Dr. Lauren M. Zamora

Dr. Lauren M. Zamora

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  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 613
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND
  • Brief Bio

    Dr. Zamora is an Assistant Research Scientist at ESSIC (the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland) and a contractor in the Climate and Radation Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.  She studies a combination of interactions between aerosols, climate, and marine biogeochemistry.  Dr. Zamora obtained a Ph.D. in Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry from the University of Miami.

    ResearcherID: E-6972-2011

    Education

    Ph.D. (2010) Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry, University of Miami

    B.S. with Honors (2004) Environmental Science and Policy, University of Maryland, College Park

    Publications

    Refereed

    Suntharalingam, P., L. M. Zamora, H. W. Bange, et al. S. Bikkina, E. Buitenhuis, M. Kanakidou, J.-F. Lamarque, A. Landolfi, L. Resplandy, M. M. Sarin, S. Seitzinger, and A. Singh. 2019. "Anthropogenic nitrogen inputs and impacts on oceanic N2O fluxes in the northern Indian Ocean: The need for an integrated observation and modelling approach." Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography, 166: 104-113 [10.1016/j.dsr2.2019.03.007]

    Zamora, L. M., R. A. Kahn, K. B. Huebert, A. Stohl, and S. Eckhardt. 2018. "A satellite-based estimate of combustion aerosol cloud microphysical effects over the Arctic Ocean." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18 (20): 14949-14964 [10.5194/acp-18-14949-2018]

    Baker, A. R., M. Kanakidou, K. E. Altieri, et al. N. Daskalakis, G. S. Okin, S. Myriokefalitakis, F. Dentener, M. Uematsu, M. M. Sarin, R. A. Duce, J. N. Galloway, W. C. Keene, A. Singh, L. Zamora, J.-F. Lamarque, S.-C. Hsu, S. S. Rohekar, and J. M. Prospero. 2017. "Observation- and model-based estimates of particulate dry nitrogen deposition to the oceans." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17 (13): 8189--8210 [10.5194/acp-17-8189-2017]

    Zamora, L. M., R. A. Kahn, S. Eckhardt, et al. A. McComiskey, P. Sawamura, R. Moore, and A. Stohl. 2017. "Aerosol indirect effects on the nighttime Arctic Ocean surface from thin, predominantly liquid clouds." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17 (12): 7311-7332 [10.5194/acp-17-7311-2017]

    Jickells, T. D., E. Buitenhuis, K. Altieri, et al. A. R. Baker, D. Capone, R. A. Duce, F. Dentener, K. Fennel, M. Kanakidou, J. LaRoche, K. Lee, P. Liss, J. J. Middelburg, J. K. Moore, G. Okin, A. Oschlies, M. Sarin, S. Seitzinger, J. Sharples, A. Singh, P. Suntharalingam, M. Uematsu, and L. M. Zamora. 2017. "A reevaluation of the magnitude and impacts of anthropogenic atmospheric nitrogen inputs on the ocean." Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 31: 289–305 [10.1002/2016gb005586]

    Landolfi, A., C. J. Somes, W. Koeve, L. M. Zamora, and A. Oschlies. 2017. "Oceanic nitrogen cycling and N2O flux perturbations in the Anthropocene." Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 31: [10.1002/2017GB005633]

    Zamora, L. M., R. A. Kahn, M. J. Cubison, et al. G. S. Diskin, J. L. Jimenez, Y. Kondo, G. M. McFarquhar, A. Nenes, K. L. Thornhill, A. Wisthaler, A. Zelenyuk, and L. D. Ziemba. 2016. "Aircraft-measured indirect cloud effects from biomass burning smoke in the Arctic and subarctic." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16 (2): 715-738 [10.5194/acp-16-715-2016]

    Zamora, L. M., and A. Oschlies. 2014. "Surface nitrification: a major uncertainty in marine N2O emissions." Geophysical Research Letters, 41 (12): 4247-4253 [10.1002/2014GL060556]

