Marc L. Fischer

Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts Division
Energy Technologies Area
Mail Stop 90R2002
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Rd.
Berkeley, CA 94720

Phone: 510-486-5539

FAX: 510-486-5928



B.S. 1981 - Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

M.S. 1982 - Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ph.D. 1991 - Physics, University of California at Berkeley

Postdoctoral 1991-1998 - UC Berkeley Astrophysics, Terrestrial Biogeochemistry

Committee Activities and Other Service

Selected scientific conference planning and organization:

Invited member, Planning Committee, 2009 North American Carbon Program (NACP) Investigators' Meeting, February 2009

Committee Reports: North American Carbon Program Implementation Plan

Review of Proposals: DOE - Office of Science, NSF-Atmospheric Chemistry, NOAA-Office of Global Programs

Review of Manuscripts: Journal Geophysical Research, Journal of Applied Meteorology, Ecological Applications, Environmental Science & Technology, Journal of Atmospheric Environment, Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, and Astrophysical Journal.

Main Collaborators (last 24 months)

A. Andrews (NOAA), J.A. Berry (Carnegie), E. Dlugokencky (NOAA), K. Gurney (Purdue U.), R. Keeling (UCSD), S. Montzka (NOAA), W.J. Riley (LBNL), C. Sweeney (NOAA), P.P. Tans (NOAA), M.S. Torn (LBNL), R. Weiss (UCSD), S.C. Wofsy (Harvard), P.O. Wennberg (CalTech).


E. Lokupitiya, A.S. Denning, K. Paustian, I. Baker, K. Schaefer, S.Verma, T. Meyers, C. Bernacchi, A. Suyker, M.L. Fischer. 2009. Incorporation of crop phenology in Simple Biosphere Model (SiBcrop) to improve land-atmosphere carbon exchanges from croplands. Biogeosciences, 6, 969-986. DOI: 10.5194/bgd-6-1903-2009.

Fischer, M.L., C. Zhao., W.J. Riley, and A.C. Andrews. 2009. Observation of CH4 and other Non-CO2 Green House Gas Emissions from California. California Energy Commission, PIER Energy-Related Environmental Research. (Report # 500-2009-096).

Fountoukis, C., A. Nenes, A. Sullivan, R. Weber, T. Van Reken, M. Fischer, E. Matías, and M. Moya, D. Farmer, and R. C. Cohen. 2009. Thermodynamic characterization of Mexico City aerosol during MILAGRO 2006. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 9, 2141-2156, 2009.

Fischer, M.L, Billesbach, D.P., Riley, W.J, Berry, J.A., and M.S. Torn. 2007. Spatiotemporal Variations in Growing Season Exchanges of CO2, H2O, and Sensible Heat in Agricultural Fields of the Southern Great Plains. Earth Interactions, 11, 1-21.

Fischer, M.L., W.J. Riley, and S.Tonse. 2005. Development of an Implementation Plan for Atmospheric Carbon Monitoring in California. California Energy Commission, PIER Energy-Related Environmental Research. CEC-500-2005-123 (LBNL-57485).