Profile for Luke Oman


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Title: Research Physical Scientist
Affiliation: NASA
Contact: E-mail
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Mailstop 614
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Office Phone: 301-614-6032
Fax: 301-614-5903

Publications

Oman, L. D., and A. R. Douglass, 2014: Improvements in Total Column Ozone in GEOSCCM and Comparisons with a New Ozone Depleting Substances Scenario, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 5613-5624, doi:10.1002/2014JD021590.

Douglass, A. R., S. E. Strahan, L. D. Oman, and R. S. Stolarski, 2014: Understanding Differences in Chemistry Climate Model Projections of Stratospheric Ozone, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 4922-4939, doi:10.1002/2013JD021159.

Stolarski, R. S., D. W. Waugh, L. Wang, L. D. Oman, A. R. Douglass, and P. A. Newman, 2014: Seasonal variation of ozone in the tropical lower stratosphere: Southern tropics are different from Northern tropics, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 6196-6206, doi:10.1002/2013JD021294.

Schmidt, A., T. Thordarson, L. D. Oman, A. Robock, S. Self, 2014: Reply to Comments on “Climatic impact of the long-lasting Laki eruption: Inapplicability of mass-independent sulfur isotope composition measurements” by Cole-Dai et al., J. Geophys. Res., 119, 6636-6637, doi:10.1002/2013JD021440.

Aquila, V., C. I. Garfinkel, P. A. Newman, L. D. Oman, and D. W. Waugh, 2014: Modifications of the quasi-biennial oscillation by a geoengineering perturbation of the stratospheric aerosol layer, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 17381744, doi:10.1002/2013GL058818.

Orbe, C., M. Holzer, L. M. Polvani, D. W. Waugh, F. Li, L. D. Oman, and P. A. Newman, 2014: Seasonal Ventilation of the Stratosphere: Robust Diagnostics from One-Way Flux Distributions, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 293-306, doi:10.1002/2013JD020213.

Oman, L. D., A. R. Douglass, J. R. Ziemke, J. M. Rodriguez, D. W. Waugh, and J. E. Nielsen, 2013: The ozone response to ENSO in Aura satellite measurements and a chemistry-climate simulation, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 965-976, doi:10.1029/2012JD018546.

Hurwitz, M. M., L. D. Oman, P. A. Newman, and I.-S. Song, 2013: Net influence of an internally–generated quasi-biennial oscillation on modelled stratospheric climate and chemistry. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 12187-12197, doi:10.5194/acp-13-12187-2013.

Garfinkel, C. I., D. W. Waugh, L. D. Oman, L. Wang, and M. M. Hurwitz, 2013: Temperature trends in the tropical upper troposphere and lower stratosphere: Connections with sea surface temperatures and implications for water vapor and ozone, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 9658–9672, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50772.

Aquila, V., L. D. Oman, R. Stolarski, A. R. Douglass, and P. A. Newman, 2013: The Response of Ozone and Nitrogen Dioxide to the Eruption of Mt. Pinatubo at Southern and Northern Midlatitudes. Journal of Atmospheric Science, 70(3), 894–900, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-12-0143.1

Hurwitz, M. M., C. I. Garfinkel, P. A. Newman, and L. D. Oman, 2013: Sensitivity of the Atmospheric Response to Warm Pool El Niño Events to modeled SSTs and Future Climate Forcings, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 13371-13382, doi:10.1002/2013JD021051.

Garfinkel, C. I., L. D. Oman, E. A. Barnes, D. W. Waugh, M. M. Hurwitz, and A. M. Molod, 2013: Connections between the Spring Breakup of the Southern Hemisphere Polar Vortex, Stationary Waves, and Air-Sea Roughness. Journal of Atmospheric Science, 70(7), 2137-2151, doi:10.1175/JAS-D-12-0242.1

Garfinkel, C. I., M. M. Hurwitz, L. D. Oman, and D. W. Waugh, 2013: Contrasting Effects of Central Pacific and Eastern Pacific El Nino on Stratospheric Water Vapor in a Chemistry-climate Model, Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 4115-4120, doi:10.1002/grl.50677

Aquila, V., L. D. Oman, R. S. Stolarski, P. R. Colarco, and P. A. Newman, 2012: Dispersion of the volcanic sulfate cloud from a Mount Pinatubo–like eruption, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D06216, doi:10.1029/2011JD016968.

Douglass, A. R., R. S. Stolarski, S. E. Strahan, and L. D. Oman, 2012: Understanding differences in upper stratospheric ozone response to changes in chlorine and temperature as computed using CCMVal-2 models, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D16306, doi:10.1029/2012JD017483.

