Institute of Atmospheric Physics

Research Output

Windblown dust deposition forecasting and spread of contamination around mine tailings

Stovern, M., Guzmán, H., Rine, K. P., Felix, O., King, M., Ela, W. P., Betterton, E. & Saez, A. E., 2016, In : ATMOSPHERE. 7, 2, 16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Using bio-mulch for dust stabilization (case study: Semnan province, Iran)

Khojasteh, D. N., Bahrami, H. A., Kianirad, M. & Sprigg, W. A., Jan 1 2017, In : Nature Environment and Pollution Technology. 16, 4, p. 1313-1320 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Use of MODIS satellite images and an atmospheric dust transport model to evaluate juniperus spp. Pollen phenology and dispersal

Luvall, J. C., Sprigg, W. A., Levetin, E., Huete, A., Nickovic, S., Pejanovic, G. A., Vukovic, A., Van De Water, P. K., Myers, O. B., Budge, A. M., Zelicoff, A. P., Bunderson, L. & Crimmins, T. M., 2011, 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment - The GEOSS Era: Towards Operational Environmental Monitoring.

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

1 Scopus citations

Use of lead isotopes to identify sources of metal and metalloid contaminants in atmospheric aerosol from mining operations

Félix, O. I., Csavina, J., Field, J., Rine, K. P., Saez, A. E. & Betterton, E., Mar 1 2015, In : Chemosphere. 122, p. 219-226 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Tropical intraseasonal modes of the atmosphere

Serra, Y., Jiang, X., Tian, B., Amador-Astua, J., Maloney, E. D. & Kiladis, G. N., Oct 1 2014, In : Annual Review of Environment and Resources. 39, p. 189-215 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Tracking and mean structure of easterly waves over the Intra-Americas Sea

Serra, Y., Kiladis, G. N. & Hodges, K. I., Sep 2010, In : Journal of Climate. 23, 18, p. 4823-4840 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

Toward Improved Solar Irradiance Forecasts: Derivation of Downwelling Surface Shortwave Radiation in Arizona from Satellite

Kim, C. K., Holmgren, W. F., Stovern, M. & Betterton, E., Jul 1 2016, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 173, 7, p. 2535-2553 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

Toward Improved Solar Irradiance Forecasts: Comparison of Downwelling Surface Shortwave Radiation in Arizona Derived from Satellite with the Gridded Datasets

Kim, C. K., Holmgren, W. F., Stovern, M. & Betterton, E., Aug 1 2016, In : Pure and Applied Geophysics. 173, 8, p. 2929-2943 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The "year" of tropical convection (May 2008-April 2010): Climate variability and weather highlights

Waliser, D. E., Moncrieff, M. W., Burridge, D., Fink, A. H., Gochis, D., Goswami, B. N., Guan, B., Harr, P., Heming, J., Hsu, H. H., Jakob, C., Janiga, M., Johnson, R., Jones, S., Knippertz, P., Marengo, J., Nguyen, H., Pope, M., Serra, Y., Thorncroft, C. & 3 others, Wheeler, M., Wood, R. & Yuter, S., Aug 2012, In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 93, 8, p. 1189-1218 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

120 Scopus citations

Thermocatalytic destruction of gas-phase perchloroethylene using propane as a hydrogen source

Willinger, M., Rupp, E., Barbaris, B., Gao, S., Arnold, R. G., Betterton, E. & Saez, A. E., Aug 15 2009, In : Journal of Hazardous Materials. 167, 1-3, p. 770-776 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

The partitioning of ketones between the gas and aqueous phases

Betterton, E., 1991, In : Atmospheric Environment Part A, General Topics. 25, 8, p. 1473-1477 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

The impact of using different land cover data on wind-blown desert dust modeling results in the southwestern United States

Yin, D., Nickovic, S. & Sprigg, W. A., Mar 2007, In : Atmospheric Environment. 41, 10, p. 2214-2224 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

The dominant synoptic-scale modes of North American monsoon precipitation

Seastrand, S., Serra, Y., Castro, C. & Ritchie, E. A., 2014, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Climatology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

The 1995 Arizona Program: Toward a Better Understanding of Winter Storm Precipitation Development in Mountainous Terrain

Klimowski, B. A., Becker, R., Betterton, E., Bruintjes, R., Clark, T. L., Hall, W. D., Orr, B. W., Kropfli, R. A., Piironen, P., Reinking, R. F., Sundie, D. & Uttal, T., 1998, In : Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 79, 5, p. 799-813 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Sub-seasonal variance of surface meteorological parameters in buoy observations and reanalyses

Serra, Y., Cronin, M. F. & Kiladis, G. N., Jun 28 2007, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 34, 12, L12708.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Spatiotemporal distribution of airborne particulate metals and metalloids in a populated arid region

