Institute of Atmospheric Physics

Research Output 1989 2019

20 Citations (Scopus)

Acetone-photosensitized reduction of carbon tetrachloride by 2-propanol in aqueous solution

Betterton, E., Hollan, N., Arnold, R. G., Gogosha, S., Mckim, K. & Liu, Z., Apr 1 2000, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 34, 7, p. 1229-1233 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon tetrachloride
2-Propanol
Carbon Tetrachloride
Propanol
Acetone
6 Citations (Scopus)

Acid rain experiment and construction of a simple turbidity meter

Betterton, E., 1991, In : Journal of Chemical Education. 68, 3, p. 254-256 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acid Rain
Turbidity
experiment
Experiments
6 Citations (Scopus)

A decade of aerosol and gas precursor chemical characterization at Mt. Lemmon, Arizona (1992 to 2002)

Matichuk, R., Barbaris, B., Betterton, E., Hori, M., Murao, N., Ohta, S. & Ward, D. M., Aug 2006, In : Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan. 84, 4, p. 653-670 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

organic carbon
aerosol
carbon
gas
albedo
46 Citations (Scopus)

An aerosol climatology for a rapidly growing arid region (southern Arizona): Major aerosol species and remotely sensed aerosol properties

Sorooshian, A., Wonaschtz, A., Jarjour, E. G., Hashimoto, B. I., Schichtel, B. A. & Betterton, E., 2011, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Space Physics. 116, 19, D19205.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climatology
Arid regions
aerosol property
climatology
Aerosols
4 Citations (Scopus)

An operational, real-time forecasting system for 250 MW of PV power using NWP, satellite, and DG production data

Holmgren, W. F., Lorenzo, A. T., Leuthold, M., Kim, C. K., Cronin, A. D. & Betterton, E., Oct 15 2014, 2014 IEEE 40th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference, PVSC 2014. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 80-84 5 p. 6925222

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Distributed power generation
Satellites
Satellite imagery
Sensors
203 Citations (Scopus)

A review on the importance of metals and metalloids in atmospheric dust and aerosol from mining operations

Csavina, J., Field, J., Taylor, M. P., Gao, S., Landázuri, A., Betterton, E. & Saez, A. E., Sep 1 2012, In : Science of the Total Environment. 433, p. 58-73 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metalloids
Aerosols
Dust
Metals
Impurities
39 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of CMIP5 model simulations of the North American monsoon system

Geil, K. L., Serra, Y. & Zeng, X., Nov 2013, In : Journal of Climate. 26, 22, p. 8787-8801 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

monsoon
simulation
geopotential
CMIP
wind field
12 Citations (Scopus)

Atmospheric chemistry of hydrazoic acid (HN3): UV absorption spectrum, HO• reaction rate, and reactions of the •N3 radical

Orlando, J. J., Tyndall, G. S., Betterton, E., Lowry, J. & Stegall, S. T., Mar 15 2005, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 6, p. 1632-1640 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atmospheric chemistry
atmospheric chemistry
absorption spectrum
reaction rate
Reaction rates
42 Citations (Scopus)
Nitrites
Freezing
nitrite
freezing
Sulfites
18 Citations (Scopus)

Catalytic dechlorination of gas-phase perchloroethylene under mixed redox conditions

Orbay, Ö., Gao, S., Barbaris, B., Rupp, E., Saez, A. E., Arnold, R. G. & Betterton, E., Feb 21 2008, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 79, 1, p. 43-52 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tetrachloroethylene
Dechlorination
tetrachloroethylene
redox conditions
dechlorination

Characterization of ozone episodes in Monterrey, Mexico

Martinez-Martinez, J. & Betterton, E., 1997, Proceedings of the Air & Waste Management Association's Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Anon (ed.). Air & Waste Management Assoc

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ozone
Meteorology
Air
Air quality
Hydrocarbons
12 Citations (Scopus)

Cloud condensation nuclei concentrations in Southern Arizona: Instrumentation and early observations

