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Paola Crippa

Paola Crippa


Phone: 574-631-6254

Office: 162 Fitzpatrick Hall


Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, Indiana University-Bloomington, USA, 2013

M.S., Environmental Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 2007

B.S., Environmental Engineering, Politecnico di Milano, Italy, 2005

Summary of Activities/Interests

Air Quality and Aerosol Dynamics Modeling, Climate Change, Environmental and Computational Sustainability, High Performance Computing, Remote Sensing, WRF, WRF-Chem, Wind Energy



20. Crippa, P., Sullivan, R.C., Thota, A., Pryor, S.C. (2019): Sensitivity of simulated aerosol properties over eastern North America to WRF-Chem parameterizations, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres124

19. Porcu E., Castruccio S., Alegría, A. and Crippa P. (2019). Axially Symmetric Models for Global Data: a Journey between Geostatistics and Stochastic Generators, Environmetrics, in press.

18. Tagle, F., Castruccio, S., Crippa, P., and Genton, M.G., (2019): A Non-Gaussian Spatio-Temporal Model for Daily Wind Speeds Based on a Multivariate Skew-t Distribution, Journal of Time Series Analysis, 40: 312-326, doi: 10.1111/jtsa.12437.

17. Yu, C., Li, Z., Penna, N., Crippa, P. (2018): Generic atmospheric correction model for Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar observations, Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 123, 9202–9222, doi:10.1029/2017JB015305.

16. Chen, W., Castruccio, S., Genton, M.G., Crippa, P. (2018): Current and Future Estimates of Wind Energy Potential over Saudi Arabia, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres,123, doi:10.1029/2017JD028212.

15. Mead, M.I., Castruccio, S., Latif, M.T., Nadzir, M.S.M., Dominick, D., Thota, A., Crippa, P. (2018): Impact of the 2015 Wildfires on Malaysian Air Quality and Exposure: A Comparative Study of Observed and Modeled Data, Environmental Research Letters, 13(4), 044023.

14. Sullivan, R.C., Crippa, P. , Matsui, I., Leung, R.L., Zhao, C., Thota, A., and Pryor, S.C. (2018): New particle formation leads to cloud dimming, Nature Partner Journals: Climate and Atmospheric Science, 1(1), 9, doi:10.1038/s41612-018-0019-7.

13. Jeong, J., Castruccio S., Crippa, P., and Genton, M.G. (2018), Reducing storage of global wind ensembles with stochastic generators, Annals of Applied Statistics ,12, 1, 490-509.

12. Crippa, P., Castruccio, S., Pryor, S.C. (2017), Forecasting Ultrafine Particle Concentrations from Satellite and In-Situ Observations, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 122, 1828-1837, doi:10.1002/2016JD026021.

11. Crippa, P., Sullivan, R.C., Thota, A., Pryor, S.C. (2017), The impact of resolution on meteorological, chemical and aerosol properties in regional simulations with WRF-Chem, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 17, 1511-1528, doi:10.5194/acp-2016-453.

10. Crippa, P., Castruccio, S., Archer-Nicholls, S., Lebron, G.B., Kuwata, M., Thota, A., Sumin, S., Butt, E., Wiedinmyer, C., Spracklen, D.V. (2016): Population exposure to hazardous air quality due to the 2015 fires in Equatorial Asia, Nature Scientific Reports, 6, 37074, doi:10.1038/srep37074.

9. Sullivan, R.C., Crippa, P., Hallar A.G., Clarisse, L., Whitburn, S., Van Damme, M., Leaitch, W.R., Walker, J.T., Khlystov, A., and Pryor S.C. (2016), Using satellite-based measurements to explore spatiotemporal scales and variability of drivers of new particle formation, Journal of Geophysical Research- Atmospheres, 121, doi:10.1002/2016JD025568.

8. Crippa, P., Sullivan, R.C., Thota, A., Pryor, S.C. (2016), Evaluating the skill of high-resolution WRFChem simulations in describing drivers of aerosol direct climate forcing on the regional scale, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 16, 397-416, doi:10.5194/acp-16-397-2016.

7. Li, Z., Wright, T., Hooper, A., Crippa, P., Gonzalez, P., Walters, R., Elliott, J., Ebmeier, S., Hatton, E. and Parsons, B. (2016),Towards InSAR everywhere, all the time, with Sentinel-1, The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, XLI-B4, 763-766, doi:10.5194/isprs-archives-XLI-B4-763-2016.

6. Genton, M. G., Castruccio, S., Crippa, P., Dutta, S., Huser, R., Sun, Y., Vettori, S. (2015), Visuanimation in Statistics, Stat, 4(1), 81-96.

5. Wang, H., Barthelmie, R.J., Crippa, P., Doubrawa, P., Pryor, S.C. (2014), Profiles of Wind and Turbulence in the Coastal Atmospheric Boundary Layer of Lake Erie, Journal of Physics: Conference Series 524 012117, Lyngby.

4. Barthelmie, R.J., Crippa, P.,Wang, H., Smith, C. M., Krishnamurthy, R., Calhoun, R., Valyou, D., Marzocca, P., Matthiesen, D., Brown, G., and Pryor, S. C. (2014), 3D wind and turbulence characteristics or the atmospheric boundary-layer, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 95, 743-756.

3. Crippa, P., Spracklen, D., and Pryor, S. C. (2013), Satellite derived estimates of ultrafine particle concentrations over eastern North America, Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres, 118, 9968- 9981.

2. Crippa, P. and Pryor, S. C. (2013), Spatial and temporal scales of new particle formation events in eastern North America, Atmospheric Environment, 75, 257-264.

1. Crippa, P., Petäjä, T., Korhonen, H., El Afandi, G. S., and Pryor, S. C. (2012) Evidence of an elevated source of nucleation based on model simulations and data from the NIFTy experiment, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 12, 8021-8036.




    Crippa Research on Catastrophic 2015 Indonesian Wildfires Published in ERL

    March 12, 2018

    Prof. Paola Crippa's research on the 2015 Indonesian wildfires was published in Environmental Research Letters.