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In Review

  1. Lutsch, E., K. Strong, D.B.A. Jones, I. Ortega, J.W. Hannigan, E. Dammers, M.W. Shephard, E. Morris, K. Murphy, M.J. Evans, M. Parrington, S. Whitburn, M. Van Damme, L. Clarisse, P.-F. Coheur, C. Clerbaux, B. Croft, R.V. Martin, J.R. Pierce, J.A. Fisher. Unprecedented ammonia concentrations detected in the high Arctic from the 2017 Canadian wildfires. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, in review (2019).

  2. Fisher, J.A. and Nelson, P.F.: Atmospheric mercury in Australia: recent findings and future research needs. Elementa, Science of the Anthropocene, in review (2020).


  1. Alexander, B., T. Sherwen, C.D. Holmes, J.A. Fisher, Q. Chen, M.J. Evans, and P. Kasibhatla: Global inorganic nitrate production mechanisms: Comparison of a global model with nitrate isotope observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3859-3877, doi: 10.5194/acp-20-3859-2020 (2020). [read]

  2. Bukosa, B., N.M. Deutscher, J.A. Fisher, D. Kubistin, C. Paton-Walsh, and D.W.T. Griffith. Simultaneous shipborne measurements of CO2, CH4 and CO and their application to improving greenhouse gas flux estimates in Australia, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19, 7055-7072, doi: 10.5194/acp-19-7055-2019 (2019). [read]

  3. Wunch, D., G.C. Toon, N.M. Deutscher, F. Hase, J. Notholt, R. Sussmann, T. Warneke, J. Kuenen, H. Denier van der Gon, J.A. Fisher, and J.D. Maasakkers. Emissions of methane in Europe inferred by total column measurements, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19, 3963-3980, doi: 10.5194/acp-19-3963-2019 (2019). [read]

  4. Utembe, S., P. Rayner, J. Silver, E.-A. Guerette, J.A. Fisher, K. Emmerson, M. Cope, C. Paton-Walsh, A. Griffiths, H. Duc, K. Monk, Y. Scorgie. Hot summers: effect of extreme temperatures on ozone in Sydney, Australia. Atmosphere, 9, 466, doi: 10.3390/atmos9120466 (2018). [read]

  5. Fisher, J.A., E.A. Atlas, B. Barletta, S. Meinardi, D.R. Blake, C.R. Thompson, J. Peischl, Z.A. Tzompa-Sosa, L.T. Murray. Methyl, ethyl, and propyl nitrates: global distribution and impacts on reactive nitrogen in remote marine environments. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 123 (21), 12429-12451, doi: 10.1029/2018jd029046 (2018). [read]

  6. Kaiser, J., D.J. Jacob, L. Zhu, K.R. Travis, J.A. Fisher, G. González Abad, L. Zhang, X. Zhang, A. Fried, J.D. Crounse, J. M. St. Clair, A. Wisthaler. High-resolution inversion of OMI formaldehyde columns to quantify isoprene emission on ecosystem-relevant scales: application to the Southeast US. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18, 5483-5497, doi: 10.5194/acp-18-5483-2018 (2018). [read]

  7. Fisher, J.A., L.T. Murray, D.B.A. Jones, and N.M. Deutscher. Improved method for linear carbon monoxide simulation and source attribution in atmospheric chemistry models illustrated using GEOS-Chem v9. Geoscientific Model Development, 10, 4219-4144, doi: 10.5194/gmd-10-4129-2017 (2017). [read]

  8. Howard, D., P.F. Nelson, G.C. Edwards, A.L. Morrison, J.A. Fisher, J. Ward, J. Harnwell, M. van der Schoot, B. Atkinson, S.D. Chambers, A.D. Griffiths, S. Werczynski, and A.G. Williams. Atmospheric mercury in the southern hemisphere tropics: seasonal and diurnal variations and influence of inter- hemispheric transport. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17, 11623-11636. doi: 10.5194/acp-17-11623-2017 (2017). [read]

  9. Greenslade, J.W., Alexander, S.P., Schofield, R., Fisher, J.A., and A.K. Klekociuk. Stratospheric ozone intrusion events and their impacts on tropospheric ozone. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17, 10269-10290, doi: 10.5194/acp-17-10269-2017 (2017). [read]

