Publications

Liang, Q., Chipperfield, M. P., Fleming, E. L., Abraham, N. L., Braesicke, P., Burkholder, J. B., Daniel, J. S., Dhomse, S., Fraser, P. J., Hardiman, S. C., Jackman, C. H., Kinnison, D. E., Krummel, P. B., Montzka, S. A., Morgenstern, O., McCulloch, A., Mühle, J., Newman, P. A., Orkin, V. L., Pitari, G., Prinn, R. G., Rigby, M., Rozanov, E., Stenke, A., Tummon, F., Velders, G. J. M., Visioni, D. and Weiss, R. F.: Deriving Global OH Abundance and Atmospheric Lifetimes for Long-Lived Gases: A Search for CH3CCl3 Alternatives, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, doi:10.1002/2017JD026926, 2017

Ganesan, A. L., Rigby, M., Lunt, M. F., Parker, R. J., Boesch, H., Goulding, N., Umezawa, T., Zahn, A., Chatterjee, A., Prinn, R. G., Tiwari, Y. K., van der Schoot, M. and Krummel, P. B.: Atmospheric observations show accurate reporting and little growth in India’s methane emissions, Nature Communications, 8(1), doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00994-7, 2017

Matthew Rigby, Stephen A. Montzka, Ronald G. Prinn, James W. C. White, Dickon Young, Simon O’Doherty, Mark F. Lunt, Anita L. Ganesan, Alistair J. Manning, Peter G. Simmonds, Peter K. Salameh, Christina M. Harth, Jens Mühle, Ray F. Weiss, Paul J. Fraser, L. Paul Steele, Paul B. Krummel, Archie McCulloch, and Sunyoung Park Role of atmospheric oxidation in recent methane growth
Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., doi:10.1073/pnas.1616426114, 2017

Simmonds, P. G., Rigby, M., McCulloch, A., O’Doherty, S., Young, D., Mühle, J., Krummel, P. B., Steele, P., Fraser, P. J., Manning, A. J., Weiss, R. F., Salameh, P. K., Harth, C. M., Wang, R. H. J., and Prinn, R. G.: Changing trends and emissions of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and their hydrofluorocarbon (HFCs) replacements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 17, 4641-4655, doi:10.5194/acp-17-4641-2017, 2017


Chipperfield, M. P., Liang, Q., Rigby, M., Hossaini, R., Montzka, S. A., Dhomse, S., Feng, W., Prinn, R. G., Weiss, R. F., Harth, C. M., Salameh, P. K., Mühle, J., O’Doherty, S., Young, D., Simmonds, P. G., Krummel, P. B., Fraser, P. J., Steele, L. P., Happell, J. D., Rhew, R. C., Butler, J., Yvon-Lewis, S. A., Hall, B., Nance, D., Moore, F., Miller, B. R., Elkins, J. W., Harrison, J. J., Boone, C. D., Atlas, E. L., and Mahieu, E.: Model sensitivity studies of the decrease in atmospheric carbon tetrachloride, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 15741-15754, doi:10.5194/acp-16-15741-2016, 2016

Lunt, M. F., Rigby, M., Ganesan, A. L., and Manning, A. J.: Estimation of trace gas fluxes with objectively determined basis functions using reversible-jump Markov chain Monte Carlo, Geosci. Model Dev., 9, 3213-3229, doi:10.5194/gmd-9-3213-2016, 2016

Daniel Say, Alistair J. Manning, Simon O’Doherty, Matt Rigby, Dickon Young, and Aoife Grant, Re-Evaluation of the UK’s HFC-134a Emissions Inventory Based on Atmospheric Observations, Environmental Science & Technology, 50 (20), 11129-11136
DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.6b03630, 2016

