Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic & Space Sciences in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan

FACULTY


Mark Flanner
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Mark Flanner

Assistant Professor

Office: 2527B Space Research Building
Phone: (734) 615-3605
Fax: (734) 763-0437
Email: flanner@umich.edu
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Education

 

Ph.D., Earth System Science, University of California at Irvine
B.S., Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin

Research

 
  • Cryosphere-climate interaction and feedback
  • Climate forcing by black carbon
  • Radiative transfer
  • Snowpack microphysics
  • Ice sheet energy balance
  • Climate model development

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Advanced Study Program, National Center for Atmospheric Research
  • NASA Earth System Science Graduate Student Fellowship
  • Outstanding Student Presentation Award (oral), AGU Fall Meeting

Publications

Full list at: http://aoss-research.engin.umich.edu/faculty/flanner/publications.php

Selected Publications: 

 

Painter, T. H., M. G. Flanner, G. Kaser, B. Marzeion, R. A. VanCuren, and W. Abdalati (2013), End of the Little Ice Age in the Alps forced by industrial black carbon, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., doi: 10.1073/pnas.1302570110

Bond, T. C., S. J. Doherty, D. W. Fahey, P. M. Forster, T. Berntsen, B. J. DeAngelo, M. G. Flanner, S. Ghan, B. Kärcher, D. Koch, S. Kinne, Y. Kondo, P. K. Quinn, M. C. Sarofim, M. G. Schultz, M. Schulz, C. Venkataraman, H. Zhang, S. Zhang, N. Bellouin, S. K. Guttikunda, P. K. Hopke, M. Z. Jacobson, J. W. Kaiser, Z. Klimont, U. Lohmann, J. P. Schwarz, D. Shindell, T. Storelvmo, S. G. Warren, and C. S. Zender (2013), Bounding the role of black carbon in the climate system: A scientific assessment, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 5380–5552, doi: 10.1002/jgrd.50171.

Flanner, M. G. (2013), Arctic climate sensitivity to local black carbon, J. Geophys. Res., 118, 18401851, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50176.

Qian, Y., Flanner, M. G., Leung, L. R., and Wang, W. (2011), Sensitivity studies on the impacts of Tibetan Plateau snowpack pollution on the Asian hydrological cycle and monsoon climate, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 1929-1948, doi:10.5194/acp-11-1929-2011.

Flanner, M. G., K. M. Shell, M. Barlage, D. K. Perovich, and M. A. Tschudi (2011) Radiative forcing and albedo feedback from the Northern Hemisphere cryosphere between 1979 and 2008, Nature Geosci., 4, 151-155, doi: 10.1038/ngeo1062.

Doughty, C. E., M. G. Flanner, and M. L. Goulden (2010) Effect of smoke on sub-canopy shaded light, canopy temperature, and carbon dioxide uptake in an Amazon rainforest, Global Biogeochem. Cycles, 24, GB3015, doi:10.1029/2009GB003670.

Flanner, M. G., C. S. Zender, P. G. Hess, N. M. Mahowald, T. H. Painter, V. Ramanathan, and P. J. Rasch (2009), Springtime warming and reduced snow cover from carbonaceous particles, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 2481-2497.

Flanner, M. G. (2009), Integrating anthropogenic heat flux with global climate models, Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L02801, doi:10.1029/2008GL036465.

McConnell, J. R., R. Edwards, G. L. Kok, M. G. Flanner, C. S. Zender, E. S. Saltzman, J. R. Banta, D. R. Pasteris, M. M. Carter, and J. D. W. Kahl (2007), 20th Century industrial black carbon emissions altered Arctic climate forcing, Science, 317, 1381-1384.

Flanner, M. G., C. S. Zender, J. T. Randerson, and P. J. Rasch (2007), Present day climate forcing and response from black carbon in snow, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D11202, doi: 10.1029/2006JD008003.

Randerson, J. T., H. Liu, M. G. Flanner, S. D. Chambers, Y. Jin, P. G. Hess, G. Pfister, M. C. Mack, K. K. Treseder, L. R. Welp, F. S. Chapin, J. W. Harden, M. L. Goulden, E. Lyons, J. C. Neff, E. A. G. Schuur and C. S. Zender (2006), The impact of boreal forest fire on climate warming, Science, 314, 1130-1132.

Updated: 2013-09-11