Can Li

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Can Li

  • RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
  • 301.614.5616
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 614
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
  • Positions/Employment

    2015 - Present

    Associate Research Scientist

    University of Maryland, College Park, MD
    2011 - 2015

    Assistant Research Scientist

    University of Maryland, College Park, MD
    2008 - 2011

    Research Associate

    University of Maryland, College Park, MD

    Education

    Ph.D., 2008, Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

    M.S., 2003, Environmental Sciences, Peking University, Beijing, China

    B.S., 2000, Chemistry, Peking University, Beijing, China

    Professional Service

    Reviewer for Aerosol Science and Technology, Atmosphere, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Atmospheric Environment, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, Atmospheric Pollution Research, Atmospheric Research, Environmental Research Letters, Geophysical Research Letters, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, International Journal of Digital Earth, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, Remote Sensing, Remote Sensing of Environment.

    Awards

    Honoree at the Annual University-Wide Celebration of Scholarship & Research, University of Maryland, 2017
    NASA Exceptional Public Achievement Medal, 2015
    Best Senior Author Publication, Earth Science Division, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 2015
    NASA Group Achievement Award, DISCOVER-AQ Science Team, 2015
    NASA Earth Science New (Early Career) Investigator, 2014
    Outstanding Performance – Software Development, Earth Science Division (610AT), NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 2014
    Best Research Faculty Paper Award, Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland, 2011
    Outstanding Performance Award - Science, Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, 2010
    Performance Award in Technical Support/Scientific Research, Climate and Radiation Branch, Laboratory for Atmospheres, NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center, 2010

    Grants

    07/18/2017 - 07/17/2020 Advancing NASA OMI SO2 Product: Enabling New Science Analyses, Applications, and Long-Term, Multi-Satellite Monitoring, NASA, NASA NRA #: NNH16ZDA001N-ACMAP
    PI
    08/29/2016 - 08/28/2019 Producing Consistent Trace Gas Retrievals through Inter-Calibration of Hyperspectral UV Measurements from OMI and GOME-2A, NASA, NASA NRA #: NNH15ZDA001N-SCIS
    PI
    04/28/2014 - 04/27/2017 Systematic multi-satellite study of recent changes in global anthropogenic SO2 pollution, NASA, NASA NRA #: NNH13ZDA001N-NIP
    PI

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Li, C., N. A. Krotkov, S. Carn, et al. Y. Zhang, R. J. Spurr, and J. Joiner. 2017. "New-generation NASA Aura Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) volcanic SO2 dataset: algorithm description, initial results, and continuation with the Suomi-NPP Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS)." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 10 (2): 445-458 [10.5194/amt-10-445-2017]

    Carn, S. A., V. E. Fioletov, C. A. McLinden, C. Li, and N. A. Krotkov. 2017. "A decade of global volcanic SO2 emissions measured from space." Scientific Reports, 7: 44095 [10.1038/srep44095]

    Zhang, Y., C. Li, N. A. Krotkov, et al. J. Joiner, V. Fioletov, and C. McLinden. 2017. "Continuation of long-term global SO2 pollution monitoring from OMI to OMPS." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 10 (4): 1495-1509 [10.5194/amt-10-1495-2017]

    Li, C., C. McLinden, V. Fioletov, et al. N. Krotkov, S. Carn, J. Joiner, D. Streets, H. He, X. Ren, Z. Li, and R. R. Dickerson. 2017. "India Is Overtaking China as the World’s Largest Emitter of Anthropogenic Sulfur Dioxide." Scientific Reports, 7 (1): 14304 [10.1038/s41598-017-14639-8]

    Krotkov, N. A., C. A. McLinden, C. Li, et al. L. N. Lamsal, E. A. Celarier, S. V. Marchenko, W. H. Swartz, E. J. Bucsela, J. Joiner, B. N. Duncan, K. F. Boersma, J. P. Veefkind, P. F. Levelt, V. E. Fioletov, R. R. Dickerson, H. He, Z. Lu, and D. G. Streets. 2016. "Aura OMI observations of regional SO2 and NO2 pollution changes from 2005 to 2015." Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16 (7): 4605-4629 [10.5194/acp-16-4605-2016]

    McLinden, C. A., V. Fioletov, M. W. Shephard, et al. N. Krotkov, C. Li, R. V. Martin, M. D. Moran, and J. Joiner. 2016. "Space-based detection of missing sulfur dioxide sources of global air pollution." Nature Geosci, [10.1038/ngeo2724]

    Li, C., J. Joiner, N. A. Krotkov, and L. Dunlap. 2015. "A new method for global retrievals of HCHO total columns from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite." Geophysical Research Letters, 42 (7): 2515-2522 [10.1002/2015gl063204]

    Li, C., S.-C. Tsay, N.-Y. C. Hsu, et al. J. Y. Kim, S. G. Howell, B. J. Huebert, Q. Ji, M.-J. Jeong, S.-H. Wang, R. A. Hansell, and S. W. Bell. 2013. "Characteristics and composition of atmospheric aerosols in Phimai, central Thailand during BASE-ASIA." Atmospheric Environment, 78: 60-71 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.04.003]

    Li, C., J. Joiner, N. A. Krotkov, and P. K. Bhartia. 2013. "A fast and sensitive new satellite SO2 retrieval algorithm based on principal component analysis: Application to the ozone monitoring instrument." Geophysical Research Letters, 40 (23): 6314-6318 [10.1002/2013gl058134]