Prabhakar, G., Sorooshian, A., Toffol, E., Arellano, A. F. & Betterton, E., 2014, In : Atmospheric Environment. 92, p. 339-347 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Size-resolved dust and aerosol contaminants associated with copper and lead smelting emissions: Implications for emission management and human health

Csavina, J., Taylor, M. P., Félix, O., Rine, K. P., Saez, A. E. & Betterton, E., Sep 15 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 493, p. 750-756 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Simulation of windblown dust transport from a mine tailings impoundment using a computational fluid dynamics model

Stovern, M., Felix, O., Csavina, J., Rine, K. P., Russell, M. R., Jones, R. M., King, M., Betterton, E. & Saez, A. E., 2014, In : Aeolian Research. 14, p. 75-83 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Short-term PV power forecasts based on a real-time irradiance monitoring network

Lorenzo, A. T., Holmgren, W. F., 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. 75-79 5 p. 6925212

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

12 Scopus citations

Sensitivity of cloud droplet growth to collision and coalescence efficiencies in a parcel model

Hu, Z., Bruintjes, R. T. & Betterton, E., Aug 1 1998, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 55, 15, p. 2502-2515 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Science requirements and required future measurements

Sprigg, W. A. & Pap, J. M., Jan 1 2004, Solar Variability and Its Effects on Climate, 2004. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, p. 357-366 10 p. (Geophysical Monograph Series; vol. 141).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Removal of aqueous phase trichloroethylene using membrane air stripping contactors

He, J., Arnold, R. G., Saez, A. E., Betterton, E. & Ela, W. P., Nov 2004, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 130, 11, p. 1232-1241 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Regional dust storm modeling for health services: The case of valley fever

Sprigg, W. A., Nickovic, S., Galgiani, J. N., Pejanovic, G., Petkovic, S., Vujadinovic, M., Vukovic, A., Dacic, M., DiBiase, S., Prasad, A. & El-Askary, H., 2014, In : Aeolian Research. 14, p. 53-73 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Reductive dehalogenation of gas-phase chlorinated solvents using a modified fuel cell

Liu, Z., Arnold, R. G., Betterton, E. & Smotkin, E., Nov 1 2001, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 35, 21, p. 4320-4326 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Reductive dehalogenation of bromoform in aqueous solution

Betterton, E., Arnold, R. G., Kuhler, R. J. & Santo, G. A., 1995, In : Environmental Health Perspectives. 103, SUPPL. 5, p. 89-91 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
23 Scopus citations

Reductive and oxidative destruction of chlorinated hydrocarbons in gas-phase catalytic reactors: Packed-beds and modified fuel cells

Ju, X., Saez, A. E., Ela, W. P., Arnold, R. G., Betterton, E., Wallen, M., Candillo, K., Barbaris, B. & Orbay, O., 2004, ACS, Division of Environmental Chemistry - Preprints of Extended Abstracts. 2 ed. Vol. 44. p. 452-457 6 p.

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

Reductive and oxidative destruction of chlorinated hydrocarbons in gas-phase catalytic reactors: Packed-beds and modified fuel cells

Ju, X., Saez, A. E., Ela, W. P., Arnold, R. G., Betterton, E., Wallen, M., Candillo, K., Barbaris, B. & Orbay, O., 2004, ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. 1 ed. Vol. 228.

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

Pollution prevention through peer education: A community health worker and small and home-based business initiative on the arizona-sonora border

Ramírez, D. M., Ramírez-Andreotta, M. D., Vea, L., Estrella-Sánchez, R., Wolf, A. M. A., Kilungo, A., Spitz, A. H. & Betterton, E., Sep 7 2015, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 12, 9, p. 11209-11226 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Phytoremediation Reduces Dust Emissions from Metal(loid)-Contaminated Mine Tailings

Gil-Loaiza, J., Field, J. P., White, S. A., Csavina, J., Felix, O., Betterton, E., Saez, A. E. & Maier, R. M., May 15 2018, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 52, 10, p. 5851-5858 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Photoreductive dehalogenation of bromoform with titanium dioxide-cobalt macrocycle hybrid catalysts

Kuhler, R. J., Santo, G. A., Caudill, T. R., Betterton, E. & Arnold, R. G., 1993, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 27, 10, p. 2104-2111 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Photochemical box model for Mexico City

Young, A. T., Betterton, E. & Saldivar De Rueda, L., Oct 1 1997, In : Atmosfera. 10, 4, p. 161-178 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

PHAiRS - A public health decision support system: Initial results

Hudspeth, W., Nickovic, S., Yin, D., Chandy, B., Barbaris, B., Budge, A., Budge, T., Baros, S., Benedict, K., Bales, C., Catrall, C., Morain, S., Sanchez, G., Sprigg, W. A. & Thome, K., 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

3 Scopus citations

Oxidation of aqueous hydrogen sulfide by peroxymonosulfate

Betterton, E. & Hoffmann, M. R., 1989, Proceedings - A&WMA Annual Meeting. Anon (ed.). Publ by Air & Waste Management Assoc, Vol. 6.

