CCWG Publications

CCWG Recent Publications

Description papers

Tilmes, S., Lamarque, J.-F., Emmons, L. K., Kinnison, D. E., Marsh, D., Garcia, R. R., Smith, A. K., Neely, R. R., Conley, A., Vitt, F., Val Martin, M., Tanimoto, H., Simpson, I., Blake, D. R., and Blake, N., Representation of the Community Earth System Model (CESM1) CAM4-chem within the Chemistry-ClimateModel Initiative (CCMI), Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., doi:10.5194/gmd-2015-237, in review, 2016.

Liu, X., Ma, P.-L., Wang, H., Tilmes, S., Singh, B., Easter, R. C., Ghan, S. J., and Rasch, P. J., Description and evaluation of a new four-mode version of the Modal Aerosol Module (MAM4) within version 5.3 of the Community Atmosphere Model, Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 505-522, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-505-2016, 2016.

Tilmes, S., Lamarque, J.-F., Emmons, L. K., Kinnison, D. E., Ma, P.-L., Liu, X., Ghan, S., Bardeen, C., Arnold, S., Deeter, M., Vitt, F., Ryerson, T., Elkins, J. W., Moore, F., and Spackman, R.: Description and evaluation of tropospheric chemistry and aerosols in the Community Earth System Model (CESM1.2), Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., 7, 8875-8940, doi:10.5194/gmdd-7-8875-2014, 2014.

Liu, X., R. C. Easter, S. J. Ghan, R. Zaveri, P. Rasch, J.-F. Lamarque, A. Gettelman, H. Morrison, F. Vitt, A. Conley, S. Park, R. Neale, C. Hannay, A. Ekman, P. Hess, N. Mahowald, W. Collins, M. Iacono, C. Bretherton, M. Flanner, D. Mitchell, 2012: Toward a minimal representation of aerosols in climate models: Description and evaluation in the Community Atmosphere Model CAM5. Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 709–739, doi:10.5194/gmd-5-709-2012.

Lamarque, J.-F., Emmons, L. K., Hess, P. G., Kinnison, D. E., Tilmes, S., Vitt, F., Heald, C. L., Holland, E. A., Lauritzen, P. H., Neu, J., Orlando, J. J., Rasch, P., and Tyndall, G., 2012: CAM-chem: description and evaluation of interactive atmospheric chemistry in CESM, Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 2, 369-411, doi: 10.5194/gmd-5-369-2012.

Science studies using CAM-chem


Strode, S. A., Worden, H. M., Damon, M., Douglass, A. R., Duncan, B. N., Emmons, L. K., Lamarque, J.-F., Manyin, M., Oman, L. D., Rodriguez, J. M., Strahan, S. E., and Tilmes, S., Interpreting Space-Based Trends in Carbon Monoxide, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi:10.5194/acp-2016-87, in review, 2016.

Xia, L., Robock, A., Tilmes, S., and Neely III, R. R., Stratospheric sulfate geoengineering could enhance the terrestrial photosynthesis rate, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1479-1489, doi:10.5194/acp-16-1479-2016, 2016.


Arnold, S. R., Emmons, L. K., Monks, S. A., Law, K. S., Ridley, D. A., Turquety, S., Tilmes, S., Thomas, J. L., Bouarar, I., Flemming, J., Huijnen, V., Mao, J., Duncan, B. N., Steenrod, S., Yoshida, Y., Langner, J., and Long, Y., Biomass burning influence on high-latitude tropospheric ozone and reactive nitrogen in summer 2008: a multi-model analysis based on POLMIP simulations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 6047-6068, doi:10.5194/acp-15-6047-2015, 2015.

Barré, J., B. Gaubert, A. F. J. Arellano, H. M. Worden, D. P. Edwards, M. N. Deeter, J. L. Anderson, K. Raeder, N. Collins, S. Tilmes, et al., Assessing the impacts of assimilating IASI and MOPITT CO retrievals using CESM-CAM-chem and DART, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 10,501–10,529, doi:10.1002/2015JD023467, 2015.

Brown-Steiner, B., P.G. Hess, M.Y. Lin, On the capabilities and limitations of GCCM simulations of summertime regional air quality: A diagnostic analysis of ozone and temperature simulations in the US using CESM CAM-Chem, Atmospheric Environment, 101, 134-148, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.11.001, 2015.

