BAO-Related Publicatons


  • Wolfe, D. E. and R. J. Lataitis, 2018: Boulder Atmospheric Observatory: 1977–2016: The End of an Era and Lessons Learned. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 99, 1345–1358,


  • Andrews, A. E., K. A. Masarie, Dlugokencky Lee, D. D. Baumann, D. E. Wolfe, J. W. Munger, J. D. Kofle , D. Y. Chao , P. M. Lang , A. R. Desai, P. P. Tans , M. E. Trudeau , D. R. Kitzis , and M. J. Crotwell (2014): CO2, CO and CH4 Measurements from the NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory’s Tall Tower Greenhouse Gas Observing Network: Instrumentation, Uncertainty Analysis and Recommendations for Future High-Accuracy Greenhouse Gas Monitoring Efforts. Atmos. Meas. Tech., 7, 647-687,
  • Petron, G, Anna Karion, Colm Sweeney, Benjamin Miller, Stephen Montzka, Gregory Frost, Michael Trainer, Pieter Tans, Arlyn Andrews, Jonathan Kofler, Detlev Helmig, Doug Guenther, Edward Dlugokencky, Patricia Lang, Timothy Newberger, Sonja Wolter, Brad Hall, Paul Novelli, Alan Brewer, Stephen Conley, Michael Hardesty, Robert Banta, Allen White, David Noone, Daniel Wolfe, and Russell Schnell (2014): A new look at methane and non-methane hydrocarbon emissions from oil and natural gas operations in the Colorado Denver-Julesburg Basin. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119(11), 6836–6852,


  • VandenBoer, T. C., S. S. Brown, J. G. Murphy, W. C. Keene, C. J. Young, A. A. Pszenny, S. Kim, C. Warneke, J. A. de Gouw, J. R. Maben, N. Wagner, T. P. Riedel, J. A. Thornton, D. Wolfe, W. P. Dubé, F. Öztürk, C. Brock, N. Grossberg, B. Lefer, B. Lerner, A. Middlebrook, and J. M. Roberts (2013): Understanding the role of the ground surface in HONO vertical structure: High resolution vertical profiles during NACHTT-11. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 1-17,


  • Balsley, Ben B., Lakshmi Kantha, and William Colgan (2010): On the Use of Slow Ascent Meter-Scale Sampling (SAMS) Radiosondes for Observing Overturning Events in the Free Atmosphere. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 27, 766–775,
  • Fu, P., S. Zhong, C. D. Whiteman, T. Horst, and X. Bian (2010): An observational study of turbulence inside a closed basin. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D23106,
  • Peischl, J., et al. (2010): A top‐down analysis of emissions from selected Texas power plants during TexAQS 2000 and 2006. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D16303,
  • Viana, Samuel, Enric Terradellas, and Carlos Yagüe (2010): Analysis of Gravity Waves Generated at the Top of a Drainage Flow. J. Atmos. Sci., 67, 3949–3966,


  • Hinkelman, L. M., R. T. Marchand, and T. P. Ackerman (2009): Evaluation of Multiangle Imaging Spectroradiometer cloud motion vectors using NOAA radar wind profiler data. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D21207,
  • Pryor, S. C., R. J. Barthelmie, A. M. Spaulding, S. E. Larsen, and A. Petroff (2009): Size‐resolved fluxes of sub‐100‐nm particles over forests. J. Geophys. Res., 114, D18212,


  • Frehlich, Rod, Yannick Meillier, and Michael L. Jensen (2008): Measurements of Boundary Layer Profiles with In Situ Sensors and Doppler Lidar. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 25, 1328–1340,
  • Hohreiter, Vincent (2008): Finescale Structure and Dynamics of an Atmospheric Temperature Interface. J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 1701–1710,
  • Meillier, Y. P., R. G. Frehlich, R. M. Jones, and B. B. Balsley (2008): Modulation of Small-Scale Turbulence by Ducted Gravity Waves in the Nocturnal Boundary Layer. J. Atmos. Sci., 65, 1414–1427,


