Publications

Aryal, Y. and S.M. Evans, Global dust variability explained by drought sensitivity in CMIP6 models, Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, doi: 10.1029/2021JF006073

Cluett, A.A., E.K. Thomas, S.M. Evans and P.W. Keys, Seasonal variations in moisture origin explain spatial contrast in precipitation isotope seasonality on coastal west Greenland, Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, doi: 10.1029/2020JD033543

Evans, S.M., E. Dawson, and P. A. Ginoux (2020): Linear relation between shifting ITCZ and dust hemispheric asymmetry, Geophysical Research Letters, 47, doi: 10.1029/2020GL090499

Evans, S.M., S. Malyshev, P. A. Ginoux, and E. Shevliakova (2019): The impacts of the dust radiative effect on vegetation growth in the Sahel, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33, 1582-1593, doi: 10.1029/2018GB006128

Evans, S.M., R.T. Marchand, T.P. Ackerman, L.J. Donner, J.-C. Golaz, and C. Seman (2017): Diagnosing cloud biases in the GFDL AM3 model with atmospheric classification, Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 122, 12,827 – 12,844., doi: 10.1002/2017JD027163.

Evans, S.M., P.A. Ginoux, S. Malyshev, and E. Shevliakova (2016): Climate – vegetation interaction and amplification of Australian dust variability, Geophysical Research Letters, 43, doi: 10.1002/2016GL071016.

Evans, S.M., R.T. Marchand, and T.P. Ackerman (2014): Variability of the Australian monsoon and precipitation trends at Darwin, Journal of Climate, 27, 8487-8500, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00422.1.

Muhlbauer, A., T.P. Ackerman, J.M. Comstock, G.S. Diskin, S.M. Evans, R.P Lawson, and R.T. Marchand (2014): Impact of large-scale dynamics on the microphysical properties of mid-latitude cirrus.  Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 119, 3976-3996, doi: 10.1002/2013JD020035.

Evans, S.M., R.T. Marchand, T.P. Ackerman, and N. Beagley (2012): Identification and analysis of atmospheric states and associated cloud properties for Darwin, Australia.  Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, 117, D06204, doi: 10.1029/2011JD017010.

In progress

Aryal, Y., and Evans, S.M., Trends in US dust frequency and intensity: role of climate and local meteorology, Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, in prep

Evans, S.M., Weather pattern variability produces dust variability in the North American Great Plains, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, in prep

From my time as an astronomer
Vestrand, W.T.,  J.A. Wren, P.R. Wozniak, R. Aptekar, S. Golentskii, V. Pal’shin, T. Sakamoto, R.R. White, S.M. Evans, D. Casperson, and E. Fenimore (2006): Energy input and response from prompt and early optical afterglow emission in gamma-ray bursts.  Nature.  442, 172-175.

Wozniak, P.R., W.T. Vestrand, J.A. Wren, R.R. White, S.M. Evans, and D. Casperson (2006): Raptor observations of delayed explosive activity in the high-redshift gamma-ray burst GRB 060206.  Astrophysical Journal, 642, L99-L102.

White, R.R., S.M. Evans, W.T. Vestrand, M.S. Warren, J.A. Wren, P.R. Wozniak (2006): Thinking telescopes and the future astronomical meta-network.  Astronomische Nachrichten, 327, 758-762.

Wozniak, P.R., W.T. Vestrand, J.A. Wren, R.R. White, S.M. Evans, and D. Casperson (2005): Raptor observations of the early optical afterglow from GRB 050319.  Astrophysical Journal, 627, L13-L16.

Vestrand, W.T., P.R. Wozniak, J.A. Wren, E.E. Fenimore, T. Sakamoto, R.R. White, D. Casperson, H. Davis, S.M. Evans, M. Galassi, K.E. McGowan, J.A. Schier, J.W. Asa, S.D. Barthelmy, J.R. Cummings, N. Gehreis, D. Hullinger, H.A. Krimm, C.B. Markwardt, K. McLean, D. Palmer, A. Parsons, and J. Tueller (2005): A link between prompt optical and prompt gamma-ray emission in gamma-ray bursts.  Nature.  435.  178-180.