Selected Publications

(contact Dr. West if you have problems accessing any publications)

Cleland, S. E., M. L. Serre, A. G. Rappold, and J. J. West* (2021) Estimating the acute health impacts of fire-originated PM2.5 during the 2017 California Wildfires: Sensitivity to choices of inputs, GeoHealth, 5, e2021GH000414, doi: 10.1029/2021GH000414. (link)

Glotfelty, T., D. Ramirez-Mejia, J. Bowden, A. Ghilardi, and J. J. West (2021) Limitations of WRF land surface models for simulating land use and land cover change in Sub-Saharan Africa and development of an improved model (CLM-AF v. 1.0), Geoscientific Model Development, 14, 3215-3249, doi: 10.5194/gmd-14-3215-2021.(link)

Holloway, T., D. Miller, S. Anenberg, M. Diao, B. Duncan, A. M. Fiore, D. Henze, J. Hess, P. Kinney, Y. Liu, J. L. Neu, S. O’Neill, M. T. Odman, R. B. Pierce, A. Russell, D. Tong, J. J. West, M. A. Zondlo (in press) Satellite monitoring for air quality and health, Annual Review of Biomedical Data Science, doi: 10.1146/annurev-biodatasci-110920-093120.

O’Neill, S, M. Diao, S. Raffuse, M. Al-Hamdan, M. Barik, Y. Jia, S. Reid, Y. Zou, D. Tong, J. J. West, J. Wilkins, A. Marsha, F. Freedman, J. Vargo, N. Larkin, E. Alvarado, and P. Loesche (in press) A multi-analysis approach for estimating regional health impacts from the 2017 Northern California Wildfires, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association.

DeLang, M. N., J. S. Becker, K.-L. Chang, M. L. Serre, O. R. Cooper, M. G. Schultz, S. Schroder, X. Lu, L. Zhang, M. Deushi, B. Josse, C. A. Keller, J.-F. Lamarque, M. Lin, J. Liu, V. Marecal, S. A. Strode, K. Sudo, S. Tilmes, S. Cleland, E. Collins, M. Brauer, and J. J. West (2021) Mapping yearly fine resolution global surface ozone through the Bayesian Maximum Entropy data fusion of observations and model output for 1990-2017, Environmental Science & Technology, 55, 4389-4398, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.0c07742. (link)

Zhang, Y., J. J. West, L. K. Emmons, J. Flemming, J. E. Jonson, M. T. Lund, T. Sekiya, K. Sudo, A. Gaudel, K.-L. Chang, P. Nedelec, and V. Thouret (2021) Contributions of world regions to the global tropospheric ozone burden change from 1980 to 2010, Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2020GL089184, doi: 10.1029/2020GL089184. (link)


GBD 2019 Risk Factor Collaborators (>100 authors including J. J. West, M. N. DeLang, J. S. Becker, K.-L. Chang) (2020) Global burden of 87 risk factors in 204 countries and territories, 1990-2019: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2019, Lancet, 396: 1223-49, doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(20)30752-2. (link)

Hess, J. J., N. Ranadive, C. Boyer, L. Aleksandrowicz, S. C. Anenberg, K. Aunan, K. Belesova, M. L. Bell, S. Bickersteth, K. Bowen, M. Burden, D. Campbell-Lendrum, E. Carlton, G. Cisse, F. Cohen, H. Dai, A. D. Dangour, P. Dasgupta, H. Frumkin, P. Gong, R. J. Gould, A. Haines, S. Hales, I. Hamilton, T. Hasegawa, M. Hashizume, Y. Honda, D. E. Horton, A. Karambelas, H. Kim, S. E. Kim, P. L. Kinney, I. Kone, K. Knowlton, J. Lelieveld, V. S. Limaye, Q. Liu, L. Madaniyazi, M. E. Martinez, D. L. Mauzerall, J. Milner, T. Neville, M. Nieuwenhuijsen, S. Pachauri, F. Perera, H. Pineo, J. V. Remais, R. K. Saari, J. Sampedro, P. Scheelbeek, J. Schwartz, D. Shindell, P. Shyamsundar, T. J. Taylor, C. Tonne, D. Van Vuuren, C. Wang, N. Watts, J. J. West, P. Wilkinson, S. A. Wood, J. Woodcock, A. Woodward, Y. Xie, Y. Zhang, and K. L. Ebi (2020) Guidelines for modeling and reporting health effects of climate change mitigation actions, Environmental Health Perspectives, 128(11): 115001, doi: 10.1290/EHP6745. (link)