  • Irwin, John S., William B. Petersen, and Steven C. Howard (2007): Probabilistic Characterization of Atmospheric Transport and Diffusion. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 46, 980–993,
  • Poulos, Gregory S., James E. Bossert, Thomas B. McKee, and Roger A. Pielke Sr. (2007): The Interaction of Katabatic Flow and Mountain Waves. Part II: Case Study Analysis and Conceptual Model. J. Atmos. Sci., 64, 1857–1879,
  • Tyler, S. C., A. L. Rice, and H. O. AjieStable isotope ratios in atmospheric CH4: Implications for seasonal sources and sinks. J. Geophys. Res., 112, D03303,


  • Matrosov, Sergey Y., Robert Cifelli, Patrick C. Kennedy, Steven W. Nesbitt, Steven A. Rutledge, V. N. Bringi, and Brooks E. Martner (2006): A Comparative Study of Rainfall Retrievals Based on Specific Differential Phase Shifts at X- and S-Band Radar Frequencies. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 23, 952–963,


  • Bedard, A. J. (2005): Low-Frequency Atmospheric Acoustic Energy Associated with Vortices Produced by Thunderstorms. Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, 241–263,
  • Lu, C., S. Koch, and N. Wang (2005): Determination of temporal and spatial characteristics of atmospheric gravity waves combining cross‐spectral analysis and wavelet transformation. J. Geophys. Res., 110, D01109,
  • Schultz, David M. (2005): A Review of Cold Fronts with Prefrontal Troughs and Wind Shifts. Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, 2449–2472,


  • Dutton, E. G., A. Farhadi, R. S. Stone, C. N. Long, and D. W. Nelson (2004): Long‐term variations in the occurrence and effective solar transmission of clouds as determined from surface‐based total irradiance observations. J. Geophys. Res., 109, D03204,
  • Loescher, H. W., J. A. Bentz, S. F. Oberbauer, T. K. Ghosh, R. V. Tompson, and S. K. Loyalka (2004): Characterization and dry deposition of carbonaceous aerosols in a wet tropical forest canopy. J. Geophys. Res., 109, D02309,


  • Feng, J. and H. G. Leighton (2003): Effects of absorbing aerosols on the determination of the surface solar radiation. J. Geophys. Res., 108, 4227,
  • Fritts, David C., Carmen Nappo, Dennis M. Riggin, Ben B. Balsley, William E. Eichinger, and Rob K. Newsom (2003): Analysis of Ducted Motions in the Stable Nocturnal Boundary Layer during CASES-99. J. Atmos. Sci., 60, 2450–2472,<2450:AODMIT>2.0.CO;2.
  • Thornhill, K. L., B. E. Anderson, J. D. W. Barrick, D. R. Bagwell, R. Friesen, and D. H. Lenschow (2003): Air motion intercomparison flights during Transport and Chemical Evolution in the Pacific (TRACE-P)/ACE-ASIA. J. Geophys. Res., 108, 9001,
  • Zhang, G., R. J. Doviak, J. Vivekanandan, W. O. J. Brown, and S. A. Cohn (2003): Cross-correlation ratio method to estimate cross-beam wind and comparison with a full correlation analysis. Radio Sci., 38, 8052,


  • Gallagher, M. W., E. Nemitz, J. R. Dorsey, D. Fowler, M. A. Sutton, M. Flynn, and J. Duyzer (2002): Measurements and parameterizations of small aerosol deposition velocities to grassland, arable crops, and forest: Influence of surface roughness length on deposition. J. Geophys. Res., 107, D12, AAC 8-1–AAC 8-10,
  • Medovaya, M., D. E. Waliser, R. A. Weller, and M. J. McPhaden (2002): Assessing ocean buoy shortwave observations using clear-sky model calculations. J.Geophys.Res., 107, C2,


