William Reed Espinosa

William Reed Espinosa

  • Rsch AST, Climate and Radiation Std
  • 301.614.5685
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 613
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: NASA
  • Positions/Employment

    8/2019 - Present

    Research Physical Scientist

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland
    11/2017 - 8/2019

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD
    8/2011 - 10/2017

    Doctoral Researcher

    University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD
    8/2010 - 8/2011

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD

    Education

    Ph.D., Atmospheric Physics - University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2017)

    M.S., Applied Physics - University of Maryland, Baltimore County (2012)

    B.S., Physics - University of Mary Washington (2008)

    Professional Societies

    American Geophysical Union, 2013 - Present

    Publications

    Refereed

    Espinosa, W. R., J. V. Martins, L. A. Remer, et al. O. Dubovik, L. Tatyana, F. David, A. Puthukkudy, F. D. Orozco, L. Ziemba, K. L. Thornhill, and R. C. Levy. 2019. "Retrievals of aerosol size distribution, spherical fraction and complex refractive index from airborne in situ angular light scattering and absorption measurements." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124 (14): 7997-8024 [ https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JD030009]

    Schuster, G., W. Espinosa, L. Ziemba, et al. A. Beyersdorf, A. Rocha-Lima, B. Anderson, J. Martins, O. Dubovik, F. Ducos, D. Fuertes, T. Lapyonok, M. Shook, Y. Derimian, and R. Moore. 2019. "A Laboratory Experiment for the Statistical Evaluation of Aerosol Retrieval (STEAR) Algorithms." Remote Sensing, 11 (5): 498 [10.3390/rs11050498]

    Dubovik, O., Z. Li, M. I. Mishchenko, et al. D. Tanré, Y. Karol, B. Bojkov, B. Cairns, D. J. Diner, W. R. Espinosa, P. Goloub, X. Gu, O. Hasekamp, J. Hong, W. Hou, K. D. Knobelspiesse, J. Landgraf, L. Li, P. Litvinov, Y. Liu, A. Lopatin, T. Marbach, H. Maring, V. Martins, Y. Meijer, G. Milinevsky, S. Mukai, F. Parol, Y. Qiao, L. Remer, J. Rietjens, I. Sano, P. Stammes, S. Stamnes, X. Sun, P. Tabary, L. D. Travis, F. Waquet, F. Xu, C. Yan, and D. Yin. 2019. "Polarimetric remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols: Instruments, methodologies, results, and perspectives." Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 224: 474-511 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2018.11.024]

    Chowdhary, J., P. Zhai, E. Boss, et al. H. M. Dierssen, R. J. Frouin, A. Ibrahim, Z. Lee, L. A. Remer, M. Twardowski, F. Xu, X. Zhang, M. Ottaviani, W. R. Espinosa, and D. Ramon. 2019. "Radiative Transfer in Atmosphere-Ocean System." Frontiers in Earth Science, (In Press)

    Espinosa, W. R., J. V. Martins, L. A. Remer, et al. A. Puthukkudy, D. Orozco, and G. Dolgos. 2018. "In situ measurements of angular-dependent light scattering by aerosols over the contiguous United States." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18 (5): 3737-3754 [10.5194/acp-18-3737-2018]

    Espinosa, W. R., L. A. Remer, O. Dubovik, et al. L. Ziemba, A. Beyersdorf, D. Orozco, G. Schuster, T. Lapyonok, D. Fuertes, and J. V. Martins. 2017. "Retrievals of aerosol optical and microphysical properties from Imaging Polar Nephelometer scattering measurements." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 10 (3): 811-824 [10.5194/amt-10-811-2017]

    Non-Refereed

    Espinosa, W. R. 2017. "Comprehensive Airborne in Situ Characterization of Atmospheric Aerosols: From Angular Light Scattering to Particle Microphysics." ProQuest Dissertations Publishing [Full Text (Link)]

    Publications

    Refereed

    Espinosa, W. R., J. V. Martins, L. A. Remer, et al. O. Dubovik, L. Tatyana, F. David, A. Puthukkudy, F. D. Orozco, L. Ziemba, K. L. Thornhill, and R. C. Levy. 2019. "Retrievals of aerosol size distribution, spherical fraction and complex refractive index from airborne in situ angular light scattering and absorption measurements." Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 124 (14): 7997-8024 [ https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JD030009]

    Schuster, G., W. Espinosa, L. Ziemba, et al. A. Beyersdorf, A. Rocha-Lima, B. Anderson, J. Martins, O. Dubovik, F. Ducos, D. Fuertes, T. Lapyonok, M. Shook, Y. Derimian, and R. Moore. 2019. "A Laboratory Experiment for the Statistical Evaluation of Aerosol Retrieval (STEAR) Algorithms." Remote Sensing 11 (5): 498 [10.3390/rs11050498]

    Dubovik, O., Z. Li, M. I. Mishchenko, et al. D. Tanré, Y. Karol, B. Bojkov, B. Cairns, D. J. Diner, W. R. Espinosa, P. Goloub, X. Gu, O. Hasekamp, J. Hong, W. Hou, K. D. Knobelspiesse, J. Landgraf, L. Li, P. Litvinov, Y. Liu, A. Lopatin, T. Marbach, H. Maring, V. Martins, Y. Meijer, G. Milinevsky, S. Mukai, F. Parol, Y. Qiao, L. Remer, J. Rietjens, I. Sano, P. Stammes, S. Stamnes, X. Sun, P. Tabary, L. D. Travis, F. Waquet, F. Xu, C. Yan, and D. Yin. 2019. "Polarimetric remote sensing of atmospheric aerosols: Instruments, methodologies, results, and perspectives." Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer 224 474-511 [10.1016/j.jqsrt.2018.11.024]

    Chowdhary, J., P. Zhai, E. Boss, et al. H. M. Dierssen, R. J. Frouin, A. Ibrahim, Z. Lee, L. A. Remer, M. Twardowski, F. Xu, X. Zhang, M. Ottaviani, W. R. Espinosa, and D. Ramon. 2019. "Radiative Transfer in Atmosphere-Ocean System." Frontiers in Earth Science (In Press)

    Espinosa, W. R., J. V. Martins, L. A. Remer, et al. A. Puthukkudy, D. Orozco, and G. Dolgos. 2018. "In situ measurements of angular-dependent light scattering by aerosols over the contiguous United States." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 18 (5): 3737-3754 [10.5194/acp-18-3737-2018]

    Espinosa, W. R., L. A. Remer, O. Dubovik, et al. L. Ziemba, A. Beyersdorf, D. Orozco, G. Schuster, T. Lapyonok, D. Fuertes, and J. V. Martins. 2017. "Retrievals of aerosol optical and microphysical properties from Imaging Polar Nephelometer scattering measurements." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 10 (3): 811-824 [10.5194/amt-10-811-2017]

    Non-Refereed

    Espinosa, W. R. 2017. "Comprehensive Airborne in Situ Characterization of Atmospheric Aerosols: From Angular Light Scattering to Particle Microphysics." [Full Text (Link)]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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