Cleland, S. E., J. J. West, Y. Jia, S. Reid, S. Raffuse, S. O’Neill, and M. L. Serre (2020) Estimating wildfire smoke concentrations during the October 2017 California fires through BME space/time data fusion of observed, modeled, and satellite-derived PM2.5, Environmental Science & Technology, 54(21): 13439-13447, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.0c03761. (link)

Anenberg, S. C., M. Bindl, M. Brauer, J. J. Castillo, S. Cavalieri, B. N. Duncan, A. M. Fiore, R. Fuller, D. L. Goldberg, D. K. Henze, J. Hess, T. Holloway, P. James, X. Jin, I. Kheirbek, P. L. Kinney, Y. Liu, A. Mohegh, J. Patz, M. P. Jimenez, A. Roy, D. Tong, K. Walker, N. Watts, and J. J. West (2020) Using satellites to track indicators of global air pollution and climate change impacts: Lessons learned from a NASA-supported science-stakeholder collaborative, GeoHealth, 4: e2020GH000270, doi: 10.1029/2020GH000270. (link)

Ou, Y., J. J. West, S. J. Smith, C. G. Nolte, and D. H. Loughlin (2020) Air pollution control strategies that directly limit future national health damages in the US, Nature Communications, 11: 957, doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-14783-2. (link)


Ou, Y., S. J. Smith, J. J. West, C. G. Nolte, and D. H. Loughlin (2019) State-level drivers of future fine particulate matter mortality in the US, Environmental Research Letters, 14: 124071, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ab59cb. (link)

Albuquerque, T. T. de A., J. J. West, M. de F. Andrade, R. Y. Ynoue, W. L. Andreao, F. S. dos Santos, F. M. Maciel, R. Pedruzzi, V. de O. Mateus, J. A. Martins, L. D. Martins, E. G. S. Nascimento, D. M. Moreira (2019) Analysis of PM2.5 concentrations under pollutant emission controls strategies in the metropolitan area of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, doi: 10.1007/s11356-019-06447-6.

Chang, K.-L., O. R. Cooper, J. J. West, M. L. Serre, M. G. Schultz, M. Lin, V. Marecal, B. Josse, M. Deushi, K. Sudo, J. Liu, and C. A. Keller (2019) A new method (M3Fusion v1) for combining observations and multiple model output for an improved estimate of the global surface ozone distribution, Geoscientific Model Development, 12, 955-978, (link)


GBD 2017 Risk Factor Collaborators (>100 authors including J. J. West ) (2018) Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 84 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks of clusters of risks for 195 countries and territories, 1990-2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017, Lancet, 392: 1923-1994. (link)

Zhang, Y., J. J. West, R. Mathur, J. Xing, C. Hogrefe, S. J. Roselle, J. O. Bash, J. E. Pleim, C.-M. Gan, D. C. Wong (2018) Long-term trends in the ambient PM2.5– and O3-related mortality burdens in the United States under emission reductions from 1990 to 2010, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 18: 15003-15016, (link)

Liang, C.-K., J. J. West, R. A. Silva, H. Bian, M. Chin, Y. Davila, F. J. Dentener, L. Emmons, J. Flemming, G. Folberth, D. Henze, U. Im, J. E. Jonson, T. J. Keating, T. Kucsera, A. Lenzen, M. Lin M. T. Lund, X. Pan, R. J. Park, R. B. Pierce, T. Sekiya, K. Sudo, and T. Takemura (2018) HTAP2 multi-model estimates of premature human mortality due to intercontinental transport of air pollution and emission sectors, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 18: 10497-10520, (link)

