Public interest articles

Rigby, M.: Countries may be under-reporting their greenhouse gas emissions – that’s why accurate monitoring is crucial, The Conversation, 15/11/21.

Rigby, M.: National greenhouse gas reporting needs an overhaul – it’s time to directly measure the atmosphere, The Conversation, 6/12/2019.

Rigby, M., Western, L, Montzka, S: How we traced ‘mystery emissions’ of CFCs back to eastern China, The Conversation, 22/5/2019.

Peer reviewed articles

Stell, A. C., Bertolacci, M., Zammit-Mangion, A., Rigby, M., Fraser, P. J., Harth, C. M., Krummel, P. B., Lan, X., Manizza, M., Mühle, J., O’Doherty, S., Prinn, R. G., Weiss, R. F., Young, D., and Ganesan, A. L.: Modelling the growth of atmospheric nitrous oxide using a global hierarchical inversion, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 12945–12960,, 2022.

Western, L. M., Redington, A. L., Manning, A. J., Trudinger, C. M., Hu, L., Henne, S., Fang, X., Kuijpers, L. J. M., Theodoridi, C., Godwin, D. S., Arduini, J., Dunse, B., Engel, A., Fraser, P. J., Harth, C. M., Krummel, P. B., Maione, M., Mühle, J., O’Doherty, S., Park, H., Park, S., Reimann, S., Salameh, P. K., Say, D., Schmidt, R., Schuck, T., Siso, C., Stanley, K. M., Vimont, I., Vollmer, M. K., Young, D., Prinn, R. G., Weiss, R. F., Montzka, S. A., and Rigby, M.: A renewed rise in global HCFC-141b emissions between 2017–2021, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 9601–9616,, 2022.

Velders, G. J. M., Daniel, J. S., Montzka, S. A., Vimont, I., Rigby, M., Krummel, P. B., Muhle, J., O’Doherty, S., Prinn, R. G., Weiss, R. F., and Young, D.: Projections of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) emissions and the resulting global warming based on recent trends in observed abundances and current policies, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 6087–6101,, 2022.

Ramsden, A. E., Ganesan, A. L., Western, L. M., Rigby, M., Manning, A. J., Foulds, A., France, J. L., Barker, P., Levy, P., Say, D., Wisher, A., Arnold, T., Rennick, C., Stanley, K. M., Young, D., and O’Doherty, S.: Quantifying fossil fuel methane emissions using observations of atmospheric ethane and an uncertain emission ratio, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 3911–3929,, 2022.

Mühle, J., Kuijpers, L. J. M., Stanley, K. M., Rigby, M., Western, L. M., Kim, J., Park, S., Harth, C. M., Krummel, P. B., Fraser, P. J., O’Doherty, S., Salameh, P. K., Schmidt, R., Young, D., Prinn, R. G., Wang, R. H. J., and Weiss, R. F.: Global emissions of perfluorocyclobutane (PFC-318, c-C4F8) resulting from the use of hydrochlorofluorocarbon-22 (HCFC-22) feedstock to produce polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) and related fluorochemicals, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 22, 3371–3378,, 2022.

Zammit-Mangion, A., Bertolacci, M., Fisher, J., Stavert, A., Rigby, M., Cao, Y., and Cressie, N.: WOMBAT v1.0: a fully Bayesian global flux-inversion framework, Geosci. Model Dev., 15, 45–73,, 2022.

An, M., Western, L. M., Say, D., Chen, L., Claxton, T., Ganesan, A. L., Hossaini, R., Krummel, P. B., Manning, A. J., Mühle, J., O’Doherty, S., Prinn, R. G., Weiss, R. F., Young, D., Hu, J., Yao, B., and Rigby, M.: Rapid increase in dichloromethane emissions from China inferred through atmospheric observations, Nat Commun, 12, 7279,, 2021.

Minx, J. C., Lamb, W. F., Andrew, R. M., Canadell, J. G., Crippa, M., Döbbeling, N., Forster, P. M., Guizzardi, D., Olivier, J., Peters, G. P., Pongratz, J., Reisinger, A., Rigby, M., Saunois, M., Smith, S. J., Solazzo, E., and Tian, H.: A comprehensive and synthetic dataset for global, regional, and national greenhouse gas emissions by sector 1970–2018 with an extension to 2019, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 13, 5213–5252,, 2021.

