OHSU

Reinhold Rasmussen

Reinhold A. Rasmussen

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Phone:  503 748-1515
Fax:  503 748-1464

 

Current Appointments

Professor Emeritus, Division of Environmental and Biomolecular Systems

 

Education

Ph.D., Botany Plant Physiology, Washington University, St. Louis, 1964
M.Ed., Biology, University of Massachusetts, 1960
B.S., Geology and Botany, University of Massachusetts, 1958

 

Research Interests

Atmospheric chemistry of trace gases; biogenic and anthropogenic emissions of trace gases and their roles in stratospheric ozone destruction and tropospheric ozone formation; measurements of trace gases at parts per trillion to parts per quadrillion levels; sources and sinks of isoprene and other hydrocarbons.

 

Awards and Honors

ISI Highly Cited Author

 

Selected Publications

Khalil, M. A. K.; Shearer, M. J.; Rasmussen, R. A.; Xu, L.; Liu, J. L. (2008). Methane and nitrous oxide emissions from subtropical rice agriculture in China. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 113,

Khalil, M. A. K.; Shearer, M. J.; Rasmussen, R. A.; Duan, C. L.; Ren, L. X. (2008). Production, oxidation, and emissions of methane from rice fields in China. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 113,

Khalil, M. A. K.; Butenhoff, C. L.; Rasmussen, R. A. (2007). Atmospheric methane: trends and cycles of sources and sinks. Environmental Science & Technology, 41, 2131-2137.

Khalil, M. A. K.; Rasmussen, R. A. (2007). Changes in the regional emissions of greenhouse gases and ozone-depleting compounds. Environmental Science & Technology, 38, 364-366.

Goldstein, A. H.; McKay, M.; Kurpius, M. R.; Schade, G. W.; Lee, A.; Holzinger, R.; Rasmussen, R. A. (2004). Forest thinning experiment confirms ozone deposition to forest canopy is dominated by reaction with biogenic VOCs. Geophysical Research Letters, 31,

Culbertson, J. A.; Prins, J. M.; Grimsrud, E. P.; Rasmussen, R. A.; Khalil, M. A. K.; Shearer, M. J. (2004). Observed trends for CF3-containing compounds in background air at Cape Meares, Oregon, Point Barrow, Alaska, and Palmer Station, Antarctica. Chemosphere, 55, 1109-1119.

Tsai, S. M.; Zhang, J. F.; Smith, K. R.; Ma, Y. Q.; Rasmussen, R. A.; Khalil, M. A. K. (2003). Characterization of non-methane hydrocarbons emitted from various cookstoves used in China. Environmental Science & Technology, 37, 2869-2877.

Khalil, M. A. K.; Rasmussen, R. A.; Culbertson, J. A.; Prins, J. M.; Grimsrud, E. P.; Shearer, M. J. (2003). Atmospheric perfluorocarbons. Environmental Science & Technology, 37, 4358-4361.

Khalil, M. A. K.; Rasmussen, R. A. (2003). Tracers of wood smoke. Atmospheric Environment, 37, 1211-1222.