Publications


Papers in bold are “Highly Cited Papers” (Top 1% in their fields) according to ISI Web of Science

*denotes group advisees

2018

  • Schmale J., S. Arnold, K.S. Law, T. Thorp, S. Anenberg, W.R. Simpson, J. Mao, K.A. Pratt: Local Arctic air pollution: A neglected but serious problem, Earth’s Future, 2018.
  • Brune, W. H., Ren, X., Zhang, L., Mao, J., Miller, D. O., Anderson, B. E., Blake, D. R., Cohen, R. C., Diskin, G. S., Hall, S. R., Hanisco, T. F., Huey, L. G., Nault, B. A., Peischl, J., Pollack, I., Ryerson, T. B., Shingler, T., Sorooshian, A., Ullmann, K., Wisthaler, A., and Wooldridge, P. J.: Atmospheric Oxidation in the Presence of Clouds during the Deep Convective Clouds and Chemistry (DC3) Study, Atmos. Chem. Phys., in press, 2018.
  • Schnell, J. L., Naik, V., Horowitz, L. W., Paulot, F., Mao, J., Ginoux, P., Zhao, M., and Ram, K.: Exploring the relationship between surface PM2.5 and meteorology in Northern India, Atmos. Chem. Phys., in press, 2018.
  • Li, J. *, J. Mao, J., Fiore, A. M., Cohen, R. C., Crounse, J. D., Teng, A. P., Wennberg, P. O., Lee, B. H., Lopez-Hilfiker, F. D., Thornton, J. A., Peischl, J., Pollack, I. B., Ryerson, T. B., Veres, P., Roberts, J. M., Neuman, J. A., Nowak, J. B., Wolfe, G. M., Hanisco, T. F., Fried, A., Singh, H. B., Dibb, J., Paulot, F., and Horowitz, L. W.: Decadal changes in summertime reactive oxidized nitrogen and surface ozone over the Southeast United States, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 2341-2361, 10.5194/acp-18-2341-2018, 2018. (link)
  • Mao, J., Carlton, A., Cohen, R. C., Brune, W. H., Brown, S. S., Wolfe, G. M., Jimenez, J. L., Pye, H. O. T., Lee Ng, N., Xu, L., McNeill, V. F., Tsigaridis, K., McDonald, B. C., Warneke, C., Guenther, A., Alvarado, M. J., de Gouw, J., Mickley, L. J., Leibensperger, E. M., Mathur, R., Nolte, C. G., Portmann, R. W., Unger, N., Tosca, M., and Horowitz, L. W.: Southeast Atmosphere Studies: learning from model-observation syntheses, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 2615-2651, 10.5194/acp-18-2615-2018, 2018. (link)
  • Christian, K. E., Brune, W. H., Mao, J., and Ren, X.: Global sensitivity analysis of GEOS-Chem modeled ozone and hydrogen oxides during the INTEX campaigns, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 2443-2460, 10.5194/acp-18-2443-2018, 2018.

2017

  • Prather, M. J., Zhu, X., Flynn, C. M., Strode, S. A., Rodriguez, J. M., Steenrod, S. D., Liu, J., Lamarque, J.-F., Fiore, A. M., Horowitz, L. W., Mao, J., Murray, L. T., Shindell, D. T., and Wofsy, S. C.: Global Atmospheric Chemistry – Which Air Matters, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 9081-9102, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-9081-2017, 2017.
  • Mao, J., Fan, S., and Horowitz, L. W.: Soluble Fe in Aerosols Sustained by Gaseous HO2 Uptake, Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 4, 98-104, 10.1021/acs.estlett.7b00017, 2017. (link)
  • Christian, K. E., Brune, W. H., and Mao, J.: Global sensitivity analysis of the GEOS-Chem chemical transport model: ozone and hydrogen oxides during ARCTAS (2008), Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 3769-3784, 10.5194/acp-17-3769-2017, 2017.
  • Nicely, J. M., Salawitch, R. J., Canty, T., Anderson, D. C., Arnold, S. R., Chipperfield, M. P., Emmons, L. K., Flemming, J., Huijnen, V., Kinnison, D. E., Lamarque, J.-F., Mao, J., Monks, S. A., Steenrod, S. D., Tilmes, S., and Turquety, S.: Quantifying the causes of differences in tropospheric OH within global models, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, n/a-n/a, 10.1002/2016JD026239, 2017.
  • Ng, N. L., Brown, S. S., Archibald, A. T., Atlas, E., Cohen, R. C., Crowley, J. N., Day, D. A., Donahue, N. M., Fry, J. L., Fuchs, H., Griffin, R. J., Guzman, M. I., Herrmann, H., Hodzic, A., Iinuma, Y., Jimenez, J. L., Kiendler-Scharr, A., Lee, B. H., Luecken, D. J., Mao, J., McLaren, R., Mutzel, A., Osthoff, H. D., Ouyang, B., Picquet-Varrault, B., Platt, U., Pye, H. O. T., Rudich, Y., Schwantes, R. H., Shiraiwa, M., Stutz, J., Thornton, J. A., Tilgner, A., Williams, B. J., and Zaveri, R. A.: Nitrate radicals and biogenic volatile organic compounds: oxidation, mechanisms, and organic aerosol, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 2103-2162, 10.5194/acp-17-2103-2017, 2017.