Im, U., J. Brandt, C. Geels, K. M. Hansen, J. H. Christensen, M. S. Andersen, E. Solazzo, I. Kioutsioukis, U. Alyuz, A. Balzarini, R. Baro, R. Bellasio, R. Bianconi, J. Bieser, A. Colette, G. Curci, A. Farrow, J. Flemming, A. Fraser, P. Jimenez-Guerrero, N. Kitwiroon, C. K. Liang, U. Nopmongcol, G. Pirovano, L. Pozzoli, M. Prank, R. Rose, R. Sokhi, P. Tuccella, A. Unal, M. G. Vivanco, J. J. West, G. Yarwood, C. Hogrefe, and S. Galmarini (2018) Assessment and economic valuation of air pollution impacts on human health over Europe and the United States as calculated by a multi-model ensemble in the framework of AQMEII3, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 18, 5967-5989, (link)

Ou, Y., W. Shi, S. J. Smith, C. M. Ledna, J. J. West, C. G. Nolte, and D. H. Loughlin (2018) Estimating environmental co-benefits of U.S. low-carbon pathways using an integrated assessment model with state-level resolution, Applied Energy, 216: 482-493, (link)

Shaddick, G., M. L. Thomas, A. Green, M. Brauer, A. van Donkelaar, R. Burnett, H. H. Chang, A. Cohen, R. Van Dingenen, C. Dora, S. Gumy, Y. Liu, R. Martin, L. A. Waller, J. J. West, J. V. Zidek, and A. Pruss-Ustun (2018) Data Integration Model for Air Quality: A Hierarchical Approach to the Global Estimation of Exposures to Ambient Air Pollution, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series C (Applied Statistics), 67(1): 231-253, doi: 10.1111/rssc.12227. (link)


Zhang, Y., S. J. Smith, J. H. Bowden, Z. Adelman, and J. J. West (2017) Co-benefits of global, domestic, and sectoral greenhouse gas mitigation for US air quality and human health in 2050, Environmental Research Letters, 12: 114033, 11 p., doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/aa8f76. (link)

Silva, R. A., J. J. West, J.-F. Lamarque, D. T. Shindell, W. J. Collins, G. Faluvegi, G. Folberth, L. W. Horowitz, T. Nagashima, V. Naik, S. Rumbold, K. Sudo, T. Takemura, D. Bergmann, P. Cameron-Smith, R. M. Doherty, B. Josse, I. A. MacKenzie, D. S. Stevenson, and G. Zeng (2017) Future global mortality from changes in air pollution attributable to climate change, Nature Climate Change, 7: 647-652, doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE3354. (link)


Woody, M. C., H.-W. Wong, J. J. West, and S. Arunachalam (2016) Multiscale predictions of aviation-attributable PM2.5 for U.S. airports modeled using CMAQ with plume-in-grid and an aircraft-specific 1-D emission model, Atmospheric Environment, 147: 384-394, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.10.016. (link)

Zhang, Y., O. R. Cooper, A. Gaudel, P. Nedelec, S.-Y. Ogino, A. M. Thompson, and J. J. West (2016) Tropospheric ozone change from 1980 to 2010 dominated by equatorward redistribution of emissions, Nature Geoscience, 9: 875-879, doi: 10.1038/NGEO02827.(link) (News: UNC, Science Daily, CBC, Atlantic CityLab,

Silva, R. A., J. J. West, J.-F. Lamarque, D. T. Shindell, W. J. Collins, S. Dalsoren, G. Faluvegi, G. Folberth, L. W. Horowitz, T. Nagashima, V. Naik, S. Rumbold, R. Skeie, K. Sudo, T. Takemura, D. Bergmann, P. Cameron-Smith, I. Cionni, R. M. Doherty, V. Eyring, B. Josse, I. A. MacKenzie, D. Plummer, M. Righi, D. S. Stevenson, S. Strode, S. Szopa, and G. Zeng (2016) The effect of future ambient air pollution on human premature mortality to 2100 using output from the ACCMIP model ensemble, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 16: 9847-9862, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-9847-2016. (link)

Zhang, Y., J. H. Bowden, Z. Adelman, V. Naik, L. Horowitz, S. J. Smith, and J. J. West (2016) Co-benefits of global and regional greenhouse gas mitigation for US air quality in 2050, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 16: 9533-9548, doi: 10.5194/acp-16-9533-2016. (link)

Silva, R. A., Z. Adelman, M. M. Fry, and J. J. West (2016) The impact of individual anthropogenic emission sectors on the global burden of human mortality due to ambient air pollution, Environmental Health Perspectives,124(11): 1776-1784, doi: 10.1289/EHP177.(link) (News: UNC)

