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Over 260 peer-reviewed publications with over 18000 citations and Hirsch index of 69 (Web of Science, Researcher ID: G-4499-2013, December 2020)

The contribution of global aviation to anthropogenic climate forcing for 2000 to 2018
D. S. Lee, D. W. Fahey, A. Skowron, M. R. Allen, U. Burkhardt, Q. Chen,S. J. Doherty, S. Freeman, P. M. Forster, J. Fuglestvedt, A. Gettelman, R. R. De León, L. L. Lim, M. T. Lund, R. J. Millar, B. Owen, J. E. Penner, G. Pitari, M. J. Prather, R. Sausen, L. J. Wilcox
Atmospheric Environment, 244, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2020.117834, 2020.

Designing the climate observing system of the future
E.C. Weatherhead, B.A. Wielicki, V. Ramaswamy, M. Abbott, T.P. Ackerman, R. Atlas, G. Brasseur, L. Bruhwiler, A.J. Busalacchi, J.H. Butler, C.T.M. Clack, R. Cooke, L. Cucurull, S.M. Davis, J.M. English, D.W. Fahey, S.S. Fine, J.K. Lazo, S. Liang, N.G. Loeb, E. Rignot, B. Soden, D. Stanitski, G. Stephens, B.D. Tapley, A.M. Thompson, K.E. Trenberth, and D. Wuebbles
Earth's Future, 6: 80-102. doi:10.1002/2017EF000627, 2018.

How will climate change affect the United States in decades to come?
D.J. Wuebbles, D. W. Fahey, and K. A. Hibbard
Eos, 98, doi:10.1029/2017EO086015, 03 November 2017.

The role of sulfur dioxide in stratospheric aerosol formation evaluated using in-situ measurements in the tropical lower stratosphere
A. W. Rollins, T. D. Thornberry, L. A. Watts, P. Yu, K. H. Rosenlof, M. Mills, E. Baumann, F. R. Giorgett, T. V. Bui, M. Höpfner, K. A. Walker, C. Boone, P. F. Bernath, P. R. Colarco, P. A. Newman, D. W. Fahey, and R. S. Gao
Geophysical Research Letters, 44, doi:10.1002/2017GL072754, 2017.

Fluorescence calibration method for single-particle aerosol fluorescence instruments
Ellis Shipley Robinson, Ru-Shan Gao, Joshua P. Schwarz, David W. Fahey, and Anne E. Perring
Atmospheric Measurement Technology, 10, 1755–1768, 2017, doi:10.5194/amt-10-1755-2017.

Aviation and climate change: A scientific perspective
David W. Fahey and David S. Lee
Carbon and Climate Law Review, 2, 97-104, 2016.

The spectroscopic foundation of radiative forcing of climate by carbon dioxide
Martin G. Mlynczak, Taumi S. Daniels, David P. Kratz, Daniel R. Feldman, William D. Collins, Eli J. Mlawer, Matthew J. Alvarado, James E. Lawler, L. W. Anderson, David W. Fahey, Linda A. Hunt, and Jeffrey C. Mast
Geophysical Research Letters, 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL068837, 2016.

A persistent water-nitric acid condensate with saturation water vapor pressure greater than hexagonal ice
Ru-Shan Gao, Tomasz Gierczak, Troy D. Thornberry, Andrew W. Rollins, James B. Burkholder, Hagen Telg, Christiane Voigt, Thomas Peter, and David W. Fahey
Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 120, 1431−1440, doi:10.1021/acs.jpca.5b06357, 2015.

Future atmospheric abundances and climate forcings from scenarios of global and regional hydrofluorocarbon (HFCs) emissions
Guus J.M. Velders, David W. Fahey, John S. Daniel, Stephen O. Andersen, Mack McFarland
Atmospheric Environment, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.10.071, 2015.

Airborne observations of regional variation in fluorescent aerosol across the United States
A. E. Perring, J. P. Schwarz, D. Baumgardner, M. T. Hernandez, D. V. Spracklen, C. L. Heald, R. S. Gao, G. Kok, G. R. McMeeking, J. B. McQuaid, and D. W. Fahey
J. Journal of Geophysical Research, 120, 1153–1170, doi:10.1002/2014JD022495, 2015.

Challenges of a lowered U.S. ozone standard
O. R. Cooper, A. O. Langford, D.D. Parrish, D. W. Fahey
Science, 348, 1096-1097, 2015.