Trudinger, C. M., Fraser, P. J., Etheridge, D. M., Sturges, W. T., Vollmer, M. K., Rigby, M., Martinerie, P., Mühle, J., Worton, D. R., Krummel, P. B., Steele, L. P., Miller, B. R., Laube, J., Mani, F. S., Rayner, P. J., Harth, C. M., Witrant, E., Blunier, T., Schwander, J., O’Doherty, S., and Battle, M.: Atmospheric abundance and global emissions of perfluorocarbons CF4, C2F6 and C3F8 since 1800 inferred from ice core, firn, air archive and in situ measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 11733-11754, doi:10.5194/acp-16-11733-2016, 2016

McNorton, J., Chipperfield, M. P., Gloor, M., Wilson, C., Feng, W., Hayman, G. D., Rigby, M., Krummel, P. B., O’Doherty, S., Prinn, R. G., Weiss, R. F., Young, D., Dlugokencky, E., and Montzka, S. A.: Role of OH variability in the stalling of the global atmospheric CH4 growth rate from 1999 to 2006, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 7943-7956, doi:10.5194/acp-16-7943-2016, 2016

Vollmer, M. K.J. MühleC. M. TrudingerM. RigbyS. A. MontzkaC. M. HarthB. R. MillerS. HenneP. B. KrummelB. D. Hall, et al., Atmospheric histories and global emissions of halons H-1211 (CBrClF2), H-1301 (CBrF3), and H-2402 (CBrF2CBrF2)J. Geophys. Res. Atmos.12136633686, 2016

Simmonds, P. G., Rigby, M., Manning, A. J., Lunt, M. F., O’Doherty, S., McCulloch, A., Fraser, P. J., Henne, S., Vollmer, M. K., Mühle, J., Weiss, R. F., Salameh, P. K., Young, D., Reimann, S., Wenger, A., Arnold, T., Harth, C. M., Krummel, P. B., Steele, L. P., Dunse, B. L., Miller, B. R., Lunder, C. R., Hermansen, O., Schmidbauer, N., Saito, T., Yokouchi, Y., Park, S., Li, S., Yao, B., Zhou, L. X., Arduini, J., Maione, M., Wang, R. H. J., Ivy, D., and Prinn, R. G.: Global and regional emissions estimates of 1,1-difluoroethane (HFC-152a, CH3CHF2) from in situ and air archive observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 16, 365-382, 2016


Vollmer, M. K., M. Rigby, Johannes C. Laube, Stephan Henne, Tae Siek Rhee, Lauren J. Gooch, Angelina Wenger, Dickon Young, L. Paul Steele, Ray L. Langenfelds, Carl A. M. Brenninkmeijer, Jia-Lin Wang, Chang-Feng Ou-Yang, Simon A. Wyss, Matthias Hill, David E. Oram, Paul B. Krummel, Fabian Schoenenberger, Christoph Zellweger, Paul J. Fraser, William T. Sturges, Simon O’Doherty, Stefan Reimann, Abrupt reversal in emissions and atmospheric abundance of HCFC-133a (CF3CH2Cl), Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL065846, 2015

Schoenenberger, F., M. K. Vollmer, M. Rigby, M. Hill, P. J. Fraser, P. B. Krummel, R. L. Langenfelds, T. S. Rhee, T. Peter, and S. Reimann, First observations, trends, and emissions of HCFC-31 (CH2ClF) in the global atmosphere, Geophys. Res. Lett., 42, 7817–7824, doi:10.1002/2015GL064709, 2015

Mark F. Lunt, M. Rigby, Anita L. Ganesan, Alistair J. Manning, Ronald G. Prinn, Simon O’Doherty, Jens Mühle, Christina M. Harth, Peter K. Salameh, Tim Arnold, Ray F. Weiss, Takuya Saito, Yoko Yokouchi, Paul B. Krummel, L. Paul Steele, Paul J. Fraser, Shanlan Li, Sunyoung Park, Stefan Reimann, Martin K. Vollmer, Chris Lunder, Ove Hermansen, Norbert Schmidbauer, Michela Maione, Jgor Arduini, Dickon Young, and Peter G. Simmonds
Reconciling reported and unreported HFC emissions with atmospheric observations, Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci., doi:10.1073/pnas.1420247112, 2015

Vollmer, M. K., T. S. Rhee, M. Rigby, D. Hofstetter, M. Hill, F. Schoenenberger, and S. Reimann, Modern inhalation  anesthetics: Potent greenhouse gases in the global atmosphereGeophys. Res. Lett., 42, doi:10.1002/2014GL062785, 2015.


