[Also see grey literature (1997-present)]


  1. Feng, L., Palmer, P. I., Parker, R. J., Lunt, M. F., and Boesch, H.: Methane emissions responsible for record-breaking atmospheric methane growth rates in 2020 and 2021, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. [preprint], https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2022-425, in review, 2022. [discussed in Science news article; discussed in FT Big Read Article]
  2. Cohen, M., M. A. Bollasina, D. E. Sergeev, P. I. Palmer, and N. J. Mayne, Traveling planetary-scale waves cause cloud variability on tidally locked aquaplanets, submitted AAS, 2022. (arXiv)
  3. McGrath, M., J. et al (inc P. I. Palmer), The consolidated European synthesis of CO2 emissions and removals for EU27 and UK: 1990-2020, submitted to EESD, 2022.
  4. Whiteford, N., et al (inc. P. I. Palmer), Retrieval of cool, directly imaged exoplanet 51 Eri b, submitted to Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2022.
  5. Wu, K., Palmer, P. I., Wu, D., Jouglet, D., Feng, L., and Oda, T.: Theoretical assessment of the ability of the MicroCarb satellite city-scan observing mode to estimate urban CO2 emissions, EGUsphere [preprint], https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-2022-749, 2022.
  6. Drinkwater, A., Palmer, P., Feng, L., Arnold, T., Lan, X., Michel, S., Parker, R., and Boesch, H.: Atmospheric data support a multi-decadal shift in the global methane budget towards natural tropical emissions, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. [preprint], https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2022-561, in review, 2022.
  7. Mogno, C., P. I. Palmer, M. R. Marvin, S. Sharma, Y. Chen, and O. Wild, Road transport impact on PM2.5 pollution over Delhi during the post-monsoon season, submitted to Atmospheric Environment X, 2022.  
  8. Petrescu, A. M. R., Qiu, C., McGrath, M. J., Peylin, P., Peters, G. P., Ciais, P., Thompson, R. L., Tsuruta, A., Brunner, D., Kuhnert, M., Matthews, B., Palmer, P. I., Tarasova, O., Regnier, P., Lauerwald, R., Bastviken, D., Höglund-Isaksson, L., Winiwarter, W., Etiope, G., Aalto, T., Balsamo, G., Bastrikov, V., Berchet, A., Brockmann, P., Ciotoli, G., Conchedda, G., Crippa, M., Dentener, F., Groot Zwaaftink, C. D., Guizzardi, D., Günther, D., Haussaire, J.-M., Houweling, S., Janssens-Maenhout, G., Kouyate, M., Leip, A., Leppänen, A., Lugato, E., Maisonnier, M., Manning, A. J., Markkanen, T., McNorton, J., Muntean, M., Oreggioni, G. D., Patra, P. K., Perugini, L., Pison, I., Raivonen, M. T., Saunois, M., Segers, A. J., Smith, P., Solazzo, E., Tian, H., Tubiello, F. N., Vesala, T., Wilson, C., and Zaehle, S.: The consolidated European synthesis of CH4 and N2O emissions for EU27 and UK: 1990–2020, Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss. [preprint], https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-2022-287, in review, 2022.
  9. Friedlingstein, P., et al (inc. P. I. Palmer),Global Carbon Budget 2022, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 4811–4900, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-4811-2022, 2022. 
  10. Palmer, P. I., A. J. P. Woodwark, D. P. Finch, T. E. Taylor, A. Butz, J. Tamminen, H. Boesch, A. Eldering, S. Vincent-Bonnieu, The current and future role of space station instruments for improving estimates of tropical carbon fluxes using atmospheric data, npj Microgravity 8, 51 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41526-022-00231-6
  11. Yao, F. and P. I. Palmer, "Source Sector Mitigation of Solar Energy Generation Losses Attributable to Particulate Matter Pollution," Environ. Sci. Technol.56, 12, 8619–8628 , 2022. https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.est.2c01175.
  12. Shaw, J. T.Allen, G.Barker, P.Pitt, J. R.Pasternak, D.Bauguitte, S. J.-B., et al. (2022). Large methane emission fluxes observed from tropical wetlands in ZambiaGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles36, e2021GB007261. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021GB007261
  13. Cohen, M. A. Bollasina, P. I. Palmer, D. E. Sergeev, I. A. Boutle, N. J. Mayne, and J. Manners, Longitudinally asymmetric stratospheric oscillation on a tidally locked exoplanet, The Astrophysical Journal, 9320 (152),  https://doi.org/10.3847/1538-4357/ac625d, 2022. 
  14. Braam, M. P. I. Palmer, L. Decin, R. J. Ridgeway, M. Zamyatina, N. J. Mayne, D. Sergeev, and N. Luke Abraham, Lightning-induced chemistry on tidally-locked Earth-like exoplanets, 512, 2, 2383-2402, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2022. (URL; arXiv)
  15. Ridgeway, R. J., M. Zamyatina, N. J. Mayne, J. Manners, F. H. Lambert, M. Braam, B. Drummond, E. Hebrard, P. I. Palmer, K. Kohary, 3D modelling of the impact of stellar activity on tidally-locked terrestrial exoplanets: atmospheric composition and habitability, accepted by Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, 2022. (arXiv)
  16. Palmer, P. I. et al, Physical drivers and multifarious impacts of Eastern African rainfall variations, submitted to Nature Reviews Earth and Environment, 2022.
  17. Feng, L., Palmer, P.I., Zhu, S. et al. Tropical methane emissions explain large fraction of recent changes in global atmospheric methane growth rate. Nature Comm 13, 1378 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-022-28989-z [discussed in Science news article; discussed in FT Big Read Article]
  18. Palmer P. I., M. R. Marvin, R. Siddans, B. J. Kerridge, and D. P. Moore, Nocturnal survival of isoprene linked to formation of upper tropospheric organic aerosol, Science, 375, 6580, 562-566, DOI: 10.1126/science.abg4506, 2022. (URL)
  19. Helfter, C., M. Gondwe, M. Murray-Hudson, A. Makati, M. F. Lunt, P. I. Palmer, U. Skiba, "Phenology is the dominant control of methane emission in a tropical non-forested wetland," 13, 133, Nature Comm., 2022. (URL)
  20. Wang, J., L. Feng, P. I. Palmer, Y. Liu, S. Fang, H. Boesch, C. O'Dell, X. Tang, D. Yang, L. Liu and C. Xia, Reply to: On the role of atmospheric model transport uncertainty in estimating the Chinese land sink, Nature, 603 (7901), E15-E16, 2022. (URL)
  21. Wang, J., L. Feng, P. I. Palmer, Y. Liu, S. Fang, H. Boesch, C. O'Dell, X. Tang, D. Yang, L. Liu and C. Xia, Reply to: The size of the land carbon sink in China, Nature, 603 (7901), E10-E12, 2022. (URL)
  22. Parker, R. J., Wilson, C., Comyn-Platt, E., Hayman, G., Marthews, T. R., Bloom, A. A., Lunt, M. F., Gedney, N., Dadson, S. J., McNorton, J., Humpage, N., Boesch, H., Chipperfield, M. P., Palmer, P. I., and Yamazaki, D.: Evaluation of Wetland CH4 in the JULES Land Surface Model Using Satellite Observations, Accepted for publication in Biogeosciences, 2022.
  23. Taysum, B. M., P. I. Palmer, M. Luginin, N. Ignatiev, A. Trokhimovskiy, A. Shakun, A. Grigoriev, F. Montmessin, O. Korablev, and K. Olsen, Martian atmospheric chemistry of HCl: implications for the lifetime of atmospheric methane, submitted J. Geophys. Res.: Planets, 2022.
  24. Ardévol Martínez, F., M. Min, I. Kamp, and P. I. Palmer, Convolutional neural networks as an alternative to Bayesian retrievals for interpreting exoplanet transmission spectra, Astronomy & Astrophysics,https://doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361/202142976, 2022. (URL)
  25. Alberti, C., et al (inc P. I. Palmer): Improved calibration procedures for the EM27/SUN spectrometers of the COllaborative Carbon Column Observing Network (COCCON), Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 2433–2463, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-2433-2022, 2022.
  26. Wu, D., Liu, J., Wennberg, P. O., Palmer, P. I., Nelson, R. R., Kiel, M., and Eldering, A.: Towards sector-based attribution using intra-city variations in satellite-based emission ratios between CO2 and CO, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 14547–14570, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-22-14547-2022, 2022.
  27. Finch, D. P., Palmer, P. I., and Zhang, T.: Automated detection of atmospheric NO2 plumes from satellite data: a tool to help infer anthropogenic combustion emissions, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 15, 721–733, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-15-721-2022, 2022.
  28. Deng, Z., Ciais, P., Tzompa-Sosa, Z. A., Saunois, M., Qiu, C., Tan, C., Sun, T., Ke, P., Cui, Y., Tanaka, K., Lin, X., Thompson, R. L., Tian, H., Yao, Y., Huang, Y., Lauerwald, R., Jain, A. K., Xu, X., Bastos, A., Sitch, S., Palmer, P. I., Lauvaux, T., d'Aspremont, A., Giron, C., Benoit, A., Poulter, B., Chang, J., Petrescu, A. M. R., Davis, S. J., Liu, Z., Grassi, G., Albergel, C., Tubiello, F. N., Perugini, L., Peters, W., and Chevallier, F.: Comparing national greenhouse gas budgets reported in UNFCCC inventories against atmospheric inversions, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 1639–1675, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-1639-2022, 2022.
  29. Taylor, T. E., et al (inc P. I. Palmer and L. Feng) An 11-year record of XCO2 estimates derived from GOSAT measurements using the NASA ACOS version 9 retrieval algorithm, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 325–360, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-325-2022, 2022..