    Morton, P., W. Landing, S.-C. Hsu, et al. A. Milne, A. Aguilar-Islas, A. Baker, A. Bowie, C. Buck, Y. Gao, S. Gichucki, M. Hastings, M. Hatta, A. Johansen, R. Losno, C. Mead, M. Patey, G. Swarr, A. Vandermark, and L. M. Zamora. 2013. "INTERCAL: Results from the 2008 GEOTRACES aerosol intercalibration study." Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 11: 62-78 [doi:10.4319/lom.2013.11.62]

    Zamora, L. M., J. Prospero, D. Hansell, and J. M. Trapp. 2013. "Atmospheric P deposition to the subtropical North Atlantic: sources, properties, and relationship to N deposition." Journal of Geophysical Research- Atmospheres, 118: 1546-1562 [doi:10.1002/jgrd.50187]

    Zamora, L. M., A. Oschlies, H. W. Bange, et al. J. Craig, K. Huebert, A. Kock, and C. Löscher. 2012. "Nitrous oxide dynamics in low oxygen regions of the Pacific: Insights from the MEMENTO database." Biogeosciences, 9: 5007-5022 [doi:10.5194/bg-9-5007-2012]

    Kanakidou, M., R. A. Duce, J. M. Prospero, et al. A. R. Baker, C. Benitez-Nelson, F. J. Dentener, K. A. Hunter, P. S. Liss, N. Mahowald, G. S. Okin, M. Sarin, K. Tsigaridis, M. Uematsu, L. M. Zamora, and T. Zhu. 2012. "Atmospheric fluxes of organic N and P to the global ocean." Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 26 (3): GB3026 [10.1029/2011GB004277]

    Zamora, L. M., J. Prospero, and D. Hansell. 2011. "Organic nitrogen in aerosols and precipitation at Barbados and Miami: implications regarding sources, transport and deposition to the subtropical North Atlantic." Journal of Geophysical Research- Atmospheres, 116: D20309 [doi:10.1029/2011JD015660]

    Zamora, L. M., A. Landolfi, A. Oschlies, et al. D. Hansell, H. Dietze, and F. Dentener. 2010. "Atmospheric deposition of nutrients and excess N formation in the North Atlantic." Biogeosciences, 7 (777-793): [doi:10.5194/bg-7-777-2010]

    Duce, R. A., J. LaRoche, K. Altieri, et al. K. Arrigo, A. Baker, D. Capone, S. Cornell, F. Dentener, J. Galloway, R. Ganeshram, R. Geider, T. Jickells, M. Kuypers, R. Langlois, P. Liss, S. Liu, J. Middleburg, C. Moore, S. Nickovic, A. Oschlies, T. Pedersen, J. Prospero, R. Schlitzer, S. Seitzinger, L. Sorensen, M. Uematsu, O. Ulloa, M. Voss, B. Ward, and L. M. Zamora. 2008. "Impacts of atmospheric anthropogenic nitrogen on the open ocean." Science, 320: 893-897 [doi:10.1126/science.1150369]

    Hansell, D., D. Olson, F. Dentener, and L. M. Zamora. 2007. "Assessment of excess nitrate development in the subtropical North Atlantic." Marine Chemistry , 106: 562-579 [doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2007.06.005]

    Non-Refereed

    Zamora, L. M., J. Prospero, D. Hansell, et al. J. Trapp, A. Landolfi, A. Oschlies, and F. Dentener. 2011. "Phosphorus stress induced by atmospheric deposition to the surface waters of the subtropical North Atlantic." SOLAS Newsletter 13: 34-36 [Full Text (Link)]

    Grants

    07/01/2019 - 06/30/2022 Atmospheric Composition: Modeling and Analysis, NASA

    Characterizing and quantifying the impacts of Arctic marine aerosol emissions on low, liquid-containing clouds

    ; Principal Investigator
    03/15/2017 - 06/30/2019 Atmospheric Composition: Aura Science Team and Atmospheric Composition Modeling and Analysis Program, NASA

    Global Aerosol Type Maps – The Next Generation

    ; Co-Investigator
    02/03/2014 - 01/02/2017 NASA Postdoctoral Program Fellowship, NASA Postdoctoral Program at Goddard Space Flight Center, administered by Oak Ridge Associated Universities through a contract with NASA

    Effects of biomass burning aerosols on Arctic net cloud indirect radiation

    ; Principal Investigator
    02/01/2013 - 01/31/2016 SOPRAN Phase III, German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

