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Brian Gaudet

Computational Climate Science
Earth Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K9-30
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • Gaudet B.J., G. Garcia Medina, R. Krishnamurthy, L.M. Sheridan, Z. Yang, R.K. Newsom, and M.S. Pekour, et al. 2024. Assessing Impacts of Waves on Hub-Height Winds off the U.S. West Coast Using Lidar Buoys and Coupled Modeling Approaches. PNNL-35856. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Assessing Impacts of Waves on Hub-Height Winds off the U.S. West Coast Using Lidar Buoys and Coupled Modeling Approaches
  • Liu Y., B.J. Gaudet, R. Krishnamurthy, S. Tai, L.K. Berg, N. Bodini, and A. Rybchuk, et al. 2024. "Identifying meteorological drivers for errors in modeled winds along the Northern California Coast." Monthly Weather Review 152, no. 2:455-469. PNNL-SA-181692. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-23-0030.1
  • Sheridan L.M., R. Krishnamurthy, W.I. Gustafson, Y. Liu, B.J. Gaudet, N. Bodini, and R.K. Newsom, et al. 2024. "Offshore Low-Level Jet Observations and Model Representation Using Lidar Buoy Data off the California Coast." Wind Energy Science 9, no. 3:741-758. PNNL-SA-192096. doi:10.5194/wes-2023-152
  • Shrivastava M.B., J. Fan, Y. Zhang, Q.Z. Rasool, B. Zhao, J. Shen, and J. Pierce, et al. 2024. "Intense formation of secondary ultrafine particles from Amazonian vegetation fires and their invigoration of deep clouds and precipitation." One Earth 7, no. 6:1029-1043. PNNL-SA-185603. doi:10.1016/j.oneear.2024.05.015
  • Vandergrift G.W., D. Dexheimer, D. Zhang, Z. Cheng, N. Lata, M.M. Rogers, and M.B. Shrivastava, et al. 2024. "Tethered Balloon System and High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry Reveal Increased Organonitrates Aloft compared to Ground Level." Environmental Science & Technology 58, no. 23:10060-10071. PNNL-SA-192523. doi:10.1021/acs.est.4c02090


  • Gao D., B. Zhao, S. Wang, Y. Wang, B.J. Gaudet, Y. Zhu, and X. Wang, et al. 2023. "Increased importance of aerosol-cloud interactions for surface PM2.5 pollution relative to aerosol-radiation interactions in China with the anthropogenic emission reductions." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 23, no. 22:14359 - 14373. PNNL-SA-183362. doi:10.5194/acp-23-14359-2023
  • Krishnamurthy R., G. Garcia Medina, B.J. Gaudet, W.I. Gustafson, E.I. Kassianov, J. Liu, and R.K. Newsom, et al. 2023. "Year-long Buoy-Based Observations of the Air-Sea Transition Zone off the U.S. West Coast." Earth System Science Data 15, no. 12:5667-5699. PNNL-SA-182977. doi:10.5194/essd-15-5667-2023
  • Rasool Q.Z., M.B. Shrivastava, Y. Liu, B.J. Gaudet, and B. Zhao. 2023. "Modeling the Impact of the Organic Aerosol Phase State on Multiphase OH Reactive Uptake Kinetics and the Resultant Heterogeneous Oxidation Timescale of Organic Aerosol in the Amazon Rainforest." ACS Earth and Space Chemistry 7, no. 5:1009-1024. PNNL-SA-178543. doi:10.1021/acsearthspacechem.2c00366


