Ann Marie Carlton

Ann Marie G. Carlton, Ph.D., P.E.
Dr. Carlton is an associate professor of Chemistry at the University of California in Irvine. Prior to joining the faculty of the UC system she was an assistant professor at Rutgers University. Ann Marie has ten years of Federal experience as an environmental engineer and research physical scientist with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Dr. Carlton in the scientific leader of the Southern Oxidant and Aerosol Study, a multi-million dollar atmospheric chemistry field campaign funded by multiple public and private institutions. A passionate researcher, Dr. Carlton studies how emissions from human activity and their chemical transformation during atmospheric transport drive critical issues surrounding air quality and climate change. She conducts atmospheric modeling, organizes and conducts field and laboratory studies to investigate these topics with the ultimate goal of informing policymakers so society can develop effective strategies that protect human health, ecosystems, agricultural economies and security. Her favorite science involves formation of secondary organic aerosol through cloud processing and aerosol water chemistry. Dr. Carlton is the author of 60 peer-reviewed publications and her works have been cited nearly 3000 times.

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