Dr. Edward Paul Nowottnick

Dr. Edward Paul Nowottnick

  • SCIENTIST II
  • 301.614.6553
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 614
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIVERSITIES SPACE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
  • Positions/Employment

    8/2014 - Present

    Scientist, Earth Sciences

    GESTAR/USRA, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
    9/2011 - 8/2014

    Post-doc Fellow

    NASA Post-Doctoral Program Oak Ridge Associated Universities, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD  

    Education

    University of Maryland, College Park, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Ph. D (2011)
    University of Maryland, College Park, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, M.S. (2007)
    University of Maryland, College Park, Physical Sciences, B.S. (2005)

    Research Interests

    Aerosols

     

    Atmospheric Dynamics

     

    Remote Sensing

     

    Theory & Modeling

     

    Data Assimilation

    Professional Societies

    American Geophysical Union, 2005 - Present
    American Meteorological Society, 2005 - Present

    Professional Service

    • Referee, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres
    • Referee, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences
    • Referee, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
    • Referee, Atmospheric Research
    • Referee, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques
    • Referee, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics

    Awards

    • NASA GSFC Code 610 Outstanding Performance in Science Software Development, 2016
    • NASA Group Achievement Award: Cloud Aerosol Transport System (CATS) Team, 2015
    • NASA Group Achievement Award: Hurricane and Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) Team, 2014
    • NASA NPP Fellowship, 2011-2014
    • NASA Earth System Science Student Fellowship, 2007-2010
    • Best AeroCenter Seminar, 2012

    Other Professional Information

    • NASA GSFC AeroCenter Committee Member, 2017 - Present
    • NASA GSFC Early Career Scientist Forum Committee Member, 2017 - Present

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Proestakis, E., V. Amiridis, E. Marinou, et al. I. Binietoglou, A. Ansmann, U. Wandinger, J. Hofer, J. Yorks, E. Nowottnick, A. Makhmudov, A. Papayannis, A. Pietruczuk, A. Gialitaki, A. Apituley, A. Szkop, C. Muñoz Porcar, D. Bortoli, D. Dionisi, D. Althausen, D. Mamali, D. Balis, D. Nicolae, E. Tetoni, G. L. Liberti, H. Baars, I. Mattis, I. Stachlewska, K. A. Voudouri, L. Mona, M. Mylonaki, M. R. Perrone, M. J. Costa, M. Sicard, N. Papagiannopoulos, N. Siomos, P. Burlizzi, R. Pauly, R. Engelmann, S. Abdullaev, and G. Pappalardo. 2019. "EARLINET evaluation of the CATS L2 aerosol backscatter coefficient product." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 1-30 (Submitted) [10.5194/acp-2019-45]

    Nowottnick, E. P., P. R. Colarco, S. A. Braun, et al. D. O. Barahona, A. da Silva, D. L. Hlavka, M. J. McGill, and J. R. Spackman. 2018. "Dust Impacts on the 2012 Hurricane Nadine Track during the NASA HS3 Field Campaign." Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, JAS-D-17-0237.1 [10.1175/jas-d-17-0237.1]

    Randles, C. A., A. M. Da Silva, V. J. Buchard, et al. A. S. Darmenov, P. R. Colarco, V. Aquila, H. Bian, E. P. Nowottnick, X. Pan, H. Yu, and R. C. Govindaraju. 2016. "The MERRA-2 Aerosol Assimilation." Technical Report Series on Global Modeling and Data Assimilation, 45:

    Yorks, J. E., M. J. McGill, S. P. Palm, et al. D. L. Hlavka, P. A. Selmer, E. P. Nowottnick, M. A. Vaughan, S. D. Rodier, and W. D. Hart. 2016. "An overview of the CATS level 1 processing algorithms and data products." Geophysical Research Letters, 43 (9): 4632-4639 [10.1002/2016gl068006]

    Nowottnick, E. P., P. R. Colarco, E. J. Welton, and A. M. Da Silva. 2015. "Use of the CALIOP vertical feature mask for evaluating global aerosol models." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 8: 3647-3669 [10.5194/amt-8-3647-2015]

    Colarco, P. R., E. P. Nowottnick, C. A. Randles, et al. B. Yi, P. Yang, K.-M. Kim, J. Smith, and C. Bardeen. 2014. "Impact of radiatively interactive dust aerosols in the NASA GEOS-5 climate model: Sensitivity to dust particle shape and refractive index." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119 (2): 753-786 [10.1002/2013JD020046]

