Gregory Frost

Supervisory Research Chemist

Office of the Director

NOAA Chemical Sciences Laboratory
325 Broadway, R/CSL
Boulder, CO 80305 USA

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Dr. Gregory Frost leads CSL research using observations and models to understand the impacts of atmospheric emissions and chemistry on air quality, weather, and climate. Dr. Frost is the Atmospheric Composition and Chemistry Liaison in NOAA’s Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR) and leads collaborative activities with other NOAA Line Offices. He manages the NOAA Earth’s Radiation Budget Initiative, a Congressionally directed research program investigating natural and human activities that may alter the reflectivity of the atmosphere and impact the Earth system. Dr. Frost led the 2020 value assessment of an atmospheric composition capability on NOAA’s Geostationary Extended Observations (GeoXO) Mission and is the User Applications Scientist for GeoXO’s Atmospheric Composition Instrument, ACX. He oversees transitions of OAR's atmospheric composition research innovations into the Unified Forecast System.


Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 1995
B.S., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, CA, 1989

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

last modified: February 1, 2023