Peer reviewed publications generated by the group are detailed below and include links to the journal article, preprints for subscription based journals, and data stored on the UCL Data Repository. For full dataset citations, visit our Datasets page.

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K. Vohra, E. A. Marais, W. J. Bloss, J. Schwartz, L. J. Mickley, M. Van Damme, L. Clarisse, P.-F. Coheur, Rapid rise in premature mortality due to anthropogenic air pollution in fast-growing tropical cities from 2005 to 2018 Sci. Adv., doi:10.1126/sciadv.abm4435. [PDF]. [Air pollution trends]. [Premature deaths].

E. A. Marais, O. Akker, C. Wiedinmyer Greenhouse gas and air pollutant emissions from power barges (powerships), RSC Environ. Sci.: Adv., doi:10.1039/D1VA00049G. [PDF]

R. G. Ryan, E. A. Marais, C. J. Balhatchet, S. D. Eastham, Impact of rocket launch and space debris air pollutant emissions on stratospheric ozone and global climate, in review, Earth's Future. [ESSOAr prereview link].

G. Lu, E. A. Marais, T. V. Vu, J. Xu, Z. Shi, J. D. Lee, Q. Zhang, L. Shen, G. Luo, F. Yu, Contribution of autumn-winter emission controls to air quality improvements in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, submitted, Atmos. Environ. [Data]

R. Pope, R. Kelly, E. A. Marais, A. M. Graham, C. Wilson, J. J. Harrison, M. P. Chipperfield, Exploiting satellite measurements to reduce uncertainties in UK bottom-up NOx emission estimates, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 4323–4338, doi:10.5194/acp-22-4323-2022 [PDF]

A. Mazzeo, M. Burrow, A. Quinn, E. A. Marais, A. Singh, D. Ng’ang’a, M. J. Gatari, F. D. Pope, Evaluation of WRF-CHIMERE coupled models for the simulation of PM2.5 in large East African urban conurbations, in review, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., doi:10.5194/acp-2021-552

B. Langford, E. House, A. Valach, C. Hewitt, P. Artaxo, M. Barkley, J. F. de Brito, E. Carnell, B. Davison, A. R. MacKenzie, E. A. Marais, M. Newland, A. Rickard, M. Shaw, A. M. Yáñez-Serrano, E. Nemitz, Seasonality of isoprene emissions and oxidation products above the remote Amazon, Environ. Sci.: Atmos., doi:10.1039/D1EA00057H. [PDF]


E. A. Marais, A. K. Pandey, M. Van Damme, L. Clarisse, P.-F. Coheur, M. W. Shephard, K. E. Cady-Pereira, T. Misselbrook, L. Zhu, G. Luo, F. Yu, UK ammonia emissions estimated with satellite observations and GEOS-Chem, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 126 (18), doi:10.1029/2021JD035237 [PDF]. [Data]. [UK SAQN blog post].

K. Vohra, A. Vodonos, J. Schwartz, E. A. Marais, M. P. Sulprizio, L. J. Mickley, Global mortality from outdoor fine particle pollution generated by fossil fuel combustion: Results from GEOS-Chem, Environ. Res., 195, 110754, doi:10.1016/j.envres.2021.110754, ISI Web of Science Highly Cited Paper. [Link to article]. [Extensive media coverage]. [Pre-proof PDF]. [Data]. [Tableau dashboard]

E. A. Marais, J. F. Roberts, R. G. Ryan, H. Eskes, K. F. Boersma, S. Choi, J. Joiner, N. Abuhassan, A. Redondas, M. Grutter, A. Cede, L. Gomez, M. Navarro-Comas, New observations of NO2 in the upper troposphere from TROPOMI, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 14, 2389-2408, doi:10.5194/amt-14-2389-2021. [PDF]. [Data]

K. Vohra, E. A. Marais, S. Suckra, L. Kramer, W. J. Bloss, R. Sahu, A. Gaur, S. N. Tripathi, M. Van Damme, L. Clarisse, P. F. Coheur, Long-term trends in air quality in major cities in the UK and India: A view from space, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 6275–6296, doi:10.5194/acp-21-6275-2021. [Link to UCL press release]. [Featured by ACP News&Press]. [PDF]

