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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

dry deposition
Lake Superior
Lake Michigan
nitrogen
lake
2018
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Tailings
phytoremediation
tailings
Dust
Metals
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

soil aggregate
mulch
Dust
stabilization
Stabilization
2016
14 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
2 Citations (Scopus)
planetary boundary layer
irradiance
weather
forecasting
Boundary layers
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

CERES (experiment)
shortwave radiation
downwelling
irradiance
forecasting
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

shortwave radiation
downwelling
irradiance
Mean square error
forecasting
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

tailings
dust
impoundment
wind erosion
particulate matter
2015
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
25 Citations (Scopus)

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

cloud condensation nucleus
desert
aerosol
monsoon
chemical composition
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Education
Hispanic Americans
Practice Guidelines
Nonprofit Organizations
Government Programs
14 Citations (Scopus)

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

Metalloids
Atmospheric aerosols
lead isotope
Aerosols
Isotopes
2014
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
63 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
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
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)

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
149 Citations (Scopus)

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

twenty first century
climate
tropical cyclone
experiment
snow water equivalent
22 Citations (Scopus)

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

dust
simulation
dust storm
aerosol
MODIS
32 Citations (Scopus)

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

dust storm
health services
dust
valley
modeling
18 Citations (Scopus)

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

impoundment
computational fluid dynamics
tailings
dust
simulation
30 Citations (Scopus)

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

Lead smelting
Copper smelting
Smelting
smelting
Aerosols
25 Citations (Scopus)

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

arid region
metal
tracer
urban site
smelting
20 Citations (Scopus)

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

trough
monsoon
disturbance
rainfall
convection
15 Citations (Scopus)

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

tropical meteorology
physical phenomena
cloud cover
humidity
weather
2013
37 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
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
151 Citations (Scopus)

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

climatology
climate
simulation
experiment
regional climate
77 Citations (Scopus)

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

teleconnection
climate
simulation
experiment
El Nino-Southern Oscillation
2012
194 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
44 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
114 Citations (Scopus)

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

convection
weather
climate
research program
monsoon
2011
45 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
8 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
72 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
2010
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
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

easterly wave
atmospheric wave
mixed layer
wind stress
atmosphere-ocean coupling
57 Citations (Scopus)

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

easterly wave
zonal flow
sea
Americas
intertropical convergence zone
2009
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
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

Tetrachloroethylene
Propane
tetrachloroethylene
propane
Hydrogen
2008
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
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
2007
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

mooring
meteorological parameters
climate
oceans
ocean
25 Citations (Scopus)

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

Dust
land cover
desert
dust
Imaging techniques
2006
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
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
2005
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
6 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
33 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
2004

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