Macatangay, Ronald C.

Macatangay, Ronald C.
Assistant Professor
Institute of Environmental Science & Meteorology
College of Science
UP Diliman


  • PhD Environmental Physics, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany (2009)
  • M.S. Physics, De La Salle University, Manila (2004)
  • B.S. Physics with Specialization in Computer Applications, De La Salle University, Manila (1999)

Recent Projects

  • Oshchepkov, S., Bril, S., Yokota, T., Morino, I., Yoshida, Y., Matsunaga, T. Belikov, D., Wunch, D., Wennberg, P., Toon, G., O’Dell, C.,Butz, A., Guerlet, S., Cogan, A., Boesch, H., Eguchi, N., Deutscher, N., Griffith, D., Macatangay, R., Notholt, J., Sussmann, R., Rettinger, M., Sherlock, V., Robinson, J., Kyrö, E., Heikkinen, P., Feist, D., Nagahama, T., Kadygrov, N., Maksyutov, S., Uchino, O. and Watanabe, H.: Effects of atmospheric light scattering on spectroscopic observations of greenhouse gases from space: Validation of PPDF-based CO2 retrievals from GOSAT, J. Geophys. Res., 117, D12305, doi:10.1029/2012JD017505.
  • Schneising, O., Bergamaschi, P., Bovensmann, H., Buchwitz, M., Burrows, J. P., Deutscher, N. M., Griffith, D. W. T., Heymann, J., Macatangay, R., Messerschmidt, J., Notholt, J., Rettinger, M., Reuter, M., Sussmann, R., Velazco, V. A., Warneke, T., Wennberg, P. O., and Wunch, D.: Atmospheric greenhouse gases retrieved from SCIAMACHY: comparison to ground-based FTS measurements and model results, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 1527-1540, doi:10.5194/acp-12-1527-2012, 2012.
  • Butz, A., Guerlet, S., Hasekamp, O., Shepers, D., Galli, A., Aben, I., Frankenberg, C., Hartman, J.-M., Tran, H., Kuze, A., Keppel-Aleks, G., Toon, G., Wunch, D., Wennberg, P., Deutscher, N., Griffith, D., Macatangay, R., Messerschmidt, J., Notholt, J., and Warneke, T.: Toward accurate CO2 and CH4 observations from GOSAT, Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L14812, 2011.
  • Wunch, D., Wennberg, P.O., Toon, G. C., Connor, B. J., Fisher, B., Osterman, G. B.,, Frankenberg, C., Mandrake, L., O’Dell, C., Ahonen, P., Biraud, S. C., Castano, R., Cressie, N., Crisp, D., Deutscher, N. M., Eldering, A., Fisher, M. L., Griffith, D. W. T., Gunson, M., Heikkinen, P., Keppel-Aleks, G., Kyrö, E., Lindenmaier, R., Macatangay, R., Mendonca, J., Messerschmidt, J., Miller, C. E., Morino, I., Notholt, J., Oyafuso, F. A., Rettinger, M., Robinson, J., Roehl, C. M., Salawitch, R. J., Sherlock, V., Strong, K., Sussmann, R., Tanaka, T., Thompson, D. R., Uchino, O., Warneke, T., and Wofsy, S. C.: A method for evaluating bias in global measurements of CO2 total columns from space, Atmos, Chem. Phys., 11, 12317 – 12337, 2011.
  • Wunch, D., Toon, G. C., Wennberg, P. O., Wofsy, S. C., Stephens, B. B., Fischer, M. L., Uchino, O., Abshire, J. B., Bernath, P., Biraud, S. C., Blavier, J.-F. L., Boone, C., Bowman, K. P., Browell, E. V., Campos, T.,Connor, B. J., Daube, B. C., Deutscher, N. M., Diao, M., Elkins, J. W., Gerbig, C., Gottlieb, E., Griffith, D. W. T., Hurst, D. F., Jiménez, R., Keppel-Aleks, G., Kort, E., Macatangay, R., Machida, T., Matsueda, H., Moore, F., Morino, I., Park, S., Robinson, J., Roehl, C. M., Sawa, Y., Sherlock, V., Sweeney, C., Tanaka, T., and Zondlo, M. A.: Calibration of the total carbon column observing network using aircraft profile data, Atmos. Meas. Tech. Discuss., 3, 5, 1351-1362, doi:10.5194/amtd-3- 2603-2010, 2010.
  • Houweling, S., Aben, I., Breon, F.-M., Chevallier, F., Deutscher, N., Engelen, R., Gerbig, C., Griffith, D., Hungershoefer, K.,Macatangay, R., Marshall, J., Notholt, J., Peters, W., and Serrar, S.: The importance of transport model uncertainties for the estimation of CO2 sources and sinks using satellite measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 20, 9981-9992, doi:10.5194/acpd-10-14737-2010, 2010.
  • Warneke, T., Petersen, A. K., Gerbig, C., Jordan, A., Rödenbeck, C., Rothe, M., Macatangay, R., Notholt, J., and Schrems, O.: Co-located column and in situ measurements of CO2 in the tropics compared with model simulations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 5593-5599, doi:10.5194/acp-10-5593-2010, 2010.
  • Messerschmidt, J., Macatangay, R., Notholt, J., Petri, C., Warneke, T. and Weinzierl, C. , Side by side measurements of CO2 by ground- based Fourier transform spectrometry (FTS). Tellus B, no.doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0889.2010.00491.x
  • Macatangay, R., Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide: Retrieval from ground-based Fourier transform infrared solar absorption measurements and model ling using a couple global- regional scale approach. Phd-thesis, University of Bremen, Germany, December 2008.
  • Schneising, O., Buchwitz, M., Burrows, J. P., Bovensmann, H., Reuter, M., Notholt, J., Macatangay, R., and Warneke, T., Three years of greenhouse gas column-averaged dry air mole fractions retrieved from satellite - Part 1: Carbon dioxide, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 3827-3853, 2008.
  • Macatangay, R., Warneke, T., Gerbig, C., Körner, S., Ahmadov, R., Heimann, M., and Notholt, J.: A framework for comparing remotely sensed and in-situ CO2 concentrations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 8, 9, 2555-2568, 2008.
  • Dolman, A. J., Noilhan, J., Durand, P., Sarrat, C., Brut, A., Piguet, B., Butet, A., Jarosz, N.,Brunet, Y., Loustau, D., Lamaud, E., Tolk, L., Ronda, R., Miglietta, F., Gioli, B., Magliulo,V., Esposito, M., Gerbig, C., Körner, S., Glademard, P., Ramonet, M., Ciais, P., Neininger,B., Hutjes, R. W. A., Elbers, J. A., Macatangay, R., Schrems, O., P´erez-Landa, G., Sanz, M. J., Scholz,Y., Facon, G., Ceschia, E., and Beziat, P.: The CarboEurope Regional Experiment Strategy, Am. Meteorol. Soc., 87, 1367–1379, 2006.

Contact Details

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