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Barbara Scarnato
Assistant Professor
Department of Meteorology
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-7645
Email: bvscarna (at) nps.edu
Web: www.nps.edu/Academics/GSEAS/Meteorology
EDUCATION:
PhD - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH-Zurich),
Atmospheric Science
M.S. - University of Milan (Italy),
Physics
B.S. - University of Milan (Italy),
Physics
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • 2012 - Assistant Professor
    • MR3522 - Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Ocean
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • 2012 Research Scientist at NASA Ames/BEARI, CA, USA
  • 2009-2011: NASA Postdoctoral Fellow at NASA Ames, CA, USA
  • 2008 Postdoctoral Fellow at ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Aerosol Remote Sensing (Earth and Mars atmospheres)
  • Spectroscopy
  • Microscopy
  • Aerosol Optical Properties
  • Dipole Approximation Model
  • Radiative Transfer
AWARDS:
  • On Ramp to Academia, NSF sponsored workshop (2012)
  • NASA Post Doctoral program (2009)
  • NASA's 20st Annual Planetary Science Summer School, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California. Early mission concept study over Neptune and Triton. (2009)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
  • Strawa. R. Chatfield, M. Legg, Scarnato, B. Improving Retrievals of Regional PM2.5 Concentrations From A-Train Multi-Satellite Observations, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 2013 (accepted - in print)
  • Scarnato, B. V., Vahidinia, S., Richard, D. T., and Kirchstetter, T. W.: Effects of internal mixing and aggregate morphology on optical properties of black carbon using a discrete dipole approximation model, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 5089-5101, doi:10.5194/acp-13-5089-2013, 2013.
  • Scarnato, B., Vahidinia, S., Richard, D. T., and Kirchstetter, T. W.: Effects of internal mixing and aggregate morphology on optical properties of black carbon using a discrete dipole approximation model, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 12, 26401-26434, doi:10.5194/acpd-12-26401-2012, 2012
  • Scarnato, B., J. Staehelin, R. Stübi, and H. Schill (2010), Long-term total ozone observations at Arosa (Switzerland) with Dobson and Brewer instruments (1988-2007), J. Geophys. Res., 115, D13306, doi:10.1029/2009JD011908.
  • Scarnato, B., J. Staehelin, T. Peter, J. Gröbner, and R. Stübi (2009), Temperature and slant path effects in Dobson and Brewer total ozone measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 114, D24303, doi:10.1029/2009JD012349
  • Scarnato, B., Total Ozone Measurements at Arosa (Switzerland): Seasonal Variation and Precision of Dobson and Brewer Observations, Diss. ETH No. 17747, 2008. http://e-collection.ethbib.ethz.ch/eserv/eth:30830/eth-30830-01.pdf
  • Rodriguez, S., R. Van Dingenen, J.P. Putaud, A. Dell'Acqua, J. Pey, X. Querol, A. Alastuey, S. Chenery, K.F. Ho, R. Harrison, R. Tardivo, B. Scarnato, and V. Gemelli, A study on the relationship between mass concentrations, chemistry and number size distribution of urban aerosols in Milan, Barcelona and London, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 7, 2217-2232, 2007.
KEYWORDS/TECHNOLOGIES:
  • Keywords: Aerosol, Spectroscopy. Microscopy, Remote Sensing, Radiative Transfer, Dipole Approximation Model



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