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Fan Mei

Atmospheric Measurement & Data Sciences
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K4-28
Richland, WA 99352

Research Interests

  • Atmospheric science
  • Aerosol science and technology
  • Cloud properties and climate change

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D -- Washington University in St. Louis
  • B.S. -- Tsinghua University, China

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • AAAR
  • AGU

PNNL Publications


  • Berg LK, JD Fast, JC Barnard, S Burton, B Cairns, D Chand, JM Comstock, S Dunagan, RA Ferrare, CJ Flynn, J Hair, CA Hostetler, JM Hubbe, A Jefferson, R Johnson, EI Kassianov, CD Kluzek, P Kollias, K Lamer, K Lantz, F Mei, MA Miller, J Michalsky, I Ortega, MS Pekour, R Rogers, P Russell, J Redemann, A Sedlacek, M Segal Rozenhaimer, B Schmid, JE Shilling, Y Shinozuka, SR Springston, JM Tomlinson, M Tyrrell, J Wilson, RM Volkamer, A Zelenyuk, and CM Berkowitz. 2016. "The Two-Column Aerosol Project: Phase I - Overview and Impact of Elevated Aerosol Layers on Aerosol Optical Depth." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 121(1):336-361.  doi:10.1002/2015JD023848
  • Cecchini MA, LAT Machado, JM Comstock, F Mei, J Wang, J Fan, JM Tomlinson, B Schmid, R Albrecht, ST Martin, and P Artaxo. 2016. "Impacts of the Manaus pollution plume on the microphysical properties of Amazonian warm-phase clouds in the wet season." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16(11):7029-7041.  doi:10.5194/acp-16-7029-2016
  • Thompson DR, I McCubbin, BC Gao, RO Green, AA Matthews, F Mei, KG Meyer, S Platnick, B Schmid, JM Tomlinson, and E Wilcox. 2016. "Measuring cloud thermodynamic phase with shortwave infrared imaging spectroscopy." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 121(15):9174-9190.  doi:10.1002/2016JD024999
  • Zhou S, S Collier, J Xu, F Mei, J Wang, YN Lee, A Sedlacek, SR Springston, Y Sun, and Q Zhang. 2016. "Influences of Upwind Emission Sources and Atmospheric Processing on Aerosol Chemistry and Properties at a Rural Location in the Northeastern US." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 121(10):6049-6065.  doi:10.1002/2015JD024568


  • Parworth C, JD Fast, F Mei, TR Shippert, C Sivaraman, A Tilp, T Watson, and Q Zhang. 2015. "Long-term Measurements of Submicrometer Aerosol Chemistry at the Southern Great Plains (SGP) Using an Aerosol Chemical Speciation Monitor (ACSM)." Atmospheric Environment 106:43-55.  doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.01.060


  • Kassianov EI, JC Barnard, MS Pekour, LK Berg, JE Shilling, CJ Flynn, F Mei, and A Jefferson. 2014. "Simultaneous Retrieval of Effective Refractive Index and Density from Size Distribution and Light Scattering Data: Weakly-Absorbing Aerosol." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 7:3247-3261.  doi:10.5194/amt-7-3247-2014
  • Schmid B, JM Tomlinson, JM Hubbe, JM Comstock, F Mei, D Chand, MS Pekour, CD Kluzek, E Andrews, S Biraud, and G McFarquhar. 2014. "The DOE ARM Aerial Facility." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 95(5):723-742.  doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00040.1


  • Mei F, A Setyan, Q Zhang, and JX Wang. 2013. "CCN Activity of Organic Aerosols Observed Downwind of Urban Emissions during CARES." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 13(24):1215512169.  doi:10.5194/acp-13-12155-2013
  • Mei F, PL Hayes, A Ortega, JW Taylor, JD Allan, J Gilman, WC Kuster, JA de Gouw, JL Jimenez, and J Wang. 2013. "Droplet Activation Properties of Organic Aerosols Observed at an Urban Site during CalNex-LA." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 118(7):29032917.  doi:10.1002/jgrd.50285

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