West, J. J., A. Cohen, F. Dentener, B. Burnekreef, T. Zhu, B. Armstrong, M. L. Bell, M. Brauer, G. Carmichael, D. L. Costa, D. W. Dockery, M. Kleeman, M. Krzyzanowski, N. Künzli, C. Liousse, S. C. C. Lung, R. V. Martin, U. Pöschl, C. A. Pope III, J. M. Roberts, A. G. Russell, C. Wiedinmyer (2016) What we breathe impacts our health: improving understanding of the link between air pollution and health, Environmental Science & Technology, 50: 4895-4904, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.5b03827. (link) (News: UNC)

Couzo, E., McCann, J. B., W. Vizuete, S. Blumsack, and J. J. West (2016) Modeled response of ozone to electricity generation emissions in the northeastern United States using three sensitivity techniques, Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 66(5): 456-469, doi: 10.1080/10962247.2016.1143412. (link)

Tinling, M. A., J. J. West, W. E. Cascio, V. Kilaru, and A. G. Rappold (2016) Repeating cardiopulmonary health effects in rural North Carolina population during a second large peat wildfire, Environmental Health, 15: 12, doi: 10.1186/s12940-016-0093-4. (link)


Woody, M. C., J. J. West, S. H. Jathar, A. L. Robinson, and S. Arunachalam (2015) Estimates of non-traditional secondary organic aerosols from aircraft SVOC and IVOC emissions using CMAQ, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 15, 6929-6942, doi: 10.5194/acp-15-6929-2015. (link)


Chambliss, S. E., R. Silva, J. J. West, M. Zeinali, and R. Minjares (2014) Estimating source-attributable health impacts of ambient particulate matter exposure: global premature mortality from surface transportation emissions in 2005, Environmental Research Letters, 9, 104009, 10 p., doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/9/10/104009. (link)

Cameron, C., W. Yelverton, R. Dodder, and J. J West (2014) Strategic responses to CO2 emission reduction targets drive shift in U.S. electric sector water use, Energy Strategy Reviews, 4, 16-27, doi: 101016/j.esr.2014.07.003. (link)

Anenberg, S. C., J. J. West, H. Yu, M. Chin, M. Schulz, D. Bergmann, I. Bey, H. Bian, T. Diehl, A. Fiore, P. Hess, E. Marmer, V. Montanaro, R. Park, D. Shindell, and T. Takemura (2014) Impacts of intercontinental transport of aerosols on human mortality, Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health, 7(3), 369-379, doi: 10.1007/s11869-014-0248-9. (link)

Fry, M. M., M. D. Schwarzkopf, Z. Adelman, and J. J. West (2014) Air quality and radiative forcing impacts of volatile organic compound emissions from ten world regions, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 14, 523-535, doi: 10.5194/acpd-14-523-2014. (link)


West, J. J., S. J. Smith, R. A. Silva, V. Naik, Y. Zhang, Z. Adelman, M. M. Fry, S. Anenberg, L. W. Horowitz, and J.-F. Lamarque (2013) Co-benefits of global greenhouse gas mitigation for future air quality and human health, Nature Climate Change, 3, 885-889, doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2009. (link) (News: UNC, Guardian, CBS, New Scientist , National Geographic , German Public Radio)

Rissman, J., S. Arunachalam, M. Woody, J. J. West, T. BenDor, and F. Binkowski (2013) A plume-in-grid approach to characterize air quality impacts of aircraft emissions at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 13, 9285-9302, doi: 10.5194/acp-13-9285-2013. (link)

Rissman, J., S. Arunachalam, T. BenDor, and J. J. West (2013) Equity and health impacts of aircraft emissions at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport, Landscape and Urban Planning, 14 p., doi: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2013.07.010. (link)

Silva, R. A., J. J. West, Y. Zhang, S. C. Anenberg, J.-F. Lamarque, D. T. Shindell, D. Bergmann, T. K. Berntsen, P. Cameron-Smith, W. J. Collins, S. J. Ghan, B. Josse, T. Nagashima, V. Naik, D. Plummer, J. M. Rodriguez, S. Szopa, and G. Zeng (2013) Global premature mortality due to anthropogenic outdoor air pollution and the contribution of past climate change, Environmental Research Letters, 8, 034005, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/034005. (link) (News: UNC, CNN, LA Times, Guardian, NASA)

