Positions

Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2015 Origins of aerosol chlorine during winter over north central Colorado, USAJOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES.  120:678-694. 2015
2013 Gas phase acid, ammonia and aerosol ionic and trace element concentrations at Cape Verde during the Reactive Halogens in the Marine Boundary Layer (RHaMBLe) 2007 intensive sampling periodEarth System Science Data.  5:385-392. 2013
2013 Production mechanisms, number concentration, size distribution, chemical composition, and optical properties of sea spray aerosolsAtmospheric Science Letters.  14:207-213. 2013
2013 Understanding the role of the ground surface in HONO vertical structure: High resolution vertical profiles during NACHTT-11JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES.  118:10155-10171. 2013
2013 Phase partitioning of soluble trace gases with size-resolved aerosols in near-surface continental air over northern Colorado, USA, during winterJOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES.  118:9414-9427. 2013
2013 Nitrogen, Aerosol Composition, and Halogens on a Tall Tower (NACHTT): Overview of a wintertime air chemistry field study in the front range urban corridor of ColoradoJOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-ATMOSPHERES.  118:8067-8085. 2013
2012 Calibration and intercomparison of acetic acid measurements using proton-transfer-reaction mass spectrometry (PTR-MS)Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.  5:2739-2750. 2012
2010 Reactive Halogens in the Marine Boundary Layer (RHaMBLe): the tropical North Atlantic experimentsAtmospheric Chemistry and Physics.  10:1031-1055. 2010
2009 Latitudinal variation in the multiphase chemical processing of inorganic halogens and related species over the eastern North and South Atlantic OceansAtmospheric Chemistry and Physics.  9:7361-7385. 2009
2009 Evidence of Climate Change Declines with Elevation Based on Temperature and Snow Records from 1930s to 2006 on Mount Washington, New Hampshire, U.S.AArctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research.  41:362-372. 2009
2009 A comparison of fine particle and aerosol strong acidity at the interface zone (1540 m) and within (452 m) the planetary boundary layer of the Great Gulf and Presidential-Dry River Class I Wildernesses on the Presidential Range, New Hampshire USAAtmospheric Environment.  43:3605-3613. 2009
2009 CorrigendumJournal of Climate.  22:1065-1066. 2009
2009 Pollution‐enhanced reactive chlorine chemistry in the eastern tropical Atlantic boundary layerGeophysical Research Letters.  36. 2009
2007 Dewpoint and Humidity Measurements and Trends at the Summit of Mount Washington, New Hampshire, 1935–2004Journal of Climate.  20:5629-5641. 2007
2007 Ammonia sources, transport, transformation, and deposition in coastal New England during summerJournal of Geophysical Research.  112. 2007
2007 Nanoparticle growth following photochemical alpha- and beta-pinene oxidation at Appledore Island during International Consortium for Research on Transport and Transformation/Chemistry of Halogens at the Isles of Shoals 2004Journal of Geophysical Research.  112. 2007
2007 Inorganic chlorine and bromine in coastal New England air during summerJournal of Geophysical Research.  112. 2007
2007 Estimates of Cl atom concentrations and hydrocarbon kinetic reactivity in surface air at Appledore Island, Maine (USA), during International Consortium for Atmospheric Research on Transport and Transformation/Chemistry of Halogens at the Isles of ShoalsJournal of Geophysical Research.  112. 2007
2007 Chemical and physical characteristics of nascent aerosols produced by bursting bubbles at a model air-sea interfaceJournal of Geophysical Research.  112. 2007
2006 International Consortium for Atmospheric Research on Transport and Transformation (ICARTT): North America to Europe-Overview of the 2004 summer field studyJournal of Geophysical Research.  111:n/a-n/a. 2006
2006 Nitric acid phase partitioning and cycling in the New England coastal atmosphereJournal of Geophysical Research.  111:n/a-n/a. 2006
2005 Budget of organic carbon in a polluted atmosphere: Results from the New England Air Quality Study in 2002Journal of Geophysical Research.  110. 2005
2005 The 1935-2003 air temperature record from the summit of Mount Washington, New Hampshire, USAJournal of Climate.  18:4445-4453. 2005
2004 Closure evaluation of size-resolved aerosol pH in the New England coastal atmosphere during summerJournal of Geophysical Research.  109. 2004
2004 Halogen cycling and aerosol pH in the Hawaiian marine boundary layerAtmospheric Chemistry and Physics.  4:147-168. 2004
2004 Comment on "Reactions at interfaces as a source of sulfate formation in sea-salt particles" (I).Science The Scientific monthly.  303:628. 2004
2003 Validation of proton transfer reaction-mass spectrometry (PTR-MS) measurements of gas-phase organic compounds in the atmosphere during the New England Air Quality Study (NEAQS) in 2002Journal of Geophysical Research.  108. 2003
2003 Inorganic bromine in the marine boundary layer: a critical reviewAtmospheric Chemistry and Physics.  3:1301-1336. 2003
2002 Variation of marine aerosol acidity with particle sizeGeophysical Research Letters.  29:5-1-5-4. 2002
1999 Nonmethane hydrocarbons in surface waters, their sea-air fluxes and impact on OH in the marine boundary layer during the First Aerosol Characterization Experiment (ACE 1)Journal of Geophysical Research.  104:21785-21801. 1999
