Profile for Pawan Bhartia

Title: Senior Staff Scientist
Affiliation: NASA
Contact: E-mail
Office Phone: 301-614-5731


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Ziemke, J. R., M. A. Olsen, J. C. Witte, A. R.. Douglass, S. E. Strahan, K. Wargan, X. Liu, M. R. Schoeberl, K. Yang, T. B. Kaplan, S. Pawson, B. N. Duncan, P. A. Newman, P. K. Bhartia, and M. K. Heney (2014). Assessment and applications of NASA ozone data products derived from Aura OMI/MLS satellite measurements in context of the GMI Chemical Transport Model. J. Geophy. Res. Atmos., 119, 5671–5699
doi: 10.1002/2013JD020914

Bhartia, P. K., R. D. McPeters, L. E. Flynn, S. Taylor, N. A. Kramarova, S. Frith, B. Fisher, and M. DeLand (2013). Solar Backscatter UV (SBUV) total ozone and profile algorithm. Atmos. Meas. Tech, 6, 2533-2548

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

Kramarova, N. A., S. M. Firth, P. K. Bhartia, R. D. McPeters, S. L. Taylor, B. L. Fisher, G. J. Labow, and M. T. DeLand (2013). Validation of ozone monthly zonal mean profiles obtained from the version 8.6 Solar Backscatter Ultraviolet algorithm Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 13, 6887-6905

Kramarova, N. A., P. K. Bhartia, S. M. Frith, R. D. McPeters, and R. S. Stolarski (2013). Interpreting SBUV smoothing errors: an example using the quasi-biennial oscillation Atmos. Meas. Tech, 6, 2089-2099

Labow, G., R. McPeters, P. K. Bhartia, and N. Kramarova (2013). A Comparison of 40 years of SBUV Measurements of Column Ozone with Data from the Dobson/Brewer Network J. Geophys. Res., 118, 7370-7378

McPeters, R., P. K. Bhartia, D. Haffner., G. Labow, and L. Flynn (2013). The version 8.6 SBUV Ozone Data Record: an Overview J. Geophys. Res., 118, 1-8

Joiner, J., A. P. Vasilkov, P. Gupta, P.K. Bhartia, P. Veefkind, M. Sneep, J. de Haan, I. Polonsky, and R. Spurr (2012). Fast simulators for satellite cloud optical centroid pressure retrievals; evaluation of OMI cloud retrievals. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 529-545

Torres, O., H. Jethva, and P.K. Bhartia (2012). Retrieval of Aerosol Optical Depth above Clouds from OMI Observations: Sensitivity Analysis and Case Studies J. Atm. Sci., 69, 1037-1053

Ziemke, J.R., S. Chandra, G. J. Labow, P.K. Bhartia, L. Froidevaux, and J.C. Witte (2011). A global climatology of tropospheric and MLSmeasurements Amos. Chem. Phys., 11, 9237-9251

Huang F. T., R.D. McPeters, P.K. Bhartia, H. G. Mayr, S. Frith, J. M. Russell III, and M. G. Mlynczak (2010). Temperature diurnal variations (migrating tides) in the stratosphere and lower mesosphere based on measurements from SABER on TIMED J. Geophys. Res., 115.

Joiner, J., A. P. Vasilkov, P.K. Bhartia, G. Wind, S.E. Platnick, and W. P. Menzel (2010). Detection of multi-layer and vertically-extended clouds using A-Train sensors Atmos. Meas. Tech, 3, 233-247
doi: 10.5194/amt-3-233-2010

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

Yang K., P.F. Levelt, P.K. Bhartia, S.A. Carn, A.J. Krueger, and N.A. Krotkov (2009). Improving retrieval of volcanic sulfur dioxide from backscattered UV satellite observations Geophy. Res. Lett., 36(L03102).

Ziemke, J.R., J. Joiner, S. Chandra, P.K. Bhartia, A. Vasilkov, D.P. Haffner, K. Yang, M.R. Schoeberl, L. Froidevaux, and P.F. Levelt (2009). Ozone mixing ratios inside tropical deep convective clouds from OMI satellite measurements. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 573-583

Ziemke J.R., S. Chandra, B.N. Duncan, M.R. Schoeberl, M.R. Damon, O. Torres, and P.K. Bhartia (2009). Recent biomass burning events in the tropics and elevated concentrations of tropospheric ozone Geophys. Res. Lett., 36(L15819).

