Marcelo Chamecki

Marcelo Chamecki

  • Adjunct Associate Professor of Meteorology



  1. PhD -- Johns Hopkins University


Research Interests

• Atmospheric boundary layer
• Turbulence
• Large-eddy simulation
• Atmospheric dispersion
• Aerobiology and atmospheric ecology
• Land-atmosphere interactions
• Environmental fluid mechanics

Teaching Interests

• Geophysical Fluid dynamics

• Turbulence 

• Micrometeorology
• Boundary layer meteorology
• Atmospheric dispersion

Selected Publications

(complete list of publications)

D. Yang, M. Chamecki and C. Meneveau (2014) Inhibition of oil plume dilution in Langmuir ocean circulation, Geophysical Research Letters, 41:1632-1638

M. Chamecki (2013) Persistence of velocity fluctuations in non-Gaussian turbulence within and above plant canopies, Physics of Fluids, 25:1-14.

G.G. Katul, D. Li, M. Chamecki and E. Bou-Zeid (2013) Mean scalar concentration profile in a sheared and thermally stratified atmospheric surface layer, Physical Review E, 82:1-8.

S.T. Salesky, M. Chamecki and N.L. Dias (2012) Estimating the random error in eddy-covariance based fluxes and other turbulence statistics: the filtering method, Boundary-Layer Meteorology, 144:113-135.

M. Chamecki, N.S. Dufault and S.A. Isard (2012) Atmospheric dispersion of rust spores: a new theoretical framework to interpret field data and estimate downwind dispersion, Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 51:672-685.

M. Chamecki and C. Meneveau (2011) Particle boundary layer above and downstream of an area source: scaling, simulations, and pollen transport, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 683:1-26. 

M. Chamecki, C. Meneveau and M.B. Parlange (2009) Large-eddy simulation of pollen transport in the atmospheric boundary layer, Journal of Aerosol Science, 40:241-255.

M. Chamecki and N.L. Dias (2004) The local isotropy hypothesis and the turbulent kinetic energy dissipation rate in the atmospheric surface layer, Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 130:2733–2752.