  1. Lunt, M. F., Manning, A. J., Allen, G., Arnold, T., Bauguitte, S. J.-B., Boesch, H., Ganesan, A. L., Grant, A., Helfter, C., Nemitz, E., O'Doherty, S. J., Palmer, P. I., Pitt, J. R., Rennick, C., Say, D., Stanley, K. M., Stavert, A. R., Young, D., and Rigby, M.: Atmospheric observations consistent with reported decline in the UK's methane emissions (2013–2020), Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 16257–16276, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-16257-2021, 2021.
  2. Nisbet et al (inc M. F. Lunt and P. I. Palmer), "Isotopic signatures of methane emissions from tropical fires and wetlands: the MOYA and ZWAMPS flights," accepted as a contribution to "Rising methane: is warming feeding warming?" Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A.3802021011220210112. (URL
  3. Palmer, P. I., L. Feng, M. F. Lunt, R. J. Parker, H. Boesch, X. Lan, A. Lorente, T. Borsdorff, "The added value of satellite observations of methane for understanding the contemporary methane budget," Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 379, 20210106http://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2021.0106, 2021. (now open access via doi link, 2/11/21) [Correction of Figure 2 units]
  4. Boesch et al (inc P. I. Palmer and L. Feng), "Monitoring greenhouse gases from space,"Remote Sens. 2021, 13(14), 2700, 2021. (URL)
  5. Mackie, A., H. E. Brindley, P. I. Palmer, "Contrasting observed atmospheric responses to tropical SST warming patterns," J. Geophys. Res., https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JD033564, 2021. (URL)
  6. Mogno, C., Palmer, P. I., Knote, C., Yao, F., and Wallington, T. J.: Seasonal distribution and drivers of surface fine particulate matter and organic aerosol over the Indo-Gangetic Plain, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 10881–10909, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-10881-2021, 2021. 
  7. Marvin, M. R., Palmer, P. I., Latter, B. G., Siddans, R., Kerridge, B. J., Latif, M. T., and Khan, M. F.: Photochemical environment over Southeast Asia primed for hazardous ozone levels with influx of nitrogen oxides from seasonal biomass burning, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 1917–1935, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-21-1917-2021, 2021. (URL)
  8. Yao, F., and P. I. Palmer, "A model framework to reduce bias in ground-level PM2.5 concentrations inferred from satellite-retrieved AOD, " Atmospheric Environment, 248, 118217, 2021. (URL)
  9. Simmonds, P., P. I. Palmer, M. Rigby, A. McCulloch, S. G. O'Doherty, and A. J. Manning, "Tracers for evaluating computational models of atmospheric transport and dispersion at regional to global scales,"  118074, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2020.118074, 246, 118074, Atm. Env., 2021. (URL)
  10. Lunt, M. F., P. I. Palmer et al, Recent rain-fed pulses of methane from East Africa during 2018-2019 contributed atmospheric growth rates, 16(2), Env. Res. Lett., https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abd8fa, 2021. (URL) [Research highlight in Nature Reviews Earth & Environment]
  11. Bruhwiler, L., F-J. W. Parmentier, P. Crill, M. Leonard, and P. I. Palmer, "The Arctic carbon cycle and its response to changing climate," Curr. Clim. Change Rep., 7, 14-34, 2021. (URL). 
  12. Berchet, A., Sollum, E., Thompson, R. L., Pison, I., Thanwerdas, J., Broquet, G., Chevallier, F., Aalto, T., Berchet, A., Bergamaschi, P., Brunner, D., Engelen, R., Fortems-Cheiney, A., Gerbig, C., Groot Zwaaftink, C. D., Haussaire, J.-M., Henne, S., Houweling, S., Karstens, U., Kutsch, W. L., Luijkx, I. T., Monteil, G., Palmer, P. I., van Peet, J. C. A., Peters, W., Peylin, P., Potier, E., Rödenbeck, C., Saunois, M., Scholze, M., Tsuruta, A., and Zhao, Y.: The Community Inversion Framework v1.0: a unified system for atmospheric inversion studies, Geosci. Model Dev., 14, 5331–5354, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-14-5331-2021, 2021. (URL).


  1. Wang, J., L. Feng, P. I. Palmer, Y. Liu, S. Fang, H. Boesch, C. O'Dell, X. Tang, D. Yang, L. Liu and C. Xia, Large Chinese land carbon sink estimated from atmospheric carbon dioxide data, 86. https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-020-2849-9, Nature, 2020. (read-only link to paperlayman explanation using MS Sway; BBC online news article) [error in Figure 2 caption: corrected on 24/11/20]
  2. Friedlingstein et al (inc. P. I. Palmer), Global Carbon Budget 2020, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 3269–3340, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-3269-2020, 2020. (URL)
  3. Lee, J. D., Drysdale, W. S., Finch, D. P., Wilde, S. E., and Palmer, P. I.: UK surface NO2 levels dropped by 42 % during the COVID-19 lockdown: impact on surface O3, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 15743–15759, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-15743-2020, 2020. (URL)
  4. Parker, R. J., Webb, A., Boesch, H., Somkuti, P., Barrio Guillo, R., Di Noia, A., Kalaitzi, N., Anand, J. S., Bergamaschi, P., Chevallier, F., Palmer, P. I., Feng, L., Deutscher, N. M., Feist, D. G., Griffith, D. W. T., Hase, F., Kivi, R., Morino, I., Notholt, J., Oh, Y.-S., Ohyama, H., Petri, C., Pollard, D. F., Roehl, C., Sha, M. K., Shiomi, K., Strong, K., Sussmann, R., Té, Y., Velazco, V. A., Warneke, T., Wennberg, P. O., and Wunch, D.: A decade of GOSAT Proxy satellite CH4 observations, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 12, 3383–3412, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-12-3383-2020, 2020. (URL)
  5. Miao, R., Chen, Q., Zheng, Y., Cheng, X., Sun, Y., Palmer, P. I., Shrivastava, M., Guo, J., Zhang, Q., Liu, Y., Tan, Z., Ma, X., Chen, S., Zeng, L., Lu, K., and Zhang, Y.: Model bias in simulating major chemical components of PM2.5 in China, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 12265–12284, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-12265-2020, 2020. (URL)
  6. Boesch, H., et al (inc. P. I. Palmer): Monitoring greenhouse gases over China using space-based observations, J. Geodesy and Geoinformation Science, 3(4), 14-24, doi:10.11947/j.JGGS.2020.0402, 2020. [invited submission via NRSCC-ESA Cooperation Dragon 4 programme] (URL)
  7. Madani et al (inc. P. I. Palmer), "Recent Amplified Global Gross Primary Productivity Due to Temperature Increase is offset by Reduced Productivity Due to Water Constraints,"AGU Advances1, e2020AV000180. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020AV000180, 2020.
  8. Taysum, B. M., & Palmer, P. I., Photochemistry of methane and ethane in the martian atmosphereJournal of Geophysical Research: Planets125, e2020JE006491. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JE006491, 2020. (URL)
  9. Finch, D. P, and P. I. Palmer, "Increasing ambient surface ozone levels over the UK accompanied by fewer extreme events," 237, 117627, Atmos. Env., 2020. (URL)
  10. Somkuti, P., H, Boesch, L. Feng, P. I. Palmer, R. J. Parker, and T. Quaife, "A new space-borne perspective of crop productivity variations over the US Corn Belt," Agricultural and Forest Management, 281, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.107826, 2020. (URL)
  11. Yates, S. J, P. I. Palmer, J. Manners, I. Boutle, K. Kohary, N. Mayne, L. Abraham, "Ozone chemistry on tidally locked M dwarf planets," Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, stz3520, https://doi.org/10.1093/mnras/stz3520, 2020. (arXiv of accepted version, URL of journal paper)
  12. Mackie, A.Wild, M.Brindley, H.Folini, D., & Palmer, P. I.Observed and CMIP5 simulated radiative flux variability over west AfricaEarth and Space Science7, e2019EA001017. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019EA001017, 2020. (URL)
  13. Moeini, O, D. Tarasick, C. T. McElroy, L. Liu, M. K. Osman, A. M. Thompson, M. Parrington, P. I. Palmer, B. Johnson, S. J. Oltmans, J. Merrill, "Estimating boreal fire-generated ozone over North America using ozonesonde profiles and a differential back trajectory technique,"  Atmos. Env.,  7, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aeaoa.2020.100078, 2020. (URL)
  14. Jiang, Z., M. D. Jolleys, T-M Fu, P. I. Palmer, Y. Ma, H. Tian, and J. Li, "Spatiotemporal variations of surface PM2.5 over China between 2013 and 2018 and the associated health impacts: an integrative model and observation analysis," Science of the Total Environment, 723, doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.137896, 2020. (URL).
  15. Janssens-Maenhout, G., B. Pinty, M. Dowell, H. Zunker, E. Andersson, G. Balsamo, J. Bézy, T. Brunhes, H. Bösch, B. Bojkov, D. Brunner, M. Buchwitz, D. Crisp, P. Ciais, P. Counet, D. Dee, H. Denier van der Gon, H. Dolman, M. Drinkwater, O. Dubovik, R. Engelen, T. Fehr, V. Fernandez, M. Heimann, K. Holmlund, S. Houweling, R. Husband, O. Juvyns, A. Kentarchos, J. Landgraf, R. Lang, A. Löscher, J. Marshall, Y. Meijer, M. Nakajima, P. I. Palmer, P. Peylin, P. Rayner, M. Scholze, B. Sierk, J. Tamminen, and P. Veefkind0Towards an operational anthropogenic CO2 emissions monitoring and verification support capacity. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 0https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0017.1, 2020.
  16. Madani et al, (inc P. I. Palmer), "Below-surface water mediates the response of African forests to reduced rainfall," Env. Res. Lett., 15, 034063, 2020. (URL)