Emmons, L. K., Arnold, S. R., Monks, S. A., Huijnen, V., Tilmes, S., Law, K. S., Thomas, J. L., Raut, J.-C., Bouarar, I., Turquety, S., Long, Y., Duncan, B., Steenrod, S., Strode, S., Flemming, J., Mao, J., Langner, J., Thompson, A. M., Tarasick, D., Apel, E. C., Blake, D. R., Cohen, R. C., Dibb, J., Diskin, G. S., Fried, A., Hall, S. R., Huey, L. G., Weinheimer, A. J., Wisthaler, A., Mikoviny, T., Nowak, J., Peischl, J., Roberts, J. M., Ryerson, T., Warneke, C., and Helmig, D., The POLARCAT Model Intercomparison Project (POLMIP): overview and evaluation with observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 6721-6744, doi:10.5194/acp-15-6721-2015, 2015.

Fisher, J. A., Wilson, S. R., Zeng, G., Williams, J. E., Emmons, L. K., Langenfelds, R. L., Krummel, P. B., and Steele, L. P.: Seasonal changes in the tropospheric carbon monoxide profile over the remote Southern Hemisphere evaluated using multi-model simulations and aircraft observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 3217-3239, doi:10.5194/acp-15-3217-2015, 2015.

Garcia-Menendez, Fernando, Rebecca K. Saari, Erwan Monier, and Noelle E. Selin, U.S. Air Quality and Health Benefits from Avoided Climate Change under Greenhouse Gas Mitigation, Environmental Science & Technology, 49, 7580-7588, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.5b01324, 2015.

Gil-Ojeda, M., Navarro-Comas, M., Gómez-Martín, L., Adame, J. A., Saiz-Lopez, A., Cuevas, C. A., González, Y., Puentedura, O., Cuevas, E., Lamarque, J.-F., Kinninson, D., and Tilmes, S., NO2 seasonal evolution in the north subtropical free troposphere, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 10567-10579, doi:10.5194/acp-15-10567-2015, 2015.

He, J., Zhang, Y., Tilmes, S., Emmons, L., Lamarque, J.-F., Glotfelty, T., Hodzic, A., and Vitt, F., CESM/CAM5 improvement and application: comparison and evaluation of updated CB05_GE and MOZART-4 gas-phase mechanisms and associated impacts on global air quality and climate, Geosci. Model Dev., 8, 3999-4025, doi:10.5194/gmd-8-3999-2015, 2015.

Monks, S. A., Arnold, S. R., Emmons, L. K., Law, K. S., Turquety, S., Duncan, B. N., Flemming, J., Huijnen, V., Tilmes, S., Langner, J., Mao, J., Long, Y., Thomas, J. L., Steenrod, S. D., Raut, J. C., Wilson, C., Chipperfield, M. P., Diskin, G. S., Weinheimer, A., Schlager, H., and Ancellet, G.: Multi-model study of chemical and physical controls on transport of anthropogenic and biomass burning pollution to the Arctic, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 3575-3603, doi:10.5194/acp-15-3575-2015, 2015.

Navarro, Maria A., Elliot L. Atlas, Alfonso Saiz-Lopez, Xavier Rodriguez-Lloveras, Douglas E. Kinnison, Jean-Francois Lamarque, Simone Tilmes et al., Airborne measurements of organic bromine compounds in the Pacific tropical tropopause layer, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112, 13789-13793, 2015.

Val Martin, M., Heald, C. L., Lamarque, J.-F., Tilmes, S., Emmons, L. K., and Schichtel, B. A.: How emissions, climate, and land use change will impact mid-century air quality over the United States: a focus on effects at national parks, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 2805-2823, doi:10.5194/acp-15-2805-2015, 2015.

Zeng, G., Williams, J. E., Fisher, J. A., Emmons, L. K., Jones, N. B., Morgenstern, O., Robinson, J., Smale, D., Paton-Walsh, C., and Griffith, D. W. T., Multi-model simulation of CO and HCHO in the Southern Hemisphere: comparison with observations and impact of biogenic emissions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 7217-7245, doi:10.5194/acp-15-7217-2015, 2015.

