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Z. Yang, B. Demoz, R. Delgado, J. Sullivan, A. Tangborn, P. Lee, Influence of the transported Canadian wildfire smoke on the ozone and particle pollution over the Mid-Atlantic United States, Atmospheric Environment, 273, 118940,, 2022.

C. Sasser, M. Yu, R. Delgado, Improvement of wind power prediction from meteorological characterization with machine learning models, Renewable Energy, 183, 491-501,, 2022.


V. Caicedo, R.  Delgado, W.T. Luke, X. Ren, P.  Kelley, P.R. Stratton, R.R. Dickerson, T.A. Berkoff, G. Gronoff, Observations of bay-breeze and ozone events over a marine site during the OWLETS-2 campaign,  Atmospheric Environment, 263, 118669,, 2021.

J. Li, Y. Wang, R. Zhang, C. Smeltzer, A. Weinheimer, A., J. Herman, K. F. Boersma, E.A. Celarier, R.W. Long, J.J. Szykman, R. Delgado, A. Thompson, T.N. Knepp, L. N., Lamsal, S.J.  Janz, M.G. Kowalewski, X. Liu, X., C.R.  Nowlan, Comprehensive evaluations of diurnal NO2 measurements during DISCOVER-AQ 2011: effects of resolution-dependent representation of NOx emissions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 11133–11160,, 2021.

M.A. Battaglia,  N. Balasus, K. Ball, V. Caicedo, R. Delgado, A.G. Carlton, C.J. Hennigan, Urban aerosol chemistry at a land-water transition site during summer – Part 2: Aerosol pH and liquid water content, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss. ,, in review, 2021.

N. Balasus, M.A. Battaglia, K. Ball, V. Caicedo, R. Delgado, A.G. Carlton, C.J. Hennigan, Urban aerosol chemistry at a land-water transition site during summer – Part 1: Impact of agricultural and industrial ammonia emissions, Atmos. Chem. Phys. , 21, 13051–13065,, 2021.

A.K. Huff,  S. Kondragunta, H. Zhang, I. Laszlo, M. Zhou, V. Caicedo, R. Delgado, R. Levy, Tracking Smoke from a Prescribed Fire and Its Impacts on Local Air Quality Using Temporally Resolved GOES-16 ABI Aerosol Optical Depth (AOD), Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 38 (5), 963–976,, 2021.

B. J. Carroll, B. B. Demoz, D. D. Turner, R. Delgado, Lidar Observations of a Mesoscale Moisture Transport Event Impacting Convection and Comparison to Rapid Refresh Model Analysis, Monthly Weather Review, 149 (2), 463-477,, 2021.


N. Goudarzi, K. Mohammadi, A. St. Pé, R. Delgado, W. Zhu, Wind Resource Assessment and Economic Viability of Conventional and Unconventional Small Wind Turbines: A Case Study of MarylandEnergies, 13 (22), 5874, 10.3390/en13225874, 2020.

V. Caicedo, R. Delgado, R. Sakai, T. Knepp, D. Williams,  K. Cavender, B. Lefer, J. Szykman, An automated common algorithm for planetary boundary layer retrievals using aerosol lidars in support of the U.S. EPA Photochemical Assessment Monitoring Stations ProgramJ. Atmos. Oceanic Technol.J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., 37 (10), 1847–1864, 10.1175/JTECH-D-20-0050.1, 2020.


B. J. Carroll, B.B. Demoz, R. Delgado, An overview of lowlevel jet winds and corresponding mixed layer depths during PECANJournal of Geophysical Research, doi:10.1029/2019JD030658, 2019.

C. L. Archer, S. Wu, A. Vasel-Be-Hagh, J. F. Brodie, R. Delgado, A. St. Pé, S. Oncley, S. Semmer, The VERTEX field campaign: observations of near-ground effects of wind turbine wakesJournal of Turbulence, 20, 64-92, 2019.


A. St. Pé, M. Sperling, J. Brodie, R. Delgado, Classifying rotor-layer wind to reduce offshore available power uncertaintyWind Energy, 21, 461-473, 2018.


T. A. Bonin, B.J. Carroll,  M. Hardesty, W. A. Brewer, K. Hajny, O. E. Salmon, and P. B. Shepson, Doppler lidar observations of the mixing height in Indianapolis using an automated composite fuzzy logic approachJ. Atmos. Ocean. Tech., 35, 473-490, 2017.

L. Bianco, K. Friedrich, J. M. Wilczak, D. Hazen, D. Wolfe, R. Delgado, S. P. Oncley, J. K. Lundquist, Assessing the accuracy of microwave radiometers and radio acoustic sounding systems for wind energy applicationsAtmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 1707-1721, 2017.

V. Caicedo, B. Rappenglück, B. Lefer, G. Morris, D. Toledo, R. Delgado, Comparison of aerosol lidar retrieval methods for boundary layer height detection using ceilometer aerosol backscatter dataAtmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 1609-1622, 2017.

T. N. Knepp, J.J. Szykman, R. Long, R. M. Duvall, J. Krug, M. Beaver, K. Cavender, K. Kronmiller, M. Wheeler, R. Delgado, R. Hoff, T. Berkoff, E. Olson, R. Clark, D. Wolfe, D. Van Gilst, D. Neil, Assessment of mixed-layer height estimation from single-wavelength ceilometer profiles, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 3963-3983, 2017.