Philippin, S. & Betterton, E., Mar 1997, In : Atmospheric Research. 43, 3, p. 263-275 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cloud condensation nucleus
instrumentation
supersaturation
wind direction
diurnal variation

Comment on "the mechanisms of rate enhancing and quenching of trichloroethene photodecay in the presence of sensitizer and hydrogen sources"

Li, H., Arnold, R. G., Betterton, E., Ela, W. P., Barbaris, B. & Chu, W., Jun 2004, In : Water Research. 38, 11, p. 2791-2794 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trichloroethylene
Hydrogen
52 Citations (Scopus)

Competitive complexation of trace metals with dissolved humic acid

Cao, Y., Conklin, M. & Betterton, E., 1995, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 103, SUPPL. 1, p. 29-32 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Humic Substances
Complexation
complexation
humic acid
trace metal
7 Citations (Scopus)

Convenient new chemical actinometer based on aqueous acetone, 2-propanol, and carbon tetrachloride

Li, H., Betterton, E., Arnold, R. G., Ela, W. P., Barbaris, B. & Grachane, C., Apr 1 2005, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 39, 7, p. 2262-2266 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon tetrachloride
2-Propanol
Carbon Tetrachloride
Propanol
Quantum yield
15 Citations (Scopus)
Carbon tetrachloride
Carbon Tetrachloride
Cathodes
carbon
Foams
3 Citations (Scopus)

Destruction of gas-phase trichloroethylene in a modified fuel cell

Ju, X., Hecht, M., Galhotra, R. A., Ela, W. P., Betterton, E., Arnold, R. G. & Saez, A. E., Jan 15 2006, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 40, 2, p. 612-617 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trichloroethylene
fuel cell
trichloroethylene
Fuel cells
Gases
6 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a dust deposition forecasting model for mine tailings impoundments using in situ observations and particle transport simulations

Stovern, M., Rine, K. P., Russell, M. R., Félix, O., King, M., Saez, A. E. & Betterton, E., Sep 1 2015, In : Aeolian Research. 18, p. 155-167 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

impoundment
tailings
dust
simulation
arsenic
9 Citations (Scopus)

Dust transport model validation using satellite- And ground-based methods in the southwestern United States

Mahler, A. B., Thome, K., Yin, D. & Sprigg, W. A., 2006, Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering. Vol. 6299. 62990L

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dust
dust
Satellites
MODIS (radiometry)
public health
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of urban growth on aerosol optical depth-tucson, Arizona, 35 years later

Prabhakar, G., Betterton, E., Conant, W. C. & Herman, B. M., 2014, In : Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 53, 8, p. 1876-1885 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

urban growth
optical depth
ozone
aerosol
irradiance
71 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of wind speed and relative humidity on atmospheric dust concentrations in semi-arid climates

Csavina, J., Field, J., Félix, O., Corral-Avitia, A. Y., Saez, A. E. & Betterton, E., Jul 15 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 487, 1, p. 82-90 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dust
relative humidity
Atmospheric humidity
wind velocity
dust
68 Citations (Scopus)

Electrolytic oxidation of trichloroethylene using a ceramic anode

Chen, G., Betterton, E. & Arnold, R. G., 1999, In : Journal of Applied Electrochemistry. 29, 8, p. 961-970 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Trichloroethylene
Anodes
Carbon Monoxide
Oxidation
Electrolytic cells
28 Citations (Scopus)
Electrolytic reduction
Carbon tetrachloride
Carbon Tetrachloride
stoichiometry
Electrolysis
59 Citations (Scopus)
Electrolytic reduction
Alkanes
alkane
Paraffins
thermodynamics
45 Citations (Scopus)
Electrolytic reduction
Trichloroethylene
Palladium
Chloroform
Chlorine compounds

Environmental fate of sodium azide derived from automobile airbags

Betterton, E., Mar 26 2000, ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints. 1 ed. Vol. 40. p. 129-130 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Sodium Azide
Automobiles
Sodium
47 Citations (Scopus)
environmental fate
Automobiles
automobile
Sodium
sodium
27 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence of aqueous secondary organic aerosol formation from biogenic emissions in the North American Sonoran Desert

