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Researcher: Alexander, S (Dr Simon Alexander)

Fields of Research

Cloud physics
Atmospheric composition, chemistry and processes
Atmospheric dynamics
Tropospheric and stratospheric physics
Meteorology
Atmospheric sciences
Environmental engineering
Climatology
Physical oceanography
Atmospheric radiation
Atmospheric aerosols
Climate change processes

Research Objectives

Atmospheric processes and dynamics
Air quality
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Antarctic and Southern Ocean oceanic processes
Air quality, atmosphere and weather
Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Climate variability (excl. social impacts)
Atmospheric composition (incl. greenhouse gas inventory)
Climate change models

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Challenging and improving the simulation of mid-level mixed-phase clouds over the high-latitude Southern Ocean; Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres
Cloud properties observed from the surface and by satellite at the northern edge of the Southern Ocean; Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
Evaluation of boundary-layer cloud forecasts over the Southern Ocean in a limited-area numerical weather prediction system using in situ, space-borne and ground-based observations; Royal Meteorological Society. Quarterly Journal
Improved reanalysis and prediction of atmospheric fields over the Southern Ocean using campaign-based radiosonde observations; Geophysical Research Letters
Measurements of cloud radiative effect across the Southern Ocean (43 S79 S, 63 E158 W); Atmosphere
Mixed-phase clouds and precipitation in Southern Ocean cyclones and cloud systems observed poleward of 64 degrees S by ship-based cloud radar and lidar; Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
Observations and fine-scale model simulations of gravity waves over Davis, East Antarctica (69S, 78E); Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
Observations of clouds, aerosols, precipitation, and surface radiation over the Southern Ocean; Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Remote sensing; American Meteorological Society. Meteorological Monographs
Satellite-based detection of daytime supercooled liquid-topped mixed-phase clouds over the Southern Ocean using the advanced Himawari Imager; Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
Small scale structures of NLC observed by lidar at 69N/69S and their possible relation to gravity waves; Journal of Atmospheric and Solar-Terrestrial Physics
Southern Hemisphere extratropical gravity wave sources and intermittency revealed by a middle-atmosphere general circulation model; Journal of The Atmospheric Sciences
Southern Ocean cloud properties derived from CAPRICORN and MARCUS data; Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
Southern Ocean latitudinal gradients of cloud condensation nuclei; Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
Stratospheric ozone intrusion events and their impacts on tropospheric ozone in the Southern Hemisphere; Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
The Antarctic ozone hole during 2011; Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Journal
The Antarctic ozone hole during 2012; Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Journal
The Antarctic ozone hole during 2013; Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Journal
The Antarctic ozone hole during 2014; Journal of Southern Hemisphere Earth Systems Science
The Antarctic ozone hole during 2015 and 2016; Journal of Southern Hemisphere Earth System Science
The Antarctic ozone hole during 2017; Journal of Southern Hemisphere Earth Systems Science
The latitudinal variability of oceanic rainfall properties and its implication for satellite retrievals: 1. Drop size distribution properties; Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
The latitudinal variability of oceanic rainfall properties and its implication for satellite retrievals: 2. The relationships between radar observables and drop size distribution parameters; Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres
The seasonal cycle of lower-tropospheric gravity wave activity at Davis, Antarctica (69°S, 78°E); Journal of The Atmospheric Sciences
The state of the atmosphere in the 2016 southern Kerguelen Axis campaign region; Deep-Sea Research Part II

Research Projects

Atmospheric integrated research on burdens and oxidative capacity (AIRBOX); Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision