Dr. Julie M. Nicely

Dr. Julie M. Nicely

  • ASSISTANT RESEARCH SCIENTIST
  • 301.614.5316
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 614
  • GREENBELT , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
  • Brief Bio

    Julie Nicely is a NASA Postdoctoral Fellow in the Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics branch.  Her research focuses on using observations and models to improve our understanding of the chemistry that takes place in Earth's atmosphere.

    Research Interests

    Tropospheric chemistry

    Comparing model simulations and observations of pollutants like tropospheric ozone and greenhouse gases like methane and seeking to understand the processes that control them.

    Positions/Employment

    2/2016 - Present

    NASA Postdoctoral Fellow

    NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center

    Teaching Experience

    University of Maryland

    Teaching Assistant: General Chemistry I Lab, Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate

    Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellow, General Chemistry I Lecturer

    Education

    Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Maryland, 2016
    An examination of hydroxyl radical: our current understanding of the oxidative capacity of the troposphere through empirical, box, and global modeling approaches, advisor: Ross J. Salawitch

    B.S. in Chemistry, Duke University, 2010
    PELP1 as a potential biomarker to predict response to tamoxifen chemoprevention, advisor: Julie H. Ostrander

    Professional Societies

    American Geophysical Union, 2011 - Present
    American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2011 - Present

    Awards

    NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2016 - Present

    Outstanding Student Seminar Award, Dept. of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Maryland, 2014

    Dean's Fellowship in Chemistry, University of Maryland, 2012 - 2013

    GAANN Fellowship for study of higher-level science education, University of Maryland, 2012 - 2013

    University Fellowship, University of Maryland, 2010 - 2014

    Phi Beta Kappa, Duke University, 2011

    Graduated magna cum laude, Duke University, 2010

    Publications

    Refereed

    Wolfe, G. M., J. M. Nicely, J. M. St. Clair, et al. T. F. Hanisco, J. Liao, L. D. Oman, W. B. Brune, D. Miller, A. Thames, G. González Abad, T. B. Ryerson, C. R. Thompson, J. Peischl, K. McKain, C. Sweeney, P. O. Wennberg, M. Kim, J. D. Crounse, S. R. Hall, K. Ullmann, G. Diskin, P. Bui, C. Chang, and J. Dean-Day. 2019. "Mapping hydroxyl variability throughout the global remote troposphere via synthesis of airborne and satellite formaldehyde observations." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116 (23): 11171-11180 [10.1073/pnas.1821661116]

    Nicely, J. M., T. P. Canty, M. Manyin, et al. L. D. Oman, R. J. Salawitch, S. D. Steenrod, S. E. Strahan, and S. A. Strode. 2018. "Changes in Global Tropospheric OH Expected as a Result of Climate Change Over the Last Several Decades." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 123 (18): 10,774-10,795 [10.1029/2018jd028388]

    Wales, P. A., R. J. Salawitch, J. M. Nicely, et al. D. C. Anderson, T. P. Canty, S. Baidar, B. Dix, T. K. Koenig, R. Volkamer, D. Chen, L. G. Huey, D. J. Tanner, C. A. Cuevas, R. P. Fernandez, D. E. Kinnison, J.-F. Lamarque, A. Saiz-Lopez, E. L. Atlas, S. R. Hall, M. A. Navarro, L. L. Pan, S. M. Schauffler, M. Stell, S. Tilmes, K. Ullmann, A. J. Weinheimer, H. Akiyoshi, M. P. Chipperfield, M. Deushi, S. S. Dhomse, W. Feng, P. Graf, R. Hossaini, P. Jöckel, E. Mancini, M. Michou, O. Morgenstern, L. D. Oman, G. Pitari, D. A. Plummer, L. E. Revell, E. Rozanov, D. Saint-Martin, R. Schofield, A. Stenke, K. A. Stone, D. Visioni, Y. Yamashita, and G. Zeng. 2018. "Stratospheric Injection of Brominated Very Short-Lived Substances: Aircraft Observations in the Western Pacific and Representation in Global Models." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, [10.1029/2017jd027978]

    Nicely, J., T. Hanisco, and H. Riris. 2018. "Applicability of Neural Networks to Etalon Fringe Filtering in Laser Spectrometers." Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 211C: 115-122 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2018.03.004]

