Publications by Alan Robock on geoengineering

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  1. Robock, Alan, 2008:  20 reasons why geoengineering may be a bad idea.  Bull. Atomic Scientists, 64, No. 2, 14-18, 59, doi:10.2968/064002006.  PDF file   Roundtable discussion of paper

  2. Robock, Alan, 2008:  Whither geoengineering?  Science, 320, 1166-1167.  PDF file

  3. Robock, Alan, Luke Oman, and Georgiy Stenchikov, 2008:  Regional climate responses to geoengineering with tropical and Arctic SO2 injections.  J. Geophys. Res., 113, D16101, doi:10.1029/2008JD010050.   PDF file

  4. Rasch, Philip J., Simone Tilmes, Richard P. Turco, Alan Robock, Luke Oman, Chih-Chieh (Jack) Chen, Georgiy L. Stenchikov, and Rolando R. Garcia, 2008:  An overview of geoengineering of climate using stratospheric sulfate aerosols.  Phil. Trans. Royal Soc. A., 366, 4007-4037, doi:10.1098/rsta.2008.0131.  PDF file

  5. Robock, Alan, 2008:  Geoengineering: It’s not a panacea.  Geotimes, 53, no. 7, 58. Click here for html version.
  6. Kravitz, Ben, Alan Robock, Luke Oman, Georgiy Stenchikov, and Allison B. Marquardt, 2009: Sulfuric acid deposition from stratospheric geoengineering with sulfate aerosols.  J. Geophys. Res., 114, D14109, doi:10.1029/2009JD011918.  PDF file   Correction

  7. Robock, Alan, Allison B. Marquardt, Ben Kravitz, and Georgiy Stenchikov, 2009:  The benefits, risks, and costs of stratospheric geoengineering.  Geophys. Res. Lett., 36, L19703, doi:10.1029/2009GL039209.    PDF file
  8. Robock, Alan, 2009:  A biased economic analysis of geoengineering.  RealClimate, http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2009/08/a-biased-economic-analysis-of-geoengineering/

     

  9. Robock, Alan, 2009:  Testimony before the House Committee on Science and Technology Hearing, “Geoengineering:  Assessing the Implications of Large-Scale Climate Intervention,” November 5, 2009, 125 pp.   PDF file of testimony without supplemental material   PDF of complete testimony (22 Mb)  Webcast of testimony

  10. Jones, Andy, Jim Haywood, Olivier Boucher, Ben Kravitz, and Alan Robock, 2010:  Geoengineering by stratospheric SO2 injection: Results from the Met Office HadGEM2 climate model and comparison with the Goddard Institute for Space Studies ModelE.  Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 5999-6006, doi:10.5194/acp-10-5999-2010.  PDF file
  11. Robock, Alan, Martin Bunzl, Ben Kravitz, and Georgiy Stenchikov, 2010:  A test for geoengineering?  Science, 327, 530-531, doi:10.1126/science.1186237.  PDF file   Correction

  12. Kravitz, Ben, Alan Robock, Olivier Boucher, Hauke Schmidt, Karl Taylor, Georgiy Stenchikov, and Michael Schulz, 2011: The Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP). Atmospheric Science Letters, 12, 162-167,  doi:10.1002/asl.316.  PDF file

  13. Robock, Alan, 2011: Forum: Geoengineering Research. Issues Sci. Tech. (Invited paper)  http://www.issues.org/27.2/forum.html

  14. Robock, Alan, 2011: Bubble, bubble, toil and trouble. An editorial comment. Climatic Change, 105, 383-385, doi:10.1007/s10584-010-0017-1.   PDF file

  15. Robock, Alan, Ben Kravitz, and Olivier Boucher, 2011: Standardizing Experiments in Geoengineering; GeoMIP Stratospheric Aerosol Geoengineering Workshop; New Brunswick, New Jersey, 10-12 February 2011, EOS, 92, 197, doi:10.1029/2011ES003424.    PDF file

  16. Kravitz, Ben, Alan Robock, Drew T. Shindell, and Mark A. Miller, 2012: Sensitivity of stratospheric geoengineering with black carbon to aerosol size and altitude of injection. J. Geophys. Res., 117, D09203, doi:10.1029/2011JD017341.   PDF file

  17. Robock, Alan, 2012: Will geoengineering with solar radiation management ever be used? Ethics, Policy & Environment, 15, 202-205.    PDF file

  18. Kravitz, Ben, Alan Robock, and James Haywood, 2012: Progress in climate model simulations of geoengineering: 2nd GeoMIP Stratospheric Aerosol Geoengineering Workshop; Exeter, UK, 30-31 March 2012, EOS, 93, 340, doi:10.1029/2012ES003871.   PDF file