    Nowottnick, E., P. R. Colarco, A. M. Da Silva, D. L. Hlavka, and M. J. Mcgill. 2011. "The fate of Saharan dust across the Atlantic and implications for a Central American dust barrier." Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11 (16): 8415-8431 [10.5194/acp-11-8415-2011]

    Nowottnick, E., P. R. Colarco, R. Ferrare, et al. G. Chen, S. Ismail, B. Anderson, and E. Browell. 2010. "Online simulations of mineral dust aerosol distributions: Comparisons to NAMMA observations and sensitivity to dust emission parameterization." J Geophys Res, 115 (D3): D03202 [10.1029/2009JD012692]

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Proestakis, E., V. Amiridis, E. Marinou, et al. I. Binietoglou, A. Ansmann, U. Wandinger, J. Hofer, J. Yorks, E. Nowottnick, A. Makhmudov, A. Papayannis, A. Pietruczuk, A. Gialitaki, A. Apituley, A. Szkop, C. Muñoz Porcar, D. Bortoli, D. Dionisi, D. Althausen, D. Mamali, D. Balis, D. Nicolae, E. Tetoni, G. L. Liberti, H. Baars, I. Mattis, I. Stachlewska, K. A. Voudouri, L. Mona, M. Mylonaki, M. R. Perrone, M. J. Costa, M. Sicard, N. Papagiannopoulos, N. Siomos, P. Burlizzi, R. Pauly, R. Engelmann, S. Abdullaev, and G. Pappalardo. 2019. "EARLINET evaluation of the CATS L2 aerosol backscatter coefficient product." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions (Submitted) 1-30 [10.5194/acp-2019-45]

    Nowottnick, E. P., P. R. Colarco, S. A. Braun, et al. D. O. Barahona, A. da Silva, D. L. Hlavka, M. J. McGill, and J. R. Spackman. 2018. "Dust Impacts on the 2012 Hurricane Nadine Track during the NASA HS3 Field Campaign." Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences JAS-D-17-0237.1 [10.1175/jas-d-17-0237.1]

    Randles, C. A., A. M. Da Silva, V. J. Buchard, et al. A. S. Darmenov, P. R. Colarco, V. Aquila, H. Bian, E. P. Nowottnick, X. Pan, H. Yu, and R. C. Govindaraju. 2016. "The MERRA-2 Aerosol Assimilation." Technical Report Series on Global Modeling and Data Assimilation 45

    Yorks, J. E., M. J. McGill, S. P. Palm, et al. D. L. Hlavka, P. A. Selmer, E. P. Nowottnick, M. A. Vaughan, S. D. Rodier, and W. D. Hart. 2016. "An overview of the CATS level 1 processing algorithms and data products." Geophysical Research Letters 43 (9): 4632-4639 [10.1002/2016gl068006]

    Nowottnick, E. P., P. R. Colarco, E. J. Welton, and A. M. Da Silva. 2015. "Use of the CALIOP vertical feature mask for evaluating global aerosol models." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 8 3647-3669 [10.5194/amt-8-3647-2015]

    Colarco, P. R., E. P. Nowottnick, C. A. Randles, et al. B. Yi, P. Yang, K.-M. Kim, J. Smith, and C. Bardeen. 2014. "Impact of radiatively interactive dust aerosols in the NASA GEOS-5 climate model: Sensitivity to dust particle shape and refractive index." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 119 (2): 753-786 [10.1002/2013JD020046]

    Nowottnick, E., P. R. Colarco, A. M. Da Silva, D. L. Hlavka, and M. J. Mcgill. 2011. "The fate of Saharan dust across the Atlantic and implications for a Central American dust barrier." Atmos. Chem. Phys. 11 (16): 8415-8431 [10.5194/acp-11-8415-2011]

    Nowottnick, E., P. R. Colarco, R. Ferrare, et al. G. Chen, S. Ismail, B. Anderson, and E. Browell. 2010. "Online simulations of mineral dust aerosol distributions: Comparisons to NAMMA observations and sensitivity to dust emission parameterization." J Geophys Res 115 (D3): D03202 [10.1029/2009JD012692]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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