J. William Munger

J. William Munger

Senior Research Fellow in Atmospheric Chemistry
J. William Munger

Research Interests

Long-term measurements of net carbon exchange, canopy-atmosphere exchange of selected trace gases, and regional atmospheric chemistry.

Related Publications

Wehr, R., J. W. Munger, J. B. McManus, D. D. Nelson, M. S. Zahniser, E. A. Davidson, S. C. Wofsy, and S. R. Saleska (2016), Seasonality of temperate forest photosynthesis and daytime respiration, Nature, 534(7609), 680-683, doi:10.1038/nature17966.

Yue, X., T. F. Keenan, W. Munger, and N. Unger (2016), Limited effect of ozone reductions on the 20-year photosynthesis trend at Harvard forest, Global Change Biology, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1111/gcb.13300.

Commane, R., L. K. Meredith, I. T. Baker, J. A. Berry, J. W. Munger, S. A. Montzka, P. H. Templer, S. M. Juice, M. S. Zahniser, and S. C. Wofsy (2015), Seasonal fluxes of carbonyl sulfide in a midlatitude forest, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(46), 14162-14167, doi:10.1073/pnas.1504131112.

Belmecheri, S., R. S. Maxwell, A. H. Taylor, K. J. Davis, K. H. Freeman, and W. J. Munger (2014), Tree-ring delta C-13 tracks flux tower ecosystem productivity estimates in a NE temperate forest, Environmental Research Letters, 9(7), doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/7/074011.

Keenan, T. F., et al. (2014), Net carbon uptake has increased through warming-induced changes in temperate forest phenology, Nature Climate Change, 4(7), 598-604, doi:10.1038/nclimate2253.

Meredith, L. K., R. Commane, J. W. Munger, A. Dunn, J. Tang, S. C. Wofsy, and R. G. Prinn (2014), Ecosystem fluxes of hydrogen: a comparison of flux-gradient methods, Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 7(9), 2787-2805, doi:10.5194/amt-7-2787-2014.

Briber, B., L. Hutyra, A. Dunn, S. Raciti, and J. Munger (2013), Variations in Atmospheric CO2 Mixing Ratios across a Boston, MA Urban to Rural Gradient, Land, 2(3), 304-327.

Giasson, M. A., et al. (2013), Soil respiration in a northeastern US temperate forest: a 22-year synthesis, Ecosphere, 4(11), doi:10.1890/es13.00183.1.

Keenan, T. F., D. Y. Hollinger, G. Bohrer, D. Dragoni, J. W. Munger, H. P. Schmid, and A. D. Richardson (2013), Increase in forest water-use efficiency as atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations rise, Nature, 499(7458), 324-+, doi:10.1038/nature12291.

Lee, B. H., E. C. Wood, S. C. Herndon, B. L. Lefer, W. T. Luke, W. H. Brune, D. D. Nelson, M. S. Zahniser, and J. W. Munger (2013), Urban measurements of atmospheric nitrous acid: A caveat on the interpretation of the HONO photostationary state, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 118(21), 12274-12281, doi:10.1002/2013jd020341.

Andreae, M. O., P. Artaxo, V. Beck, M. Bela, S. Freitas, C. Gerbig, K. Longo, J. W. Munger, K. T. Wiedemann, and S. C. Wofsy (2012), Carbon monoxide and related trace gases and aerosols over the Amazon Basin during the wet and dry seasons, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12(13), 6041-6065, doi:10.5194/acp-12-6041-2012.

Davidson, E. A., et al. (2012), The Amazon basin in transition, Nature, 481(7381), 321-328, doi:10.1038/nature10717.

Barr, A. G., et al. (2013), Use of change-point detection for friction-velocity threshold evaluation in eddy-covariance studies, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 171, 31-45, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2012.11.023.

Keenan, T. F., E. A. Davidson, J. W. Munger, and A. D. Richardson (2013), Rate my data: quantifying the value of ecological data for the development of models of the terrestrial carbon cycle, Ecological Applications, 23(1), 273-286.

