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Gloria Manney's Picture
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
M/S 183-701
4800 Oak Grove Drive
Pasadena, CA 91109
Curriculum Vitae:

Gloria Manney

  • B.S., Engineering Physics, University of Kansas (1982)
  • Ph.D., Physics, Iowa State University (1988)

Research Interests
  • Stratospheric Dynamics and Transport, especially:
    • Stratospheric polar vortex development, evolution and breakup
    • Interannual variability and trends in the polar vortex, temperatures, and implications for trends and ozone loss
    • The subvortex and extratropical stratosphere-troposphere exchange
  • Analyses of Satellite Data for stratospheric processes, especially:
    • Stratospheric dynamics and transport from EOS MLS data
    • Stratospheric dynamics and transport in SOSST (Solar Occultation Satellite Science Team) datasets


MLS - Microwave Limb Sounder Icon MLS - Microwave Limb Sounder
The Microwave Limb Sounder (MLS) experiments measure naturally-occurring microwave thermal emission from the limb (edge) of Earth's atmosphere to remotely sense vertical profiles of atmospheric gases, temperature, pressure, and cloud ice.

ACE - Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment Icon ACE - Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment
The Atmospheric Chemistry Experiment (ACE) satellite, also known as SCISAT-1, is a Canadian satellite that makes measurements of the Earth's atmosphere.

Professional Experience
  • Jet Propulsion Laboratory (1989-Present)
    • Principal Scientist/Senior Research Scientist (2000-Present)
    • Research Scientist (1992-2000)
    • National Research Council Associate (1989-1991)
  • Iowa State University, Atmospheric Physics, Postdoctoral Research Associate (1988)

Selected Awards
  • NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal (2012)
  • NASA Board Award for NTR#44936, "Derived Meteorological Products for Solar Occultation Satellites, EOS MLS, and User-Defined Locations" (2007)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award for UARS Science Team (2007)
  • 4 NASA Group Achievement Awards related to EOS MLS (2005, 2006)
  • Lew Allen Award for Excellence (1995)
  • NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal (1995)
  • NASA Group Achievement Award (1993)

