Dr. Shelley N. Pressley
Assistant Research Professor and Director of Undergraduate Research
- PhD. Civil Engineering Washington State University, WA 2004 Dissertation: Isoprene flux measurements above a northern hardwood forest
- M.S. Environmental Engineering Washington State University, WA 1999 Dissertation: Biogenic hydrocarbon emissions from an old growth forest and a poplar plantation
- B.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 1992
- Director of Undergraduate Research, University College, Washington State University (August 2011 - present)
- Assistant Research Professor Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA (January 2007-present)
- Post-Doctoral Research Associate Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, WA (October 2004-December 2006)
- National Science Foundation - Integrated Graduate Education and Research Training (IGERT) Fellowship/Pre-Doctoral Fellow Biosphere Atmosphere Research Training (BART) Western Michigan University, (2000-2002)
- Civil Engineer ABB Environmental Services, Inc., Portland, ME (1992 - 1996)
- Participant in the Dissertations initiative for the advancement of climate-change research (DISCCRS II), CA, 2006
- Participant in the Atmospheric Chemistry Colloquium for Emerging Senior Scientists (ACCESS VIII) in addition to the Atmospheric Chemistry Gordon Conference, MT, 2005
- Recipient, John Roberson Thesis/Dissertation Award (2005)
- Trace gas measurement, in particular between the biosphere-atmosphere interface
- The impact of climate change and future land use changes on air quality
- The physiological controls of biogenic hydrocarbon emissions
- Micrometeorological measurement techniques, including eddy covariance
- Instructor for Nitrogen Systems: Policy-oriented Integrated Research and Education (NSPIRE) IGERT graduate level course entitled Nitrogen Methods Workshop (Spring 2009, 2010).
- Mentoring for students participating in the LAR undergraduate research opportunities program
- Instructor Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Washington State University, Introduction to Meteorology, CE 174 (Fall 2001).
- Steiner, A. L., Pressley, S. N., Botros, A., Jones, E., Chung, S. H., and Edburg, S. L.(2011): Analysis of coherent structures and atmosphere-canopy coupling strength during the CABINEX field campaign, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11, 11921-11936, doi:10.5194/acp-11-11921-2011, 2011.
- Kanawade, V. P., Jobson, B. T., Guenther, A. B., Erupe, M. E., Pressley, S. N., Tripathi, and S. N., Lee, S.-H. (2011) Isoprene suppression of new particle formation in a mixed deciduous forest. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11, 6013-6027, doi:10.5194/acp-11-6013-2011.
- Velasco, E., Pressley, S., Grivicke, R., Allwine, E., Molina, L.T., and Lamb, B. (2011) Observation and parameterization of the energy balance from an urban district of Mexico City during MILAGRO-2006, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, 103: 3 pg 501-517. DOI: 10.1007/s00704-010-0314-7.
- Velasco, E., Pressley, S., Grivicke, R., Allwine, E., Coons, T., Foster, W., Jobson, T., Westberg, H., Ramos, R., Hernandez, F., Molina, L. T., and Lamb, B, (2009) Eddy covariance flux measurements of pollutant gases in urban Mexico City. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 9, 19, 7325-7342.
- Turnipseed, A., S. Pressley, T. Karl, B. Lamb, E. Nemitz, G. Allwine, A. Cooper, S. Shertz, and A.Guenther, (2009) The use of disjunct sampling methods for the determination of ecosystem level fluxes of trace gases. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 9, 981-994.
- Hogg, A., J. Uddling, D. Ellsworth, M.A. Carroll, S. Pressley, B. Lamb, and C. Vogel, (2007) Stomatal and non-stomatal fluxes of ozone to a northern mixed hardwood forest. Tellus Series B – Chemical and Physical Meteorology 59, 514-525.
- Arneth, A., U. Niinemets, S. Pressley, J. Bäck, P. Hari, T. Karl, S. Noe, C. Prentice, D. Serca, T. Hickler, A. Wolf, and B. Smith (2007) Process-based estimates of terrestrial ecosystem isoprene emissions: incorporating the effects of a direct CO2-isoprene interaction. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 7, 31-53.
- Ortega, J., D. Helmig, A. Guenther, P. Harley, S. Pressley, and C. Vogel (2007) Flux estimates and OH reaction potential of reactive biogenic volatile organic compounds (BVOCs) from a mixed northern hardwood forest. Atmospheric Environment 41, 5479-5495.
- Pressley, S. N., B. Lamb, H. Westberg, and C. Vogel, (2006) Relationships among canopy scale energy fluxes and isoprene flux derived from long-term, seasonal eddy covariance measurements over a hardwood forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 136, 188-202.
- Palmer, Paul I., D. S. Abbott, T.-M. Fu, D. Jacob, K. Chance, T. P. Kurosu, A. Guenther, C. Wiedinmyer, J. C. Stanton, M. J. Pilling, S. Pressley, B. Lamb, and A. L. Sumner, (2006) Quantifying the seasonal and interannual variability of North American isoprene emissions using satellite observations of the formaldehyde column. Journal of Geophysical Research, 111, D12315, doi:10.1029/2005JD006689.
- Pressley, S., B. Lamb, H. Westberg, J. Flaherty, J. Chen, and C. Vogel, (2005) Long-term isoprene flux measurements above a northern hardwood forest. Journal of Geophysical Research, 110, D07301, doi:10.1029/2004JD005523
- Velasco, E., B. Lamb, S. Pressley, E. Allwine, H. Westberg, B. T. Jobson, M. Alexander, P. Prazeller, L. Molina, and M. Molina, (2005) Flux measurements of volatile organic compounds from an urban landscape. Geophysical Research Letters, 32, L20802, doi: 10.1029/2005GL023356.