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Laura Revell


Email Address:     laura(at)bodekerscientific.com

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Academic Qualifications: 
  • 2012  PhD, Department of Chemistry, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Thesis title: “The chemical sensitivity of stratospheric ozone to N2O and CH4 through the 21st century.”
  • 2009  MSc (Hons, 1st class), Department of Chemistry, University of Waikato, New Zealand. Thesis title: “Identification of the floral source of New Zealand honeys.”
  • 2007  BSc, Department of Chemistry, University of Waikato, New Zealand.

Professional Positions Held:
  • 2018 onwards:   Lecturer, School of Physical and Chemical Sciences, University of Canterbury. Profile page here.
  • 2015 onwards:   Scientist, Bodeker Scientific, based in Christchurch.
  • 2013-2015:          Postdoctoral scientist, Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.
  • 2009-2012:          PhD Student, University of Canterbury, based at NIWA Christchurch.

Present Research / Professional Specialty:


1. Morgenstern, O., K. A. Stone, R. Schofield, H. Akiyoshi, Y. Yamashita, D. E. Kinnison, R. R. Garcia, K. Sudo, D. A. Plummer, J. Scinocca, L. D. Oman, M. E. Manyin, G. Zeng, E. Rozanov, A. Stenke, L. E. Revell, G. Pitari, E. Mancini, G. Di Genova, D. Visioni, S. S. Dhomse, and M. P. Chipperfield (2018): Ozone sensitivity to varying greenhouse gases and ozone-depleting substances in CCMI simulations, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 18, 1091-1114, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-1091-2018.

2. Zhang, J., W. Tian, F. Xie, M. P. Chipperfield, W. Feng, S.-W. Son, N. L. Abraham, A. T. Archibald, S. Bekki, N. Butchart, M. Deushi, S. Dhomse, Y. Han, P. Jöckel, D. Kinnison, O. Kirner, M. Michou, O. Morgenstern, F. M. O’Connor, G. Pitari, D. A. Plummer, L. E. Revell, E. Rozanov, D. Visioni, W. Wang, and G. Zeng (2018): Stratospheric ozone loss over the Eurasian continent induced by the polar vortex shift, Nature Communications, doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-02565-2.

3. Revell, L. E., A. Stenke, B. Luo, S. Kremser, E. Rozanov, T. Sukhodolov and T. Peter (2017): Impacts of Mt Pinatubo volcanic aerosol on the tropical stratosphere in chemistry–climate model simulations using CCMI and CMIP6 stratospheric aerosol data, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17, 13139-13150, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-17-13139-2017.

4. Anderson, D. C., J. M. Nicely, G. M. Wolfe, T. F. Hanisco, R. J. Salawitch, T. P. Canty, R. R. Dickerson, E. C. Apel, S. Baidar, T. J. Bannan, N. J. Blake, D. Chen, B. Dix, R. P. Fernandez, S. R. Hall, R. S. Hornbrook, L. G. Huey, B. Josse, P. Jöckel, D. E. Kinnison, T. K. Koenig, M. LeBreton, V. Marécal, O. Morgenstern, L. D. Oman, L. L. Pan, C. Percival, D. Plummer, L. E. Revell, E. Rozanov, A. Saiz-Lopez, A. Stenke, K. Sudo, S. Tilmes, K. Ullmann, R. Volkamer, A. J. Weinheimer, and G. Zeng (2017): Formaldehyde in the Tropical Western Pacific: Chemical sources and sinks, convective transport, and representation in CAM-Chem and the CCMI models, Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 122, 11201–11226, doi: 10.1002/2016JD026121.

5. Staehelin, J., F. Tummon, L. Revell, A. Stenke, and T. Peter (2017):  Tropospheric Ozone at Northern Mid-Latitudes: Modeled and Measured Long-Term Changes, Atmosphere, 8, 163,  doi:10.3390/atmos8090163.

6. Kuchar, A., W. Ball, E. Rozanov, A. Stenke, L. Revell, J. Miksovsky, P. Pisoft and T. Peter (2017): On the aliasing of the solar cycle in the lower-stratospheric tropical temperature, Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 122, 9076-9093, doi: 10.1002/2017JD026948.

