Alumni

2018

Jane Baldwin, 2018

  • Last Known Affiliation: PEI Postdoc, Princeton University
  • Advisor: Gabriel Vecchi
  • Dissertation: Orographic Controls on Asian Hydroclimate, and an Examination of Heat Wave Temporal Compounding

Anna FitzMaurice, 2018

  • Last Known Affiliation: Machine Learning/Data Scientist, eQualitie, Montreal
  • Advisor: Robert Hallberg
  • Dissertation: Parameterizing the Melting of Icebergs in Global Climate Models

2017

Nicholas Lutsko, 2017

  • Last Known Affiliation: Postdoc, MIT
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Aspects of Eddy Momentum Fluxes in the General Circulation of the Troposphere

Robert Nazarian, 2017

  • Last Known Affiliation: Assistant Professor of Physics, Fairfield University
  • Advisor: Sonya Legg
  • Dissertation: Internal Wave Scattering in Continental Slope Canyons

Anna Trugman, 2017

  • Last Known Affiliation: Postdoc, University of Utah
  • Advisor: David Medvigy
  • Dissertation:  Understanding the Roles of Climate, Disturbance, and Functional Diversity in the Terrestrial Carbon Cycle:  Linking Mechanisms from Regional to Global Scales

2016

Junyi Chai, 2016

  • Last Known Affiliation: Quantitative Associate, Barclay Capital
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Understanding Geostrophic Turbulence in a Hierarchy of Models

Spencer Hill, 2016

  • Last Known Affiliation: Postdoc, University of California, Los Angeles/Caltech
  • Advisor: Yi Ming
  • Dissertation: Energetic and Hydrological Responses of Hadley Circulations and the African Sahel to Sea Surface Temperature Perturbations

Jaya Khanna, 2016

  • Advisor: David Medvigy
  • Dissertation: Regional Hydro-Climatic Impacts of Contemporary Amazonian Deforestation

Todd Mooring, 2016

  • Last Known Affiliation: Postdoc, University of Chicago
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Transient Eddies in the Martian Atmosphere: Representation in Reanalysis and ldealized Modeling

Geeta Persad, 2016

  • Last Known Affiliation: Postdoc, Stanford University
  • Advisor: V. Ramaswamy
  • Dissertation: Climate Implications of the Heterogeneity of Anthropogenic Aerosol Forcing

Jeffrey Strong, 2016

  • Last Known Affiliation: Postdoc, Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
  • Advisor: Gabriel Vecchi
  • Dissertation: The Climatological Effect of Perturbations in Atmospheric Burden and Optical Properties of Saharan Dust

Hannah Zanowski, 2016

  • Last Known Affiliation: Postdoc, University of Washington, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean
  • Advisor: Robert Hallberg
  • Dissertation:  The Influence of Antarctic Open-Ocean Polynyas on the Abyssal Ocean

2015

Andrew Ballinger, 2015

  • Last Known Affiliation: Postdoc, North Carolina State - CICS-North Carolina
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Tropical Cyclone Activity in an Aquaplanet General Circulation Model

Kit Yan Choi, 2015

  • Last Known Affiliation: Software Developer, Enthought
  • Advisor: Gabriel Vecchi
  • Dissertation: El Niño-Southern Oscillation: Asymmetry, nonlinear atmospheric response and the role of mean climate

He Wang, 2015

  • Last Known Affiliation: Postdoc, Scripps-University of California, San Diego
  • Advisor: Sonya Legg
  • Dissertation: Large Scale Impacts of Subarctic Channel Flows and Deep Water Formation in Climate Models

Wenyu Zhou, 2015

  • Last Known Affiliation: Postdoc, Scripps-University of California, San Diego
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Non-Rotating and Rotating Radiative-Convective Equilibrium

2014

Joseph Majkut, 2014

  • Last Known Affiliation: Director of Climate at Niskanen Center
  • Advisor: Jorge L. Sarmiento
  • Dissertation: Variability and Trends in the Carbon Cycle

Amanda O'Rourke, 2014

  • Last Known Affiliation: Postdoc at John Hopkins University-Applied Physics Lab
  • Advisor: Geoffrey K. Vallis
  • Dissertation: Influence of Long and Short Planetary Waves on the Separation of the Eddy-Driven and Subtropical Jet

Samuel Potter, 2014

  • Last Known Affiliation: University of Washington/JISAO Postdoc Research Fellow
  • Advisor: Geoffrey K. Vallis
  • Dissertation: Superrotation and tropical waves in idealized atmospheric models

Claire Radley, 2014

  • Last Known Affiliation: Associate at McKinsey & Co., Australia
  • Advisor: Stephan Fueglistaler
  • Dissertation: Understanding the Dependence of Tropical High Cloud Amount and Radiative Flux on Sea Surface Temperature