1998 Chlorine isotopic composition of marine aerosols: Implications for the release of reactive chlorine and HCl cycling ratesGeophysical Research Letters.  25:3831-3834. 1998
1998 Aerosol pH in the marine boundary layerJournal of Aerosol Science.  29:339-356. 1998
1998 A Field Intercomparison of Three Cascade ImpactorsAerosol Science and Technology.  29:475-492. 1998
1997 Nitrogen oxides and ozone production in the North Atlantic marine boundary layerJournal of Geophysical Research.  102:10653-10665. 1997
1997 Hydrogen peroxide in the marine atmospheric boundary layer during the Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment/Marine Aerosol and Gas Exchange experiment in the eastern subtropical North AtlanticJournal of Geophysical Research.  102:6003-6015. 1997
1996 Aerosol distributions in the North Atlantic marine boundary layer during Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment/Marine Aerosol and Gas ExchangeJournal of Geophysical Research.  101:4455-4467. 1996
1996 The ASTEX/MAGE ExperimentJournal of Geophysical Research.  101:4319-4329. 1996
1995 Volatile inorganic Cl in surface air over eastern North AmericaGeophysical Research Letters.  22:3513-3516. 1995
1995 Aerosol size distribution and aerosol water content measurements during Atlantic Stratocumulus Transition Experiment/Marine Aerosol and Gas ExchangeJournal of Geophysical Research.  100:23027-23027. 1995
1995 Ozone oxidation of sulfur in sea-salt aerosol particles during the Azores Marine Aerosol and Gas Exchange experimentJournal of Geophysical Research.  100:23075-23075. 1995
1993 Comment on “Aqueous phase chemical processes in deliquescent sea-salt aerosols: A mechanism that couples the atmospheric cycles of S and sea salt” by W. L. Chameides and A. W. StelsonJournal of Geophysical Research.  98:9047-9049. 1993
1993 Measurement technique for inorganic chlorine gases in the marine boundary layerEnvironmental Science & Technology.  27:866-874. 1993
1993 Evidence of inorganic chlorine gases other than hydrogen chloride in marine surface airGeophysical Research Letters.  20:699-702. 1993
1993 Direct comparison of cellulose and quartz fiber filters for sampling submicrometer aerosols in the marine boundary layerAtmospheric Environment - Part A General Topics.  27:281-284. 1993
1992 Sulfur and nitrogen levels in the North Atlantic Ocean's atmosphere: A synthesis of field and modeling resultsGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles.  6:77-100. 1992
1992 Particle size distributions of methanesulfonate in the tropical pacific marine boundary layerJournal of Atmospheric Chemistry.  14:273-284. 1992
1991 Precipitation composition and its variability in the southern Indian Ocean: Amsterdam Island, 1980–1987Journal of Geophysical Research.  96:20769-20769. 1991
1990 Measurements of dimethyl sulfide oxidation products in the summertime North Atlantic marine boundary layerGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles.  4:367-379. 1990
1990 Sulfur in the western North Atlantic Ocean atmosphere: Results from a summer 1988 ship/aircraft experimentGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles.  4:349-365. 1990
1990 The geochemical cycling of reactive chlorine through the marine troposphereGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles.  4:407-430. 1990
1990 Horizontal diffusion and new production in the Sargasso SeaGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles.  4:253-265. 1990
1990 Inorganic nitrogen over the western North Atlantic OceanGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles.  4:267-278. 1990
1990 Aerosol black carbon and radon as tracers for air mass origin over the North Atlantic OceanGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles.  4:189-199. 1990
1990 Overview of the 1988 GCE/CASE/WATOX Studies of biogeochemical cycles in the North Atlantic regionGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles.  4:121-131. 1990
1989 A study of the sulfur cycle in the Antarctic marine boundary layerJournal of Geophysical Research.  94:9818-9818. 1989
1989 An intercomparison of measurement systems for vapor and particulate phase concentrations of formic and acetic acidsJournal of Geophysical Research.  94:6457-6457. 1989
1986 Significance of atmospheric-derived fixed nitrogen on productivity of the Sargasso SeaNature Nature: New biology.  320:158-160. 1986
1986 Sea-salt corrections and interpretation of constituent ratios in marine precipitationJournal of Geophysical Research.  91:6647-6647. 1986
1982 Sea-salt and the acidity of marine rain on the windward Coast of SamoaGeophysical Research Letters.  9:751-754. 1982
1981 Variability in the distribution of weak acid leachable cadmium, chromium, copper, iron, nickel, lead, and zinc in the sediments of the Georges Bank/Gulf of Maine region [USA].Environmental Science & Technology.  15:1067-1072. 1981
1981 Forest vegetation as a sink for atmospheric particulates: Quantitative studies in rain and dry depositionJournal of Geophysical Research.  86:5347-5347. 1981
1979 A passive nuclear debris collectorJournal of Chemical Education.  56:475-475. 1979

Book

Year Title
2012 Atmospheric Chemistry in a Changing World An Integration and Synthesis of a Decade of Tropospheric Chemistry Research 2012

Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Oceanography, University of Rhode Island 1978 - 1987
  • M.S. in Chemistry, Boston College 1974 - 1978
  • B.S. in Chemistry, Boston College 1970 - 1974
  • Full Name

  • Alexander Pszenny