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Field Measurements of Atmospheric Trace Gases and Aerosols Using Optical Methods


Earth System Research Laboratory, Chemical Sciences Division

RO# Location
26.05.03.B6605 Boulder, CO 80305


Name E-mail Phone
Brown, Steven Stuart 303.497.6306


Understanding atmospheric chemical transformation requires sensitive and accurate instrumentation for the measurement of trace species. Recent developments in spectroscopy using optical cavities has enabled new measurements of both trace gases and aerosol that have provided new scientific insights. The recent emphasis of this research program has been in the application of cavity enhanced methods to the measurement of trace gases, such as nitrogen oxides that occur in the nighttime atmosphere, and aerosol optical properties. Deployment of such instruments on aircraft, ships, and at ground sites will be a continuing focus, with the possibility of laboratory studies in support of these measurements.


Atmospheric trace gases; Nitrogen oxides; Nighttime Chemistry; Cavity enhanced spectroscopy; Cavity ring down spectroscopy;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$60,000.00 $2,000.00

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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