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Student Papers

2005

Adula, Kadida, Fayick Suleman, Frederick Newton and Alecia Thompson, 2005: Castro, Pedro, 2005: Valley motor vehicle emissions. City College of the City University of New York, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Profs. E.E. Hindman, N. Phillip, T. Bandosz and E. Wittig.

Lopez, Manuel, 2005: The amount of pollution from the valley that reached SPL. City College of the City University of New York, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Profs. E.E. Hindman, N. Phillip, T. Bandosz and E. Wittig.

Matthew, Denise, 2005: The role of pollution in the aerosol nucleation events detected at SPL. City College of the City University of New York, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Profs. E.E. Hindman, N. Phillip, T. Bandosz and E. Wittig.

2004

Billings, Brian, 2004: The effects of snow cover and planetary boundary layer parameterization on the maintenance of a mountain valley cold pool. University of Nevada, Reno, ATMS792 Graduate Atmospheric Sciences Field Class, Profs. R. Borys and P. Arnott.

Chew, Serena J., 2004 Analysis of precipitation measurement of snowfall rate using a variety of sensors. University of Nevada, Reno, ATMS792 Graduate Atmospheric Sciences Field Class, Profs. R. Borys and P. Arnott.

Gunkel, Jesse, 2004: The Microphysical Characteristics of Snow and Its Interaction to the Chemical Composition of Ski Wax. University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, AOS 401, Prof. G. Tripoli.

Gustavo, Pereira, 2004: Condensation Nuclei Concentration in the Park Range Mountains of Colorado. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics, Prof. W. Cotton.

Hashino, T., 2004: Observations of the mass distribution and the habit concentration for a given mass and its use in cloud microphysics modeling. University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, AOS 401, Prof. G. Tripoli.

Hudson, Dinorah, 2004: Meteorology during a polluted and pristine period at SPL. City College of the City University of New York, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Profs. E.E. Hindman, N. Phillip, T. Bandosz and Wittig.

Jirak, Israel, 2004: Aerosol Concentration and Size Distribution Dependence on Weather Conditions at Storm Peak Lab. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics, Prof. W. Cotton.

Jones, Eron, 2004: The Effects of Stratospheric Ozone Concentrations on Ultraviolet Exposure Levels in Mountainous Terrain. University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, AOS 401, Prof. G. Tripoli.

Junaid, Yetunde, Sachin Samuel and Fayick Sulemana, 2004: Chemical characteristics of cloud and snow at SPL. City College of the City University of New York, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Profs. E.E. Hindman, N. Phillip, T. Bandosz and Wittig.

Kangas, Ryan, 2004: A study of short-term climatic trends at the Storm Peak Laboratory. University of Nevada, Reno, ATMS792 Graduate Atmospheric Sciences Field Class, Profs. R. Borys and P. Arnott.

Karnauskas, Kristopher B., 2004: A Study on Snow Density in High Elevation Environmental Conditions with Comparison to Prior Studies. University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, AOS 401, Prof. G. Tripoli.

Kim, Dongchul, 2004: Photolysis rate calculation using the measured actinic flux at Storm Peak Laboratory, Colorado. University of Nevada, Reno, ATMS792 Graduate Atmospheric Sciences Field Class, Profs. R. Borys and P. Arnott.

Koehler, Kirsten; Liz Zarovy; David Stokowski and Steve Saleeby, 2004: Ice Nuclei Measurements using the Ice Nuclei Membrane Filter Developer. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics, Prof. W. Cotton.

Kumar, N.K. Suresh, 2004: Automated analysis for the DRI-Snow Video Spectrometer video data. University of Nevada, Reno, ATMS792 Graduate Atmospheric Sciences Field Class, Profs. R. Borys and P. Arnott.

Loughner, Christopher P., Dongchul Kim, William Stockwell, Pat Arnott, and Melanie Wetzel, 2004: An Analysis of Actinic Flux Measurements at Storm Peak Laboratory, Colorado. University of Nevada, Reno, ATMS792 Graduate Atmospheric Sciences Field Class, Profs. R. Borys and P. Arnott.