Twenty Questions and Answers About the Ozone Layer: 2014 Update
Michaela I. Hegglin, David. W. Fahey, Mack McFarland, Stephen A. Montzka, Eric R. Nash
Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2014, Report No. 55, World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 2015.

The AquaVIT-1 intercomparison of atmospheric water vapor measurement techniques
D. W. Fahey, R. -S. Gao, O. Möhler, H. Saathoff, C. Schiller, V. Ebert, M. Krämer, T. Peter, N. Amarouche, L. M. Avallone, R. Bauer, Z. Bozóki, L. E. Christensen, S. M. Davis, G. Durry, C. Dyroff, R. L. Herman, S. Hunsmann, S. M. Khaykin, P. Mackrodt, J. Meyer, J. B. Smith, N. Spelten, R. F. Troy, H. Vömel, S. Wagner, F. G. Wienhold
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7, 3177–3213, doi:10.5194/amt-7-3177-2014, 2014.

Evaluation of UT/LS hygrometer accuracy by intercomparison during the NASA MACPEX mission
A. W. Rollins, T. D. Thornberry, R. S. Gao, J. B. Smith, D. S. Sayres, M. R. Sargent, C. Schiller, M. Krämer, N. Spelten, D. F. Hurst, A. F. Jordan, E. G. Hall, H. Vömel, G. S. Diskin, J. R. Podolske, L. E. Christensen, K. H. Rosenlof, E. J. Jensen, and D. W. Fahey
Journal of Geophysical Research, 119, doi:10.1002/2013JD020817, 2014.

Bounding the role of black carbon in the climate system: A scientific assessment
Bond, T. C., S. J. Doherty, D. W. Fahey, P. M. Forster, T. K. Berntsen, B. J. DeAngelo, M. G. Flanner, S. J. Ghan, B. Kärcher, D. Koch, S. Kinne, Y. Kondo, P. K. Quinn, M. C. Sarofim, M. Schultz, M. Schulz, C. Venkataraman, H. Zhang, S. Zhang, N. Bellouin, S. Guttikunda, P. K. Hopke, M. Z. Jacobson, J. W. Kaiser, Z. Klimont, U. Lohmann, J. P. Schwarz, D. Shindell, T. Storelvmo, S. G. Warren, C. S. Zender
Journal of Geophysical Research, 118, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50171, 2013.

The Montreal Protocol Protection of Ozone and Climate
David W. Fahey
Theoretical Inquires in Law, 14, 21 - 42, doi:10.1515/til-2013-004, 2013.

Global-scale seasonally resolved black carbon vertical profiles over the Pacific
J. P. Schwarz, B. H. Samset, A. E. Perring, J. R. Spackman, R. S. Gao, P. Stier, M. Schulz, F. L. Moore, Eric A. Ray, and D. W. Fahey
Geophysical Research Letters, 40, 5542-5547, doi:10.1002/2013GL057775, 2013.

Measurement of low-ppm mixing ratios of water vapor in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere using chemical ionization mass spectrometry
T. D. Thornberry, A. W. Rollins, R. S. Gao, L. A. Watts, S. J. Ciciora, R. J. McLaughlin, C. Voigt, B. Hall, and D. W. Fahey
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 6, 1461–1475, doi:10.5194/amt-6-1461-2013, 2013.

Assessing Single Particle Soot Photometer and Integrating Sphere/Integrating Sandwich Spectrophotometer measurement techniques for quantifying black carbon concentration in snow
J. P. Schwarz, S. J. Doherty, F. Li, S. T. Ruggiero, C. E. Tanner, A. E. Perring, R. S. Gao, and D. W. Fahey
Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 5, 2581–2592, doi:10.5194/amt-5-2581-20122012, 2012.

Preserving Montreal Protocol climate benefits by limiting HFCs
Velders, Guus J. M., A. R. Ravishankara, Melanie K. Miller, Mario J. Molina, Joseph Alcamo, John S. Daniel, David W. Fahey, Stephen A. Montzka, Stefan Reimann
Science, 335, 922-923, 2012.

Twenty questions and answers about ozone depletion: 2010 Update
D. W. Fahey and M. I. Hegglin, Coordinating Lead Authors
Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2006, Global Ozone Research and Monitoring Project – Report No. 52, 516 pp., World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 2011.

