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  • Capps, S., Kurashima, K., Pierce, G., and Milford, J.: Evaluating oil and gas contributions to ambient nonmethane hydrocarbon concentrations in the Colorado Front Range, submitted.

  • Nsanzineza, R., Capps, S., and Milford, J.: Modeling Emissions and Ozone Air Quality Impacts of Future Scenarios for Energy and Power Production in the Rocky Mountain States, Environ. Sci. Technol., 53, 13, 7893-7902, 2019.


  • Pye, H. O. T., Zuend, A., Fry, J. L., Isaacman-VanWertz, G., Capps, S. L., Appel, K. W., Foroutan, H., Xu, L., Ng, N. L., and Goldstein, A. H.: Coupling of organic and inorganic aerosol systems and the effect on gas–particle partitioning in the southeastern US, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 357-370,, 2018. pdf


  • Dammers, E., Shephard, M. W., Palm, M., Cady-Pereira, K., Capps, S., Lutsch, E., Strong, K., Hannigan, J. W., Ortega, I., Toon, G. C., Stremme, W., Grutter, M., Jones, N., Smale, D., Siemons, J., Hrpcek, K., Tremblay, D., Schaap, M., Notholt, J., and Erisman, J. W.: Validation of the CrIS fast physical NH3 retrieval with ground-based FTIR, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 2645-2667,, 2017. pdf

  • Qu, Z., D. K. Henze, S. L. Capps, Y. Wang, X. Xu, J. Wang, and M. Keller, (2017), Monthly top-down NOxemissions for China (2005–2012): A hybrid inversion method and trend analysis, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 122, 4600–4625, pdf.

  • Evanoski-Cole, A. R., K. A. Gebhart, B. C. Sive, Y. Zhou, S. L. Capps, D. E. Day, A. J. Prenni, M. I. Schurman, A. P. Sullivan, Y. Li, J. L. Hand, B. A. Schichtel, J. L. Collett, Jr. (2017), Composition and sources of winter haze in the Bakken oil and gas extraction region, Atmospheric Environment, 156, 77–87, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.02.019. pdf

  • Lonsdale, C. R., Hegarty, J. D., Cady-Pereira, K. E., Alvarado, M. J., Henze, D. K., Turner, M. D., Capps, S. L., Nowak, J. B., Neuman, J. A., Middlebrook, A. M., Bahreini, R., Murphy, J. G., Markovic, M. Z., VandenBoer, T. C., Russell, L. M., and Scarino, A. J.: Modeling the diurnal variability of agricultural ammonia in Bakersfield, California, during the CalNex campaign, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 2721-2739, doi:10.5194/acp-17-2721-2017, 2017. pdf


  • Capps, S. L., C. T. Driscoll, H. Fakhraei, P. H. Templer, K. J. Craig, J. B. Milford, and K. F. Lambert (2016), Estimating potential productivity co-benefits for crops and trees from reduced ozone with U.S. coal power plant carbon standards, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, pdf

  • Pusede, S. E., Duffey, K. C., Shusterman, A. A., Saleh, A., Laughner, J. L., Wooldridge, P. J., Zhang, Q., Parworth, C. L., Kim, H., Capps, S. L., Valin, L. C., Cappa, C. D., Fried, A., Walega, J., Nowak, J. B., Weinheimer, A. J., Hoff, R. M., Berkoff, T. A., Beyersdorf, A. J., Olson, J., Crawford, J. H., and Cohen, R. C.: On the effectiveness of nitrogen oxide reductions as a control over ammonium nitrate aerosol, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 2575-2596, doi:10.5194/acp-16-2575-2016, 2016. pdf


  • Turner, M.D., D. K. Henze, A. Hakami, S. L. Capps, S. Zhao, J. Resler, G. R. Carmichael, C. O. Stanier, J. Baek, A. Sandu, A. G. Russell, A. Nenes, R. W. Pinder, S. L. Napelenok, J. O. Bash, P. B. Percell, and T. Chai: Premature deaths attributed to source-specific BC emissions in six urban US regions, Environ. Res. Lett., 10 (11), 114014, 2015. pdf

  • Shephard, M. W., McLinden, C. A., Cady-Pereira, K. E., Luo, M., Moussa, S. G., Leithead, A., Liggio, J., Staebler, R. M., Akingunola, A., Makar, P., Lehr, P., Zhang, J., Henze, D. K., Millet, D. B., Bash, J. O., Zhu, L., Wells, K. C., Capps, S. L., Chaliyakunnel, S., Gordon, M., Hayden, K., Brook, J. R., Wolde, M., and Li, S.-M.: Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer (TES) satellite observations of ammonia, methanol, formic acid, and carbon monoxide over the Canadian oil sands: validation and model evaluation, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 5189-5211, doi:10.5194/amt-8-5189-2015, 2015. pdf

  • Zhu, L., Henze, D., Bash, J., Jeong, G.-R., Cady-Pereira, K., Shephard, M., Luo, M., Paulot, F., and Capps, S.: Global evaluation of ammonia bidirectional exchange and livestock diurnal variation schemes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 12823-12843, doi:10.5194/acp-15-12823-2015, 2015. pdf