Schmidt, A., T. Thordarson, L. D. Oman, A. Robock, and S. Self, 2012: Climatic impact of the long-lasting 1783 Laki eruption: Inapplicability of mass-independent sulfur isotopic composition measurements. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D23116, doi:10.1029/2012JD018414. 

Swartz, W. H., R. S. Stolarski, L. D. Oman, E. L. Fleming, and C. H. Jackman, 2012: Middle atmosphere response to different descriptions of the 11-yr solar cycle in spectral irradiance in a chemistry-climate model, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 5937-5948, doi:10.5194/acp-12-5937-2012.

Lang, C., D. W. Waugh, M. A. Olsen, A. R. Douglass, Q. Liang, J. E. Nielsen, L. D. Oman, S. Pawson, and R. S. Stolarski, 2012: The impact of greenhouse gases on past changes in tropospheric ozone, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D23304, doi:10.1029/2012JD018293.

Oman, L. D., J. R. Ziemke, A. R. Douglass, D. W. Waugh, C. Lang, J. M. Rodriguez, J. E. Nielsen, 2011: The Response of Tropical Tropospheric Ozone to ENSO, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, doi:10.1029/2011GL047865.

Garfinkel, C. I, A. M. Molod, L. D. Oman, I.-S. Song, 2011: Improvement of the GEOS-5 AGCM upon updating the Air-Sea roughness parameterization, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, doi:10.1029/2011GL048802.

Whiteman, D. N, K. C. Vermeesch, L. D. Oman, E. C. Weatherhead, 2011: The relative importance of accuracy and observation frequency in detecting trends in upper tropospheric water vapor, J. Geophys. Res., 116, doi:10.1029/2011JD016610.

Hurwitz, M. M., P. A. Newman, L. D. Oman, and A. M. Molod, 2011: Response of the Antarctic Stratosphere to Two Types of El Nino Events, J. Atmos. Sci., 68, doi:10.1175/2011JAS3606.1.

Hurwitz, M. M., I.-S. Song, L. D. Oman, P. A. Newman, A. M. Molod, S. M. Frith, and J. E. Nielsen, 2011: Response of the Antarctic stratosphere to warm pool El Niño Events in the GEOS CCM, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 9659-9669, doi:10.5194/acpd-11-9659-2011.

Oman, L. D., D. A. Plummer, D. W. Waugh, J. Austin, J. Scinocca, A. R. Douglass, R. J. Salawitch, T. Canty, H. Akiyoshi, S. Bekki, P. Braesicke, N. Butchart, M. P. Chipperfield, D. Cugnet, S. Dhomse, V. Eyring, S. Frith, S. C. Hardiman, D. E. Kinnison, J. F. Lamarque, E. Mancini, M. Marchand, M. Michou, O. Morgenstern, T. Nakamura, J. E. Nielsen, D. Olivié, G. Pitari, J. Pyle, E. Rozanov, T. G. Shepherd, K. Shibata, R. S. Stolarski, H. Teyssèdre, W. Tian, and Y. Yamashita, 2010:  Multi-model assessment of the factors driving stratospheric ozone evolution over the 21st century, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D24306, doi:10.1029/2010JD014362

Oman, L. D., D. W. Waugh, S. R. Kawa, R. S. Stolarski, A. R. Douglass, and P. A. Newman, 2010: Mechanisms and feedbacks causing changes in upper stratospheric ozone in the 21st century, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D05303, doi:10.1029/2009JD012397

Hurwitz, M. M., P. A. Newman, F. Li, L. D. Oman, O. Morgenstern, P. Braesicke, and J. A. Pyle 2010, Assessment of the breakup of the Antarctic polar vortex in two new chemistry-climate models, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D07105, doi:10.1029/2009JD012788.

Ziemke, J. R., S. Chandra, L. D. Oman, and P. K. Bhartia, 2010: A new ENSO index derived from satellite measurements of column ozone, Atm. Chem. Phys., 10, 3711-3721.

Austin, J., J. Scinocca, D. Plummer, L. Oman, D. Waugh, H. Akiyoshi, S. Bekki, P. Braesicke, N. Butchart, M. Chipperfield, D. Cugnet, M. Dameris, S. Dhomse, V. Eyring, S. Frith, R. R. Garcia, H. Garny, A. Gettelman, S. C. Hardiman, D. Kinnison, J. F. Lamarque, E. Mancini, M. Marchand, M. Michou, O. Morgenstern, T. Nakamura, S. Pawson, G. Pitari, J. Pyle, E. Rozanov, T.G. Shepherd, K. Shibata, H. Teyssedre, R.J. Wilson, Y.Yamashita, 2010: The decline and recovery of total column ozone using a multi-model time series analysis, J. Geophys. Res., 115, D00M10, doi:10.1029/2010JD013857.

