Tomas Mikoviny

Senior Engineer - Environmental Sciences
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Phone +47-22856342
Room V 146
Visiting address Sem Sælands vei 26 0371 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1033 0315 OSLO

Academic interests

  • Analytical Mass Spectrometry (proton-transfer-reaction mass spectrometry)
  • Volatile organic compounds
  • Transport and Photochemistry of Atmospheric Trace Gases (in-situ measurements and modeling)


  • Antonsen, Simen Gjelseth; Bunkan, Arne Joakim Coldevin; D'Anna, Barbara; Eichler, Philipp; Farren, Naomi J.; Hallquist, Mattias; Hamilton, Jacquiline F.; Kvarnliden, Hampus; Mikoviny, Tomas; Müller, Markus; Nielsen, Claus Jørgen; Stenstrøm, Yngve H.; Tan, Wen; Wisthaler, Armin & Zhu, Liang (2017). Atmospheric Chemistry of tert-butylamine and AMP. Energy Procedia.  ISSN 1876-6102.  114, s 1026- 1032 . doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.1248
  • Perring, Anne E.; Schwarz, Joshua P.; Markovic, Milos Z.; Fahey, David W.; Jimenez, José L.; Campuzano-Jost, Pedro; Palm, Brett D.; Wisthaler, Armin; Mikoviny, Tomas; Diskin, Glenn; Sachse, Glen; Ziemba, Luke; Anderson, Bruce; Shingler, Taylor; Crosbie, Ewan; Sorooshian, Armin; Yokelson, Robert & Gao, Ru-Shan (2017). In situ measurements of water uptake by black carbon-containing aerosol in wildfire plumes. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres.  ISSN 2169-897X.  122(2), s 1086- 1097 . doi: 10.1002/2016JD025688
  • Bunkan, Arne Joakim Coldevin; Mikoviny, Tomas; Nielsen, Claus Jørgen; Wisthaler, Armin & Zhu, Liang (2016). Experimental and Theoretical Study of the OH-Initiated Photo-oxidation of Formamide. Journal of Physical Chemistry A.  ISSN 1089-5639.  120(8), s 1222- 1230 . doi: 10.1021/acs.jpca.6b00032
  • Fisher, Jenny A.; Jacob, Daniel J.; Travis, Katherine R.; Kim, Patrick S.; Marais, Eloise A.; Miller, Christopher Chan; Yu, Karen; Zhu, Lei; Yantosca, Robert M.; Sulprizio, Melissa P.; Mao, Jingqiu; Wennberg, Paul O.; Crounse, John D.; Teng, Alex P.; Nguyen, Tran B.; St. Clair, Jason M.; Cohen, Ronald C.; Romer, Paul; Nault, Benjamin A.; Wooldridge, Paul J.; Jimenez, Jose L.; Campuzano-Jost, Pedro; Day, Douglas A.; Hu, Weiwei; Shepson, Paul B.; Xiong, Fulizi; Blake, Donald R.; Goldstein, Allen H.; Misztal, Pawel K.; Hanisco, Thomas F.; Wolfe, Glenn M.; Ryerson, Thomas B.; Wisthaler, Armin & Mikoviny, Tomas (2016). Organic nitrate chemistry and its implications for nitrogen budgets in an isoprene- and monoterpene-rich atmosphere: Constraints from aircraft (SEAC4RS) and ground-based (SOAS) observations in the Southeast US. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.  ISSN 1680-7316.  16(9), s 5969- 5991 . doi: 10.5194/acp-16-5969-2016
