Owen Cooper

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Senior Research Scientist

Regional Chemical Modeling

Mailing address:
NOAA ESRL Chemical Sciences Division
325 Broadway, R/CSD4
Boulder, CO 80305 USA

Phone: (303) 497-3599
Email: Owen.R.Cooper@noaa.gov


Ph.D., Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, 2001
M.S., Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, 1997
B.S., School of Public Health, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1994


With the goal of conducting scientific research that is highly relevant to public health issues and policy development, Owen Cooper's interests pertain to: regional and intercontinental transport of atmospheric trace gases, dust and aerosols; trends in US air quality; the ozone budget of North America; global tropospheric ozone trends; stratosphere-troposphere exchange processes.

Read my Science article on the need for ozone source attribution in the western US:
Owen R. Cooper, Andrew O. Langford, David D. Parrish, David W. Fahey, 2015, Challenges of a lowered U.S. ozone standard, Science, 348(6239), 1096-1097, doi:10.1126/science.aaa5748.  [ Summary | Reprint | Full Text ]

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last modified: September 26, 2017