7. Morgenstern, O., M. I. Hegglin, E. Rozanov, F. M. O'Connor, N. L. Abraham, H. Akiyoshi, A. T. Archibald, S. Bekki, N. Butchart, M. P. Chipperfield, M. Deushi, S. S. Dhomse, R. R. Garcia, S. C. Hardiman, L. W. Horowitz, P. Jöckel, B. Josse, D. Kinnison, M. Lin, E. Mancini, M. E. Manyin, M. Marchand, V. Marécal, M. Michou, L. D. Oman, G. Pitari, D. A. Plummer, L. E. Revell, D. Saint-Martin, R. Schofield, A. Stenke, K. Stone, K. Sudo, T. Y. Tanaka, S. Tilmes, Y. Yamashita, K. Yoshida, and G. Zeng (2017): Review of the global models used within phase 1 of the Chemistry-Climate Model Initiative (CCMI1), Geoscientific Model Development, 10, 639-671, doi:10.5194/gmd-10-639-2017.

8. Ball, W. T., A. Kuchař, E. V. Rozanov, J. Staehelin, F. Tummon, A. K. Smith, T. Sukhodolov, A. Stenke, L. Revell, A. Coulon, W. Schmutz, and T. Peter (2016): An upper-branch Brewer-Dobson circulation index for attribution of stratospheric variability and improved ozone and temperature trend analysis, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 15485-1550, doi:10.5194/acp-16-15485-2016

9. Revell, L. E., A. Stenke, E. Rozanov, W. Ball, S. Lossow and T. Peter (2016), The role of methane in projections of 21st century stratospheric water vapour, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 13067-13080.

10. Revell, L. E., F. Tummon, R. J. Salawitch, A. Stenke and T. Peter (2015), The changing ozone depletion potential of N2O in a future climate, Geophysical Research Letters, 42, 10,047–10,055.

11. Revell, L. E., F. Tummon, A. Stenke, T. Sukhodolov, A. Coulon, E. Rozanov, H. Garny, V. Grewe and T. Peter (2015), Drivers of the tropospheric ozone budget throughout the 21st century under the medium-high climate scenario RCP 6.0, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15, 5887-5902.

12. Bretl, S., P. Reutter, C. C. Raible, S. Ferrachat, C. Schnadt Poberaj, L. E. Revell and U. Lohmann (2015), The influence of absorbed solar radiation by Saharan dust on hurricane genesis, Journal of Geophysical Research, 120, 1902-1917.

13. Pawson, S., W. Steinbrecht (lead authors) and 30 coauthors and contributors (including L. E. Revell, contributor), Update on global ozone: past, present, and future, in Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2014, WMO Global Ozone Res. Monit. Proj. – Rep., vol. 55, Chap. 2, World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 2014.

14. Revell, L. E., B. Morris and M. Manley-Harris (2014), Analysis of volatile compounds in New Zealand unifloral honeys by SPME-GC-MS and chemometric-based classification of floral source, Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, 8(2), 81-91.

15. Revell, L. E. and B. E. Williamson (2013), Why are some reactions slower at higher temperatures? Journal of Chemical Education, 90, 1024-1027.

16. Revell, L. E., G. E. Bodeker, P. E. Huck, and B. E. Williamson (2012), Impacts of the production and consumption of biofuels on stratospheric ozone, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L10804, doi: 10.1029/2012GL051546. 

17. Revell, L. E., G. E. Bodeker, D. Smale, R. Lehmann, P. E. Huck, B. E. Williamson, E. Rozanov and H. Struthers (2012), The effectiveness of N2O in depleting stratospheric ozone, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, L15806, doi:10.1029/2012GL052143.

18. Revell, L. E., G. E. Bodeker, P. E. Huck, B. E. Williamson and E. Rozanov (2012), The sensitivity of stratospheric ozone changes through the 21st century to N2O and CH4, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 11309-11317, doi: 10.5194/acp-12-11309-2012

19. Deadman, B. J., W. Henderson, B. K. Nicholson, L. E. Petchell, S. L. Rose, and T. S. A. Hor (2010), The arylation of [Pt2([mu]-S)2(PPh3)4], Inorganica Chimica Acta, 363(4), 637-644, doi: 10.1016/j.ica.2009.11.012.