O’Doherty, S., Rigby, M., Mühle, J., Ivy, D. J., Miller, B. R., Young, D., Simmonds, P. G., Reimann, S., Vollmer, M. K., Krummel, P. B., Fraser, P. J., Steele, L. P., Dunse, B., Salameh, P. K., Harth, C. M., Arnold, T., Weiss, R. F., Kim, J., Park, S., Li, S., Lunder, C., Hermansen, O., Schmidbauer, N., Zhou, L. X., Yao, B., Wang, R. H. J., Manning, A. J., and Prinn, R. G.: Global emissions of HFC-143a (CH3CF3) and HFC-32 (CH2F2) from in situ and air archive atmospheric observations, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 9249-9258, doi:10.5194/acp-14-9249-2014, 2014

Saikawa, E., Prinn, R. G., Dlugokencky, E., Ishijima, K., Dutton, G. S., Hall, B. D., Langenfelds, R., Tohjima, Y., Machida, T., Manizza, M., Rigby, M., O’Doherty, S., Patra, P. K., Harth, C. M., Weiss, R. F., Krummel, P. B., van der Schoot, M., Fraser, P. J., Steele, L. P., Aoki, S., Nakazawa, T., and Elkins, J. W.: Global and regional emissions estimates for N2O, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 4617-4641, doi:10.5194/acp-14-4617-2014, 2014

Ganesan, A. L., Rigby, M., Zammit-Mangion, A., Manning, A. J., Prinn, R. G., Fraser, P. J., Harth, C. M., Kim, K.-R., Krummel, P. B., Li, S., Mühle, J., O’Doherty, S. J., Park, S., Salameh, P. K., Steele, L. P., and Weiss, R. F.: Characterization of uncertainties in atmospheric trace gas inversions using hierarchical Bayesian methods, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 14, 3855-3864, doi:10.5194/acp-14-3855-2014, 2014

Rigby, M., R. G. Prinn, S. O’Doherty, B. R. Miller, D. Ivy, J. Mühle, C. M. Harth, P. K. Salameh, T. Arnold, R. F. Weiss, P. B. Krummel, L. P. Steele, P. J. Fraser, D. Young, and P. G. Simmonds, Recent and future trends in synthetic greenhouse gas radiative forcing, Geophys. Res. Lett., 41, 2623–2630, doi:10.1002/2013GL059099, 2014.


Engel, A., Atlas, E. L., Bernath, P. F., Bonisch, H., Brown, A., Laube, J., Minschwaner, K. R., Montzka, S. A., O’Doherty, S., Prinn, R. G., Rigby, M., Schauffler, S. M., Volk, C. M., Yvon-Lewis, S. A., Inferred Lifetimes from Observed Trace-Gas Distributions, in SPARC Report on the Lifetimes of Stratospheric Ozone-Depleting Substances, Their Replacements, and Related Species, edited by S. Reimann, M. K. W. Ko., P. A. Newman, and S. E. Strahan, 2013

Locatelli, R., Bousquet, P., Chevallier, F., Fortems-Cheney, A., Szopa, S., Saunois, M., Agusti-Panareda, A., Bergmann, D., Bian, H., Cameron-Smith, P., Chipperfield, M. P., Gloor, E., Houweling, S., Kawa, S. R., Krol, M., Patra, P. K., Prinn, R. G., Rigby, M., Saito, R., and Wilson, C.: Impact of transport model errors on the global and regional methane emissions estimated by inverse modelling, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 9917-9937, doi:10.5194/acp-13-9917-2013, 2013

