Nadine Unger

Assistant Professor

Research Overview

My research interests focus on understanding the interactions between atmospheric chemical composition and the climate system. I apply numerical Earth system models in combination with space-based, aircraft and ground observations to quantify the impacts of chemically reactive emissions from human activities and the land biosphere on regional and global climate and air quality. Current research areas include: plant volatile organic carbon emissions, human land cover change impacts on air quality and climate, ozone and aerosol pollution effects on the land carbon and water cycles, wildfire, and atmospheric chemistry in paleoclimates.

"When we try to pick anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe", John Muir (1838-1914)