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Ben

Ben Kravitz

Advanced Study & Development
Post Doctorate RA B
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K9-24
Richland, WA 99352

Research Interests

  • Climate modeling
  • Geoengineering
  • Aerosol radiative forcing
  • Dynamical control

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., 2011, Rutgers University, Atmospheric Science
  • M.S., 2009, Rutgers University, Atmospheric Science
  • M.S., 2007, Purdue University, Mathematics
  • B.A., 2004, Northwestern University, Mathematics

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • American Geophysical Union
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

PNNL Publications

2014

  • Kravitz BS, D MacMartin, DT Leedal, PJ Rasch, and A Jarvis. 2014. "Explicit Feedback and the Management of Uncertainty in Meeting Climate Objectives with Solar Geoengineering." Environmental Research Letters 9(4):Article No. 044006.  doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/4/044006
  • Berdahl M, A Robock, D Ji, J Moore, A Jones, BS Kravitz, and S Watanabe. 2014. "Arctic Cryosphere Response in the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project G3 and G4 Scenarios." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 119(3):1308-1321.  doi:10.1002/2013JD020627
  • Curry CL, J Sillmann, D Bronaugh, K Alterskjaer, JN Cole, D Ji, BS Kravitz, JE Kristjansson, J Moore, HO Muri, U Niemeier, A Robock, S Tilmes, and S Yang. 2014. "A Multimodel Examination of Climate Extremes in an Idealized Geoengineering Experiment." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 119(7):3900-3923.  doi:10.1002/2013JD020648
  • Huneeus N, O Boucher, K Alterskjaer, JN Cole, CL Curry, D Ji, A Jones, BS Kravitz, JE Kristjansson, J Moore, HO Muri, U Niemeier, PJ Rasch, A Robock, B Singh, H Schmidt, M Schulz, S Tilmes, S Watanabe, and JH Yoon. 2014. "Forcings and Feedbacks in the GeoMIP Ensemble for a Reduction in Solar Irradiance and Increase in CO2." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 119(9):5226-5239.  doi:10.1002/2013JD021110
  • MacMartin D, BS Kravitz, D Keith, and A Jarvis. 2014. "Dynamics of the Coupled Human-climate System Resulting from Closed-loop Control of Solar Geoengineering." Climate Dynamics 43(1-2):243-258.  doi:10.1007/s00382-013-1822-9
  • Moore J, A Rinke, X Yu, D Ji, X Cui, YH Li, K Alterskjaer, JE Kristjansson, HO Muri, O Boucher, N Huneeus, BS Kravitz, A Robock, U Niemeier, M Schulz, S Tilmes, S Watanabe, and S Yang. 2014. "Arctic Sea Ice and Atmospheric Circulation under the GeoMIP G1 Scenario." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 119(2):567-583.  doi:10.1002/2013JD021060
  • Pitari G, V Aquila, BS Kravitz, A Robock, S Watanabe, I Cionni, N De Luca, G Di Genova, E Mancini, and S Tilmes. 2014. "Stratospheric Ozone Response to Sulfate Geoengineering: Results from the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP)." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 119(5):2629-2653.  doi:10.1002/2013JD020566

2013

  • Kravitz BS, A Robock, and P Irvine. 2013. "Robust Results from Climate Model Simulations of Geoengineering." Eos 94(33):292.  doi:10.1002/2013EO330005
  • Kravitz BS, A Robock, P Forster, J Haywood, MG Lawrence, and H Schmidt. 2013. "An Overview of the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP)." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 118(23):13,103-13,107.  doi:10.1002/2013JD020569
  • Kravitz BS, P Forster, A Jones, A Robock, K Alterskjaer, O Boucher, A Jenkins, H Korhonen, JE Kristjansson, HO Muri, U Niemeier, AI Partanen, PJ Rasch, H Wang, and S Watanabe. 2013. "Sea Spray Geoengineering Experiments in the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP): Experimental Design and Preliminary Results." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 118(19):11,175-11,186.  doi:10.1002/jgrd.50856
  • Kravitz BS. 2013. "Climate Engineering with Stratospheric Aerosols and Associated Engineering Parameters." In Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2012 Symposium, September 13-15, 2012, Warren, Michigan, pp. 29-35.  National Academies Press, Washington DC. 
  • Jones A, J Haywood, K Alterskjaer, O Boucher, JN Cole, CL Curry, P Irvine, D Ji, BS Kravitz, JE Kristjansson, J Moore, U Niemeier, A Robock, H Schmidt, B Singh, S Tilmes, S Watanabe, and JH Yoon. 2013. "The Impact of Abrupt Suspension of Solar Radiation Management (Termination Effect) in Experiment G2 of the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP)." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 118(17):9743-9752.  doi:10.1002/jgrd.50762
  • Kravitz BS, K Caldeira, O Boucher, A Robock, PJ Rasch, K Alterskjaer, D Bou Karam, JN Cole, CL Curry, J Haywood, P Irvine, D Ji, A Jones, JE Kristjansson, D Lunt, J Moore, U Niemeier, H Schmidt, M Schulz, B Singh, S Tilmes, S Watanabe, S Yang, and JH Yoon. 2013. "Climate Model Response from the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP)." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 118(15):8320-8332.  doi:10.1002/jgrd.50646
  • Kravitz BS, PJ Rasch, P Forster, T Andrews, JN Cole, P Irvine, D Ji, JE Kristjansson, J Moore, HO Muri, U Niemeier, A Robock, B Singh, S Tilmes, S Watanabe, and JH Yoon. 2013. "An Energetic Perspective on Hydrologic Cycle Changes in the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 118(23):13,087-13,102.  doi:10.1002/2013JD020502
  • Schneider K, J Silverman, BS Kravitz, T Rivlin, A Schneider-Mor, S Barbosa, M Byrne, and K Caldeira. 2013. "Inorganic Carbon Turnover caused by Digestion of Carbonate Sands and Metabolic Activity of Holothurians." Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 133:217-223.  doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2013.08.029
  • Tilmes S, J Fasullo, JF Lamarque, D Marsh, M Mills, K Alterskjaer, HO Muri, JE Kristjansson, O Boucher, M Schulz, JN Cole, CL Curry, A Jones, J Haywood, P Irvine, D Ji, J Moore, D Bou Karam, BS Kravitz, PJ Rasch, B Singh, JH Yoon, U Niemeier, H Schmidt, A Robock, S Yang, and S Watanabe. 2013. "The Hydrological Impact of Geoengineering in the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP)." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 118(19):11,036-11,058.  doi:10.1002/jgrd.50868

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