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Steven J. Smith

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Associate Research Scholar, CGS

Steven J. Smith is a joint appointee between the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's Joint Global Change Research Institute and the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. Smith’s research has focused on long-term socioeconomic scenarios, the interface between socioeconomic systems and the climate system, and interactions between air pollution and climate. Smith is principal investigator of the Community Emissions Data System (CEDS) project that produces global historical air pollutant emissions over the industrial era (1750-present). CEDS provided the historical forcing data for climate models participating in the Coupled Model Intercomparison Project phase 6 (CMIP6). Smith also works with the Global Change Analysis Model (GCAM), which he and collaborators are using to examine multi-sector interactions between the energy system, greenhouse gas, and air-pollutant emissions from global to regional scales. Smith also contributes to national and international assessment activities, including the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Areas of Interest
  • Long-term socioeconomic scenarios; interface between socioeconomic systems and the climate system; interactions between air pollution and climate
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Other Authors: Monica Crippa, Diego Guizzardi, Tim Butler, Terry Keating, Rosa Wu, Jacek Kaminski, Jeroen Kuenen, Junichi Kurokawa, Satoru Chatani, Tazuko Morikawa, George Pouliot, Jacinthe Racine, Michael D. Moran, Zbigniew Klimont, Patrick M. Manseau, Rabab Mashayekhi, Barron H. Henderson, Harrison Suchyta, Marilena Muntean, Efisio Solazzo, Manjola Banja, Edwin Schaaf, Federico Pagani, Jung-Hun Woo, Jinseok Kim, Fabio Monforti-Ferrario, Enrico Pisoni, Junhua Zhang, David Niemi, Mourad Sassi, Tabish Ansari, Kristen Foley