2016

  • Li., J. *, J. Mao, R. A. Washenfelder, S. S. Brown , J. Kaiser, F. N. Keutsch, R. Volkamer, G. M. Wolfe and coauthors , Observational constraints on glyoxal production from isoprene oxidation and its contribution to organic aerosol over the Southeastern United States, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121(16), 9849-9861, doi:10.1002/2016JD025331.
  • Nicely J., and many others including J. Mao. , An Observationally Constrained Evaluation of the Oxidative Capacity in the Tropical Western Pacific Troposphere, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121(12), 7461-7488, doi:10.1002/2016JD025067.
  • M. C. Barth, M. M. Bela, A. Fried, P. O. Wennberg, J. D. Crounse, J. Mao, X. Ren, and coauthors, Convective Transport and Scavenging of Peroxides by Thunderstorms Observed over the Central U.S. during DC3, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 121(8), 4272-4295, doi:10.1002/2015JD024570.
  • Wolfe, G. M., J. Kaiser, T. F. Hanisco, F. N. Keutsch, J. A. de Gouw, J. Gilman, M. Graus, C. D. Hatch, J. Holloway, L. Horowitz, B. H. Lee, B. Lerner, F. Lopez-Hilifiker, J. Mao, and coauthors (2016), Formaldehyde production from isoprene oxidation across NOx regimes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16(4), 2597-2610, doi:10.5194/acp-16-2597-2016.
  • Paulot, F., P. Ginoux, W. F. Cooke, L. J. Donner, S. Fan, M. Lin, J. Mao, V. Naik, and L. W. Horowitz, Sensitivity of nitrate aerosols to ammonia emissions and to nitrate chemistry: implications for present and future nitrate optical depth, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1459-1477.
  • Fisher, J., D. Jacob,… J. Mao and coauthors , “Organic nitrate chemistry and its implications for nitrogen budgets in an isoprene- and monoterpene-rich atmosphere: constraints from aircraft (SEAC4RS) and ground-based (SOAS) observations in the Southeast US”, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16(9), 5969-5991, doi:10.5194/acp-16-5969-2016.
  • Warneke C., M., Trainer, J.A., de Gouw,… J. Mao, and coauthors: Instrumentation and Measurement Strategy for the NOAA SENEX Aircraft Campaign as Part of the Southeast Atmosphere Study 2013, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9(7), 3063-3093, doi:10.5194/amt-9-3063-2016.

