ISAC EVK2
Himalaya

Scientific papers


ACP (Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics) - Special Issue Atmospheric brown cloud in the Himalayas. Editor(s): G. McFiggans and J. J. Schauer

  • Atmospheric Brown Clouds in the Himalayas: first two years of continuous observations at the Nepal Climate Observatory-Pyramid (5079 m). P. Bonasoni, P. Laj, A. Marinoni, M. Sprenger, F. Angelini, J. Arduini, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari, T. Colombo, S. Decesari, C. Di Biagio, A. G. di Sarra, F. Evangelisti, R. Duchi, MC. Facchini, S. Fuzzi, G. P. Gobbi, M. Maione, A. Panday, F. Roccato, K. Sellegri, H. Venzac, GP. Verza, P.Villani, E. Vuillermoz, and P. Cristofanelli. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 7515-7531, 2010.
  • Aerosol mass and black carbon concentrations, a two year record at Nco-p (5079 m, Southern Himalayas). Marinoni, P. Cristofanelli, P. Laj, R. Duchi, F. Calzolari, S. Decesari, K. Sellegri, E. Vuillermoz, G. P. Verza, P. Villani, and P. Bonasoni. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 8551-8562, 2010.
  • Tropospheric ozone variations at the Nepal Climate Observatory-Pyramid (Himalayas, 5079 m a.s.l.) and influence of deep stratospheric intrusion events P. Cristofanelli, A. Bracci, M. Sprenger, A. Marinoni, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari, R. Duchi, P. Laj, J.M. Pichon, F. Roccato, H. Venzac, E. Vuillermoz, and P. Bonasoni. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 6537-6549, 2010. P. Cristofanelli, A. Bracci, M. Sprenger, A. Marinoni, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari, R. Duchi, P. Laj, J.M. Pichon, F. Roccato, H. Venzac, E. Vuillermoz, and P. Bonasoni. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 6537-6549, 2010.
  • Seasonal variations of aerosol size distributions based on long-term measurements at the high altitude Himalayan site of Nepal Climate Observatory-Pyramid (5079 m), Nepal K. Sellegri, P. Laj, H. Venzac, J. Boulon, D. Picard, P. Villani, P. Bonasoni, A. Marinoni, P. Cristofanelli, and E. Vuillermoz. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 10679-10690, 2010.
  • Chemical composition of PM10 and PM1 at the high-altitude Himalayan station Nepal Climate Observatory-Pyramid (Nco-p) (5079 m a.s.l.). S. Decesari, M. C. Facchini, C. Carbone, L. Giulianelli, M. Rinaldi, E. Finessi, S. Fuzzi, A. Marinoni, P. Cristofanelli, R. Duchi, P. Bonasoni, E. Vuillermoz, J. Cozic, J. L. Jaffrezo, and P.Laj. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 4583-4596, 2010.
  • Sunphotometry of the 2006--2007 aerosol optical/radiative properties at the Himalayan Nepal Climate Observatory-Pyramid (5079 m a.s.l.). G. P. Gobbi, F. Angelini, P. Bonasoni, G. P. Verza, A. Marinoni, and F. Barnaba. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 11209-11221, 2010.
  • Estimated impact of black carbon deposition during pre-monsoon season from Nepal Climate Observatory -- Pyramid data and snow albedo changes over Himalayan glaciers. T. J. Yasunari, P. Bonasoni, P. Laj, K. Fujita, E. Vuillermoz, A. Marinoni, P. Cristofanelli, R. Duchi, G. Tartari, and K.-M. Lau. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 6603-6615, 2010.
  • Aerosol optical properties and radiative forcing in the high Himalaya based on measurements at the Nepal Climate Observatory-Pyramid site (5079 m a.s.l.). S. Marcq, P. Laj, J. C. Roger, P. Villani, K. Sellegri, P. Bonasoni, A. Marinoni, P. Cristofanelli, G. P. Verza, and M. Bergin. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 5859-5872, 2010.
  • Continuous observations of synoptic-scale dust transport at the Nepal Climate Observatory -- Pyramid (5079 m a.s.l.) in the Himalayas. R. Duchi, P. Cristofanelli, A. Marinoni, P. Laj, S. Marcq, P. Villani, Sellegri K.,F. Angelini, F.Calzolari, G.P. Gobbi, G.P. Verza, E. Vuillermoz, A. Sapkota, and P. Bonasoni. ACPD.
  • The ACP special issues also includes:
    • Joint spatial variability of aerosol, clouds and rainfall in the Himalayas from satellite data P. Shrestha and A. P. Barros. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 8305-8317, 2010.
    • Chemical composition and aerosol size distribution of the middle mountain range in the Nepal Himalayas during the 2009 pre-monsoon season. P. Shrestha, A. P. Barros, and A. Khlystov. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 11605-11621, 2010.
    • Long-term record of aerosol optical properties and chemical composition from a high-altitude site (Manora Peak) in Central Himalaya. K. Ram, M. M. Sarin, and P. Hegde. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 11791-11803, 2010.
    • Sensitivity studies on the impacts of Tibetan Plateau snowpack pollution on the Asian hydrological cycle and monsoon climate. Y. Qian, M. G. Flanner, L. R. Leung, and W. Wang Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 1929-1948, 2011.


