Recently I’ve been measuring CO2, CH4, N2CO in the remote atmosphere on the NASA DC-8 aircraft as part of the ATom project. I also work on understanding carbon dioxide and methane in the Arctic as part of the NASA CARVE and ABoVE projects. Our recent CARVE journal articles include Commane et al., PNAS, 2017. Prior to that, I developed a laser spectrometer instrument to measure fluxes of carbonyl sulfide (OCS) and deployed this instrument at Harvard Forest, MA. I worked to understand the processes controlling the OCS flux through collaboration with colleagues in the ecological sciences. Related OCS publications include Commane et al, PNAS, 2015.
07/2018 - current: Assistant Professor, Department of Earth & Environmental Science (DEES), Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University in the City of New York, New York, NY
09/2012 - 07/2018, Research Associate, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
09/2009 - 08/2012, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2003. BSc. Joint Hons. (Chem. & Mathematical Phys.), University College Dublin, Ireland
2005. MRes. Biomolecular Science, Dept. Chemistry, Imperial College, London, UK
2009. PhD. Atmospheric Chemistry, School of Chemistry, University of Leeds, UK