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Gourihar

Gourihar Kulkarni

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

Research Interests

  • Aerosol-cloud interactions and their representation in climate models
  • Ice nucleation and formation parameterizations
  • CFD modeling of atmospheric sampling instruments
  • Atmospheric research instrumentation

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences, University of Leeds, UK
  • M.S., Computational Fluid Dynamics, University of Leeds, UK
  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Karnataka University, India

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Member, American Geophysical Union
  • Member, National Society of Professional Engineers

PNNL Publications

2018

  • Kulkarni G.R. 2018. "Immersion freezing of total ambient aerosols and ice residuals." Atmosphere 9, no. 2:Article No. 55. PNNL-SA-127607. doi:10.3390/atmos9020055

2016

  • Garimella S., T.B. Kristensen, K. Ignatius, A. Welti, J. Voigtlander, G.R. Kulkarni, and F. Sagan, et al. 2016. "The SPectrometer for Ice Nuclei (SPIN): an instrument to investigate ice nucleation." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 9, no. 7:2781-2795. PNNL-SA-119306. doi:10.5194/amt-9-2781-2016
  • Hiranuma N., O. Mohler, G.R. Kulkarni, M. Schnaiter, S. Vogt, P. Vochezer, and E. Jarvinen, et al. 2016. "Development and characterization of an ice-selecting pumped counterflow virtual impactor (IS-PCVI) to study ice crystal residuals." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 9, no. 8:3817-3836. PNNL-SA-120887. doi:10.5194/amt-9-3817-2016
  • Kulkarni G.R., S. China, S. Liu, M.I. Nandasiri, N. Sharma, J.M. Wilson, and A.C. Aiken, et al. 2016. "Ice nucleation activity of diesel soot particles at Cirrus relevant conditions: Effects of hydration, secondary organics coating, hydration, soot morphology, and coagulation." Geophysical Research Letters 43, no. 7:3580-3588. PNNL-SA-113363. doi:10.1002/2016GL068707
  • Twohy C.H., G.R. McMeeking, P.J. DeMott, C. McCluskey, T.J. Hill, S.M. Burrows, and G.R. Kulkarni, et al. 2016. "Abundance of fluorescent biological aerosol particles at temperatures conducive to the formation of mixed-phase and cirrus clouds." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16, no. 13:8205-8225. PNNL-SA-115217. doi:10.5194/acp-16-8205-2016

2015

  • China S., G.R. Kulkarni, B. Scarnatio, N. Sharma, M.S. Pekour, J.E. Shilling, and J.M. Wilson, et al. 2015. "Morphology Of Diesel Soot Residuals From Supercooled Water Droplets And Ice Crystals: Implications For Optical Properties." Environmental Research Letters 10. PNNL-SA-112661. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/11/114010
  • Hiranuma N., S. Augustin-Bauditz, H. Bingemer, C. Budke, J. Curtius, A. Danielczok, and K. Diehl, et al. 2015. "A comprehensive laboratory study on the immersion freezing behavior of illite NX particles: a comparison of 17 ice nucleation measurement techniques." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 15, no. 5:2489-2518. PNNL-SA-104923. doi:10.5194/acp-15-2489-2015
  • Kulkarni G.R., K. Zhang, C. Zhao, M.I. Nandasiri, V. Shutthanandan, X. Liu, and J.D. Fast, et al. 2015. "Ice formation on nitric acid coated dust particles: Laboratory and modeling studies." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 120, no. 15:7682-7698. PNNL-SA-105539. doi:10.1002/2014JD022637
  • Kulkarni G.R., M.I. Nandasiri, A. Zelenyuk, J. Beranek, N. Madaan, A. Devaraj, and V. Shutthanandan, et al. 2015. "Effects Of Crystallographic Properties On The Ice Nucleation Properties Of Volcanic Ash Particles." Geophysical Research Letters 42, no. 8:3048-3055. PNNL-SA-109130. doi:10.1002/2015GL063270