  1. Lunt, M. F., Palmer, P. I., Feng, L., Taylor, C. M., Boesch, H., and Parker, R. J.: An increase in methane emissions from tropical Africa between 2010 and 2016 inferred from satellite data, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14721–14740, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-14721-2019, 2019. (URL) [Associated EGU press release] [BBC News article, Newsweek article, BBC World Service Radio interview (MP3)][Altmetric]
  2. Pinty B., P. Ciais, D. Dee, H. Dolman, M. Dowell, R. Engelen, K. Holmlund, G. Janssens-Maenhout, Y. Meijer, P. Palmer, M. Scholze, H. Denier van der Gon, M. Heimann, O. Juvyns, A. Kentarchos and H. Zunker (2019) An Operational Anthropogenic CO₂ Emissions Monitoring & Verification Support Capacity – Needs and high level requirements for in situ measurements, doi: 10.2760/182790, European Commission Joint Research Centre, EUR 29817 EN. (URL)
  3. Palmer, P. I., L. Feng, D. Baker, F. Chevallier, H. Boesch, P. Somkuti, "Net carbon emissions from African land biosphere dominate pan-tropical atmospheric CO2 signal", Nature Comm., https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-019-11097-w, 2019. (URL**In the name of transparency I have provided the correct dateline and the reviews: submitted to Nature in June 2018; after 3 rounds of review [#1, October 2018], [#2, December 2018], [#3, rebuttal in April 2019] the revised manuscript was transferred to Nature Communication in May 2019**
  4. Pitt, J. R., Allen, G., Bauguitte, S. J.-B., Gallagher, M. W., Lee, J. D., Drysdale, W., Nelson, B., Manning, A. J., and Palmer, P. I.: Assessing London CO2, CH4 and CO emissions using aircraft measurements and dispersion modelling, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 8931-8945, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-8931-2019, 2019. (URL)
  5. Shi, Z., et al (inc P. I. Palmer), "Introduction to the special issue “In-depth study of air pollution sources and processes within Beijing and its surrounding region (APHH-Beijing)”, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 7519-7546, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-7519-2019, 2019. (URL)
  6. Emmerson, K., P. I. Palmer, M. Thatcher, V. Haverd, and A. B. Guenther, "Sensitivity of isoprene emissions to drought over south-eastern Australia: integrating models and satellite observations of soil moisture," Atmospheric Environment, 209, 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2019.04.038, 2019. (URL)
  7. Palmer, P. I., Wilson, E. L., L. Villanueva, G., Liuzzi, G., Feng, L., DiGregorio, A. J., Mao, J., Ott, L., and Duncan, B.: Potential improvements in global carbon flux estimates from a network of laser heterodyne radiometer measurements of column carbon dioxide, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 12, 2579-2594, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-12-2579-2019, 2019. (URL)
  8. Crowell, S., Baker, D., Schuh, A., Basu, S., Jacobson, A. R., Chevallier, F., Liu, J., Deng, F., Feng, L., McKain, K., Chatterjee, A., Miller, J. B., Stephens, B. B., Eldering, A., Crisp, D., Schimel, D., Nassar, R., O'Dell, C. W., Oda, T., Sweeney, C., Palmer, P. I., and Jones, D. B. A.: The 2015–2016 carbon cycle as seen from OCO-2 and the global in situ network, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 9797–9831, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-9797-2019, 2019.(URL)
  9. Schuh et al (inc L. Feng and P. I. Palmer), "Quantifying the Impact of Atmospheric Transport Uncertainty on CO2 Surface Flux Estimates," Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33, doi:10.1029/2018GB006086, 2019. (URL)
  10. White, E. D., Rigby, M., Lunt, M. F., Smallman, T. L., Comyn-Platt, E., Manning, A. J., Ganesan, A. L., O'Doherty, S., Stavert, A. R., Stanley, K., Williams, M., Levy, P., Ramonet, M., Forster, G. L., Manning, A. C., and Palmer, P. I.: Quantifying the UK's carbon dioxide flux: an atmospheric inverse modelling approach using a regional measurement network, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 4345-4365, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-4345-2019, 2019. (URL)
  11. Helfter, C., Mullinger, N., Vieno, M., O'Doherty, S., Ramonet, M., Palmer, P. I., and Nemitz, E.: Country-scale greenhouse gas budgets using shipborne measurements: a case study for the UK and Ireland, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 3043-3063, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-19-3043-2019, 2019. (URL)


  1. Dimdore-Miles, O. B., Palmer, P. I., and Bruhwiler, L. P.: Detecting changes in Arctic methane emissions: limitations of the inter-polar difference of atmospheric mole fractions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 17895-17907, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-17895-2018, 2018. (URL)
  2. O'Dell, C. W., Eldering, A., Wennberg, P. O., Crisp, D., Gunson, M. R., Fisher, B., Frankenberg, C., Kiel, M., Lindqvist, H., Mandrake, L., Merrelli, A., Natraj, V., Nelson, R. R., Osterman, G. B., Payne, V. H., Taylor, T. E., Wunch, D., Drouin, B. J., Oyafuso, F., Chang, A., McDuffie, J., Smyth, M., Baker, D. F., Basu, S., Chevallier, F., Crowell, S. M. R., Feng, L., Palmer, P. I., Dubey, M., García, O. E., Griffith, D. W. T., Hase, F., Iraci, L. T., Kivi, R., Morino, I., Notholt, J., Ohyama, H., Petri, C., Roehl, C. M., Sha, M. K., Strong, K., Sussmann, R., Te, Y., Uchino, O., and Velazco, V. A.: Improved retrievals of carbon dioxide from Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 with the version 8 ACOS algorithm, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 6539-6576, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-6539-2018, 2018. (URL)
  3. Palmer, P. I., The role of satellite observations in understanding the impact of El Nino on the carbon cycle: current capabilities and future opportunities [invited perspective], https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2017.0407, Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B., 2018. (URL)
  4. Coopman, Q., Riedi, J., Finch, D. P., & Garrett, T. J., Evidence for changes in arctic cloud phase due to long‐range pollution transport, Geophysical Research Letters, 45. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL079873, 2018. (URL)
  5. Feng, L., Palmer, P. I., Butler, R., Andrews, S. J., Atlas, E. L., Carpenter, L. J., Donets, V., Harris, N. R. P., Salawitch, R. J., Pan, L. L., and Schauffler, S. M.: Surface fluxes of bromoform and dibromomethane over the tropical western Pacific inferred from airborne in situ measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 14787-14798, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-14787-2018, 2018. (URL)
  6. Humpage, N., Boesch, H., Palmer, P. I., Vick, A., Parr-Burman, P., Wells, M., Pearson, D., Strachan, J., and Bezawada, N.: GreenHouse gas Observations of the Stratosphere and Troposphere (GHOST): an airborne shortwave-infrared spectrometer for remote sensing of greenhouse gases, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 5199-5222, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-5199-2018, 2018. (URL)
  7. Palmer, P. I., O'Doherty, S., Allen, G., Bower, K., Bösch, H., Chipperfield, M. P., Connors, S., Dhomse, S., Feng, L., Finch, D. P., Gallagher, M. W., Gloor, E., Gonzi, S., Harris, N. R. P., Helfter, C., Humpage, N., Kerridge, B., Knappett, D., Jones, R. L., Le Breton, M., Lunt, M. F., Manning, A. J., Matthiesen, S., Muller, J. B. A., Mullinger, N., Nemitz, E., O'Shea, S., Parker, R. J., Percival, C. J., Pitt, J., Riddick, S. N., Rigby, M., Sembhi, H., Siddans, R., Skelton, R. L., Smith, P., Sonderfeld, H., Stanley, K., Stavert, A. R., Wenger, A., White, E., Wilson, C., and Young, D.: A measurement-based verification framework for UK greenhouse gas emissions: an overview of the Greenhouse gAs Uk and Global Emissions (GAUGE) project, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11753-11777, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-11753-2018, 2018. (URL)
  8. Butler, R., Palmer, P. I., Feng, L., Andrews, S. J., Atlas, E. L., Carpenter, L. J., Donets, V., Harris, N. R. P., Montzka, S. A., Pan, L. L., Salawitch, R. J., and Schauffler, S. M.: Quantifying the vertical transport of CHBr3and CH2Br2 over the western Pacific, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 13135-13153, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-13135-2018, 2018. (URL)
  9. Surl, L., Palmer, P. I., and González Abad, G.: Which processes drive observed variations of HCHO columns over India?, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 4549-4566, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-4549-2018, 2018. (URL)
  10. Hernández-Paniagua, et al (inc P. I. Palmer), "Diurnal, seasonal, and annual trends in tropospheric CO in Southwest London during 2000-2015: wind sector analysis and comparisons with urban and remote sites," https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2018.01.027, Atmos. Env., 2018. (URL)
  11. Tinetti, G., Drossart, P., Eccleston, P. et al. (inc P. Palmer) A chemical survey of exoplanets with ARIEL, Exp Astron 46, 135–209, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10686-018-9598-x, 2018. (URL)