  19. Robock, Alan, 2012: Is geoengineering research ethical? Peace and Security, 4, 226-229.    PDF file

  20. Robock, Alan, Douglas G. MacMartin, Riley Duren, and Matthew W. Christensen, 2013: Studying geoengineering with natural and anthropogenic analogs. Climatic Change, 121, 445-458, doi:10.1007/s10584-013-0777-5.  PDF file

  21. Kravitz, Ben, Ken Caldeira, Olivier Boucher, Alan Robock, Philip J. Rasch, Kari Alterskjćr, Diana Bou Karam, Jason N. S. Cole, Charles L. Curry, James M Haywood, Peter J. Irvine, Duoying Ji, Andy Jones, Jón Egill Kristjánsson, Daniel J. Lunt, John Moore, Ulrike Niemeier, Hauke Schmidt, Michael Schulz, Balwinder Singh, Simone Tilmes, Shingo Watanabe, Shuting Yang, and Jin-Ho Yoon, 2013: Climate model response from the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP).  J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 8320-8332, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50646. (Featured as a Research Highlight in Nature, September 5, 2013, “Geoengineering has its limits,” Nature, 501, 9, doi:10.1038/501009a)   PDF file  Supplemental Online Material

  22. Jones, Andy, Jim M. Haywood, Kari Alterskjćr, Olivier Boucher, Jason N. S. Cole, Charles L. Curry, Peter J. Irvine, Duoying Ji, Ben Kravitz, Jón Egill Kristjánsson, John C. Moore, Ulrike Niemeier, Alan Robock, Hauke Schmidt, Balwinder Singh, Simone Tilmes, Shingo Watanabe, and Jin-Ho Yoon, 2013: The impact of abrupt suspension of solar radiation management (termination effect) in experiment G2 of the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP).  J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 9743-9752, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50762.  PDF file

  23. Tilmes, Simone, John Fasullo, Jean-Francois Lamarque, Daniel R. Marsh, Michael Mills, Kari Alterskjćr, Helene Muri, Jón E. Kristjánsson, Olivier Boucher, Michael Schulz, Jason N. S. Cole, Charles L. Curry, Andy Jones, Jim Haywood, Peter J. Irvine, Duoying Ji, John C. Moore, Diana B. Karam, Ben Kravitz, Philip J. Rasch, Balwinder Singh, Jin-Ho Yoon, Ulrike Niemeier, Hauke Schmidt, Alan Robock, Shuting Yang, and Shingo Watanabe, 2013: The hydrological impact of geoengineering in the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP). J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 11,036-11,058, doi 10.1002/jgrd.50868.  PDF file

  24. Kravitz, Ben, Piers M. Forster, Andy Jones, Alan Robock, Kari Alterskjćr, Olivier Boucher, Annabel K. L. Jenkins, Hannele Korhonen, Jón Egill Kristjánsson, Helene Muri, Ulrike Niemeier, Antti-Ilari Partanen, Philip J. Rasch, Hailong Wang, and Shingo Watanabe, 2013: Sea spray geoengineering experiments in the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP): Experimental design and preliminary results. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 11,175-11,186, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50856.    PDF file

  25. Kravitz, Ben, Philip J. Rasch, Piers M. Forster, Timothy Andrews, Jason N. S. Cole, Peter J. Irvine, Duoying Ji, Jón Egill Kristjánsson, John C. Moore, Helene Muri, Ulrike Niemeier, Alan Robock, Balwinder Singh, Simone Tilmes, Shingo Watanabe, and Jin-Ho Yoon, 2013: An energetic perspective on hydrologic cycle changes in the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP). J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 13,087-13,102, doi:10.1002/2013JD020502.   PDF file

  26. Kravitz, Ben, Alan Robock, Piers M. Forster, Jim M. Haywood, Mark G. Lawrence, and Hauke Schmidt, 2013: An overview of the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP).  J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 118, 13,103-13,107, doi:10.1002/2013JD020569.  PDF file 

  27. Robock, Alan, and Ben Kravitz, 2013:  Use of models, analogs, and field-tests for geoengineering research. Geoengineering Our Climate? Ethics, Politics and Governance, in press, http://geoengineeringourclimate.com/2013/10/29/use-of-models-analogs-and-field-tests-for-geoengineering-research/
  28. Robock, Alan, 2014: Stratospheric aerosol geoengineering, Issues Env. Sci. Tech. (special issue “Geoengineering of the Climate System”), 38, 162-185.    PDF file