Leoncini, Giovanni, 2004: Aggregates and GCCN at Storm Peak Laboratory. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics, Prof. W. Cotton.

Levinson, Sarah, 2004: The Relationship Between Cloud Liquid Water Content and Snowfall Rate. University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, AOS 401, Prof. G. Tripoli.

Mahmoud, Samy, 2004: Investigation of vertical transport of aerosols between SPLB and SPL. City College of the City University of New York, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Profs. E.E. Hindman, N. Phillip, T. Bandosz and Wittig.

Nasraddine, Fouad, 2004: The study of the physical characteristics of aerosol particles during a pristine and a polluted period at SPL, January 2004. City College of the City University of New York, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Profs. E.E. Hindman, N. Phillip, T. Bandosz and E. Wittig.

O’Brien, Katie, 2004: A failed study on the relationship between diurnal mountain winds and precipitation. University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, AOS 401, Prof. G. Tripoli.

Richards, Michael S., 2004: Observing the Effects of Surface Texture on Location of Riming on Golf Balls. University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, AOS 401, Prof. G. Tripoli.

Schuenemann, Keah, 2004: Precipitation Acidity at Storm Peak Laboratory. University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, AOS 401, Prof. G. Tripoli.

Stokowski, David M., 2004: Ice Forming Nuclei Concentrations at Storm Peak Lab. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics, Prof. W. Cotton.

Straka, William III, 2004: GCCN size distributions verses wind direction and speed at SPL. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics, Prof. W. Cotton.

Wiens. Kyle C., 2004: Measurements of snowfall, droplet spectra and aerosol at Storm Peak Lab. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics, Prof. W. Cotton.

2003

Bowman, Sara, 2003: Snow Crystal Formation and Aggregation at Varying Temperature Levels within a Cloud, University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, AOS 401.

de Boer, Gijs, 2003: A Field Study to Investigate the Accuracy of High Resolution Modeling of Flow Approaching and Around A Significant Topographic Feature, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, AOS 401.

Dunaiski, Sam, 2003: Ice Crystal Concentration vs. CCN concentration above Steamboat Springs, Colorado, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, AOS 401.

Gulliver, Cheryl, Nelson Suero and Roberto Garcia, 2003: The chemical composition of cloud water and snow at Storm Peak Lab, Steamboat Springs, Colorado, January 2003, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Environmental Project EAS472 and EASA7200.

Hennelly, Noel, 2003: Morphology of snow crystals relative to their conditions of formation, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Environmental Project EAS472 and EASA7200.

Murphy, Julie, 2003: Ice Crystal Habits and Concentration vs. Cloud Top Temperature and Relative Humidity, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, AOS 401.

Stiller, Michael, 2003: Study of Fine Scale NMS Prediction of Relative Humidity Based on Wind Direction, University of Wisconsin at Madison Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, AOS 401.

Wee, Maria Hyunjung, 2003: Investigation of aerosol particles in the northern Colorado Rockies, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Environmental Project EAS472 and EASA7200.

Yapur, Martin, 2003: A study of snowfall from coincident surface and space measurements, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Zollitsch, Justin, 2003: Investigation of Cloud Chemistry and Wind Direction at Steamboat Springs, Colorado, Justin Zollitsch, Senior, University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, AOS 401.

2002

Archuleta, Cassie M., 2002: Membrane filter processing vs. CFDC measurements of IN concentrations, Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Ayo, Samuel, 2002: CN storms at SPL,: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Environmental Project EAS472 and EASA7200.

Bardsley, Tim, 2002: Towards Understanding Snow Distribution in the Park Range of Northern Colorado, Desert Research Institute, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nevada Reno, ATMS 792.

Chibe, Russell J., 2002: Statistical and observational analysis of ice nuclei measurements at the Storm Peak Laboratory, Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Elahi, Masud F., 2002: Physical and chemical properties of the clouds and snow during the “warm” and “cold” storms, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Environmental Project EAS472 and EASA7200.

Hennelly, Noel, 2002: 72-hour air parcel trajectories for the cold and warm storms,, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Environmental Project EAS472 and EASA7200.