Selected Publications
  1. Manney, G.L., K. Kruger, S. Pawson, K. Minschwaner, M.J. Schwartz, W.H. Daffer, N.J. Livesey, M.G. Mlynczak, E.E. Remsberg, J.M. Russell III, and J.W. Waters, The evolution of the stratopause during the 2006 major warming: Satellite Data and Assimilated Meteorological Analyses, J. Geophys. Res. 113, doi:10.1029/2007009097, in press.
  2. Manney, G.L., W.H. Daffer, K.B. Strawbridge, K.A. Walker, C.D. Boone, P.F. Bernath, T. Kerzenmacher, M.J. Schwartz, K. Strong, R.J. Sica, K. Kruger, H.C. Pumphrey, L. Froidevaux, A. Lambert, M.L. Santee, N.J. Livesey, E.E. Remsberg, M.G. Mlynczak, and J.R. Russell III, The High Arctic in Extreme Winters: Vortex, Temperature, and MLS and ACE-FTS Trace Gas Evolution, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 8, 505-522, 2008.
  3. Manney, G.L., W.H. Daffer, J.M. Zawodny, P.F. Bernath, K.W. Hoppel, K.A. Walker, B.W. Knosp, C. Boone, E.E. Remsberg, M.L. Santee, V. Lynn Harvey, S. Pawson, D.R. Jackson, L. Deaver, C.T. McElroy, C.A. McLinden, J.R. Drummond, H.C. Pumphrey, A. Lambert, M.J. Schwartz, L. Froidevaux, S. McLeod, L.L. Takacs, M.J. Suarez, C.R. Trepte, D.T. Cuddy, N.J. Livesey, R.S. Harwood, and J.W. Waters, Solar Occultation Satellite Data and Derived Meteorological Products: Sampling Issues and Comparisons with Aura MLS, J. Geophys. Res. 112, D24S50, 10.1029/2007JD008709, 2007.
  4. Manney, G. L., N. J. Livesey, C. J. Jimenez, H. C. Pumphrey, M. L. Santee, I. A. MacKenzie, and J. W. Waters, EOS MLS observations of "frozen-in" anticyclonic air in Arctic summer, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L06810, doi:10.1029/2005GL025418, 2006.
  5. Manney, G. L., M. L. Santee, L. Froidevaux, K. Hoppel, N. J. Livesey, and J. W. Waters, EOS MLS observations of ozone loss in the 2004-2005 Arctic winter, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L04802, doi:10.1029/2005GL024494, 2006.
  6. Jimenez, C. J., H. C. Pumphrey, I. A. MacKenzie, G. L. Manney, M. L. Santee, M. J. Schwartz, R. S. Harwood, J. W. Waters, EOS MLS observations of dehydration in the 2004-2005 polar winters, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L16806, doi:10.1029/2006GL025926, 2006.
  7. Jin, J. J., K. Semeniuk, G. L. Manney, A. I. Jonsson, S. R. Beagley, J. C. McConnell, C. P. Rinsland, C. D. Boone, K. A. Walker, P. F. Bernath, and C. P. Rinsland, Denitrification in the Arctic winter 2004/2005: Observations from ACE-FTS, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, in press.
  8. Jin, J. J., K. Semeniuk, G. L. Manney, A. I. Jonsson, S. R. Beagley, J. C. McConnell, G. Dufour, R. Nassar, C. D. Boone, K. A. Walker, P. F. Bernath, and C. P. Rinsland, Severe Arctic ozone loss in the winter 2004/2005: Observations from ACE-FTS, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, L15801, doi:10.1029/20067GL026752, 2006.
  9. Singleton, C. S., C. E. Randall, V. L. Harvey, M. P. Chipperfield, W. Feng, G. L. Manney, L. Froidevaux, C. D. Boone, P. F. Bernath, K. A. Walker, C. T. McElroy, K. W. Hoppel, Quantifying Arctic ozone loss during the 2004-2005 winter using satellite observations and a chemical transport model, J. Geophys. Res., in press.
  10. Manney, G. L., K. Krueger, J. L. Sabutis, S. A. Sena, and S. Pawson, The remarkable 2003-2004 winter and other recent warm winters in the Arctic stratosphere since the late 1990s, J. Geophys. Res., 110, D04107, doi:10.1029/2004JD005367, 2005.
  11. Manney, G. L., D. R. Allen, K. Krueger, B. Naujokat, M. L. Santee, J. L. Sabutis, S. Pawson, R. Swinbank, C. E. Randall, A. J. Simmons, and C. Long, Diagnostic Comparison of Meteorological Analyses during the 2002 Antarctic Winter, Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, 12611278, 2005.