2015

  • Nault, B. A. Nault, C. Garland, P. J. Wooldridge, D. R. Blake, W. H. Brune , J. Mao, R. C. Cohen and coauthors (2015), Observational constraints on the oxidation of NOx in the upper troposphere, The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, doi:10.1021/acs.jpca.5b07824.
  • Mao, J., A.M. Carlton, L. W. Horowitz and coauthors, “Southeast Atmosphere Studies Workshop 2015″, IGAC Newsletter, 2015.
  • Alvarado, M., J. Mao, and coauthors (2015) : Advancing atmospheric chemistry through the use of satellite observations from the cross-track infrared sounder (CrIS), Report of the CrIS Atmospheric Chemistry Data User’s workshop, NOAA Program Office, doi:10.7289/V50V89SS.
  • Fu, T., Y. Zheng, F. Paulot, J. Mao, and R. M. Yantosca (2015): Sensitivity of Southeast U.S. surface ozone to large-scale warming is positive but variable, Nature Climate Change, 10.1038/nclimate2567.
  • Arnold, S.R., L.K. Emmons, S.A. Monks, K.S. Law, D.A. Ridley, S. Turquety, S. Tilmes, J.L. Thomas, I. Bouarar, J. Flemming, V. Huijnen, J. Mao, and coauthors (2015): Biomass burning influence on high latitude tropospheric ozone and reactive nitrogen in summer 2008: a multi-model analysis based on POLMIP simulations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15(11), 6047-6068.
  • Emmons, L. K., Arnold, S. R., Monks, S. A., J. Mao, and coauthors (2015): The POLARCAT Model Intercomparison Project (POLMIP): overview and evaluation with observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15(12), 6721-6744.
  • Monks, S.A., S.R. Arnold, L.K. Emmons, K.S. Law, S. Turquety, B.N. Duncan, J. Flemming, V. Huijnen, S. Tilmes, J. Langner, J. Mao, and coauthors (2015): Multi-model study of chemical and physical controls on transport of anthropogenic and biomass burning pollution to the Arctic, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15(6), 3575-3603.

2014

  • Fischer, E.V., D. J. Jacob, R. M. Yantosca, M. P. Sulprizio, D. B. Millet, J. Mao, F. Paulot, H. B. Singh, A. Roiger, L. Ries, R. W. Talbot, K. Dzepina, and S. Pandey Deolal (2014), Atmospheric peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN): a global budget and source attribution, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 2679-2698. (“Highly cited paper” in ISI web of science)

2013

  • J. Mao, F. Paulot, D.J. Jacob, R.C. Cohen, J.D. Crounse, P.O. Wennberg, C.A. Keller, R.C. Hudman, M.P. Barkley, and L.W. Horowitz : Ozone and organic nitrates over the eastern United States: sensitivity to isoprene chemistry, J. Geophys. Res., 118(19), 11,256–11,268 (link) (Highlight on NOAA CPO website).
  • Worton, D., …, Mao, J., …, Goldstein, A.: Observational constraints on high- and low-NOx aerosol formation from isoprene, submitted to Environ. Sci. Technol., 2013.
  • Naik V., Horowitz H., Fiore A., Ginoux P., Mao J., Aghedo A., Levy H., Preindustrial to Present day Impact of Changes in Short-lived Pollutant Emissions on Atmospheric Composition and Climate Forcing, J. Geophys. Res., 2013, in press (link).
  • Barkley M., …Mao J.:Top-down isoprene emissions over tropical South America inferred from SCIAMACHY and OMI formaldehyde columns,  J. Geophys. Res., 2013, in press (link).
  • Ren, X., … Mao, J., …Brune, W. H. …et al., Atmospheric Oxidation Chemistry and Ozone Production: Results from SHARP 2009 in Houston, Texas,J. Geophys. Res., 2013, in press(link).
  • J. Mao, Horowitz, L., Naik V., Fan, S., Liu, J., and Fiore, A.: Sensitivity of tropospheric oxidants to biomass burning emissions: implications for radiative forcing, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1002/grl.50210, 2013 (GFDL research highlight)(link).
  • J. Mao, Fan, S., Jacob, D. J., and Travis, K. R.: Radical loss in the atmosphere from Cu-Fe redox coupling in aerosols,  Atmos. Chem. Phys.,  13, 509-519, doi:10.5194/acp-13-509-2013, 2013 (“Highly cited paper” in ISI web of science) (link).