D. A. Potts, E. A. Marais, H. Boesch, R. J Pope, J. Lee, W. Drysdale, M. P. Chipperfield, B. Kerridge, R. Siddans, Diagnosing air quality changes in the UK during the COVID-19 lockdown using TROPOMI and GEOS-Chem, Environ. Res. Lett., 16, 054031, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/abde5d. [Link to article]

B. A. Nault, P. Campuzano-Jost, D. A. Day, D. S. Jo, J. C. Schroder, H. M. Allen, R. Bahreini, H. Bian, D. R. Blake, M. Chin, S. L. Clegg, P. R. Colarco, J. D. Crounse, M. J. Cubison, P. F. DeCarlo, J. E. Dibb, G. S. Diskin, A. Hodzic, W. Hu, J. M. Katich, M. J. Kim, J. K. Kodros, A. Kupc, F. D. Lopez-Hilfiker, E. A. Marais, A. M. Middlebrook, J. A. Neuman, J. B. Nowak, B. B. Palm, F. Paulot, J. R. Pierce, G. P. Schill, E. Scheuer, J. A. Thornton, K. Tsigaridis, P. O. Wennberg, C. J. Williamson, J. L. Jimenez, Models underestimate the increase of acidity with remoteness biasing radiative impact calculations, Nature Communications Earth and Environment, 2, doi:10.1038/s43247-021-00164-0. [Link to article]


A. Bockarie, E A. Marais, A. R. MacKenzie, Air pollution and climate forcing of the charcoal industry in Africa, Environ. Sci. Technol., 54, 13429–13438, doi:10.1021/acs.est.0c03754. [Link to article]. [Data]

Y. Zheng, J. A. Thornton, N. L. Ng, H. Cao, D. K. Henze, E. E. McDuffie, W. Hu, J. L. Jimenez, E. A. Marais, E. Edgerton, J. Mao, Long-term observational constraints of organic aerosol dependence on inorganic species in the southeast US, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 13091–13107, doi:10.5194/acp-20-13091-2020. [PDF]

P. deSouza, R. A. Kahn, J. A. Limbacher, E. A. Marais, F. Duarte, C. Ratti, Combining low-cost, surface-based aerosol monitors with size-resolved satellite data for air quality applications, Atmos. Meas. Techn., 13, 5319–5334, doi:10.5194/amt-13-5319-2020. [PDF]

E. E. McDuffie, S. J. Smith, P. O'Rourke, K. Tibrewal, C. Venkataraman, E. A. Marais, B. Zheng, M. Crippa, M. Brauer, R. V. Martin, A global anthropogenic emission inventory of atmospheric pollutants from sector- and fuel-specific sources (1970-2017): An application of the Community Emissions Data System (CEDS), Earth Sys. Sci. Data, 12, 3413-3442, doi:10.5194/essd-12-3413-2020. [PDF]

S. J. Pai, C. L. Heald, J. R. Pierce, S. C. Farina, E. A. Marais, J. L. Jimenez, P. Campuzano-Jost, B. A. Nault, A. M. Middlebrook, H. Coe, J. E. Shilling, R. Bahreini, J. H. Dingle, K. Vu, An evaluation of global organic aerosol schemes using airborne observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 2637-2665, doi:10.5194/acp-20-2637-2020. [PDF]


E. A. Marais, R. F. Silvern, A. Vodonos, E. Dupin, A. S. Bockarie, L. J. Mickley, J. Schwartz, Air quality and health impact of future fossil fuel use for electricity generation and transport in Africa, Environ. Sci. Technol., 53, 13524-13534, doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b04958. [PDF]

Health Effects Institute (HEI) Household Air Pollution - Ghana Working Group (including E. A. Marais), Contribution of household air pollution to ambient air pollution in Ghana: Using available evidence to prioritize future action, HEI Communication 19, Boston, MA. Report [PDF]. Press Release [PDF]. Policymakers Summary [PDF]