  • Gaudet B.J., G. Garcia Medina, R. Krishnamurthy, W.J. Shaw, L.M. Sheridan, Z. Yang, and R.K. Newsom, et al. 2022. "Evaluation of coupled wind-wave model simulations of offshore winds in the Mid-Atlantic Bight using lidar-equipped buoys." Monthly Weather Review 150, no. 6:1377-1395. PNNL-SA-161940. doi:10.1175/MWR-D-21-0166.1
  • Sakaguchi K., L.K. Berg, J. Chen, J.D. Fast, R.K. Newsom, S. Tai, and Z. Yang, et al. 2022. "Determining Spatial Scales of Soil Moisture - Cloud Coupling Pathways using Semi-Idealized Simulations." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 127, no. 2:Art. No. e2021JD035282. PNNL-SA-162397. doi:10.1029/2021JD035282
  • Sheridan L.M., R. Krishnamurthy, G. Garcia Medina, B.J. Gaudet, W.I. Gustafson, A.M. Mahon, and W.J. Shaw, et al. 2022. "Offshore Reanalysis Wind Speed Assessment Across the Wind Turbine Rotor Layer off the United States Pacific Coast." Wind Energy Science 7, no. 5:2059-2084. PNNL-SA-169723. doi:10.5194/wes-7-2059-2022
  • Zhao B., J.D. Fast, M.B. Shrivastava, N.M. Donahue, Y. Gao, J.E. Shilling, and Y. Liu, et al. 2022. "Formation Process of Particles and Cloud Condensation Nuclei Over the Amazon Rainforest: The Role of Local and Remote New-Particle Formation." Geophysical Research Letters 49, no. 22:Art. No. e2022GL100940. PNNL-SA-177009. doi:10.1029/2022GL100940


  • Krishnamurthy R., G. Garcia Medina, B.J. Gaudet, A.M. Mahon, R.K. Newsom, W.J. Shaw, and L.M. Sheridan. 2021. "Potential of Offshore Wind Energy Off the Coast of California." In OCEANS 2021, September 20-23, San Diego, CA, 1-6. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-164552. doi:10.23919/OCEANS44145.2021.9705976
  • Zhao B., J.D. Fast, N.M. Donahue, M.B. Shrivastava, M. Schervish, J.E. Shilling, and H. Gordon, et al. 2021. "Impact of Urban Pollution on Organic-Mediated New-Particle Formation and Particle Number Concentration in the Amazon Rainforest." Environmental Science & Technology 55, no. 8:4357-4367. PNNL-SA-159901. doi:10.1021/acs.est.0c07465


  • Lai H., F. Zhang, E.E. Clothiaux, D.R. Stauffer, B.J. Gaudet, J. Verlinde, and D. Chen. 2020. "Modeling Arctic boundary layer cloud streets at grey-zone resolutions." Advances in Atmospheric Sciences 37, no. 1:42-56. PNNL-SA-147832. doi:10.1007/s00376-019-9105-y
  • Pal S., K.J. Davis, T. Lauvaux, E.V. Browell, B.J. Gaudet, D.R. Stauffer, and M. Obland, et al. 2020. "Observations of Greenhouse Gas Changes across Summer Frontal Boundaries in the Eastern United States." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 125, no. 5:Article No. e2019JD030526. PNNL-SA-144924. doi:10.1029/2019JD030526
  • Tai S., J.D. Fast, W.I. Gustafson, D. Chand, B.J. Gaudet, Z. Feng, and R.K. Newsom. 2020. "Simulation of Continental Shallow Cumulus Populations using an Observation-Constrained Cloud-System Resolving Model." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 12, no. 9:e2020MS002091. PNNL-SA-151559. doi:10.1029/2020MS002091
  • Zhao B., M.B. Shrivastava, N.M. Donahue, H. Gordon, M. Schervish, J.E. Shilling, and R.A. Zaveri, et al. 2020. "High concentration of ultrafine particles in the Amazon free troposphere produced by organic new particle formation." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 117, no. 41:25344-25351. PNNL-SA-155827. doi:10.1073/pnas.2006716117


  • Chen H., L.N. Zhang, F. Zhang, K.J. Davis, T. Lauvaux, S. Pal, and B.J. Gaudet, et al. 2019. "Evaluation of regional CO2 mole fractions in the ECMWF CAMS real-time atmospheric analysis and NOAA CarbonTracker Near-Real Time reanalysis with airborne observations from ACT-America field campaigns." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 124, no. 14:8119-8133. PNNL-SA-143670. doi:10.1029/2018JD029992

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