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Mikhail Pekour

Atmospheric Measurement & Data Sciences
Earth Scientist
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K9-30
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications

2018

  • Atkinson D.B., M.S. Pekour, D. Chand, J.G. Radney, K.R. Kolesar, Q. Zhang, and A. Setyan, et al. 2018. "Using spectral methods to obtain particle size information from optical data: applications to measurements from CARES 2010." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18, no. 8:5499-5514. PNNL-SA-134225. doi:10.5194/acp-18-5499-2018
  • Shaw W.J., M.S. Pekour, and R.K. Newsom. 2018. Lidar Buoy Data Analysis: Basic Assessment of Observed Conditions and Instrument Performance Off Virginia and New Jersey. PNNL-28058. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2017

  • Kassianov E.I., M.S. Pekour, C.J. Flynn, L.K. Berg, J. Beranek, A. Zelenyuk, and C. Zhao, et al. 2017. "Large Contribution of Coarse Mode to Aerosol Microphysical and Optical Properties: Evidence from Ground-based Observations of a Transpacific Dust Outbreak at a High-Elevation North American Site." Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences 74, no. 5:1431-1443. PNNL-SA-118075. doi:10.1175/JAS-D-16-0256.1
  • Martin S.T., S.T. Martin, P. Artaxo, L. Machado, A. Manzi, R. Augusto Ferreira de Souza, and C. Schumacher, et al. 2017. "The Green Ocean Amazon Experiement (GoAmazon2014/5) Observes Pollution Affecting Gases, Aerosols, Clouds and Rainfall over the Rain Forest." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 98, no. 5:981-980. PNNL-SA-121695. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00221.1
  • Rai R.K., L.K. Berg, B. Kosovic, J.D. Mirocha, M.S. Pekour, and W.J. Shaw. 2017. "Comparison of Measured and Numerically Simulated Turbulence Statistics in a Convective Boundary Layer over Complex Terrain." Boundary-Layer Meteorology 163, no. 1:69-89. PNNL-SA-115845. doi:10.1007/s10546-016-0217-y
  • Rai R.K., L.K. Berg, M.S. Pekour, W.J. Shaw, B. Kosovic, J.D. Mirocha, and B.L. Ennis. 2017. "Spatiotemporal variability of turbulence kinetic energy budgets in the convective boundary layer over both simple and complex terrain." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 56, no. 12:3285-3302. PNNL-SA-125867. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0124.1

2016

  • Berg L.K., J.D. Fast, J.C. Barnard, S. Burton, B. Cairns, D. Chand, and J.M. Comstock, et al. 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, no. 1:336-361. PNNL-SA-102905. doi:10.1002/2015JD023848
  • Cappa C., K.R. Kolesar, X. Zhang, D.B. Atkinson, M.S. Pekour, R.A. Zaveri, and A. Zelenyuk, et al. 2016. "Understanding the Optical Properties of Ambient Sub- and Supermicron Particulate Matter: Results from the CARES 2010 Field Study in Northern California." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16, no. 10:6511-6535. PNNL-SA-115205. doi:10.5194/acp-16-6511-2016
  • Collier S., S. Zhou, T.B. Onasch, D. Jaffe, L.I. Kleinman, A. Sedlacek, and N. Briggs, et al. 2016. "Regional Influence of Aerosol Emissions from Wildfires Driven by Combustion Efficiency: Insights from the BBOP Campaign." Environmental Science & Technology 50, no. 16:8613-8622. PNNL-SA-117435. doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b01617
  • 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

2015

  • Atkinson D.B., J.G. Radney, J. Lum, K.R. Kolesar, D.J. Cziczo, M.S. Pekour, and Q. Zhang, et al. 2015. "Aerosol optical hygroscopicity measurements during the 2010 CARES Campaign." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 15, no. 8:4045-4061. PNNL-SA-107647. doi:10.5194/acp-15-4045-2015
  • 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
  • Kassianov E.I., L.K. Berg, M.S. Pekour, C.J. Flynn, J.M. Tomlinson, D. Chand, and J.E. Shilling, et al. 2015. "Airborne Aerosol In situ Measurements during TCAP: A Closure Study of Total Scattering." Atmosphere 6, no. 8:1069-1101. PNNL-SA-110601. doi:10.3390/atmos6081069
  • Lupascu A., R.C. Easter, R.A. Zaveri, M.B. Shrivastava, M.S. Pekour, J.M. Tomlinson, and Q. Yang, et al. 2015. "Modeling particle nucleation and growth over northern California during the 2010 CARES campaign." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 15, no. 21:12283-12313. PNWD-SA-10502. doi:10.5194/acp-15-12283-2015