Kirschke, S., Bousquet, P., Ciais, P., Saunois, M., Canadell, J. G., Dlugokencky, E. J., Bergamaschi, P., Bergmann, D., Blake, D. R., Bruhwiler, L., Cameron-Smith, P., Castaldi, S., Chevallier, F., Feng, L., Fraser, A., Heimann, M., Hodson, E. L., Houweling, S., Josse, B., Fraser, P. J., Krummel, P. B., Lamarque, J.-F., Langenfelds, R. L., Le Quéré, C., Naik, V., O’Doherty, S., Palmer, P. I., Pison, I., Plummer, D., Poulter, B., Prinn, R. G., Rigby, M., Ringeval, B., Santini, M., Schmidt, M., Shindell, D. T., Simpson, I. J., Spahni, R., Steele, L. P., Strode, S. a., Sudo, K., Szopa, S., van der Werf, G. R., Voulgarakis, A., van Weele, M., Weiss, R. F., Williams, J. E. and Zeng, G.: Three decades of global methane sources and sinks, Nature Geoscience, 28 (September), doi:10.1038/ngeo1955, 2013.

Saito, R., Patra, P. K., Sweeney, C., Machida, T., Krol, M., Houweling, S., Bousquet, P., Agusti-Panareda, A., Belikov, D., Bergmann, D., Bian, H., Cameron-Smith, P., Chipperfield, M. P., Fortems-Cheiney, A., Fraser, A., Gatti, L. V., Gloor, E., Hess, P., Kawa, S. R., Law, R. M., Locatelli, R., Loh, Z., Maksyutov, S., Meng, L., Miller, J. B., Palmer, P. I., Prinn, R. G., Rigby, M. and Wilson, C.: TransCom model simulations of methane: Comparison of vertical profiles with aircraft measurements, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 118, 3891–3904, doi:10.1002/jgrd.50380, 2013

Rigby, M., Prinn, R. G., O’Doherty, S., Montzka, S. A., McCulloch, A., Harth, C. M., Mühle, J., Salameh, P. K., Weiss, R. F., Young, D., Simmonds, P. G., Hall, B. D., Dutton, G. S., Nance, D., Mondeel, D. J., Elkins, J. W., Krummel, P. B., Steele, L. P., and Fraser, P. J.: Re-evaluation of the lifetimes of the major CFCs and CH3CCl3 using atmospheric trends, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 2691-2702, doi:10.5194/acp-13-2691-2013, 2013

Belikov, D. A., Maksyutov, S., Krol, M., Fraser, A., Rigby, M., Bian, H., Agusti-Panareda, A., Bergmann, D., Bousquet, P., Cameron-Smith, P., Chipperfield, M. P., Fortems-Cheiney, A., Gloor, E., Haynes, K., Hess, P., Houweling, S., Kawa, S. R., Law, R. M., Loh, Z., Meng, L., Palmer, P. I., Patra, P. K., Prinn, R. G., Saito, R., and Wilson, C.: Off-line algorithm for calculation of vertical tracer transport in the troposphere due to deep convection, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 13, 1093-1114, doi:10.5194/acp-13-1093-2013, 2013


Oda, T., Ganshin, A., Saito, M., Andres, R. J., Zhuravlev, R., Sawa, Y., Fisher, R. E., Rigby, M., Lowry, D., Tsuboi, K., Matsueda, H., Nisbet, E. G., Toumi, R., Lukyanov, A. and Maksyutov, S. (2012) The Use of a High-Resolution Emission Data Set in a Global Eulerian-Lagrangian Coupled Model, in Lagrangian Modeling of the Atmosphere (eds J. Lin, D. Brunner, C. Gerbig, A. Stohl, A. Luhar and P. Webley), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/2012GM001263