2012

  • J. Mao, Ren, X., Zhang, L., Van Duin, D. M., Cohen, R. C., Park, J.-H., Goldstein, A. H., Paulot, F., Beaver, M. R., Crounse, J. D., Wennberg, P. O., DiGangi, J. P., Henry, S. B., Keutsch, F. N., Park, C., Schade, G. W., Wolfe, G. M., Thornton, J. A., and Brune, W. H.: Insights into hydroxyl measurements and atmospheric oxidation in a California forest, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 8009-8020, doi:10.5194/acp-12-8009-2012, 2012 (“”Highly cited paper” in ISI web of science)(link).
  • Lin, J.-T., Liu, Z., Zhang, Q., Liu, H., Mao, J., and Zhuang, G.: Model uncertainties affecting satellite-based inverse modeling of nitrogen oxides emissions and implications for surface ozone simulation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 12255-12275, doi:10.5194/acp-12-12255-2012, 2012 (link).
  • Olson, J. R., Crawford, J. H., Brune, W., Mao, J., Ren, X., Fried, A., Anderson, B., Apel, E., Beaver, M., Blake, D., Chen, G., Crounse, J., Dibb, J., Diskin, G., Hall, S. R., Huey, L. G., Knapp, D., Richter, D., Riemer, D., Clair, J. St., Ullmann, K., Walega, J., Weibring, P., Weinheimer, A., Wennberg, P., and Wisthaler, A.: An analysis of fast photochemistry over high northern latitudes during spring and summer using in-situ observations from ARCTAS and TOPSE, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 6799-6825, doi:10.5194/acp-12-6799-2012, 2012 (link).
  • Ren, X., Mao, J., Brune, W. H., Cantrell, C. A., Mauldin III, R. L., Hornbrook, R. S., Kosciuch, E., Olson, J. R., Crawford, J. H., Chen, G., and Singh, H. B.: Airborne intercomparison of HOx measurements using laser-induced fluorescence and chemical ionization mass spectrometry during ARCTAS, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 5, 2025-2037, doi:10.5194/amt-5-2025-2012, 2012 (link).
  • Marais, E. A., Jacob, D. J., Kurosu, T. P., Chance, K., Murphy, J. G., Reeves, C., Mills, G., Casadio, S., Millet, D. B., Barkley, M. P., Paulot, F., andMao, J.: Isoprene emissions in Africa inferred from OMI observations of formaldehyde columns, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 6219-6235, doi:10.5194/acp-12-6219-2012, 2012 (link).
  • Fischer, E. V., D. J. Jacob, D. B. Millet, R. M. Yantosca, and J. Mao , The role of the ocean in the global atmospheric budget of acetone, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L01807, doi:10.1029/2011GL050086, 2012 (link).
  • Wang, Q., Jacob, D. J., …, Mao, J., … : Sources of carbonaceous aerosols and deposited black carbon in the Arctic in winter–spring: implications for radiative forcing, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 12453-12473, doi:10.5194/acp-11-12453-2011, 2011 (link).
  • Barkley, M., … J. Mao,…: Can a “state of the art” chemistry transport model simulate Amazonian tropospheric chemistry? J. Geophys. Res., 116, D16302. (link)

2011

  • Huisman, A. J.,… Mao, J., Brune, W. H., and Keutsch, F. N.: Photochemical modeling of glyoxal at a rural site: observations and analysis from BEARPEX 2007, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 8883-8897, 2011 (link).
  • Fried, … J. Mao, W.H. Brune, …: Detailed comparisons of airborne formaldehyde measurements with box models during the 2006 INTEX-B campaign: potential evidence for unmeasured and multi-generation volatile organic carbon oxidation processing, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 11867-11894, doi:10.5194/acp-11-11867-2011, 2011 (link).
  • Browne, E. C., …, J. Mao, … Cohen, R. C.: Global and regional effects of the photochemistry of CH3O2NO2: evidence from ARCTAS, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 4209-4219, doi:10.5194/acp-11-4209-2011, 2011 (link).
  • G. M. Wolfe, J. A. Thornton, …, J. Mao, W. H. Brune, … :The Chemistry of Atmosphere-Forest Exchange (CAFE) Model – Part 2: Application to BEARPEX-2007 observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 1269-1294, doi:10.5194/acp-11-1269-2011, 2011(link).