Fry, M. M., M. D. Schwarzkopf, Z. Adelman, V. Naik, W. J. Collins, and J. J. West (2013) Net radiative forcing and air quality responses to regional CO emission reductions, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 13, 5381-5399, doi:10.5194/acp-13-5381-2013. (link) (News: UNC)

Punger, E. M., and J. J. West (2013) The effect of grid resolution on estimates of the burden of ozone and fine particulate matter on premature mortality in the United States, Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health, early online access, doi: 10.1007/s11869-013-0197-8. (link)

Collins, W. J., M. M. Fry, H. Yu, J. S. Fuglestvedt, D. T. Shindell, and J. J. West (2013) Global and regional temperature-change potentials for near-term climate forcers, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 13, 2471-2485, doi:10.5194/acp-13-2741-2013. (link)

Yu, H., M. Chin, J. J. West, C. S. Atherton, N. Bellouin, D. Bergmann, I. Bey, H. Bian, T. Diehl, G. Forberth, P. Hess, M. Schulz, D. Shindell, T. Takemura, and Q. Tan (2013) A multimodel assessment of the influence of regional anthropogenic emission reductions on aerosol direct radiative forcing and the role of intercontinental transport, Journal of Geophysical Research, 118: D018148, doi: 10.1029/2012JD018148. (link)


Fry, M. M., V. Naik, J. J. West, M. D. Schwarzkopf, A. M. Fiore, F. J. Dentener, D. T. Shindell, P. Hess, O. Wild, B. N. Duncan, S. Szopa, C. Atherton, D. Bergmann, M. Schultz, I. A. MacKenzie, E. Marmer, and G. Zeng (2012) The influence of ozone precursor emissions from four world regions on tropospheric composition and radiative climate forcing, Journal of Geophysical Research, 117: D07306, doi: 10.1029/2011JD017134. (link) (Supporting Information)

Anenberg, S. C., J. Schwartz, D. Shindell, M. Amann, G. Faluvegi, Z. Klimont, G. Janssens-Maenhout, L. Pozzoli, R. Van Dingenen, E. Vignati, L. Emberson, N. Z. Muller, J. J. West, M. Williams, V. Demkine, W. K. Hicks, J. Kuylenstierna, F. Raes, and V. Ramanathan (2012) Global air quality and health co-benefits of mitigating near-term climate change through methane and black carbon emission controls Environmental Health Perspectives, 120: 831-839, doi:10.1289/ehp/1104301. (link) (News: UNC)

West, J. J., A. M. Fiore, and L. W. Horowitz (2012) Managing ozone air quality by reducing methane emissions: abatement costs and mortality benefits in scenarios to 2030, Climatic Change, 114 (3-4): 441-461, doi:10.1007/s10584-012-0426-4. (link) (News: UNC)


Smith, S. J., J. J. West, and P. Kyle (2011) Economically consistent long-term scenarios for air pollutant and greenhouse gas emissions, Climatic Change, 108: 619-627. (link)

Johnson, T. M., S. Guttikunda, G. J. Wells, P. Artaxo, T. C. Bond, A. G. Russell, J. G. Watson, and J. West (2011) Tools for Improving Air Quality Management: A Review of Top-down Source Apportionment Techniques and Their Application in Developing Countries, World Bank Energy Sector Management Assistance Program, Formal Report 339/11, The World Bank Group, Washington, DC. (link)

Anenberg S, S. C., K. Talgo, P. Dolwick, C. Jang, S. Arunachalam, and J. J. West (2011) Impacts of global, regional, and sectoral black carbon emission reductions on surface air quality and human mortality, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 11: 7253-7267, doi: 10.5194/acp-11-7253-2011.(link)

Woody, M. C., B. H. Baek, Z. Adelman, M. Omary, Y. F. Lam, J. J. West, and S. Arunachalam (2011) An assessment of aviation’s contribution to current and future fine particulate matter in the United States, Atmospheric Environment, 45: 3424-3433, doi: 101016/j.atmonsenv.2011.03.041.(pdf)