Eyring, V., I. Cionni, G. E. Bodeker, A. J. Charlton-Perez, D. E. Kinnison, J. F. Scinocca, D. W. Waugh, H. Akiyoshi, S. Bekki, M. P. Chipperfield, M. Dameris, S. Dhomse, S. M. Frith, H. Garny, A. Gettelman, A. Kubin, U. Langematz, E. Mancini, M. Marchand, T. Nakamura, L. D. Oman, S. Pawson, G. Pitari, D. A. Plummer, E. Rozanov, T. G. Shepherd, K. Shibata, W. Tian, P. Braesicke, S. C. Hardiman, J. F. Lamarque, O. Morgenstern, D. Smale, J. A. Pyle, and Y. Yamashita,  Multi-model assessment of stratospheric ozone return dates and ozone recovery in CCMVal-2 models, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 9451-9472, doi:10.5194/acp-10-9451-2010, 2010. 

Eyring, V., I. Cionni, J. F. Lamarque, H. Akiyoshi, G. E. Bodeker, A. J. Charlton-Perez, S. M. Frith, A. Gettelman, D. E. Kinnison, T. Nakamura, L. D. Oman, S. Pawson, and Y. Yamashita, 2010:  Sensitivity of 21st century stratospheric ozone to greenhouse gas scenarios, Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L16807, doi:10.1029/2010GL044443.


Zhu, X., L. D. Oman, D. W. Waugh, and S. A. Lloyd, 2010: Equatorial Superrotation on Earth Induced by Optically Thick Dust Clouds,  Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, 28, 3, 240-241. 

Oman, L., D. W. Waugh, S. Pawson, R.S. Stolarski, and P.A. Newman, 2009: On the Influence of Anthropogenic Forcings on Changes in the Stratospheric Mean Age, J.Geophys. Res. 114, D03105, doi:10.1029/2008JD010378.

Waugh, D. W., L. Oman, P. A. Newman, R. S. Stolarski, S. Pawson, J. E. Nielsen, and J. Perlwitz, 2009: Effect of zonal asymmetries in stratospheric ozone on simulated southern hemisphere climate trends, Geophys. Res. Lett. 36, L18701, doi:10.1029/2009GL040419.

Waugh, D. W., L. Oman, S. R. Kawa, R. S. Stolarski, S. Pawson, A. R. Douglass, and P. A. Newman, 2009: Impact of climate change on stratospheric ozone recovery. Geophys. Res. Lett. 36, L03805, doi:10.1029/2008GL036223.

 Newman, P. A., L. D. Oman, A. R. Douglass, E. L. Fleming, S. M. Frith, M. M. Hurwitz, S. R. Kawa, C. H. Jackman, N. A. Krotkov, E. R. Nash, J. E. Nielsen, S. Pawson, R. S. Stolarski, and G. J. M. Velders, 2009: What would have happened to the ozone layer if chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) had not been regulated?, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 2113-2128.

Robock, A., C. M. Ammann, L. Oman, D. Shindell, S. Levis, and G. Stenchikov, 2009: Did the Toba           volcanic eruption of ~74k BP produce widespread glaciation? J. Geophys. Res., 114, doi:10.1029/2008JD011652.

Kravitz, B., A. Robock, L. Oman, G. Stenchikov, and A. B. Marquardt, 2009: Sulfuric acid deposition from stratospheric geoengineering with sulfate aerosols, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D14109, doi:10.1029/2009JD011918.

Oman, L., D. W. Waugh, S. Pawson, R.S. Stolarski, J.E. Nielsen, 2008: Understanding the Changes of Stratospheric Water Vapor in Coupled Chemistry-Climate Model Simulations, J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 3278-3291.

Robock, A., L. Oman, and G. L. Stenchikov, 2008: Regional climate responses to geoengineering with tropical and arctic SO2 injections. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D16101, doi:10.1029/2008JD010050.

Rasch, P. J., S. Tilmes, R. P. Turco, A. Robock, L. Oman, C.-C. (Jack) Chen, G. L. Stenchikov, and R. R. Garcia, 2008: An overview of geoengineering of climate using stratospheric sulfate aerosols. Phil. Trans. Royal Soc. A., 366, 4007-4037, doi:10.1098/rsta.2008.0131.

Gao, C., L. Oman, A. Robock, and G. L. Stenchikov, 2007: Atmospheric volcanic loading derived from bipolar ice cores accounting for the spatial distribution of volcanic deposition. J. Geophys. Res., 112, D09109, doi:10.1029/ 2006JD007461.