    Anderson, D. C., J. M. Nicely, G. M. Wolfe, et al. T. F. Hanisco, R. J. Salawitch, T. P. Canty, R. R. Dickerson, E. C. Apel, S. Baidar, T. J. Bannan, N. J. Blake, D. Chen, B. Dix, R. P. Fernandez, S. R. Hall, R. S. Hornbrook, L. Gregory Huey, B. Josse, P. Jöckel, D. E. Kinnison, T. K. Koenig, M. LeBreton, V. Marécal, O. Morgenstern, L. D. Oman, L. L. Pan, C. Percival, D. Plummer, L. E. Revell, E. Rozanov, A. Saiz-Lopez, A. Stenke, K. Sudo, S. Tilmes, K. Ullmann, R. Volkamer, A. J. Weinheimer, and G. Zeng. 2017. "Formaldehyde in the Tropical Western Pacific: Chemical sources and sinks, convective transport, and representation in CAM-Chem and the CCMI models." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, [10.1002/2016jd026121]

    Nicely, J. M., R. J. Salawitch, T. Canty, et al. D. C. Anderson, S. R. Arnold, M. P. Chipperfield, L. K. Emmons, J. Flemming, V. Huijnen, D. E. Kinnison, J.-F. Lamarque, J. Mao, S. A. Monks, S. D. Steenrod, S. Tilmes, and S. Turquety. 2017. "Quantifying The Causes of Differences in Tropospheric OH within Global Models." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, [10.1002/2016jd026239]

    Chen, D., L. G. Huey, D. J. Tanner, et al. R. J. Salawitch, D. C. Anderson, P. A. Wales, L. L. Pan, E. L. Atlas, R. S. Hornbrook, E. C. Apel, N. J. Blake, T. L. Campos, V. Donets, F. M. Flocke, S. R. Hall, T. F. Hanisco, A. J. Hills, S. B. Honomichl, J. B. Jensen, L. Kaser, D. D. Montzka, J. M. Nicely, J. M. Reeves, D. D. Riemer, S. M. Schauffler, K. Ullmann, A. J. Weinheimer, and G. M. Wolfe. 2016. "Airborne measurements of BrO and the sum of HOBr and Br2 over the Tropical West Pacific from 1 to 15 km during the CONvective TRansport of Active Species in the Tropics (CONTRAST) experiment." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, [10.1002/2016jd025561]

    Nicely, J. M., D. C. Anderson, T. P. Canty, et al. R. J. Salawitch, G. M. Wolfe, E. C. Apel, S. R. Arnold, E. L. Atlas, N. J. Blake, J. F. Bresch, T. L. Campos, R. R. Dickerson, B. Duncan, L. K. Emmons, M. J. Evans, R. P. Fernandez, J. Flemming, S. R. Hall, T. F. Hanisco, S. B. Honomichl, R. S. Hornbrook, V. Huijnen, L. Kaser, D. E. Kinnison, J.-F. Lamarque, J. Mao, S. A. Monks, D. D. Montzka, L. L. Pan, D. D. Riemer, A. Saiz-Lopez, S. D. Steenrod, M. H. Stell, S. Tilmes, S. Turquety, K. Ullmann, and A. J. Weinheimer. 2016. "An observationally constrained evaluation of the oxidative capacity in the tropical western Pacific troposphere." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121 (12): 7461–7488 [10.1002/2016jd025067]

    Pan, L. L., E. L. Atlas, R. J. Salawitch, et al. S. B. Honomichl, J. F. Bresch, W. J. Randel, E. C. Apel, R. S. Hornbrook, A. J. Weinheimer, D. C. Anderson, S. J. Andrews, S. Baidar, S. P. Beaton, T. L. Campos, L. J. Carpenter, D. Chen, B. Dix, V. Donets, S. R. Hall, T. F. Hanisco, C. R. Homeyer, L. G. Huey, J. B. Jensen, L. Kaser, D. E. Kinnison, T. K. Koenig, J.-F. Lamarque, C. Liu, J. Luo, Z. J. Luo, D. D. Montzka, J. M. Nicely, R. B. Pierce, D. D. Riemer, T. Robinson, P. Romashkin, A. Saiz-Lopez, S. Schauffler, O. Shieh, M. H. Stell, K. Ullmann, G. Vaughan, R. Volkamer, and G. Wolfe. 2016. "The Convective Transport of Active Species in the Tropics (CONTRAST) Experiment." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, [10.1175/bams-d-14-00272.1]