    Synthesis of marine N2O scenarios

    ; Co-Principal Investigator

    Professional Service

    Seminar series: NASA GSFC Climate and Radiation Laboratory Seminar Series co-organizer (2016-2017; 2017-2018)

    Conference session co-organizer: AGU 2016- 2018; EGU 2014, 2015; Ocean Sciences Meeting 2016

    Reviewer: Advances in Space Reseach, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, Atmospheric Environment, Biogeochemistry, Geophysical Research Letters, Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, Environmental Science and Technology, PLOS ONE, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), the National Ocean and Atmosphere Administration (NOAA), and the National Science Foundation (NSF).

     

    Awards

    • NASA GSFC Climate and Radiation Laboratory best first-authored paper (2018)
    • Young scientist fellowship, 65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (2015)
    • IFM-GEOMAR FB2 Women's Fund Endowment (2011, 2012)

    Brief Bio

    Dr. Zamora is an Assistant Research Scientist at ESSIC (the Earth System Science Interdisciplinary Center, University of Maryland) and a contractor in the Climate and Radation Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.  She studies a combination of interactions between aerosols, climate, and marine biogeochemistry.  Dr. Zamora obtained a Ph.D. in Marine and Atmospheric Chemistry from the University of Miami.

    ResearcherID: E-6972-2011

    Publications

    Refereed

    Suntharalingam, P., L. M. Zamora, H. W. Bange, et al. S. Bikkina, E. Buitenhuis, M. Kanakidou, J.-F. Lamarque, A. Landolfi, L. Resplandy, M. M. Sarin, S. Seitzinger, and A. Singh. 2019. "Anthropogenic nitrogen inputs and impacts on oceanic N2O fluxes in the northern Indian Ocean: The need for an integrated observation and modelling approach." Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 166 104-113 [10.1016/j.dsr2.2019.03.007]

    Zamora, L. M., R. A. Kahn, K. B. Huebert, A. Stohl, and S. Eckhardt. 2018. "A satellite-based estimate of combustion aerosol cloud microphysical effects over the Arctic Ocean." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18 (20): 14949-14964 [10.5194/acp-18-14949-2018]

    Baker, A. R., M. Kanakidou, K. E. Altieri, et al. N. Daskalakis, G. S. Okin, S. Myriokefalitakis, F. Dentener, M. Uematsu, M. M. Sarin, R. A. Duce, J. N. Galloway, W. C. Keene, A. Singh, L. Zamora, J.-F. Lamarque, S.-C. Hsu, S. S. Rohekar, and J. M. Prospero. 2017. "Observation- and model-based estimates of particulate dry nitrogen deposition to the oceans." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17 (13): 8189--8210 [10.5194/acp-17-8189-2017]

    Zamora, L. M., R. A. Kahn, S. Eckhardt, et al. A. McComiskey, P. Sawamura, R. Moore, and A. Stohl. 2017. "Aerosol indirect effects on the nighttime Arctic Ocean surface from thin, predominantly liquid clouds." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 17 (12): 7311-7332 [10.5194/acp-17-7311-2017]

    Jickells, T. D., E. Buitenhuis, K. Altieri, et al. A. R. Baker, D. Capone, R. A. Duce, F. Dentener, K. Fennel, M. Kanakidou, J. LaRoche, K. Lee, P. Liss, J. J. Middelburg, J. K. Moore, G. Okin, A. Oschlies, M. Sarin, S. Seitzinger, J. Sharples, A. Singh, P. Suntharalingam, M. Uematsu, and L. M. Zamora. 2017. "A reevaluation of the magnitude and impacts of anthropogenic atmospheric nitrogen inputs on the ocean." Global Biogeochemical Cycles 31 289–305 [10.1002/2016gb005586]

    Landolfi, A., C. J. Somes, W. Koeve, L. M. Zamora, and A. Oschlies. 2017. "Oceanic nitrogen cycling and N2O flux perturbations in the Anthropocene." Global Biogeochemical Cycles 31 [10.1002/2017GB005633]

