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Ben Fasoli
San Diego, CA, USA.


Research Associate
University of Utah, 2017-Present.

Chief Technology Officer
Scribe Engineering, 2017-2020.

Research Assistant
University of Utah, 2014-2017.


M.S. Atmospheric Sciences
University of Utah, 2017.

B.S. Atmospheric Sciences
University of Utah, 2015.


  • Alta Sustainability Leadership Award, 2016

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Lin, J. C., Bares, R., Fasoli, B., Garcia, M., Crosman, E., Lyman, S.: Declining Methane Emissions and Steady, High Leakage Rates Observed over Multiple Years in a western U.S. Oil/Gas Production Basin, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., in review 2021.

  2. Luo, Y., Mischna, M., Lin, J. C., Fasoli, B., Xiang, C., Yuk, Y.: Mars Methane Sources in Northwestern Gale Crater Inferred from Back-Trajectory Modeling, Earth Space Sci., 10.1002/essoar.10507550.1, in review 2021.

  3. Follstad Shah, J. J., Bares, R., Bowen, B. B., Bowen, G. J., Bowling, D. R., Eiriksson, D. P., Fasoli, B., Fiorella, R. P., Hallar, A. G., Hinners, S. J., Horel, J. D., Jacques, A. A., Jamison, L. R., Lin, J. C., Mendoza, D. L., Mitchell, L. E., Pataki, D. E., Skiles, S. M., Smith, R. M., Wolf, M. A., Brooks, P. D.: The Wasatch Environmental Observatory: a mountain to urban research network in the semi-arid Western US, Hydrol. Process., 10.1002/hyp.14352, 2021.

  4. Loughner, C. P., Fasoli, B., Stein, A. F., Lin, J. C.: Incorporating features from the Stochastic Time-Inverted Lagrangian Transport (STILT) model into the Hybrid Single-Particle Lagrangian Integrated Trajectory (HYSPLIT) model: a unified dispersion model for time-forward and time-reversed applications, J. Appl. Meteorol. Climatol., 10.1175/JAMC-D-20-0158.1, 2021.

  5. Roten, D., Wu, D., Fasoli, B., Oda, T., Lin, J. C.: An interpolation method to reduce the computational time in the stochastic Lagrangian particle dispersion modeling of spatially dense XCO2 retrievals, Earth Space Sci., 10.1029/2020EA001343, 2021.

  6. Mallia, D., Mitchell, L., Kunik, L., Fasoli, B., Bares, R., Gurney, K., Mendoza, D., Lin, J. C.: Constraining urban CO2 emissions using mobile observations from a light-rail public transit platform, Environ. Sci. Technol., 10.1021/acs.est.0c04388, 2020.

  7. Mendoza, D. L., Crosman, E. T., Mitchell, L. E., Jacques, A. A., Fasoli, B., Park, A. M., Lin, J. C. and Horel, J. D.: The TRAX Light-Rail Train Air Quality Observation Project, Urban Sci., 10.3390/urbansci3040108, 2019.

  8. Bares, R., Mitchell, L., Fasoli, B., Bowling, D., Catharine, D., Garcia, M., Eng, B., Ehleringer, J., Lin, J. C.: The Utah urban carbon dioxide (UUCON) and Uintah Basin greenhouse gas networks: Instrumentation, data and measurement uncertainty, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10.5194/essd-11-1291-2019, 2019.

  9. Foster, C.S., Crosman, E.T., Horel, J.D., Lyman, S., Fasoli, B., Bares, R. and Lin, J.C.: Quantifying methane emissions in the Uintah Basin during wintertime stagnation episodes, Elementa-Sci. Anthrop., 10.1525/elementa.362, 2019.

  10. Wu, D., Lin, J. C., Fasoli, B. Oda, T., Ye, X., Lauvaux, T., Yang, E. G., and Kort, E. A.: A Lagrangian approach towards extracting signals of urban CO2 emissions from satellite observations of atmospheric column CO2 (XCO2): X-Stochastic Time-Inverted Lagrangian Transport model (“X-STILT v1”), Geosci. Model Dev., 10.5194/gmd-11-4843-2018, 2018.

  11. Fasoli, B., Lin, J. C., Bowling, D. R., Mitchell, L., and Mendoza, D.: Simulating atmospheric tracer concentrations for spatially distributed receptors: updates to the Stochastic Time-Inverted Lagrangian Transport model's R interface (STILT-R version 2), Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 2813-2824, 10.5194/gmd-11-2813-2018, 2018.

  12. Lin, J. C., Mitchell, L.E., Crosman, E., Mendoza, D., Buchert, M., Bares, R., Fasoli, B., Bowling, D., Pataki, D., Catharine, D., Strong, C., Gurney, K., Patarasuk, R., Baasandorj, M., Jacques, A., Hoch, S., Ehleringer, J.: CO2 and carbon emissions from cities: linkages to air quality, socioeconomic activity and stakeholders in the Salt Lake City urban area, Bull. Am. Meteorol. Soc., 10.1175/BAMS-D-17-0037.1 2018.

  13. Mitchell, L. E., Crosman, E. T., Jacques, A. A., Fasoli, B., Leclair-Marzolf, L., Horel, J., Bowling, D. R., Ehleringer, J. R. and Lin, J. C.: Monitoring of greenhouse gases and pollutants across an urban area using a light-rail public transit platform, Atmos. Environ., 187, 9–23, 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2018.05.044, 2018.

  14. Bares, R., Lin, J. C., Hoch, S. W., Baasandorj, M., Mendoza, D. L., Fasoli, B., Mitchell, L., Catharine, D. and Stephens, B. B.: The Wintertime Covariation of CO2 and Criteria Pollutants in an Urban Valley of the Western United States, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123(5), 2684–2703, 10.1002/2017JD027917, 2018.

  15. Foster, C. S., Crosman, E. T., Holland, L., Mallia, D. V., Fasoli, B., Bares, R., Horel, J. and Lin, J. C.: Confirmation of Elevated Methane Emissions in Utah’s Uintah Basin With Ground-Based Observations and a High-Resolution Transport Model, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 26–44, 10.1002/2017JD027480, 2017.

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