Profile for Mian Chin


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Affiliation: NASA GSFC
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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Greenbelt, MD 20771

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Publications

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Chin, M., T. Diehl, Q. Tan, J. M. Prospero, R. A. Kahn, L. A. Remer, H. Yu, A. M. Sayer, H. Bian, I. V. Geogdzhayev, B. N. Holben, S. G. Howell, B. J. Huebert, N. C. Hsu, D. Kim, T. L. Kucsera, R. C. Levy, M. I. Mishchenko, X. Pan, P. K. Quinn, G. L. Schuster, D. G. Streets, S. A. Strode, O. Torres, and X.-P. Zhao (2014). Multi-decadal aerosol variations from 1980 to 2009: a perspective from observations and a global model. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 3657-3690.
doi:10.5194/acp-14-3657-2014

Matsui, T., C. Ichoku, C. Randles, T. Yuan, A.M. da Silva, P. Colarco, D. Kim, R. Levy, A. Sayer, M. Chin, D. Giles, B. Holben, E.J. Welton, T. Eck, and L. Remer (2014). Current and Future Perspectives of Aerosol Research at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center BAMS, (In Press).

Stier, P., N.A. Schutgens, N. Bellouin, H. Bian, O. Boucher, M. Chin, S. Ghan, N. Huneeus, S. Kinne, G. Lin, X. Ma, G. Myhre, J. E. Penner, C. A. Randles, B. Samset, M. Schulz, T. Takemura, F. Yu, H. Hu, and C. Zhou (2013). Host model uncertainties in aerosol radiative forcing estimates: Results from the AeroCom Prescribed intercomparison study Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 3245-3270
10.5194/acp-13-2347-2013

Tao, Z., J. A. Santanello, M. Chin, S. Zhou, Q. Tan, E. M. Kemp, and C. D. Peter-Lidard (2013). Effect of land cover on atmospheric processes and air quality over the continental United States – a NASA Unified WRF (NU-WRF) model study Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 5429-5475
10.5194/acp-13-6207-2013

Yasunari, T.J., Q. Tin, W. Lau, P. Bonasoni, A. Marinoni, P. Laj, M. Menegoz, T. Takemura, and M. Chin (2013). Estimated range of black carbon dry deposition and the related snow albedo reduction over Himalayan glaciers during dry pre-monsoon periods Atmos. Environ., 78, 259-267
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.

Yu, H., L. A. Remer, R. A. Kahn, M. Chin, and Y. Zhang (2013). Satellite perspective of aerosol intercontinental transport: from qualitative tracking to quantitative characterization Atmos. Res, 124(Online), 73-100
doi:10.1016/j.atmosres.2012.12.013,

Bian, H., P. Colarco, M. Chin, G. Chen, A. R. Douglass, J. M. Rodriguez, Q. Liang, J. Warner, D. A. Chu, J. Crounse, M. J. Cubison, A. da Silva, J. Dibb, G. Diskin, H. E. Fuelberg, G. H. Huey, J. L. Jimenez, Y. Kondo, J. E. Nielsen, S. Pawson, and Z. Wei (2012). Investigation of source attributions of pollution to the western Arctic during the NASA ARCTAS field campaign. Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 12, 8823-8855
10.5194/acpd-12-8823-2012

Chin, Mian (2012). Atmospheric science: Dirtier air from a weaker monsoon. Nature Geosci., 5, 449–450.
10.1038/ngeo1513

Fishman, J., L. T. Iraci, J. Al-Saadi, K. V. Chance, F. Chavez, M. Chin, P. Coble, C. Davis, P. M. DiGiacomo, D.Edwards, A. Eldering, J. Goes, J. R. Herman, C. Hu, Daniel J. Jacob, C. Jordan, S. R. Kawa, R. Key, X. Liu, S. Lohrenz, A. Mannino, V. Natraj, D. Neil, J. Neu, M. Newchurch, K. Pickering, J. Salisbury, H. Sosik, A. Subramaniam, M. Tzortziou, J. Wang, and M. Wang (2012). The United States' Next Generation of Atmospheric Composition and Coastal Ecosystem Measurements: NASA's Geostationary Coastal and Air Pollution Events (GEO APE) Mission Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 93, 1547-1566
10.1175/BAMS-D-11-00201.1