    Zamora, L. M., R. A. Kahn, M. J. Cubison, et al. G. S. Diskin, J. L. Jimenez, Y. Kondo, G. M. McFarquhar, A. Nenes, K. L. Thornhill, A. Wisthaler, A. Zelenyuk, and L. D. Ziemba. 2016. "Aircraft-measured indirect cloud effects from biomass burning smoke in the Arctic and subarctic." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 16 (2): 715-738 [10.5194/acp-16-715-2016]

    Zamora, L. M., and A. Oschlies. 2014. "Surface nitrification: a major uncertainty in marine N2O emissions." Geophysical Research Letters 41 (12): 4247-4253 [10.1002/2014GL060556]

    Morton, P., W. Landing, S.-C. Hsu, et al. A. Milne, A. Aguilar-Islas, A. Baker, A. Bowie, C. Buck, Y. Gao, S. Gichucki, M. Hastings, M. Hatta, A. Johansen, R. Losno, C. Mead, M. Patey, G. Swarr, A. Vandermark, and L. M. Zamora. 2013. "INTERCAL: Results from the 2008 GEOTRACES aerosol intercalibration study." Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 11 62-78 [doi:10.4319/lom.2013.11.62]

    Zamora, L. M., J. Prospero, D. Hansell, and J. M. Trapp. 2013. "Atmospheric P deposition to the subtropical North Atlantic: sources, properties, and relationship to N deposition." Journal of Geophysical Research- Atmospheres 118 1546-1562 [doi:10.1002/jgrd.50187]

    Zamora, L. M., A. Oschlies, H. W. Bange, et al. J. Craig, K. Huebert, A. Kock, and C. Löscher. 2012. "Nitrous oxide dynamics in low oxygen regions of the Pacific: Insights from the MEMENTO database." Biogeosciences 9 5007-5022 [doi:10.5194/bg-9-5007-2012]

    Kanakidou, M., R. A. Duce, J. M. Prospero, et al. A. R. Baker, C. Benitez-Nelson, F. J. Dentener, K. A. Hunter, P. S. Liss, N. Mahowald, G. S. Okin, M. Sarin, K. Tsigaridis, M. Uematsu, L. M. Zamora, and T. Zhu. 2012. "Atmospheric fluxes of organic N and P to the global ocean." Global Biogeochem. Cycles 26 (3): GB3026 [10.1029/2011GB004277]

    Zamora, L. M., J. Prospero, and D. Hansell. 2011. "Organic nitrogen in aerosols and precipitation at Barbados and Miami: implications regarding sources, transport and deposition to the subtropical North Atlantic." Journal of Geophysical Research- Atmospheres 116 D20309 [doi:10.1029/2011JD015660]

    Zamora, L. M., A. Landolfi, A. Oschlies, et al. D. Hansell, H. Dietze, and F. Dentener. 2010. "Atmospheric deposition of nutrients and excess N formation in the North Atlantic." Biogeosciences 7 (777-793): [doi:10.5194/bg-7-777-2010]

    Duce, R. A., J. LaRoche, K. Altieri, et al. K. Arrigo, A. Baker, D. Capone, S. Cornell, F. Dentener, J. Galloway, R. Ganeshram, R. Geider, T. Jickells, M. Kuypers, R. Langlois, P. Liss, S. Liu, J. Middleburg, C. Moore, S. Nickovic, A. Oschlies, T. Pedersen, J. Prospero, R. Schlitzer, S. Seitzinger, L. Sorensen, M. Uematsu, O. Ulloa, M. Voss, B. Ward, and L. M. Zamora. 2008. "Impacts of atmospheric anthropogenic nitrogen on the open ocean." Science 320 893-897 [doi:10.1126/science.1150369]

    Hansell, D., D. Olson, F. Dentener, and L. M. Zamora. 2007. "Assessment of excess nitrate development in the subtropical North Atlantic." Marine Chemistry 106 562-579 [doi:10.1016/j.marchem.2007.06.005]

    Non-Refereed

    Zamora, L. M., J. Prospero, D. Hansell, et al. J. Trapp, A. Landolfi, A. Oschlies, and F. Dentener. 2011. "Phosphorus stress induced by atmospheric deposition to the surface waters of the subtropical North Atlantic." SOLAS Newsletter 13 34-36 [Full Text (Link)]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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