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Dr. Markus PettersAssociate Professor
Tel. (919) 515-7144
5143 Jordan Hall
Curriculum Vitae
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Vordiplom (pre-Diploma, B.S. equivalent), Marine Environmental Science, Carl-von-Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, Germany, 1997.

M.S., Soil Science, Department of Renewable Resources, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY. Minor: Environmental and Natural Resources, 2000.

Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, Department of Atmospheric Science, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, 2004.

Atmospheric thermodynamics, cloud physics, aerosol composition, aerosol measurement and instrumentation, aerosol-climate interactions

Petters, M. D., M. T. Parsons, A. J. Prenni, P. J. DeMott, S. M. Kreidenweis, C. M. Carrico, A. P. Sullivan, G. R. McMeeking, E. Levin, C. W. Wold, J. R. Collett Jr., and H. Moosmüller, Ice nuclei emissions from biomass burning, J Geophys Res, 114, D07209, doi:10.1029/2008JD011532, (2009).

Prenni, A. J., M. D. Petters, S. M. Kreidenweis, C. L. Heald, S. T. Martin, P. Artaxo, R. M. Garland, A. G. Wollny , and U. Pöschl, Wet season ice nuclei budget in the Amazon Basin: Biogenic emissions and Saharan dust , Nature Geosci, 2, 402-405, doi:10.1038/ngeo517, (2009).

Petters, M. D., and S. M. Kreidenweis, A single parameter representation of hygroscopic growth and cloud condensation nucleus activity, Atmos  Chem  Phys, 7, 1961-1971, (2007).

Petters, M. D., A. J. Prenni, S. M. Kreidenweis, P. J. DeMott, A. Matsunaga, Y. B. Lim, and P. J. Ziemann. Chemical aging and the hydrophobic-to-hydrophilic conversion of carbonaceous aerosol, Geophys Res Lett, 33, L24806, doi:10.1029/2006GL027249, (2006).

Petters, M. D., J. R. Snider, B. Stevens, G. Vali, I. Faloona, and L. M. Russell, Accumulation mode aerosol, pockets of open cells, and particle nucleation in the marine boundary layer,  J Geophys Res, 111, D02206, doi:10.1029/2004JD005694, (2006).


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