John Daniel

CSL Associate Director
Research Physicist

Office of the Director

Chemistry & Climate Processes

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




Dr. Daniel received his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan in 1993. He came to the Aeronomy Laboratory (now CSL) to work for Dr. Susan Solomon primarily on topics related to stratospheric ozone depletion. Over the years, this work has included both modeling and experimental activities on air quality, climate change, and stratospheric ozone depletion. Dr. Daniel has been involved in various capacities with the past 9 stratospheric ozone assessments, leading chapters on 3 occasions.

In 2012, Dr. Daniel became the Deputy Director for Management at what was at the time the Chemical Sciences Division. This work has included helping and advising the Director on many aspects of running the laboratory with a focus on personnel- and management-related issues.In 2022, he was made the Associate Director.

Dr. Daniel is an author on nearly 100 publications, which have been cited over 10,000 times.


Ph.D., Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences, 1993; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
B.A., Physics, Magna cum Laude, distinction in Physics, 1989; Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

last modified: June 13, 2022