Toon, O. B., A. Robock, R. P. Turco, C. Bardeen, L. Oman, and G. L. Stenchikov, 2007: Consequences of regional-scale nuclear conflicts. Science, 315, 1224-1225.

Robock, A., L. Oman, and G. L. Stenchikov, 2007: Nuclear winter revisited with a modern climate model and current nuclear arsenals: Still catastrophic consequences. J. Geophys. Res., 112, D13107, doi:10.1029/2006JD008235.

Robock, A., L. Oman, G. L. Stenchikov, O. B. Toon, C. Bardeen, and R. P. Turco, 2007: Climatic consequences of regional nuclear conflicts. Atm. Chem. Phys., 7, 2003-2012.

Toon, O. B., R. P. Turco, A. Robock, C. Bardeen, L. Oman, and G. L. Stenchikov, 2007: Atmospheric effects and societal consequences of regional scale nuclear conflicts and acts of individual nuclear terrorism. Atm. Chem. Phys., 7, 1973-2002.

Robock, A., O. B. Toon, R. P. Turco, L. Oman, G. L. Stenchikov, and C. Bardeen, 2007: The continuing environmental threat of nuclear weapons: Integrated policy responses needed. EOS, 88, 228, 231, doi:10.1029/2007ES001816.

Robock, A., T. Adams, M. Moore, L. Oman, and G. Stenchikov, 2007: Southern Hemisphere atmospheric circulation effects of the 1991 Mount Pinatubo eruption. Geophys. Res. Lett., 34, L23710, doi:10.1029/2007GL031403.

 Oman, L., A. Robock, G. L. Stenchikov, and T. Thordarson, 2006: High-latitude eruptions cast shadow over the African monsoon and the flow of the Nile. Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L18711, doi:10.1029/2006GL027665.

 Oman, L., A. Robock, G. L. Stenchikov, T. Thordarson, D. Koch, D. T. Shindell, and C. Gao, 2006: Modeling the distribution of the volcanic aerosol cloud from the 1783-1784 Laki eruption. J. Geophys. Res., 111, D12209, doi: 10.1029/2005JD006899.

 Oman, L., A. Robock, G. Stenchikov, G. A. Schmidt, and R. Ruedy, 2005: Climatic response to high latitude volcanic eruptions. J. Geophys. Res, 110 (D13), D13103, doi:10.1029/2004JD005487.

 

 

 

Publications

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.


Aquila, V., C. Garfinkel , P. Newman, L. D. Oman, and D. Waugh (2014). Modifications of the quasi-biennial oscillation by a geoengineering per- turbation of the stratospheric aerosol layer. Geophys. Res. Lett., 41.
doi:10.1002/2013GL058818

Aquila, V., L. D. Oman, R. Stolarski, A. R. Douglass, and P. A. Newman (2013). The Response of Ozone and Nitrogen Dioxide to the Eruption of Mt. Pinatubo at Southern and Northern Midlatitudes J. Atmos. Sci, 70, 894-900
http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-12-0143.1

Garfinkel, C. I., M. M. Hurwitz, L. D. Oman, and D W. Waugh (2013). Contrasting Effects of Central Pacific and Eastern Pacific El Nino on Stratospheric Water Vapor in a Chemistry-climate Model Geophys. Res. Lett., 40, 4115-4120
10.1002/grl.50677

Garfinkel, C.I. , L.D. Oman, E. A. Barnes, D. W. Waugh, M. M. Hurwitz, and A. M. Molod (2013). Connections between the Spring Breakup of the Southern Hemisphere Polar Vortex, Stationary Waves, and Air-Sea Roughness Journal of Atmospheric Science, 70(7), 2137-2151
10.1175/JAS-D-12-0242.1

Hurwitz, M. M, Oman, L. D, Newman, P. A., and Song, I. S. (2013). Net influence of an internally generated quasi-biennial oscillation on modelled stratospheric climate and chemistry Atmos. Chem. Phys.,, 13, 12187–12197
10.5194/acp-13-12187-2013

Hurwitz, Margaret M. , Chaim I. Garfinkel, Paul A. Newman, and Oman (2013). Sensitivity of the atmospheric response to warm pool El Niño events to modeled SSTs and future climate forcings JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH: ATMOSPHERES, 118, 1-12
10.1002/2013JD021051

Oman, Luke D., Anne R.Douglass, Jerald R.Ziemke, Jose M. Rodriguez, Darryn W. Waugh, and J. Eric Nielsen (2013). The ozone response to ENSO in aura satellite measurements and a chemistry-climate simulation JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH.
10.1029/2012JD018546

