Air pollution research


26. Shah RU, Robinson ES, Gu P, Robinson AL, Apte JS, Presto AA. High spatial resolution mapping of aerosol composition and sources in Oakland, California using mobile aerosol mass spectrometry. Accepted, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics. [open access]

25. Messier KP, Chambliss SE, Gani S, Alvarez RA, Brauer M, Choi JJ, Hamburg SP, Kerckhoffs J, LaFranchi B, Lunden MM, Marshall JD, Portier CJ, Roy A, Szpiro AA, Vermeulen RCH, Apte JS. Mapping air pollution with Google Street View cars: Efficient approaches with mobile monitoring and land use regression. Accepted, Environmental Science & Technology. [open access]

24. Gu P, Li HZ, Ye Q, Robinson ES, Apte JS, Robinson AL, Presto AA. Intra-city variability of PM exposure is driven by carbonaceous sources and correlated with land use variables. Accepted, Environmental Science & Technology, doi: 10.1021/acs.est.8b03833. [link]

23. Burnett R, Chen H, Szyszkowicz M, Fann N, Hubbell B, Pope CA III, Apte JS, Brauer M, Cohen A, Weichenthal S, Coggins J, Di Q, Brunekreef B, Frostad J, Lim SS, Kan H, Walker KD, Thurston G, Hayes RB, Lim CC, Turner MC, Jerrett M, Krewski D, Gapstur SM, Diver WR, Ostro B, Goldberg D, Crouse DL, Martin RV, Peters P, Pinault L, Tjepkema M, van Donkelaar A, Villeneueve PJ, Miller, AB, Yin P, Zhou M, Wang L, Janssen NAH, Marra M, Atkinson RW, Tsang H, Thach TQ, Cannon JB, Allen RT, Hart J, Laden F, Cesaroni G, Forastiere F, Weinmayr G, Jaensch A, Nagel G, Concin H, Spadaro JV. 2018. Global estimates of mortality associated with long-term exposure to outdoor fine particulate matter.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 115, 9592-9597. [link, open access]

22. Apte JS, Brauer M, Cohen AJ, Ezzati M, Pope CA III. 2018. Ambient PM2.5 reduces global and regional life expectancy. Environmental Science & Technology Letters 5, 546-551. [link, open access]

21. Robinson ES, Gu P, Ye Q, Li ZH, Shah RU, Apte JS, Robinson AL, Presto AA. 2018. Restaurant impacts on outdoor air quality: elevated organic aerosol mass from restaurant cooking with neighborhood-scale plume extents. Environmental Science & Technology 52, 9285–9294. [link]

20. Paolella D, Tessum CW, Adams P, Apte JS, Chambliss SE, Hill J, Muller NZ, Marshall JD. 2018. Effect of model spatial resolution on estimates of fine particulate matter exposure and exposure disparities in the United States. Environmental Science & Technology Letters 5, 436-441. [link]

19. Ye Q, Gu P, Li HZ, Robinson ES, Lipsky EM, Kaltsonoudis C, Lee AKY, Apte JS, Robinson AL, Sullivan RC, Presto AA, Donahue NM. 2018. Characterization of spatial variability of sources and mixing state of atmospheric particles in a metropolitan area. Environmental Science & Technology 52, 6807-6815.[link]

18. Saha P, Robinson ES, Shah RU, Zimmerman N, Apte JS, Robinson AL, Presto AA. 2018. Reduced ultrafine particle concentration in urban air: Changes in nucleation and anthropogenic emissions. Environmental Science & Technology 52, 6798–6806. [link]

17.  Alexeef SE, Roy A, Shan J, Liu X, Messier K, Apte JS, Portier C, Sidney S, van den Eeden SK. 2018. High-resolution mapping of traffic related air pollution with Google Street View cars and incidence of cardiovascular events within neighborhoods in Oakland, CA. Environmental Health 17:38 [link, open access]


16. Fantke P, Jolliet O, Apte JS, Hodas N, Evans J, Weschler CJ, Stylianou K.S, Jantunen M, McKone TE. 2017. Characterizing aggregated exposure to primary particulate matter: Recommended intake fractions for indoor and outdoor sources. Environmental Science & Technology 51, 9089-9100. [link, open access]