  • Fried, Alan R.; Barth, Mary C.; Bela, Megan M.; Weibring, Petter K.A.; Richter, Dirk A.; Walega, James G.; Li, Yunyao; Pickering, Kenneth E.; Apel, Eric C.; Hornbrook, Rebecca S.; Hills, Alan J.; Riemer, Daniel D.; Blake, Nicola J.; Blake, Donald Ray; Schroeder, Jason R.; Luo, Zhengzhaojohnny; Crawford, James H.; Olson, Jennifer Richardson; Rutledge, Steven A.; Betten, Daniel P.; Biggerstaff, Michael Irwin; Diskin, Glenn S.; Sachse, Glen W.; Campos, Teresa L.; Flocke, Frank M.; Weinheimer, Andrew J.; Cantrell, Christopher A.; Pollack, Ilana B.; Peischl, Jeff; Froyd, Karl D.; Wisthaler, Armin; Mikoviny, Tomas & Woods, Sarah (2016). Convective transport of formaldehyde to the upper troposphere and lower stratosphere and associated scavenging in thunderstorms over the central United States during the 2012 DC3 study. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences.  ISSN 2169-8953.  121(12), s 7430- 7460 . doi: 10.1002/2015JD024477
  • Halliday, Hannah S; Thompson, Anne M.; Wisthaler, Armin; Blake, Donald R.; Hornbrook, Rebecca S.; Mikoviny, Tomas; Müller, Markus; Eichler, Philipp; Apel, Eric C. & Hills, Alan J. (2016). Atmospheric benzene observations from oil and gas production in the Denver-Julesburg Basin in July and August 2014. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences.  ISSN 2169-8953.  121(18), s 11,055- 11,074 . doi: 10.1002/2016JD025327
  • Li, Yang; Barth, Mary C.; Chen, Gao; Patton, Edward G; Kim, Si-Wan; Wisthaler, Armin; Mikoviny, Tomas; Fried, Alan; Clark, Richard & Steiner, Allison L. (2016). Large-eddy simulation of biogenic VOC chemistry during the DISCOVER-AQ 2011 campaign. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences.  ISSN 2169-8953.  121(13), s 8083- 8105 . doi: 10.1002/2016JD024942
  • Liu, Xiaoxi; Zhang, Yangmei; Huey, Lewis Gregory; Yokelson, Robert J.; Wang, Yuesi; Jiménez, José Luis; Campuzano-Jost, Pedro; Beyersdorf, Andreas J.; Blake, Donald Ray; Choi, Yunsoo; St Clair, Jason M.; Crounse, John D.; Day, Douglas A.; Diskin, Glenn S.; Fried, Alan R.; Hall, Samuel R.; Hanisco, Thomas F.; King, Laura E.; Meinardi, Simone; Mikoviny, Tomas; Palm, Brett B.; Peischl, Jeff; Perring, Anne E.; Pollack, Ilana B.; Ryerson, Thomas B.; Sachse, Glen W.; Schwarz, Joshua P.; Simpson, Isobel J.; Tanner, David J.; Thornhill, Kenneth Lee; Ullmann, Kirk; Weber, Rodney J.; Wennberg, Paul O.; Wisthaler, Armin; Wolfe, Glenn M. & Ziemba, Luke D. (2016). Agricultural fires in the southeastern U.S. during SEAC4RS: Emissions of trace gases and particles and evolution of ozone, reactive nitrogen, and organic aerosol. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres.  ISSN 2169-897X.  121(12), s 7383- 7414 . doi: 10.1002/2016JD025040
  • Müller, Markus; Anderson, Bruce E; Beyersdorf, Andreas J.; Crawford, J.H; Diskin, Glenn S.; Eichler, Philipp; Fried, Alan; Keutsch, Frank N.; Mikoviny, Tomas; Thornhill, Kenneth L.; Walega, James G.; Weinheimer, Andrew J.; Yang, Melissa; Yokelson, Robert J. & Wisthaler, Armin (2016). In situ measurements and modeling of reactive trace gases in a small biomass burning plume. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.  ISSN 1680-7316.  16(6), s 3813- 3824 . doi: 10.5194/acp-16-3813-2016