Lunt, M. F., Manning, A. J., Allen, G., Arnold, T., Bauguitte, S. J.-B., Boesch, H., Ganesan, A. L., Grant, A., Helfter, C., Nemitz, E., O’Doherty, S. J., Palmer, P. I., Pitt, J. R., Rennick, C., Say, D., Stanley, K. M., Stavert, A. R., Young, D., and Rigby, M.: Atmospheric observations consistent with reported decline in the UK’s methane emissions (2013–2020), Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21, 16257–16276,, 2021.

Sheng, J., Tunnicliffe, R., Ganesan, A. L., Maasakkers, J. D., Shen, L., Prinn, R. G., Song, S., Zhang, Y., Scarpelli, T., Anthony Bloom, A., Rigby, M., Manning, A. J., Parker, R. J., Boesch, H., Lan, X., Zhang, B., Zhuang, M., and Lu, X.: Sustained methane emissions from China after 2012 despite declining coal production and rice-cultivated area, Environ. Res. Lett., 16, 104018,, 2021.

Stell, A. C., Douglas, P. M. J., Rigby, M., and Ganesan, A. L.: The impact of spatially varying wetland source signatures on the atmospheric variability of δD-CH4, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A., 379, 20200442,, 2021.

Lickley, M., Solomon, S., Kinnison, D., Krummel, P., Mühle, J., O’Doherty, S., Prinn, R., Rigby, M., Stone, K. A., Wang, P., Weiss, R., and Young, D.: Quantifying the Imprints of Stratospheric Contributions to Interhemispheric Differences in Tropospheric CFC‐11, CFC‐12, and N2O Abundances, Geophys Res Lett, 48,, 2021.

Western, L. M., Ramsden, A. E., Ganesan, A. L., Boesch, H., Parker, R. J., Scarpelli, T. R., Tunnicliffe, R. L., and Rigby, M.: Estimates of North African Methane Emissions from 2010 to 2017 Using GOSAT Observations, Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett.,, 2021.

Gressent, A., Rigby, M., Ganesan, A. L., Prinn, R. G., Manning, A. J., Mühle, J., Salameh, P. K., Krummel, P. B., Fraser, P. J., Steele, L. P., Mitrevski, B., Weiss, R. F., Harth, C. M., Wang, R. H., O’Doherty, S., Young, D., Park, S., Li, S., Yao, B., Reimann, S., Vollmer, M. K., Maione, M., Arduini, J., and Lunder, C. R.: Growing Atmospheric Emissions of Sulfuryl Fluoride, Geophys Res Atmos, 126,, 2021.

Lickley, M., Fletcher, S., Rigby, M., and Solomon, S.: Joint inference of CFC lifetimes and banks suggests previously unidentified emissions, Nat Commun, 12, 2920,, 2021.

Say, D., Manning, A. J., Western, L. M., Young, D., Wisher, A., Rigby, M., Reimann, S., Vollmer, M. K., Maione, M., Arduini, J., Krummel, P. B., Mühle, J., Harth, C. M., Evans, B., Weiss, R. F., Prinn, R. G. and O’Doherty, S.: Global trends and European emissions of tetrafluoromethane (CF4), hexafluoroethane (C2F6) and octafluoropropane (C3F8), Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21(3), 2149–2164,, 2021.

Stell, A. C., Western, L. M., Sherwen, T. and Rigby, M.: Atmospheric-methane source and sink sensitivity analysis using Gaussian process emulation, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 21(3), 1717–1736,, 2021.

Park, S., Western, L. M., Saito, T., Redington, A. L., Henne, S., Fang, X., Prinn, R. G., Manning, A. J., Montzka, S. A., Fraser, P. J., Ganesan, A. L., Harth, C. M., Kim, J., Krummel, P. B., Liang, Q., Mühle, J., O’Doherty, S., Park, H., Park, M.-K., Reimann, S., Salameh, P. K., Weiss, R. F. and Rigby, M.: A decline in emissions of CFC-11 and related chemicals from eastern China, Nature, 590(7846), 433–437,, 2021.