Kim, Dongchul, 2002: Radiation measurements at Storm Peak Laboratory, Colorado, Desert Research Institute, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nevada Reno, ATMS 792.

McDaniel, Mark, 2002: Semi-volatile organic compounds emitted by snowmobiles and their stability in the snowpack, Desert Research Institute, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nevada Reno, ATMS 792.

McDonough, Frank, 2002: Summary of activities at the Storm Peak Lab, Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Nembhard, Daidre and Longe, Fadeke, 2002: Chemical characteristics of cloud water and snow at a high altitude site near Steamboat Springs, CO, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Environmental Project EAS472 and EASA7200.

Petters, Markus D. And Jefferson R. Snider, 2002: CCN measurements at Storm Peak, Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Pounds, Mrs. Amy, 8th grade Science Class Reports on their visit to Storm Peak Laboratory September 24, 2002, twenty two reports.

Rinehart, Lynn, 2002: Identification of Water-soluble Organic Compounds Present in Cloud Water, Lynn R. Rinehart, Desert Research Institute, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nevada Reno, ATMS 792.

Ryan, Jesse, 2002: IN and CCN measurements at Storm Peak Laboratory, February 15-17, 2002., Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Thapa, Karmal, 2002: Cloud-top behavior and temperature structure of the “warm” and “cold” storm clouds, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York., Environmental Project EAS472 and EASA7200.

2001

Ayo, Samuel Olusoji, 2001: Understanding the variations in aerosol particles at SPLB, January 2001. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Cheng, Will, 2001: Multi-scale verification of the realtime RAMS forecast, Part I: Synoptic and mesoscale verification. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Dias, Scott, 2001: Characteristics of an east-wind episode at SPL, January 2001. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Eastin, Matthew D., 2001: Evolution of aerosols at Storm Peak Lab on 13-14 February, 2001. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics..

Gravier, Ann Y., 2001: Observations of Storm Peak Laboratory CCN measurements made by Wyoming CCN counters., Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics..

Jirak, Israel, 2001: Evaluating the performance of RAMS in high altitude and varying conditions. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Kolb, Iia, 2001: Multi-scale verification of the real-time RAMS forecast at Storm Peak Laboratory. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Lindsey, Dan, 2001: Mountain slope temperature measurements at Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

McDaniel, Mark, 2001: Exploratory analysis of a time series of condensation nuclei counts and meteorological measurements at Storm Peak Laboratory, CO, Desert Research Institute, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nevada Reno, ATMS 792.

Omoirawua, Uyi, 2001: Chemical characteristics of SPL cloud water and snow samples, January 2001. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Parker, Matthew, 2001: The effect of falling snow on turbulence. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Ponce, Freda N. and Edward E. Hindman, 2001: Wintertime cloud and snow pH increased between 1984 and 2000 in the northern Colorado Rockies. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Rogers, Matt, 2001: Retrieval of aerosol optical depth using UV-B MFRSR at Storm Peak Laboratory. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Rozoff, Chris, 2001: Observational verification of operational RAMS precipitation forecasts. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Ryan, Jesse: Analysis of RAMS snowfall following topography. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Saleebby, Stephen, 2001: RAMS atmospheric model forecast vs. the Storm Peak Laboratory observation site. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Toy, Michael D., 2001: A comparison of the temperature and humidity on the steamboat ski slope and the nearby free air. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Tulich, Stefan and Lyle Pakula, 2001: Spatial and temporal variations of surface snow density. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

Wolff, Cory, 2001: Skisondes at SPL. Atmospheric Sciences Department, Colorado State University, AT724 Cloud Microphysics.

2000

Block, Karin, 2000: Measuring pH and NH4+ in cloud water at SPL. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Blunt, Matthew H., 2000: Meteorological studies of the acidic cloud episode. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Oppong-Dwamena, Adelaide, 2000: Measuring the concentrations of atmospheric gases (SO2 and NO2) and anions (chloride, nitrate and sulfate) from cloud water and snow at SPL. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Ponce, Freda, 2000: Cloud and snow physical measurements during the acidic cloud episode. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Scantlebury, Cassandra, 2000: Aerosol particle studies. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

1999

Brong, Brian, 1999: An Analysis of Winds, Topography and Snow Water Equivalent at Steamboat Ski Resort on January 7-9 1999. Desert Research Institute, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nevada Reno, ATMS 792, Meteorological Field Measurements.