  • Pollack, Ilana B.; Homeyer, Cameron R.; Ryerson, Thomas B.; Aikin, Kenneth C.; Peischl, Jeff; Apel, Eric C.; Campos, Teresa L.; Flocke, Frank M.; Hornbrook, Rebecca S.; Knapp, David J.; Montzka, Denise D.; Weinheimer, Andrew J.; Riemer, Daniel D.; Diskin, Glenn S.; Sachse, Glen W.; Mikoviny, Tomas; Wisthaler, Armin; Bruning, Eric C.; Macgorman, Donald R.; Cummings, Kristin A.; Pickering, Kenneth E.; Huntrieser, Heidi; Lichtenstern, Michael; Schlager, Hans & Barth, Mary C. (2016). Airborne quantification of upper tropospheric NOx production from lightning in deep convective storms over the United States Great Plains. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres.  ISSN 2169-897X.  121(4), s 2002- 2028 . doi: 10.1002/2015JD023941
  • Schroeder, Jason R.; Crawford, James H.; Fried, Alan; Walega, James; Weinheimer, Andrew; Wisthaler, Armin; Müller, Markus; Mikoviny, Tomas; Chen, Gao; Shook, Michael; Blake, Donald R.; Diskin, Glenn; Estes, Mark; Thompson, Anne M; Lefer, Barry L; Long, Russell & Mattson, Eric (2016). Formaldehyde column density measurements as a suitable pathway to estimate near-surface ozone tendencies from space. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences.  ISSN 2169-8953.  121(21), s 13,088- 13,112 . doi: 10.1002/2016JD025419
  • Shingler, Taylor; Crosbie, Ewan; Ortega, Amber; Shiraiwa, M.; Zuend, Andreas; Beyersdorf, Andreas; Ziemba, L.; Anderson, Bruce; Thornhill, Lee; Perring, Anne E.; Schwarz, Joshua P.; Campazano-Jost, Pedro; Day, Douglas A.; Jimenez, Jose L.; Hair, Johnathan W.; Mikoviny, Tomas; Wisthaler, Armin & Sorooshian, Armin (2016). Airborne characterization of subsaturated aerosol hygroscopicity and dry refractive index from the surface to 6.5 km during the SEAC4RS campaign. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences.  ISSN 2169-8953.  121(8), s 4188- 4210 . doi: 10.1002/2015JD024498
  • Shingler, Taylor; Sorooshian, Armin; Ortega, Amber; Crosbie, Ewan; Wonaschutz, Anna; Perring, Anne E.; Beyersdorf, Andreas; Ziemba, Luke; Jimenez, Jose L.; Campuzano-Jost, Pedro; Mikoviny, Tomas; Wisthaler, Armin & Russell, Lynn M. (2016). Ambient observations of hygroscopic growth factor and f(RH) below 1: Case studies from surface and airborne measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences.  ISSN 2169-8953.  121(22), s 661- 677 . doi: 10.1002/2016JD025471
  • Yates, Emma L.; Iraci, Laura T.; Singh, Hanwant B.; Tanaka, Tomoaki; Roby, Matthew C.; Hamill, Patrick J.; Clements, Craig B.; Lareau, Neil P.; Contezac, Jonathan; Blake, Dustin R.; Simpson, Isobel J.; Wisthaler, Armin; Mikoviny, Tomas; Diskin, Glenn S.; Beyersdorf, Andreas J.; Choi, Yonghoon; Ryerson, Thomas B.; Jimenez, Jose L.; Campuzano-Jost, Pedro; Loewenstein, Max & Gore, Warren J.Y. (2016). Airborne measurements and emission estimates of greenhouse gases and other trace constituents from the 2013 California Yosemite Rim wildfire. Atmospheric Environment.  ISSN 1352-2310.  127, s 293- 302 . doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2015.12.038