Montzka, S. A., Dutton, G. S., Portmann, R. W., Chipperfield, M. P., Davis, S., Feng, W., Manning, A. J., Ray, E., Rigby, M., Hall, B. D., Siso, C., Nance, J. D., Krummel, P. B., Mühle, J., Young, D., O’Doherty, S., Salameh, P. K., Harth, C. M., Prinn, R. G., Weiss, R. F., Elkins, J. W., Walter-Terrinoni, H. and Theodoridi, C.: A decline in global CFC-11 emissions during 2018−2019, Nature, 590(7846), 428–432,, 2021.

Vollmer, M. K., Mühle, J., Henne, S., Young, D., Rigby, M., Mitrevski, B., Park, S., Lunder, C. R., Rhee, T. S., Harth, C. M., Hill, M., Langenfelds, R. L., Guillevic, M., Schlauri, P. M., Hermansen, O., Arduini, J., Wang, R. H. J., Salameh, P. K., Maione, M., Krummel, P. B., Reimann, S., O’Doherty, S., Simmonds, P. G., Fraser, P. J., Prinn, R. G., Weiss, R. F. and Steele, L. P.: Unexpected nascent atmospheric emissions of three ozone-depleting hydrochlorofluorocarbons, Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 118(5), e2010914118,, 2021.

Simmonds, P. G., Palmer, P. I., Rigby, M., McCulloch, A., O’Doherty, S. and Manning, A. J.: Tracers for evaluating computational models of atmospheric transport and oxidation at regional to global scales, Atmospheric Environment, 118074, doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2020.118074, 2020.

Tunnicliffe, R. L., Ganesan, A. L., Parker, R. J., Boesch, H., Gedney, N., Poulter, B., Zhang, Z., Lavrič, J. V., Walter, D., Rigby, M., Henne, S., Young, D. and O’Doherty, S.: Quantifying sources of Brazil’s CH4 emissions between 2010 and 2018 from satellite data, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20(21), 13041–13067, doi:10.5194/acp-20-13041-2020, 2020.

Hoare, D., Jones, R., Harris, N., Ferracci, V., Carruthers, D., Stidworthy, A., Forsyth, E. and Rigby, M.: Development of an urban greenhouse gas modelling system to support a London monitoring network, Weather, 75(11), 353–359, doi:10.1002/wea.3795, 2020.

Nickless, A., Scholes, R. J., Vermeulen, A., Beck, J., López-Ballesteros, A., Ardö, J., Karstens, U., Rigby, M., Kasurinen, V., Pantazatou, K., Jorch, V. and Kutsch, W.: Greenhouse gas observation network design for Africa, Tellus B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 72(1), 1–30, doi:10.1080/16000889.2020.1824486, 2020.

Ganesan, A. L., Manizza, M., Morgan, E. J., Harth, C. M., Kozlova, E., Lueker, T., Manning, A. J., Lunt, M. F., Mühle, J., Lavric, J. V., Heimann, M., Weiss, R. F. and Rigby, M.: Marine Nitrous Oxide Emissions From Three Eastern Boundary Upwelling Systems Inferred From Atmospheric Observations, Geophysical Research Letters, 47(14), doi:10.1029/2020GL087822, 2020.

Fraser, P. J., Dunse, B. L., Krummel, P. B., Steele, L. P., Derek, N., Mitrevski, B., Allison, C. E., Loh, Z., Manning, A. J., Redington, A. and Rigby, M.: Australian chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) emissions: 1960–2017, Environmental Chemistry, doi:10.1071/EN19322, 2020.

Say, D., Kuyper, B., Western, L., Khan, M. A. H., Lesch, T., Labuschagne, C., Martin, D., Young, D., Manning, A. J., O’Doherty, S., Rigby, M., Krummel, P. B., Davies-Coleman, M. T., Ganesan, A. L. and Shallcross, D. E.: Emissions and Marine Boundary Layer Concentrations of Unregulated Chlorocarbons Measured at Cape Point, South Africa, Environmental Science & Technology, 54(17), 10514–10523, doi:10.1021/acs.est.0c02057, 2020.