Cooper, Ross, 1999: Field study to measure the winter fluctuation of ultraviolet-B radiation according to altitude and snow cover. Desert Research Institute, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nevada Reno, ATMS 792, Meteorological Field Measurements.

McDonald, J. and Mark McDaniel, 1999: Wood combustion derived aerosol compounds in cloud water, snow crystals, and interstitial air at Storm Peak Laboratory, CO. Desert Research Institute, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nevada Reno, ATMS 792, Meteorological Field Measurements.

Tarnay, L., M. Wetzel, R.D. Borys and R. Cooper, 1999: Regional versus local contributions to HNO3 mixing ratios in the Rocky Mountains of Northwestern Colorado. Desert Research Institute, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nevada Reno, ATMS 792, Meteorological Field Measurements.

1998

DiMartino, John, 1998: Is acidity of snow related to its rime ice content? Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, EAS472/1672 Environmental Field Project.

Gross, Jeff, 1998: Pollution transport and up valley airflow. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, EAS472/1672 Environmental Field Project.

Meyer, Maria C., 1998: Acidity of SPL clouds. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, EAS472/1672 Environmental Field Project.

Roque, Joanne, 1998: Visibility conditions in cloud and snow at SPL - January 1998. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, EAS472/1672 Environmental Field Project.

1995

Kannar, Edward, 1995: Cloud droplet formation and evaporation. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Murchison, Myrna, 1995: Cloud droplet properties and condensation nuclei reexamined.. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Pasquarella, Thomas, 1995: Pollution transport in slope flows. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Rathnam, Julian, 1995: Cloud droplet spectra: Comparison of impaction and electro-optical methods. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

1994

Calame, Lorraine, 1994: Properties of snowfall. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Campbell, Mechel, 1994: Properties of cloud droplets and cloud condensation nuclei. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Ibrahim, Vegen, 1994: Aerosol particles. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Kannar, Edward, 1994: Weather summary. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York

Kannar, Edward, 1994: Comparison of a manual and a semi-automatic droplet analysis method. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Najita, Theresa, 1994: Valley pollution at SPL? Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Rathnam, Julian K., 1994: New estimates of ice water contents. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

Thomas, Hugh, 1994: Analysis of liquid water contents using the bulk method and the integrated method. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York.

1993

Calame, Lorraine, 1993: Snowfall composition at SPL and SPL base. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Campbell, Mechel, 1993: Cloud liquid and ice water contents at SPL, January 1993. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Howard, Sandra, 1993: The north park chinook. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Kannar, Edward, 1993: Tree riming. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Kong, Kwan Yin, 1993: Weather summary. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Phillips, Octavio, 1993: Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

1992

Bector, Meenakshi, 1992: Valley temperature inversion and air pollution. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Camacho, Amparo, 1992: Vapor content of the atmosphere. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Kong, Kwan Yin, 1992: Weather summary. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Nicasio, Pedro, 1992: The chinook effect. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Suriel, Regina, 1992: Boiling points and melting points of water and salt solutions as a function of pressure. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Watts, Lamiel, 1992: Rime branch experiment. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

1991

Ahmad, Khalid, 1991: Cloud liquid water contents at SPL, January 1991. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Bajwa, Ajay, 1991: Cloud formation at SPL, January 1991. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Hogen, Richard, 1991: Visibilities within winter mountain clouds at SPL, January 1991. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Kong, Kwan Yin, 1991: Freezing drizzle at 10,500 feet, 13 January 1991 (Is it global warming???). Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.

Lee, Ressia, 1991: pH of cloud water at SPL, January 1991. Earth and Atmospheric Sciences Department, The City College of New York, Field Studies in Meteorology and Atmospheric Chemistry.