University of Minnesota
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
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Department of Soil, Water, and Climate

Dylan Millet | 612-626-3259
SWAC - dylan millet2
S328 Soil Science
1529 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108


B.S. 1998 University of British Columbia Chemistry
Ph.D 2003 University of California, Berkeley ESPM - Ecosystem Science

Research in my group aims to understand the chemical composition of the atmosphere and how it is affected by humans and by the biosphere.  We use a combination of field measurements, computer models, and satellite remote sensing to study atmospheric processes at multiple scales.

ESPM 1011:Issues in the Environment
ESPM 3425: Atmospheric Composition and Chemistry
LAAS 5426: Atmospheric Processes II: Radiation, Composition, and Climate

Graduate Programs:
Land and Atmospheric Science
Earth Sciences
Civil Engineering

Selected Publications:
Kim, S.Y., D.B. Millet, L. Hu, M.J. Mohr, T.J. Griffis, D. Wen, J.C. Lin, S.M. Miller, and M. Longo (2013), Constraints on carbon monoxide emissions based on tall tower measurements in the US Upper Midwest, Environ. Sci. Technol., 47, 8316-8324.

Griffis, T.J., X. Lee, J.M. Baker, M.P. Russelle, X. Zhang, R. Venterea, and D.B. Millet (2013), Reconciling the differences between top-down and bottom-up estimates of nitrous oxide emissions for the US Corn Belt , Global Biogeochem. Cy., 27, 1-9, doi:10.1002/gbc.20066.

Hu, L., D.B. Millet, S.Y. Kim, K.C. Wells, T.J. Griffis, E.V. Fischer, D. Helmig, J. Hueber, and A.J. Curtis (2013), North American acetone sources determined from tall tower measurements and inverse modelling, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 3379-3392.

Cady-Pereira, K.E., M.W. Shephard, D.B. Millet, M. Luo, K.C. Wells, Y. Xiao, V.H. Payne, and J. Worden (2012), Methanol from TES Global Observations: Retrieval algorithm and seasonal and spatial variability, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 8189-8203.

Millet, D.B., E. Apel, D.K. Henze, J. Hill, J.D. Marshall, H.B. Singh, and C.W. Tessum (2012), Natural and anthropogenic ethanol sources in North America and potential atmospheric impacts of ethanol fuel use, Environ. Sci. Technol., 46, 8484-8492.

Millet, D.B. (2012), Natural atmospheric acidity, Nature Geosci., 5, 8-9, doi:10.1038/ngeo1361 (News & Views).

Wells, K.C., D.B. Millet, L. Hu, K.E. Cady-Pereira, Y. Xiao, M.W. Shephard, C.L. Clerbaux, L. Clarisse, P.-F. Coheur, E.C. Apel, J. de Gouw, C. Warneke, H.B. Singh, A.H. Goldstein, and B.C. Sive (2012), Tropospheric methanol observations from space: Retrieval evaluation and constraints on the seasonality of biogenic emissions, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 5897-5912.

Hu, L., D.B. Millet, M.J. Mohr, K.C. Wells, T.J. Griffis, and D. Helmig (2011), Sources and seasonality of atmospheric methanol based on tall tower measurements in the US Upper Midwest, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 11145-11156.

Millet, D.B., A. Guenther, D.A. Siegel, N.B. Nelson, H.B. Singh, J.A. de Gouw, C. Warneke, J. Williams, G. Eerdekens, V. Sinha, T. Karl, F. Flocke, E. Apel, D.D. Riemer, P.I. Palmer, and M. Barkley (2010), Global atmospheric budget of acetaldehyde: 3D model analysis and constraints from in-situ and satellite observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 3405-3425.

Millet, D.B., E.L. Atlas, D.R. Blake, N.J. Blake, G.S. Diskin, J.S. Holloway, S. Meinardi, T.B. Ryerson, and G.W. Sachse (2009), Halocarbon emissions from the United States and Mexico and their global warming potential, Environ. Sci. Technol., 43, 1055-1060.