Simmonds, P. G., Rigby, M., Manning, A. J., Park, S., Stanley, K. M., McCulloch, A., Henne, S., Graziosi, F., Maione, M., Arduini, J., Reimann, S., Vollmer, M. K., Mühle, J., O’Doherty, S., Young, D., Krummel, P. B., Fraser, P. J., Weiss, R. F., Salameh, P. K., Harth, C. M., Park, M.-K., Park, H., Arnold, T., Rennick, C., Steele, L. P., Mitrevski, B., Wang, R. H. J. and Prinn, R. G.: The increasing atmospheric burden of the greenhouse gas sulfur hexafluoride (SF6), Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 20(12), 7271–7290, doi:10.5194/acp-20-7271-2020, 2020.

Western, L. M., Sha, Z., Rigby, M., Ganesan, A. L., Manning, A. J., Stanley, K. M., O’Doherty, S. J., Young, D. and Rougier, J.: Bayesian spatio-temporal inference of trace gas emissions using an integrated nested Laplacian approximation and Gaussian Markov random fields, Geoscientific Model Development, 13(4), 2095–2107, doi:10.5194/gmd-13-2095-2020, 2020.

Lickley, M., Solomon, S., Fletcher, S., Velders, G. J. M., Daniel, J., Rigby, M., Montzka, S. A., Kuijpers, L. J. M. and Stone, K.: Quantifying contributions of chlorofluorocarbon banks to emissions and impacts on the ozone layer and climate, Nature Communications, 11(1), doi:10.1038/s41467-020-15162-7, 2020.

Stanley, K. M., Say, D., Mühle, J., Harth, C. M., Krummel, P. B., Young, D., O’Doherty, S. J., Salameh, P. K., Simmonds, P. G., Weiss, R. F., Prinn, R. G., Fraser, P. J. and Rigby, M.: Increase in global emissions of HFC-23 despite near-total expected reductions, Nature Communications, 11(1), doi:10.1038/s41467-019-13899-4, 2020.

Ganesan, A. L., Schwietzke, S., Poulter, B., Arnold, T., Lan, X., Rigby, M., Vogel, F. R., Werf, G. R., Janssens‐Maenhout, G., Boesch, H., Pandey, S., Manning, A. J., Jackson, R. B., Nisbet, E. G. and Manning, M. R.: Advancing Scientific Understanding of the Global Methane Budget in Support of the Paris Agreement, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi:10.1029/2018GB006065, 2019.

Wenger, A., Pugsley, K., O’Doherty, S., Rigby, M., Manning, A. J., Lunt, M. F., and White, E. D.: Atmospheric radiocarbon measurements to quantify CO2 emissions in the UK from 2014 to 2015, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 14057–14070,, 2019

Mühle, J., Trudinger, C. M., Western, L. M., Rigby, M., Vollmer, M. K., Park, S., Manning, A. J., Say, D., Ganesan, A., Steele, L. P., Ivy, D. J., Arnold, T., Li, S., Stohl, A., Harth, C. M., Salameh, P. K., McCulloch, A., O’Doherty, S., Park, M.-K., Jo, C. O., Young, D., Stanley, K. M., Krummel, P. B., Mitrevski, B., Hermansen, O., Lunder, C., Evangeliou, N., Yao, B., Kim, J., Hmiel, B., Buizert, C., Petrenko, V. V., Arduini, J., Maione, M., Etheridge, D. M., Michalopoulou, E., Czerniak, M., Severinghaus, J. P., Reimann, S., Simmonds, P. G., Fraser, P. J., Prinn, R. G., and Weiss, R. F.: Perfluorocyclobutane (PFC-318, c-C4F8) in the global atmosphere, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 10335–10359,, 2019.

Kuyper, B., Say, D., Labuschagne, C., Lesch, T., Joubert, W. R., Martin, D., Young, D., Khan, M. A. H., Rigby, M., Ganesan, A. L., Lunt, M. F., O’Dowd, C., Manning, A. J., O’Doherty, S., Davies-Coleman, M. T. and Shallcross, D. E.: Atmospheric HCFC-22, HFC-125, and HFC-152a at Cape Point, South Africa, Environmental Science & Technology, 53(15), 8967–8975, doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b01612, 2019.

