Glenn Shaw

Atmospheric Science
(907) 474-7625
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Professional Memberships and Awards: 

Fellow, Royal Meteological Society
Member, American Geophysical Union
Member, Royal Institution
Member, Phi Kappa Phi, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi
Meritorious teaching award, University of Alaska
Recipient of the Terris and Katrina Moore Prize

Positions Held: 
Professor of Physics, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Sabbaticals at Institute of Atmospheric Physics, University of Arizona, World Radiation Center, Davos, Switzerland and University of Vienna Institutional Trustee, University Corporation for Atmosperic Research Member Representative, UCAR, 1985-present Member U.S. Polar Research Board, U.S. Academy of Sciences
Present Research Interests: 

Research interests are in atmospheric physics and atmospheric chemistry predominantly in areas of physical chemistry and optics of atmospheric aerosols, and in global climate and climate feedback

Selected Pubs: 

Shaw, G.E., Transport of Asian desert aerosol to the Hawaiian Islands, J. Appl. Meteor., 19, 1254-1259, 1980.

Shaw, G.E. and K. Stamnes, Perturbation of the Polar Radiation Budget, Ann. of the New York Academy of Science, 338, 533-540, 1980.

Shaw, G.E., Atmospheric turbidity in the polar regions, J. Appl. Meteor., 21, 1080-1088, 1982.

Shaw, G.E., Bio-controlled thermostasis involving the sulfur cycle, Climatic Change, 5, 297-303, 1983.

Shaw, G.E., X-ray spectrometry of polar aerosols, Atmos. Env., 17, 329-339, 1983.

Shaw, G.E., On the residence time of the Antarctic ice sheet sulfate aerosol, J. Geophys. Res., 87, 4309-4313, 1982.

Shaw, G.E., Cloud condensation nuclei associated with Arctic Haze, Atmos. Env., 20, 1453-1456, 1986.

Shaw, G.E., Aerosols as climate regulators: A climate biosphere linkage?, Atmos. Env., 21, 985-986, 1987.

Shaw, G.E., Aerosol size-temperature relationship, Geophys. Res. Lett., 15, 133-135, 1988.

Shaw, G.E., Chemical air mass systems in Alaska, Atmos. Env., Oct.,1988.

Shaw, G.E. and M.A.K. Khalil, Arctic Haze, A Chapter in Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, Vol. 4, Part B, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, pp. 70-110, 1989.

Shaw, G.E., Production of condensation nuclei in clean air, submitted to Atmos. Env., 23, 2841-2846, 1989.

Shaw, G.E., Physical properties and physical chemistry of arctic aerosols, in Pollution of the Arctic Atmosphere, W. T. Sturges, ed., Elsevier Press, London, 1990.

Shaw, G.E., Aerosol chemical components in Alaska air masses 1. Aged Pollution, J. Geophys. Res., 96, 22,369-22,372, 1991.

Bowling, S.A.. and G.E. Shaw, The thermodynamics of pollution removal as an indicator of possible source areas for Arctic Haze, Atmos. Env., 26, 2953 2961, 1992.

Shaw, G. E., R. L. Benner, A. D. Clarke, W. Çantrell, D. Veazey, On the regulation of climate: A sulfate aerosol feedback loop involving deep convection, submitted to Climatic Change, August, 1995.

Comment on climate cooling due to aerosols