Zheng, Y., Unger, N., Hodzic, A., Emmons, L., Knote, C., Tilmes, S., Lamarque, J.-F., and Yu, P., Limited effect of anthropogenic nitrogen oxides on secondary organic aerosol formation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13487-13506, doi:10.5194/acp-15-13487-2015, 2015.


Saiz-Lopez, A., Fernandez, R. P., Ordóñez, C., Kinnison, D. E., Gómez Martín, J. C., Lamarque, J.-F., and Tilmes, S., Iodine chemistry in the troposphere and its effect on ozone, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 13119-13143, doi:10.5194/acp-14-13119-2014, 2014.

Sun, W., Hess, P., and Tian, B., The response of the equatorial tropospheric ozone to the Madden–Julian Oscillation in TES satellite observations and CAM-chem model simulation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 11775-11790, doi:10.5194/acp-14-11775-2014, 2014.

Tsigaridis, K., Daskalakis, N., Kanakidou, M., Adams, P. J., Artaxo, P., Bahadur, R., Balkanski, Y., Bauer, S. E., Bellouin, N., Benedetti, A., Bergman, T., Berntsen, T. K., Beukes, J. P., Bian, H., Carslaw, K. S., Chin, M., Curci, G., Diehl, T., Easter, R. C., Ghan, S. J., Gong, S. L., Hodzic, A., Hoyle, C. R., Iversen, T., Jathar, S., Jimenez, J. L., Kaiser, J. W., Kirkevåg, A., Koch, D., Kokkola, H., Lee, Y. H, Lin, G., Liu, X., Luo, G., Ma, X., Mann, G. W., Mihalopoulos, N., Morcrette, J.-J., Müller, J.-F., Myhre, G., Myriokefalitakis, S., Ng, N. L., O'Donnell, D., Penner, J. E., Pozzoli, L., Pringle, K. J., Russell, L. M., Schulz, M., Sciare, J., Seland, Ø., Shindell, D. T., Sillman, S., Skeie, R. B., Spracklen, D., Stavrakou, T., Steenrod, S. D., Takemura, T., Tiitta, P., Tilmes, S., Tost, H., van Noije, T., van Zyl, P. G., von Salzen, K., Yu, F., Wang, Z., Wang, Z., Zaveri, R. A., Zhang, H., Zhang, K., Zhang, Q., and Zhang, X.: The AeroCom evaluation and intercomparison of organic aerosol in global models, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 10845-10895, doi:10.5194/acp-14-10845-2014, 2014.

Val Martin, M., C. L. Heald, and S. R. Arnold, Coupling dry deposition to vegetation phenology in the Community Earth System Model: Implications for the simulation of surface O3, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 2988–2996, doi:10.1002/2014GL059651, 2014.

2013 and earlier

Ma PL, JR Gattiker, X Liu, and PJ Rasch, A Novel Approach for Determining Source-Receptor Relationships in Model Simulations: A Case Study of Black Carbon Transport in Northern Hemisphere Winter, Environmental Research Letters, 8(2), 02042, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/024042, 2013.

Ma PL, PJ Rasch, H Wang, K Zhang, RC Easter, Jr, S Tilmes, JD Fast, X Liu, JH Yoon, and JF Lamarque, The Role of Circulation Features on Black Carbon Transport into the Arctic in the Community Atmosphere Model Version 5 (CAM5), Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres), 118, 4657-4669, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50411, 2013.

A. Saiz-Lopez, J.-F. Lamarque, D. E. Kinnison, S. Tilmes, C. Ordóñez, J. J. Orlando, A. J. Conley, J. M. C. Plane, A. S. Mahajan, G. Sousa Santos, E. L. Atlas, D. R. Blake, S. P. Sander, S. Schauffler, A. M. Thompson, and G. Brasseur, 2011: Estimating the climate significance of halogen-driven ozone loss in the tropical marine troposphere, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 3939-3949, doi: 10.5194/acp-12-3939-2012.

Ordóñez, C., Lamarque, J.-F., Tilmes, S., Kinnison, D. E., Atlas, E. L., Blake, D. R., Sousa Santos, G., Brasseur, G., and Saiz-Lopez, A.: Bromine and iodine chemistry in a global chemistry-climate model: description and evaluation of very short-lived oceanic sources, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 1423-1447, doi:10.5194/acp-12-1423-2012, 2012. [journal article]