  10. Chan Miller, C., D.J. Jacob, E.A. Marais, K. Yu, K.R. Travis, P.S. Kim, J.A. Fisher, L. Zhu, G.M. Wolfe, F. Keutsch, J. Kaiser, K.-E. Min, S. Brown, R. Washenfelder, G. Gonzalez Abad, and K. Chance. Glyoxal yield from isoprene oxidation and relation to formaldehyde: chemical mechanism, constraints from SENEX aircraft observations, and interpretation of OMI satellite data. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17, 8725-8738, doi: 10.5194/acp-2016-1042 (2017). [read]

  11. Zhu, J., X. Xia, J. Wang, C. Wiedinmyer, J.A. Fisher, and C. Keller. Impact of Southeast Asian smoke on aerosol properties in Southwest China: first comparison of model simulations with satellite and ground observations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 122, doi: 10.1002/2016JD025793 (2017). [read]

  12. Zhu, L., D. Jacob, P. Kim, J.A. Fisher, K. Yu, K. Travis, L. Mickley, R. Yantosca, M. Sulprizio, I. De Smedt, G. Gonzalez Abad, K. Chance, C. Li, R. Ferrare, A. Fried, J. Hair, T. Hanisco, D. Richter, A. J. Scarino, J. Walega, P. Weibring, and G. Wolfe. Observing atmospheric formaldehyde (HCHO) from space: validation and intercomparison of six retrievals from four satellites (OMI, GOME2A, GOME2B, OMPS) with SEAC4RS aircraft observations over the Southeast US. Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 16, 13477-13490, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-13477-2016 (2016). [read]

  13. Travis, K. R., D. J. Jacob, J.A. Fisher, P. S. Kim, E. A. Marais, L. Zhu, K. Yu, C. C. Miller, R. M. Yantosca, M. P. Sulprizio, A. M. Thompson, P. O. Wennberg, J. D. Crounse, J. M. St. Clair, R. C. Cohen, J. L. Laugher, J. E. Dibb, S. R. Hall, K. Ullmann, G. M. Wolfe, J. A. Neuman, and X. Zhou. NOx emissions, isoprene oxidation pathways, vertical mixing, and implications for surface ozone in the Southeast United States. Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 16, 13561-13577, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-13561-2016 (2016). [read]

  14. Fisher, J.A., D. J. Jacob, K. R. Travis, P. S. Kim, E. A. Marais, C. Chan Miller, K. Yu, L. Zhu, R. M. Yantosca, M. P. Sulprizio, J. Mao, P. O. Wennberg, J. D. Crounse, A. P. Teng, T. B. Nguyen, J. M. St. Clair, R. C. Cohen, P. Romer, B. A. Nault, P. J. Wooldridge, J. L. Jimenez, P. Campuzano-Jost, D. A. Day, W. Hu, P. B. Shepson, F. Xiong, D. R. Blake, A. H. Goldstein, P. K. Misztal, T. F. Hanisco, G. M. Wolfe, T. B. Ryerson, A. Wisthaler, and T. Mikoviny. Organic nitrate chemistry and its implications for nitrogen budgets in an isoprene- and monoterpene-rich atmosphere: constraints from aircraft (SEAC4RS) and ground-based (SOAS) observations in the Southeast US. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 5969-5991, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-5969-2016 (2016). [read]

  15. Yu, K., D. J. Jacob, J.A. Fisher, P. S. Kim, E. A. Marais, C. C. Miller, K. R. Travis, L. Zhu, R. M. Yantosca, M. P. Sulprizio, R. C. Cohen, J. E. Dibb, A. Fried, T. Mikoviny, T. B. Ryerson, P. O. Wennberg, and A. Wisthaler. Sensitivity to grid resolution in the ability of a chemical transport model to simulate observed oxidant chemistry under high-isoprene conditions. Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics 16, 4369-4378, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-4369-2016 (2016). [read]

  16. Soerensen, A.L., D.J. Jacob, A. Schartup, J.A. Fisher, I. Lehnherr, V.L. St. Louis, L.-E. Heimbürger, J.E. Sonke, D.P. Krabbenhoft, and E.M. Sunderland. A Mass Budget for Mercury and Methylmercury in the Arctic Ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30 (4), 560-575, doi: 10.1002/2015GB005280 (2016). [read]

  17. Marais, E. A. D. J. Jacob, J. L. Jimenez, P. Campuzano-Jost, D. A. Day, W. Hu, J. Krechmer, L. Zhu, P. S. Kim, C. C. Miller, J.A. Fisher, K. Travis, K. Yu, T. F. Hanisco, G. M. Wolfe, H. L. Arkinson, H. O. T. Pye, K. D. Froyd, J. Liao, and V. F. McNeill. Aqueous-phase mechanism for secondary organic aerosol formation from isoprene: 2 application to the Southeast United States and co-benefit of SO2 emission controls. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 1603-1618, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-1603-2016 (2016). [read]

