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Linda Brown

  • B. S. in Physics, Ohio State University (1968)
  • B. A. in Education, Ohio State University (1968)
  • Ph.D. in Physics, Florida State University (1976)

Research Interests
  • High resolution molecular spectroscopy in the infrared and visible wavelengths with fourier transform spectrometers
  • Remote sensing

Professional Experience
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory (1975 - present)
    • Molecular Spectroscopy Group Leader (2001-2004)
    • ATMOS team: Shuttle-based remote sensing (1984-1995)
    • Resident Research Associate, (19761977)
    • Consultant (1975)
  • Florida State University - Graduate Teaching Assistant, Physics Dept. (1972-1975)
  • High School Science and Math Teacher, Westerly, RI (1968-1971)

Selected Awards
  • 2 NASA Group Achievement Awards (ATMOS) (1987)
  • Visiting Professor (1 month terms), University of Dijon, FR (1981, 1987)

Selected Publications
  1. Malathy Devi, V., Benner, D.C., Smith, M. A. H., Brown, L. R. and Dulick, M., Multispectrum analysis of pressure broadening and pressure shift coefficients in the 12C 16O2 and 13C 16O2 laser bands, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transfer 76, 414-434 (2003).
  2. Malathy Devi, V., Benner, D.C., Smith, M. A. H. Rinsland, C. P., Brown, L. R. and Dulick, M., Absolute Intensities of the 12C 16O2 Laser bands near 10 µm, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transfer 76, 393-410 (2003).
  3. Giver, L. P., Brown, L. R., Chackerian, C. Jr., and Freedman, R. S., The rovibrational intensities of five absorption bands of 12C 16O2 between 5218 and 5340 cm-1, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transfer 78, 417-439 (2003).
  4. Toth, R. A. and Brown, L. R., Oxygen broadening parameters of water vapor: 1212-2136 cm-1, J. Mol. Spectrosc. 218, 135-150 (2003).
  5. Toth, R. A., Brown, L. R., and Cohen, E. A., Line Intensities of HNO3, J. Mol. Spectrosc. 218, 151-168 (2003).
  6. Brown, L. R., Benner, D. C., Champion, J. P, Devi, V. M., Fejard, L., Gamache, R. R., Gabard, T., Hilico, J . C., Lavorel, B., Loete, M., Mellau, G. Ch. , Nikitin, A., Pine, A. S., Predoi-Cross, A., Rinsland, C. P., Robert, O., Sams, R. L., Smith, M. A. H., Tashkun,, S. A. and Tyuterev, Vl. G., Methane line parameters in HITRAN, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transfer 82, 219-238 (2003).
  7. Flaud, J.-M , Piccolo, C., Carli, B., Perrin, A., Coudert, L. H., Teffo, J.-L. and Brown, L. R., Molecular line parameters for the MIPAS (Michelson Interferometer for Passive Atmospheric Sounding) experiment, Atmospheric and Oceanic Optics 16, 172-182, (2003) in Russian and in English.
  8. Kleiner, I., Tarrago, G., Cottaz, C., Sagui, L., Brown, L. R, Poynter, R. L., Pickett, H. M., Chen, P., Pearson, J. C., Sams, R. L., Blake, G. A., Matsuura, S. , Nemtchinov, V., Varanasi, P., Fusina, L., and Di Lonardo,G., NH3 and PH3 line parameters: 2000 HITRAN update and new results, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transfer 82, 293312 (2003).
  9. Rothman, L. S., Barbe, A., Benner, D. Chris, Brown, L. R., Camy-Peyret, C., Carleer, M. R., Chance, K., Clerbaux, C., Dana, V., Devi, V. M., Fayt, A., Flaud, J.-M., Gamache, R.R., Goldman, A., Jacquemart, D., Jucks, K.W., Lafferty, W. J., Mandin, J.-Y., Massie, S. T., Nemtchinov, V., Newnham, D. A., Perrin, A., Rinsland, C. P., Schroeder, J., Smith, K .M., Smith, M. A. H., Tang, K., Toth, R. A., Vander Auwera, J.,. Varanasi, P. and Yoshino, K., The HITRAN Molecular Spectroscopic Database: Edition of 2000 Including Updates through 2001, J. Quant. Spectrosc. Rad. Transfer 82, 5-44 (2003).
  10. Brault, J.W., Brown, L.R., Chackerian, C., Jr., Freedman, R., Predoi-Cross, A. and Pine, A.S. ,Self-broadened CO line shapes in the v=2-0 band, J. Mol. Spectosc. 222, 220-239 (2003).
  11. Miller C. E. and Brown L. R., Near Infrared Spectroscopy of Carbon Dioxide: 16O12C16O Line Positions (in press J. Mol. Spectrosc.).
  12. Brown, L. R., Nikitin, A., Benner, D. C., Devi, M. V., Smith, M. A. H., Fejard, L., Champion, J. P., Tyuterev, Vl. G., and Sams, R. L., Line intensities of CH3D in the Triad region: 6-10 µm, (in pressJ. Mol. Structure).
  13. Nizkorodov, S. A., Sander, S. P., and Brown, L. R., Temperature and Pressure Dependence of High-resolution Air-broadened Absorption Cross Sections of NO2 (415-525 nm) (in press J. Phys. Chem.)

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