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Steve Warren
Emeritus Professor
Professor, UW Dept of Atmospheric Sciences
Participating Faculty, UW Quaternary Research Center, UW Astrobiology Program
Office: ATG-524
Phone: 206-543-7230
Fax: 206-543-0489 (shared)
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Interests: Solar radiation processes, antarctic climate
Research Groups: Astrobiology, Climate and Paleoclimate, Glaciology, Quaternary Research

Education: Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Harvard University, 1973
Current Research:
Solar and infrared radiation processes in snow, clouds and sea ice. Antarctic climate. Infrared radiation in the Antarctic atmosphere. Oceanic processes on Snowball Earth. Recent changes in cloud cover and cloud types from surface observations.
Recent Publications:
Eastman, R., and S.G. Warren, 2010: Interannual variations of Arctic cloud types in relation to sea ice. J. Climate, 23, 4216-4232.

Doherty, S.J., S.G. Warren, T.C. Grenfell, A.D. Clarke, and R.E. Brandt, 2010: Light-absorbing impurities in Arctic snow. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 11647-11680.

Bøggild, C.E., R.E. Brandt, K.J. Brown, and S.G. Warren, 2010: The ablation zone in northeast Greenland: Ice types, albedos, and impurities. J. Glaciol., 56, 101-113.

Hudson, S.R., S.G. Warren, and S. Kato, 2010: A comparison of shortwave reflectance over the East Antarctic Plateau observed by CERES to that estimated from surface reflectance observations. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D20110, doi:10.1029/2010JD013912.

Light, B., R.E. Brandt, and S.G. Warren, 2009: Hydrohalite in cold sea ice: Laboratory observations of single crystals, surface accumulations, and migration rates under a temperature gradient, with application to “Snowball Earth.” J. Geophys. Res., 114, C07018, doi:10.1029/2008JC005211.

Warren, S.G., and R.E. Brandt, 2008: Optical constants of ice from the ultraviolet to the microwave: A revised compilation. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D14220, doi:10.1029/2007JD009744.