  29. Huneeus, Nicolas, Olivier Boucher, Kari Alterskjćr, Jason N. S. Cole, Charles L. Curry, Duoying Ji, Andy Jones, Ben Kravitz, Jón Egill Kristjánsson, John C. Moore, Helene Muri, Ulrike Niemeier, Phil Rasch, Alan Robock, Balwinder Singh, Hauke Schmidt, Michael Schulz, Simone Tilmes, Shingo Watanabe, and Jin-Ho Yoon, 2014: Forcings and feedbacks in the GeoMIP ensemble for a reduction in solar irradiance and increase in CO2. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 5226–5239 doi: 10.1002/2013JD021110.    PDF file

  30. Pitari, Giovanni, Valentina Aquila, Ben Kravitz, Alan Robock, Shingo Watanabe, Natalia De Luca, Glauco Di Genova, Eva Mancini, and Simone Tilmes, 2014: Stratospheric ozone response in experiments G3 and G4 of the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP). J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 2629-2653, doi:10.1002/ 2013JD020566.    PDF file

  31. Curry, Charles L., Jana Sillmann, David Bronaugh, Kari Alterskjćr, Jason N. S. Cole, Duoying Ji, Ben Kravitz, Jón Egill Kristjánsson, John C. Moore, Helene Muri, Ulrike Niemeier, Alan Robock, Simone Tilmes, and Shuting Yang, 2014: A multi-model examination of climate extremes in an idealized geoengineering experiment. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 3900-3923, doi:10.1002/2013JD020648.    PDF file

  32. Berdahl, Mira, Alan Robock, Duoying Ji, John C. Moore, Andy Jones, Ben Kravitz, and Shingo Watanabe, 2014: Arctic cryosphere response in the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP) G3 and G4 scenarios. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 1308-1321, doi:10.1002/2013JD020627.     PDF file

  33. Moore, John C., Annette Rinke, Xiaoyong Yu, Duoying Ji, Xuefeng Cui, Yan Li, Kari Alterskjćr, Jón Egill Kristjánsson, Helene Muri, Olivier Boucher, Nicolas Huneeus, Ben Kravitz, Alan Robock, Ulrike Niemeier, Michael Schulz, Simone Tilmes, Shingo Watanabe, and Shuting Wang, 2014: Arctic sea ice and atmospheric circulation under the GeoMIP G1 scenario. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 567-583, doi:10.1002/ 2013JD021060.    PDF file

  34. Irvine, Peter J., Olivier Boucher, Ben Kravitz, Kari Alterskjćr, Jason N. S. Cole, Duoying Ji, Andy Jones, Daniel J. Lunt, John C. Moore, Helene Muri, Ulrike Niemeier, Alan Robock, Balwinder Singh, Simone Tilmes, Shingo Watanabe, Shuting Yang, and Jin-Ho Yoon, 2014: Key factors governing uncertainty in the response to sunshade geoengineering from a comparison of the GeoMIP ensemble and a perturbed parameter ensemble. J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 7946-7962, doi:10.1002/2013JD020716.     PDF file

  35. Xia, Lili, Alan Robock, Jason N. S. Cole, D. Ji, John C. Moore, Andy Jones, Ben Kravitz, Helene Muri, Ulrike Niemeier, B. Singh, Simone Tilmes, and Shingo Watanabe, 2013: Solar radiation management impacts on agriculture in China: A case study in the Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP).  J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 8695-8711, doi:10.1002/2013JD020630.      PDF file

  36. Kravitz, Ben, Douglas G. MacMartin, Alan Robock, Philip J. Rasch, Katharine L. Ricke, Jason N. S. Cole, Charles L. Curry, Peter J. Irvine, Duoying Ji, David Keith, Jón Egill Kristjánsson, John C. Moore, Helene Muri, Balwinder Singh, Simone Tilmes, Shingo Watanabe, Shuting Yang, and Jin-Ho Yoon, 2014: A multi-model assessment of regional climate disparities caused by solar geoengineering. Env. Res. Lett., in press.      PDF file    Supplemental Online Material PDF file

  37. Kravitz, Ben, Alan Robock, and Olivier Boucher, 2014: Future directions in simulating solar geoengineering; Fourth GeoMIP Workshop; Paris, France, 24–25 April 2014. Eos, 95 (31), 280, doi:10.1002/ 2014EO310010.    PDF file 

  38. Tilmes, S., M. J. Mills, U. Niemeier, H. Schmidt, A. Robock, B. Kravitz, J.-F. Lamarque, G. Pitari, and J. M. English, 2014: A new Geoengineering Model Intercomparison Project (GeoMIP) experiment designed for climate and chemistry models. Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss., 7, 5447-5464, doi:10.5194/gmdd-7-5447-2014.    PDF file

Prepared by Alan Robock (robock@envsci.rutgers.edu) - August 14, 2014