7fcde7 square The Department of Oceanography at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, SOEST
Antony Clarke

Emeritus Researcher

School of Ocean & Earth Science & Technology (SOEST)
University of Hawai`i at Manoa (UHM) 
1000 Pope Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Phone: (808) 956-6215 
Fax: (808) 956-7112

E-mail: tclarke@soest.hawaii.edu



  • BS 1967 - Physics, University of Delaware
  • MS 1978 - Physics, Portland State University
  • Ph.D 1983 - Geophysics, University of Washington
Research Interests
Anthropogenic and Marine Aerosol Studies:
  • Global Pollution
  • Radiative Effects
  • Biogeochemical Cycles
  • Clouds
  • Climate
Teaching Activities

  • MET 621 - Cloud Physics
  • OCN 699, 700, 800 - Directed, Thesis and Dissertation Research
Ten Selected Publications

Clarke, A.D., V.N. Kapustin, F. L. Eisele, R. J. Weber, P. H. McMurry,  Particle Production near Marine Clouds: Sulfuric Acid and Predictions from Classical Binary Nucleation , Geophys. Res. Lett., 26, 2425-2428, 1999.

Clarke, A., V. Kapustin, W. Collins, P. Rasch, K. Moore, S. Howell and H. Fuelberg, Dust and Pollution Transport on Global Scales: Aerosol Measurements and Model Predictions,  Jour.Geophys. Res., 32,555-32,569, 106, D23, 2001.

Clarke, A. D., S. Howell, P. K. Quinn, T.S. Bates, E. Andrews, A. Jefferson, J. A. Ogren, A. Massling, O. Mayol-Bracero, H. Maring, D. Savoie, G. Cass The INDOEX aerosol: A comparison and summary of microphysical, chemical, and optical properties observed from land, ship, and aircraft, J. Geophys. Res., 107(D19), 8033,  doi:10.1029/2001JD000572, 2002.

Clarke, A.D., V. Kapustin, A Pacific Aerosol Survey – Part 1: A Decade of Data on   Production, Transport, Evolution and Mixing in the Troposphere,  Jour. Atmos. Sci., v59, 3, Part 1, 2002.

 Ramanathan, V., P. Crutzen, J. Lillieveld, …..A. Clarke,…. et al., The Indian Ocean Experiment: An integrated assessment of the Climate Forcing and effects of the Great Indo-Asian Haze, Jour. Geophys. Res., 28,371-28,398, 106, D22, 2001.

Shinozuka, Y., A. Clarke, S. Howell et al., Sea-salt size distributions, vertical profiles and optical properties for the Southern Ocean and Pacific Tropics: Wind Speed, Spatial variability and Contributions to Optical Depth, Jour. Geophys. Res., 109, doi:10.1029/2004JD004975, 2004.

Clarke, A. D., V. N. Kapustin, Y. Shinozuka, S. Howell, B. Huebert, S. Masonis, T. Anderson, D. Covert, R. Weber, J. Anderson, H. Zin, K.G. Moore II, C. McNaughton; Size-Distributions and Mixtures of Black Carbon and Dust Aerosol in Asian Outflow: Physio-chemistry, Optical Properties, accepted Jour. Geophys, Res., Feb. 2004.

McNaughton, C. S., S. G. Howell, A.D. Clarke, B. Blomquist, T. Anderson, S. J. Masonis, R. J. Weber, F. L. Eisele, L. Mauldin, The Spatial Distribution and Size Evolution of Particles in Asian Outflow: The Significance of Primary and Secondary Aerosol during ACE-Asia and TRACE-P, Jour. Geophys. Res., 109, D19S06, doi: 10.1029/2003JD003528, 2004.

Kapustin, V. N., A. D. Clarke, Y. Shinozuka, S. Howell, V. Brekhovskikh, T. Nakajima, and A. Higurashi (2006), On the determination of a cloud condensation nuclei from satellite: Challenges and possibilities, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D04202, doi:10.1029/2004JD005527 (2006).

Clarke, A., S. Owens and J. Zhou, An ultrafine sea-salt flux from breaking waves: Implications for CCN in the remote marine atmosphere, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D06202, doi:10.1029/2005JD006565, 2006.

Research Funding

RESEARCH PROPOSALS (U of H since 1986 - TOTAL approx. $ 5,400,000):


Measurement and Analysis of Aerosol Physio-chemistry and Optical Properties in support of AURA and the NASA (INTEX A, B) Missions, NASA, $653,498, three years, 8/2005-8/2008

Measurement and Analysis of Aerosol Physio-chemistry and Optical Properties in Support of MIRAGE-Mex (Mexico City Pollution Outflow Experiment), NSF, $ 520,000, 8/2005-8/2008

Sea-salt Aerosol Fields from Breaking Waves & Bursting Bubbles: Microphysical, Optical & Spatial Evolution in a Natural Wind Tunnel, ONR, 9/01/03 - 2/28/06 $338,498

In-Situ Measurements of Aerosol Size Distributions, Black Carbon and Inferred CCN and Their Implications for Remote Sensing: Retrospective Data Analysis and Instrument Refinement, 12/01/2003-11/30/2006, $440,233

Measurements of Aerosol Physio-chemistry and Optical Properties aboard the DC-8 in support of the NASA (INTEX-NA) Mission, 5/01/2004 - 4/30/2005, $126,690