    Li, C., N.-Y. C. Hsu, and S.-C. Tsay. 2011. "A study on the potential applications of satellite data in air quality monitoring and forecasting." Atmospheric Environment, 45 (22): 3663-3675 [10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.04.032]

    Li, C., S.-C. Tsay, J. Fu, et al. Q. Ji, S. Bell, Y. Gao, W. Zhang, J. Huang, Z. Li, and H. Chen. 2010. "Anthropogenic air pollution observed near dust source regions in northwestern China during springtime 2008." J. Geophys. Res., 115 (D7): D00K22 [10.1029/2009JD013659]

    Li, C., N. A. Krotkov, D. Streets, et al. K. He, S.-C. Tsay, and J. F. Gleason. 2010. "Recent large reduction in sulfur dioxide emissions from Chinese power plants observed by the Ozone Monitoring Instrument." Geophysical Research Letters, 37 (8): L08807 [10.1029/2010GL042594]

    Li, C., N. A. Krotkov, R. R. Dickerson, et al. Z. Li, K. Yang, and M. Chin. 2010. "Transport and evolution of a pollution plume from northern China: A satellite-based case study." J Geophys Res, 115 (D7): D00K03 [10.1029/2009JD012245]

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Li, C., N. A. Krotkov, S. Carn, et al. Y. Zhang, R. J. Spurr, and J. Joiner. 2017. "New-generation NASA Aura Ozone Monitoring Instrument (OMI) volcanic SO2 dataset: algorithm description, initial results, and continuation with the Suomi-NPP Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS)." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 10 (2): 445-458 [10.5194/amt-10-445-2017]

    Carn, S. A., V. E. Fioletov, C. A. McLinden, C. Li, and N. A. Krotkov. 2017. "A decade of global volcanic SO2 emissions measured from space." Scientific Reports 7 44095 [10.1038/srep44095]

    Zhang, Y., C. Li, N. A. Krotkov, et al. J. Joiner, V. Fioletov, and C. McLinden. 2017. "Continuation of long-term global SO2 pollution monitoring from OMI to OMPS." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 10 (4): 1495-1509 [10.5194/amt-10-1495-2017]

    Li, C., C. McLinden, V. Fioletov, et al. N. Krotkov, S. Carn, J. Joiner, D. Streets, H. He, X. Ren, Z. Li, and R. R. Dickerson. 2017. "India Is Overtaking China as the World’s Largest Emitter of Anthropogenic Sulfur Dioxide." Scientific Reports 7 (1): 14304 [10.1038/s41598-017-14639-8]

    Krotkov, N. A., C. A. McLinden, C. Li, et al. L. N. Lamsal, E. A. Celarier, S. V. Marchenko, W. H. Swartz, E. J. Bucsela, J. Joiner, B. N. Duncan, K. F. Boersma, J. P. Veefkind, P. F. Levelt, V. E. Fioletov, R. R. Dickerson, H. He, Z. Lu, and D. G. Streets. 2016. "Aura OMI observations of regional SO2 and NO2 pollution changes from 2005 to 2015." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 16 (7): 4605-4629 [10.5194/acp-16-4605-2016]

    McLinden, C. A., V. Fioletov, M. W. Shephard, et al. N. Krotkov, C. Li, R. V. Martin, M. D. Moran, and J. Joiner. 2016. "Space-based detection of missing sulfur dioxide sources of global air pollution." Nature Geosci [10.1038/ngeo2724]

    Li, C., J. Joiner, N. A. Krotkov, and L. Dunlap. 2015. "A new method for global retrievals of HCHO total columns from the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite." Geophysical Research Letters 42 (7): 2515-2522 [10.1002/2015gl063204]

    Li, C., S.-C. Tsay, N.-Y. C. Hsu, et al. J. Y. Kim, S. G. Howell, B. J. Huebert, Q. Ji, M.-J. Jeong, S.-H. Wang, R. A. Hansell, and S. W. Bell. 2013. "Characteristics and composition of atmospheric aerosols in Phimai, central Thailand during BASE-ASIA." Atmospheric Environment 78 60-71 [Full Text (Link)] [10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.04.003]

    Li, C., J. Joiner, N. A. Krotkov, and P. K. Bhartia. 2013. "A fast and sensitive new satellite SO2 retrieval algorithm based on principal component analysis: Application to the ozone monitoring instrument." Geophysical Research Letters 40 (23): 6314-6318 [10.1002/2013gl058134]

    Li, C., N.-Y. C. Hsu, and S.-C. Tsay. 2011. "A study on the potential applications of satellite data in air quality monitoring and forecasting." Atmospheric Environment 45 (22): 3663-3675 [10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.04.032]

    Li, C., S.-C. Tsay, J. Fu, et al. Q. Ji, S. Bell, Y. Gao, W. Zhang, J. Huang, Z. Li, and H. Chen. 2010. "Anthropogenic air pollution observed near dust source regions in northwestern China during springtime 2008." J. Geophys. Res. 115 (D7): D00K22 [10.1029/2009JD013659]

    Li, C., N. A. Krotkov, D. Streets, et al. K. He, S.-C. Tsay, and J. F. Gleason. 2010. "Recent large reduction in sulfur dioxide emissions from Chinese power plants observed by the Ozone Monitoring Instrument." Geophysical Research Letters 37 (8): L08807 [10.1029/2010GL042594]

    Li, C., N. A. Krotkov, R. R. Dickerson, et al. Z. Li, K. Yang, and M. Chin. 2010. "Transport and evolution of a pollution plume from northern China: A satellite-based case study." J Geophys Res 115 (D7): D00K03 [10.1029/2009JD012245]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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