Other Scientific papers


  • Transport of short-lived climate forcers/pollutants (SLCF/P) to the Himalayas during the South Asian summer monsoon onset P.Cristofanelli et al 2014 Environ. Res. Lett. 9 084005 - DOI
  • Influence of open vegetation fires on black carbon and ozone variability in the southern Himalayas (NCO-P, 5079 m a.s.l. Putero, D., T.C. Landi, P. Cristofanelli, A. Marinoni, P. Laj, R. Duchi, F. Calzolari, G.P. Verza, P. Bonasoni, Environmental Pollution, Volume 184, January 2014, Pages 597-604, ISSN 0269-7491, DOI
  • High black carbon and ozone concentrations during pollution transport in the Himalayas: Five years of continuous observations at NCO-P global GAW station.Marinoni A., P. Cristofanelli, P. Laj, R. Duchi, D. Putero, F. Calzolari, T.C. Landi, E. Vuillermoz, M. Maione, P. Bonasoni. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 25, 8, 1618-1625, 2013.
  • Influence of lower stratosphere/upper troposphere (LS/UT) transport events on surface ozone at the Everest-Pyramid GAW Station (Nepal, 5079 m a.s.l.): first year of analysis. Cristofanelli P., Bonasoni P., Bonafè, U., Calzolari F., Duchi R., Marinoni A., Roccato F., Vuillermoz E., Sprenger M. International Journal of Remote Sensing. In press.
  • High frequency new particle formation in the Himalayas. Venzac H., K. Sellegri, P. Laj, P.Villani, P.Bonasoni, A.Marinoni, P.Cristofanelli, F. Calzolari, S. Fuzzi, S.Decesari, M.C.Facchini, E.Vuillermoz, G.P.Verza. PNAS 15666-15671, vol.105 no.41 www.pnas.org, doi10.1073 pnas.0801355105 October 14, 2008.
  • The ABC-Pyramid Atmospheric Research Observatory in Himalaya for aerosol, ozone and halocarbon measurements. Bonasoni, P.; Laj, P.; Angelini, F.; Arduini, J.; Bonafè, U.; Calzolari, F.; Cristofanelli, P.; et. al. Science of the Total Environment, The Volume: 391, Issue: 2-3, pp. 252-261. March 1, 2008.
  • The ABC-Pyramid: a scientific laboratory at 5079 m asl for the study of atmospheric composition change and climate. P. Bonasoni, P. Laj, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari, P. Cristofanelli, A. Marinoni, F. Roccato, MC. Facchini, S. Fuzzi, GP. Gobbi, JM. Pichon, H. Venzac, K. Sellegri, P. Villani, M. Maione, J. Arduini, A. Petzold, M. Sprenger, GP. Verza and E. Vuillermoz. Conference: MOUNTAINS, WITNESSES OF GLOBAL CHANGES Research in the Himalaya and Karakoram: SHARE-Asia Project, Rome, November 16-17, 2005.
  • THE EV-K2-CNR PYRAMID AND THE AERONET NETWORK (Himalayan Atmospheric Brown Cloud Characterization via Sunphotometer Observations). G. P. Gobbi, F.Angelini, F. Barnaba, and P. Bonasoni. Conference: MOUNTAINS, WITNESSES OF GLOBAL CHANGES Research in the Himalaya and Karakoram: SHARE-Asia Project, Rome, November 16-17, 2005.
  • Transport of Stratospheric Air Masses to the Nepal Climate Observatoryi - Pyramid (Himalaya; 5079 m MSL): A Synoptic-Scale Investigation Bracci, A., Cristofanelli, P., Sprenger, M., Bonaf\303\250, U., Calzolai, F., Duchi, R., laj, P., marinoni, A., Roccato F., Vuillermoz, E., and Bonasoni P., J. App. Meteorol. Climatol., 51, 1489-1507, 2012.
  • Atmospheric Pollution in the Hindu Kush - Himalaya Region: Evidence and Implications for the Regional Climate Bonasoni, P., Cristofanelli1, P., Marinoni, A., Vuillermoz, E., Adhikary, B.,Mountain Research developments,in press.
  • Estimated range of black carbon dry deposition and the related snow albedo reduction over Himalayan glaciers during dry pre-monsoon periods Teppei J. Yasunari, Qian Tan, K.-M. Lau, Paolo Bonasoni, Angela Marinoni, Paolo Laj, Martin Mûnûgoz, Toshihiko Takemura, Mian Chin.Atmospheric Environment 31 (2012) 1-9. DOI
  • Climatology of aerosol radiative properties in the free troposphere E. Andrews, J.A. Ogren, P. Bonasoni, A. Marinoni, E. Cuevas, S. Rodr\303\255guez, J.Y. Sun, D.A. Jaffe, E.V. Fischer, U. Baltensperger, E. Weingartner, M. Collaud Coen, S. Sharma, A.M. Macdonald, W.R. Leaitch, N.-H. Lin, P. Laj, T. Arsov, I. Kalapov, A. Jefferson, P. Sheridan, Climatology of aerosol radiative properties in the free troposphere, Atmospheric Research, Volume 102, Issue 4, December 2011, Pages 365-393, ISSN 0169-8095, 10.1016/j.atmosres.2011.08.017.