  1. Mackie, A., Palmer, P. I., and Brindley, H.: Characterizing energy budget variability at a Sahelian site: a test of NWP model behaviour, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 15095-15119, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-15095-2017, 2017. (URL)
  2. Pinty B., G. Janssens-Maenhout, M. Dowell, H. Zunker, T. Brunhes, P. Ciais, D. Dee, H. Denier van der Gon, H. Dolman, M. Drinkwater, R. Engelen, M. Heiman, K. Holmlund, R. Husband, A. Kentarchos, Y. Meijer, P. Palmer and M. Scholze (2017): An Operational Anthropogenic CO2 Emissions Monitoring & Verification Support capacity - Baseline Requirements, Model Components and Functional Architecture, doi: 10.2760/08644, European Commission Joint Research Centre, EUR 28736 EN (URL)
  3. Coopman, Q., T. J. Garrett, D. P. Finch, J. Riedi, "High sensitivity of arctic liquid clouds to long-range anthropogenic aerosol transport," Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1002/2017GL075795, 2017. (URL)
  4. Feng, L., Palmer, P. I., Bösch, H., Parker, R. J., Webb, A. J., Correia, C. S. C., Deutscher, N. M., Domingues, L. G., Feist, D. G., Gatti, L. V., Gloor, E., Hase, F., Kivi, R., Liu, Y., Miller, J. B., Morino, I., Sussmann, R., Strong, K., Uchino, O., Wang, J., and Zahn, A.: Consistent regional fluxes of CH4 and CO2 inferred from GOSAT proxy XCH4 : XCO2retrievals, 2010–2014, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 4781-4797, doi:10.5194/acp-17-4781-2017, 2017. (URL)
  5. Kwon, H.-A., Park, R. J., Jeong, J. I., Lee, S., González Abad, G., Kurosu, T. P., Palmer, P. I., and Chance, K.: Sensitivity of formaldehyde (HCHO) column measurements from a geostationary satellite to temporal variation of the air mass factor in East Asia, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 4673-4686, doi:10.5194/acp-17-4673-2017, 2017. (URL)
  6. J. S. Yates,  P. I. Palmer, B. Biller, C. S. Cockell, "Atmospheric habitable zones in cool Y Brown Dwarf Atmospheres," 836, 2, Astrophysical Journal, 2017. (URL) [press article in Science online]


  1. Booge, D., Marandino, C. A., Schlundt, C., Palmer, P. I., Schlundt, M., Atlas, E. L., Bracher, A., Saltzman, E. S., and Wallace, D. W. R.: Can simple models predict large-scale surface ocean isoprene concentrations?, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 11807-11821, doi:10.5194/acp-16-11807-2016, 2016. (URL)
  2. Zoogman P, et al. Tropospheric emissions: Monitoring of pollution (TEMPO). J Quant Spectrosc Radiat Transfer (2016),http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jqsrt.2016.05.008. (URL)
  3. Webb et al, (inc P I. Palmer, L. Feng and S. Gonzi), "CH4 concentrations over the Amazon from GOSAT consistent with in situ vertical profile data," J. Geophys. Res.,10.1002/2016JD025263,2016. (URL)
  4. Mackie, A., P. I. Palmer, J. M. Barlow, D. P. Finch, P. Novelli, and L. Jaegle, "Reduced Arctic air pollution due to decreasing European and North American emissions," J. Geophys. Res., 10.1002/2016JD024923, 2016 (URL)
  5. Aruffo, E., Biancofiore, F., Di Carlo, P., Busilacchio, M., Verdecchia, M., Tomassetti, B., Dari-Salisburgo, C., Giammaria, F., Bauguitte, S., Lee, J., Moller, S., Hopkins, J., Punjabi, S., Andrews, S. J., Lewis, A. C., Palmer, P. I., Hyer, E., Le Breton, M., and Percival, C.: Impact of biomass burning emission on total peroxy nitrates: fire plume identification during the BORTAS campaign, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 5591-5606, doi:10.5194/amt-9-5591-2016, 2016. (URL)
  6. Harris et al (inc. R. Butler and P. I. Palmer), 'Co-ordinated Airborne Studies in the Tropics (CAST)," Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00290.1, in press. (URL)
  7. Feng, L., Palmer, P. I., Parker, R. J., Deutscher, N. M., Feist, D. G., Kivi, R., Morino, I., and Sussmann, R.: Estimates of European uptake of CO2 inferred from GOSAT XCO2 retrievals: sensitivity to measurement bias inside and outside Europe, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1289-1302, doi:10.5194/acp-16-1289-2016, 2016. (URL)
  8. Baumanns, K., M. D. A. Rounsevell, D. Murray-Rust, C. Hardacre, P. I. Palmer, A. Arneth, and X. Cui, "Applying Occam's Razor to global agricultural land use change," Environmental Modelling & Software, 75, 212-229, 2016. (URL)
  9. Pitt, J. R., Le Breton, M., Allen, G., Percival, C. J., Gallagher, M. W., Bauguitte, S. J.-B., O'Shea, S. J., Muller, J. B. A., Zahniser, M. S., Pyle, J., and Palmer, P. I.: The development and evaluation of airborne in situ N2O and CH4 sampling using a quantum cascade laser absorption spectrometer (QCLAS), Atmos. Meas. Tech., 9, 63–77, https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-9-63-2016, 2016.


  1. Barlow, J. M., Palmer, P. I., Bruhwiler, L. M., and Tans, P.: Analysis of CO2 mole fraction data: first evidence of large-scale changes in CO2 uptake at high northern latitudes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13739-13758, doi:10.5194/acp-15-13739-2015, 2015. (URL)
  2. Gonzi, S., Palmer, P. I., Paugam, R., Wooster, M., and Deeter, M. N.: Quantifying pyroconvective injection heights using observations of fire energy: sensitivity of spaceborne observations of carbon monoxide, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 4339-4355, doi:10.5194/acp-15-4339-2015, 2015. (URL)
  3. Lindqvist, H., O'Dell, C. W., Basu, S., Boesch, H., Chevallier, F., Deutscher, N., Feng, L., Fisher, B., Hase, F., Inoue, M., Kivi, R., Morino, I., Palmer, P. I., Parker, R., Schneider, M., Sussmann, R., and Yoshida, Y.: Does GOSAT capture the true seasonal cycle of carbon dioxide?, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 13023-13040, doi:10.5194/acp-15-13023-2015, 2015. (URL)
  4. Helmig, D., Munoz, M., Hueber, J, Mazzoleni, C., Mazzoleni, L., Owen, R. C., Val-Martin, M, Fialho, P., Plass-Duelmer, C., Palmer, P. I., Lewis, A. C., and Pfister, G., Climatology and atmospheric chemistry of non-methane hydrocarbons ethane and propane over the North Atlantic, Elem. Sci. Anth. 3: 000054 doi: 10.12952/journal.elementa.000054. (URL)
  5. Parker, R. J., Boesch, H., Byckling, K., Webb, A. J., Palmer, P. I., Feng, L., Bergamaschi, P., Chevallier, F., Notholt, J., Deutscher, N., Warneke, T., Hase, F., Sussmann, R., Kawakami, S., Kivi, R., Griffith, D. W. T., and Velazco, V.: Assessing 5 years of GOSAT Proxy XCH4 data and associated uncertainties, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 8, 4785-4801, doi:10.5194/amt-8-4785-2015, 2015. (URL)
  6. Jolleys, M. D., Coe, H., McFiggans, G., Taylor, J. W., O'Shea, S. J., Le Breton, M., Bauguitte, S. J.-B., Moller, S., Di Carlo, P., Aruffo, E., Palmer, P. I., Lee, J. D., Percival, C. J., and Gallagher, M. W.: Properties and evolution of biomass burning organic aerosol from Canadian boreal forest fires, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 3077-3095, doi:10.5194/acp-15-3077-2015, 2015. (URL)
  7. Houweling, S. et al (inc L. Feng and P. I. Palmer), "An inter-comparison of inverse models for estimating sources and sinks of CO2 using GOSAT measurements,"  J.Geophys.Res.Atmos.,120,5253–5266, doi:10.1002/2014JD022962, 2015. (URL)