Characteristics of black carbon aerosol from a surface oil burn during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
A. E. Perring, J. P. Schwarz, J. R. Spackman, R. Bahreini, J. A. de Gouw, R. S. Gao, J. S. Holloway, J. M. Langridge, J. Peischl, A. Middlebrook, T. B. Ryerson, C. Warneke, L. A. Watts and D. W. Fahey
Geophysical Research Letters, 38 (L17809), doi:10.1029/2011GL048356, 2011.

Stratospheric correlation between nitric acid and ozone
P. J. Popp, T. P. Marcy, R. S. Gao, L. A. Watts, D. W. Fahey, E. C. Richard, S. J. Oltmans, M. L. Santee, N. J. Livesey, L. Froidevaux, B. Sen, G. C. Toon, K. A. Walker, C. D. Boone, and P. F. Bernath
Journal of Geophysical Research, 114, D03305, doi:10.1029/2008JD010875, 2009.

Measurement of the mixing state, mass, and optical size of individual black carbon particles in urban and biomass burning emissions
J. P. Schwarz, R. S. Gao, J. R. Spackman, L. A. Watts, D. S. Thomson, D. W. Fahey, T. B. Ryerson, J. Peischl, J. S. Holloway, M. Trainer, G. J. Frost, T. Baynard, D. A. Lack, J. A. de Gouw, C. Warneke, L. A. Del Negro
Geophysical Research Letters, 35, L13810, doi:10.1029/2008GL033968, 2008.

Coatings and their enhancement of black-carbon light absorption in the tropical atmosphere
J. P. Schwarz, J. R. Spackman, D. W. Fahey, R. S. Gao, U. Lohmann, P. Stier, L. A. Watts, D. S. Thomson, D. A. Lack, L. Pfister, M. J. Mahoney, D. Baumgardner, J. C. Wilson, J. M. Reeves
Journal of Geophysical Research, 113, D03203, doi:10.1029/2007JD009042, 2008.

The importance of the Montreal Protocol in protecting climate
G. J. M. Velders, S. O. Andersen, J. S. Daniel, D. W. Fahey, M. McFarland
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 104, 4814-4819, 2007.

Altair unmanned aircraft system achieves demonstration goal
D. W. Fahey, J. H. Churnside, J. W. Elkins, A. J. Gasiewski, K. H. Rosenlof, S. Summers, M. Aslaksen, T. A. Jacobs, J. D. Sellars, C. D. Jennison, L. C. Freudinger, M. Cooper
Eos Transactions, American Geophysical Union, 87, No. 20, pp. 197 and 201, 2006.

Single-particle measurements of midlatitude black carbon and light-scattering aerosols from the boundary layer to the lower stratosphere
J. P. Schwarz, R. S. Gao, D. W. Fahey, D. S. Thomson, L. A. Watts, J. C. Wilson, J. M. Reeves, M. Darbeheshti, D. G. Baumgardner, G. L. Kok, S. H. Chung, M. Schulz, J. Hendricks, A. Lauer, B. Kärcher, J. G. Slowik, K. H. Rosenlof, T. L. Thompson, A. O. Langford, M. Loewenstein, K. C. Aikin
Journal of Geophysical Research, 111 (D16207), doi:10.1029/2006JD007076, 2006.

A strategy for process-oriented validation of coupled-chemistry-climate models
V. Eyring, N. R. P. Harris, M. Rex, T. G. Shepherd, D. W. Fahey, G. T. Amanatidis, J. Austin, M. P. Chipperfield, M. Dameris, P. M. De F. Forster, A. Gettleman, H. F. Graf, T. Nagashima, P. A. Newman, S. Pawson, M. J. Prather, J. A. Pyle, R. J. Salawitch, B. D. Santer, D. W. Waugh
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 85, 1117-1133, doi:10.1175/BAMS-86-8-1117, 2005.

The detection of large HNO3-containing particles in the winter Arctic stratosphere
D. W. Fahey, R. S. Gao, K. S. Carslaw, J. Kettleborough, P. J. Popp, M. J. Northway, J. C. Holecek, S. C. Ciciora, R. J. McLaughlin, T. L. Thompson, R. H. Winkler, D. G. Baumgardner, B. Gandrud, P. O. Wennberg, S. Dhaniyala, K. McKinney, Th. Peter, R. J. Salawitch, T. P. Bui, J. W. Elkins, C. R. Webster, E. L. Atlas, H. Jost, J. C. Wilson, R. L. Herman, A. Kleinböhl, M. von König
Science, 291, 1026-1031, 2001.