  18. Buchholz, R.R., D.W.T. Griffith, D. Kubistin, C. Caldow, J.A. Fisher, N.M. Deutscher, G. Kettlewell, M. Riggenbach, R. Macatangay, P.B. Krummel, and R.L. Langenfelds. Source and meteorological influences on air quality (CO, CH4 & CO2) at a Southern Hemisphere urban site. Atmospheric Environment, 125, 274-289, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.11.041 (2016). [read]

  19. Kim, P.S., D. J. Jacob, J. A. Fisher, K. Travis, K. Yu, L. Zhu, R. M. Yantosca, M. P. Sulprizio, J. L. Jimenez, P. Campuzano-Jost, K. D. Froyd, J. Liao, J. W. Hair, M. A. Fenn, C. F. Butler, N. L. Wagner, T. D. Gordon, A. Welti, P. O. Wennberg, J. D. Crounse, J. M. St. Clair, A. P. Teng, D. B. Millet, J. P. Schwarz, M. Z. Markovic, and A. E. Perring. Sources, seasonality, and trends of Southeast US aerosol: an integrated analysis of surface, aircraft, and satellite observations with the GEOS-Chem chemical transport model. Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 15, 10411-10433, doi: 10.5194/acp-15-10411-2015 (2015) [read]

  20. Chen, L., Y. Zhang, D.J. Jacob, A.L. Soerensen, J.A. Fisher, H.M. Horowitz, E.S. Corbitt, and X. Wang. Differences in decadal trends of atmospheric mercury between the Arctic and northern mid- latitudes suggest a decline in Arctic Ocean mercury. Geophysical Research Letters, 42,6076-6083, doi: 10.1002/2015GL064051 (2015). [read]
    Highlighted in: Bompey, Warmer air, less sea ice lead to mercury decline in Arctic Ocean. GeoSpace Blog, 22 July 2015. [blog post]

  21. Zeng, G., J.E. Williams, J.A. Fisher, L.K. Emmons, N.B. Jones, O. Morgenstern, J. Robinson, D. Smale, C. Paton-Walsh, and D.W.T. Griffith. Multi-model simulation of CO and HCHO in the Southern Hemisphere: biogenic emissions and model uncertainties. Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 15: 7217-7245, doi: 10.5194/acp-15-7217-2015 (2015). [read]

  22. Fisher, J.A., S.R. Wilson, G. Zeng, J.E. Williams, L.K. Emmons, R.L. Langenfelds, P.B. Krummel, and L.P. Steele. Seasonal changes in the tropospheric carbon monoxide profile over the remote Southern Hemisphere evaluated using multi-model simulations and aircraft observations. Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 15: 3217-3239, doi: 10.5194/acp-15-3217-2015 (2015). [read].

  23. Jaffe, D., S. Lyman, H. Amos, and 28 others including J.A. Fisher. Viewpoint: Progress on understanding atmospheric mercury hampered by uncertain measurements. Environmental Science & Technology, 48 (13): 7204-7206; doi: 10.1021/es5026432 (2014) [read].

  24. Breider, T.J., L.M. Mickley, D.J. Jacob, Q. Wang, J.A. Fisher, R.Y.-W. Chang, and B. Alexander. Annual distributions and sources of Arctic aerosol components, aerosol optical depth, and aerosol absorption. Journal of Geophysical Research, 119 (7): 4107-4124, doi: 10.1002/2013JD020996 (2014). [read]

  25. Fisher, J.A., D.J. Jacob, A.L. Soerensen, H.M. Amos, E.S. Corbitt, D.G. Streets, Q. Wang, R.M. Yantosca, and E.M. Sunderland. Factors driving mercury variability in the Arctic atmosphere and ocean over the past thirty years. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 27: 1226-1235, doi: 10.1002/2013GB004689 (2013). [read]

  26. Fisher, J.A., D.J. Jacob, A.L. Soerensen, H.M. Amos, A. Steffen, and E.M. Sunderland. Riverine source of Arctic Ocean mercury inferred from atmospheric observations. Nature Geoscience, 5: 499-504, doi: 10.1038/ngeo1478 (2012). [read]
    Highlighted in: Sonke and Heimbürger, Environmental Science: Mercury in flux. Nature Geoscience, 5: 447-448 (2012). [News and Views].