  1. Finch, D. P., Palmer, P. I., and Parrington, M. "Origin, variability and age of biomass burning plumes intercepted during BORTAS-B," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 13789-13800, doi:10.5194/acp-14-13789-2014, 2014. (URL)
  2. Taylor, J. W., Allan, J. D., Allen, G., Coe, H., Williams, P. I., Flynn, M. J., Le Breton, M., Muller, J. B. A., Percival, C. J., Oram, D., Forster, G., Lee, J. D., Rickard, A. R., and Palmer, P. I.: Size-dependent wet removal of black carbon in Canadian biomass burning plumes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 13755-13771, doi:10.5194/acp-14-13755-2014, 2014. (URL)
  3. Palmer, P. I., and M. J. Smith, "Earth systems: Model human adaptation to climate change," Nature (comment), 512, 365-366, 2014. (URL; Editorial)
  4. Humpage, N., H. Bösch, . I. Palmer, P. M. Parr-Burman, A. J. A. Vick, N. N. Bezawada, M. Black, A. J. Born, D. Pearson, J. Strachan, M. Wells, "GreenHouse Observations of the Stratosphere and Troposphere (GHOST): a novel shortwave infrared spectrometer developed for the Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle." Proc. SPIE 9242, Remote Sensing of Clouds and the Atmosphere XIX; and Optics in Atmospheric Propagation and Adaptive Systems XVII, 92420P (October 17, 2014); doi:10.1117/12.2067330. (password-protected PDFURL)
  5. Fraser, A., Palmer, P. I., Feng, L., Bösch, H., Parker, R., Dlugokencky, E. J., Krummel, P. B., and Langenfelds, R. L.: Estimating regional fluxes of CO2 and CH4 using space-borne observations of XCH4: XCO2, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 12883-12895, doi:10.5194/acp-14-12883-2014, 2014. (URL)
  6. Smith, M. J., P. I. Palmer, D. W. Purves, M. C. Vanderwel, V. Lyutsarev, B. Calderhead, L. N. Joppa, C. Bishop, and S. Emmott,"Changing how Earth System Modelling is done to provide more useful information for decision making, science and society," Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00080.1, 2014. (URL)
  7. Franklin, J. E., Drummond, J. R., Griffin, D., Pierce, J. R., Waugh, D. L., Palmer, P. I., Parrington, M., Lee, J. D., Lewis, A. C., Rickard, A. R., Taylor, J. W., Allan, J. D., Coe, H., Walker, K. A., Chisholm, L., Duck, T. J., Hopper, J. T., Blanchard, Y., Gibson, M. D., Curry, K. R., Sakamoto, K. M., Lesins, G., Dan, L., Kliever, J., and Saha, A.: A case study of aerosol depletion in a biomass burning plume over Eastern Canada during the 2011 BORTAS field experiment, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 8449-8460, doi:10.5194/acp-14-8449-2014, 2014. (URL)
  8. Caldararu, S., Purves, D. W., and Palmer, P. I.: Phenology as a strategy for carbon optimality: a global model, Biogeosciences, 11, 763-778, doi:10.5194/bg-11-763-2014, 2014. (URL).
  9. Chevallier, F., P. I. Palmer, L. Feng, H. Boesch, C. O'Dell, and P. Bousquet, "Towards robust and consistent regional CO2 flux estimates from in situ and space-borne measurements of atmospheric CO2," Geophys. Res. Lett.41, doi:10.1002/2013GL058772. (URL)
  10. Palmer, P. I., Essential maths for geoscientists: an introduction, Wiley Blackwell, May 2014. (URL)


  1. Kirschke, S., et al (inc A. Fraser and P. I. Palmer), "Three decades of methane sources and sinks," Nature Geosciences, https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1955, 2013. (Journal URL, PPT URL)
  2. Le Breton, M., A. Bacak, J. B. A. Muller, S. J. O'Shea, P. Xiao, M. N. R. Ashfold, M. C. Cooke, R. Batt, D. E. Shallcross, D. E. Oram, G. Forster, H. J.-B. Bauguitte, P. I. Palmer, M. Parrington, A. C. Lewis, J. D. Lee, and C. J. Percival, "Airborne hydrogen cyanide measurements using a chemical ionisation mass spectrometer for the identification of biomass burning forest fires, " Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 1, 2013. (URL, see Corrigendum)
  3. Parrington, M., P. I. Palmer, A. C. Lewis, J. D. Lee, A. R. Rickard, P. Di Carlo, J. W. Taylor, J. R. Hopkins, S. Punjabi, D. E. Oram, G. Forster, E. Aruffo, S. J. Moller, S. J.-B. Bauguitte, J. D. Allan, H. Coe, and R. J. Leigh, "Ozone photochemistry in boreal biomass burning plumes," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 7321-7341, doi:10.5194/acp-13-7321-2013, 2013. (URL)
  4. Palmer, P. I., M. P. Parrington, J.D. Lee, A.C. Lewis, A.R. Rickard, P.F. Bernath, T.J. Duck, D.L. Waugh, D.W. Tarasick, S. Andrews, E. Aruffo, L.J. Bailey, E. Barrett, S.J.B. Bauguitte, K.R. Curry, P. Di Carlo, L. Chisholm, L. Dan, J.R. Drummond, G. Forster, J.E. Franklin, M. Gibson, D. Griffin, D. Helmig, J.R. Hopkins, J.T. Hopper, M.E. Jenkin, D. Kindred, J. Kliever, M. Le Breton, S. Matthiesen, M. Maurice, S. Moller, D.P. Moore, D.E. Oram, S.J. O'Shea, R.C. Owen, C.M.L.S. Pagniello, S. Pawson, C.J. Percival, J.R. Pierce, S. Punjabi, R.M. Purvis, J.J. Remedios, K.M. Rotermund, K.M. Sakamoto, K.B. Strawbridge, K. Strong, J. Taylor, R. Trigwell, K.A. Tereszchuk, K.A. Walker, D. Weaver, C. Whaley, and J.C. Young, "Quantifying the impact of BOReal forest fires on Tropospheric oxidants over the Atlantic using Aircraft and Satellites (BORTAS) experiment: design, execution and science overview," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 6239-6261, doi:10.5194/acp-13-6239-2013, 2013. (URL) [ERRATA with Figure 9]
  5. Fraser, A., Palmer, P. I., Feng, L., Boesch, H., Cogan, A., Parker, R., Dlugokencky, E. J., Fraser, P. J., Krummel, P. B., Langenfelds, R. L., O'Doherty, S., Prinn, R. G., Steele, L. P., van der Schoot, M., and Weiss, R. F. "Estimating regional methane surface fluxes: the relative importance of surface and GOSAT mole fraction measurements," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 5697-5713, doi:10.5194/acp-13-5697-2013, 2013. (URL)
  6. Hardacre, C. J., Palmer, P. I., Baumanns, K., Rounsevell, M., and Murray-Rust, D.: Probabilistic estimation of future emissions of isoprene and surface oxidant chemistry associated with land-use change in response to growing food needs, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 5451-5472, doi:10.5194/acp-13-5451-2013, 2013. (URL) **Shortlisted for the Lloyds of London Science of Risk Research Prize, 2013 (Geopolitical and society risk category, URL)**
  7. O'Shea, S. J., Allen, G., Gallagher, M. W., Bauguitte, S. J.-B., Illingworth, S. M., Le Breton, M., Muller, J. B. A., Percival, C. J., Archibald, A. T., Oram, D. E., Parrington, M., Palmer, P. I., and Lewis, A. C.: Airborne observations of trace gases over boreal Canada during BORTAS: campaign climatology, air mass analysis and enhancement ratios, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 12451-12467, doi:10.5194/acp-13-12451-2013, 2013. (URL)
  8. Saito et al (inc P. I. Palmer), "TransCom model simulations of methane: comparison of vertical profiles with in situ aircraft measurements", J. Geophys. Res., 118, 3891-3904, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50380, 2013. (URL)
  9. Griffin, D., K. A. Walker, J. E. Franklin, M. Parrington, C. Whaley, J. Hopper, J. R. Drummond, P. I. Palmer, K. Strong, T. J. Duck, I. Abboud, P. F. Bernath, C. Clerbaux, P.-F. Coheur, K. R. Curry, L. Dan, E. Hyer, J. Kliever, G. Lesins, A. Saha, K. Tereszchuk, M. Maurice, and D. Weaver, "Investigation of CO, C2H6 and aerosols in a boreal fire plume over Eastern Canada during BORTAS 2011 using ground- and satellite-based observations, and model simulations," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 10227-10241, doi:10.5194/acp-13-10227-2013, 2013. (URL)
  10. Glatthor, N., M. Höpfner, K. Semeniuk, A. Lupu, P. I. Palmer, J. C. McConnell, J.W. Kaminski,T. von Clarmann, G. P. Stiller, B. Funke, S. Kellmann, A. Linden, and A.Wiegele, "The Australian bush fires of February 2009: MIPAS observations and GEM-AQ model results," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 1637-1658, 2013. (URL)
  11. Belikov, D. A., et al (inc P. I. Palmer), "Off-line algorithm for calculation of vertical tracer transport in the troposphere due to deep convection," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 1093-1114, 2013. (URL).
  12. Gibson, M. D., J.R. Pierce, D. Waugh, J.S. Kuchta, L. Chisholm, T.J. Duck, J.T. Hopper, S. Beauchamp, G.H. King, J.E. Franklin, W.R. Leaitch, A.J. Wheeler, L. Zhengyan, G.A. Gagnon, and P.I. Palmer, "Identifying the sources driving observed PM2.5 variability over Halifax, Nova Scotia, during BORTAS-B," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 7199-7213, doi:10.5194/acp-13-7199-2013, 2013. (URL)
  13. Lewis, A. C., et al (inc P. I. Palmer), "The influence of boreal forest fires on the global distribution of non-methane hydrocarbons," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 851-867, 2013. (URL)


  1. Lee, D., J. Barlow, et al (inc P. I. Palmer), "PERSIST -- Prototype Earth observing system using Image Slicer Mirrors," Proc. SPIE 8533, Sensors, Systems, and Next-Generation Satellites XVI, 85330T (November 19, 2012); doi:10.1117/12.973752. (psswd prtcd PDFURL)
  2. Houweling, S., et al (inc P I. Palmer), "Iconic CO2 time series at risk," Science, 337, 1038-1040, DOI: 10.1126/science.337.6098.1038-b, 2012.
  3. Bloom, A. A., P. I. Palmer, A. Fraser, and D. Reay, "Seasonal variability of tropical wetland CH4 emissions: the role of the methanogen-available carbon pool," Biogeosciences, 9, 2821-2830, 2012. (URL) Data is available (281 MB) by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. directly.
  4. Cogan, A. J., H. Boesch, R. J. Parker, L. Feng, P. I. Palmer, J.-F. L Blavier, N. M. Deutscher, R. Macatangay, J. Notholt, C. Roehl, T. Warneke, and D. Wunch, "Atmospheric carbon dioxide retrieved from the Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite: Comparison with ground-based TCCON observations and GEOS-Chem model calculations," J. Geophys. Res., 117, D21301, doi:10.1029/2012JD018087. (URL)
  5. Caldararu, S., P. I. Palmer, D. W. Purves, "Inferring Amazon leaf age from satellite observations of leaf area index," Biogeosciences, 9, 1389-1404, 2012. (URL)
  6. Parrington, M., Palmer, P. I., Henze, D. K., Tarasick, D. W., Hyer, E. J., Owen, R. C., Helmig, D., Clerbaux, C., Bowman, K. W., Deeter, M. N., Barratt, E. M., Coheur, P.-F., Hurtmans, D., George, M., and Worden, J. R.: The influence of boreal biomass burning emissions on the distribution of tropospheric ozone over North America and the North Atlantic during 2010, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 2077-2098, 2012. (URL)
  7. Trivitayanurak, W., P. I. Palmer, M. P. Barkley, N. H. Robinson, H. Coe, and D. E. Oram, "The composition and variability of atmospheric aerosol over Southeast Asia during 2008," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 1083-1100, 2012. (URL)