Erica Staehling, 2014

  • Last Known Affiliation: Associate Director, Masters in Science Teaching Program, Florida State University
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: The Influence of African Easterly Waves on Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Activity

2013

Ilissa Ocko, 2013

  • Last Known Affiliation: Climate Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund
  • Advisor: V. Ramaswamy
  • Dissertation: Contrasting Features of Scattering and Absorbing Aerosol Direct Radiative Forcings and Climate Response

2012

Kelly Kearney, 2012 (Geosciences)

  • Last Known Affiliation: Research Scientist, UW/JISAO/NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center
  • Advisor: Jorge L. Sarmiento
  • Dissertation: An Analysis of Marine Ecosystem Dynamics Through Development of a Coupled Physical-Biogeochemical-Fisheries Food Web Model (Geosciences Student)

Lauren Padilla, 2012 (MAE)

  • Last Known Affiliation: Senior Environmental Modeler, Stone Env, Inc., Vermont
  • Advisor: Geoffrey K. Vallis
  • Dissertation: Application of Empirical and Dynamical Closure Methods to Simple Climate Models (MAE Student)

2011

Daniele Bianchi, 2011

  • Last Known Affiliation: Assistant Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Advisor: Jorge L. Sarmiento
  • Dissertation: Processes Controlling the Distribution of Biogeochemical Tracers in the Ocean

Ying Li, 2011

  • Last Known Affiliation: Research Scientist, Colorado State University
  • Advisor: Gabriel Lau
  • Dissertation: Dynamical Mechanisms for the Teleconnection between ENSO and NAO in Late Winter

Ian Lloyd, 2011

  • Last Known Affiliation: World Bank – Team for Climate Change Adaptation
  • Advisor: Gabriel Lau
  • Dissertation: Extreme Subseasonal Tropical Air-Sea Interactions and Their Relation to Ocean Thermal Stratification

Yves Plancherel, 2011 (Geosciences)

  • Last Known Affiliation: NERC Research Fellow, Oxford University
  • Advisor: Jorge L. Sarmiento
  • Dissertation: A Study of the Ocean's Water Masses Using Data and Models (Geosciences Student)

2010

Yuanyuan Fang, 2010

  • Last Known Affiliation: Senior Research Associate, Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford
  • Advisor: Larry Horowitz
  • Dissertation: The Impacts of Emissions, Meteorology and Climate Change on Pollution Transport

Neven Fuckar, 2010

  • Last Known Affiliation: Climatologist, Barcelona Supercomputer Center
  • Advisor: Geoffrey K. Vallis
  • Dissertation: Adaptive Scaling Model of the Main Pycnocline and the Associate Overturning Circulation

Fuyu Li, 2010

  • Last Known Affiliation: Geoscientist, Chevron
  • Advisor: V. Ramaswamy
  • Dissertation: Emission, Distribution and Transport of Mineral Dust in the Southern Hemisphere, and the Dust Deposition in Antarctica during Present-Day and the Last Glacial Maximum

2009

Sara Kang, 2009

  • Last Known Affiliation: Assistant Professor, UNIST, Korea
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: The Response of Tropical Precipitation to Extratropical Thermal Forcing

Agnieszka Smith-Mrowiec, 2009

  • Last Known Affiliation: Research Scientist, Columbia University -LDEO
  • Advisor: Stephen Garner
  • Dissertation: Hurricane Intensity in Dry and Moist Atmospheres

2008

Yi Huang, 2008

  • Last Known Affiliation: Assistant Professor, McGill University
  • Advisor: V. Ramaswamy
  • Dissertation: Satellite-Observed and Model-Simulated Outgoing Longwave Radiation Spectra

2007

Gang Chen, 2007

  • Last Known Affiliation: Associate Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Mechanisms that Control the Latitude of Jet Streams Surface Westerlies

Seoung-Soo Lee, 2007

  • Last Known Affiliation: Associate Research Scientist, University of Maryland
  • Advisor: Leo J. Donner
  • Dissertation: Aerosol Effects on Clouds and Their Sensitivity to Numerical Representations of Microphysics

Cynthia Randles, 2007

  • Last Known Affiliation: NASA , GMAO Office
  • Advisor: V. Ramaswamy
  • Dissertation: Impacts of Carbonaceous Aerosols on Climate: Examination of the Sensitivity of Simulated Regional Climates to Absorbing and Scattering Aerosols

2006

Edwin Gerber, 2006 (Applied Math)

  • Last Known Affiliation: Associate Professor, New York University, Courant Institute
  • Advisor: Geoffrey K. Vallis
  • Dissertation: A Dynamical and Statistical Understanding of the NAO and Annular Modes (Applied Math Student)