  • Dutton, Ellsworth G., Joseph J. Michalsky, Thomas Stoffel, Bruce W. Forgan, John Hickey, Donald W. Nelson, Timothy L. Alberta, and Ibrahim Reda (2001): Measurement of Broadband Diffuse Solar Irradiance Using Current Commercial Instrumentation with a Correction for Thermal Offset Errors. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 18, 297–314,<0297:MOBDSI>2.0.CO;2.
  • Reitebuch, Oliver, Christian Werner, Ines Leike, Patricia Delville, Pierre H. Flamant, Alexander Cress, and Dirk Engelbart (2001): Experimental Validation of Wind Profiling Performed by the Airborne 10-μm Heterodyne Doppler Lidar WIND. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 18, 1331–1344,<1331:EVOWPP>2.0.CO;2.
  • Santoso, Edi and Roland Stull (2001): Similarity Equations for Wind and Temperature Profiles in the Radix Layer, at the Bottom of the Convective Boundary Layer. J. Atmos. Sci., 58, 1446–1464,<1446:SEFWAT>2.0.CO;2.


  • Bowen, B. M. (2000): Near-Neutral Surface Layer Turbulence at the Boulder Atmospheric Observatory Tower: Evidence of Increasing Vertical Turbulence with Height. J. Appl. Meteor., 39, 716–724,
  • Rees, J. M., J. C. W. Denholm-Price, J. C. King, and P. S. Anderson (2000): A Climatological Study of Internal Gravity Waves in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer Overlying the Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica. J. Atmos. Sci., 57, 511–526,<0511:ACSOIG>2.0.CO;2.



  • Angevine, Wayne M., Peter S. Bakwin, and Kenneth J. Davis (1998): Wind Profiler and RASS Measurements Compared with Measurements from a 450-m-Tall Tower. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 15, 818–825,<0818:WPARMC>2.0.CO;2.
  • Westwater, E., Y. Han, V. Irisov, V. Leuskiy, Y. Trokhimovski, C. Fairall, and A. Jessup (1998): Sea‐air and boundary layer temperatures measured by a scanning 5‐mm‐wavelength radiometer: Recent results. Radio Sci., 33, 2, 291–302,


  • Cohn, S., C. Holloway, S. Oncley, R. Doviak, and R. Lataitis (1997): Validation of a UHF spaced antenna wind profiler for high‐resolution boundary layer observations. Radio Sci., 32, 3, 1279–1296,
  • Crescenti, Gennaro H. (1997): A Look Back on Two Decades of Doppler Sodar Comparison Studies. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 78, 651–673,<0651:ALBOTD>2.0.CO;2.
  • Holloway, C., R. Doviak, and S. Cohn (1997): Cross correlations of fields scattered by horizontally anisotropic refractive index irregularities. Radio Sci., 32, 5, 1911–1920,
  • Neff, William D., Richard J. Lataitis, and Guest Editors (1997): Using Wavelets to Detect Trends. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 14, 337–337,<0337:>2.0.CO;2.
  • Valero, F., R. Cess, M. Zhang, S. Pope, A. Bucholtz, B. Bush, and J. Vitko (1997): Absorption of solar radiation by the cloudy atmosphere: Interpretations of collocated aircraft measurements. J. Geophys. Res., 102, D25, 29917–29927,


  • Cess, R., M. Zhang, Y. Zhou, X. Jing, and V. Dvortsov (1996): Absorption of solar radiation by clouds: Interpretations of satellite, surface, and aircraft measurements. J. Geophys. Res., 101, D18, 23299–23309,
  • Imre, D. G., E. H. Abramson, and P. H. Daum (1996): Quantifying Cloud-Induced Shortwave Absorption: An Examination of Uncertainties and of Recent Arguments for Large Excess Absorption. J. Appl. Meteor., 35, 1991–2010,<1991:QCISAA>2.0.CO;2.