In the News


  1. Boulder scientists probe issues in recovery of the ozone layer, Daily Camera, 2020
  2. Boulder scientists study declining ozone health in the lower stratosphere, The Denver Post, 2020
  3. Iodine may slow ozone layer recovery, greot, 2020
  4. Iodine May Slow Ozone Layer Recovery, CIRES, 2020
  5. Answering Burning Questions About Wildfire Fuel and Emissions, NEON Blog
  6. Who emits more methane in Colorado: natural gas producers or cows?, The Denver Channel, 2019
  7. Researchers from University of Colorado home in on sources of Front Range methane, Daily Camera, 2019
  8. Untangling Methane Sources, NCAR/UCAR, 2019
  9. Untangling Methane Sources, CIRES, 2019
  10. Chemical tracers untangle natural gas from agricultural methane emissions, AGU blogs, 2019
  11. Chemical tracers untangle natural from agricultural methane emissions, 2019
  12. "It's a threat to the air we breathe," Researchers study wildfires impact on air quality, 2018
  13. UW Scientist, Aircraft Join Wildfire Smoke Research, 2018.
  14. Researchers fly into wildfire smoke, 2018
  15. Atmospheric mysteries unraveling, 2015.
  16. "Mercury Mystery", pp. 6-7, 2014.
  17. CU Boulder Atmospheric Scientists Create New Equipment to Determine Air Quality Emissions, 2014.
  18. Study discovers high levels of air-cleansing compound over ocean, 2013.
  19. Ocean Onslaught, 2012.
  20. Volkamer, R., S. Baidar, S. Coburn, B. Dix, M. Lechner, H. Oetjen, I. Ortega, R. Sinreich, R. Thalman, and E. Waxman. Climate Active Gases Other than DMS? Open Ocean Sources of Reactive Glyoxal and Iodine Species 2010, SOLAS.
  21. Volkamer, R., S.C. Coburn, B.K. Dix, and R. Sinreich. The Eastern Pacific Ocean is a Source for Short Lived Atmospheric Gases: Glyoxal and Iodine Oxide. 2010, CLIVAR Exchanges, 15(2), 30-32.


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