Profile for Kenneth Pickering

Title: Senior Physical Scientist
Contact: E-mail
Code 613.3
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Office Phone: 301-614-5986
Fax: 301-614-5903


Updates to our publications records have been put on hold until a new storage and delivery system has been put in place. As a result, this information is currently out of date and does not include the most recent publications. For a more complete listing of publications, please visit the Sciences and Exporation Directorate.

Bucsela, E. J., N. A. Krotkov, E. A. Celarier, L. N. Lamsal, W. H. Swartz, P. K. Bhartia, K. F. Boersma., Veefkind, J. P., J. F. Gleason, and K. E. Pickering (2013). A new stratospheric and tropospheric NO2 retrieval algorithm for nadir-viewing satellite instruments: applications to OMI Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 6, 1361-1407

Duncan, B., Y. Yoshida, B. de Foy, L. Lamsal, D. Street, Z. Lu, K. Pickering, and N.A. Krotkov (2013). The observed response of Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) NO2 columns to NOx emission controls on power plants in the United States: 2005-2011 Atmospheric Environment, 81, 102-111

Allen, D. J, K. E. Pickering, R. W. Pinder, B. H. Henderson, K. W. Appel, and A. Prados (2012). Impact of lightning-NO on eastern United States photochemistry during the summer of 2006 as determined using the CMAQ model. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 1737-1758

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

Loughner, C.P., D. J. Allen, K. E. Pickering, R.R. Dickerson, D.-L. Zhang, and L. Landry (2012). Roles of urban tree canopy and buildings in urban heat island effects: parameterization and preliminary results J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol.

Martini, M., D. J. Allen, K.E. Pickering, G. L. Stenchikov, A. Richter, E. J. Hyer, and C. P. Loughner (2011). The impact of North American anthropogenic emissions and lightning on long-range transport of trace gases and their export from the continent during summers 2002 and 2004 J. Geophys. Res., 116(D07305).

Natrai, V., X. Liu, S. Kulawik, K. Chance, R. Chatfield, D. Edwards, A. Eldering, G. Francis, T. Kurosu, R. Spurr, and H. Worden (2011). Multi-spectral sensitivity studies for the retrieval of tropospheric and lowermost tropospheric ozone from simulated clear-sky GEOCAPE measurements Atmos. Environ., 45, 7151-7165

Yegorova, E. A., D. J. Allen, C. P. Loughner, K.E. Pickering, and R. R. Dickerson (2011). Characterization of an eastern US severe air pollution episode using WRF/Chem J. Geophys. Res., 116(D17306).

Bucsela E.J., K.E. Pickering, T.L. Huntemann, R.C. Cohen, A. Perring, J.F. Gleason, R.J. Blakeslee, R.I. Albrecht, R. Holzworth, J.P. Cipriani, D. Vargas-Navarro, I. Mora-Segura, A. Pacheco-Hernandez, and S. Laporte-Molina (2010). Lightning-generated NOx seen by OMI during NASA’s TC4 experiment J. Geophys. Res., 115(D00J10).

Duncan, B.N., Y. Yoshida, J. Olson, D. Lee, C. Retscher, R. Martin, L. Lamsal, Y. Hu, K.E. Pickering, D. Allen, and C. Crawford (2010). Application of OMI observations to a space-based indicator of NOx and VOC controls on surface ozone formation Atmos. Environ., 44, 2213-2223

Jourdain L., S.S. Kulawik, H.M. Worden, K.E. Pickering, J. Worden, and A.M. Thompson (2010). Lightning NOx emissions over the USA constrained by TES ozone observations and the GEOS-Chem model Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 107-119

Ott L.E., K.E. Pickering, G.L. Stenchikov, D.J. Allen, A.J. DeCaria, B. Ridley, R.F. Lin, S. Lang, and W. Tao (2010). Production of lightning NOx and its vertical distribution calculated from 3-D cloud-scale chemical transport model simulations J. Geophys. Res., 115

Toon O , D. O. Starr, E. J. Jensen, P. A. Newman, S. E. Platnick, M. R. Schoeberl, M. Wennberg, S. C. Wofsy, M. Kurylo, H. Maring, K. W. Jucks, M. S. Craig, M. F. Vasques, L. Pfister, K. Rosenlof, H.B. Selkirk, P. Colarco, S. R. Kawa, G. G. Mace, P. Minnis, and K.E. Pickering (2010). Planning, implementation, and first results of the Tropical Composition, Cloud and Climate Coupling Experiment (TC4) J. Geophys. Res..

Toon O. B., D. Starr, E. J. Jensen, P. A. Newman, S.E. Platnick, M. R. Schoeberl, P. O. Wennberg, S. C. Wolsy, M. J. Kurylo, H. Maring, K. W. Jucks, M. S. Craig, M. F. Vasques, L. Pfister, K. H. Rosenlof, H.B. Selkirk, P. Colarco, S. R. Kawa, G. Mace, P. Minnis, and K.E. Pickering (2010). Planning, implementation, and first results of the Tropical Composition Cloud and Climate Coupling Experiment (TC4) J. Geophys. Res..

Yoshida Y., B.N. Duncan, C. Retscher, K.E. Pickering, E.A. Celarier, J. Joiner, F. Boersma , and P. Veefkind (2010). The impact of the 2005 Gulf Hurricanes on pollution emissions as inferred from Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) nitrogen dioxide Atmos. Environ..

Halland J.J., H.E. Fuelberg, K.E. Pickering, and M. Luo (2009). Identifying convective transport of carbon monoxide by comparing remotely sensed observations from TES with cloud modeling simulations Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9(13), 4279-4294

Neil D. O., S. Kondragunta, G. Osterman, K.E. Pickering, R. W. Pinder, A. Prados, and J. Szykman (2009). Satellite observations for detecting and tracking changes in atmospheric composition Environ. Manager, October 2009.

Pickering, K.E., H. Huntrieser, and U. Schumann (2009). Lightning and NOx Production in Global Models. In Betz, H.D., Schumann, U., Laroche, P. (Ed.), Lightning: Principles, Instruments and Applications · Review of Modern Lightning Research. Berlin: Springer.

Witte J.C., M.R. Schoeberl, A.R. Douglass, J.F. Gleason, N.A. Krotkov, J.C. Gille, K.E. Pickering, and N. Livesey (2009). Satellite observations of changes in air quality during the 2008 Beijing Olympics and Paralympics Geophys. Res. Lett, 36(L17803).

Tao W.-K., J. Simpson, C. -H. Sui, S. Lang, J. Scala, B. Ferrier, M. -D. Chou, and K. Pickering (1993). Heating, moisture and water budgets in the convective and stratiform regions of tropical and midlatitude squall lines: Their sensitivity to longwave radiation J. Atmos. Sci., 50, 673-690

Pickering, K.E., R.R. Dickerson, G.J. Huffman, J.F. Boatman, and A. Schanot (1988). Trace Gas Transport in the Vicinity of Frontal Convective Clouds J. of Geophys. Res., 93(D1).

Dickerson, R.R., G.J. Huffman, W.T. Luke, L.J. Nunnermacker, K.E. Pickering, A.C.D. Leslie, C.G. Lindsey, W.G.N. Slinn, T.J. Kelly, P.H. Daum, A.C. Delany, J.P. Greenberg, P.R. Zimmerman, J.F. Boatman, J.D. Ray, and D.H. Stedman (1987). Thunderstorms: An Important Mechanism in the Transport of Air Pollutants Science, 235(4787), 460-465