The Pratt Lab studies the chemical interactions between atmospheric trace gases, particles, and clouds with the biosphere and cryosphere to understand processes associated with air quality and climate change. We primarily focus on the use of novel mass spectrometry techniques.
Studying Bromine, Ozone, and Mercury Chemistry in the Arctic.Nghiem, S., P. Clemente-Colon, T. Douglas, C. Moore, D. Obrist, D. Perovich, K. Pratt, I. Rigor, W. Simpson, P.B. Shepson, A. Steffen and J. Woods, Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 2013, 94: 289-291.
Organosulfates in cloud water above the Ozarks’ isoprene source region. Pratt, K.A.*, M.N. Fiddler, P.B. Shepson, A.G. Carlton and J.D. Surratt, Atmospheric Environment, 2013, 77: 231-238.
Photochemical production of molecular bromine in Arctic surface snowpacks. Pratt, K.A.*, K. D. Custard, P.B. Shepson, T.A. Douglas, D. Pöhler, S. General, J. Zielcke, W.R. Simpson, U. Platt, D.J. Tanner, L.G. Huey, M. Carlsen and B.H. Stirm,Nature Geoscience, 2013, 6: 351-356.