    Anderson, D. C., J. M. Nicely, R. J. Salawitch, et al. T. P. Canty, R. R. Dickerson, T. F. Hanisco, G. M. Wolfe, E. C. Apel, E. Atlas, T. Bannan, S. Bauguitte, N. J. Blake, J. F. Bresch, T. L. Campos, L. J. Carpenter, M. D. Cohen, M. Evans, R. P. Fernandez, B. H. Kahn, D. E. Kinnison, S. R. Hall, N. R. Harris, R. S. Hornbrook, J.-F. Lamarque, M. Le Breton, J. D. Lee, C. Percival, L. Pfister, R. B. Pierce, D. D. Riemer, A. Saiz-Lopez, B. J. Stunder, A. M. Thompson, K. Ullmann, A. Vaughan, and A. J. Weinheimer. 2016. "A pervasive role for biomass burning in tropical high ozone/low water structures." Nat Comms, 7: 10267 [10.1038/ncomms10267]

    Brief Bio

    Julie Nicely is a NASA Postdoctoral Fellow in the Atmospheric Chemistry and Dynamics branch.  Her research focuses on using observations and models to improve our understanding of the chemistry that takes place in Earth's atmosphere.

    Publications

    Refereed

    Wolfe, G. M., J. M. Nicely, J. M. St. Clair, et al. T. F. Hanisco, J. Liao, L. D. Oman, W. B. Brune, D. Miller, A. Thames, G. González Abad, T. B. Ryerson, C. R. Thompson, J. Peischl, K. McKain, C. Sweeney, P. O. Wennberg, M. Kim, J. D. Crounse, S. R. Hall, K. Ullmann, G. Diskin, P. Bui, C. Chang, and J. Dean-Day. 2019. "Mapping hydroxyl variability throughout the global remote troposphere via synthesis of airborne and satellite formaldehyde observations." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (23): 11171-11180 [10.1073/pnas.1821661116]

    Nicely, J. M., T. P. Canty, M. Manyin, et al. L. D. Oman, R. J. Salawitch, S. D. Steenrod, S. E. Strahan, and S. A. Strode. 2018. "Changes in Global Tropospheric OH Expected as a Result of Climate Change Over the Last Several Decades." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 123 (18): 10,774-10,795 [10.1029/2018jd028388]

    Wales, P. A., R. J. Salawitch, J. M. Nicely, et al. D. C. Anderson, T. P. Canty, S. Baidar, B. Dix, T. K. Koenig, R. Volkamer, D. Chen, L. G. Huey, D. J. Tanner, C. A. Cuevas, R. P. Fernandez, D. E. Kinnison, J.-F. Lamarque, A. Saiz-Lopez, E. L. Atlas, S. R. Hall, M. A. Navarro, L. L. Pan, S. M. Schauffler, M. Stell, S. Tilmes, K. Ullmann, A. J. Weinheimer, H. Akiyoshi, M. P. Chipperfield, M. Deushi, S. S. Dhomse, W. Feng, P. Graf, R. Hossaini, P. Jöckel, E. Mancini, M. Michou, O. Morgenstern, L. D. Oman, G. Pitari, D. A. Plummer, L. E. Revell, E. Rozanov, D. Saint-Martin, R. Schofield, A. Stenke, K. A. Stone, D. Visioni, Y. Yamashita, and G. Zeng. 2018. "Stratospheric Injection of Brominated Very Short-Lived Substances: Aircraft Observations in the Western Pacific and Representation in Global Models." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres [10.1029/2017jd027978]

    Nicely, J., T. Hanisco, and H. Riris. 2018. "Applicability of Neural Networks to Etalon Fringe Filtering in Laser Spectrometers." Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 211C 115-122 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2018.03.004]

    Anderson, D. C., J. M. Nicely, G. M. Wolfe, et al. T. F. Hanisco, R. J. Salawitch, T. P. Canty, R. R. Dickerson, E. C. Apel, S. Baidar, T. J. Bannan, N. J. Blake, D. Chen, B. Dix, R. P. Fernandez, S. R. Hall, R. S. Hornbrook, L. Gregory Huey, B. Josse, P. Jöckel, D. E. Kinnison, T. K. Koenig, M. LeBreton, V. Marécal, O. Morgenstern, L. D. Oman, L. L. Pan, C. Percival, D. Plummer, L. E. Revell, E. Rozanov, A. Saiz-Lopez, A. Stenke, K. Sudo, S. Tilmes, K. Ullmann, R. Volkamer, A. J. Weinheimer, and G. Zeng. 2017. "Formaldehyde in the Tropical Western Pacific: Chemical sources and sinks, convective transport, and representation in CAM-Chem and the CCMI models." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres [10.1002/2016jd026121]

