Max Planck Gesellschaft

Santiago Botía

PhD student in the Airborne trace gas measurements and mesoscale modelling (ATM) Research Group

room: A3.025
phone: +49 3641 57 6377
email: sbotia(at)bgc-jena.mpg.de
Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Santiago_Botia
ORCiD: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5447-3968

Project | Research interests | CV | Publications | Conference Contributions


PhD project

  • Mesoscale inverse modeling of greenhouse gases in the Amazon using ATTO data.

Research interests

  • Amazon carbon cycle (CO2/CH4 and CO)
  • Atmospheric transport of GHGs using STILT and WRF-GHG
  • Inverse modelling
  • Atmospheric measurements
  • Remote sensing

Academic background

  • MSc in Environmental Sciences at Wageningen University
  • BSc in Environmental Engineering at Universidad de los Andes

Publications

Peer reviewed papers

Botía, S., Galkowski M., Marshall, J., Koch, T., Lavric, J.V., Walter, D., Komiya, S., Gomes-Alves, E., Fisch, G., Pinho. D.M., Nelson. B., Martins, G., Luijkx, I., Koren, G., Florentie, L., Araújo, A., Sá, Marta., Andreae M.O., Heimann, M., Peters, W., Gerbig, C. The Amazon Tall Tower Observatory CO2 record: a new opportunity to study processes on seasonal and interannual scales. Submitted to Global Change Biology. 2021.

Polari Corrêa, Daniela Cava, Matthias Sörgel, Santiago Botía, Otávio Acevedo, Pablo Oliveira, Antônio Manzi, Luiz Augusto Toledo Machado, Hardiney Martins, Anywhere Tsokankunku, Alessandro Araujo, Jost Lavric, David Walter, Luca Mortarini. Gravity wave induced by Amazon forest orography and low-level jets generation. Agr. For. Met. 2021.

Bezerra, Valéria L.; Dias-Júnior, Cléo Q.; Vale, Roseilson S.; Santana, Raoni A.; Botía, Santiago; Manzi, Antônio O.; Cohen, Julia C.P.; Martins, Hardiney S.; Chamecki, Marcelo; Fuentes, Jose D. Near-Surface Atmospheric Turbulence in the Presence of a Squall Line above a Forested and Deforested Region in the Central Amazon. Atmosphere 12, no. 4: 461. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12040461, 2021.

Botía, S., Gerbig, C., Marshall, J., Lavric, J. V., Walter, D., Pöhlker, C., Holanda, B., Fisch, G., de Araújo, A. C., Sá, M. O., Teixeira, P. R., Resende, A. F., Dias-Junior, C. Q., van Asperen, H., Oliveira, P. S., Stefanello, M., and Acevedo, O. C.: Understanding nighttime methane signals at the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory (ATTO), Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 6583–6606, https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-20-6583-2020, 2020.

Other works

Kooreman, M., Stammes, P., Tuinder, O., Boersma, F., van Schaik, E., Botía, S.: GOME-2 Sun Induced Fluorescence of Terrestrial Ecosystems Retrieval: Algorithm theoretical basis document. Beta version. July 12, 2018. Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI). http://www.temis.nl/surface/sif/sif_atbd_20180115.pdf .

Botía, S.: Importance of Surface Pressure and Albedo for retrieving Sun Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence from GOME-2, Internship Report, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute and Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands, 39 pp., 2017. Available upon request.

Botía, S : Effect of biomass burning emissions on the carbon cycle of the Amazon for 2010-2015. MSc Thesis, Wageningen University, Wageningen, the Netherlands, 91 pp., 2017. Available here: https://edepot.wur.nl/414674


Conference contributions

Botía, S., Galkowski M., Marshall, J., Koch, T., Lavric, J.V., Walter, D., Komiya, S., Fisch, G., Peters, W., Andreae M.O., Heimann, M., Gerbig, C., (2020), Six years of atmospheric CO2, CH4 and CO at the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory: a new opportunity to study processes on seasonal and inter-annual scales, [GC009-0013] presented at 2020 Fall Meeting, AGU, 1-17 Dec.

Gerbig, C., Munassar, S., Botía, S., Koch, T., Kubistin D., Ramonet, M., Karstens, U. Can we see a covid-19 impact in atmospheric GHGs? A diagnostic assessment using STILT. ICOS Conference 2020, Online Septemer 15-17, https://www.icos-cp.eu/sc2020/abstracts#152 .

van Asperen, H., Warneke, T., Carioca de Araújo, A., Rider Forsberg, B., Ramos de Oliveira, L., de Lima Xavier, T., de Oliveira Sá, M., Ricardo Teixeira, P., Azevedo de Oliveira, R., Sousa de Moura, V., do Socorro Monteiro Leal, L., Botía, S., Lavrič, J., Komiya, S., Frumau, A., Hensen, A., van den Bulk, P., van Dinther, D., and Notholt, J.: Tropical forest CH4: from flux chambers to micrometeorological tower measurements, EGU General Assembly 2020, Online, 4–8 May 2020, EGU2020-6139, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-6139, 2020.

Komiya, S., Lavric, J., Walter, D., Botía, S., Araujo, A., Sá, M., Sörgel, M., Wolff, S., Asperen, H., Kondo, F., and Trumbore, S.: Temporal variations of CH4/CO2/CO fluxes in the central Amazon rainforest, EGU General Assembly 2020, Online, 4–8 May 2020, EGU2020-16019, https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-16019, 2020.

Botía, S., Gerbig, C., Marshall, J., Fisch, G., Acevedo, O., Quaresma, Q., and Lavric, J.: Understanding Nighttime Methane Concentrations at the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory (ATTO), EGU General Assembly 2019, 7-12 April, EGU2019-7742, https://meetingorganizer.copernicus.org/EGU2019/EGU2019-7742.pdf, Poster presentation.

Botía, S., Gerbig, C., Marshall, J., Fisch, G., & Lavric, J. V. (2018). Tracking Nighttime Methane Signals at the Amazon Tall Tower Observatory (ATTO). AGUFM, 2018, B33A-04. Oral Presentation.

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