2014

  • Fast J.D., J.D. Allan, R. Bahreini, J.S. Craven, L. Emmons, R.A. Ferrare, and P.L. Hayes, et al. 2014. "Modeling regional aerosol and aerosol precursor variability over California and its sensitivity to emissions and long-range transport during the 2010 CalNex and CARES campaigns." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 14, no. 18:10013-10060. PNWD-SA-10309. doi:10.5194/acp-14-10013-2014
  • 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.
  • Kassianov E.I., J.C. Barnard, M.S. Pekour, L.K. Berg, J.E. Shilling, C.J. Flynn, and F. Mei, et al. 2014. "Simultaneous Retrieval of Effective Refractive Index and Density from Size Distribution and Light Scattering Data: Weakly-Absorbing Aerosol." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 7. PNNL-SA-101838. doi:10.5194/amt-7-3247-2014
  • 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
  • Schmid B., J.M. Tomlinson, J.M. Hubbe, J.M. Comstock, F. Mei, D. Chand, and M.S. Pekour, et al. 2014. "The DOE ARM Aerial Facility." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 95, no. 5:723-742. PNNL-SA-94604. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00040.1

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
  • Kassianov E.I., J.C. Barnard, M.S. Pekour, L.K. Berg, J.D. Fast, J.J. Michalsky, and K. Lantz, et al. 2013. "Temporal Variability of Aerosol Properties during TCAP: Impact on Radiative Forcing." In Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XVIII; and Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems XVI, September 23, 2013, Dresden, Germany. Proceedings of the SPIE, edited by A Comeron, et. al., 8890, Paper No. 88900O. Bellingham, Washington:SPIE Publishing. PNNL-SA-97934. doi:10.1117/12.2029355
  • Kassianov E.I., J.C. Barnard, M.S. Pekour, L.K. Berg, J.J. Michalsky, K. Lantz, and G.B. Hodges. 2013. "Do Diurnal Aerosol Changes Affect Daily Average Radiative Forcing?." Geophysical Research Letters 40, no. 12:3265-3269. PNNL-SA-94968. doi:10.1002/grl.50567
  • Yang Q., L.K. Berg, M.S. Pekour, J.D. Fast, R.K. Newsom, M. Stoelinga, and C. Finley. 2013. "Evaluation of WRF predicted near hub-height winds and ramp events over a Pacific Northwest site with complex terrain." Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology 52, no. 8:1753-1763. PNNL-SA-91078. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-12-0267.1

2012

  • Berg L.K., M.S. Pekour, and D.A. Nelson. 2012. Description of the Columbia Basin Wind Energy Study (CBWES). PNNL-22036. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Fast J.D., W.I. Gustafson, L.K. Berg, W.J. Shaw, M.S. Pekour, M.B. Shrivastava, and J.C. Barnard, et al. 2012. "Transport and Mixing Patterns over Central California during the Carbonaceous Aerosol and Radiative Effects Study (CARES)." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 12, no. 4:1759-1783. PNNL-SA-83353. doi:10.5194/acp-12-1759-2012
  • Kassianov E.I., M.S. Pekour, and J.C. Barnard. 2012. "Aerosols in Central California: Unexpectedly Large Contribution of Coarse Mode to Aerosol Radiative Forcing." Geophysical Research Letters 39. PNNL-SA-89549. doi:10.1029/2012GL053469
  • Pekour M.S., B. Schmid, D. Chand, J.M. Hubbe, C.D. Kluzek, D.A. Nelson, and J.M. Tomlinson, et al. 2012. "Development of a new airborne humidigraph system." Aerosol Science and Technology 47, no. 2:201-207. PNNL-SA-89309. doi:10.1080/02786826.2012.741274
  • Zaveri R.A., W.J. Shaw, D.J. Cziczo, B. Schmid, R. Ferrare, M.L. Alexander, and M. Alexandrov, et al. 2012. "Overview of the 2010 Carbonaceous Aerosols and Radiative Effects Study (CARES)." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 12, no. 16:7647-7687. PNNL-SA-84648. doi:10.5194/acp-12-7647-2012

2011

  • Chen M., Q. Zhuang, D. Cook, R.L. Coulter, M.S. Pekour, R.L. Scott, and J.W. Munger, et al. 2011. "Quantification of terrestrial ecosystem carbon dynamics in the conterminous United States combining a process-based biogeochemical model and MODIS and AmeriFlux data." Biogeosciences 8, no. 9:2665-2688. PNNL-SA-82923. doi:10.5194/bg-8-2665-2011
  • Chen M., Q. Zhuang, D.R. Cook, R.L. Coulter, M.S. Pekour, R.L. Scott, and J.W. Munger, et al. 2011. "Quantification of Terrestrial Ecosystem Carbon Dynamics in the Conterminous United States Combining a Process-Based Biogeochemical Model and MODIS and AmeriFlux data." Biogeosciences 8, no. 9:2665-2688. PNNL-SA-77106. doi:10.5194/bg-8-2665-2011
  • Hiranuma N., M. Kohn, M.S. Pekour, D.A. Nelson, J.E. Shilling, and D.J. Cziczo. 2011. "Droplet activation, separation, and compositional analysis: Laboratory studies and atmospheric measurements." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 4, no. 1:691-713. PNNL-SA-76684. doi:10.5194/amtd-4-691-2011
  • Kassianov E.I., J.C. Barnard, M.S. Pekour, C.J. Flynn, R. Ferrare, C.A. Hostetler, and J. Hair, et al. 2011. "Remote Sensing of Aerosol Properties during CARES." In Proceedings of the SPIE: Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XVI, September 21, 2011, Prague, Czech Republic, edited by EI Kassianov, 8177, Paper No. 81770J. Bellingham, Washington:SPIE. PNNL-SA-83337. doi:10.1117/12.897407
  • 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
  • Pekour M.S., and D.J. Cziczo. 2011. "Wake Capture, Particle Breakup, and Other Artifacts Associated with Counterflow Virtual Impaction." Aerosol Science and Technology 45, no. 6:748-754. PNNL-SA-75171. doi:10.1080/02786826.2011.558942

