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Paul Shepson

Dean, SoMAS
Director, MSRC
Ph.D., 1982 Pennsylvania State University

Atmospheric Chemistry and climate change; Aviation; Arctic and coastal halogen chemistry; greenhouse gas source and sink measurements; atmospheric aerosols; climate change communications

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Recent Publications

Salmon, O. E.G P. B. Shepson, X. Ren, R. R. Dickerson, B. H. Stirm, S. S. Brown, D. L. Fibiger, E. E. McDuffie, K. R. Gurney, J. A. Thornton, Top-down Estimates of NOx and CO Emissions from Washington, D.C.-Baltimore During WINTER, J. Geophys. Res.,
in preparation for submission, 2017.

Slade, J. H, C. de Perre, L. Lee, and P. B. Shepson, Nitrate radical oxidation of g-terpinene: hydroxy nitrate, total organic nitrate, and secondary organic aerosol yields, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8635–8650, 2017.

Custard, K. D.G, A. R. W. RasoG, P. B. Shepson, R. M. Staebler, and K. A. Pratt, Production and Release of Molecular Bromine and Chlorine from the Arctic Coastal Snowpack, Earth and Space Chemistry, DOI: 10.1021/acsearthspacechem.7b00014,

Raso, A. R.G W., K. D. Custard, N. W. May, D. J. Tanner, M. K. Newburn, L. Walker, R. Moore, L. G. Huey, M. L. Alexander, P. B. Shepson, and K. A. OPratt, Active Molecular Iodine Snowpack Photochemistry in the Arctic, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., doi:10.1073/pnas.1702803114, 2017.

Artiglia, L., J. Edebeli, F. Orlando, S. Chen, P. C. Arroyo, A. Gilgen, T. Bartels-Rausch, A. Kleibert, M. Vazdar, M. A. Carignano, J. S. Francisco, P. B. Shepson, I. Gladich and M. Ammann, A surface-stabilized ozonide triggers bromide oxidation at the aqueous
solution – vapor interface, Nature Comms., DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-00823, 2017.

Bondy, A. L. B. Wang, A. Laskin, R. L. Craig, V. M. NhliziyoU, S. B. Bertman, K. A. Pratt, P. B. Shepson, and A. P. Ault, Inland Sea Spray Aerosol Transport and Incomplete Chloride Displacement: Varying Heterogeneous Reactivity Observed during SOAS, Environ. Sci. Technol., 10.1021/acs.est.7b02085, 2017.

Gurney, K.R., J. Liang, R. Patarasuk, D. O’Keeffe, J. Huang, M. Hutchins, T. Lauvaux, J. C. Turnbull, and P. B. Shepson, 2017, Reconciling the differences between a bottom-up and inverse-estimated FFCO2 emissions estimate in a large US urban area, Elem. Sci. Anth., 5: 44, DOI:

N. L. Miles, S. J. Richardson, T. Lauvaux, K. J. Davis, N. V. Balashov, A. Deng, J. C. Turnbull, C. Sweeney, K. R. Gurney, R. Patarasuk, I. Razlivanov, M. O. L. CambalizaP and P. B. Shepson, Quantification of urban atmospheric boundary layer greenhouse gas
dry mole fraction enhancements in the dormant season: Results from the Indianapolis Flux Experiment (INFLUX), Elem Sci Anth, 5: 27, DOI:

Davis, K. J., A. Deng, T. Lauvaux, N. L. Miles, S. J. Richardson, D. Sarmiento, K. R. Gurney, R. M. Hardesty, A. Brewer, P. B. Shepson, R. M. Harvey, M. O. CambalizaP, C. Sweeney, J. Turnbull, J. Whetstone, and A. Karion, The Indianapolis Flux Experiment (INFLUX): A test-bed for developing anthropogenic greenhouse gas emission measurements, Elem. Sci. Anth., 5: 21, DOI:, 2017.

Shou, Y.-X., Zhang, D.-L., Ide, K., Dickerson, R. R., Ren, X., Heimburger, A.P, and Shepson, P. B., Ensemble Simulations of a Northerly Low-Level Jet and Its Impact on Air Quality over Indianapolis, Atmos. Chem. Phys., submitted, 2016.

Carlton A.M., J. de Gouw, J. L. Jimenez, J. L. Ambrose, S. Brown, K. R. Baker, C. A. Brock, R. C. Cohen, S. Edgerton, C. Farkas, D. Farmer, A. H. Goldstein, L. Gratz, A. Guenther, S. Hunt, L. Jaeglé, D. A. Jaffe, J. Mak, C. McClure, A. Nenes, T. Khoi, V. Nguyen, J. R. Pierce, N. Selin, V, Shah, S. Shaw, P. B. Shepson, S. Song, J. Stutz, J. Surratt, B. J. Turpin, C. Warneke, R. A. Washenfelder, P. O. Wennberg, X. Zhou, “Synthesis of the Southeast Atmosphere Studies: investigating fundamental atmospheric chemistry questions”, Bull. Am. Soc. Meteorol., in press, 2017.

Simpson, W. R., P. K. Peterson, U. Friess, H. Sihler, U. Platt, C. Moore, K. Pratt, P. B. Shepson, and S. V. Nghiem, Horizontal and vertical structure of reactive bromine events probed by bromine monoxide MAX-DOAS spectroscopy, in press, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 9291–9309, 2017.

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