Aquila, V., L.D. Oman, R.S. Stolarski, P. Colarco, and P. A. Newman (2012). Dispersion of the volcanic sulfate cloud from a Mount Pinatubo-like eruption. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D06216.
10.1029/2011JD016968

Douglass, A., R. S. Stolarski, S. E. Strahan, and L. D. Oman (2012). Understanding differences in upper stratospheric ozone response to changes in chlorine and temperature as computed using CCMVal-2 models. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D16306.
10.1029/2012JD017483

Lang, C., D. W. Waugh, M. A. Olsen, A. R. Douglass, Q. Liang, J. E. Nielsen, L. D. Oman, S. Pawson, and R. S. Stolarski (2012). The impact of greenhouse gases on past changes in tropospheric ozone. J. Geophys. Res., 117(D23304).
10.1029/2012JD018293

Schmidt, A., T. Thordarson, L. D. Oman, A. Robock, and S. Self (2012). Climatic impact of the long-lasting 1783 Laki eruption: Inapplicability of mass-independent sulfur isotopic composition measurements J. Geophys. Res., 117(D23116).
10.1029/2012JD018414

Swartz, W. H, R. S. Stolarski, L. D. Oman, E. L. Fleming, and C. H. Jackman (2012). Middle atmosphere response to different descriptions of the 11-yr solar cycle in spectral irradiance in a chemistry-climate model J. Atmos. Chem. Phys, 12, 5937-5948
doi:10.5194/acp-12-5937-2012

Garfinkel, C., A. M. Molod, L. D. Oman, and I.-S. Song (2011). Improvement of the GEOS-5 AGCM upon updating the Air-Sea roughness parameterization Geophys. Res. Lett., 38
10.1029/2011GL048802

Hurwitz, M., I.-S. Song, L.D. Oman, P. A. Newman, A. M. Molod, S. M. Frith, and J. E. Nielsen (2011). Response of the Antarctic Stratosphere to Warm El Nino Events in GEOS CCM Atmos. Chem. Phys. Disc., 11, 9659-9669
10.5194/acp-11-9659-2011

Hurwitz, M., P. A. Newman, L.D. Oman, and A. M. Molod (2011). Response of the Antarctic Stratosphere to Two Types of El Nino Events J. Atmos. Sci., 68, 812-822
10.1175/2011JAS3606.1

Oman, L.D., J.R. Ziemke, A.R. Douglass, D. W. Waugh, C. Lang, J.M. Rodriguez, and J. E. Nielsen (2011). The response of tropical tropospheric ozone to ENSO Geophys. Res. Lett, 38(L13706).
10.1029/GL047865

Whiteman, D., K. C. Vermeesch, L. D. Oman, and E. C. Weatherhead (2011). The relative importance of accuracy and observation frequency in detecting trends in upper tropospheric water vapor J. Geophys. Res., 116.
10.1029/2011JD016610

Hurwitz, M., P.A. Newman, F. Li, L. D. Oman, O. Morgenstern, P. Braesicke, and J. A. Pyle (2010). Assessment of the breakup of the Antarctic polar vortex in two new chemistry-climate models J. Geophys. Res., 115(D07105).
doi:10.1029/2009JD012788

Oman, L.D., D. W. Waugh, S. R. Kawa, R. S. Stolarski, A. R. Douglass, and P. A. Newman (2010). Mechanisms and feedback causing changes in upper stratospheric ozone in the 21st century J. Geophys. Res., 115(D05303).
doi:10.1029/D012397

Oman, L.D., D. A. Plummer, D. W. Waugh, J. Austin, J. F. Scinocca, A.R. Douglass, R. J. Salawitch, T. Canty, H. Akiyoshi, S. Bekki, P. Braesicke, N. Butchart, M. P. Chippenfield, D. Cugnet, S. Dhomse, V. Eyring, S. Frith, S. C. Hardiman, D. E. Kinnison, J.-F. Lamarque, E. Mancini, M. Marchand, M. Michou, O. Morgenstern, T. Nakamura, J. E. Nielsen, D. Olivie, G. Pitari, J. Pyle, E. Rozanov, T. G. Shepherd, K. Shibata, R.S. Stolarski, H. Teyssedre, W. Tian, Y. Yamashita, and J.R. Ziemke (2010). Multi-model assessment of the factors driving stratospheric ozone evolution over the 21st century J. Geophys. Res, 115(D24306).
doi:10.1029/2010JD014362

Ziemke, J.R., S. Chandra, L.D. Oman, and P.K. Bhartia (2010). A new ENSO index derived from satellite measurements of column ozone Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 3711-3721