New research provides insight into the abundance of natural and anthropogenic organic aerosols in the Arctic 25 March 2022

New research provides insight into the abundance of natural and anthropogenic organic aerosols in the Arctic

A new study funded by CPO’s AC4 program expands our understanding of the composition and sources of Arctic organic aerosols.

Reaction of ⍺-pinene with nitrate is a major contributor in secondary organic aerosol formation 25 February 2022

Reaction of ⍺-pinene with nitrate is a major contributor in secondary organic aerosol formation

New research reveals the contribution of ⍺-pinene + NO3 in the secondary aerosol budget, and likely constitutes a major removal pathway of reactive nitrogen from the lower troposphere.

PNAS Study Improves Representation of Dry Deposition in Climate and Air Quality Models 13 October 2020

PNAS Study Improves Representation of Dry Deposition in Climate and Air Quality Models

Atmospheric scientists, funded in part by CPO’s Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle and Climate (AC4) program, developed an improved method to represent the removal of aerosols from the atmosphere in climate and air quality models.

Little evidence of reduced global tropical cyclone activity following recent volcanic eruptions 20 May 2019

Little evidence of reduced global tropical cyclone activity following recent volcanic eruptions

Research led by MAPP supported PI, Dr. Suzana Camargo, examined the impact of volcanic aerosols on recent global tropical cyclone activity in observations, reanalysis, and models (including the CMIP5 multi-model). 

Meet Our Scientists: Colette Heald 28 March 2019

Meet Our Scientists: Colette Heald

Read our Women's History Month interview with Dr. Colette Heald, a professor at MIT, the head of the Atmospheric Chemistry and Composition Modeling Group, a PI funded by AC4, and a former NOAA Climate & Global Change Postdoc. 

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