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Watershed Institute

Phone: 715-836-4175

Director- Watershed Institute for Collaborative Environmental Studies


NSF Aeronomy & Atmospheric Chemistry Postdoctoral Fellowship
SRI International, Molecular Physics Lab

Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry; Certificate in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
University of Colorado, Boulder

B.S. Chemistry & Biochemistry; Certificate in Environmental Studies
Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma WA


Chemistry 103: General Chemistry I
Chemistry 213: Quantitative Analysis
Chemistry 304: Environmental Chemistry
Chemistry 438: Physical and Analytical Lab Capstone
Chemistry 442: Instrumental Analysis
Chemistry 444: Modern Applied Separation and Spectroscopy
Honors 302: Tracking the University's Carbon Footprint

Research Interests

Quantification and identification of biogenic carbonyl compounds by derivatization and LCMS analysis

Reactions of various aerosol particles with free radicals in Earth's mesopause region

Biodiesel production and quality analysis

Communication of anthropogenic climate change science and policy to the general public

Selected Publications

Jamelske, E. Barrett, J. Boulter, J., "Comparing climate change awareness, perceptions, and beliefs of college students in the United States and China" J. Environ. Stud. Sci. 3 (2013): doi: 10.1007/s13412-013-0144-x

S.R. Doering, K.M. Strobush, J. Marschall, J.E. Boulter, "The effect of microwave-frequency discharge-activated oxygen on the microscale structure of low-Temperature water ice films" J. Chem. Phys. 131 (2009): 224706, doi: 0021-9606/2009/131(22)224706/12.

Boulter, J.E., Marschall, J., "Measurement of Effective Knudsen Diffusion Coefficients for Powder Beds used in Heterogeneous Uptake Experiments." J. Phys. Chem. A 110 (2006): 10444-10455, doi: 10.1021/jp062866i.

Marschall, J., Boulter, J.E., "An Analytic Model for Atom Diffusion and Heterogeneous Recombination in a Porous Medium." J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 39 (2006): 3849-3857, doi: 10.1088/0022-3727/39/17/022.

Boulter, J.E., Cziczo, D.J., Middlebrook, A.M., Thomson, D.S., Murphy, D.M., "Design and Performance of a Pumped Counterflow Virtual Impactor" Aerosol Sci. & Tech. 40 (2006): 969-976, doi: 10.1080/02786820600840984.

Boulter, J.E., Morgan, C.G., Marschall, J., "Ice Surfaces in the Mesosphere: Absence of Dangling Bonds in the Presence of Atomic Oxygen." Geophys. Res. Lett. 32 (2005): L14817, doi: 10.1029/2005GL022560.

Helmig D., Boulter J., David D., Birks J., Cullen N., Steffen K., "Ozone and Meteorological Boundary-Layer Conditions at Summit, Greenland." Atmos. Env. 36 (2002): 2595-2608, doi: 10.1016/S1352-2310(02)00129-2.