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Stanley Sander
Group Supervisor

Education
  • B.A. in Physics, Pomona College (1974)
  • M.S. in Environmental Engineering Science, California Institute of Technology (1975)
  • Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering Science, California Institute of Technology (1980)

Research Interests
  • Laboratory photochemistry, spectroscopy and kinetics studies of elementary processes important in the atmospheres of Earth and the planets
  • Measurements of atmospheric composition by ground-based remote sensing using advanced instrumental methods such as UV-Visible-NIR interferometry, polarimetry and high resolution spectroscopy
  • Analysis of global satellite data to understand mechanisms of atmospheric transformations, dynamics and long-term trends important for tropospheric air quality, solar radiation and climate change

Projects

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Chemical Kinetics and Photochemical Data for Use in Atmospheric Studies

JIFRESSE Icon JIFRESSE
JIFRESSE is a scientific collaboration between UCLA and JPL to improve understanding and to develop future projections about global climate change.

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The Megacities Carbon Project is being established for the megacities of Los Angeles and Paris.


Professional Experience
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory
    • Senior Research Scientist (1996-Present)
    • Lead Scientist, Atmospheric Chemistry Research Element (1994-1996)
    • Manager, Atmospheric and Oceanographic Sciences Section (1992-1994)
    • Leader, Chemical Kinetics and Photochemistry Group (1988-Present)
    • Member of the Technical Staff (1979-1988)
    • Research Assistant, Physics Section (1971-1979)
  • University of California at Los Angeles
    • Fellow Joint Institute for Regional Earth Science and Engineering (JIFRESSE) (2008-Present)
    • Visiting Lecturer, Department of Atmospheric Sciences 1996
  • California Institute of Technology
    • Visiting Associate in Planetary Science and Environ. Engineering Science 1998-Present
    • Lecturer in Planetary Science and Environmental Engineering Science 1998-Present
    • Visiting Associate in Chemical Engineering 1980-1981

Selected Awards
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, PanFTS Instrument Development Team (2012)
  • NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal (2011)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, TMF NO2 Intercomparison/MOHAVE-II Campaign Teams (2009)
  • NASA Exceptional Service Medal  (2007)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award, Aura Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer Instrument Team and Ground Data System Development Team (2005)

Selected Publications
  1. Wang, S.; Li, K.-F.; Pongetti, T. J.; Sander, S. P.; Yung, Y. L.; Liang, M.-C.; Livesey, N. J.; Santee, M. L.; Harder, J. W.; Snow, M.; Mills, F. P.; Atmospheric OH response to the most recent 11-year solar cycle, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., 2013, 110, 2023-2028.
  2. Zhang, X.; Sander, S. P. and Stanton, J. F.; Detection of the far-IR 12 bending level in propargyl: a complete set of fundamentals for an important radical, J. Phys. Chem. A. 2012, 116, 10338-10343.
  3. Andersen, M. P. S; Nielsen, O. J.; Karpichev, B.; Wallington, T. J. and Sander, S. P.; Atmospheric chemistry of isoflurane, desflurane and sevoflurane: kinetics and mechanism of reactions with chlorine atoms and OH radicals, and global warming potentials, J. Phys. Chem. A., 2012, 116, 5806-5820.
  4. Sprague, M. K.; Garland, E. R.; Mollner, A. K.; Bloss, C.; Bean, B. D.; Weichman, M. L.; Mertens, L. A.; Okumura, M. and Sander, S. P.; Kinetics of n-butoxy and 2-pentoxy isomerization and detection of primary products by infrared cavity ringdown spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. A. 2012, 116, 6327-6340.
  5. Andersen, M. P. S.; Nielsen, O. J.; Wallington, T. J., Karpichev, B.; and Sander, S. P.; Assessing the impact on global climate from general anesthetic gases, Anesth. Analg. 2012, 114, 1081-1085.
  6. Andersen, M. P. S.; Waterland, R. L.; Sander, S. P. et al. Atmospheric chemistry of CxF2x+1CH=CH2 (x=1, 2, 4, 6 and 8): Radiative efficiencies and global warming potentials, J. of Photochem. Photobiol. A-Chem. 2012, 233, 50-52.
  7. Saiz-Lopez, A.; Lamarque, J.-F.; Kinnison, D.E.; Tilmez, S.; Ordonez, C.; Orlando, J. J.; Conley, A.J.; Plane, J.M.C.; Mahajan, A.S.; Sousa Santos, G.; Atlas, E.L.; Blake, D.R.; Sander, S.P.; Schauffler, S.; Thompson, A.M. and Brasseur, G.; Estimating the climate significance of halogen-driven ozone loss in the tropical marine atmosphere, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2012, 12, 3939-3949.
  8. Grieman, F. J.; Noell, A. C.; Davis-Van Atta, C.; Okumura, M. and Sander, S. P.; Determination of equilibrium constants for the reaction between acetone and HO2 using infrared kinetics spectroscopy, J. Phys. Chem. A 2011, 115, 10527-10538.
  9. Zhang, X. and Sander, S. P.; Infrared absorption spectra of CO2/H2O complex in a cryogenic nitrogen matrix  detection of a new bending frequency, J. Phys. Chem. A, 2011, 115, 9854-9860.
  10. Chen, C. M.; Cageao, R. P.; Lawrence, L.; Stutz, J.; Salawitch, R. J.; Jourdain, L.; Li, Q.; and Sander, S. P.; "Diurnal variation of midlatitudinal NO3 column abundance over Table Mountain Facility, California", Atmos. Chem. Phys., 2011, 11, 963-978.

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