2005

Dargan Frierson , 2005 (Applied Math)

  • Last Known Affiliation: Associate Professor, University of Washington
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Studies of the General Circulation of the Atmosphere with a Simplified Moist GCM (Applied Math Student)

Shree Khare, 2005

  • Last Known Affiliation: Senior Director, Risk Management Solutions, UK
  • Advisor: Jeffrey Anderson/Geoffrey K. Vallis
  • Dissertation: Observing Network Design for Improved Prediction of Geophysical Fluid Flows-Analysis of Ensemble Methods

Irina Marinov, 2005

  • Last Known Affiliation: Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvannia
  • Advisor: Jorge L. Sarmiento/Anand Gnanadesikan
  • Dissertation: Controls on the Air-Sea Balance of Carbon Dioxide

Huiyan Yang, 2005

  • Last Known Affiliation: Research Assistant Professor, University of Texas, El Paso
  • Advisor: Hiram Levy
  • Dissertation: The Modeling of Tropospheric Photochemistry and Black Carbon Aerosol: Examinations of Radiation, Transformation concentrations and Emission Reduction Aspects

2004

Chi-Yung Tam, 2004

  • Last Known Affiliation: Assistant Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Advisor: Gabriel Lau
  • "Dissertation: The Impact of ENSO on Tropical and Extratropical Atmospheric Variability And Synoptic Time Scales as Inferred from Observations and GMC Simulations

2003

Giulio Boccaletti, 2003

  • Last Known Affiliation: Global Managing Director, Water, The Nature Conservancy
  • Advisor: S. George H. Philander
  • Dissertation: The Thermal Structure of the Upper Ocean

Cara Cartwright Henning, 2003

  • Last Known Affiliation: Senior Technical Specialist, ICF International
  • Advisor: Geoffrey K. Vallis
  • Dissertation: The Effects of Mesoscale Eddies on the Stratification of the Ocean

Curtis Deutsch, 2003

  • Last Known Affiliation: Associate Professor, University of Washington
  • Advisor: Jorge L. Sarmiento
  • Dissertation: Biogeochemical Constraints on the Modern and Glacial Oceanic Nitrogen Cycle

2002

Andrew Wittenberg, 2002

  • Last Known Affiliation: Research Scientist, GFDL
  • Advisor: S. George H. Philander
  • Dissertation: ENSO Response to Altered Climates

2001

David A. Baker, 2001

  • Last Known Affiliation: Research Scientist, Colorado State (CIRA)
  • Advisor: Jorge L. Sarmiento
  • Dissertation: Sources and Sinks of Atmospheric CO2 Estimated From Batch Least-Squares Inversions of CO2 Concentration Measurements

Scott Harper, 2001

  • Last Known Affiliation: Program Manager, ONR
  • Advisor: S. George H. Philander
  • Dissertation: The Influence of Subtropical Forcing on the Density Structure of the Tropical Ocean

Teresa Holloway, 2001

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, University of Wisconsin
  • Advisor: Hiram Levy
  • Dissertation: Transboundary Air Pollution in Asia: Model Development and Policy Implications

Tapio Schneider, 2001

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, CalTech
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Structural Analyses of Climate Data

2000

Olivier Pauluis, 2000

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, New York University -Courant Institute
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Entropy Budget of an Atmosphere in Radiative-Convective Equilibrium

1999

Andrzej Klonecki, 1999

  • Last Known Affiliation: Scientist, Noveltis-France
  • Advisor: Hiram Levy
  • Dissertation: Model Study of the Tropospheric Chemistry of Ozone

Frederic Vitart, 1999

  • Last Known Affiliation: Senior Scientist, European Ctr. for Medium Range Weather Forecast
  • Advisor: Jeffrey Anderson
  • Dissertation: Tropical Storm Interannual and Interdecadal Variability in an Ensemble of GCM Integrations

1998

ALexander Hall, 1998

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, Universty of California, Los Angeles
  • Advisor: Suki Manabe
  • Dissertation: The Role of Water Vapor Feedback in Unperturbed Climate Variability and Global Warming

1997

Rebecca Orris, 1997

  • Last Known Affiliation: PMC Prod. Team Leader, National Institutes of Health
  • Advisor: V. Ramaswamy
  • Dissertation: A Test of the Consistency of Models and Observations in the Middle Atmosphere

Pravadha Suntharalingam, 1997

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, East Anglia
  • Advisor: Jorge L. Sarmiento
  • Dissertation: Modeling the Global Nitrous Oxide Distribution

Yunqing Zhang, 1997

  • Last Known Affiliation: FX Marketing, KCG Holdings
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: On the Mechanisms for the Mid-Winter Suppression of the Pacific Stormtrack