Workshop and Symposium presentations


  • Influence of biomass burning emissions on black carbon and ozone variability in the Southern Himalayas (NCO-P, 5079 m a.s.l.) Putero, D., Landi, T.C., Cristofanelli, P., Marinoni, A., Laj, P., Duchi, R., Adhikary, B., Calzolari, F., Bonaf\303\250, U., Stocchi, P., Vuillermoz, E., and Bonasoni, P. - EGU 2013, April 7-12, 2013, Vienna, Austria
  • ABC-PYR: a new remote high mountain station in the Himalayas to study the atmospheric composition change and climate. Bonasoni, P.P. Laj, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari, P. Cristofanelli, F. Evangelisti, A. Marinoni, F. Roccato, MC. Facchini, S. Fuzzi, GP. Gobbi, JM. Pichon, H. Venzac, K. Sellegri, P. Villani, M. Maione, J. Arduini, A. Petzold, M. Sprenger, G.Tartari, GP. Verza and E. Vuillermoz. European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2006, Vienna, Austria, 02 - 07 April 2006.
  • ABC-PYRAMID: A NEW STATION IN HIMALYAS TO MONITOR ATMOSPHERIC AEROSOL AND GASES. A. Marinoni1, P. Bonasoni1, P. Cristofanelli1, M. C. Facchini1, S. Fuzzi1, G. P. Gobbi1, P. Laj2, M. Maione3 CEOP workshop "Impact of Elevated Aerosols on Radiation-Monsoon-Water Cycle Interactions" Xi'ning, CHINA, 31 July - 6 August 2006.
  • Continuous aerosol and ozone measurements at 5079 m in Himalaya: the ABC-Pyramid Atmospheric Research Laboratory. P. Bonasoni1, P. Laj2, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari1, P. Cristofanelli1, S. Decesari1, L.Emblico1, MC. Facchini1, S. Fuzzi1, GP. Gobbi1, A. Marinoni1, F. Roccato1, JM. Pichon2, K. Sellegri2, H. Venzac2, P. Villani2, J. Arduini3, M. Maione3, A. Petzold4, M. Sprenger5, G. Tartari6, GP. Verza6 and E. Vuillermoz6 International conference in celebration of the 75th anniversary of the High Altitude Research Station Jungfraujoch Research at Jungfraujoch "Top of Science" Interlaken, Switzerland, September 11-14, 2006
  • Preliminary results from ABC-PYR, the new remote high mountain station in the Himalayas to study the atmospheric composition change and climate.P. Bonasoni1, P. Laj2, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari1, P. Cristofanelli1, S. Decesari1, L.Emblico1, MC. Facchini1, S. Fuzzi1, GP. Gobbi1, A. Marinoni1, F. Roccato1, JM. Pichon2, K. Sellegri2, H. Venzac2, P. Villani2, J. Arduini3, M. Maione3, A. Petzold4, M. Sprenger5, G. Tartari6, GP. Verza6 and E. Vuillermoz6 (1) CNR - Institute for Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Bologna, Italy. Joint GAC/CACGP/SOLAS/WMO Symposium:Atmospheric Chemistry at the interfaces The 9th Scientific Conference of the IGAC Project 17-23 September 2006, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Monitoraggio di gas in tracce in alta montagna: l'esperienza di Mt. Cimone e della stazione ABC-PYR in Himalaya. P. Cristofanelli1, A. Marinoni1, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari1, F. Roccato1, M.C. Facchini1, S. Fuzzi1, G.P. Gobbi2, M. Maione3, J. Arduini3, P. Laj4, G. Verza5, E. Vuillermoz5 e P. Bonasoni. Società Italiana di Fisica XCII Congresso Nazionale Torino, 18 - 23 Settembre 2006.