Koffi, B., M. Schulz, F.-M. Breon, J. Griesfeller, D. Winker, Y. Balkanski, S. Bauer, T. Berntsen, M. Chin, W. D. Collins, F. Dentener, T. Diehl, R. Easter, S. Ghan, P. Ginoux, S. Gong, L. W. Horowitz, T. Iversen, A. Kirkevag, D. Koch, M. Krol, G. Myhre, P. Stier, and T. Takemura (2012). Application of the CALIOP Layer Product to evaluate the vertical distribution of aerosols estimated by global models: Part 1. AeroCom phase I results. J. Geophys. Res., 117(D10201).
10.1029/2011JD016858

Remer, L. A., S. Mattoo, R. C. Levy, A. Heidinger, R. B. Pierce, and M. Chin (2012). Retrieving aerosol in a cloudy environment: aerosol availability as a function of spatial and temporal resolution Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 627-662
doi:10.5194/amtd-5-627-2012

Kim, D., M. Chin, H. Yu, T. F. Ek, A. Sinyuk, A. Smirnov, and B. N. Holben (2011). Dust optical properties over North Africa and Arabian Peninsula derived from the AERONET dataset Amos. Chem. Phys., 11, 10733-10741
10.5194/acp-11-10733-2011

Liang, Q., J. M. Rodriguez, A. R. Douglass, J. H. Crawford, E. Apel, H. Bian, D. R. Blake, W. Brune, M. Chin, P. R. Colarco, A. da Silva, G. S. Diskin, B. N. Duncan, L. G. Huey, D. J. Knapp, D. D. Montzka, J. E. Nielsen, J. R. Olson, S. Pawson, D. D. Riemer, A. J. Weinheimer, and A. Wisthaler (2011). Reactive Nitrogen, Ozone and Ozone production in the Arctic Troposphere and the Impact of Stratosphere-Troposphere Exchange Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 13181-13199
doi:10.5194/acp-11-13181-2011

Bian, H., M. Chin, Kawa S. R., Yu H., T. Diehl, and T.L. Kucsera (2010). Multi-scale carbon monoxide and aerosol correlations from MOPITT and MODIS satellite measurements and GOCART model: implication for their emissions and atmospheric evolutions J. Geophys. Res., 115(D07302).
doi:10.1029/2009JD012781

Colarco, P., A. daSilva, M. Chin, and T. Diehl (2010). Online simulations of global aerosol distributions in the NASA GEOS-4 model and comparisons to satellite and ground-based aerosol optical depth J. Geophys. Res., 115(D14207).
doi:10.1029/2009JD012820

Li C., N.A. Krotkov, R.R. Dickerson, Z. Li, K. Yang, and M. Chin (2010). Transport and evolution of a pollution plume from northern China: A satellite-based case study J. Geophys. Res., 115(D00K03).
doi:10.1029/2009JD012245

Ott L., B.N. Duncan, S. Pawson, P. Colarco, M. Chin, C.A. Randles, T. Diehl, and E. Nielsen (2010). The influence of the 2006 Indonesian biomass burning aerosols on tropical dynamics studied with the GEOS-5 AGCM J. Geophys. Res..
doi:10.1029/2009JD013181

Yu H., M. Chin, D. M. Winker, A. H. Omar, Z. Liu, C. Kittaka, and T. Diehl (2010). Global view of aerosol vertical distributions from CALIPSO lidar measurements and GOCART simulations: Regional and seasonal variations J. Geophys. Res..
doi:10.1029/2009JD013364

Yu H., M. Chin, D. M. Winker, A. H. Omar, Z. Liu, C. Kittaka, and T. Diehl (2010). Global view of aerosol vertical distributions from CALIPSO lidar measurements and GOCART simulations: Regional and seasonal variations J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00H30.
doi:10.1029/2009JD013364