H. M. Worden, A. A. Bloom, J. R. Worden, Z. Jiang, E. A. Marais, T. Stavrakou, B. Gaubert, F. Lacey, New constraints on biogenic emissions using satellite-based estimates of carbon monoxide fluxes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 13569-13579, doi:10.5194/acp-19-13569-2019. [PDF]

R. F. Silvern, D. J. Jacob, L. J. Mickley, M. P. Sulprizio, K. R. Travis, E. A. Marais, R. C. Cohen, J. L. Laughner, S. Choi, J. Joiner, L.N. Lamsal, Using satellite observations of tropospheric NO2 columns to infer long-term trends in US NOx emissions: the importance of accounting for the free tropospheric NO2 background, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 8863–8878, doi:10.5194/acp-19-8863-2019. [PDF]

D. S. Jo, A. Hodzic, L. K. Emmons, E. A. Marais, Z. Peng, B. A. Nault, W. Hu, P. Campuzano-Jost, J. L. Jimenez, A simplified parameterization of isoprene-expoxydiol-derived secondary organic aerosol (IEPOX-SOA) for global chemistry and climate models: a case study with GEOS-Chem v11-02-rc, Geosci. Model Dev., 12, 2983-3000, doi:10.5194/gmd-12-2983-2019. [PDF]

J. Liao, T. F. Hanisco, G. M. Wolfe, J. St Clair, J. L. Jimenez, P. Campuzano-Jost, B. A. Nault, A. Fried, E. A. Marais, G. Gonzalez Abad, K. Chance, H. J. Jethva, T. B. Ryerson, C. Warneke, A. Wisthaler, Towards a satellite - in situ hybrid estimate for organic aerosol abundance, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 2765–2785, doi:10.5194/acp-19-2765-2019. [PDF]


E. A. Marais, D. J. Jacob, S. Choi, J. Joiner, M. Belmonte-Rivas, R. C. Cohen, S. Beirle, L. T. Murray, L. Schiferl, V. Shah, L. Jaeglé, Nitrogen oxides in the global upper troposphere: interpreting cloud-sliced NO2 observations from the OMI satellite instrument, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17017-17027, doi:10.5194/acp-18-17017-2018. [PDF]

C. L. Weagle, G. Snyder, C. Li, A. van Donkelaar, S. Philip, P. Bissonnette, J. Burke, J. Jackson, R. Latimer, E. Stone, I. Abboud, C. Akoshile, N. X. Ahn, J. R. Brook, A. Cohen, J. Dong, M. D. Gibson, D. Griffith, K. N. He, B. N. Holben, R. Kahn, C. A. Keller, J. S. Kim, N. Lagrosas, P. Lestari, Y. L. Khian, Y. Liu, E. A. Marais, J. V. Martins, A. Misra, U. Muliane, R. Pratiwi, E. J. Quel, A. Salam, L. Segev, S. N. Tripathi, C. Wang, Q. Zhang, M. Brauer, Y. Rudich, R. V. Martin, Global sources of fine particulate matter: interpretation of PM2.5 chemical composition observed by SPARTAN using a global chemical transport model, Environ. Sci. Tech., 52, 11670-11681, doi:10.1021/acs.est.8b01658. [Link to article]

E. A. Marais, J. A. Fisher, M. Sulprizio and the GEOS-Chem Aerosol Working Group, GEOS-Chem v11-02 Secondary Organic Aerosol (SOA) Mechanism options, April 2018. [PDF]


C. Li, R. V. Martin, A. van Donkelaar, B. Boys, M. Hammer, J.-W. Xu, E. A. Marais, A. Reff, M. Strum, D. Ridley, M. Crippa, M. Brauer, Q. Zhang, Trends in chemical composition of global and regional population-weighted fine particulate matter for 25 years, Environ. Sci. Tech., 51, 11185−11195, doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b02530. [Link to article]

