Dr. Shahir Masri
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Chaotic winter in the Northeast — could this be a signature of climate change?
The Hill - March 12, 2018 - By Shahir Masri
In recent years natural disasters have become increasingly frequent in the U.S. Over the last year alone, Houston contended...
The California fires are a climate-driven catastrophe
The Hill - December 14, 2017 - By Shahir Masri
In recent months, California has broken all the wrong records as major wildfire after major wildfire has ripped up and down...
Hurricanes and the climate – is the worst yet to come?
The Hill - September 16, 2017 - By Shahir Masri
A few weeks ago we witnessed the dramatic saga unfold in Houston as Hurricane Harvey slammed the Texas coast...
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Source characterization and exposure modeling of gas-phase polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) concentrations in Southern California
Atmospheric Environment - February, 2018
Airborne exposures to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are associated with adverse health outcomes....
Use of Visual Range Measurements to Predict PM2.5 Exposures in Southwest Asia and Afghanistan
Journal of the Air & Waste Management Assoc. - October, 2016
Military personnel deployed to Southwest Asia and Afghanistan were exposed to high levels of ambient particulate matter...
A novel calibration approach using satellite and visibility observations to estimate PM2.5 exposures in Southwest Asia and Afghanistan
Journal of the Air & Waste Management Assoc., September, 2016
In order to study effects of ambient particulate matter (PM) it was previously necessary to have access to a comprehensive...