  27. Tai, A.P.K., L.J. Mickley, D.J. Jacob, E.M. Leibensperger, L. Zhang, J.A. Fisher, and H.O.T. Pye. Meteorological modes of variability for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) air quality in the United States: implications for PM2.5 sensitivity to climate change. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12: 3131-3145, doi: 10.5194/acp-12-3131-2012 (2012). [read]

  28. Amos, H.A., D.J. Jacob, C.D. Holmes, J.A. Fisher, Q. Wang, R.M. Yantosca, E.S. Corbitt, E. Galarneau, A.P. Rutter, M.S. Gustin, A. Steffen, J.J. Schauer, J.A. Graydon, V.L. St. Louis, R.W. Talbot, E.S. Edgerton, Y. Zhang, and E.M. Sunderland. Gas-particle partitioning of atmospheric Hg(II) and its effect on global mercury deposition. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12: 591-603, doi: 10.5194/acp-12-591-2012 (2012). [read]

  29. Wang, Q., D.J. Jacob, J.A. Fisher, J. Mao, E.M. Leibensperger, C.C. Carouge, P. Le Sager, Y. Kondo, J.L. Jimenez, M.J. Cubison, and S.J. Doherty. Sources of carbonaceous aerosols and deposited black carbon in the Arctic in winter- spring: implications for radiative forcing. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11: 12453-12473, doi: 10.5194/acp-11-12453-2011 (2011). [read]

  30. Cubison, M.J., A.M. Ortega, P.L. Hayes, D.K. Farmer, D. Day, M.J. Lechner, W.H. Brune, E. Apel, G.S. Diskin, J.A. Fisher, H.E. Fuelberg, A. Hecobian, D.J. Knapp, T. Mikoviny, D. Riemer, G.W. Sachse, W. Sessions, R.J. Weber, A.J. Weinheimer, A. Wisthaler, and J.L. Jimenez. Effects of aging on organic aerosol from open biomass burning smoke in aircraft and laboratory studies. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11: 12049-12064, doi: 10.5194/acp-11-12049-2011 (2011). [read]

  31. Fisher, J.A., D.J. Jacob, Q. Wang, R. Bahreini, C.C. Carouge, M.J. Cubison, J.E. Dibb, T. Diehl, J.L. Jimenez, E.M. Leibensperger, Z. Lu, M.B.J. Meinders, H.O.T. Pye, P.K. Quinn, S. Sharma, D.G. Streets, A. van Donkelaar, and R.M. Yantosca. Sources, distribution, and acidity of sulfate-ammonium aerosol in the Arctic in winter-spring. Atmospheric Environment, 45: 7301-7318, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2011.08.030 (2011). [read]

  32. Mao, J., D.J. Jacob, M.J. Evans, J.R. Olson, X. Ren, W.H. Brune, J.M. St. Clair, J.D. Crounse, K.M. Spencer, M.R. Beaver, P.O. Wennberg, M.J. Cubison, J.L. Jimenez, A. Fried, P. Weibring, J.G. Wallega, S.R. Hall, A.J. Weinheimer, R.C. Cohen, G. Cehn, J.H. Crawford, C. McNaughton, A.D. Clarke, L. Jaegle, J.A. Fisher, R.M. Yantosca, P. Le Sager, C. Carouge. Chemistry of hydrogen oxide radicals (HOx) in the Arctic troposphere in spring. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 10: 5823-5838, doi: 10.5194/acp-10-5823-2010 (2010). [read]
    Highlighted in: Lelielveld, Atmospheric chemistry: A missing sink for radicals. Nature, 466: 925-926, doi: 10.1038/466925a (2010). [News and Views].

  33. Jacob, D.J., J.H. Crawford, H. Maring, A.C. Clarke, J.E. Dibb, L.K. Emmons, R.A. Ferrare, C.A. Hostetler, P.B. Russell, H.B. Singh, A.M. Thompson, G.E. Shaw, E. McCauley, J.R. Pederson, and J.A. Fisher. The Arctic Research of the Composition of the Troposphere from Aircraft and Satellites (ARCTAS) mission: design, execution, and first results. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 10: 5191-5212, doi: 10.5194/acp-10-5191-2010 (2010). [read]