    Nicely, J. M., R. J. Salawitch, T. Canty, et al. D. C. Anderson, S. R. Arnold, M. P. Chipperfield, L. K. Emmons, J. Flemming, V. Huijnen, D. E. Kinnison, J.-F. Lamarque, J. Mao, S. A. Monks, S. D. Steenrod, S. Tilmes, and S. Turquety. 2017. "Quantifying The Causes of Differences in Tropospheric OH within Global Models." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres [10.1002/2016jd026239]

    Chen, D., L. G. Huey, D. J. Tanner, et al. R. J. Salawitch, D. C. Anderson, P. A. Wales, L. L. Pan, E. L. Atlas, R. S. Hornbrook, E. C. Apel, N. J. Blake, T. L. Campos, V. Donets, F. M. Flocke, S. R. Hall, T. F. Hanisco, A. J. Hills, S. B. Honomichl, J. B. Jensen, L. Kaser, D. D. Montzka, J. M. Nicely, J. M. Reeves, D. D. Riemer, S. M. Schauffler, K. Ullmann, A. J. Weinheimer, and G. M. Wolfe. 2016. "Airborne measurements of BrO and the sum of HOBr and Br2 over the Tropical West Pacific from 1 to 15 km during the CONvective TRansport of Active Species in the Tropics (CONTRAST) experiment." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres [10.1002/2016jd025561]

    Nicely, J. M., D. C. Anderson, T. P. Canty, et al. R. J. Salawitch, G. M. Wolfe, E. C. Apel, S. R. Arnold, E. L. Atlas, N. J. Blake, J. F. Bresch, T. L. Campos, R. R. Dickerson, B. Duncan, L. K. Emmons, M. J. Evans, R. P. Fernandez, J. Flemming, S. R. Hall, T. F. Hanisco, S. B. Honomichl, R. S. Hornbrook, V. Huijnen, L. Kaser, D. E. Kinnison, J.-F. Lamarque, J. Mao, S. A. Monks, D. D. Montzka, L. L. Pan, D. D. Riemer, A. Saiz-Lopez, S. D. Steenrod, M. H. Stell, S. Tilmes, S. Turquety, K. Ullmann, and A. J. Weinheimer. 2016. "An observationally constrained evaluation of the oxidative capacity in the tropical western Pacific troposphere." J. Geophys. Res. Atmos. 121 (12): 7461–7488 [10.1002/2016jd025067]

    Pan, L. L., E. L. Atlas, R. J. Salawitch, et al. S. B. Honomichl, J. F. Bresch, W. J. Randel, E. C. Apel, R. S. Hornbrook, A. J. Weinheimer, D. C. Anderson, S. J. Andrews, S. Baidar, S. P. Beaton, T. L. Campos, L. J. Carpenter, D. Chen, B. Dix, V. Donets, S. R. Hall, T. F. Hanisco, C. R. Homeyer, L. G. Huey, J. B. Jensen, L. Kaser, D. E. Kinnison, T. K. Koenig, J.-F. Lamarque, C. Liu, J. Luo, Z. J. Luo, D. D. Montzka, J. M. Nicely, R. B. Pierce, D. D. Riemer, T. Robinson, P. Romashkin, A. Saiz-Lopez, S. Schauffler, O. Shieh, M. H. Stell, K. Ullmann, G. Vaughan, R. Volkamer, and G. Wolfe. 2016. "The Convective Transport of Active Species in the Tropics (CONTRAST) Experiment." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society [10.1175/bams-d-14-00272.1]

    Anderson, D. C., J. M. Nicely, R. J. Salawitch, et al. T. P. Canty, R. R. Dickerson, T. F. Hanisco, G. M. Wolfe, E. C. Apel, E. Atlas, T. Bannan, S. Bauguitte, N. J. Blake, J. F. Bresch, T. L. Campos, L. J. Carpenter, M. D. Cohen, M. Evans, R. P. Fernandez, B. H. Kahn, D. E. Kinnison, S. R. Hall, N. R. Harris, R. S. Hornbrook, J.-F. Lamarque, M. Le Breton, J. D. Lee, C. Percival, L. Pfister, R. B. Pierce, D. D. Riemer, A. Saiz-Lopez, B. J. Stunder, A. M. Thompson, K. Ullmann, A. Vaughan, and A. J. Weinheimer. 2016. "A pervasive role for biomass burning in tropical high ozone/low water structures." Nat Comms 7 10267 [10.1038/ncomms10267]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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