Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences Cooperative Institute for Research
in Environmental Sciences

David W. Fahey

Research Interests

In situ measurements of trace gases and aerosols in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere, the interpretation and modeling of measurements for understanding of atmospheric photochemical and transport processes, the design and construction of aircraft instrumentation for atmospheric measurements, and the evaluation and presentation of scientific results in national and international assessments.

Current Research

Measurement of nitric acid uptake on cirrus and contrail particles and the measurement of hydrochloric acid as a tracer of stratospheric ozone in the upper troposphere.

Publications

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Honors and Awards

  • Best New Paper on a Montreal Protocol Related Topic in the Science Category