Bian, H., M. Chin, J.M. Rodriguez, Yu H., E. Penner, and S. Strahan (2009). Sensitivity of aerosol optical thickness and aerosol direct radiative effect to relative humidity Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9(7), 2375-2386
doi:10.5194/acp-9-2375-2009

Bian H., M. Chin, J. Rodriguez, H. Yu, J. E. Penner, and S. Strahan (2009). Sensitivity of aerosol optical thickness and aerosol direct radiative effect to relative humidity Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9(7), 2375-2386
doi:10.5194/acp-9-2375-2009

Chin, M., T. Diehl, O. Dubovik, T. F. Eck, B. N. Holben, A. Sinyuk, and D. G. Streets (2009). Light absorption by pollution, dust and biomass burning aerosols: A global model study and evaluation with AERONET data Ann. Geophys., 27(9), 3439-3464
doi:10.5194/angeo-27-3439-2009

Kahn R.A., H. Yu, S. E. Schwartz, M. Chin, G. Feingold, L.A. Remer, D. Rind, R. Halthore, and P. DeCola (2009). Introduction, Atmospheric Aerosol Properties and Climate Impacts A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research, Mian Chin, Ralph A. Kahn, and Stephen E. Schwartz (eds.), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C., USA

Koch D., M. Schulz, S. Kinne, G. Schuster, T. C. Bond, A. Clarke, D. W. Fahey, S. Freitag, C. McNaughton, J. R. Spackman, Y. Kondo, N. Moteki, L. Sahu, H. Sakamoto, N. Takegawa, Y. Zhao, Y. Balkanski, S. Bauer, T. Berntsen, T. Berglen, O. Boucher, M. Chin, F. Dentener, T. Diehl, R. Easter, H. Feichter, D. Fillmore, S. Ghan, P. Ginoux, S. Gong, A. Grini, L. Horowitz, T. Iversen, A. Kirkevag, M. Krol, X. Liu, R. Miller, V. Montanaro, G. Myhre, J. Penner, J. Perlwitz, G. Pitari, S. Reddy, O. Seland, P. Stier, T. Takemura, C. Textor, Z. Klimont, and J. A. van Aardenne (2009). Evaluation of Black Carbon Estimations in Global Aerosol Models Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9(22), 9001-9026
doi:10.5194/acp-9-9001-2009

Remer L.A., M. Chin, P. DeCola, G. Feingold, R. Halthore, R.A. Kahn, P. K. Quinn, D. Rind, S. E. Schwartz, D. Streets, and H. Yu (2009). Executive Summary, Atmospheric Aerosol Properties and Climate Impacts A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research, Mian Chin, Ralph A. Kahn, and Stephen E. Schwartz (eds.), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C., USA

Rind D., M. Chin, G. Feingold, D. Streets, R.A. Kahn, S. E. Schwartz, and H. Yu (2009). Modeling the Effects of Aerosols on Climate: Atmospheric Aerosol Properties and Climate Impacts A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research, Mian Chin, Ralph A. Kahn, and Stephen E. Schwartz (eds.), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C., USA

Rind D., R.A. Kahn, M. Chin, S. E. Schwartz, L.A. Remer, G. Feingold, H. Yu, P. K. Quinn, and R. Halthorne (2009). The Way Forward: Atmospheric Aerosol Properties and Climate Impacts A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research, Mian Chin, Ralph A. Kahn, and Stephen E. Schwartz (eds.), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C., USA

Shindell D. T., M. Chin, F. Dentener, R. M. Doherty, G. Faluvegi, A. M. Fiore, P. Hess, D. M. Koch, I. A. Mackenzie, M. G. Sanderson, M. G. Schultz, D. S. Stevenson, H. Teich, C. Textor, O. Wild, D. J. Bergmann, I. Bey, H. Bian, C. Cuvelier, B.N. Duncan, G. Folberth, L. W. Horowitz, J. Jonson, J. W. Kaminski, E. Marmer, R. Park, S. Schroeder, S. Szopa, T. Takemura, G. Zeng, T. J. Keating, A. Zuber, and K. J. Pringle (2009). A multi-model assessment of pollution transport to the Arctic Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8(17), 5353-5372
doi:10.5194/acp-8-5353-2008