Say, D., Ganesan, A. L., Lunt, M. F., Rigby, M., O’Doherty, S., Harth, C., Manning, A. J., Krummel, P. B., and Bauguitte, S.: Emissions of halocarbons from India inferred through atmospheric measurements, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 9865–9885,, 2019.

Rigby, M., Park, S., Saito, T., Western, L. M., Redington, A. L., Fang, X., Henne, S., Manning, A. J., Prinn, R. G., Dutton, G. S., Fraser, P. J., Ganesan, A. L., Hall, B. D., Harth, C. M., Kim, J., Kim, K.-R., Krummel, P. B., Lee, T., Li, S., Liang, Q., Lunt, M. F., Montzka, S. A., Mühle, J., O’Doherty, S., Park, M.-K., Reimann, S., Salameh, P. K., Simmonds, P., Tunnicliffe, R. L., Weiss, R. F., Yokouchi, Y. and Young, D.: Increase in CFC-11 emissions from eastern China based on atmospheric observations, Nature, 569(7757), 546–550, doi:10.1038/s41586-019-1193-4, 2019.

White, E. D., Rigby, M., Lunt, M. F., Smallman, T. L., Comyn-Platt, E., Manning, A. J., Ganesan, A. L., O’Doherty, S., Stavert, A. R., Stanley, K., Williams, M., Levy, P., Ramonet, M., Forster, G. L., Manning, A. C. and Palmer, P. I.: Quantifying the UK’s carbon dioxide flux: an atmospheric inverse modelling approach using a regional measurement network, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19(7), 4345–4365, doi:10.5194/acp-19-4345-2019, 2019.

Engel, A. and Rigby, M. (lead authors), Burkholder, J. B., Fernandez, R. P., Froidevaux, F., Hall, B. D., Hossaini, R., Saito, T., Vollmer, M. K., Yao, B.), Chapter 1: Update on Ozone-Depleting Substances (ODSs) and Other Gases of
Interest to the Montreal Protocol, Chapter 1 in Scientific Assessment of
Ozone Depletion: 2018, Global Ozone Research and Monitoring
Project–Report No. 58, World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-1-7329317-1-8, 2019.

Brophy, K., Graven, H., Manning, A. J., White, E., Arnold, T., Fischer, M. L., Jeong, S., Cui, X. and Rigby, M.: Characterizing uncertainties in atmospheric inversions of fossil fuel CO2 emissions in California, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19(5), 2991–3006, doi:10.5194/acp-19-2991-2019, 2019.

Fang, X., Park, S., Saito, T., Tunnicliffe, R., Ganesan, A. L., Rigby, M., Li, S., Yokouchi, Y., Fraser, P. J., Harth, C. M., Krummel, P. B., Mühle, J., O’Doherty, S., Salameh, P. K., Simmonds, P. G., Weiss, R. F., Young, D., Lunt, M. F., Manning, A. J., Gressent, A. and Prinn, R. G.: Rapid increase in ozone-depleting chloroform emissions from China, Nature Geoscience, doi:10.1038/s41561-018-0278-2, 2018.

Lunt, M. F., Park, S., Li, S., Henne, S., Manning, A. J., Ganesan, A. L., Simpson, I. J., Blake, D. R., Liang, Q., O’Doherty, S., Harth, C. M., Mühle, J., Salameh, P. K., Weiss, R. F., Krummel, P. B., Fraser, P. J., Prinn, R. G., Reimann, S. and Rigby, M.: Continued Emissions of the Ozone-Depleting Substance Carbon Tetrachloride From Eastern Asia, Geophysical Research Letters, doi:10.1029/2018GL079500, 2018.

Reimann, S., Elkins, J. W., Fraser, P. J., Hall, B. D., Kurylo, M. J., Mahieu, E., Montzka, S. A., Prinn, R. G., Rigby, M., Simmonds, P. G. and Weiss, R. F.: Observing the atmospheric evolution of ozone-depleting substances, Comptes Rendus Geoscience, doi:10.1016/j.crte.2018.08.008, 2018.

