Kenneth Davis

Coordinating Council Member
Cofunded Faculty Member
Titles and Affiliations
Professor, Meteorology and Atmospheric Science

Research Summary

Research interests include boundary layer meteorology, terrestrial carbon and hydrologic cycles, and flux measurement methods, and application of these tools to better understand the climate system and the urban environment.

Earth-Atmosphere Interactions Lab

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Recent Publications

Analysis of Oil and Gas Ethane and Methane Emissions in the Southcentral and Eastern United States Using Four Seasons of Continuous Aircraft Ethane Measurements

Barkley, Z. R., Davis, K. J., Feng, S., Cui, Y. Y., Fried, A., Weibring, P., Richter, D., Walega, J. G., Miller, S. M., Eckl, M., Roiger, A., Fiehn, A. & Kostinek, J., May 2021, In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 126, 10, e2020JD034194.

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Precipitation alters the CO2 effect on water-use efficiency of temperate forests

Belmecheri, S., Maxwell, R. S., Taylor, A. H., Davis, K. J., Guerrieri, R., Moore, D. J. P. & Rayback, S. A., Apr 2021, In: Global Change Biology. 27, 8, p. 1560-1571 12 p.

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Evaluation of CarbonTracker's Inverse Estimates of North American Net Ecosystem Exchange of CO2 From Different Observing Systems Using ACT-America Airborne Observations

Cui, Y. Y., Jacobson, A. R., Feng, S., Wesloh, D., Barkley, Z. R., Zhang, L., Gerken, T., Keller, K., Baker, D. & Davis, K. J., Jun 2021, In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 126, 12, e2020JD034406.

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Quantifying Nitrous Oxide Emissions in the U.S. Midwest: A Top-Down Study Using High Resolution Airborne In-Situ Observations

Eckl, M., Roiger, A., Kostinek, J., Fiehn, A., Huntrieser, H., Knote, C., Barkley, Z. R., Ogle, S. M., Baier, B. C., Sweeney, C. & Davis, K. J., Mar 16 2021, In: Geophysical Research Letters. 48, 5, e2020GL091266.

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Regional-Scale, Sector-Specific Evaluation of Global CO2 Inversion Models Using Aircraft Data From the ACT-America Project

Gaudet, B. J., Davis, K. J., Pal, S., Jacobson, A. R., Schuh, A., Lauvaux, T., Feng, S. & Browell, E. V., Feb 27 2021, In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 126, 4, e2020JD033623.

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Implementation of Improved Parameterization of Terrestrial Flux in WRF-VPRM Improves the Simulation of Nighttime CO2 Peaks and a Daytime CO2 Band Ahead of a Cold Front

Hu, X. M., Gourdji, S. M., Davis, K. J., Wang, Q., Zhang, Y., Xue, M., Feng, S., Moore, B. & Crowell, S. M. R., May 27 2021, In: Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres. 126, 10, e2020JD034362.

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Concurrent variation in oil and gas methane emissions and oil price during the COVID-19 pandemic

Lyon, D. R., Hmiel, B., Gautam, R., Omara, M., Roberts, K. A., Barkley, Z. R., Davis, K. J., Miles, N. L., Monteiro, V. C., Richardson, S. J., Conley, S., Smith, M. L., Jacob, D. J., Shen, L., Varon, D. J., Deng, A., Rudelis, X., Sharma, N., Story, K. T., Brandt, A. R. & 4 others, Kang, M., Kort, E. A., Marchese, A. J. & Hamburg, S. P., May 3 2021, In: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. 21, 9, p. 6605-6626 22 p.

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The influence of near-field fluxes on seasonal carbon dioxide enhancements: results from the Indianapolis Flux Experiment (INFLUX)

Miles, N. L., Davis, K. J., Richardson, S. J., Lauvaux, T., Martins, D. K., Deng, A. J., Balashov, N., Gurney, K. R., Liang, J., Roest, G., Wang, J. A. & Turnbull, J. C., Dec 2021, In: Carbon Balance and Management. 16, 1, 4.

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Author Correction: The FLUXNET2015 dataset and the ONEFlux processing pipeline for eddy covariance data (Scientific Data, (2020), 7, 1, (225), 10.1038/s41597-020-0534-3)