Youn, J. S., Wang, Z., Wonaschütz, A., Arellano, A. F., Betterton, E. & Sorooshian, A., Jul 16 2013, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 40, 13, p. 3468-3472 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biogenic emission
aerosol formation
deserts
aerosols
desert
21 Citations (Scopus)

Five-coordination and adduct formation in CoIII-corrinoids dissecting ligand substitution into its component steps

Hamza, M. S. A., Van Eldik, R., Harper, P. L. S., Pratt, J. M. & Betterton, E., 2002, In : European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry. 3, p. 580-583 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Corrinoids
Vitamin B 12
Substitution reactions
Ligands
Molecules
18 Citations (Scopus)

Henry's law coefficient of hydrazoic acid

Betterton, E. & Robinson, J. L., 1997, In : Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association. 47, 11, p. 1216-1219 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

enthalpy
Enthalpy
aqueous solution
Acids
acid
46 Citations (Scopus)

Henry's Law coefficients of formic and acetic acids

Johnson, B. J., Betterton, E. & Craig, D., 1996, In : Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry. 24, 2, p. 113-119 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

formic acid
Formates
acetic acid
Enthalpy
enthalpy
55 Citations (Scopus)

Horizontal and vertical structure of easterly waves in the Pacific ITCZ

Serra, Y., Kiladis, G. N. & Cronin, M. F., Apr 2008, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 65, 4, p. 1266-1284 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

easterly wave
intertropical convergence zone
longwave radiation
latent heat flux
radiosonde
46 Citations (Scopus)

Hygroscopic and chemical properties of aerosols collected near a copper smelter: Implications for public and environmental health

Sorooshian, A., Csavina, J., Shingler, T., Dey, S., Brechtel, F. J., Saez, A. E. & Betterton, E., Sep 4 2012, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 17, p. 9473-9480 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aerosols
Chemical properties
public health
Copper
chemical property
15 Citations (Scopus)

Hygroscopic Properties and Respiratory System Deposition Behavior of Particulate Matter Emitted by Mining and Smelting Operations

Youn, J. S., Csavina, J., Rine, K. P., Shingler, T., Taylor, M. P., Saez, A. E., Betterton, E. & Sorooshian, A., Nov 1 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 21, p. 11706-11713 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Respiratory system
Particulate Matter
Smelting
smelting
particulate matter
29 Citations (Scopus)

Initial snow chemistry survey of the Mogollon Rim in Arizona

Barbaris, B. & Betterton, E., Sep 1996, In : Atmospheric Environment. 30, 17, p. 3093-3103 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

snowpack
Snow
snow
Ion chromatography
low pressure system

Input data for photochemical modeling of urban ozone in Monterrey, Mexico

Martinez-Martinez, J. & Betterton, E., 1998, Proceedings of the Air & Waste Management Association's Annual Meeting & Exhibition. Air & Waste Management Assoc

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Ozone
Hydrocarbons
Nitrogen oxides
Air quality
Carbon monoxide
7 Citations (Scopus)

Interaction of perchloroethylene with cerium oxide in three-way catalysts

Rupp, E. C., Betterton, E., Arnold, R. G. & Saez, A. E., Sep 2009, In : Catalysis Letters. 132, 1-2, p. 153-158 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tetrachloroethylene
Cerium
Catalysts
Oxides
Chlorine
17 Citations (Scopus)

Intraseasonal modulation of synoptic-scale disturbances and tropical cyclone genesis in the Eastern North Pacific

Crosbie, E. C. & Serra, Y., 2014, In : Journal of Climate. 27, 15, p. 5724-5745 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Madden-Julian oscillation
tropical cyclone
cyclogenesis
disturbance
moisture
81 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetics and mechanism of reductive dehalogenation of carbon tetrachloride using zero-valence metals

Warren, K. D., Arnold, R. G., Bishop, T. L., Lindholm, L. C. & Betterton, E., 1995, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 41, 2-3, p. 217-227 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dehalogenation
Carbon tetrachloride
Carbon Tetrachloride
Metals
kinetics
57 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetics and mechanism of the oxidation of aqueous hydrogen sulfide by peroxymonosulfate