J. T. Sullivan, S. D. Rabenhorst, J. Dreesen, J., T. J. McGee, R. Delgado, L. Twigg, G. Sumnicht, Lidar observations revealing transport of O3 in the presence of a nocturnal low-level jet: Regional implications for “next-day” pollution,  Atmos. Environ. 158, 160-171, 2017.

M. Debnath, G. V. Iungo, R. Ashton, W. A. Brewer, A. Choukulkar, R. Delgado, J. K. Lundquist, W. J. Shaw, J. M. Wilczak,D. Wolfe, Vertical profiles of the 3-D wind velocity retrieved from multiple wind lidars performing triple range-height-indicator scans, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 431-444, 2017.

A. Choukulkar, W. A. Brewer, S. P.  Sandberg, A. Weickmann, T. A. Bonin, R. M. Hardesty, J. K. Lundquist, R. Delgado, G. V. Iungo, R. Ashton, M. Debnath, L. Bianco,J. M. Wilczak, S. Oncley, D. Wolfe, Evaluation of single and multiple Doppler lidar techniques to measure complex flow during the XPIA field campaign, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 10, 247-264, 2017.


M. J. Valerino, J. J. Johnson, J. Izumi, D.  Orozco, R. M. Hoff, R. Delgado, R., C. J. Hennigan, Sources and Composition of PM2.5 in the Colorado Front Range during the DISCOVER-AQ Study,  Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres121, doi:10.1002/2016JD025830, 2016.

J. Lundquist, J. Wilczak, R. Ashton, L. Bianco, A. Brewer, A. Choukulkar, A. Clifton, M. Debnath, R. Delgado, K. Friedrich, S. Gunter, S., A. Hamidi, G. Valerio, A. Kaushik, B. Kosović, P. Langan, A. Lass, J. Lavin, Y. Lee, K. McCaffrey, R. Newsom, D. Noone, S. Oncley, P. Quelet, S. Sandberg, J. Schroeder, W. Shaw, L. Sparling, C. St. Marin, A. St.Pé, E. Strobach, K. Tay, B. Vanderwende, A. Weickmann, A.,  D. Wolfe, R. Worsnop, Assessing State-of-the-Art Capabilities for Probing the Atmospheric Boundary Layer : the XPIA Field CampaignBulletin of American Meteorological Society, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-15-00151.1, 2016.

D. Orozco, A. Beyersdorf , L. Ziemba , T. Berkoff, Q. Zhang , R. Delgado , C. Hennigan , K. Thornhill , C. Parworth , H. Kim , D. Young , R. Hoff, Hygroscopicity Measurements of Aerosol Particles in the San Joaquin Valley, CA, Baltimore, MD, and Golden, COJournal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JD0239712016.

J. Su, M. Felton, L. Lei, P. McCormick, R. Delgado, A. St. Pé, Lidar Remote Sensing of Cloud Formation Caused by Low-Level Jets, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JD024590,2016.

J. Dreessen, J. T. Sullivan, R. Delgado, Observations and Impacts of Transported Canadian Wildfire Smoke on Ozone and Aerosol Air Quality in the Maryland Region on 9-12 June, 2015Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 10.1080/10962247.2016.1161674, 2016.


D. Orozco, R. Delgado, D. Wesloh, R. J. Powers, R. Hoff, Aerosol particulate matter in the Baltimore metropolitan area: temporal variation over a six-year periodJournal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 65, 1050-1061, 10.1080/10962247.2015.1067653, 2015.


R. Delgado, S. Rabenhorst, B.Demoz, R. M. Hoff, Elastic Lidar Measurements of Summer Nocturnal Low Level Jet Events over Baltimore, MarylandJ. Atmos. Chem., doi: 10.1007/s10874-013-9277-2, 2013.

T. Knepp, M. Pippin, J. Crawford, J. Szykman, R. Long, L. Cowen, A. Cede, N. Abuhassan, J. Herman, R. Delgado, J. Compton, T. A. Berkoff, J. Fishman, D. Martins, R. Stauffer, A. Thompson, A. Weinheimer, D. Knapp, D. Montzka, D. Lenschow, D. Neil, Towards a Methodology for Estimating Surface NO2 and SO2 Mixing Ratios from High Spatial and Temporal Resolution Retrievals, and its Applicability to High-resolution Space-based Observations, J. Atmos. Chem., doi: 10.1007/s10874-013-9257-6, 2013.

J. C. Compton, R. Delgado, T.A. Berkoff, and R. M. Hoff, Determination of planetary boundary layer height on short spatial and temporal scales: A demonstration of the Covariance Wavelet Transform in ground based wind profiler and lidar measurementsJ. Atmos. Oceanic Technol.,doi:10.1175/JTECHD-12-00116.1, 2013.


R. M. Stauffer, A. M. Thompson, D. K. Martins, R. D. Clark, C. P. Loughner, D. Goldberg, R. Delgado, R.  R. Dickerson, J. W. Stehr, M. A. Tzortziou,  Bay Breeze Influence on Surface Ozone at Edgewood, MD During July 2011, J. Atmos. Chem., doi: 10.1007/s10874-012-9241-6, 2012.