  1. Pyle, J. A., N. J. Warwick, N. R. P. Harris, Alex Archibald, M. J. Ashfold, K. Ashworth, Michael P. Barkley G. D. Carver, Kelly Chance, J. Dorsey, D. Fowler, Siegfried Gonzi, B. Gostlow, N. Hewitt, Thomas P. Kurosu, J. D. Lee, S. B. Langford, G. Mills, S. Moller, A.R. MacKenzie, A. J. Manning, Pawel Misztal, Mohd Shahrul Mohd Nadzir, Eiko Nemitz, Hannah Newton, L. M. O’Brien, Simon Ong, D. Oram, P. I. Palmer, Leong Kok Peng, Siew Moi Phang, R. Pike, T. Pugh, A. D. Robinson, Azizan Abu Samah, U. Skiba, Huan Eng Ung, Sei Eng Yong, P. Young, "The impact of local surface processes in Borneo on atmospheric composition at wider spatial scales: coastal processes, land use change and air quality," Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B November 27, 2011 366:3210-3224; doi:10.1098/rstb.2011.0060. (Journal issue URL)
  2. Gonzi, S., P. I. Palmer, M. P. Barkley, I. De Smedt, and M. Van Roosendael, "Biomass burning emission estimates inferred from satellite column measurements of HCHO: sensitivity to co-emitted aerosol and injection height," Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L14807, doi:10.1029/2011GL047890, 2011. (URL)
  3. Parker, R., H. Boesch, A. Cogan, A. Fraser, L. Feng, P. I. Palmer, J. Messerschmidt, N. Deutscher, D. W. T. Griffiths, J. Notholt, P. O. Wennberg, and D. Wunch, "Methane observations from the Greenhouse gases Observing SATellite: validation and model comparison," Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L15807, doi:10.1029/2011GL047871, 2011. (URL)
  4. Fraser, A., C. Chan Miller, P. I. Palmer, N. M. Deutscher, N. B. Jones, and D. W. T. Griffith, "The Australian methane budget: interpreting surface and train-borne measurements using a chemistry transport model," J. Geophys. Res., 116, D20, D20306 doi:10.1029/2011JD015964, 2011. (URL)
  5. Patra, P. K., S. Houweling, M. Krol, P. Bousquet, D. Belikov, D. Bergmann, H. Bian, P. Cameron-Smith, M. P. Chipperfield, K. Corbin, A. Fortems-Cheiney, A. Fraser, E. Gloor, P. Hess, A. Ito, S. R. Kawa, R. M. Law, Z. Loh, S. Maksyutov, L. Meng, P. I. Palmer, R. G. Prinn, M. Rigby, R. Saito, and C. Wilson, "TransCom model simulations of CH4 and related species: linking transport, surface flux and chemical loss with CH4 variability in the troposphere and lower stratosphere," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 12813-12837, 2011. (URL)
  6. Palmer, P. I., L. Feng, and H. Boesch, "Spatial resolution of tropical terrestrial CO2 fluxes inferred using space-borne CO2 sampled in different Earth orbits: the role of spatial error correlations," Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 1995-2006, 2011. (URL)
  7. Sabolis, A., N. Meskhidze, G. Curci, P. I. Palmer, and B. Gantt,"Interpreting elevated space-borne HCHO columns over the Mediterranean Sea using the OMI and SCIAMACHY sensors,"  Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 12787-12798, 2011.(URL)
  8. Pacifico, F., S. P. Harrison, C. D. Jones, A. Arneth, S. Sitch, G. P. Weedon, M. P. Barkley, P. I. Palmer, D. Serca, M. Potosnak, T.-M. Fu, A. Goldstein, J. Bai, G. Schurgers, "Evaluation of a photosynthesis-based biogenic isoprene emission scheme in JULES and simulation of isoprene emissions under modern conditions," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 4371-4389, 2011. (URL)
  9. Illingsworth, S. M., J. J. Remedios, H. Boesch, S.-P. Ho, D. P. Edwards, P. I. Palmer, S. Gonzi, "A comparison of OEM CO retrievals from the IASI and MOPITT instrument," Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 775-793, 2011. (URL)
  10. Gonzalez Abad, G., N. D. C. Allen, P. F. Bernath, C. D. Boone, S. D. McLeod, G. L. Manney, G. C. Toon, C. Carouge, Y. Wang, S. Wu, M. P. Barkley, P. I. Palmer, Y. Xiao, and T-M. Fu, "Ethane, ethyne and carbon monoxide concentrations in the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere from ACE and GEOS-Chem: a comparison study," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 9927-9941, 2011. (URL)
  11. Feng, L., Palmer, P. I., Yang, Y., Yantosca, R. M., Kawa, S. R., Paris, J.-D., Matsueda, H., and Machida, T.: Evaluating a 3-D transport model of atmospheric CO2 using ground-based, aircraft, and space-borne data, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 2789-2803, doi:10.5194/acp-11-2789-2011, 2011. (URL)
  12. Bulgin, C. E., P. I. Palmer, C. J. Merchant, R. Siddans, S. Gonzi, C. A. Poulsen, G. E. Thomas, A. M. Sayer, E. Carboni, R. G. Grainger, E. J. Highwood, and C. L. Ryder, "Quantifying the response of the ORAC aerosol optical depth retrieval from MSG SEVIRI to aerosol model assumptions," J. Geophys. Res., 116, D05208, doi:10.1029/2010JD014483, 2011 (URL).
  13. Barkley, M. P., P. I. Palmer, L. Ganzeveld , A. Arneth , D. Hagberg , T. Karl , A. Guenther , F. Paulot , P. Wennberg , J. Mao , T. Kurosu , K. Chance , J.-F. Muller, I. De Smedt , M. Van Roozendael , D. Chen , Y. Wang , R. Yantosca, "Can a 'state of the art' chemistry transport model really simulate Amazonian tropospheric chemistry?," J. Geophys. Res., 116, D16302, 28 PP, doi:10.1029/2011JD015893 2011. (URL)
  14. Gonzi, S., L. Feng, P. I. Palmer, "Seasonal Cycle of Emissions of CO inferred from MOPITT profiles of CO: sensitivity to pyroconvection and profile retrieval assumptions," Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2011GL046789, 2011. (URL)


  1. Curci, G., P. I. Palmer, T. P. Kurosu, K. Chance, G. Visconti, "Estimating European volatile organic compound emissions using satellite observations of formaldehyde from the Ozone Monitoring Experiment," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 11501-11517, 2010. (URL)
  2. Sayer, A. M., G. E. Thomas, P. I. Palmer, and R. G. Grainger, "Some implications of sampling choice on comparison between satellite and model aerosol optical depth fields," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 10705-10716, doi:10.5194/acp-10-10705-2010, 2010. (URL)
  3. Chevallier, F., L. Feng, H. Bösch, P. I. Palmer, and P. J. Rayner, "On the impact of transport model errors for the estimation of CO2 surface fluxes from GOSAT observations", Geophys. Res. Lett., 37, L21803, doi:10.1029/2010GL044652, 2010. (URL)
  4. Gonzi, S., and P. I. Palmer, "Vertical transport of surface fire emissions observed from space," J. Geophys. Res., 115, D02306, doi:10.1029/2009JD012053. 2010. (URL)
  5. Bloom, A. A. J. Lee-Taylor, S. Madronich, D. J. Messenger, P. I. Palmer, D. S. Reay, A. R. McLeod, "Global methane emission estimates from ultraviolet irradiation of terrestrial plant foliage", New Phytologist, doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03259.x, 2010. (PDF) [Celebrating the ecosystem’s three-quarter century: Introduction to a Virtual Special Issue on Sir Arthur Tansley’s ecosystem concept, 2011].
  6. Bloom, A. A., P. I. Palmer, A. Fraser, D. S. Reay, and C. Frankenberg, "Large-scale Controls of Methanogenesis Inferred From Methane and Gravity Spaceborne Data," Science, 327, 322-325, 2010. (PDF) [Python and Matlab code to read data]
  7. Hewitt, C. N., J. Lee, M.P. Barkley, N.A. Chappell, H. Coe, C. Collier, R. Commane, P. DiCarlo, P.M. Edwards, M.J. Evans, K.L. Furneaux, M. Gallagher, A. Guenther, D.E. Heard, T. Ingham, M. Irwin, B. Langford, S.F. Lim, S. MacDonald, A.R. MacKenzie, A. Mahajan, G. McFiggans, G. Mills, P. Misztal, P.S. Monks, E. Nemitz, V. Nicolas-Perea, H. Oetjen, D. Oram, P.I. Palmer, J.M.C. Plane, J.A. Pyle, C.E. Reeves, N.H. Robinson, D. Stewart, D. Stone, and L.K. Whalley, "Overview: oxidant and particle photochemical processes above a south-east Asian tropical rain forest (the OP3 project): rationale, location characteristics, and tools," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 169-199, 2010. (URL)
  8. Millet, D. B., Guenther, A., Siegel, D. A., Nelson, N. B., Singh, H. B., de Gouw, J. A., Warneke, C., Williams, J., Eerdekens, G., Sinha, V., Karl, T., Flocke, F., Apel, E., Riemer, D. D., Palmer, P. I., and Barkley, M.: Global atmospheric budget of acetaldehyde: 3-D model analysis and constraints from in-situ and satellite observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 3405-3425, 2010. (URL)