Ahn C., O. Torres, and P.K. Bhartia (2008). Comparison of ozone monitoring instrument UV aerosol products with aqua/moderate resolution imaging spectroradiometer and multiangle imaging spectroradiometer observations in 2006 J. Geophy. Res., 113(D16S27).

Krotkov N.A., B. McClure, R.R. Dickerson, S.A. Carn, C. Li, P.K. Bhartia, K. Yang, A.J. Krueger, Z. Li, P.F. Levelt, H. Chen, P. Wang, and D. Lu (2008). Validation of SO2 retrievals from the Ozone Monitoring Instrument over NE China J. Geophys. Res., 113(D16S40).

McPeters R.D., M. Kroon, G. Labow, E. Brinksma, D. Balis, I. Petropavtovskikh, J.P. Veefkind, P.K. Bhartia, and P.F. Levelt (2008). Validation of the Aura Ozone Monitoring Instrument total column ozone product J. Geophys. Res., 113(D15S14).

Vasilkov A.P., J. Joiner, R.J. D. Spurr, P.K. Bhartia, P. Levelt, and G. Stephens (2008). Evaluation of the OMI cloud pressures derived from rotational Raman scattering by comparisons with other satellite data and radiative transfer simulations J. Geophys. Res., 113(D15S19).

Chandra S., J.R. Ziemke, M.R. Schoeberl, L. Froidevaux, W.G. Read, P.F. Levelt, and P.K. Bhartia (2007). Effects of the 2004 El Nino on tropospheric ozone and water vapor Geophy. Res. Lett., 34, L06802

Ziemke J.R., S. Chandra, M.R. Schoeberl, L. Froidevaux, W.G. Read, P.F. Levelt, and P.K. Bhartia (2007). Intra-seasonal variability in tropospheric ozone and water vapor in the tropics GeopHy. Res. Lett., 34(L17804).

Joiner, J., A.P. Vasilkov, K. Yang, and P.K. Bhartia (2006). Observations over hurricanes from the ozone monitoring instrument. Geophys. Res. Lett., 33(L06807).

Krotkov N., S.A. Carn, A.J. Krueger, P.K. Bhartia, and K. Yang (2006). Band Residual Difference Algorithm for Retrieval of SO2 from the Aura Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 44(5), 1259-1266

Levelt P.F., E. Hilsenrath, G.W. Leppelmeier, G.H. J. van den Oord, P.K. Bhartia, J. Tamminen, J.F. de Haan, and J.P. Veefkind (2006). Science objectives of the Ozone Monitoring Instrument IEEE Trans. on Geosc. And Remote Sensing, 44(5), IGRSD2, 1199-1208

Schoeberl M.R., A.R. Douglass, E. Hilsenrath, P.K. Bhartia, R. Beer, J.W. Waters, M.R. Gunson, L. Froidevaux, J.C. Gille, J.J. Barnett, P.F. Levelt, and P. DeCola (2006). Overview of the EOS Aura Mission IEEE Trans. on Geosc. And Remote Sensing, 44(5), IGRSD2, 1066-1074

Steinbrecht W., H. Claude, F. Schonenborn, I.S. McDermid, T. Leblanc, S. Godin, T. Song, D.P. J. Swart, Y.J. Meijer, G.E. Bodeker, B.J. Connor, N. Kampfer, K. Hocke, Y. Calisesi, N. Schneider, J. de la Noe, A.D. Parrish, I.S. Boyd, C. Bruhl, B. Steil, M.A. Giorgetta, E. Manzini, L.W. Thomason, J.M. Zawodny, M.P. McCormick, J.M. Russell III, P.K. Bhartia, R.S. Stolarski, and S.M. Hollandsworth-Frith (2006). Long-term evolution of upper stratospheric ozone at selected stations of the network for the detection of stratospheric change (NDSC) J. Geophys. Res., 111, D10308

Ziemke J.R., S. Chandra, B.N. Duncan, L. Froidevaux, P.K. Bhartia, P.F. Levelt, and J.W. Waters (2006). Tropospheric ozone determined from Aura OMI and MLS: Evaluation of measurements and comparison with the Global Modeling Initiative's Chemical Transport Model J. Geophys. Res., 111, D19303