Saikawa, E., Rigby, M., Prinn, R. G., Montzka, S. A., Miller, B. R., Kuijpers, L. J. M., Fraser, P. J. B., Vollmer, M. K., Saito, T., Yokouchi, Y., Harth, C. M., Mühle, J., Weiss, R. F., Salameh, P. K., Kim, J., Li, S., Park, S., Kim, K.-R., Young, D., O’Doherty, S., Simmonds, P. G., McCulloch, A., Krummel, P. B., Steele, L. P., Lunder, C., Hermansen, O., Maione, M., Arduini, J., Yao, B., Zhou, L. X., Wang, H. J., Elkins, J. W., and Hall, B.: Global and regional emission estimates for HCFC-22, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 10033-10050, doi:10.5194/acp-12-10033-2012, 2012

Ivy, D. J., Rigby, M., Baasandorj, M., Burkholder, J. B., and Prinn, R. G.: Global emission estimates and radiative impact of C4F10, C5F12, C6F14, C7F16 and C8F18, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 7635-7645, doi:10.5194/acp-12-7635-2012, 2012

Rigby, M., A. J. Manning, and R. G. Prinn, The value of high-frequency, high-precision methane isotopologue measurements for source and sink estimationJ. Geophys. Res., 117, D12312, doi:10.1029/2011JD017384, 2012

Ivy, D. J., Arnold, T., Harth, C. M., Steele, L. P., Mühle, J., Rigby, M., Salameh, P. K., Leist, M., Krummel, P. B., Fraser, P. J., Weiss, R. F., and Prinn, R. G.: Atmospheric histories and growth trends of C4F10, C5F12, C6F14, C7F16 and C8F18, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 12, 4313-4325, doi:10.5194/acp-12-4313-2012, 2012

Ganshin, A., Oda, T., Saito, M., Maksyutov, S., Valsala, V., Andres, R. J., Fisher, R. E., Lowry, D., Lukyanov, A., Matsueda, H., Nisbet, E. G., Rigby, M., Sawa, Y., Toumi, R., Tsuboi, K., Varlagin, A., and Zhuravlev, R.: A global coupled Eulerian-Lagrangian model and 1 × 1 km CO2surface flux dataset for high-resolution atmospheric CO2 transport simulations, Geosci. Model Dev., 5, 231-243, doi:10.5194/gmd-5-231-2012, 2012


Patra, P. K., Houweling, S., Krol, M., Bousquet, P., Belikov, D., Bergmann, D., Bian, H., Cameron-Smith, P., Chipperfield, M. P., Corbin, K., Fortems-Cheiney, A., Fraser, A., Gloor, E., Hess, P., Ito, A., Kawa, S. R., Law, R. M., Loh, Z., Maksyutov, S., Meng, L., Palmer, P. I., Prinn, R. G., Rigby, M., Saito, R., and Wilson, C.: TransCom model simulations of CH4 and related species: linking transport, surface flux and chemical loss with CH4 variability in the troposphere and lower stratosphere, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 12813-12837, doi:10.5194/acp-11-12813-2011, 2011

Hall, B. D., Dutton, G. S., Mondeel, D. J., Nance, J. D., Rigby, M., Butler, J. H., Moore, F. L., Hurst, D. F., and Elkins, J. W.: Improving measurements of SF6 for the study of atmospheric transport and emissions, Atmos. Meas. Tech., 4, 2441-2451, doi:10.5194/amt-4-2441-2011

Rigby, M., Manning, A. J., and Prinn, R. G.: Inversion of long-lived trace gas emissions using combined Eulerian and Lagrangian chemical transport models, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 11, 9887-9898, doi:10.5194/acp-11-9887-2011, 2011

M. Rigby, A. L. Ganesan, and R. G. Prinn, Deriving emissions time series from sparse atmospheric mole fractions, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D08306. Available at: http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2011/2010JD015401.shtml, doi:10.1029/2010JD015401, 2011

