Mark Flanner

Associate Professor

Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Michigan



Phone: 734-615-3605

Office: 2527B CSRB


2455 Hayward St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109


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Journal publications (advised students underlined)

Reports and Book Chapters

    He, C. and Flanner, M. (2020), Snow Albedo and Radiative Transfer: Theory, Modeling, and Parameterization. In: Kokhanovsky A. (eds), Springer Series in Light Scattering (Volume 5), Springer, Cham, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-38696-2_3.

    An Overview of Advisory Studies for the Office of Polar Programs (2019), prepared by the Advisory Committee to the National Science Foundation Office of Polar Programs (Weingartner, T., Flanner, M., Arnaudo, R., Fleener, C., Bartlett, D., Fuentes, J., Crowell, A., Heimbach, P., DeGrandpre, M., Kosseff, A., Loose, B., Nettles, M., Lynch, A., Quinn, P., Mack, M., Stammerjohn, S., Marsh, A., Steig, E., Mossey, C., and A. Vieregg), 33 pp.

    Contributing author to Chapter 3 (Polar Regions) of the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate: Meredith, M., M. Sommerkorn, S. Cassotta, C. Derksen, A. Ekaykin, A. Hollowed, G. Kofinas, A. Mackintosh, J. Melbourne-Thomas, M.M.C. Muelbert, G. Ottersen, H. Pritchard, and E.A.G. Schuur (2019): Polar Regions. In: IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate [H.-O. Portner, D.C. Roberts, V. Masson-Delmotte, P. Zhai, M. Tignor, E. Poloczanska, K. Mintenbeck, A. Alegria, M. Nicolai, A. Okem, J. Petzold, B. Rama, N.M. Weyer (eds.)]. In press.

    Cook J., Flanner M., Williamson C., McKenzie Skiles S. (2019), Bio-optical Properties of Terrestrial Snow and Ice. In: Kokhanovsky A. (eds) Springer Series in Light Scattering (Volume 4), Springer, Cham, doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-20587-4_3.

    AMAP Assessment (2015): Black carbon and ozone as Arctic climate forcers. Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), Oslo, Norway. vii + 116 pp.

    Contributing author to Chapter 7 (Clouds and Aerosols) of the IPCC Working Group 1 Fifth Assessment Report (2013): Boucher, O., D. Randall, P. Artaxo, C. Bretherton, G. Feingold, P. Forster, V.-M. Kerminen, Y. Kondo, H. Liao, U. Lohmann, P. Rasch, S.K. Satheesh, S. Sherwood, B. Stevens and X.Y. Zhang (2013): Clouds and Aerosols. In: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Stocker, T.F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, M. Tignor, S.K. Allen, J. Boschung, A. Nauels, Y. Xia, V. Bex and P.M. Midgley (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.

    UNEP/WMO (2011), Integrated Assessment of Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone, United Nations Environmental Programme and World Meteorological Organization, Nairobi, Kenya, 285 pp.

    AMAP (2011): The Impact of Black Carbon on Arctic Climate, P. K. Quinn, A. Stohl, A. Arneth, T. Berntsen, J. F. Burkhart, J. Christensen, M. Flanner, K. Kupiainen, H. Lihavainen, M. Shepherd, V. Shevchenko, H. Skov, and V. Vestreng. Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme (AMAP), Oslo. 72 pp.

    Oleson, K. W., D. M. Lawrence, G. B. Bonan, M. G. Flanner, E. Kluzek, P. J. Lawrence, S. Levis, S. C. Swenson, P. E. Thornton, A. Dai, M. Decker, R. Dickinson, J. Feddema, C. L. Heald, F. Hoffman, J.-F. Lamarque, N. Mahowald, G.-Y. Niu, T. Qian, J. Randerson, S. Running, K. Sakaguchi, A. Slater, R. Stockli, A. Wang, Z.-L. Yang, Xi. Zeng, and Xu. Zeng (2010): Technical Description of version 4.0 of the Community Land Model (CLM). NCAR Technical Note NCAR/TN-478+STR, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, CO, 257 pp.