Eric Hintsa, Assistant Scientist

Department of Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry
Woods Hole, MA  02543

Phone: (508) 289-3301
Fax: (508) 457-2193

  Ozone Measurements from Buoys

A.B., Chemistry, Harvard University,  June, 1983
Ph.D., Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley,  March, 1989

Research Interests:

  • Atmospheric chemistry in the marine boundary layer
  • Air-sea gas exchange of sulfur compounds
  • Oxidation of dimethyl sulfide
  • Ozone chemistry
  • Instrumentation for atmospheric measurements from buoys, ships and towers
  • Stratospheric water vapor
  • Stratosphere-troposphere exchange
  • Atmospheric transport
Selected publications (9/99):
Eric J. Hintsa, Elliot M. Weinstock, James G. Anderson, Randy D. May and Dale F. Hurst (1999). On the Accuracy of in situ Water Vapor Measurements in the Troposphere and Lower Statosphere with the Harvard Lyman-? Hygrometer. J. Geophys. Res. Lett., in press

D.F. Hurst, G.S. Dutton, P.A. Ropmashkin, F.L. Moore, J.W. Elkins, E.J. Hintsa, E.M. Weinstock, C.R. Webster, R.D. May, R.L. Herman, E.J. Moyer and D.C. Scott (1998).  Closure of the Total Hydrogen Budget of the Northern Extratropical Lower Stratosphere.  J. Geophys. Res. Lett., in press.

E. J. Hintsa, K. A. Boering, E. M. Weinstock, J. G. Anderson, B. L. Gary, L. Pfister, B. C. Daube, S. C. Wofsy, M. Loewenstein, J. R. Podolske, J. J. Margitan and T. P. Bui, Troposphere-to-Stratosphere Transport in the Lowermost Stratosphere from Measurements of H2O, CO2, N2O and O3," Geophys. Res. Lett. 25, 2655 (1998).

E. J. Hintsa, P.A. Newman, H. H. Jonsson, C. R. Webster, R. D. May, R. L. Herman, L. R. Lait, M. R. Schoeberl, J. W. Elkins, P. R. Wamsley, G. S. Dutton, T. P. Bui, D. W. Kohn and J. G. Anderson, Dehydration and Denitrification in the Arctic Polar Vortex during the 1995-1996 Winter, Geophys. Res. Lett. 25, 501 (1998).

P. O. Wennberg, T. F. Hanisco, L. Jaeglé, D. J. Jacob, E. J. Hintsa, E. J. Lanzendorf, J. G. Anderson, R.-S. Gao, E. R. Keim, S. G. Donnelly, L. A. Del Negro, D. W. Fahey, S. A. McKeen, R. J. Salawitch, C. R. Webster, R. D. May, R. L. Herman, M. H. Proffitt, J. J. Margitan, E. L. Atlas, S. M. Schauffler, F. Flocke, C. T. McElroy and T. P. Bui, Hydrogen Radicals, Nitrogen Radicals, and the Production of O3 in the Upper Troposphere, Science, 279, 49 (1998).

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