Welcome to the Pratt Lab blog! Dr. Kerri Pratt is an assistant professor in the Departments of Chemistry and Earth & Environmental Sciences and faculty associate of the Program in the Environment at the University of Michigan. We study the chemical interactions of atmospheric trace gases, particles, clouds, and snow, with a focus on the Polar Regions and wintertime environments. Our interdisciplinary research has relevance to climate change, air quality, and human health. As an analytical chemistry lab, we primarily apply novel mass spectrometry techniques to our field research. We invite you to follow our adventures in (and outside!) the lab!

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Cloud processing paper published in ES&T!

Congratulations to graduate student Eric Boone!  His first-author paper titled "Aqueous Processing of Atmospheric Organic Particles in Cloud Water Collected via Aircraft Sampling" was published in Environmental Science and Technology.  Thank you to co-authors Alex Laskin and Julia Laskin at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for assistance with nano-DESI-MS and ESI-MS analysis.  Thank you also to Chris Wirth, Brian Stirm, and Paul Shepson for aircraft sampling assistance.

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