M. K. Vollmer, B. R. Miller, M. Rigby, S. Reimann, J. Muhle, P. B. Krummel, S. O’Doherty, J. Kim, T. S. Rhee, R. F. Weiss, P. J. Fraser, P. G. Simmonds, P. K. Salameh, C. M. Harth, R. H. J. Wang, L. P. Steele, D. Young, C. R. Lunder, O. Hermansen, D. Ivy, T. Arnold, N. Schmidbauer, K.-R. Kim, B. R. Greally, M. Hill, M. Leist, A. Wenger, and R. G. Prinn, Atmospheric histories and global emissions of the anthropogenic hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) HFC-365mfc, HFC-245fa, HFC-227ea, and HFC-236fa, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D08304. Available at: http://www.agu.org/pubs/crossref/2011/2010JD015309.shtml, doi:10.1029/2010JD01530, 2011


M. Rigby, J. Mühle, B. R. Miller, R. G. Prinn, P. B. Krummel, L. P. Steele, P. J. Fraser, P. K. Salameh, C. M. Harth, R. F. Weiss, B. R. Greally, S. O’Doherty, P. G. Simmonds, M. K. Vollmer, S. Reimann, J. Kim, K. R. Kim, H. J. Wang, J.G.J. Olivier, E. J. Dlugokencky, G. S. Dutton, B. D. Hall, and J. W. Elkins, History of atmospheric SF6 from 1973 to 2008, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 10305-10320, 2010

B. R. Miller, M. Rigby, L. J. M. Kuijpers, P. B. Krummel, L. P. Steele, M. Leist, P. J. Fraser, A. McCulloch, C. Harth, P. Salameh, J. Mühle, R. F. Weiss, R. G. Prinn, R. H. J. Wang, S. O’Doherty, B. R. Greally, and P. G. Simmonds, HFC-23 (CHF3) emission trend response to HCFC-22 (CHClF2) production and recent HFC-23 emission abatement measures, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 7875-7890, 2010

Mühle, J., Ganesan, A. L., Miller, B. R., Salameh, P. K., Harth, C. M., Greally, B. R., Rigby, M., Porter, L. W., Steele, L. P., Trudinger, C. M., Krummel, P. B., O’Doherty, S., Fraser, P. J., Simmonds, P. G., Prinn, R. G., and Weiss, R. F.: Perfluorocarbons in the global atmosphere: tetrafluoromethane, hexafluoroethane, and octafluoropropane, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 10, 5145-5164, 2010


Rigby, M., Prinn RG, Fraser PJ, Simmonds PG, Langenfelds RL, Huang J, Cunnold DM, Steele LP, Krummel PB, Weiss RF, O’Doherty S, Salameh PK, Wang HJ, Harth CM, Muehle J, Porter L, Renewed growth of atmospheric methane, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L22805, doi:10.1029/2008GL036037, 2008

Rigby, M., Toumi R, Fisher R, Lowry D, Nisbet EG, First continuous measurements of CO2 mixing ratio in central London using a compact diffusion probe, Atmospheric Environment, 42(39), 8943-8953, 2008

Rigby, M. & Toumi, R., London air pollution climatology: Indirect evidence for urban boundary layer height and wind speed enhancement, Atmospheric Environment, 42(20), 4932-4947, 2008

Rigby M., 2007.  Air pollution climatology using meteorological reanalysis, PhD thesis


Rigby, M., Timmis, R. & Toumi, R., Similarities of boundary layer ventilation and particulate matter roses, Atmospheric Environment, 40(27), 5112-5124, 2006


Non-peer reviewed publications

Prinn, R., P. Heimbach, M. Rigby, S. Dutkiewicz, J.M. Melillo, J.M. Reilly, D.W. Kicklighter and C. Waugh, A Strategy for a Global Observing System for Verification of National Greenhouse Gas Emissions, MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change, Report 200, June 2011

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