Sean Davis

Research Scientist

Chemistry & Climate Processes



NOAA Chemical Sciences Laboratory
325 Broadway, R/CSL8
Boulder, CO 80305 USA


Sean's research focuses on understanding interactions between changes in atmospheric composition and circulation, with a particular focus on the upper troposphere to stratosphere.


Ph.D., Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Colorado, 2007
B.S., Physics, University of Tulsa, 2001


Satellite water vapor measurements - Upper Troposphere to Stratosphere
Stratospheric water vapor trends
Coupling between dynamics, trace constituent distributions

Current Topics

Sean is one of the creators of the SWOOSH database, and is the lead of the ISSI Tropical Width Diagnostics Intercomparison Project. He is also a chapter co-lead and active member of the SPARC Reanalysis Intercomparison Project (S-RIP).

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

last modified: February 13, 2019