  • Yu, Karen; Jacob, Daniel J.; Fisher, Jenny A.; Kim, Patrick S.; Marais, Eloise A.; Miller, Christopher C.; Travis, Katherine R.; Zhu, Lei; Yantosca, Robert M.; Sulprizio, Melissa P.; Cohen, Ron C.; Dibb, Jack E.; Fried, Alan; Mikoviny, Tomas; Ryerson, Thomas B.; Wennberg, Paul O. & Wisthaler, Armin (2016). Sensitivity to grid resolution in the ability of a chemical transport model to simulate observed oxidant chemistry under high-isoprene conditions. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.  ISSN 1680-7316.  16(7), s 4369- 4378 . doi: 10.5194/acp-16-4369-2016
  • Zhang, Yuzhong; Wang, Yuhang; Chen, Gao; Smeltzer, Charles; Crawford, James; Olson, Jennifer; Szykman, James; Weinheimer, Andrew J.; Knapp, David J.; Montzka, Denise D.; Wisthaler, Armin; Mikoviny, Tomas; Fried, Alan & Diskin, Glenn (2016). Large vertical gradient of reactive nitrogen oxides in the boundary layer: Modeling analysis of DISCOVER-AQ 2011 observations. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences.  ISSN 2169-8953.  121(4), s 1922- 1934 . doi: 10.1002/2015JD024203
  • Apel, EC; Hornbrook, RS; Hills, AJ; Blake, NJ; Barth, MC; Weinheimer, A; Cantrell, C; Rutledge, SA; Basarab, B; Crawford, J; Diskin, G; Homeyer, CR; Campos, T; Flocke, F; Fried, A; Blake, DR; Brune, W; Pollack, I; Peischl, J; Ryerson, T; Wennberg, PO; Crounse, JD; Wisthaler, Armin; Mikoviny, Tomas; Huey, G; Heikes, B; O'Sullivan, D & Riemer, DD (2015). Upper tropospheric ozone production from lightning NOx-impacted convection: Smoke ingestion case study from the DC3 campaign. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres.  ISSN 2169-897X.  120, s 2505- 2523 . doi: 10.1002/2014JD022121
  • Bunkan, Arne Joakim Coldevin; Hetzler, Jens; Mikoviny, Tomas; Wisthaler, Armin; Nielsen, Claus Jørgen & Olzmann, Matthias (2015). The reactions of N-methylformamide and N,N-dimethylformamide with OH and their photo-oxidation under atmospheric conditions: experimental and theoretical studies. Physical Chemistry, Chemical Physics - PCCP.  ISSN 1463-9076.  17(10), s 7046- 7059 . doi: 10.1039/C4CP05805D Full text in Research Archive.
  • Emmons, Louisa K.; Arnold, Steve R.; Monks, Sarah A.; Huijnen, Vincent; Tilmes, Simone; Law, Katherine S.; Thomas, Jennie L.; Raut, Jean-Christophe; Bouarar, Idir; Turquety, Solène; Long, Yoann; Duncan, Bryan N.; Steenrod, Stephen D.; Strode, Sarah; Flemming, Johannes; Mao, Jingqiu; Langner, Joakim; Thompson, Anne Mee; Tarasick, David; Apel, Eric C.; Blake, Donald Ray; Cohen, Ronald C.; Dibb, Jack; Diskin, Glenn S.; Fried, Alan; Hall, Samuel R.; Huey, Lewis Gregory; Weinheimer, Andrew J.; Wisthaler, Armin; Mikoviny, Tomas; Nowak, John B.; Peischl, Jeff; Roberts, James M.; Ryerson, Thomas B.; Warneke, Carsten & Helmig, Detlev (2015). The POLARCAT Model Intercomparison Project (POLMIP): Overview and evaluation with observations. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.  ISSN 1680-7316.  15(12), s 6721- 6744 . doi: 10.5194/acp-15-6721-2015
