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Carlos_Ordonez

Carlos Ordóñez García


Education: Ph.D. in Science, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ), March 2006.


Current position: Researcher (Ramón y Cajal 2014) (2016-2020).


Scientific Interests: Tropospheric composition and dynamics, tropospheric ozone, impact of atmospheric circulation on air quality, climate variability and extremes, atmospheric modelling.


e-mail: carlordo@ucm.es


Former affiliations

  1. Senior Research Scientist. Met Office, Exeter, UK, 2012-2015.

  2. Postdoctoral Researcher. Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Spain, and National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), US, 2010-2012.

  3. Research Scientist. Met Office, Exeter, UK, 2008-2010.

  4. Postdoctoral Researcher and Research Scientist. CNRS - Laboratoire d'Aerologie, Toulouse, France, 2006-2008.

  5. PhD Student. Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen, Switzerland, 2002-2006.

Publications: Peer-reviewed papers (SCI)

    2017

  1. Ordóñez, C., Barriopedro D., García-Herrera R., Sousa, P. M., Schnell, J. L. (2017): Regional responses of surface ozone in Europe to the location of high-latitude blocks and subtropical ridges, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 17, 3111-3131, doi:10.5194/acp-17-3111-2017.

  2. 2016

  3. Sherwen, T., Schmidt, J. A., Evans, M. J., Carpenter, L. J., Großmann, K., Eastham, S. D., Jacob, D. J., Dix, B., Koenig, T. K., Sinreich, R., Ortega, I., Volkamer, R., Saiz-Lopez, A., Prados-Roman, C., Mahajan, A. S., and Ordóñez, C. (2016): Global impacts of tropospheric halogens (Cl, Br, I) on oxidants and composition in GEOS-Chem, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 12239-12271, doi:10.5194/acp-16-12239-2016.

  4. Gómez Martín, J. C., H. Vömel, T. D. Hay, A. S. Mahajan, C. Ordóñez, M. C. Parrondo Sempere, M. Gil-Ojeda, and A. Saiz-Lopez (2016): On the Variability of Ozone in the Equatorial Eastern Pacific Boundary Layer, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 121, doi:10.1002/2016JD025392.

  5. Sherwen, T., M. J. Evans, L. J. Carpenter, S. J. Andrews, R. T. Lidster, B. Dix, T. K. Koenig, R. Sinreich, I. Ortega, R. Volkamer, A. Saiz-Lopez, C. Prados-Roman, A. S. Mahajan, and C. Ordóñez (2016): Iodine's impact on tropospheric oxidants: a global model study in GEOS-Chem, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 1161-1186, doi:10.5194/acp-16-1161-2016.

  6. 2015

  7. Pope, R. J., Savage, N. H., Chipperfield, M. P., Ordóñez, C., and Neal, L. S. (2015): The influence of synoptic weather regimes on UK air quality: regional model studies of tropospheric column NO2, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 11201-11215, doi:10.5194/acp-15-11201-2015.

  8. Pope, R. J., M. P. Chipperfiled, N. H. Savage, C. Ordóñez, L. S. Neal, L. A. Lee, S. S. Dhomse, N. A. D. Richards and T. D. Keslake (2015): Evaluation of a regional air quality model using satellite column NO2: Treatment of observation errors and model boundary conditions and emissions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 15, 5611-5626.

  9. 2014

  10. Saiz-Lopez, A., R. P. Fernandez, C. Ordóñez, D. E. Kinnison, J. C. Gómez Martín, J-F. Lamarque and S. Tilmes (2014): Iodine chemistry in the troposphere and its effect on ozone, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 13119-13143.

  11. Neal, L.S., P. Agnew, S. Moseley, C. Ordóñez, N. H. Savage, and M. Tilbee (2014): Application of a statistical post-processing technique to a gridded, operational, air quality forecast, Atmos. Environ., 98, 385-393.

  12. 2013

  13. Hossaini, R., H. Mantle, M .P. Chipperfield, S. A. Montzka, P. Hamer, F. Ziska, B. Quack, K. Krüger, S. Tegtmeier, E. Atlas, S. Sala, A. Engel, H. Bönisch, T. Keber, D. Oram, G. Mills, C. Ordóñez, A. Saiz-Lopez, N. Warwick, Q. Liang, W. Feng, F. Moore, B. R. Miller, V. Marécal, N. A. D Richards, M. Dorf, and K. Pfeilsticker (2013): Evaluating global emission inventories of biogenic bromocarbons, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 11819-11838, doi:10.5194/acp-13-11819-2013.

  14. Savage, N. H., P. Agnew, L. S. Davis, C. Ordóñez, R. Thorpe, C. E. Johnson, F. M. O'Connor, and M. Dalvi (2013): Air quality modelling using the Met Office Unified Model (AQUM OS24-26): model description and initial evaluation, Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 353-372.

  15. Gómez Martín, J. C., A. S. Mahajan, T. D. Hay, C. Prados-Román, C. Ordóñez, S. M. MacDonald, J. M.C. Plane, M. Sorribas, M. Gil, J. F. Paredes Mora, M. V. Agama Reyes, D. E. Oram, E. Leedham, and A. Saiz-Lopez (2013): Iodine chemistry in the eastern Pacific marine boundary layer, DOI: 10.1002/jgrd.50132., J. Geophys. Res.