Keenan, T. F., E. Davidson, A. M. Moffat, W. Munger, and A. D. Richardson (2012), Using model-data fusion to interpret past trends, and quantify uncertainties in future projections, of terrestrial ecosystem carbon cycling, Global Change Biology, 18(8), 2555-2569.

Lee, B. H., E. C. Wood, J. Wormhoudt, J. H. Shorter, S. C. Herndon, M. S. Zahniser, and J. W. Munger (2012), Effective Line Strengths of Trans-Nitrous Acid near 1275 cm1 and Cis-Nitrous Acid at 1660 cm-1, Journal of Quantitative Spectroscopy and Radiative Transfer, 113(15), 1905-1912

Lee, B. H., G. W. Santoni, E. C. Wood, S. C. Herndon, R. C. Miake-Lye, M. S. Zahniser, S. C. Wofsy, and J. W. Munger (2011b), Measurements of Nitrous Acid in Commercial Aircraft Exhaust at the Alternative Aviation Fuel Experiment, Environmental Science & Technology, 45(18), 7648-7654.

Lee, B. H., E. C. Wood, M. S. Zahniser, J. B. Mcmanus, D. D. Nelson, S. C. Herndon, G. W. Santoni, S. C. Wofsy, and J. W. Munger (2011), Simultaneous Measurements of Atmospheric Hono and NO2 Via Absorption Spectroscopy Using Tunable Mid-Infrared Continuous-Wave Quantum Cascade Lasers, Applied Physics B-Lasers and Optics, 102(2), 417-423.

McKinney, K. A., B. H. Lee, A. Vasta, T. V. Pho, and J. W. Munger (2011), Emissions of isoprenoids and oxygenated biogenic volatile organic compounds from a New England mixed forest, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11(10), 4807-4831.

Blonquist, J. M., Jr., S. A. Montzka, J. W. Munger, D. Yakir, A. R. Desai, D. Dragoni, T. J. Griffis, R. K. Monson, R. L. Scott, and D. R. Bowling (2011), The potential of carbonyl sulfide as a proxy for gross primary production at flux tower sites, Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 116.

Wang, Y., X. Wang, Y. Kondo, M. Kajino, J. W. Munger, and J. Hao (2011), Black Carbon and Its Correlation with Trace Gases at a Rural Site in Beijing: Top-Down Constraints from Ambient Measurements on Bottom-up Emissions, J. Geophys. Res., 116(D24), D24304.

Wang, Y., Munger, J. W., Xu, S., McElroy, M. B., Hao, J., Nielsen, C. P., and Ma, H. (2010) CO2 and its correlation with CO at a rural site near Beijing: implications for combustion efficiency in China, Atmos. Chem. Phys. 10, 8881-8897 DOI: 10.5194/acp-10-8881-2010

Wang, Y. X., J. M. Hao, M. B. McElroy, J. W. Munger, H. Ma, C. P. Nielsen, and Y. Q. Zhang (2010), Year round measurements of O3 and CO at a rural site near Beijing: variations in their correlations, Tellus Ser. B-Chem. Phys. Meteorol., 62(4), 228-241, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0889.2010.00464.x.

Munger, J. W., S. M. Fan, P. S. Bakwin, M. L. Goulden, A. H. Goldstein, A. S. Colman, and S. C. Wofsy (1998), Regional budgets for nitrogen oxides from continental sources: Variations of rates for oxidation and deposition with season and distance from source regions, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 103(D7), 8355-8368.

Munger, J. W., S. C. Wofsy, P. S. Bakwin, S. M. Fan, M. L. Goulden, B. C. Daube, A. H. Goldstein, K. E. Moore, and D. R. Fitzjarrald (1996), Atmospheric deposition of reactive nitrogen oxides and ozone in a temperate deciduous forest and a subarctic woodland .1. Measurements and mechanisms, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 101(D7), 12639-12657.

Faculty Department

Earth & Planetary Sciences


Harvard Forest

Contact Information

Geological Museum 410

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