  • Hu, Lu; Millet, Dylan B.; Baasandorj, Munkhbayar; Griffis, Timothy J.; Travis, Katherine R.; Tessum, Christopher W.; Marshall, Julian D.; Reinhart, Wesley F.; Mikoviny, Tomas; Müller, Markus; Wisthaler, Armin; Graus, Martin; Warneke, Carsten & De Gouw, Joost (2015). Emissions of C6–C8 aromatic compounds in the United States: Constraints from tall tower and aircraft measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences.  ISSN 2169-8953.  120(2), s 826- 842 . doi: 10.1002/2014JD022627
  • Hu, Weiwei; Campuzano-Jost, Pedro; Palm, Brett B.; Day, Douglas A.; Ortega, Amber M.; Hayes, Patrick L.; Krechmer, Jordan E.; Chen, Qi; Kuwata, Mikinori; Liu, Yingjun; De Sá, Suzane Simoes; McKinney, Karena A.; Martin, Scot T.; Hu, Min; Budisulistiorini, Sri Hapsari; Riva, Matthieu; Surratt, Jason D.; St Clair, Jason M.; Isaacman-Van Wertz, Gabriel; Yee, Lindsay D.; Goldstein, Allen H.; Carbone, Samara; Brito, Joel F.; Artaxo, Paulo; de Gouw, Joost A.; Koss, Abigail R.; Wisthaler, Armin; Mikoviny, Tomas; Karl, Thomas; Kaser, Lisa; Jud, Werner; Hansel, Amie K.; Docherty, Kenneth S.; Alexander, Michael Lizabeth; Robinson, Niall H.; Coe, Hugh; Allan, James Donald; Canagaratna, Manjula R.; Paulot, Fabien & Jiménez, José Luis (2015). Characterization of a real-time tracer for isoprene epoxydiols-derived secondary organic aerosol (IEPOX-SOA) from aerosol mass spectrometer measurements. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics.  ISSN 1680-7316.  15(20), s 11807- 11833 . doi: 10.5194/acp-15-11807-2015
  • Liao, Jin; Froyd, Karl D.; Murphy, Daniel M.; Keutsch, Frank N.; Yu, Ge; Wennberg, Paul O.; St. Clair, Jason M.; Crounse, John D.; Wisthaler, Armin; Mikoviny, Tomas; Jimenez, Jose L.; Campuzano-Jost, Pedro; Day, Douglas A.; Hu, Weiwei; Ryerson, Thomas B.; Pollack, Ilana B.; Peischl, Jeff; Anderson, Bruce E; Ziemba, Luke D.; Blake, Donald R.; Meinardi, Simone & Diskin, Glenn (2015). Airborne measurements of organosulfates over the continental U.S.. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences.  ISSN 2169-8953.  120(7), s 2990- 3005 . doi: 10.1002/2014JD022378
  • Sun, Kang; Cady-Pereira, Karen; Miller, David J.; Tao, Lei; Zondlo, Mark A.; Nowak, John B.; Neuman, Jonathan Andrew; Mikoviny, Tomas; Müller, Markus; Wisthaler, Armin; Scarino, Amy J. & Hostetler, Chris A. (2015). Validation of TES ammonia observations at the single pixel scale in the San Joaquin Valley during DISCOVER-AQ. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences.  ISSN 2169-8953.  120(10), s 5140- 5154 . doi: 10.1002/2014JD022846
  • Wolfe, Glenn M.; Hanisco, Thomas F.; Arkinson, Heather L.; Bui, Thaopaul; Crounse, John D.; Dean-Day, Jonathan M.; Goldstein, Allen H.; Guenther, Alex; Hall, Samuel R.; Huey, Greg L.; Jacob, Daniel J.; Karl, Thomas; Kim, Patrick S.; Liu, Xiaoxi; Marvin, Margaret R.; Mikoviny, Tomas; Misztal, Pawel K.; Nguyen, Trân B.H.; Peischl, Jeff; Pollack, Ilana B.; Ryerson, Thomas B.; St Clair, Jason M.; Teng, Alexander P.; Travis, Katherine R.; Ullmann, Kirk; Wennberg, Paul O. & Wisthaler, Armin (2015). Quantifying sources and sinks of reactive gases in the lower atmosphere using airborne flux observations. Geophysical Research Letters.  ISSN 0094-8276.  42(19), s 8231- 8240 . doi: 10.1002/2015GL065839