West, J. J., L. Emberson, E. Ainsworth, S. C. Anenberg, S. Arnold, M. Ashmore, R. Atkinson, N. Bellouin, A. Cohen, B. Collins, P. Delmelle, R. Doherty, N. Farah, J. Fuhrer, K. Hicks, T. Holloway, K. Kobayashi, J. Liu, D. Mauzerall, L. Mercado, G. Mills, M. Sanderson, D. Shindell, S. Sitch, D. Stevenson, J-P Tuovinen, R. van Dingenen, J. Wang, H. Yu, C. Zdanowicz (2010) Impacts on Health, Ecosystems, and Climate, Chapter 5 in Hemispheric Transport of Air Pollution: Part A: Ozone and Particulate Matter, F. Dentener, T. Keating and H. Akimoto (Eds.), Air Pollution Studies No. 17, Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva. (link: look under “Assessment Reports/HTAP 2010”)

Li, Y., J. MacDonald Gibson, P. Jat, G. Puggioni, M. Hasan, J. J. West, W. Vizuete, K. Sexton, and M. Serre (2010) Burden of disease attributed to anthropogenic air pollution in the United Arab Emirates: Estimates based on observed air quality data, Science of the Total Environment. (pdf)

Anenberg, S. C., L. W. Horowitz, D. Q. Tong, and J. J. West (2010) An estimate of the global burden of anthropogenic ozone and fine particulate matter on premature human mortality using atmospheric modeling, Environmental Health Perspectives, 118(9): 1189-1195. (pdf) (News: IGAC Newsletter)


West, J. J., V. Naik, L. W. Horowitz, and A. M. Fiore (2009) Effect of regional precursor emission controls on long-range ozone transport – Part 2: steady-state changes in ozone air quality and impacts on human mortality, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics, 9, 6095-6107. (pdf)

West, J. J., V. Naik, L. W. Horowitz, and A. M. Fiore (2009) Effect of regional precursor emission controls on long-range ozone transport – Part 1: short-term changes in ozone air quality, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics. 9, 6077-6093. (pdf)

Anenberg, S. C., J. J. West, A. M. Fiore, D. A. Jaffe, M. J. Prather, D. Bergmann, C. Cuvelier, F. J. Dentener, B. N. Duncan, M. Gauss, P. Hess, J. E. Jonson, A. Lupu, I. A. MacKenzie, E. Marmer, R. J. Park, M. Sanderson, M. Schultz, D. T. Shindell, S. Szopa, M. Garcia Vivanco, O. Wild, and G. Zeng (2009) Intercontinental impacts of ozone pollution on human mortality, Environmental Science & Technology, 43: 6482-6487. (pdf) (News: New Scientist, Orange County Register)

Sillman, S., and J. J. West (2009) Reactive nitrogen in Mexico City and its relation to ozone-precursor sensitivity: results from photochemical models, Atmospheric Chemistry & Physics. 9, 3477-3489. (pdf)


Fiore, A. M., J. J. West, L. W. Horowitz, V. Naik, and M. D. Schwarzkopf (2008) Characterizing the tropospheric ozone response to methane emission controls and the benefits to climate and air quality, Journal of Geophysical Research, 113: D08307, doi: 10.1029/2007JD009162. (pdf)

Duncan, B. N., J. J. West, Y. Yoshida, A. M. Fiore, and J. Ziemke (2008) The influence of European pollution on the air quality in the Near East and northern Africa, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 8: 2267-2283. (pdf)


West, J. J., S. Szopa, and D. A. Hauglustaine (2007) Human mortality effects of future concentrations of tropospheric ozone, Comptes Rendus de l’Academe des Sciences – Geoscience, 339: 775-783, doi: 10.1016/j.crte.2007.08.005. (pdf)

West, J. J., A. M. Fiore, V. Naik, L. W. Horowitz, M. D. Schwarzkopf, and D. L. Mauzerall (2007) Ozone air quality and radiative forcing consequences of changes in ozone precursor emissions, Geophysical Research Letters, 34: L06806, doi: 10.1029/2006GL029173. (pdf) (News: NPR Morning Edition)

Stevens, G. A., B. de Foy, J. J. West, M. A. Zavala, and J. I. Levy (2007) Developing intake fraction estimates with limited data: comparison of methods in Mexico City, Atmospheric Environment, 41: 3672-3683, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2006.12.051. (pdf)