Pastorello, G., Trotta, C., Canfora, E., Chu, H., Christianson, D., Cheah, Y. W., Poindexter, C., Chen, J., Elbashandy, A., Humphrey, M., Isaac, P., Polidori, D., Reichstein, M., Ribeca, A., van Ingen, C., Vuichard, N., Zhang, L., Amiro, B., Ammann, C., Arain, M. A. & 269 others, Ardö, J., Arkebauer, T., Arndt, S. K., Arriga, N., Aubinet, M., Aurela, M., Baldocchi, D., Barr, A., Beamesderfer, E., Marchesini, L. B., Bergeron, O., Beringer, J., Bernhofer, C., Berveiller, D., Billesbach, D., Black, T. A., Blanken, P. D., Bohrer, G., Boike, J., Bolstad, P. V., Bonal, D., Bonnefond, J. M., Bowling, D. R., Bracho, R., Brodeur, J., Brümmer, C., Buchmann, N., Burban, B., Burns, S. P., Buysse, P., Cale, P., Cavagna, M., Cellier, P., Chen, S., Chini, I., Christensen, T. R., Cleverly, J., Collalti, A., Consalvo, C., Cook, B. D., Cook, D., Coursolle, C., Cremonese, E., Curtis, P. S., D’Andrea, E., da Rocha, H., Dai, X., Davis, K. J., De Cinti, B., de Grandcourt, A., De Ligne, A., De Oliveira, R. C., Delpierre, N., Desai, A. R., Di Bella, C. M., di Tommasi, P., Dolman, H., Domingo, F., Dong, G., Dore, S., Duce, P., Dufrêne, E., Dunn, A., Dušek, J., Eamus, D., Eichelmann, U., ElKhidir, H. A. M., Eugster, W., Ewenz, C. M., Ewers, B., Famulari, D., Fares, S., Feigenwinter, I., Feitz, A., Fensholt, R., Filippa, G., Fischer, M., Frank, J., Galvagno, M., Gharun, M., Gianelle, D., Gielen, B., Gioli, B., Gitelson, A., Goded, I., Goeckede, M., Goldstein, A. H., Gough, C. M., Goulden, M. L., Graf, A., Griebel, A., Gruening, C., Grünwald, T., Hammerle, A., Han, S., Han, X., Hansen, B. U., Hanson, C., Hatakka, J., He, Y., Hehn, M., Heinesch, B., Hinko-Najera, N., Hörtnagl, L., Hutley, L., Ibrom, A., Ikawa, H., Jackowicz-Korczynski, M., Janouš, D., Jans, W., Jassal, R., Jiang, S., Kato, T., Khomik, M., Klatt, J., Knohl, A., Knox, S., Kobayashi, H., Koerber, G., Kolle, O., Kosugi, Y., Kotani, A., Kowalski, A., Kruijt, B., Kurbatova, J., Kutsch, W. L., Kwon, H., Launiainen, S., Laurila, T., Law, B., Leuning, R., Li, Y., Liddell, M., Limousin, J. M., Lion, M., Liska, A. J., Lohila, A., López-Ballesteros, A., López-Blanco, E., Loubet, B., Loustau, D., Lucas-Moffat, A., Lüers, J., Ma, S., Macfarlane, C., Magliulo, V., Maier, R., Mammarella, I., Manca, G., Marcolla, B., Margolis, H. A., Marras, S., Massman, W., Mastepanov, M., Matamala, R., Matthes, J. H., Mazzenga, F., McCaughey, H., McHugh, I., McMillan, A. M. S., Merbold, L., Meyer, W., Meyers, T., Miller, S. D., Minerbi, S., Moderow, U., Monson, R. K., Montagnani, L., Moore, C. E., Moors, E., Moreaux, V., Moureaux, C., Munger, J. W., Nakai, T., Neirynck, J., Nesic, Z., Nicolini, G., Noormets, A., Northwood, M., Nosetto, M., Nouvellon, Y., Novick, K., Oechel, W., Olesen, J. E., Ourcival, J. M., Papuga, S. A., Parmentier, F. J., Paul-Limoges, E., Pavelka, M., Peichl, M., Pendall, E., Phillips, R. P., Pilegaard, K., Pirk, N., Posse, G., Powell, T., Prasse, H., Prober, S. M., Rambal, S., Rannik, Ü., Raz-Yaseef, N., Rebmann, C., Reed, D., de Dios, V. R., Restrepo-Coupe, N., Reverter, B. R., Roland, M., Sabbatini, S., Sachs, T., Saleska, S. R., Sánchez-Cañete, E. P., Sanchez-Mejia, Z. M., Schmid, H. P., Schmidt, M., Schneider, K., Schrader, F., Schroder, I., Scott, R. L., Sedlák, P., Serrano-Ortíz, P., Shao, C., Shi, P., Shironya, I., Siebicke, L., Šigut, L., Silberstein, R., Sirca, C., Spano, D., Steinbrecher, R., Stevens, R. M., Sturtevant, C., Suyker, A., Tagesson, T., Takanashi, S., Tang, Y., Tapper, N., Thom, J., Tomassucci, M., Tuovinen, J. P., Urbanski, S., Valentini, R., van der Molen, M., van Gorsel, E., van Huissteden, K., Varlagin, A., Verfaillie, J., Vesala, T., Vincke, C., Vitale, D., Vygodskaya, N., Walker, J. P., Walter-Shea, E., Wang, H., Weber, R., Westermann, S., Wille, C., Wofsy, S., Wohlfahrt, G., Wolf, S., Woodgate, W., Li, Y., Zampedri, R., Zhang, J., Zhou, G., Zona, D., Agarwal, D., Biraud, S., Torn, M. & Papale, D., Dec 2021, In: Scientific Data. 8, 1, 72.

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