  34. Fisher, J.A., D.J. Jacob, M.T. Purdy, M. Kopacz, P. Le Sager, C. Carouge, C.D. Holmes, R.M. Yantosca, R.L. Batchelor, K. Strong, G.S. Diskin, H.E. Fuelberg, J.S. Holloway, E.J. Hyer, W.W. McMillan, J. Warner, D.G. Streets, Q. Zhang, Y. Wang, S. Wu. Source attribution and interannual variability of Arctic pollution in spring constrained by aircraft (ARCTAS, ARCPAC) and satellite (AIRS) observations of carbon monoxide. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 10: 977-996, doi: 10.5194/acp-10-977-2010 (2010). [read]

  35. Kopacz, M., D.J. Jacob, J.A. Fisher, J.A. Logan, L. Zhang, I.A. Megretskaia, R.M. Yantosca, K. Singh, D.K. Henze, J.P. Burrows, M. Buchwitz, I. Khlystova, W.W. McMillan, J.C. Gille, D.P. Edwards, A. Eldering, V. Thouret, P. Nedelec. Global estimates of CO sources with high resolution by adjoint inversion of multiple satellite datasets (MOPITT, AIRS, SCIAMACHY, TES). Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 10: 855-876, doi: 10.5194/acp-10-855-2010 (2010). [read]

  36. Wang, H. and J.A. Fisher. North Polar Frontal Clouds and Dust Storms during Spring and Summer. Icarus, 204 (1): 103-113, doi: 10.1016/j.icarus.2009.05.028 (2009). [read]

  37. Wang, H., D.J. Jacob, M. Kopacz, D.B.A. Jones, P. Suntharalingham, J.A. Fisher, R. Nassar, and S. Pawson. Error correlation between CO2 and CO as constraint for CO2 flux inversions using satellite data. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 9: 7313-7323, doi: 10.5194/acp-9-7313-2009 (2009). [read]

  38. Tanimoto, H., K. Sato, T. Butler, M.G. Lawrence, J.A. Fisher, M. Kopacz, R.M. Yantosca, Y. Kanaya, S. Kato, T. Okuda, S. Tanaka, and J. Zeng. Exploring CO pollution episodes observed at Rishiri Island by chemical weather simulations and AIRS satellite measurements: Long-range transport of burning plumes and implications for emissions inventories. Tellus B., 61: 394-407, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0889.2008.00407.x (2009). [read]

  39. Fisher, J.A., M.I. Richardson, C.E. Newman, M.A. Szwast, C. Graf, S. Basu, S.P. Ewald, A.D. Toigo, and R.J. Wilson. A Survey of Martian Dust Devil Activity Using Mars Global Surveyor Mars Orbiter Camera Images. Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets, 110 (E3): Art. No. E03004, doi: 10.1029/2003JE002165 (2005). [read]


  1. Fisher, J. and Wilson, S. Explainer: hydrofluorocarbons saved the ozone layer, so why are we banning them? The Conversation, 2 November 2017.

  2. Fisher, J., Howard, D., Edwards, G.C., and Nelson, P. Mercury from the northern hemisphere is ending up in Australia. The Conversation, 1 October 2017.

  3. McGregor, H. and Fisher, J. Please, Donald Trump, don’t send climate science back to the pre-satellite era. The Conversation, 25 Nov 2016.

  4. Downes, S. and Fisher, J. Positive Interactions with Politicians: Report from Science Meets Parliament 2016. Bulletin of the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, 29: 20-21, 2016.

  5. Fisher, J.A. Travel Tale: Scientists take to the skies in airborne NASA experiment. Connect: Research & Innovation News, p. 12, Nov-Dec 2013 issue (2013). [PDF]

  6. Fisher, J.A. Dissertation: Atmospheric Pollution in the Arctic: sources, transport, and chemical processing (2011). [PDF]

  7. Fisher, J.A. Carbon Monoxide in the Arctic Atmosphere. POLARCAT - A Unique Snapshot of the Arctic Atmosphere, 18-19 (2010). [PDF]

  8. Fisher, J.A. Analyzing pollution in the Arctic atmosphere. Earth & Planetary Times, 1 (1): 1, 3 (2010). [PDF]

  9. Baker, M.A., J. Fisher, and L. Rowan. Earth Sciences in the FY 2007 Budget. In AAAS Report XXXI: Research and Development FY 2007 (2006).

  10. Fisher, J. and B. Fisher. The Use of KidSat Images in the Further Pursuit of the Frankincense Roads to Ubar. IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 37 (4): 1841-1847 (1999). [read]