  • Zhu, L., D. K. Henze, J. O. Bash, K. E. Cady-Pereira, M. W. Shephard, M. Luo, S. L. Capps: Sources and impacts of atmospheric NH3: Current understanding and frontiers for modeling, measurements, and remote sensing in North America, Current Pollution Reports,1 (2), 95--116. pdf

  • Zhang, L., L. Liu, Y. Zhao, S. Gong, X. Zhang, D. K. Henze, S. L. Capps, T. M. Fu, Q. Zhang, and Y. Wang: Source attribution of particulate matter pollution over North China with the adjoint method, Environ. Res. Lett., 10, 084011, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/8/084011. pdf

  • Nguyen, T. K. V., Capps, S. L., and Carlton, A. G: Decreasing Aerosol Water Is Consistent with OC Trends in the Southeast U.S., Env. Sci. Tech., doi: 10.1021/acs.est.5b00828. pdf

  • Guo, H., Xu, L., Bougiatioti, A., Cerully, K. M., Capps, S. L., Hite Jr., J. R., Carlton, A. G., Lee, S.-H., Bergin, M. H., Ng, N. L., Nenes, A., and Weber, R. J.: Fine-particle water and pH in the southeastern United States, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 5211-5228, doi:10.5194/acp-15-5211-2015, 2015. pdf

  • Sheyko, B., Morales, R., Capps, S. L., Barahona, D., X. Shi, X. Liu, and Nenes, A., Quantifying sensitivities of ice crystal number and sources of ice crystal number variability in CAM 5.1 using the adjoint of a physically based cirrus formation parameterization, . J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, 2834–2854. doi: 10.1002/2014JD022457, 2015. pdf

  • Turner, M.D., D. K. Henze, A. Hakami, S. Zhao, J. Resler, G. R. Carmichael, C. O. Stanier, J. Baek, A. Sandu, A. G. Russell, A. Nenes, G.-R. Jeong, S. L. Capps, P. B. Percell, R. W. Pinder, S. L. Napelenok, J. O. Bash, and T. Chai: Differences Between Magnitudes and Health Impacts of BC Emissions Across the United States Using 12 km Scale Seasonal Source Apportionment. Environ. Sci. & Tech., doi: 10.1021/es505968b, 2015. pdf

  • Luo, M., M. W. Shephard, K. E. Cady-Pereira, D. K. Henze, L. Zhu, J. O. Bash, R. W. Pinder, S. L. Capps, J. T. Walker, and M. R. Jones: Satellite observations of tropospheric ammonia and carbon monoxide: Global distributions, regional correlations and comparisons to model simulations, Atm. Environ. Vol 106, pp. 262-277, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.02.007, 2015. pdf


  • Pye, H. O. T., Pinder, R. W., Piletic, I. R., Xie, Y., Capps, S. L., Lin, Y.-H., Surratt, J. D., Zhang, Z., Gold, A., Luecken, D. J., Hutzell, W. T., Jaoui, M., Offenberg, J. H., Kleindienst, T. E., Lewandowski, M., Edney, E. O.: Epoxide Pathways Improve Model Predictions of Isoprene Markers and Reveal Key Role of Acidity in Aerosol Formation. Environ. Sci. & Tech., 47(19), 11056–11064, doi:10.1021/es402106h, 2013. pdf

  • Moore, R. H., Karydis, V. A., Capps, S. L., Lathem, T. L., and Nenes, A.: Droplet number uncertainties associated with CCN: an assessment using observations and a global model adjoint, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 4235-4251, doi:10.5194/acp-13-4235-2013, 2013. pdf


  • Karydis, V. A., Capps, S. L., Moore, R. H., Russell, A. G., Henze, D. K., and Nenes, A.: Using a global aerosol model adjoint to unravel the footprint of spatially-distributed emissions on cloud droplet number and cloud albedo, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L24804, doi:10.1029/2012GL053346, 2012. pdf

  • Karydis, V. A., Capps, S. L., Russell, A. G., and Nenes, A.: Adjoint sensitivity of global cloud droplet number to aerosol and dynamical parameters, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 9041-9055, doi:10.5194/acp-12-9041-2012, 2012. pdf

  • Zhang, W., S. Capps, Y. Hu, A. Nenes, S. Napelenok, and A. Russell: Development of the high-order decoupled direct method in three dimensions for particulate matter: enabling advanced sensitivity analysis in air quality models, Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 355-368, doi:10.5194/gmd-5-355-2012, 2012. pdf

  • Capps, S. L., Henze, D. K., Hakami, A., Russell, A. G., and Nenes, A.: ANISORROPIA: the adjoint of the aerosol thermodynamic model ISORROPIA, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 527-543, doi:10.5194/acp-12-527-2012, 2012. pdf


  • Capps, S. L., Y. Hu, and A. G. Russell, “Assessing Near-Field and Downwind Impacts of Reactivity-Based Substitutions”, Journal of Air and Waste Management, 60 (3), 316-327, 2010. pdf


  • Redmill, P. S., S. L. Capps, P. T. Cummings and C. McCabe, “A molecular dynamics study of the Gibbs free energy of solvation of fullerene particles in octanol and water ”. Carbon, 47, 2865-2874, 2009. abstract


  • Murphy, D. M., S. L. Capps, J. S. Daniel, G. J. Frost, and W. H. White, “Weekly patterns of aerosol in the United States”. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 2729-2739, 2008. pdf