  • Monitoraggio di aerosol atmosferico in alta montagna: l'esperienza di Mt. Cimone e della stazione ABC-PYR in Himalaya. A. Marinoni1, P. Cristofanelli1, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari1, F. Roccato1, M.C. Facchini1, S. Fuzzi1, G.P. Gobbi2, M. Maione3, J. Arduini3, P. Laj4, G. Verza5, E. Vuillermoz5 e P. Bonasoni. Società Italiana di Fisica XCII Congresso Nazionale Torino, 18 - 23 Settembre 2006.
  • Continuous measurements of aerosol parameters at the ABC-Pyramid Observatory (Nepal, 5079 m asl). Marinoni and the ABC-Pyramid TEAM. European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2007, Vienna, Austria, 15 - 20 April 2007.
  • Aerosol characterisations at the ABC-Pyramid high altitude observatory in Himalayas.Laj P., Bonasoni P., Cristofanelli P., Decesari S., Facchini C., Marinoni A., Maione M., Sellegri K., Venzac H., Vuillermoz E. International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Perugia, 2-13 July, 2007.
  • First year of continuous measurements of aerosol and gas parameters at the ABC-Pyramid observatory (Nepal, 5079 m asl).Marinoni, P. Cristofanelli, P. Laj, F. Angelini, J. Arduini, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari, S. Decesari, MC. Facchini, S. Fuzzi, GP. Gobbi, M. Maione, F. Roccato, J. C. Roger, K. Sellegri, M. Sprenger H. Venzac and E. Vuillermoz and P. Bonasoni. Second ACCENT Symposium, Urbino, 23-27 July 2007.
  • Seasonal variation of the aerosol size distribution at high altitude research stations in Ffrance and Nepal. H.Venzac, K. Sellegri, P. Villani, D. Picard, A. Marinoni, P.Bonasoni and P. Laj. Second ACCENT Symposium, Urbino, 23-27 July 2007.
  • Aerosol chemical composition at a high elevation (5079 m) Hhimalayan site.S. Decesari, MC Facchini, V. Mancinelli, M. Rinaldi, S., A. Marinoni, P. Cristofanelli, P. Bonasoni, E. Vuillermoz, P. Laj, K. Sellegri. Second ACCENT Symposium, Urbino, 23-27 July 2007.
  • Analysis of surface ozone variations at two high altitude mountain sites: Mt. Cimone (2165 m asl, Italy) and ABC-Pyramid (5079 m asl, Himalayas). P. Cristofanelli, P. Bonasoni, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari, S. Decesari, P. Laj, M. Maione, A. Marinoni, F. Roccato, M. Sprenger, E. Vuillermoz. Second ACCENT Symposium, Urbino, 23-27 July 2007.
  • The ABC-Pyramid high mountain station in the Himalayas-Karakorum range.P. Bonasoni, P. Laj, U. Bonafè, H. Venzac, F. Calzolari, D. Picard, Cristofanelli, A. Marinoni, S. Decesari, MC. Facchini, S. Fuzzi, GP. Gobbi, F. Roccato, JM. Pichon, K. Sellegri, P. Villani, M. Maione, J. Arduini, A. Petzold, M. Sprenger, G. Tartari, E. Vuillermoz and GP. Verza. Second ACCENT Symposium, Urbino, 23-27 July 2007.