15. Apte JS, Messier KP, Gani S, Brauer M, Kirchstetter TW, Lunden MM, Marshall JD, Portier CJ, Vermeulen RCH,  Hamburg SP. 2017. High resolution air pollution mapping with Google Street View cars: Exploiting big data. Environmental Science & Technology 51, 6999-7008. [link, open access]

14. Kirchstetter TW, Preble CV, Hadley OC, Bond TC, Apte JS. 2017. Large reductions in black carbon concentrations in the United States between 1965 and 2000. Atmospheric Environment 151, 17-23. [link]


13. Brauer M, Freedman G, Frostad J, van Donkelaar A, Martin R, Dentener F, van Dingenen, Rita, Estep K, Amini H, Apte JS, Balakrishnan K, Barregard L, Broday D, Feigin V, Ghosh S, Hopke P, Knibbs L, Kokubo Y, Liu Y, Ma S, Morawska L, Texcalac Sangrador J-L, Shaddick G, Anderson HR, Vos T, Forouzanfar M, Burnett R, Cohen A. 2016. Ambient air pollution exposure estimation for the Global Burden of Disease 2013. Environmental Science & Technology 50, 79-88. [link]


12. Marshall JD, Apte JS, Coggins JS, Goodkind AL. 2015. Blue skies bluer? Environmental Science & Technology 49, 13929-13936. [link]

11. Apte JS, Marshall JD, Cohen AJ, Brauer M. 2015. Addressing global mortality from PM2.5. Environmental Science & Technology 49, 8057-8066. [link, open access]

10. Tang NW, Apte JS, Martien PM, Kirchstetter TW. 2015. Black carbon emissions from in-use diesel-electric passenger locomotives. Atmospheric Environment 115, 295-303. [link]

9. Su J, Apte JS, Lipsitt J, Garcia-Gonzales, DA, Beckerman BS, de Nazelle A, Texacalac-Sagrandor J-L, Jerrett M. 2015. Identification of population potentially exposed to traffic in seven world cities. Environment International 78, 82-89. [link]

8. Fantke P, Jolliet O, Evans JS, Apte JS, Cohen AJ, Hänninen OO, Hurley F, Jantunen MJ, Jerrett M, Levy JI, Loh MM, Marshall JD, Miller BG, Preiss P, Spadaro JV, Tainio M, Tuomisto JT, Weschler CJ, McKone TE. 2015. Health effects of fine particulate matter in life cycle impact assessment: findings from the Basel Guidance Workshop. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 20, 276-288. [link]


7. Krzyzanowski M, Apte JS, Bonjour SP, Brauer M, Cohen AJ, Prüss-Üstün A. 2014. Air pollution in the megacities. Current Environmental Health Reports 1, 185-191. [link]


6.  Saraswat A , Apte JS, Kandlikar M, Brauer M, Henderson SB, Marshall JD, 2013. Spatiotemporal land use regression models of fine, ultrafine, and black carbon particulate matter in New Delhi, India. Environmental Science & Technology 47, 12903–12911. [link]


5.  Apte JS, Bombrun E, Marshall JD, Nazaroff WW, 2012. Global intraurban intake fractions for air pollutants from vehicles and other distributed sources. Environmental Science & Technology 46, 3415-3423.
[link, open access]

4. Grieshop AP, Boland D, Reynolds CCO, Gouge B, Apte JS , Rogak S, Kandlikar M. 2011. Modeling air pollutant emissions from Indian auto-rickshaws: model development and implications for fleet emission rate estimates.  Atmospheric Environment 50, 148-15. [link]


3. Apte JS, Kirchstetter TW, Reich AH, Deshpande SJ, Kaushik G, Chel A, Marshall JD, Nazaroff WW. 2011. Concentrations of fine, ultrafine, and black carbon particles in auto-rickshaws in New Delhi, India. Atmospheric Environment 45, 4470-4480. [link]

2. Sager J, Apte JS, Lemoine DM, Kammen DM. 2011. Reduce the growth rate of light duty vehicle travel to meet 2050 global climate goals. Environmental Research Letters 6, 024018. [link]


1. Coffey B, Borgeson S, Selkowitz S, Apte JS, Mathew P, Haves P. 2009. Towards a very low-energy building stock: modeling the US commercial building sector to support policy and innovation planning. Building Research & Information 37, 610-624. [link]