Atmosphere Investigating the role of the Sun, the quasi-biennial oscillation, and the pacific decadal oscillation on decadal climate variability of the stratosphere Investigations of Reduced Equations for Rotating, Stratified and Non-hydrostatic Flows Laboratory investigations of mixed organic /inorganic particles: Ice nucleation and optical hygroscopic growth Laboratory studies on the heterogeneous chemistry of clay minerals in the Earth's atmosphere Land surface and ocean effects on the variabilities of three Asian summer monsoons Lidar observations and modeling studies of Antarctic temperature tides at McMurdo & establishment of temperature climatology with calibrated Fe Boltzmann and Na doppler lidars Lidar study of stratospheric gravity waves and their impacts on polar mesospheric clouds at the South Pole and Rothera, Antarctica Martian global dust storm 2001A as observed by the Mars Global Surveyor Thermal Emission Spectrometer Mathematical Formulation of the Remote Electric and Magnetic Emissions of the Lightning Dart Leader and Return Stroke Measurement, time series analysis and source apportionment of inorganic and organic speciated PM2.5 air pollution in Denver Melt anomalies on the Greenland Ice Sheet and large scale modes of atmospheric circulation Melting ice caps of northern Baffin Island: Providing a context for current Arctic warming Methane emission trends for three zonal regions 1999 to 2006 Microphysics and radiative-dynamical feedback in the near infrared brightness features in the Venus clouds Migrating diurnal tide variability induced by propagating planetary waves Modeled air-sea interactions around southeastern Greenland during extreme mesoscale wind events Modeling equatorial ionospheric currents and electric fields from satellite magnetic field measurements Modeling sea salt and sulfate aerosol over the global oceans to understand the origins of marine cloud condensation nuclei and the impact of pollution on them Modeling the generation, transport, and microphysical processes of the sea salt aerosol: Mass loading and optical thickness comparisons in a 3-D model Modeling the transport and optical properties of biomass burning smoke plumes and comparisons to observations Monte Carlo Simulations of Polarized Light Propagating Through Optically Dense Media with Applications for Lidar Systems Non-linear Tidal Interactions and Their Role in Determining the Mean State and Variability of the Ionosphere-Thermosphere (IT) System Observations of the UTLS: An analysis of the double tropopause and its relationship to Rossby waves and the tropopause inversion layer Optical and Hygroscopic Studies of Aerosols In Simulated Planetary Atmospheres Parallelizing a data intensive Lagrangian stochastic particle model using graphics processing units Perspectives on Arctic hydroclimatology from general circulation models Phase transformations of optically levitated microparticles of atmospheric relevance Potential climate impacts on hydrochemistry, source waters, and flowpaths in two alpine catchments, Green Lakes Valley, Colorado Quantifying the Variability of Hyperspectral Earth-reflected Radiation for Climate Studies Quantitative chemical analysis of ambient organic aerosols using high-resolution time-of-flight aerosol mass spectrometry Reanalyses' performance of boundary layer, cloud, and surface energy budget variables over Arctic pack ice Remote sensing, modeling, and synthesis: On the development of a global ocean wind/wave climatology and its application to sensitive climate parameters Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation from alpha-dicarbonyls in Aerosol Water: Salt interactions and multi-phase chemistry Snow Cover on the Arctic Sea Ice: Model Validation, Sensitivity, and 21st Century Projections Snow depth estimation, structure, prediction, and hydrologic modeling at the kilometer scale in the Colorado Rocky Mountains Social, demographic, and environmental influences on perceptions and memories of weather, climate, and climate change Solutions to the faint young Sun paradox simulated by a general circulation model Source apportionment of speciated PM2.5 and non-parametric regressions of PM2.5 and PMcoarse mass concentrations from Denver and Greeley, Colorado, and construction and evaluation of dichotomous filter samplers Spectral signatures in shortwave radiation measurements to derive cloud and aerosol properties Studies of the thermosphere, ionosphere, and plasmasphere using wavelet analysis, neural networks, and Kalman filters Suborbital Soft X-Ray Spectroscopy with Gaseous Electron Multipliers Surface layer O3 and NOx in the Arctic: The inuence of boundary layer dynamics, snowpack chemistry, surface exchanges, and seasonality Surface layer ozone dynamics and air -snow interactions at Summit, Greenland. Spring and summer ozone exchange velocity and snowpack ozone: The complex interactions Tectonics and climate of the Tibetan plateau, China, and the western Pacific Terrestrial carbon cycle responses to drought and climate stress: New insights using atmospheric observations of CO2 and delta 13C The CCRUSH study: Characterization of coarse and fine particulate matter in northeastern Colorado The Effect of Wind Turbine Wakes on Summertime Midwest Atmospheric Wind Profiles as Observed with Ground Based Doppler LIDAR The Influence of the Arctic Frontal Zone on Summer Cyclone Activity Today and in the Future The Past, Present and Future of the El Nino/Southern Oscillation The Spectral Signature of Cloud Spatial Structure in Shortwave Radiation The annual cycle of snowfall at Summit, Greenland The application of airborne shortwave spectral irradiance measurements to atmosphere and surface remote sensing The construction and application of a Martian snowpack model The determination of soil hydraulic properties in land surface models from remotely sensed surface temperature The impact of energy production on the atmosphere: Laboratory and field studies of emissions from oil and gas production and their chemical transformation The influence of landfall variation on tropical cyclone losses in the United States as simulated by HAZUS The relationship of ice water content to atmospheric and microphysical properties in cirrus clouds based on in situ measurements The spatiotemporal dynamics of microbes in the near-surface atmosphere The speed and timing of climate change: Detailed ice core stable isotope records from NorthGRIP, Greenland and Mt. Moulton, West Antarctica Three dimensional modeling of Titan's aerosols and winds Three-dimensional numerical simulations of clouds and aerosols in the mesosphere using WACCM/CARMA Topics in non-linear data assimilation and structure alignment and their applications in ensemble forecasting Topics in rotating and magnetized fluids Turbulent transport in the atmospheric boundary layer with application to wind farm dynamics Undergraduate students' conceptions of natural and anthropogenic climate change: A case study approach Understanding air toxics and carbonyl pollutant sources in Boulder County, Colorado Understanding and predicting changes in North Atlantic Sea Surface Temperature Understanding the relationship between ozone and elevation in Boulder County, Colorado Upper Tropospheric Ozone Enhancement during the North American Monsoon evaluated using the Weather Research and Forecasting Model with Chemistry (WRF-Chem) Upwelling to Outflowing Oxygen Ions at Auroral Latitudes during Quiet Times: Exploiting a New Satellite Database Using Profiles of Water Vapor Flux to Characterize Turbulence in the Convective Boundary Layer Using disdrometer, radar, lightning, and model data to investigate severe thunderstorm microphysics VOC emissions from decomposing leaf litter: Revising the conceptual framework for decay-related emissions Water Uptake by Mars Salt Analogs: An Investigation of Stable Aqueous Solutions Using Raman Microscopy Wave Coupling between the Lower and Middle Thermosphere as Viewed from Quasi-Sun-Synchronous Satellites Wave Driven Disturbances of the Thermal Structure in the Polar Winter Upper Stratosphere and Lower Mesosphere Wind Turbine Wake Characterization with Remote Sensing and Computational Fluid Dynamics delta18O of atmospheric carbon dioxide: Towards the development of an artifact free database from the NOAA/ESRL Carbon Cycle cooperative global air sampling network