  16. 2012

  17. Mahajan, A. S., J. C. Gómez Martín, T. D. Hay, S.-J. Royer, S. Yvon-Lewis, Y. Liu, L. Hu, C. Prados-Roman, C. Ordóñez, J. M. C. Plane, and A. Saiz-Lopez (2012): Latitudinal distribution of reactive iodine in the Eastern Pacific and its link to open ocean sources, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 11609-11617.

  18. Hossaini, R., M. P. Chipperfield, S. Dhomse, C. Ordóñez, A. Saiz-Lopez, N. L. Abraham, A. Archibald, P. Braesicke, P. Telford, N. Warwick, X. Yang and J. Pyle (2012): Modelling future changes to the stratospheric source gas injection of biogenic bromocarbons, Geophys. Res. Lett., Volume 39, Issue 20, DOI: 10.1029/ 2012GL053401.

  19. A. Saiz-Lopez, J.-F. Lamarque, D. E. Kinnison, S. Tilmes, C. Ordóñez, J. J. Orlando, A. J. Conley, J. M. C. Plane, A. S. Mahajan, G. Sousa Santos, E. L. Atlas, D. R. Blake, S. P. Sander, S. Schauffler, A. M. Thompson, and G. Brasseur (2012): Estimating the climate significance of halogen-driven ozone loss in the tropical marine troposphere, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 3939-3949.

  20. Ordóñez, C., J.-F. Lamarque, S. Tilmes, D. E. Kinnison, E. L. Atlas, D. R. Blake, G. Sousa Santos, G. Brasseur, and A. Saiz-Lopez (2012): Bromine and iodine chemistry in a global chemistry-climate model: description and evaluation of very short-lived oceanic sources, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 1423-1447.

  21. 2010

  22. Elguindi, N., H. Clark, C. Ordóñez, V. Thouret, J. Flemming, O. Stein, V. Huijnen, P. Moinat, A. Inness, V.-H. Peuch, A. Stohl, S. Turquety, G. Athier, J.-P. Cammas, and M. Schultz (2010): Current status of the ability of the GEMS/MACC models to reproduce the tropospheric CO vertical distribution as measured by MOZAIC, Geosci. Model Dev., 3, 501-518.

  23. Ordóñez, C., N. Elguindi, O. Stein, V. Huijnen, J. Flemming, A. Inness, H. Flentje, E. Katragkou, P. Moinat, V.-H. Peuch, A. Segers, V. Thouret, G. Athier, M. van Weele, C. S. Zerefos, J.-P. Cammas, and M. G. Schultz (2010): Global model simulations of air pollution during the 2003 European heat wave, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 789-815.

  24. 2008

  25. Andreani-Aksosoyoglu, S., J. Keller, C. Ordóñez, M. Tinguely, M. Schultz, and A. S. H. Prévôt (2008): Influence of various emission scenarios on ozone in Europe, Ecological Modelling, 217 (3), 209-218.

  26. Tressol, M., C. Ordonez, R. Zbinden, J. Brioude, V. Thouret, C. Mari, P. Nedelec, J.-P. Cammas, H. Smit, H.-W. Patz, and A. Volz-Thomas (2008): Air pollution during the 2003 European heat wave as seen by MOZAIC airliners, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 2133-2150.

  27. 2007

  28. Ordóñez, C., D. Brunner, J. Staehelin, P. Hadjinicolaou, J. A. Pyle, M. Jonas, H. Wernli, and A. S. H. Prévôt (2007): Strong influence of lowermost stratospheric ozone on lower tropospheric background ozone changes over Europe, Geophys. Res. Lett., Vol. 34, No. 7, L07805, 10.1029/2006GL029113.

  29. Chevalier, F. Gheusi, R. Delmas, C. Ordóñez, C. Sarrat, R. Zbinden, V. Thouret, G. Athier, and J.-M. Cousin (2007): Influence of altitude on ozone levels and variability in the lower troposphere - a ground-based study for western Europe over the period 2001-2004, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 4311-4326.

  30. Liu, L, S. Andreani-Aksoyoglu, J. Keller, C. Ordóñez, W. Junkermann, C. Hak, G. O. Braathen, S. Reimann, M. Schultz, A. S. H. Prévôt, and I. S. A. Isaksen (2007): A photochemical modelling study of ozone and formaldehyde generation and budget in the Po basin, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D22303, doi:10.1029/2006JD008172.

  31. Steinbacher, M., C. Zellweger, B. Schwarzenbach, S. Bugmann, B. Buchmann, C. Ordóñez, A. S. H. Prevot, and C. Hueglin (2007): Nitrogen oxide measurements at rural sites in Switzerland: Bias of conventional measurement techniques, J. Geophys. Res., 112, D11307, doi:10.1029/2006JD007971.