  1. Jones, N. B., K. Riedel, W. Allan, S. Wood, P. I. Palmer, K. Chance, and J. Notholt, "Long-term tropospheric formaldehyde concentrations deduced from ground-based fourier transform solar infrared measurements, " Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 7131-7142, 2009 (URL)
  2. Dufour, G., S. Szopa, M. P. Barkley, C. D. Boone, A. Perrin, P. I. Palmer, and P. F. Bernath, "Global upper-tropospheric formaldehyde: seasonal cycles observed by the ACE-FTS satellite instrument," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 3893-3910, 2009. (PDF)
  3. Li, Q., Palmer, P. I., Pumphrey, H. C., Bernath, P., and Mahieu, E.: What drives the observed variability of HCN in the troposphere and lower stratosphere?,Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 8531-8543, 2009. (URL)
  4. Feng, L., P. I. Palmer, H. Boesch, and S. Dance, "Estimating surface CO2 fluxes from space-borne CO2 dry air mole fraction observations using an ensemble Kalman Filter" Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 2619-2633, 2009. (URL)
  5. P. I. Palmer and P. Rayner, "Failure to launch," Atmospheric Science News and Views, Nature Geosciences, 2, April 2009. (URL)
  6. Barkley, M. P., P. I. Palmer, I. De Smedt, T. Karl, A. Guenther, and M. Van Roozendael, "Regulated large-scale annual shutdown of Amazonian isoprene emissions?" Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L04803, doi:10.1029/2008GL036843, 2009. (URL)
  7. Fowler et al (inc P. I. Palmer), "Atmospheric composition change: Ecosystems-atmosphere interactions," Atmos. Env. 43, 5193-5267, 2009. (URL)
  8. Monks et al (inc P. I. Palmer), "Atmospheric composition change: Global and regional air quality," Atmos. Env. 43, 5268-5350, 2009. (URL)


  1. Wild, O., and P. I. Palmer, "How sensitive is tropospheric oxidation to anthropogenic emissions?" Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L22802, doi:10.1029/2008GL035718, 2008. (URL)
  2. Barkley, M. P., P. I. Palmer, U. Kuhn, J. Kesselmeier, K. Chance, T. P. Kurosu, R. V. Martin, D. Helmig, and A. Guenther, "Net ecosystem fluxes of isoprene over tropical South America inferred from GOME observations of HCHO columns," J. Geophys. Res., 113, doi:10.10292008JD009863, 2008. (URL)
  3. Palmer, P. I., M. P. Barkley, and P. S. Monks, "Interpreting the variability of space-borne CO2 column-averaged volume mixing ratios over North America using a chemistry transport model," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 5855-5868, 2008. (URL)
  4. Palmer, P. I., "Quantifying sources and sinks of trace gases using space-borne measurements: current and future science," Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A. 366 (1885), 10.1098/rsta.2008.0176, 2008. (URL + author pic!)
  5. Arneth, A., R. K. Monson, G. Schurgers, U. Niinemets, and P. I. Palmer, "Why are estimates of global isoprene emissions so similar (and why is this not so for monoterpenes)?," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 4605-4620, 2008. (URL)
  6. Barkley, M. P., P. I. Palmer, C. D. Boone, P. F. Bernath, and P. Suntharlingam, "Global distributions of carbonyl sulfide in the upper troposphere and stratosphere," Geophys. Res. Lett, 35, L14810, doi:10.1029/2008GL034270, 2008. (URL)
  7. Wang, J. S., M. B. McElroy, J. A. Logan, P. I. Palmer, W. L. Chameides, Y. Wang, and I. A. Megretskaia, "A quantitative assessment of uncertainties affecting estimates of global mean OH derived from methyl chloroform observations," J. Geophys. Res., 113, D12302, doi:10.1029/2007JD008496, 2008. (URL)
  8. Pfister, G. G., L. K. Emmons, P. G. Hess, J.-F., Lamarque, J. J. Orlando, S. Walters, A. Guenther, P. I. Palmer, P. J. Lawrence, "Contribution of isoprene to chemical budgets: A model tracer study with the NCAR CTM MOZART-4," J. Geophys. Res., 113, D05308, doi:10.1029/2007JD008948, 2008. (URL)
  9. Bulgin, C. E., P. I. Palmer, G. E. Thomas, C. P. G. Arnold, D. Campmany, E. Carboni, R. G. Grainger, C. Poulsen, R. Siddans, and B. N. Lawrence, "Regional and seasonal variations of the Twomey indirect effect as observed by the ATSR-2 satellite instrument," Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, doi:10.1029/2007GL021394, 2008.(URL).


  1. Palmer, P. I., M. P. Barkley, T. P. Kurosu, A. C. Lewis, J. E. Saxton, K. Chance, and L. V. Gatti, "Interpreting satellite column observations of formaldehyde over tropical South America," Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A. 365, 1741-1751, 2007. (URL)
  2. Fu, T-M., D. J. Jacob, P. I. Palmer, K. Chance, Y. X. Wang, B. Barletta, D. R. Blake, J. C. Stanton, and M. J. Pilling, "Space-based formaldehyde measurements as constraints on volatile organic compound emissions in East and South Asia," J. Geophys. Res., 112, doi:10.1029/2006JD007853, 2007. (URL)
  3. Sauvage, B., R. V. Martin, A. v. Donkelaar, X. Liu, K. Chance, L. Jaegle, P. I. Palmer, S. Wu, and T.-M. Fu, "Remote sensed and in situ constraints on processes affecting tropical tropospheric ozone," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 815-838, 2007. (URL)


  1. Guenther, A., T. Karl, P. Harley, C. Wiedinmyer, P. I. Palmer, and C. Geron, "Estimates of global terrestrial isoprene emissions using MEGAN (Model of Emission of Gases and Aerosols from Nature)," Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 3181-3210, 2006. (URL)
  2. Garrett, T. J., L. Avey, P. I. Palmer, A. Stohl, J. A. Neuman, C. A. Brock, T. B. Ryerson, and J. S. Holloway, "Quantifying wet scavenging processes in aircraft observations of nitric acid and CCN," J. Geophys. Res., 111, doi:10.1029/2006JD007416, 2006. (URL)
  3. Palmer, P. I., P. Suntharalingham, D. B. A. Jones, D. J. Jacob, D. G. Streets, Q. Fu, S. Vay, G. W. Sachse, "Exploiting observed CO:CO2 correlations to improve inverse analyses of carbon fluxes," J. Geophys. Res., 111, doi:10.1029/2005JD006697, 2006. (URL)
  4. Koike, M., N. B. Jones, P. I. Palmer, H. Matsui, Y. Zhao, Y. Kondo, Y. Matsumi, and H. Tanimoto, "Seasonal variation of carbon monoxide in northern Japan: FTIR measurements and source-labeled model calculations," J. Geophys. Res., 111, doi:10.1029/2005JD006643, 2006. (URL)
  5. Palmer, P. I., D. S. Abbot, T-M. Fu, D. J. Jacob, K. Chance, T. Kurosu, A. Guenther, C. Wiedinmyer, J. Stanton, M. Pilling, S. Pressley, B. Lamb, and A. L. Sumner, "Quantifying the seasonal and interannual variability of North American isoprene emissions using satellite observations of formaldehyde column,"J. Geophys. Res.., doi:10.1029/2005JD006689, 2006. (URL)
  6. Liu, X., K. Chance, C. E. Sioris, T. P. Kurosu, R. J. D. Spurr, R. V. Martin, M. Fu, J. A. Logan, D. J. Jacob, P. I. Palmer, M. J. Newchurch, I. Megretskaia, R. Chatfield, "First directly-retrieved global distribution of tropospheric column ozone from GOME: comparison with the GEOS-CHEM model," J. Geophys. Res.., doi:10.1029/2005JD006564, 2006. (URL)


  1. Palmer, P. I. and S. Shaw, "Quantifying global marine isoprene fluxes using MODIS chlorophyll observations," Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2005GL022592, 2005. (URL). 
  2. Shim, C., Y. Wang, Y. Choi, P. I. Palmer, D. S. Abbot, K. Chance, "Constraining global isoprene emissions with Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment (GOME) formaldehyde column measurements," J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2004JD005629, 2005. (URL)
  3. Wiedinmyer, C., J. Greenberg, A. Guenther, B. Hopkins, K. Baker, C. Geron, P. I. Palmer, B. P. Long, J. R. Turner, G. Petron, T. E. Pierce, B. Lamb, H. Westberg, W. Baugh, P. Harley, M. Koerber, and M. Jannsen, "The Ozarks Isoprene Experiment (OZIE): measurements and model interpretations of the 'isoprene volcano'," J. Geophys. Res.., doi:10.1029/2005JD005800, 2005. (URL)
  4. Park, R. J., D. J. Jacob, P. I. Palmer, A. D. Clarke, B. E. Anderson, G. W. Sachse, and T. C. Bond, "Export efficiency of black carbon aerosol in continental outflow: Global distribution," J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2004J005432, 2005. (URL)
  5. Liu, X., C. E. Sioris, K. Chance, T. P. Kurosu, M. J. Newchurch, R. V. Martin, and P. I. Palmer, "Mapping tropospheric ozone profiles from an airborne ultraviolet/visible spectrometer," Appl. Opt., 44 (16), 3312-3319, 2005. (URL)


