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2019

Nitrogen dry deposition to Lake Superior and Lake Michigan

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

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2018

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.

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9 Scopus citations
2017

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.

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2 Scopus citations
2016

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.

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15 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.

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9 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.

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4 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

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.

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9 Scopus citations
2015

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.

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6 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. A. & Sorooshian, A., Jun 25 2015, In : Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 15, 12, p. 6943-6958 16 p.

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27 Scopus citations

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.

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3 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., Sáez, A. E. & Betterton, E. A., Mar 1 2015, In : Chemosphere. 122, p. 219-226 8 p.

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16 Scopus citations
2014

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

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

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4 Scopus citations

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., Sáez, A. E. & Betterton, E. A., Jul 15 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 487, 1, p. 82-90 9 p.

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75 Scopus citations

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

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

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17 Scopus citations

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.

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9 Scopus citations

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

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

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2 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., Mar 2014, In : Journal of Climate. 27, 6, p. 2230-2270 41 p.

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159 Scopus citations

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.

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22 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., Sep 2014, In : Aeolian Research. 14, p. 53-73 21 p.

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35 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. A. & Sáez, A. E., Sep 2014, In : Aeolian Research. 14, p. 75-83 9 p.

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18 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., Eduardo Sáez, A. & Betterton, E. A., Sep 15 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 493, p. 750-756 7 p.

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34 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. A., Jul 2014, In : Atmospheric Environment. 92, p. 339-347 9 p.

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26 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.

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26 Scopus citations
2013

Assessment of CMIP5 model simulations of the North American monsoon system

Geil, K. L., Serra, Y. L. & Zeng, X., Nov 1 2013, In : Journal of Climate. 26, 22, p. 8787-8801 15 p.

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41 Scopus citations

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., Betterton, E. A. & Sorooshian, A., Jul 16 2013, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 40, 13, p. 3468-3472 5 p.

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28 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. L., Seth, A., Thibeault, J. M., Stroeve, J. C., Yang, Z. & Yin, L., Dec 1 2013, In : Journal of Climate. 26, 23, p. 9209-9245 37 p.

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157 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. L. & 6 others, Sun, D. Z., Wang, C., Xie, S. P., Yu, J. Y., Zhang, T. & Zhao, M., Dec 1 2013, In : Journal of Climate. 26, 23, p. 9247-9290 44 p.

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80 Scopus citations
2012

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., Sáez, A. E. & Betterton, E. A., Sep 4 2012, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 46, 17, p. 9473-9480 8 p.

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47 Scopus citations
2011

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. A., Jan 1 2011, In : Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 116, 19, D19205.

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46 Scopus citations

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

Foley, T., Betterton, E. A., Robert Jacko, P. E. & Hillery, J., Jun 1 2011, In : Atmospheric Environment. 45, 18, p. 3192-3202 11 p.

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10 Scopus citations

Metal and metalloid contaminants in atmospheric aerosols from mining operations

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

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76 Scopus citations
2010

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

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

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13 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. L., Cronin, M. F. & Alford, M. H., Feb 1 2010, In : Journal of Physical Oceanography. 40, 2, p. 401-416 16 p.

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7 Scopus citations

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

Serra, Y. L., Kiladis, G. N. & Hodges, K. I., Sep 1 2010, In : Journal of Climate. 23, 18, p. 4823-4840 18 p.

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58 Scopus citations
2009

Interaction of perchloroethylene with cerium oxide in three-way catalysts

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

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7 Scopus citations

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

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

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7 Scopus citations
2008

Catalytic dechlorination of gas-phase perchloroethylene under mixed redox conditions

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

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18 Scopus citations

Horizontal and vertical structure of easterly waves in the Pacific ITCZ

Serra, Y. L., Kiladis, G. N. & Cronin, M. F., Apr 1 2008, In : Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences. 65, 4, p. 1266-1284 19 p.

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55 Scopus citations
2007

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

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

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5 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 1 2007, In : Atmospheric Environment. 41, 10, p. 2214-2224 11 p.

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25 Scopus citations
2006

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

Matichuk, R., Barbaris, B., Betterton, E. A., Hori, M., Murao, N., Ohta, S. & Ward, D., Aug 1 2006, In : Journal of the Meteorological Society of Japan. 84, 4, p. 653-670 18 p.

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6 Scopus citations

Destruction of gas-phase trichloroethylene in a modified fuel cell

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

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3 Scopus citations
2005

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

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12 Scopus citations

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

Li, H., Betterton, E. A., 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.

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7 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 1 2005, In : Atmospheric Environment. 39, 33, p. 6243-6254 12 p.

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34 Scopus citations
2004
15 Scopus citations

In situ observations of diurnal variability in rainfall over the tropical Pacific and Atlantic Oceans

Serra, Y. L. & McPhaden, M. J., Sep 15 2004, In : Journal of Climate. 17, 18, p. 3496-3509 14 p.

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20 Scopus citations
23 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations