Nikolay Balashov

Nikolay Balashov

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
418 Walker Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-5213


  1. The Pennsylvania State University; BS in Meteorology; December 2012
  2. The Pennsylvania State University; BM in Music Composition; December 2012
  3. The Pennsylvania State University; MS in Meteorology; December 2012
  4. The Pennsylvania State University; PhD in Meteorology; July 2016


Research Interests:

Carbon cycle, CH4 emission analysis, air quality, data analysis, time series analysis, applied statistics, air quality prediction, ozone, weather prediction



Balashov, N. V., A. M. Thompson, and G. S. Young (2016), Probabilistic surface ozone forecasts with a novel statistical approach, J. Appl. Meteor. Climo., JAMC-D-16-0110, submitted. 

Balashov, N. V., A. M. Thompson, S. J. Piketh, and K. E. Langerman (2014), Surface ozone variability and trends over the South African Highveld from 1990 to 2007, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 119, 4323–4342, doi:10.1002/2013JD020555.

Thompson, A. M., N. V. Balashov, J. C. Witte, J. G. R. Coetzee, V. Thouret, and F. Posny (2014), Tropospheric ozone increases over the southern Africa region: bellwether for rapid growth in Southern Hemisphere pollution?, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 9855-9869, doi:10.5194/acp-14-9855-2014.

Cooper, O. R., D. D. Parrish, Ziemke, J., N. V. Balashov, M. Cupeiro, I. E. Galbally, S. Gilge, L. Horowitz, N. R. Jensen, J.-F. Lamarque, V. Naik, S. J. Oltmans, J. Schwab, D. T. Shindell, A. M. Thompson, V. Thouret, Y. Wang, and R. M. Zbinden (2014), Global distribution and trends of tropospheric ozone: an observation-based review, Elem. Sci. Anth., 2, 10000029, doi:10.12952/journal.elementa.000029.