Streets D. G., F. Yan, M. Chin, T. Diehl, N. Mahowald, M. Schultz, M. Wild, Y. Wu, and C. Yu (2009). Anthropogenic and natural contributions to regional trends in aerosol optical depth, 1980-2006 J. Geophys. Res, 114(D00D18).
doi:10.1029/2008JD011624

Vermote E., E. Ellicott, O. Dubovik, T. Lapyonok, M. Chin, L. Giglio, and G. J. Roberts (2009). An approach to estimate global biomass burning emissions of organic and black carbon from MODIS fire radiative power J. Geophys. Res, 114(D18205).
doi:10.1029/2008JD011188

Yu H., M. Chin, L. A. Remer, G. Kleidman, N. Bellouin, H. Bian, and T. Diehl (2009). Variability of Maritime Aerosol Fine-mode Fraction and Estimates of Anthropogenic Aerosol Component Over Cloud-free Oceans from MODIS J. Geophys. Res, 114(D10206).
10.1029/2008JD010648

Yu H., P. K. Quinn, G. Feingold, L.A. Remer, R.A. Kahn, M. Chin, and S. E. Schwartz (2009). Remote Sensing and In Situ Measurements of Aerosol Properties, Burdens, and Radiative Forcing, in Atmospheric Aerosol Properties and Climate Impacts A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research, Mian Chin, Ralph A. Kahn, and Stephen E. Schwartz (eds.), National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, D.C., USA

Yu H., M. Chin, L.A. Remer, R.G. Kleidman, N. Bellouin, H. Bian, and T. Diehl (2009). Variability of marine aerosol fine-mode fraction and estimates of anthropogenic aerosol component over cloud-free oceans from the Moderate resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) J. Geophys. Res., 114, D10206.
10.1029/2008JD010648

Dubovik O., T. Lapyonok, Y.J. Kaufman, M. Chin, P. Ginoux, R. Kahn, and A. Sinyuk (2008). Retrieving global aerosol sources from satellites using inverse modeling Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8(2), 209-250
doi:10.5194/acp-8-209-2008

Lau, W., V. Ramanathan, G. -X. Wu, Z. Li, S.C. Tsay, N.C. Hsu, R. Sikka, B. Holben, D. Lu, G. Tartari, M. Chin, P. Koudelova, H. Chen, Y. Ma, J. Huang, K. Taniguchi, and R. Zhang (2008). The Joint Aerosol-Monsoon Experiment: A New Challenge for Monsoon Climate Research Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 89(3).
doi:10.1175/BAMS-89-3-369

Yu H., L.A. Remer, M. Chin, H. Bian, R.G. Kleidman, and T. Diehl (2008). A satellite-based assessment of transpacific transport of pollution aerosol J. Geophys. Res., 113(D14S12).
doi:10.1029/2007JD009349

Zhang Y., R. Fu, H. Yu, R. E. Dickinson, R. N. Juarez, M. Chin, and H. Wang (2008). A regional climate model study of how biomass burning aerosol impacts land-atmosphere interactions over the Amazon J. Geophys. Res., D14S15, 113.
doi:10.1029/2007JD009601

Zhao T., H. Yu, I. Laszlo, M. Chin, and W. C. Conant (2008). Derivation of component aerosol direct radiative forcing at the top of atmosphere for clear-sky oceans J. Quant. Spectro. & Rad. Trans., 109(7), 1162-1186
doi:10.1016/j.jqsrt.2007.10.006

Weaver C., A. daSilva, M. Chin, P. Ginoux, O. Dubovik, D. Flittner, A. Zia, L. Remer, B. Holben, and W. Gregg (2007). Direct insertion of MODIS radiances in a global aerosol transport model J. Atmos. Sci. (3), 64, 808-826