  32. Liu, L., F. Flatøy, C. Ordóñez, G. O. Braathen, C. Hak, W. Junkermann, S. Andreani-Aksoyoglu, J. Mellqvist, B. Galle, A. S. H. Prévôt, and I. S. A. Isaksen (2007): Photochemical modelling in the Po basin with focus on formaldehyde and ozone, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 7, 121-137.

  33. 2006

  34. Imhof, D., E. Weingartner, A. S. H. Prévôt, C. Ordóñez, R. Kurtenbach, P. Wiesen, J. Rodler, P. Sturm, I. McCrae, Å. Sjödin, and U. Baltensperger (2006): Aerosol and NOx emission factors and submicron particle number size distributions in two road tunnels with different traffic regimes, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 6, 2215-2230.

  35. Ordóñez, C., A. Richter, M. Steinbacher, C. Zellweger, H. Nüß, J. P. Burrows, and A. S. H. Prévôt (2006): Comparison of 7 years of satellite-borne and ground-based tropospheric NO2 measurements around Milan, Italy, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D05310, doi:10.1029/2005JD006305.

  36. 2005

  37. Imhof, D., E. Weingartner, C. Ordóñez, R. Gehrig, M. Hill, B. Buchmann, and U. Baltensperger (2005): Real-world emission factors of fine and ultrafine aerosol particles for different traffic situations in Switzerland, Environ. Sci. Technol., 39, 8341-8350.

  38. Hak, C., I. Pundt, S. Trick, C. Kern, U. Platt, J. Dommen, C. Ordóñez, A. S. H. Prévôt, W. Junkermann, C. Astorga-Lloréns, B. R. Larsen, J. Mellqvist, A. Strandberg, Y. Yu, B. Galle, J. Kleffmann, J. C. Lörzer, G. O. Braathen, and R. Volkamer (2005): Intercomparison of four different in-situ techniques for ambient formaldehyde measurements in urban air, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 5, 2881-2900.

  39. Ordóñez, C., H. Mathis, M. Furger, S. Henne, C. Hüglin, J. Staehelin, and A. S. H. Prévôt (2005): Changes of daily surface ozone maxima in Switzerland in all seasons from 1992 to 2002 and discussion of summer 2003, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 5, 1187-1203.

  40. Steinbacher, M., J. Dommen, C. Ordóñez, S. Reimann, F. C. Grüebler, J. Staehelin, and A. S. H. Prévôt (2005): Volatile organic compounds in the Po Basin - Part A: anthropogenic VOCs, J. Atmos. Chem., 51, 271-291.

  41. Steinbacher, M., J. Dommen, C. Ordóñez, S. Reimann, F. C. Grüebler, J. Staehelin, S. Andreani-Aksoyoglu, and A. S. H. Prévôt (2005): Volatile organic compounds in the Po Basin - Part B: biogenic VOCs, J. Atmos. Chem., 51, 293-315.

 

Participation in Funded Research and Development Projects

  1. CAMS (Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service). Funding Agency: European Comission. PI: R. Engelen. 2015.

  2. UK Weather and Air Quality Forecast. Funding Agency: British Broadcast Corporation (BBC). PI: J. Hirst; R. Varley. 2012-2015.

  3. UK-AIR: UK National Air Quality Forecast. Funding Agency: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra). PI: P. Agnew. 2013-2015.

  4. AQUM (Air Quality in the Unified Model). Funding agency: UK Public Weather Service (PWS). PI: P. Agnew. 2008-2010 and 2012-2015.

  5. CHARLEX (Climate and HAlogen Reactivity tropicaL EXperiment). Funding Agency: MCINN (Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación, Spanish Government). PI: A. Saiz López; M. Gil. 2011-2012.

  6. GEMS (Global and regional Earth-system Monitoring using Satellite and in-situ data). Contract no. SIP4-CT-2004-516099. Funding agency: European Commission. PI: T. Hollingsworth and A. Simmons. 2006-2008.

  7. ARTEMIS (Assessment and Reliability of Transport Emission Models and Inventory Systems). DGTREN Contract 1999-RD.10429. Funding agency: European Commission. PI: D. Elst. 2005-2006

  8. TROZOS (TRends of OZOne in Switzerland). Funding agency: Swiss Federal Office for the Environment. PI: A. S. H. Prévôt, 2003-2004.

  9. FORMAT (Formaldehyde as a tracer of oxidation in the troposphere). Contract no. EVK2-CT-2001-00120. Funding agency: European Commission. PI: G. O. Braathen. 2002-2005.

  10. YOGAM (Year Of Gas phase and Aerosol Measurements). Funding agency: Swiss Federal Office for the Environment. PI: A. S. H. Prévôt, 2002-2003.

  11. ENVIREF (Environmental Monitoring of Refugee Camps Using High-Resolution Satellite Imagery). Contract no. ENV4-CT98-0762. Funding agency: European Commission. PI: O. M. Johannessen. 2000-2001.

  12. Control-Fire-Sat (Earth Observation Based Information Services for Forest Fire Management at European and Local Levels). Contract no. ENV4-CT97-0479. Funding agency: European Commission. PI: A. Yagüe Ballester. 1999-2000.