2014

  • Hiranuma N., M. Paukert, I. Steinke, K. Zhang, G.R. Kulkarni, C. Hoose, and M. Schnaiter, et al. 2014. "A Comprehensive Parameterization of Heterogeneous Ice Nucleation of Dust Surrogate: Laboratory Study with Hematite Particles and Its Application to Atmospheric Models." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 14, no. 23:13145-13158. PNNL-SA-102858. doi:10.5194/acp-14-13145-2014
  • Hiranuma N., N. Hoffmann, A. Kiselev, A. Dreyer, K. Zhang, G.R. Kulkarni, and T. Koop, et al. 2014. "Influence of surface morphology on the immersion mode ice nucleation efficiency of hematite particles." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 14, no. 5:2315-2324. PNNL-SA-97693. doi:10.5194/acp-14-2315-2014
  • Kulkarni G.R., C.N. Sanders, K. Zhang, X. Liu, and C. Zhao. 2014. "Ice Nucleation of Bare and Sulfuric Acid-coated Mineral Dust Particles and Implication for Cloud Properties." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 119, no. 16:999310011. PNNL-SA-94976. doi:10.1002/2014JD021567

2013

  • Friedman B., A. Zelenyuk, J. Beranek, G.R. Kulkarni, M.S. Pekour, A.G. Hallar, and I. McCubbin, et al. 2013. "Aerosol measurements at a high-elevation site: composition, size, and cloud condensation nuclei activity." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 13, no. 23:11839-11851. PNNL-SA-91113. doi:10.5194/acp-13-11839-2013

2012

  • Anheier N.C., B.D. Cannon, G.R. Kulkarni, J.T. Munley, D.A. Nelson, H. Qiao, and J.R. Phillips. 2012. "Safeguards Verification Measurements using Laser Ablation, Absorbance Ratio Spectrometry in Gaseous Centrifuge Enrichment Plants." In 53rd Annual Meeting of the Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM 53), July 15-19, 2012, Orlando, Florida, 2, 860-869. Deerfield, Illinois:Institute of Nuclear Materials Management. PNNL-SA-89050.
  • Baustian K.J., D.J. Cziczo, M.A. Wise, K. Pratt, G.R. Kulkarni, A.G. Hallar, and M.A. Tolbert. 2012. "Importance of aerosol composition, mixing state, and morphology for heterogeneous ice nucleation: A combined field and laboratory approach." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 117. PNNL-SA-87580. doi:10.1029/2011JD016784
  • Kulkarni G.R. 2012. "Separating Cloud Forming Nuclei from Interstitial Aerosol." In Atmospheric Aerosols - Regional Characteristics - Chemistry and Physics. Manhattan, New York:InTech. PNNL-SA-88821.
  • Kulkarni G.R., and G.L. Kok. 2012. Mobile Ice Nucleus Spectrometer. PNNL-21384. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Kulkarni G.R., J. Fan, J.M. Comstock, X. Liu, and M. Ovchinnikov. 2012. "Laboratory Measurements and Model Sensitivity Studies of Dust Deposition Ice Nucleation." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 12, no. 16:7295-7308. PNNL-SA-83107. doi:10.5194/acp-12-7295-2012

2011

  • Friedman B.J., G.R. Kulkarni, J. Beranek, A. Zelenyuk, J.A. Thornton, and D.J. Cziczo. 2011. "Ice Nucleation and Droplet Formation by Bare and Coated Black Carbon Particles." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 116. PNNL-SA-79084. doi:10.1029/2011jd015999
  • Friedman B.J., G.R. Kulkarni, J. Beranek, A. Zelenyuk, J.A. Thornton, and D.J. Cziczo. 2011. "Ice Nucleation and Droplet Formation by Bare and Coated Soot Particles." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 116. PNNL-SA-82777. doi:10.1029/2011JD015999
  • Kulkarni G.R., M.S. Pekour, A. Afchine, D.M. Murphy, and D.J. Cziczo. 2011. "Comparison of experimental and numerical studies of the performance characteristics of a pumped counterflow virtual impactor." Aerosol Science and Technology 45, no. 3:382-392. PNNL-SA-69934. doi:10.1080/02786826.2010.539291

2010

  • Kulkarni G.R., and S. Dobbie. 2010. "Ice nucleation properties of mineral dust particles: Determination of onset RHi, IN active fraction, nucleation time-lag, and the effect of active sites on contact angles." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 10, no. 1:95-105. PNNL-SA-65434. doi:10.5194/acp-10-95-2010

2009

  • Kulkarni G.R., S. Dobbie, and J. McQuaid. 2009. "A new thermal gradient ice nucleation diffusion chamber instrument: design, development and first results using Saharan mineral dust." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 2. PNNL-SA-65700. doi:10.5194/amt-2-221-2009

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