Smirnov A., B. N. Holben, S. M. Sakerin, D. M. Kabanov, I. Slutsker, M. Chin, T.L. Diehl, L.A. Remer, R. Kahn, A. Ignatov, L. Liu, M. Mishchenko, T. F. Eck, T.L. Kucsera, D. Giles, and O. V. Kopelevich (2006). Ship-based aerosol optical depth measurements in the Atlantic Ocean: Comparison with satellite retrievals and GOCART model Geophys. Res., L14817, 33.
10.1029/2006GL026051

Yu, H., Y.J. Kaufman, M. Chin, G. Feingold, L. Remer, T. Anderson, Y. Balkanski, N. Bellouin, O. Boucher, S. Christopher, P. DeCola, R. Kahn, D. Koch, N. Loeb, M.S. Reddy, M. Schulz, T. Takemura, and M. Zhou (2006). A review of measurement-based assessments of the aerosol direct radiative effect and forcing Atmos. Chem. Phys, 6, 613-666

Anderson T.L., R. J. Charlson, N. Bellouin, O. Boucher, M. Chin, S. A. Christopher, J. Haywood, Y.J. Kaufman, S. Kinne, J. A. Ogren, L.A. Remer, T. Takemura, D. Tanre, O. Torres, C. R. Trepte, B. A. Wielicki, D. M. Winker, and H. Yu (2005). A-Train strategy for quantifying direct climate forcing by anthropogenic aerosols Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 86, 1795-1809

Kaufman Y.J., O. Boucher, D. Tanre, M. Chin, L.A. Remer, and T. Takemura (2005). Aerosol anthropogenic component estimated from satellite data Geophys. Res. Lett. , L17804GL023125, 32.
10/1029/2005

Chin M., D. A. Chu, R. Levy, L. Remer, Y. Kaufman, B. Holben, T. Eck, P. Ginoux, and Q. Gao (2004). Aerosol distribution in the Northern Hemisphere during ACE-Asia: Results from global model, satellite observations, and Sun photometer measurements J. Geophys. Res. (D23), 109.
10.1029/2004GL02014

Matsui T., S. Kreidenweis, R. A. Pielke, B. Schichtel, H. Yu, M. Chin, A. Chu, and D. Niyogi (2004). Regional comparison and assimilation of GOCART and MODIS aerosol optical depth across the eastern U.S. Geophys. Res. Lett., L21101, 31.
10.1029/2004GL021017

Yu H., R. E. Dickinson, M. Chin, Y.J. Kaufman, M. Zhou, L. Zhou, Y. Tian, O. Dubovik, and B. Holben (2004). Direct radiative effect of aerosols as determined from a combination of MODIS retrievals and GOCART simulations J. Geophys. Res., 109.
10 D03206, :1029/2003JD003914

Yu H., R. E. Dickinson, M. Chin, Y.J. Kaufman, B. N. Holben, I. V. Geogdzhayev, and M. I. Mishchenko (2003). Annual cycle of global distributions of aerosol optical depth from integration of MODIS retrievals and GOCART model simulations J. Geophys. Res. (D3), 4128, 108.
10.1029/2002JD002717

Kinne S., B. Holben, T. Eck, A. Smirnov, O. Dubovik, I. Slutsker, D. Tanre, G. Zibozdi, U. Lohmann, S. Ghan, R. Easter, M. Chin, P. Ginoux, T. Takemura, I. Tegen, D. Koch, R.A. Kahn, E. Vermote, L. Stowe, O. Torres, M. Mishchenko, I. Geogdzhayev, and A. Hiragushi (2001). How well do aerosol retrievals from satellites and representation in global circulation models match ground-based AERONET aerosol statistics?. (103-158). Remote Sensing and Climate Modeling: Synergies and Limitations, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston, London, M. Beniston and M.M. Verstraete, Eds..