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    Ross Salawitch Biography:

PERSONAL DATA

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EDUCATION

B.S., Applied and Engineering Physics, 1981, Cornell University

Ph.D., Applied Physics, 1987, Harvard University

Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Associate, 1988 to 1994, Harvard University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, and

    Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland, 2007 to present

Visiting Faculty Associate, California Institute of Technology, 2005 to 2007

Research Scientist, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 1994 to 2007

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND PUBLICATIONS

Quantification of the effects of human activity on the composition of Earth’s atmosphere by the development of computer models that are used to analyze a wide variety of observations. Focus on stratospheric ozone depletion and recovery, air quality, climate change, and the global carbon cycle. Participant in numerous atmospheric chemistry field campaigns and NASA Earth observing satellite missions. Author of more than 140 publications in the peer reviewed literature describing the composition of Earth’s atmosphere and author, co-author, contributor or reviewer of numerous chapters in various WMO/UNEP Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion and International Panel on Climate Change reports.

 

Publication record available at Researcher ID webpage maintained by the ISI Web of Knowledge.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Chemical Society

American Geophysical Union

MAJOR RECOGNITIONS AND HONORS

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND OUTREACH

STUDENTS MENTORED

Close collaboration with 12 graduate students (co-authorship of papers in the peer reviewed literature that were part of the student’s Ph.D. dissertation) at Caltech, Univ of Colorado, Harvard, and UMd as well as supervision of research studies of 4 postdoctoral fellows. Have served on final PhD examination committee of 7 students and dissertation prospectus review committed of 8 students at UMd. Presently supervising the research of 1 undergraduate student and 3 graduate students at UMd.

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