Michael A Robinson

Tropospheric Chemistry

NOAA Chemical Sciences Laboratory
325 Broadway, R/CSL7
Boulder, CO 80305 USA

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Mike joined Tropospheric Chemistry in 2018 in preparation for the FIREX-AQ campaign, where he measured CO/CO2/CH4. More recently Mike finished his PhD. in Analytical Chemistry at CU Boulder working with the Iodide CIMS for deployment at ground sites (SUNVEx) and on the NASA DC-8 (AEROMMA).


BS Mech. Engineering - UW Madison 2010
MS Mech. Engineering - UW Madison 2014
PhD. Analytical Chemistry - CU Boulder 2024


  • Development and deployment of chemical ionization mass spectrometers for detection of trace gases in the atmosphere
  • Production and loss of organic nitrates 
  • Tropospheric ozone production

Current Topics

  • O3 photochemistry in Biomass Burning plumes (FIREX-AQ)
  • Calibration of Iodide CIMS for organic nitrates (SUNVEx and AEROMMA)
  • urban chemical regimes
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

last modified: May 15, 2024