Fiore, A. M., L. W. Horowitz, E. J. Dlugokencky, and J. J. West (2006) Impact of meteorology and emissions on methane trends, 1990-2004, Geophysical Research Letters, 33: L12809, doi: 10.1029/2006GL026199. (pdf) (News: NOAA)

West, J. J., A. M. Fiore, L. W. Horowitz, and D. L. Mauzerall (2006) Global health benefits of mitigating ozone pollution with methane emission controls, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 103(11): 3988-3993, doi: 10.1073/pnas.0600201103. (pdf) (News: NY Times, SciDev, Princeton, Wash Post, EC News, E & E News)


West, J. J., and A. M. Fiore (2005) Management of tropospheric ozone by reducing methane emissions, Environmental Science & Technology, 39(13): 4685-4691, doi:10.1021/es048629f. (pdf) (pdf – no library access) (News)

Bergin, M., J. J. West, T. J. Keating, and A. G. Russell (2005) Regional atmospheric pollution and transboundary air quality management, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 30:1-37, doi:10.1146/ (pdf)

Keating, T., J. West, and D. Jaffe (2005) Air quality impacts of intercontinental transport, EM (Environmental Management), Oct. 2005, 28-30.

San Martini, F., J. J. West, B. de Foy, L. T. Molina, M. J. Molina, G. Sosa, and G. J. McRae (2005) Modeling inorganic aerosols and their response to changes in precursor concentration in Mexico City, Journal Air & Waste Management Assoc., 55(6): 803-815. (pdf)


West, J. J., M. A. Zavala, L. T. Molina, M. J. Molina, F. San Martini, G. J. McRae, G. Sosa-Iglesias, and J. L. Arriaga-Colina (2004) Modeling ozone photochemistry and evaluation of hydrocarbon emissions in the Mexico City metropolitan area, Journal of Geophysical Research, 109: D19312, doi:10.1029/2004JD004614. (pdf)

West, J. J., P. Osnaya, I. Laguna, J. Martinez, and A. Fernandez (2004) Co-control of urban air pollutants and greenhouse gases in Mexico City, Environmental Science & Technology, 38: 3474-3481, doi: 10.1021/es034716. (pdf) (pdf – no library access)

Keating, T. J., J. J. West, and A. Farrell (2004) Prospects for international management of intercontinental air pollutant transport, in A. Stohl, Ed., Intercontinental Transport of Air Pollution, Springer, p. 295-320, doi: 10.1007/b94532. (pdf)

Arriaga-Colina, J. L., J. J. West, G. Sosa, S. S. Escalona, R. M. Orduñez, and A. D. M. Cervantes (2004) Measurements of VOCs in Mexico City (1992-2001) and evaluation of VOCs and CO in the emissions inventory, Atmospheric Environment, 38: 2523-2533, doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2004.01.033. (pdf)

2003 and Before

Molina, M. J., L. T. Molina, J. J. West, G. Sosa, C. Sheinbaum, F. San Martini, M. A. Zavala, and G. McRae (2002) Air pollution science in the MCMA: understanding source-receptor relationships through emissions inventories, measurements and modeling, in L. T. Molina and M. J. Molina (eds.) Air Quality in the Mexico Megacity, Kluwer, Boston, pp. 137-202.

West, J. J., H. Dowlatabadi, and M. J. Small (2001) Storms, investor decisions, and the economic impacts of sea level rise, Climatic Change, 48: 317-342. (pdf)

West, J. J., A. S. Ansari, and S. N. Pandis (1999) Marginal PM2.5: nonlinear aerosol mass response to sulfate reductions in the eastern US, Journal Air & Waste Management Assoc., 49(12): 1415-1424. (pdf)

West, J. J., and H. Dowlatabadi (1999) On assessing the economic impacts of sea level rise on developed coasts, in Climate, Change and Risk, T. E. Downing, A. J. Olsthoorn, and R. S. J. Tol (eds.), Routledge, London, pp. 205-220.

West, J. J., C. Pilinis, A. Nenes, and S. N. Pandis (1998) Marginal direct climate forcing by atmospheric aerosols, Atmospheric Environment, 32(14/15): 2531-2542. (pdf)

West, J. J., C. Hope, and S. N. Lane (1997) Climate change and energy policy: the impacts and implications of aerosols, Energy Policy, 25(11): 923-939. (pdf)