Betterton, E. & Hoffmann, M. R., Dec 1990, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 24, 12, p. 1819-1824 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydrogen Sulfide
Hydrogen sulfide
hydrogen sulfide
Oxidants
oxidation
13 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetics and mechanism of the reaction of azide with ozone in aqueous solution

Betterton, E. & Craig, D., 1999, In : Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association. 49, 11, p. 1347-1354 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Azides
Ozone
Rate constants
aqueous solution
ozone
13 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetics and mechanism of the reaction of sodium azide with hypochlorite in aqueous solution

Betterton, E., Lowry, J., Ingamells, R. & Venner, B., Oct 2010, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 182, 1-3, p. 716-722 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypochlorous Acid
Sodium Azide
Azides
Chlorine
chlorine
9 Citations (Scopus)

Lake Michigan air quality: The 1994-2003 LADCO Aircraft Project (LAP)

Foley, T., Betterton, E., Robert Jacko, P. E. & Hillery, J., Jun 2011, In : Atmospheric Environment. 45, 18, p. 3192-3202 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

air quality
aircraft
lake
volatile organic compound
ozone
76 Citations (Scopus)

Metal and metalloid contaminants in atmospheric aerosols from mining operations

Csavina, J., Landázuri, A., Wonaschütz, A., Rine, K., Rheinheimer, P., Barbaris, B., Conant, W. C., Saez, A. E. & Betterton, E., Oct 2011, In : Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 221, 1-4, p. 145-157 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metalloids
Atmospheric aerosols
Smelting
smelting
Tailings
9 Citations (Scopus)

Mexican GPS tracks convection from North American Monsoon

Adams, D. K., Minjarez, C., Serra, Y., Quintanar, A., Alatorre, L., Granados, A., Vázquez, E. & Braun, J., Feb 18 2014, In : Eos. 95, 7, p. 61-62 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

monsoon
GPS
convection
severe weather
hail
2 Citations (Scopus)

Mixed redox catalytic destruction of chlorinated solvents in soils and groundwater: From the laboratory to the field

Gao, S., Rupp, E., Bell, S., Willinger, M., Foley, T., Barbaris, B., Saez, A. E., Arnold, R. G. & Betterton, E., Oct 2008, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Vol. 1140. p. 435-445 11 p. (Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences; vol. 1140).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tetrachloroethylene
Groundwater
Oxidation-Reduction
Reducing Agents
Soil

Modeling and characterization of aerosol emissions from mining operations

Csavina, J., Saez, A. E., Betterton, E., Barbaris, B., Rine, K., Campillo, A., Rheinheimer, P., Landázuri, A., Wonaschutz, A. & Conant, W. C., 2010, AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Orifices
Aerosols
Metalloids
Dust
Atmospheric aerosols
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling atmospheric dust for a public health decision support system

Morain, S., Budge, A., Budge, T., Baros, S., Benedict, K., Hudspeth, W., Bales, C., Sanchez, G., Sprigg, W. A., Yin, D., Barbaris, B., Chandy, B., Nickovic, S., Caskey, S., Speer, J. & Bradbury, J., 2005, Proceedings, 31st International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, ISRSE 2005: Global Monitoring for Sustainability and Security.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Public health
Decision support systems
Dust
Health
Geophysics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling the emission, transport and deposition of contaminated dust from a mine tailing site

Stovern, M., Betterton, E., Saez, A. E., Felix Villar, O. I., Rine, K. P., Russell, M. R. & King, M., 2014, In : Reviews on Environmental Health. 29, 1-2, p. 91-94 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tailings
Dust
Hydrodynamics
Aerosols
Impurities
34 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling wind-blown desert dust in the southwestern United States for public health warning: A case study

Yin, D., Nickovic, S., Barbaris, B., Chandy, B. & Sprigg, W. A., Oct 2005, In : Atmospheric Environment. 39, 33, p. 6243-6254 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public health
Dust
public health
desert
dust