2010

  • Bamberger J.A., M.S. Greenwood, B.D. Lawler, S.K. Sundaram, E.B. Baer, B.K. Hatchell, and D.F. Hopkins, et al. 2010. "EVALUATING CONCENTRATION PROFILES DURING UNSTEADY MIXING." In Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition 2009 (IMECE2009), November 13-19, 2009, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, 8, 1-10. New York, New York:American Society of Mechanical Engineers. PNNL-SA-67923.
  • Zaveri R.A., C.M. Berkowitz, F.J. Brechtel, M.K. Gilles, J.M. Hubbe, J.T. Jayne, and L.I. Kleinman, et al. 2010. "Nighttime chemical evolution of aerosol and trace gases in a power plant plume: Implications for secondary organic nitrate and organosulfate aerosol formation, NO3 radical chemistry, and N2O5 heterogeneous hydrolysis." Journal of Geophysical Research. D. (Atmospheres) 115. PNNL-SA-68336. doi:10.1029/2009JD013250

2009

  • Chapman E.G., J.C. Barnard, F.C. Rutz, M.S. Pekour, J.P. Rishel, and W.J. Shaw. 2009. Dust Plume Modeling from Ranges and Maneuver Areas on Fort Bliss and the White Sands Missile Range: Final Report. PNNL-18387. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Chapman E.G., W.I. Gustafson, R.C. Easter, J.C. Barnard, S.J. Ghan, M.S. Pekour, and J.D. Fast. 2009. "Coupling Aerosol-Cloud-Radiative Processes in the WRF-Chem Model: Investigating the Radiative Impact of Elevated Point Sources." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 9, no. 3:945-964. PNNL-SA-60549.
  • Fast J.D., A. Aiken, J.D. Allan, M.L. Alexander, T. Campos, M.R. Canagaratna, and E.G. Chapman, et al. 2009. "Evaluating Simulated Primary Anthropogenic and Biomass Burning Organic Aerosols during MILAGRO: Implications for Assessing Treatments of Secondary Organic Aerosols." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 9, no. 16:6191-6215. PNNL-SA-63810.
  • Meyer P.A., J.A. Bamberger, C.W. Enderlin, J.A. Fort, B.E. Wells, S.K. Sundaram, and P.A. Scott, et al. 2009. Pulse Jet Mixing Tests With Noncohesive Solids. PNNL-18098. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2008

  • de Foy B., J.D. Fast, S.J. Paech, D. Phillips, D. Phillips, J.T. Walters, and R.L. Coulter, et al. 2008. "Basin-Scale Wind Transport during the MILAGRO Field Campaign and Comparison to Climatology Using Cluster Analysis." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 8, no. 5:1209-1224. PNNL-SA-57158.

2007

  • Berg L.K., and M.S. Pekour. 2007. RDCDS Meteorologoical Component Quick Installation Guide. PNNL-17107. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Doran J.C., J.C. Barnard, W.P. Arnott, R. Cary, R.L. Coulter, J.D. Fast, and E.I. Kassianov, et al. 2007. "The T1-T2 Study: Evolution of Aerosol Properties Downwind of Mexico City." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 7, no. 6:1585-1598. PNNL-SA-53382.
  • Pekour M.S., and L.K. Berg. 2007. Description of the RDCDS Meteorological Component. PNNL-17106. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Shaw W.J., M.S. Pekour, R.L. Coulter, T.J. Martin, J. Walters, and J. Walters. 2007. "The Daytime Mixed Layer Observed by Radiosonde, Profiler, and LIDAR during MILAGRO." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 7. PNNL-SA-57197.

2006

  • Kallistratova M.A., R. Kouznetsov, M.S. Pekour, V. Yushkov, and A. Svertilov. 2006. "Comparison of Wind Fields in the ABL over Big City and Nearby Rural Site by Simultaneous Sodar Measurements." In International Symposium for the Advancement of Boundary Layer Remote Sensing, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, July 17-20, 2006, edited by Stefan Emeis, 106-108. Karlsruhe:Institut fur Meteorologie und Klimaforschung. PNNL-SA-51527.
  • Pekour M.S., M.L. Wesely, D.R. Cook, and T.J. Martin. 2006. "A Study of the Recursive Filter for Computing Scalar Eddy Covariances." Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 136, no. 3-4:101-107. PNNL-SA-46916. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2004.12.011

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