  12. Manney, G. L., J. L. Sabutis, D. R. Allen, W. A. Lahoz, A. A. Scaife, S. Pawson, C. E. Randall, B. Naujokat, and R. Swinbank, Simulations of dynamics and transport during the September 2002 Antarctic major warming, J. Atmos. Sci., 62, 690707, 2005.
  13. Manney, G. L., M. L. Santee, N. J. Livesey, L. Froidevaux, H. C. Pumphrey, W. G. Read, and J. W. Waters, EOS Microwave Limb Sounder Observations of the Antacrtic Polar Vortex Breakup in 2004, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L12811, doi:10.1029/2005GL022823, 2005.
  14. Allen, D. R., S. D. Eckermann, J. P. McCormack, L. Coy, G. L. Manney, T. F. Hogan, and Y.-J. Kim, NOGAPS-ALPHA simulations of the 2002 southern hemisphere stratospheric major warming, Mon. Wea. Rev., 134, 498-518, 2006.
  15. Filipiak, M. J., R. S. Harwood, J. H. Jiang, Q. Li, N. J. Livesey, G. L. Manney, W. G. Read, M. J. Schwartz, J. W. Waters, and D. L. Wu, Carbon Monoxide Measured by the EOS Microwave Limb Sounder on Aura: First Results, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L14825, doi:10.1029/2005GL022765, 2005
  16. Nassar, R., P. F. Bernath, C. D. Boone, G. L. Manney, S. D. McLeod, C. P. Rinsland, R. Skelton, and K. A. Walker, ACE-FTS measurements across the edge of the winter 2004 Arctic vortex, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L15S05, doi:10.1029/ 2005GL022671, 2005.
  17. Orsolini, Y. J., C. E. Randall, G. L. Manney, and D. R. Allen, An observational study of the final breakdown of the southern hemisphere stratospheric vortex in 2002, J. Atmos. Sci., 62, 735747, 2005.
  18. Orsolini, Y. J., G. L. Manney, M. L. Santee, and C. E. Randall, An upper stratospheric layer of enhanced HNO3 following exceptional solar storms, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L12S01, doi:10.1029/2004GL021588, 2005.
  19. Randall, C. E., G. L. Manney, D. R. Allen, J. Hornstein, R. M. Bevilacqua, C. Trepte, W. A. Lahoz, J. Ajtic, and G. Bodeker, Reconstruction and simulation of stratospheric ozone distributions during the 2002 Austral winter, J. Atmos. Sci., 62, 748764, 2005.
  20. Randall, C. E., V. L. Harvey, G. L. Manney, Y. J. Orsolini, M. Codrescu, C. Sioris, S. Brohede, C. S. Haley, L. L. Gordley, J. M. Zawodny, and J. M. Russell III, Stratospheric effects of energetic particle precipitation in 2003-2004, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L05802, doi:10.1029/2004GL022003, 2005.
  21. Santee, M. L., G. L. Manney, N. J. Livesey, L. Froidevaux, H. C. Pumphrey, W. G. Read, M. J. Schwartz, and J. W. Waters, Polar processing and development of the 2004 Antarctic ozone hole: First results from Aura MLS, Geophys. Res. Lett., 32, L12817, doi:10.1029/2005GL022582, 2005.
  22. Livesey, N. J., M. D. Fromm, J. W. Waters, G. L. Manney, M. L. Santee, and W. G. Read, Enhancements in lower stratospheric CH3CN observed by UARS MLS following boreal forest fires, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D06308, doi:10.1029/ 2003JD004055, 2004.
  23. Santee, M. L., G. L. Manney, N. J. Livesey and W. J. Read, Three-dimensional structure and evolution of stratospheric HNO3 based on UARS Microwave Limb Sounder measurements, J. Geophys. Res., 109, D15306, doi:10.1029/ 2004JD004578, 2004.
  24. Manney, G. L., L. Froidevaux, M. L. Santee, N. J. Livesey, J. L. Sabutis, J. W. Waters, "Variability of ozone loss during Arctic winter (1991 to 2000) estimated from UARS Microwave Limb Sounder measurements," J. Geophys. Res., 108, 4149, doi:10.1029/2002JD002634 (2003)
  25. Manney, G. L., J. L. Sabutis, S. Pawson, M. L. Santee, B. Naujokat, R. Swinbank, M. E. Gelman, and W. Ebisuzaki, "Lower stratospheric temperature differences between meteorological analyses in two cold Arctic winters and their impact on polar processing studies," J. Geophys. Res., 108, 8328, doi:10.1029/2001JD001149 (2003)