Kondragunta S., L.E. Flynn, A. Neuendorffer, A.J. Miller, C. Long, R. Nagatani, S. Zhou, T. Beck, E. Beach, R.D. McPeters, R.S. Stolarski, P.K. Bhartia, M.T. Deland, and L.-K. Huang (2005). Aerosol UV absorption experiment (2002-04): 2. Absorption optical thickness, refractive index, and single scattering albedo Opt. Eng., 44(4), 041005

Krotkov N.A., P.K. Bhartia, J. Herman, J. Slusser, G. Scott, G. Janson, G. Labow, T. Eck, and B. Holben (2005). Aerosol UV absorption experiment (2002-04): 1. UV-MFRSR calibration and intercomparison with CIMEL sunphotometers Opt. Eng., 44(4), 041004

Krotkov N.A., G. Scott, P.K. Bhartia, J. Herman, J. Slusser, G. Labow, A. Vasilkov, T. Eck, O. Dubovik, and B. Holben (2005). Aerosol UV absorption experiment (2002-04): 2. Absorption optical thickness, refractive index, and single scattering albedo Opt. Eng., 44(4), 041005

Loughman R.P., D.E. Flittner, B.M. Herman, P.K. Bhartia, E. Hilsenrath, and R.D. McPeters (2005). Description and sensitivity analysis of a limb scattering ozone retrieval algorithm J. Geophys. Res., 110.

Torres O., P.K. Bhartia, A. Syniuk, and E. Welton (2005). TOMS Measurements of Aerosol Absorption from Space: Comparison to SAFARI 2000 Ground-based Observations J. Geophys. Res., 110, D10S18

Torres O., A. Syniuk, P.K. Bhartia, E.J. Welton, and B. Holben (2005). Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer measurements of aerosol absorption from space: Comparison to SAFARI 2000 ground-based observations J. Geophys. Res., 110, D10S18

Joiner, J., A.P. Vasilkov, D.E. Flittner, J.F. Gleason, and P.K. Bhartia (2004). Retrieval of cloud pressure and oceanic chlorophyll content using Raman scattering in GOME ultraviolet spectra. J. Geophys. Res., 109(D01109).

Vasilkov A.P., J. Joiner, K. Yang, and P.K. Bhartia (2004). Improving total column ozone retrievals using cloud pressures derived from Raman scattering in the UV. Geophys. Res. Lett., 31(L20109).

Vasilkov A.P., J. Joiner, J.F. Gleason, and P.K. Bhartia (2002). Ocean Raman scattering in satellite backscatter ultraviolet measurements. Geophys. Res. Lett., 29, 1837-1840

Joiner, J., H.T. Lee, L.L. Strow, P.K. Bhartia, S. Hannon, J. Miller, and L. Rokke (1998). Radiative transfer in the 9.6 micron HIRS ozone channel using collocated SBUV-determined ozone abundances. J. Geophys. Res., 103, 19213-19229

Herman J.R., P.K. Bhartia, O. Torres, N.C. Hsu, C.J. Seftor, and E. Celarier (1997). Global distribution of UV-absorbing aerosols from Nimbus-7/TOMS data J. Geophys. Res.,,,., 102, -10

Joiner, J., and P.K. Bhartia (1997). Accurate Determination of Total Ozone using SBUV Continuous Spectral Scan Measurements. J. Geophys. Res., 102, 12957-12969

Seftor C.J., N.C. Hsu, J.R. Herman, P.K. Bhartia, O. Torres, W. Rose, D. Schneider, and N. Krotkov (1997). Detection of volcanic ash clouds from Nimbus-7/TOMS J. Geophys. Res.,,., 102, -11

Hsu N.C., J.R. Herman, P.K. Bhartia, C.J. Seftor, O. Torres, A. M. Thompson, J.F. Gleason, T. F. Eck, and B. N. Holben (1996). Detection of biomass burning smoke from TOMS measurements Geophy. Res. Lett., 23, 745-748

Joiner, J., P.K. Bhartia, R.P. Cebula, R.D. McPeters, and H. Park (1995). Rotational-Raman Scattering (Ring Effect) in Satellite Backscatter Ultraviolet Measurements. Appl. Opt., 34, 4513-4525

Joiner, J., and P.K. Bhartia (1995). The Determination of Cloud Pressures from Rotational-Raman Scattering in Satellite Backscatter Ultraviolet Measurements. J. Geophys. Res., 100, 23019-23026