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

Oxidation of alkyl sulfides by aqueous peroxymonosulfate

Betterton, E., 1992, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 26, 3, p. 527-532 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

On the pH-dependent formation constants of iron(III)-sulfur(IV) transient complexes

Betterton, E., Nov 1993, In : Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry. 17, 4, p. 307-324 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

On the competition among aerosol number, size and composition in predicting CCN variability: A multi-annual field study in an urbanized desert

Crosbie, E., Youn, J. S., Balch, B., Wonaschütz, A., Shingler, T., Wang, Z., Conant, W. C., Betterton, E. & Sorooshian, A., Jun 25 2015, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 15, 12, p. 6943-6958 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

OBSERVATION AND MEASUREMENT OF ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION.

Gille, J. C., Russell, J. M., Bailey, P. L., House, F. B., Flowers, E. C., McCormick, R. A., Kurfis, K. R., Bilton, T. H., Sprigg, W. A., Garland, J. A., Hoyt, D. V., Herbert, G. A., Manes, A., Rindsberger, M. & Guetta, D., Jan 1 2017.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Numerical simulation of "an American haboob"

Vukovic, A., Vujadinovic, M., Pejanovic, G., Andric, J., Kumjian, M. R., Djurdjevic, V., Dacic, M., Prasad, A. K., El-Askary, H. M., Paris, B. C., Petkovic, S., Nickovic, S. & Sprigg, W. A., Apr 2 2014, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 14, 7, p. 3211-3230 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Notes and correspondence: Resonant forcing of mixed layer inertial motions by atmospheric easterly waves in the northeast tropical pacific

Mickett, J. B., Serra, Y., Cronin, M. F. & Alford, M. H., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Physical Oceanography. 40, 2, p. 401-416 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

North American climate in CMIP5 experiments. Part II: Evaluation of historical simulations of intraseasonal to decadal variability

Sheffield, J., Camargo, S. J., Fu, R., Hu, Q., Jiang, X., Johnson, N., Karnauskas, K. B., Kim, S. T., Kinter, J., Kumar, S., Langenbrunner, B., Maloney, E., Mariotti, A., Meyerson, J. E., Neelin, J. D., Nigam, S., Pan, Z., Ruiz-Barradas, A., Seager, R., Serra, Y. & 6 others, Sun, D. Z., Wang, C., Xie, S. P., Yu, J. Y., Zhang, T. & Zhao, M., Dec 2013, In : Journal of Climate. 26, 23, p. 9247-9290 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

80 Scopus citations

North American Climate in CMIP5 experiments. Part I: Evaluation of historical simulations of continental and regional climatology

Sheffield, J., Barrett, A. P., Colle, B., Fernando, D. N., Fu, R., Geil, K. L., Hu, Q., Kinter, J., Kumar, S., Langenbrunner, B., Lombardo, K., Long, L. N., Maloney, E., Mariotti, A., Meyerson, J. E., Mo, K. C., Neelin, J. D., Nigam, S., Pan, Z., Ren, T. & 7 others, Ruiz-Barradas, A., Serra, Y., Seth, A., Thibeault, J. M., Stroeve, J. C., Yang, Z. & Yin, L., Dec 2013, In : Journal of Climate. 26, 23, p. 9209-9245 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

157 Scopus citations

North American climate in CMIP5 experiments: Part III: Assessment of twenty-first-century projections

Maloney, E. D., Camargo, S. J., Chang, E., Colle, B., Fu, R., Geil, K. L., Hu, Q., Jiang, X., Johnson, N., Karnauskas, K. B., Kinter, J., Kirtman, B., Kumar, S., Langenbrunner, B., Lombardo, K., Long, L. N., Mariotti, A., Meyerson, J. E., Mo, K. C., Neelin, J. D. & 11 others, Pan, Z., Seager, R., Serra, Y., Seth, A., Sheffield, J., Stroeve, J., Thibeault, J., Xie, S. P., Wang, C., Wyman, B. & Zhao, M., 2014, In : Journal of Climate. 27, 6, p. 2230-2270 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

159 Scopus citations

Nitrogen dry deposition to Lake Superior and Lake Michigan

Foley, T. A. & Betterton, E., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

NDMA treatment by sequential GAC adsorption and fenton-driven destruction

Kommineni, S., Ela, W. P., Arnold, R. G., Huling, S. G., Hester, B. J. & Betterton, E., 2003, In : Environmental Engineering Science. 20, 4, p. 361-373 13 p.

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29 Scopus citations

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

34 Scopus citations

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

2 Scopus citations

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

2 Scopus citations

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