  26. Allen, D. R., R. M. Bevilacqua, G. E. Nedoluha, C. E. Randall, and G. L. Manney, "Unusual transport and mixing during the 2002 Antarctic winter," Geophys. Res. Lett., 108, 1599, doi:10.1029/2003GL017117 (2003)
  27. Santee, M. L., G. L. Manney, J. W. Waters, N. J. Livesey, "Variations and climatology of ClO in the polar lower stratosphere from UARS Microwave Limb Sounder measurements," J. Geophys. Res., 108, 4454, doi:10.1029/2002JD003335 (2003)
  28. Manney, G. L., W. A. Lahoz, J. L. Sabutis, A. O'Neill, and L. Steenman-Clark, "Simulations of fall and early winter in the stratosphere," Q. J. Roy. Meteorol. Soc., 128, 2205-2237 (2002)
  29. Harris, N. R. P., M. Rex, P. von der Gathen, F. Goutail, G. L. Manney, and R. Muller, "Comparison of empirically derived ozone loss rates in the Arctic vortex,"J. Geophys. Res., 107, 10.1029/2001JD000482 (2002)
  30. Michelsen, H. A., G. L. Manney, F. W. Irion, G. C. Toon, M. R. Gunson, C. P. Rinsland, R. Zander, E. Mahieu, M. J. Newchurch, P. N. Purcell, E. E. Remsberg, J. M. Russell III, H. C. Pumphrey, J. W. Waters, R. M. Bevilacqua, K. K. Kelly, and C. R. Webster, "ATMOS version 3 water vapor measurements: Comparisons with ATMOS version 2 retrievals and observations from two ER-2 Lyman-a hygrometers, MkIV, MAS, HALOE, and MLS," J. Geophys. Res., 107, 10.1029/2001JD000587 (2002)
  31. Santee, M. L., A. Tabazedeh, G. L. Manney, M. D. Fromm, R. M. Bevilacqua, and E. J. Jensen, A., "A Lagrangian Approach to Inferring the composition of Arctic polar stratospheric clouds from UARS MLS HNO3 and POAM II aerosol extinction measurements," J. Geophys. Res., 107, 10.1029/2000JD000227 (2002)
  32. Riese, M., G. L. Manney, J. Oberheide, X. Tie, R. Spang, and V. Kull, "Stratospheric transport by planetary wave mixing as observed during CRISTA-2," J . Geophys. Res., 107, 10.1029/2001JD000629 (2002)
  33. Manney, G. L., J. L. Sabutis, and R. Swinbank, "A unique stratospheric warming event in November 2000," Geophys. Res. Lett., 2629-2632 (2001)
  34. Manney, G. L., H. A. Michelsen, R. M. Bevilacqua, M. R. Gunson, F. W. Irion, N. J. Livesey, J. Oberheide, M. Riese, J. M. Russell III, G. C. Toon, and J. M. Zawodny, "Comparison of satellite ozone observations in coincident air masses in early November 1994," J. Geophys. Res., 106, 9923-9943 (2001)
  35. Manney, G. L., H. A. Michelsen, F. W. Irion, G. C. Toon, M. R. Gunson, and A. E. Roche, "Lamination and polar vortex development in fall from ATMOS long-lived trace gases observed during November 1994," J. Geophys. Res., 105, 29,023-29,038 (2000)
  36. Manney, G. L., and J. L. Sabutis, "Development of the polar vortex in the 1999-2000 Arctic winter stratosphere," Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 2589-2592 (2000)
  37. Orsolini, Y. J., G. Hansen, G. L. Manney, N. Livesey, and U.-P. Hoppe, "Re-construction of ozone column and profile at ALOMAR throughout the winter and spring 1997-98," J. Geophys. Res., 105, 10,011-10,022 (2000)
  38. Michelsen, H. A., F. W. Irion, G. L. Manney, G. C. Toon, and M. R. Gunson, "Features and trends in ATMOS Version 3 water vapor and methane measurements," J. Geophys. Res., 105, 22,713-22,724 (2000)
  39. Sabutis, J. L., and G. L. Manney, "Wave propagation in the 1999-2000 Arctic early winter stratosphere," Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 3205-3208 (2000)
  40. Santee, M. L., G. L. Manney, N. J. Livesey, and J. W. Waters, "UARS Microwave Limb Sounder observations of chemical processing in the 2000 Arctic late winter," Geophys. Res. Lett., 27, 3209-3212 (2000)

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