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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Environmental Sciences H-index 120 Citations 59,145 299 World Ranking 30 National Ranking 15

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Awards & Achievements

1982 - James B. Macelwane Medal, American Geophysical Union (AGU)


What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Carbon dioxide
  • Ecology
  • Meteorology

Steven C. Wofsy spends much of his time researching Atmospheric sciences, Eddy covariance, Atmospheric chemistry, Ecology and Remote sensing. His studies in Atmospheric sciences integrate themes in fields like Hydrology, Meteorology, Ecosystem, Ecosystem respiration and Carbon dioxide. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Dry season, Climate change, Deciduous and Wet season.

His Eddy covariance study incorporates themes from Primary production, Photosynthetically active radiation, Carbon cycle, Evapotranspiration and Biome. His studies deal with areas such as Nitrous oxide, Stratosphere and Troposphere as well as Atmospheric chemistry. Steven C. Wofsy has included themes like Trace gas and Data assimilation in his Remote sensing study.

His most cited work include:

  • Tropospheric chemistry: A global perspective (1551 citations)
  • Gap filling strategies for defensible annual sums of net ecosystem exchange (1352 citations)
  • Measurements of carbon sequestration by long‐term eddy covariance: methods and a critical evaluation of accuracy (1194 citations)

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

His primary areas of study are Atmospheric sciences, Eddy covariance, Climatology, Hydrology and Troposphere. His work deals with themes such as Atmosphere, Meteorology, Atmospheric chemistry and Methane, which intersect with Atmospheric sciences. The Eddy covariance study combines topics in areas such as Primary production and Carbon cycle.

His work carried out in the field of Climatology brings together such families of science as Arctic and Growing season. His research integrates issues of Soil water, Dry season, Canopy and Flux in his study of Hydrology. His Troposphere study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Planetary boundary layer, Trace gas and Aerosol.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Atmospheric sciences (47.86%)
  • Eddy covariance (21.12%)
  • Climatology (16.31%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Atmospheric sciences (47.86%)
  • Greenhouse gas (11.50%)
  • Troposphere (15.24%)

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

His primary areas of investigation include Atmospheric sciences, Greenhouse gas, Troposphere, Remote sensing and Atmosphere. His Atmospheric sciences research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Carbon cycle and Sink. His Greenhouse gas research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Emission inventory, Inversion, Methane and Mesoscale meteorology.

Steven C. Wofsy combines subjects such as Meteorology and Natural gas with his study of Methane. The concepts of his Troposphere study are interwoven with issues in Chemical physics, Trace gas, MOPITT, Aerosol and Current. The various areas that Steven C. Wofsy examines in his Atmosphere study include Pollutant, Extinction and Chemical composition.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Assessment of methane emissions from the U.S. oil and gas supply chain (236 citations)
  • Carbon dioxide sources from Alaska driven by increasing early winter respiration from Arctic tundra. (76 citations)
  • The FLUXNET2015 dataset and the ONEFlux processing pipeline for eddy covariance data (67 citations)

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

  • Carbon dioxide
  • Ecology
  • Meteorology

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Atmospheric sciences, Carbon cycle, Ecosystem, Greenhouse gas and Climatology. Specifically, his work in Atmospheric sciences is concerned with the study of Troposphere. His Carbon cycle research incorporates elements of Eddy covariance, Flux, Extratropical cyclone and Northern Hemisphere.

His work on Terrestrial ecosystem as part of general Ecosystem research is frequently linked to Demography, thereby connecting diverse disciplines of science. His Greenhouse gas research integrates issues from Remote sensing, Remote sensing, Airglow and Emission inventory. His study in Climatology is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Growing season, Respiration, Global warming, Water vapor and Carbon dioxide.

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Top Publications

Couplings between changes in the climate system and biogeochemistry

Surabi Menon;Kenneth L. Denman;Guy Brasseur;Amnat Chidthaisong.
Climate Change 2007 : the Physical Science Basis, Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (2007)

2881 Citations

Gap filling strategies for defensible annual sums of net ecosystem exchange

E. Falge;D. Baldocchi;R. Olson;P. Anthoni.
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (2001)

1773 Citations

Measurements of carbon sequestration by long‐term eddy covariance: methods and a critical evaluation of accuracy

Michael L. Goulden;J. William Munger;Song-Miao Fan;Bruce C. Daube.
Global Change Biology (1996)

1553 Citations

Net Exchange of CO2 in a Mid-Latitude Forest

S. C. Wofsy;M. L. Goulden;J. W. Munger;S.-M. Fan.
Science (1993)

1173 Citations

Environmental controls over carbon dioxide and water vapor exchange of terrestrial vegetation

B.E Law;E Falge;L Gu;D.D Baldocchi.
Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (2002)

1086 Citations

Sensitivity of boreal forest carbon balance to soil thaw

M. L. Goulden;S. C. Wofsy;J. W. Harden;Susan E. Trumbore.
Science (1998)

944 Citations

The Amazon basin in transition

Eric A. Davidson;Alessandro C. de Araújo;Alessandro C. de Araújo;Paulo Artaxo;Jennifer K. Balch;Jennifer K. Balch.
Nature (2012)

938 Citations

Exchange of Carbon Dioxide by a Deciduous Forest: Response to Interannual Climate Variability

Michael L. Goulden;J. William Munger;Song-Miao Fan;Bruce C. Daube.
Science (1996)

885 Citations

Three-dimensional climatological distribution of tropospheric OH: Update and evaluation

C. M. Spivakovsky;J. A. Logan;S. A. Montzka;Y. J. Balkanski.
Journal of Geophysical Research (2000)

826 Citations

Carbon in Amazon Forests: Unexpected Seasonal Fluxes and Disturbance-Induced Losses

Scott R. Saleska;Scott D. Miller;Daniel M. Matross;Michael L. Goulden.
Science (2003)

756 Citations

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