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Senior Research Scientist
Arctic cloud, aerosol, and radiation interaction, and retrieval of cloud and surface properties from ground-based and space-born sensors. Parameterization of Arctic clouds and surface properties in GCM models.
High latitude stratospheric ozone chemistry and retrieval of trace gases using optical spectroscopy.
Snow and ice properties retrieval using space born synthetic aperture radar data. Snow cover, snow wetness, snow water equivalent and glacier faces. Algorithm development and validation.
1991: Cand. Mag, University of Bergen.
1993: Cand. Scient. University of Bergen.
2001: Ph.D. University of Alaska Fairbanks. Ph.D. thesis was on stratospheric ozone depletion and spectroscopic trace gas measurements.
1997-2002: Part of the Site scientist team for the Department of Energy Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) program North Slope of Alaska (NSA) site.
1998-2003: Rapid Response Team Manager for the ARM NSA site.
Research experience: Physical optics and atmospheric science.
Storvold, R., 1993: Wave propagation in layered media, Cand. Scient. thesis. Department of Physics, University of Bergen.
Slusser, J, K. Stamnes, G. Shaw. R, Smith, R. Storvold, F. Murcray, A. Lee, and P. Good, 1998: High-latitude stratospheric NO2 and HNO3 over Fairbanks (65ºN) 1992-1994. J. Geophys. Res., 103, 1549-1554.
Storvold, R., 2001: Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of Stratospheric Ozone Depletion in the Northern Hemisphere Caused by Heterogeneous Chemistry, Ph.D. thesis. Department of Physics, University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Xiong X., R. Storvold, K. Stamnes, D. Lubin, 2002: Derivation of a treshold function for the AVHRR 3.75 mm channel and its application in automatic cloud discrimination over snow/ice surfaces. In press, Int. J. Remote Sens.
Marty, C, R. Philipona, J. Delamere, E. Dutton, J. Michalsky, K. Stamnes, R. Storvold, T. Stoffel, S. A. Clough, and E. J. Mlawer, 2002: Longwave irradiance uncertainty under arctic atmospheres: Comparisons between measured and modeled downward longwave fluxes. In Press, J. Geophys. Res.
Storvold, R., J. Stamnes, Uniform stationary-phase analysis of the field near the critical angle of total internal reflection. EOS Annual Meeting Digest, Vol.3, Zaragoza, 1993, p. 77-78
Storvold, R., H.A. Eide, P. Utley, K. Stamnes, G. Adalgeirsdottir, D. Lubin, T. Svendby, B.D. Zak, R.Moritz, P. Lawson, and J.A. Moore, Boundary-layer structure obtained with a tethered balloon system obtained with a satellite data acquisition system at the SHEBA ice camp, Proceedings of the 8th ARM Science team meeting, p. 733-738, Tucson, March 23-27, 1998.
B.D. Zak, H. Church, M. Ivey, L. Yellowhorse, J. Zirzow, K.B. Widener, P. Rhodes, C. Turney, A. Koontz, K. Stamnes, Storvold, R., H.A. Eide, P. Utley, R. Eagan, D. Cook, D. Hart, and M. Wesley, The North Slope of Alaska and Adjacent Arctic Ocean (NSA/AAO) CART site begins operation: Collaboration with SHEBA and FIRE, Proceedings of the 8th ARM Science team meeting, p. 831-835, Tucson, March 23-27, 1998.
Stamnes, K., R. Storvold, P. Lawson, and R. Borys, Development and deployment of a powered tethered balloon system SHEBA ice station for measurements of cloud micro-physical and radiative properties , Proceedings of the 9th ARM Science team meeting,, San Antonio, March 22-26, 1999.
Storvold, R., J. Delamere, H. A. Eide, H. Lindquist, P. Utley, K. Stamnes, C.R. Turney, K.B. Widener, and B.D. Zak, ARM participation in SHEBA: A mini-CART site operated in the Arctic Ocean from October 1997 until October 1998, Proceedings of the 9th ARM Science team meeting,, San Antonio, March 22-26, 1999.
Delamere, J., R. Storvold, H. A. Eide, H. Lindquist, P. Utley, K. Stamnes, C.R. Turney, K.B. Widener, and B.D. Zak, The first year of the north slope of Alaska/Adjacent Arctic Ocean ARM site: An overview of instrumentation, data.