Publicly available papers undergoing peer review:
1. Sukhodolov, T., J.-X. Sheng, A. Feinberg, B. Luo, T. Peter, L. Revell, A. Stenke, D. K. Weisenstein and E. Rozanov (2018): Size-resolved stratospheric aerosol distributions after Pinatubo derived from a coupled aerosol-chemistry-climate model, Geoscientific Model Development Discussions, https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-2017-326.

2. Dhomse, S., D. Kinnison, M. P. Chipperfield, I. Cionni, M. Hegglin, N. L. Abraham, H. Akiyoshi, A. T. Archibald, E. M. Bednarz, S. Bekki, P. Braesicke, N. Butchart, M. Dameris, M. Deushi, S. Frith, S. C. Hardiman, B. Hassler, L. W. Horowitz, R.-M. Hu, P. Jöckel, B. Josse, O. Kirner, S. Kremser, U. Langematz, J. Lewis, M. Marchand, M. Lin, E. Mancini, V. Marécal, M. Michou, O. Morgenstern, F. M. O'Connor, L. Oman, G. Pitari, D. A. Plummer, J. A., Pyle, L. E.  Revell, E. Rozanov, R. Schofield, A. Stenke, K. Stone, K. Sudo, S. Tilmes, D. Visioni, Y. Yamashita, Y. and G. Zeng (2018): Estimates of ozone return dates from Chemistry-Climate Model Initiative simulations, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2018-87.

3. Dietmüller, S., R. Eichinger, H. Garny, T. Birner, H. Boenisch, G. Pitari, E. Mancini, D. Visioni, A. Stenke, L. Revell, E. Rozanov, D. A. Plummer, J. Scinocca, P. Jöckel, L. Oman, M. Deushi, S. Kiyotaka, D. E. Kinnison, R. Garcia, O. Morgenstern, G. Zeng, K. A. Stone, and R. Schofield (2017): Quantifying the effect of mixing on the mean Age of Air in CCMVal-2 and CCMI-1 models, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2017-1143.

4. Orbe, C., H. Yang, D. W. Waugh, G. Zeng, O, Morgenstern, D. E., Kinnison, J.-F. Lamarque, S. Tilmes, D. A. Plummer, J. F. Scinnoca, B. Josse, V. Marecal, P. Jöckel, L. D. Oman, S. E. Strahan, M. Deushi, T. Y. Tanaka, K. Yoshida, H.  Akiyoshi, Y. Yamashita, A. Stenke, L. Revell, T. Sukhodolov, E. Rozanov, G. Pitari, D. Visioni, K. A. Stone, and R. Schofield (2017): Large-Scale Tropospheric Transport in the Chemistry Climate Model Initiative (CCMI) Simulations, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2017-1038.

5. Maycock, A. C., K. Matthes, S. Tegtmeier, H. Schmidt, R. Thiéblemont, L. Hood, S. Bekki, M. Deushi, P. Jöckel, O. Kirner, M. Kunze, M. Marchand, D. R. Marsh, M. Michou, L. E. Revell, E. Rozanov, A. Stenke, Y. Yamashita, and K. Yoshida (2017): The representation of solar cycle signals in stratospheric ozone. Part II: Analysis of global models, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions,  https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2017-477.

6. Ayarzagüena, B., L. M. Polvani, U. Langematz, H. Akiyoshi, S. Bekki, N. Butchart, M. Dameris, M. Deushi, S. C. Hardiman, P. Jöckel, A. Klekociuk, M. Marchand, M. Michou, O. Morgenstern, F. M. O'Connor, L. D. Oman, D. A. Plummer, L. Revell, E. Rozanov, D. Saint-Martin, J. Scinocca, A. Stenke, K. Stone, Y. Yamashita, K. Yoshida, and G. Zeng (2018): No Robust Evidence of Future Changes in Major Stratospheric Sudden Warmings: A Multi-model Assessment from CCMI, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-2018-296.

1. Revell, L. E. (2013), Linking anthropogenic climate change and stratospheric ozone depletion, Chemistry in New Zealand, 77(4), 130-135.

2. Revell, L. E. (2011), Implementation of a tax and one hundred per cent dividend scheme as a means for New Zealand to address greenhouse gas emissions, New Zealand Science Review, 68(4), 136-138.