Sciences and Exploration Directorate

Adrian M Loftus



Org Code: 612

Mail Code: 612
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Employer: NASA


Outstanding Performance in Science Award, 2016, Earth Science Division Atmospheres, NASA-GSFC

Scientific Leadership Award, 2016, Climate and Radiation Laboratory, NASA-GSFC

NASA Contractor Performance Award for Outstanding Performance in Instrumentation, 2013, Earth Science Division Atmospheres, NASA-GSFC

NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowship, 2012

Selected Publications


Tao, W.-K., J.-D. Chern, T. Iguchi, et al. S. E. Lang, M.-I. Lee, X. Li, A. M. Loftus, T. Matsui, K. I. Mohr, S. Nicholls, C. D. Peters-Lidard, D. Posselt, and G. Skofronick-Jackson. 2019. Microphysics in Goddard multi-scale modeling systems: A Review Current Trends in the Representation of Physical Processes in Weather and Climate Models 253-316 [10.1007/978-981-13-3396-5_14]

Loftus, A. M. 2018. Towards an enhanced droplet activation scheme for multi-moment bulk microphysics schemes Atmospheric Research 214 442-449 [10.1016/j.atmosres.2018.08.025]

Pantina, P., S.-C. Tsay, T.-C. Hsiao, et al. A. M. Loftus, F. Kuo, C.-F. Ou-Yang, A. M. Sayer, S.-H. Wang, N.-H. Lin, N. C. Hsu, S. Janjai, S. Chantara, and A. X. Nguyen. 2016. COMMIT in 7-SEAS/BASELInE: Operation of and Observations from a Novel, Mobile Laboratory for Measuring In-Situ Properties of Aerosols and Gases Aerosol Air Qual. Res. 16 (11): 2728-2741 [10.4209/aaqr.2015.11.0630]

Tsay, S.-C., H. B. Maring, N.-H. Lin, et al. S. Buntoung, S. Chantara, H.-C. Chuang, P. M. Gabriel, C. Goodloe, B. N. Holben, T.-C. Hsiao, N.-Y. C. Hsu, S. Janjai, W. K. Lau, C.-T. Lee, J. Lee, A. M. Loftus, A. X. Nguyen, C. M. Nguyen, S. K. Pani, P. Pantina, A. M. Sayer, W.-K. Tao, S.-H. Wang, E. J. Welton, W. Wiriya, and M.-C. Yen. 2016. Satellite-Surface Perspectives of Air Quality and Aerosol-Cloud Effects on the Environment: An Overview of 7-SEAS/BASELInE Aero. Air Qual. Res. 16 (11): 2581-2602 [10.4209/aaqr.2016.08.0350]

Loftus, A. M., S.-C. Tsay, P. Pantina, et al. C. Nguyen, P. M. Gabriel, X. A. Nguyen, A. M. Sayer, W.-K. Tao, and T. Matsui. 2016. Coupled Aerosol-Cloud Systems over Northern Vietnam during 7-SEAS/BASELInE: A Radar and Modeling Perspective Aerosol Air Qual. Res. 16 2768-2785 [10.4209/aaqr.2015.11.0631]

Sayer, A. M., N.-Y. C. Hsu, T.-C. Hsiao, et al. P. Pantina, F. Kuo, C.-F. Ou-Yang, B. N. Holben, S. Janjai, S. Chantara, S.-H. Wang, A. M. Loftus, N.-H. Lin, and S.-C. Tsay. 2015. In-situ and remotely-sensed observations of biomass burning aerosols at Doi Ang Khang Thailand during 7-SEAS/BASELInE 2015 Aerosol and Air Quality Research 16 2768-2801 [10.4209/aaqr.2015.08.0500]

Lin, N.-H., A. M. Sayer, S.-H. Wang, et al. A. M. Loftus, T.-C. Hsiao, G.-R. Sheu, N.-Y. C. Hsu, S.-C. Tsay, and S. Chantara. 2014. Interactions between biomass-burning aerosols and clouds over Southeast Asia: Current status, challenges, and perspectives Environmental Pollution 195 292-307 [doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2014.06.036]

Loftus, A. M., and W. Cotton. 2014. A triple-moment hail bulk microphysics scheme. Part II: Verification and comparison with two-moment bulk microphysics Atmospheric Research 150 97-128 [10.1016/j.atmosres.2014.07.016]

Loftus, A. M., W. Cotton, and G. Carrio. 2014. A triple-moment hail bulk microphysics scheme. Part I:Description and initial evaluation Atmospheric Research 149 35-37 [10.1016/j.atmosres.2014.05.013]

Tsay, S.-C., N.-Y. C. Hsu, W. K. Lau, et al. C. Li, P. M. Gabriel, Q. Ji, B. N. Holben, E. J. Welton, X. A. Nguyen, S. Janjai, N. H. Lin, J. S. Reid, J. Boonjawat, S. G. Howell, B. Huebert, J. S. Fu, R. A. Hansell, A. M. Sayer, R. Gautam, S.-H. Wang, C. S. Goodloe, L. R. Miko, P. K. Shu, A. M. Loftus, J. Huang, J. Y. Kim, M.-J. Jeong, and P. Pantina. 2013. From BASE-ASIA toward 7-SEAS: A satellite-surface perspective of boreal spring biomass-burning aerosols and clouds in Southeast Asia Atmospheric Environment 78 20-34 [10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.12.013]