  • Anderson, Daniel C.; Loughner, Christopher P.; Diskin, Glenn S.; Weinheimer, Andrew; Canty, Timothy P.; Salawitch, Ross J.; Worden, HM; Fried, Alan; Mikoviny, Tomas; Wisthaler, Armin & Dickerson, Russell R. (2014). Measured and modeled CO and NOy in DISCOVER-AQ: An evaluation of emissions and chemistry over the eastern US. Atmospheric Environment.  ISSN 1352-2310.  96, s 78- 87 . doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.07.004
  • Maguta, Mihayo Musabila; Aursnes, Marius; Bunkan, Arne Joakim Coldevin; Edelen, Katie; Mikoviny, Tomas; Nielsen, Claus Jørgen; Stenstrøm, Yngve; Tang, Yizhen & Wisthaler, Armin (2014). Atmospheric fate of nitramines: An experimental and theoretical study of the OH reactions with CH<sub>3</sub>NHNO<sub>2</sub> and (CH<sub>3</sub>) <sub>2</sub>NNO<sub>2</sub>. Journal of Physical Chemistry A.  ISSN 1089-5639.  118(19), s 3450- 3462 . doi: 10.1021/jp500305w
  • Morken, Anne K.; Nenseter, Bjarne; Pedersen, Steinar; Chhaganlal, Milan; Feste, Jane K.; Tyborgnes, Rita Bøe; Ullestad, Øyvind; Ulvatn, Helge; Zhu, Liang; Mikoviny, Tomas; Wisthaler, Armin; Cents, Toine; Bade, Otto M.; Knudsen, Jacob; de Koeijer, Gelein; Falk-Pedersen, Olav & Hamborg, Espen S. (2014). Emission results of amine plant operations from MEA testing at the CO<sub>2</sub> Technology Centre Mongstad. Energy Procedia.  ISSN 1876-6102.  63, s 6023- 6038 . doi: 10.1016/j.egypro.2014.11.636
  • Müller, M; Mikoviny, Tomas; Feil, S; Haidacher, S.; Hanel, G.; Hartungen, E.; Jordan, A.; Märk, L.; Mutschlechner, P.; Schottkowsky, R.; Sulzer, P.; Crawford, J.H & Wisthaler, Armin (2014). A compact PTR-ToF-MS instrument for airborne measurements of volatile organic compounds at high spatiotemporal resolution. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques.  ISSN 1867-8548.  7(11), s 3763- 3772 . doi: 10.5194/amt-7-3763-2014
  • Müller, Markus; Mikoviny, Tomas & Wisthaler, Armin (2014). Detector aging induced mass discrimination and non-linearity effects in PTR-ToF-MS. International Journal of Mass Spectrometry.  ISSN 1387-3806.  365-366, s 93- 97 . doi: 10.1016/j.ijms.2013.12.008
  • Rivera-Rios, JC; Nguyen, T.B.; Crounse, J. D.; Jud, W.; St Clair, J. M.; Mikoviny, Tomas; Gilman, J. B.; Lerner, B. M.; Kaiser, J. B.; de Gouw, J.; Wisthaler, Armin; Hansel, A; Wennberg, P. O.; Seinfeld, J. H. & Keutsch, F. N. (2014). Conversion of hydroperoxides to carbonyls in field and laboratory instrumentation: Observational bias in diagnosing pristine versus anthropogenically controlled atmospheric chemistry. Geophysical Research Letters.  ISSN 0094-8276.  41(23), s 8645- 8651 . doi: 10.1002/2014GL061919
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