K. Cady-Pereira, V. Payne, J. Neu, K. Bowman, K. Miyazaki, E. A. Marais, S. Kulawik, Z. Tzompa-Sosa, J. Hegarty, Seasonal and spatial changes in trace gases over megacities from Aura TES observations: two case studies, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 9379-9398, doi:10.5194/acp-17-9379-2017. [PDF]

L. Zhu, L. J. Mickley, D. J. Jacob, E. A. Marais, J. Sheng, L. Hu, G. González Abad, K. Chance, Long-term (2005–2014) trends in formaldehyde (HCHO) columns across North America as seen by the OMI satellite instrument: Evidence of changing emissions of volatile organic compounds, Geophys. Res. Lett., 44, 7079–7086, doi:10.1002/2017GL073859. [ePDF]

C. Chan Miller, D. J. Jacob, E. A. Marais, K. Yu, K. R. Travis, P. S. Kim, J. A. Fisher, L. Zhu, G. M. Wolfe, T. F. Hanisco, F. N. Keutsch, J. Kaiser, K.-E. Min, S. S. Brown, R. A. Washenfelder, G. González Abad, K. Chance, Glyoxal yield from isoprene oxidation and relation to formaldehyde: chemical mechanism, constraints from SENEX aircraft observations, and interpretation of OMI satellite data, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 8725-8738, doi:10.5194/acp-17-8725-2017. [PDF]

H. M. Horowitz, D. J. Jacob, Y. Zhang, T. S. Dibble, F. Slemr, H. M. Amos, J. A. Schmidt, E. S. Corbitt, E. A. Marais, E. M. Sunderland, A new mechanism for atmospheric mercury redox chemistry: implications for the global mercury budget, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 6353-6371, doi:10.5194/acp-17-6353-2017. [PDF]

E. A. Marais, D. J. Jacob, J. R. Turner, L. J. Mickley, Evidence of 1991-2013 decrease of biogenic secondary organic aerosol in response to SO2 emission controls, Environ. Res. Lett., 12 054018, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa69c8. [PDF]

R. F. Silvern, D. J. Jacob, P. S. Kim, E. A. Marais, J. R. Turner, P. Campuzano-Jost, J. L. Jimenez, Inconsistency of ammonium-sulfate aerosol ratios with thermodynamic models in the eastern US: a possible role of organic aerosol, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 5107-5118, doi:10.5194/acp-17-5107-2017. [PDF]

F. Lacey, E. A. Marais, D. Henze, C. Lee, A. van Donkelaar, R. Martin, M. Hannigan, C. Wiedinmyer, Improving present day and future estimates of anthropogenic sectoral emissions and the resulting air quality impacts in Africa, Faraday Discuss., 200, 397-412, doi:10.1039/C7FD00011A. [Link to article]


K. R. Travis, D. J. Jacob, J. A. Fisher, P. S. Kim, E. A. Marais, L. Zhu, K. Yu, C. Chan 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. Laughner, J. E. Dibb, S. R. Hall, K. Ullmann, G. M. Wolfe, I. B. Pollack, J. Peischl, J. A. Neuman, X. Zhou, Why do models overestimate surface ozone in the Southeast United States?, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 13561-13577, doi:10.5194/acp-16-13561-2016, ISI Web of Science Highly Cited Paper. [PDF]

E. A. Marais, C. Wiedinmyer, Air Quality Impact of Diffuse and Inefficient Combustion Emissions in Africa (DICE-Africa), Environ. Sci. Tech., 50, 10739-10745, doi:10.1021/acs.est.6b02602. [Link to article]

J. A. Fisher, 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, 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, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 5969-5991, doi:10.5194/acp-16-5969-2016. [PDF]

K. Yu, D. J. Jacob, J. A. Fisher, P. S. Kim, E. A. Marais, C. Chan 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, A. Wisthaler, Sensitivity to grid resolution in the ability of a chemical transport model to simulate observed oxidant chemistry under high-isoprene conditions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4369-4378, doi:10.5194/acp-16-4369-2016. [PDF]