  1. Suntharalingham, P., D. J. Jacob, P. I. Palmer, J. A. Logan, R. Yantosca, Y., Xiao, M. J. Evans, D. G. Streets, S. L. Vay, and G. W. Sachse, "Improved quantification of Chinese carbon fluxes using CO2/CO correlations in Asian outflow," J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2003JD004362, 2004. (URL)
  2. Xiao, Y., D. J. Jacob, J. S. Wang, J. A. Logan, P. I. Palmer, P. Suntharalingham, R. M. Yantosca, G. W. Sachse, D. R. Blake, and D. G. Streets, "Constraints on Asian and European sources of methane from CH4-C2H6-CO correlations in Asian outflow, " J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2003JD004475, 2004. (URL)
  3. Wang, Y., M. B. McElroy, T. Wang, P. I. Palmer, and R. M. Yantosca, "Asian emissions of CO and NOx: constraints from aircraft and Chinese station data," J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2004JD005250, 2004. (URL)
  4. Heald, C. L., D. J. Jacob, D. B. A. Jones, P. I. Palmer, J. A. Logan, D. G. Streets, G. W. Sachse, J. C. Gille, R. N. Hoffman, and T. Nehrkorn, "Comparative inverse analysis of satellite (MOPITT) and aircraft (TRACE-P) observations to estimate Asian sources of carbon monoxide," J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2004JD005185, 2004. (URL)
  5. Mari, C. M., M. J. Evans, P. I. Palmer, D. J. Jacob, G. W. Sachse, J. Escobar, and D. Gazen, "The effect of clean warm conveyor belts on the export of pollution from East Asia," J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2003JD004307, 2004. (URL)
  6. Todd, M. C., R. Washington, and P. I. Palmer, "Water vapour transport associated with tropical-temperate trough systems over southern Africa and the Southwest Indian Ocean," Int. J. Clim., 24, 555-568, 2004. (URL)


  1. Heald, C. L., D. J. Jacob, P. I. Palmer, M. J. Evans, G. W. Sachse, H. B. Singh, and D. R. Blake, "Biomass burning emission inventory with daily resolution: application to aircraft observations of Asian outflow, " J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2002JD003082, 2003. (URL)
  2. Jaegle, L., D. Jaffe, H. U. Price, P. Weiss, P. I. Palmer, M. J. Evans, D. J. Jacob, and I. Bey, "Sources and budgets of CO and O3 in the Northeastern Pacific during the spring of 2001: results from the PHOBEA-II experiment," J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2002JD003121, 2003. (URL)
  3. Kiley, C. M. H. E. Fuelberg, P. I. Palmer, D. Allen, G. R. Carmichael, D. J. Jacob, C. Mari, B. Pierce, K. Pickering, Y. Tang, O. Wild, T. D. Fairlie, J. A. Logan, D. G. Streets, "An intercomparison and evaluation of aircraft-derived and simulated CO from seven chemical transport model during the TRACE-P experiment," J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2002JD003089, 2003. (URL)
  4. Palmer, P. I., D. J. Jacob, A. M. Fiore, R. V. Martin, K. Chance, and T. P. Kurosu, "Mapping isoprene emissions over North America using formaldehyde column observations from space, " J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2002JD002153, 2003. (URL)
  5. Abbot, D. S., P. I. Palmer, R. V. Martin, K. V. Chance, D. J. Jacob, A. Guenther, "Seasonal and interannual variability of isoprene emissions as determined by formaldehyde column measurements from space," Geophys. Res. Lett., doi:10.1029/2003GL017336, 2003. (URL). Journal cover.
  6. Jones, D. B. A., K. W. Bowman, P. I. Palmer, J. R. Worden, D. J. Jacob, R. N. Hoffman, I. Bey, and R. M. Yantosca, "Potential of observations from the Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer to constrain continental source of carbon monoxide," J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2003JD003702, 2003. (URL)
  7. Martin, R. V., D. J. Jacob, K. V. Chance, T. P. Kurosu, P. I. Palmer, M. J. Evans, "Inventory of nitrogen dioxide emissions derived from space-based observations of NO2 columns," J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2003JD003453, 2003. (URL)
  8. Palmer, P. I., D. J. Jacob, D. B. A. Jones, C. L. Heald, R. M. Yantosca, J. A. Logan, G. W. Sachse, D. G. Streets, "Inverting for emissions of carbon monoxide from Asia using aircraft observations over the western Pacific," J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2002JD003176, 2003. (URL)
  9. Palmer, P. I., D. J. Jacob, L. J. Mickley, D. R. Blake, G. W. Sachse, H. E. Fuelberg, and C. M. Kiley, "Eastern Asian emissions of anthropogenic halocarbons deduced from aircraft concentration data," J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2003JD003591, 2003. (URL)


  1. Li, Q., D. J. Jacob, I. Bey, P. I. Palmer, B. N. Duncan, B. D. Field, R. V. Martin, A. M. Fiore, R. M. Yantosca, D. D. Parrish, P. G. Simmonds, and S. J. Oltmans, "Transatlantic Transport of Pollution and Its Effects on Surface Ozone in Europe and North America," J. Geophys. Res., 107, 10.1029/2002JD001422, 2002. (URL)
  2. Martin, R. V., K. Chance, D. J. Jacob, T. P. Kurosu, R. J. D. Spurr, E. Bucsela, J. F. Gleason, P. I. Palmer, I. Bey, A. M. Fiore, Q. Li, and R. M. Yantosca, "An improved retrieval of tropospheric nitrogen dioxide from GOME," J. Geophys. Res., 107, 10.1029/2001JD001027, 2002. (URL)
  3. Kasibhatla, P., A. Arellano, J. A. Logan, P. I. Palmer, and P. Novelli, "Top-down estimate of a large source of atmospheric carbon monoxide associated with fuel combustion in Asia," Geophys. Res. Lett, doi:10.1029/2002GL015581, 2002. (URL)


  1. Palmer, P. I. and J. J. Barnett, "Application of an optimal estimation inverse method to GPS/MET bending angle observations," J. Geophys. Res., 106, 17147-17160, 2001. (URL)
  2. Palmer, P. I., D. J. Jacob, K. Chance, R. V. Martin, R. J. D. Spurr, T. P. Kurosu, I. Bey, R. Yantosca, A. Fiore, and Q. Li, "Air-mass factor formulation for spectroscopic measurements from satellites: Application to formaldehyde retrievals from the Global Ozone Monitoring Experiment," J. Geophys. Res., 106, 14539-14550, 2001. (URL)


  1. Chance, K., P. I. Palmer, R. V. Martin, R. J. D. Spurr, T. P. Kurosu, and D. J. Jacob, "Satellite observations of formaldehyde over North America from GOME,"Geophys. Res. Lett, 27, 3461-3464, 2000. (URL)
  2. Palmer, P. I., J. J. Barnett, J. R. Eyre, and S. B. Healy, "A nonlinear optimal estimation inverse method for radio occultation measurements," J. Geophys. Res., 105, 17513-17526, 2000. (URL) 

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  2. Space-based Earth observations for climate security, COP26 Universities Network Briefing, May 2021. (URL)
  3. Green contribution of China's vegetation [not my title], People's Daily as part of their international forum, March 23rd 2020. (original English, Chinese)
  4. Using satellite data to help quantify Scottish greenhouse gas emissions, climate Xchange report, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.7488/era/738, 2020. (URL)
  5. Carbon cycle science - perspectives from the Royal Society Global Environmental Research Committee, 2020, including a contribution from P. Palmer. (URL)
  6. A constellation architecture for monitoring carbon dioxide and methane from space, Committee on Earth Satellites, including P. Palmer, 2018 (URL)
  7. Annual report 2018: verification of UK greenhouse gas emissions using atmospheric observations, including a contribution from P. Palmer (URL)
  8. Annual report 2017: verification of UK greenhouse gas emissions using atmospheric observations, including a contribution from P. Palmer (URL)
  9. H. Boesch and P. I. Palmer, "Soaring with the Global Hawk," NERC Planet Earth, August 2016 (URL)
  10. Palmer, P. I., H. Boesch, A. Kerr, "Measuring carbon from space," NERC Planet Earth, Winter 2010 Edition. (URL)
  11. Palmer, P. I. and A. A. Bloom, "Bugs, bogs and gravity: a new look at methane," NERC Planet Earth, Summer 2010 Edition. (URL)
  12. European Space Agency, 2008. PREMIER: Candidate Earth Explorer Core Missions - Reports for Assessment, ESA SP-1313(5), Mission Science Division, ESA-ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, ISSN 0379-6566, 121 pp. ESA Mission Advisory Group (inc P. I. Palmer), November 2008. (PDF) [SIZE: 21 MB)
  13. Palmer P., "Scientists exploit the Global Positioning System," Physics World, UK Institute of Physics, September 1997. (URL).

The ones that got away 

  1. Matthiesen and Palmer, " Development of a 3-dimensional quality forecast measure for plume forecasts: application to transport of biomass burning plumes," rejected by QJRMS, 2015. (PDF, SOM).