2010

  • Holmes, C.D., D.J. Jacob, E.S. Corbitt, J. Mao, X. Yang, R. Talbot, and F. Slemr, Global atmospheric model for mercury including oxidation by bromine atoms,  Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 12037-12057, doi:10.5194/acp-10-12037-2010, 2010 (“Highly cited paper” in ISI web of science) (link).
  • M. J., Alvarado, J. A. Logan, J. Mao, …: Nitrogen oxides and PAN in plumes from boreal fires during ARCTAS-B and their impact on ozone: an integrated analysis of aircraft and satellite observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 9739-9760, doi:10.5194/acp-10-9739-2010, 2010 (link).
  • W. Choi, I. C. Faloona, … J. Mao, W. H. Brune, …: Observations of elevated formaldehyde over a forest canopy suggest missing sources from rapid oxidation of arboreal hydrocarbons, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 8761-8781, doi:10.5194/acp-10-8761-2010, 2010 (link).
  • H.B. Singh, … D. J. Jacob,..J. Mao, …: Pollution influences on atmospheric composition and chemistry at high northern latitudes: Boreal and California forest fire emissions. Atmos. Environ., doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2010.08.026, 2010 (link) (Atmospheric Environment Top Cited Article 2010-2011).
  • X. Ren, H. Gao, X. Zhou, …, and J. Mao: Measurement of Atmospheric Nitrous Acid in Blodgett Forest during BEARPEX2009, Atmos. Chem. Phys.,10, 6283-6294, doi:10.5194/acp-10-6283-2010, 2010 (link).
  • J. Mao, D. J. Jacob, M. J. Evans, J. R. Olson, X. Ren, W. H. Brune, … : Chemistry of hydrogen oxide radicals (HOx) in the Arctic troposphere in spring, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 5823-5838, doi:10.5194/acp-10-5823-2010, 2010. (Featured in Nature News & Views, “Atmospheric chemistry: A missing sink for radicals”, Nature, 466, 925-926, 2010) (link).
  • J. Mao, X. Ren, S. Chen, W. H. Brune, Z. Chen, M. Martinez, H. Harder, B. Lefer, B. Rappenglück, J. Flynn: Atmospheric oxidation capacity in the summer of Houston 2006: Comparison with Summer Measurements in Other Metropolitan Studies, Atmos. Environ., doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.01.013, 2010  (link).
  • S. Chen, X. Ren, J. Mao, … : A comparison of chemical mechanisms based on TRAMP-2006 field data, Atmos. Environ., doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.05.027, 2010 (link).
  • Flynn J., B. Lefer, …, W. Brune, X. Ren, J. Mao, …: Impact of clouds and aerosols on ozone production in Southeast Texas, Atmos. Environ., doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.09.005, 2010 (link).

Prior to 2010

  • LaFranchi, B. W., … J. Mao, and R.C. Cohen: Closing the peroxy acetyl (PA) radical budget: observations of acyl peroxy nitrates (PAN, PPN, and MPAN) during BEARPEX 2007, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 7623-7641, 2009 (link).
  • J. Mao., C. Carouge, M. Evans, D. Millet et al.: GEOS-Chem Chemical Mechanism v8-02-04, 2009 (link).
  • J. Mao, X. Ren, W. H. Brune, J. R. Olson, J. H. Crawford, A. Fried, L. G. Huey, R. C. Cohen, B. Heikes, H. B. Singh, D. R. Blake, G. W. Sachse, G. S. Diskin, S. R. Hall, and R. E. Shetter: Airborne measurement of OH reactivity during INTEX-B, Atmos. Chem. Phys.,9, 163-173, 2009.(Highlighted in “Real-time atmospheric chemistry instrumentation”, Analytical chemistry, 2010(link).
  • X. Ren, J. R. Olson, J. H. Crawford, W. H. Brune, J. Mao, … : HOx Chemistry during INTEX-A 2004: Observation, Model Calculations and comparison with previous studies, J. Geophys. Res., 113, D05310, 2008 (link).
  • J. Mao, Measurement and modeling of the hydroxyl radical reactivity in the atmosphere, Ph.D. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University, 2007, ProQuest Publication number: 3393789.
  • P. Venkatachari, P. K. Hopke, W. H. Brune, X. Ren, R. Lesher, J. Mao, M. Mitchell: Characterization of wintertime reactive oxygen species concentrations in Flushing, New York, Aerosol Sci. Technol., 41, 97-111, 2007 (link).
  • X. Ren, W. H. Brune, J. Mao, M. Mitchell, R. Lesher, J. Simpas, A. Metcalf, J. Schwab, C. Cai, Y. Li et al.: Behavior of OH and HO2 in the winter atmosphere in New York City, Atmos. Environ., Volume 40, Supplement 2, 252-263, 2006 (link).
  • Shirley T.R., W.H. Brune, X. Ren, J. Mao, R. Lesher, B. Cardenas, R. Volkamer, L.T. Molina, M. J. Molina, B. Lamb, E. Velasco, T. Jobson, and M. Alexander: Atmospheric oxidation in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area (MCMA) during April 2003, Atmos. Chem. Phys. ,6: 2753-2765, 2006 (link).