B. Franco, E. A. Marais, B. Bovy, W. Bader, B. Lejeune, G. Roland, C. Servais, E. Mahieu, Diurnal cycle and multi-decadal trend of formaldehyde in the remote atmosphere near 46°N, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 4171-4189, doi:10.5194/acp-16-4171-2016. [PDF]

E. A. Marais, D. J. Jacob, J. L. Jimenez, P. Campuzano-Jost, D. A. Day, W. Hu, J. Krechmer, L. Zhu, P. S. Kim, C. Chan 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, V. F. McNeill, Aqueous-phase mechanism for secondary organic aerosol formation from isoprene: application to the Southeast United States and co-benefit of SO2 emission controls, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1603-1618, doi:10.5194/acp-16-1603-2016, ISI Web of Science Highly Cited Paper. [PDF]


E. A. Marais, K. Chance, A geostationary air quality monitoring platform for Africa, South African Clean Air Journal, 25, 40-45, doi:10.17159/2410-972X/2015/v25n1a3. [PDF]

B. Franco, F. Hendrick, M. Van Roozendael, J.-F. Müller, T. Stavrakou, E. A. Marais, B. Bovy, W. Bader, C. Fayt, C. Hermans, B. Lejeune, G. Pinardi, C. Servais, E. Mahieu, Retrievals of formaldehyde from ground-based FTIR and MAX-DOAS observations at the Jungfraujoch station and comparisons with GEOS-Chem and IMAGES model simulations, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 1733-1756, doi:10.5194/amt-8-1733-2015. [PDF]


E. A. Marais, D. J. Jacob, K. Wecht, C. Lerot, L. Zhang, K. Yu, T. P. Kurosu, K. Chance, B. Sauvage, Anthropogenic emissions in Nigeria and implications for ozone air quality: a view from space, Atmos. Environ., 99, 32-40, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.09.055. [Link to article]

L. Zhu, D. J. Jacob, L. J. Mickley, E. A. Marais, D. S. Cohan, Y. Yoshida, B. N. Duncan, G. González Abad, K. V. Chance, Anthropogenic emissions of highly reactive volatile organic compounds in eastern Texas from oversampling of satellite (OMI) measurements of HCHO columns, Environ. Res. Lett., 9, 114004, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/11/114004. [PDF]

C. R. Nowlan, R. V. Martin, S. Philip, L. N. Lamsal, N. A. Krotkov, E. A. Marais, S. Wang, Q. Zhang, Global dry deposition of nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide inferred from space-based measurements, Global Biogeochem. Cy., 28, 1025-1043, doi:10.1002/2014GB004805. [ePDF]

E. A. Marais, D. J. Jacob, A. Guenther, K. Chance, T. P. Kurosu, J. G. Murphy, C. E. Reeves, H. O. T Pye, Improved model of isoprene emissions in Africa using OMI satellite observations of formaldehyde: implications for oxidants and particulate matter, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 7693-7703, doi:10.5194/acp-14-7693-2014. [PDF]

Q. Wang, D. J. Jacob, J. R. Spackman, A. E. Perring, J. P. Schwarz, N. Moteki, E. A. Marais, C. Ge, J. Wang, S. R. H. Barrett, Global budget and radiative forcing of black carbon aerosol: constraints from pole-to-pole (HIPPO) observations across the Pacific, J. Geophys. Res., 119, 195-206, doi:10.1002/2013JD020824. [ePDF]


M. P. Barkley, I. De Smedt, M. Van Roozendael, T. P. Kurosu, K. Chance, A. Arneth, D. Hagberg, A. Guenther, F. Paulot, E. A. Marais, J. Mao, Top-down isoprene emissions over tropical South America inferred from SCIAMACHY and OMI formaldehyde columns, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 6849-6868, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50552. [ePDF]


E. A. Marais, D. J. Jacob, T. P. Kurosu, K. Chance, J. G. Murphy, C. Reeves, G. Mills, S. Casadio, D. B. Millet, M. P. Barkley, F. Paulot, J. Mao, Isoprene emissions in Africa inferred from OMI observations of formaldehyde columns, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 6219-6235, doi:10.5194/acp-12-6219-2012. [PDF]