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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Environmental Sciences H-index 100 Citations 41,997 335 World Ranking 99 National Ranking 2

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Awards & Achievements

2007 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)

2005 - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Oxygen
  • Aerosol

Douglas R. Worsnop focuses on Aerosol, Mass spectrometry, Particle, Analytical chemistry and Aerosol mass spectrometry. The study incorporates disciplines such as Environmental chemistry, Mineralogy, Atmospheric sciences and Nucleation in addition to Aerosol. His Mass spectrometry research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Time of flight, Ionization, Chemical ionization and Chemical composition.

His studies in Particle integrate themes in fields like Condensation, Range, Optics and Particle size. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Soot, Electron ionization, Ion and Computational physics. Douglas R. Worsnop interconnects Particle density, Hydrocarbon and Quadrupole mass analyzer in the investigation of issues within Aerosol mass spectrometry.

His most cited work include:

  • Evolution of Organic Aerosols in the Atmosphere (2184 citations)
  • Ubiquity and dominance of oxygenated species in organic aerosols in anthropogenically-influenced Northern Hemisphere midlatitudes (1380 citations)
  • Development of an Aerosol Mass Spectrometer for Size and Composition Analysis of Submicron Particles (1166 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Douglas R. Worsnop mainly focuses on Aerosol, Mass spectrometry, Environmental chemistry, Analytical chemistry and Particle. His work deals with themes such as Atmospheric sciences, Chemical composition, Particulates, Sulfate and Nitrate, which intersect with Aerosol. Douglas R. Worsnop combines subjects such as Ionization, Chemical ionization and Time of flight with his study of Mass spectrometry.

His Environmental chemistry study incorporates themes from Atmospheric chemistry, Air quality index, Mineralogy, Carbon and NOx. His research investigates the connection with Analytical chemistry and areas like Ion which intersect with concerns in Molecule. The concepts of his Particle study are interwoven with issues in Chemical physics, Atmosphere, Nucleation, Particle size and Sulfuric acid.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Aerosol (68.45%)
  • Mass spectrometry (32.58%)
  • Environmental chemistry (34.02%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2019-2021)?

  • Aerosol (68.45%)
  • Environmental chemistry (34.02%)
  • Mass spectrometry (32.58%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His main research concerns Aerosol, Environmental chemistry, Mass spectrometry, Particle and Atmospheric sciences. His study in Aerosol is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Chemical composition, Mass concentration, Particulates, Air pollution and Nitrate. His Environmental chemistry study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Monoterpene, Air quality index, Radical, Carbon and Relative humidity.

His Mass spectrometry study is focused on Analytical chemistry in general. His Particle study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Chemical physics, Cloud condensation nuclei, Optics, Boundary layer and Sulfuric acid. His work in Atmospheric sciences addresses subjects such as Primary, which are connected to disciplines such as Characterization.

Between 2019 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • A chemical cocktail during the COVID-19 outbreak in Beijing, China: Insights from six-year aerosol particle composition measurements during the Chinese New Year holiday. (36 citations)
  • Chemical Differences Between PM1 and PM2.5 in Highly Polluted Environment and Implications in Air Pollution Studies (19 citations)
  • Molecular understanding of new-particle formation from α-pinene between -50 and +25 °C (13 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Oxygen
  • Hydrogen

His primary scientific interests are in Aerosol, Environmental chemistry, Atmospheric sciences, Nitrate and Sulfate. In his study, Haze and Sink is strongly linked to Beijing, which falls under the umbrella field of Aerosol. His research in Environmental chemistry intersects with topics in Particle, Terpene, Ozone and Hydroxyl radical.

His Particle research includes themes of Chemical physics, Accretion, Carbon, Cloud condensation nuclei and Redox. His Atmospheric sciences research incorporates elements of Biomass burning, Air pollution and Seasonality. Douglas R. Worsnop has included themes like Coal combustion products, Composition and Particulates in his Nitrate study.

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Top Publications

Evolution of Organic Aerosols in the Atmosphere

J. L. Jimenez;M. R. Canagaratna;N. M. Donahue;A. S. H. Prevot.
Science (2009)

2235 Citations

Ubiquity and dominance of oxygenated species in organic aerosols in anthropogenically-influenced Northern Hemisphere midlatitudes

Q. Zhang;Jose L. Jimenez;M. R. Canagaratna;J. D. Allan.
Geophysical Research Letters (2007)

1738 Citations

Development of an Aerosol Mass Spectrometer for Size and Composition Analysis of Submicron Particles

John T. Jayne;Danna C. Leard;Xuefeng Zhang;Paul Davidovits.
Aerosol Science and Technology (2000)

1575 Citations

Chemical and microphysical characterization of ambient aerosols with the aerodyne aerosol mass spectrometer

M. R. Canagaratna;J. T. Jayne;J. L. Jimenez;J. D. Allan.
Mass Spectrometry Reviews (2007)

1495 Citations

O/C and OM/OC Ratios of Primary, Secondary, and Ambient Organic Aerosols with High-Resolution Time-of-Flight Aerosol Mass Spectrometry

Allison C. Aiken;Peter F. DeCarlo;Jesse H. Kroll;Douglas R. Worsnop.
Environmental Science & Technology (2008)

1351 Citations

Particle Morphology and Density Characterization by Combined Mobility and Aerodynamic Diameter Measurements. Part 1: Theory

Peter F. DeCarlo;Jay G. Slowik;Douglas R. Worsnop;Paul Davidovits.
Aerosol Science and Technology (2004)

1056 Citations

Secondary organic aerosol formation from anthropogenic air pollution: Rapid and higher than expected

Rainer Volkamer;Rainer Volkamer;Jose L. Jimenez;Federico San Martini;Federico San Martini;Katja Dzepina.
Geophysical Research Letters (2006)

1036 Citations

A large source of low-volatility secondary organic aerosol

Mikael Ehn;Joel A. Thornton;Einhard Kleist;Mikko Sipila.
Nature (2014)

976 Citations

Role of sulphuric acid, ammonia and galactic cosmic rays in atmospheric aerosol nucleation

Jasper Kirkby;Joachim Curtius;João Almeida;João Almeida;Eimear Dunne.
Nature (2011)

946 Citations

Ambient aerosol sampling using the Aerodyne Aerosol Mass Spectrometer

Jose L. Jimenez;Jose L. Jimenez;John T. Jayne;Quan Shi;Charles E. Kolb.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2003)

904 Citations

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