Air Chemistry & Pollution Experts

NCAR Scientist
clouds, especially cloud chemistry and physics; computer modeling of clouds to better understand weather and climate
Mary Barth
NCAR Senior Scientist
the use of satellite instruments to track the sources and movements of air pollution; impacts of emissions on air quality and overall atmospheric chemistry
NCAR & UCAR Expert
NCAR Senior Scientist
satellite instruments that study pollution, ozone, and other types of chemistry in the atmosphere
Photograph of John Gille
NCAR Senior Scientist
chemical emissions from plants that can affect air quality, weather, and climate; the interaction between climate change and air quality
Alex Guenther
NCAR Scientist
the use of mass spectrometry in environmental sciences; impacts of land-use changes on the chemical composition of the atmosphere; air quality and air chemistry
Thomas Karl
NCAR Scientist
satellite research on pollutants and cloud particles, the ozone hole, and the effect of atmospheric chemistry on global climate
Photograph of Steven Massie
NCAR Scientist
studying the tropopause, a remote atmospheric region that affects global climate
Photograph of Laura Pan
NCAR Scientist
wildfire emissions and their affect on air quality; the intercontinental movement of pollutants
Photograph of Gabriele Pfister
Director of the Atmospheric Chemistry Division
dynamic variability and climatology of the stratosphere, ozone assessments, satellite observations of the transport of trace constituents in the atmosphere
Photograph of William Randel
NCAR Scientist
using computer models and observations from aircraft and other instruments to better understand the chemistry of the upper atmosphere; the potential impacts of geoeningeering on the ozone layer
Photograph of Simone Tilmes
NCAR Scientist
air pollutant sources and movements; chemical interactions between forests and the atmosphere, including wildfires, and their effects on air quality and climate; the impact of land cover changes on the atmosphere
Photograph of Christine Wiedinmyer