ESS Mailing Address
Fax: 206-543-0489 (shared)
Email: warren @ ess.washington.edu
Research Groups: Astrobiology, Climate and Paleoclimate, Glaciology, Quaternary Research
Areas of Interest:
Solar radiation processes, antarctic climate
Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Harvard University, 1973
Current Research Interests:
Solar and infrared radiation processes in snow, clouds and sea ice. Antarctic climate. Infrared radiation in the Antarctic atmosphere. Oceanic processes on Snowball Earth. Recent changes in cloud cover and cloud types from surface observations.
Eastman, R., and S.G. Warren, 2010: Interannual variations of Arctic cloud types in relation to sea ice. J. Climate, 23, 4216-4232. Doherty, S.J., S.G. Warren, T.C. Grenfell, A.D. Clarke, and R.E. Brandt, 2010: Light-absorbing impurities in Arctic snow. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 11647-11680. Bøggild, C.E., R.E. Brandt, K.J. Brown, and S.G. Warren, 2010: The ablation zone in northeast Greenland: Ice types, albedos, and impurities. J. Glaciol., 56, 101-113. Hudson, S.R., S.G. Warren, and S. Kato, 2010: A comparison of shortwave reflectance over the East Antarctic Plateau observed by CERES to that estimated from surface reflectance observations. J. Geophys. Res., 115, D20110, doi:10.1029/2010JD013912. Light, B., R.E. Brandt, and S.G. Warren, 2009: Hydrohalite in cold sea ice: Laboratory observations of single crystals, surface accumulations, and migration rates under a temperature gradient, with application to “Snowball Earth.” J. Geophys. Res., 114, C07018, doi:10.1029/2008JC005211. Warren, S.G., and R.E. Brandt, 2008: Optical constants of ice from the ultraviolet to the microwave: A revised compilation. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D14220, doi:10.1029/2007JD009744.