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Julia Flaherty

Earth System Measuremts & Data
Environmental Engineer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K9-24
Richland, WA 99352

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., Environmental Engineering, Washington State University
  • B.S., Civil Engineering with an Environmental Emphasis, Washington State University

Affiliations and Professional Service

PNNL Publications




  • Pease L.F., T. Salsbury, K.K. Anderson, R.M. Underhill, J.E. Flaherty, E. Vlachokostas, and C. Burns, et al. 2022. "Size Dependent Infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 via Respiratory Droplets Spread through Central Ventilation Systems." International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer 132. PNNL-SA-161825. doi:10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2021.105748
  • Sheridan L.M., C. Phillips, A.C. Orrell, L.K. Berg, H. Tinnesand, R.K. Rai, and S. Zisman, et al. 2022. "Validation of Wind Resource and Energy Production Simulations for Small Wind Turbines in the United States." Wind Energy Science 7, no. 2:659-676. PNNL-SA-166869. doi:10.5194/wes-7-659-2022
  • Vlachokostas E., C. Burns, T. Salsbury, R.C. Daniel, D.P. James, J.E. Flaherty, and N. Wang, et al. 2022. "Experimental Evaluation of Respiratory Droplet Spread to Rooms Connected by a Central Ventilation System." Indoor Air 32, no. 1:Art. No. e12940. PNNL-SA-162537. doi:10.1111/ina.12940


  • Pease L.F., N. Wang, T. Salsbury, R.M. Underhill, J.E. Flaherty, E. Vlachokostas, and G.R. Kulkarni, et al. 2021. "Investigation of Potential Aerosol Transmission and Infectivity of SARS-CoV-2 through Central Ventilation Systems Building and Environment." Building and Environment 197. PNNL-SA-156558. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2021.107633


  • Yu X., J.M. Barnett, B.G. Amidan, K.P. Recknagle, J.E. Flaherty, E.J. Antonio, and J.A. Glissmeyer. 2018. "Evaluation of Nitrous Oxide as a Substitute for Sulfur Hexafluoride to Reduce Global Warming Impacts of ANSI/HPS N13.1 Gaseous Uniformity Testing." Atmospheric Environment 176. PNNL-SA-128014. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.12.015


  • Glissmeyer J.A., J.E. Flaherty, and M.S. Pekour. 2014. "Air Sample Conditioner Helps the Waste Treatment Plant Meet Emissions Standards." In WM Symposia (WM2014): 40 Years of Meeting Global Radioactive Waste Management Challenges, March 2-6, 2015, Phoenix, Arizona, Paper No. 14646. Tempe, Arizona:Waste Management Symposia. PNNL-SA-99376.
  • Newsom R.K., L.K. Berg, M.S. Pekour, J.D. Fast, Q. Xu, P. Zhang, and Q. Yang, et al. 2014. "Evaluation of Single-Doppler Radar Wind Retrievals in Flat and Complex Terrain." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 53, no. 8:1920-1931. PNNL-SA-97861. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-13-0297.1


  • Deng L., S.A. McFarlane, and J.E. Flaherty. 2013. "Characteristics Associated with the Madden-Julian Oscillation at Manus Island." Journal of Climate 26, no. 10:3342-3356. PNNL-SA-80320. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00312.1
  • McFarlane S.A., C.N. Long, and J.E. Flaherty. 2013. "A Climatology of Surface Cloud Radiative Effects at the ARM Tropical Western Pacific Sites." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 52, no. 4:996-1013. PNNL-SA-89006. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-12-0189.1


  • Mioduszewski J.R., X. Yu, V.R. Morris, C.M. Berkowitz, and J.E. Flaherty. 2011. "In-Situ Monitoring of Trace Gases in a Non-Urban Environment." Atmospheric Pollution Research 2, no. 1:89-98. PNNL-SA-62683. doi:10.5094/APR.2011.011


  • Hanna S.R., E. Baja, J.E. Flaherty, and K.J. Allwine. 2008. "USE OF TRACER DATA FROM THE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN 2005 FIELD EXPERIMENT TO TEST A SIMPLE URBAN DISPERSION MODEL." In 15th Joint Conference on the Applications of Air Pollution Meteorology with the Air & Waste Management Association, Paper No. 4.1. Boston, Massachusetts:American Meteorological Society. PNNL-SA-58750.


  • Allwine K.J., K.L. Clawson, J.E. Flaherty, J.H. Heiser, R.P. Hosker, M.J. Leach, and L.W. stockham. 2007. "Urban Dispersion Program: Urban Measurements Applied to Emergency Response." In American Meteorological Society's Seventh Symposium on the Urban Environment, 10-13 September 2007, San Diego, CA. Boston, Massachusetts:American Meteorological Society. PNNL-SA-56902. Urban Dispersion Program: Urban Measurements Applied to Emergency Response
  • Doran J.C., K.J. Allwine, J.E. Flaherty, K.L. Clawson, and R.G. Carter. 2007. "Characteristics of Puff Dispersion in an Urban Environment." Atmospheric Environment 41, no. 16:3440-3452. PNNL-SA-50920. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2006.12.029
  • Flaherty J.E., B.K. Lamb, K.J. Allwine, and E.J. Allwine. 2007. "Vertical Tracer Concentration Profiles Measured During the Joint Urban 2003 Dispersion Study." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 46, no. 12:2019-2037. PNNL-SA-46442. doi:10.1175/2006JAMC1305.1
  • Flaherty J.E., D.E. Stock, and B.K. Lamb. 2007. "Computational Fluid Dynamic Simulations of Plume Dispersion in Urban Oklahoma City." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 46, no. 12:2110-2126. PNNL-SA-46440. doi:10.1175/2006JAMC1306.1
  • Flaherty J.E., K.J. Allwine, M.J. Brown, W.J. Coirier, W.J. Coirier, S.C. Ericson, and O.R. Hansen, et al. 2007. "Evaluation study of building-resolved urban dispersion models." In 7th Symposium on the Urban Environment, 10-13 September 2007, San Diego, CA. Boston, Massachusetts:American Meteorological Society. PNNL-SA-56788. Evaluation study of building-resolved urban dispersion models


  • Sullivan T.M., J.H. Heiser, T. Watson, K.J. Allwine, and J.E. Flaherty. 2006. "Perfluorocarbon Gas Tracer Studies to Support Risk Assessment Modeling of Critical Infrastructure Subjected to Terrorist Attacks." In NATO Advanced Research Workshop, Computational Models of Risks to Infrastructure: NATO Science for Peace and Security Series - D: Information and Communication Security, edited by D. Skanata and D.M. Byrd, 13, 98-110. Amsterdam:IOS Press. PNNL-SA-49898.

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