Palmer, P. I., O’Doherty, S., Allen, G., Bower, K., Bösch, H., Chipperfield, M. P., Connors, S., Dhomse, S., Feng, L., Finch, D. P., Gallagher, M. W., Gloor, E., Gonzi, S., Harris, N. R. P., Helfter, C., Humpage, N., Kerridge, B., Knappett, D., Jones, R. L., Le Breton, M., Lunt, M. F., Manning, A. J., Matthiesen, S., Muller, J. B. A., Mullinger, N., Nemitz, E., O’Shea, S., Parker, R. J., Percival, C. J., Pitt, J., Riddick, S. N., Rigby, M., Sembhi, H., Siddans, R., Skelton, R. L., Smith, P., Sonderfeld, H., Stanley, K., Stavert, A. R., Wenger, A., White, E., Wilson, C., and Young, D.: A measurement-based verification framework for UK greenhouse gas emissions: an overview of the Greenhouse gAs Uk and Global Emissions (GAUGE) project, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 11753-11777,, 2018.

Prinn, R. G., Weiss, R. F., Arduini, J., Arnold, T., DeWitt, H. L., Fraser, P. J., Ganesan, A. L., Gasore, J., Harth, C. M., Hermansen, O., Kim, J., Krummel, P. B., Li, S., Loh, Z. M., Lunder, C. R., Maione, M., Manning, A. J., Miller, B. R., Mitrevski, B., Mühle, J., O’Doherty, S., Park, S., Reimann, S., Rigby, M., Saito, T., Salameh, P. K., Schmidt, R., Simmonds, P. G., Steele, L. P., Vollmer, M. K., Wang, R. H., Yao, B., Yokouchi, Y., Young, D., and Zhou, L.: History of chemically and radiatively important atmospheric gases from the Advanced Global Atmospheric Gases Experiment (AGAGE), Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 985-1018,, 2018

Montzka, S. A., Dutton, G. S., Yu, P., Ray, E., Portmann, R. W., Daniel, J. S., Kuijpers, L., Hall, B. D., Mondeel, D., Siso, C., Nance, J. D., Rigby, M., Manning, A. J., Hu, L., Moore, F., Miller, B. R. and Elkins, J. W.: An unexpected and persistent increase in global emissions of ozone-depleting CFC-11, Nature, 557(7705), 413–417, doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0106-2, 2018

Ganesan, A. L., Stell, A. C., Gedney, N., Comyn‐Platt, E., Hayman, G., Rigby, M., et al. (2018). Spatially resolved isotopic source signatures of wetland methane emissions. Geophysical Research Letters, 45

Simmonds, P. G., Rigby, M., McCulloch, A., Vollmer, M. K., Henne, S., Mühle, J., O’Doherty, S., Manning, A. J., Krummel, P. B., Fraser, P. J., Young, D., Weiss, R. F., Salameh, P. K., Harth, C. M., Reimann, S., Trudinger, C. M., Steele, L. P., Wang, R. H. J., Ivy, D. J., Prinn, R. G., Mitrevski, B., and Etheridge, D. M.: Recent increases in the atmospheric growth rate and emissions of HFC-23 (CHF3) and the link to HCFC-22 (CHClF2) production, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 4153-4169,, 2018

Vollmer, M. K., Young, D., Trudinger, C. M., Mühle, J., Henne, S., Rigby, M., Park, S., Li, S., Guillevic, M., Mitrevski, B., Harth, C. M., Miller, B. R., Reimann, S., Yao, B., Steele, L. P., Wyss, S. A., Lunder, C. R., Arduini, J., McCulloch, A., Wu, S., Rhee, T. S., Wang, R. H. J., Salameh, P. K., Hermansen, O., Hill, M., Langenfelds, R. L., Ivy, D., O’Doherty, S., Krummel, P. B., Maione, M., Etheridge, D. M., Zhou, L., Fraser, P. J., Prinn, R. G., Weiss, R. F., and Simmonds, P. G.: Atmospheric histories and emissions of chlorofluorocarbons CFC-13 (CClF3), ΣCFC-114 (C2Cl2F4), and CFC-115 (C2ClF5), Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 979-1002,, 2018

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 ObservationsEnvironmental 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:, 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:, 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