  • Characterizing the atmospheric aerosol background at the high elevation (5079 m) ABC Himalayan site. P. Laj, K. Sellegri, H. Venzac, J-C. Roger, S. Decesari, MC Facchini, S. Fuzzi, GP Gobbi, A. Marinoni, P. Cristofanelli, P. Bonasoni. Second ACCENT Symposium, Urbino, 23-27 July 2007.
  • Hygroscopic properties of atmospheric aerosol sampled at the high elevation (5079 m) ABC Himalayan site. P. Laj, K. Sellegri, H. Venzac, P. Bonasoni, S. Decesari, MC Facchini, S. Fuzzi, A. Marinoni and M. Mircea . Second ACCENT Symposium, Urbino, 23-27 July 2007.
  • Halogenated greenhouse gases at the ABC-Pyramid Observatory, Himalayan-Karakorum Range, Nepal. M. Maione, J. Arduini, P. Cristofanelli, F. Calzolari, A. Marinoni, E. Vuillermoz, GP Verza, P. Bonasoni. Second ACCENT Symposium, Urbino, 23-27 July 2007.
  • Black carbon and ozone variation during polluted events at the ABC-Pyramid observatory (Nepal, 5079 m asl). P. Bonasoni, P. Cristofanelli A. Marinoni1, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari, F. Roccato, M. Sprenger, E. Vuillermoz and P. Laj. International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Perugia, Italy, 2-13 July 2007.
  • First year of continuous measurements of aerosol and gas parameters at the abc-pyramid observatory (Nepal, 5079 m asl). Marinoni, P. Cristofanelli, P. Laj, F. Angelini, J. Arduini, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari, S. Decesari, MC. Facchini, S. Fuzzi, GP. Gobbi, M. Maione, F. Roccato, J. C. Roger, K. Sellegri, M. Sprenger, H. Venzac E. Vuillermoz and P. Bonasoni. International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics, Perugia, Italy, 2-13 July 2007.
  • First year of continuous measurements of aerosol and gas parameters at the ABC-Pyramid observatory (nepal, 5079 m asl).A. Marinoni, P. Cristofanelli, P. Laj, F. Angelini, J. Arduini, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari, S. Decesari, MC. Facchini, S. Fuzzi, GP. Gobbi, M. Maione, F. Roccato, J. C. Roger, K. Sellegri, M. Sprenger H. Venzac, E. Vuillermoz and P. Bonasoni. 5th Asian Aerosol Conference, Kaoshiung, Taiwan. August 26-29, 2007.
  • Black carbon and ozone variation during polluted events at the ABC-Pyramid observatory (Nepal, 5079 m asl). P. Bonasoni, P. Cristofanelli, A. Marinoni, U. Bonafè, F. Calzolari, F. Roccato, M. Sprenger and E. Vuillermoz and P. Laj. 5th Asian Aerosol Conference, Kaoshiung, Taiwan. August 26-29, 2007.


Master Thesis


  • Stima degli effetti radiativi degli aerosol troposferici nella regione himalayana da misure presso il Nepal Climate Observatory at Pyramid. Gasbarra D., Master degree Thesis, Università La Sapienza di Torino, 2012.
  • Ozone and black carbon variability in Southern Himalayas: influence of biomass burning emissions. Putero D., Master degree Thesis, Università degli Studi di Torino, 2012.