1996

Simona Masina, 1996

  • Last Known Affiliation: Senior Scientist, CMCC, Italy
  • Advisor: S. George H. Philander
  • Dissertation: Tropical Instability Waves in the Pacific Ocean

1995

Lisa Goddard, 1995

  • Last Known Affiliation: Director/Senior Research Scientist, IRI, Columbia University.
  • Advisor: S. George H. Philander
  • Dissertation: The Energetics of Interannual Variability in the Tropical Pacific Ocean

Jaiwei Zhang, 1995

  • Last Known Affiliation: Director-MBS Trading, Credit Suisse
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Effects of Latent Heating on Midlatitude Atmospheric General Circulation

1994

Cheng-Ta Chen, 1994

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, National Taiwan Normal University
  • Advisor: V. Ramaswamy
  • Dissertation: Sensitivity of the Simulated Global Climate to Perturbations in Low Cloud Microphysical Properties

Wataru Ohfuchi, 1994

  • Last Known Affiliation: Senior Scientist, JAMSTEC-Earth Simulator Center
  • Advisor: Suki Manabe
  • Dissertation: The Sensitivity of an Atmospheric General Circulation Model to Large Changes in Carbon Dioxide Level

Valentina Pavan, 1994

  • Last Known Affiliation: Scientist, ARPA-Hydro-Weather Climate, Italy
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Parameter Study of the Statistically Steady state of a Multi-Layer Quasi- Geostrophic Model

1993

Larry Anderson, 1993

  • Last Known Affiliation: Teacher, Sandwich HS
  • Advisor: Jorge L. Sarmiento
  • Dissertation: The Determination of Redfield Ratios for use in Global Oceanic Nutrient Cycle Models

Kar-Man Chang, 1993

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, SUNY-Stonybrook
  • Advisor: Isidoro Orlanski
  • Dissertation: Downstream Development of Baroclinic Waves

Brent Lofgren, 1993

  • Last Known Affiliation: Physical Scientist, NOAA/GLERL
  • Advisor: Suki Manabe
  • Dissertation: Sensitivity and Feedbacks Associated with Vegetation-Related Land Surface Parameters in a General Circulation Model

Li Yuan, 1993

  • Last Known Affiliation: Unknown
  • Advisor: Kevin Hamilton
  • Dissertation: Statistical Equilibrium Dynamics in a Forced-Dissipative f-plane Shallow- Water Model

1992

Elisa Manzini, 1992

  • Last Known Affiliation: Scientist, Max-Planck Institute of Meteorology
  • Advisor: Kevin Hamilton
  • Dissertation: Numerical Study of the Middle Atmosphere Response to Tropical and Subtropical Tropospheric Sources

1991

Alexis Kai-hon Lau, 1991

  • Last Known Affiliation: Director/Professor, Hong Kong University-Sci &Tech
  • Advisor: Gabriel Lau
  • Dissertation: An Observational Study of Tropical Summertime Synoptic Scale Disturbances

Sukyoung Lee, 1991

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, Penn State
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Baroclinic Wave Packets in Models and Observations

Ricardo Matano, 1991

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, Oregon State
  • Advisor: S. George H. Philander
  • Dissertation: A Numerical Study of the Circulation in the South Atlantic Ocean

Xin Tao, 1991

  • Last Known Affiliation: Unknown
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Atmospheric Responses to Lower Tropospheric Forcing in a Multi-Layer Isentropic Model

Huijie Xue, 1991

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, University of Maine
  • Advisor: George L. Mellor
  • Dissertation: Numerical Studies of Gulf Stream Meanders in the South Atlantic Bight

1990

Jeffrey L. Anderson, 1990

  • Last Known Affiliation: Senior Scientist, NCAR
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Low Frequency Variability and the Instability of Zonally Varying Atmospheric Flows

Yi Chao, 1990

  • Last Known Affiliation: Scientist, Remote Sensing Solutions
  • Advisor: S. George H. Philander
  • Dissertation: Seasonal and Inteerannual Variability in the Tropical Pacific Ocean

Chung-Chun Ma, 1990

  • Last Known Affiliation: Xerox Corp.
  • Advisor: Kevin Hamilton
  • Dissertation: Models of Planetary Wave Propagation in the Middle Atmosphere

Raymond G. Najjar, 1990

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, Penn State
  • Advisor: Jorge L. Sarmiento
  • Dissertation: Simulations of the Phosphorus and Oxygen Cycles in the World Ocean Using a General Circulation Model.

R. Saravanan, 1990

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, Texas A&M
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Mechanisms of Equatorial Superrotation: Studies with Two-Level Models

Mingfang Ting, 1990

  • Last Known Affiliation: Research Scientist, Columbia University, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: The Stationary Wave Response to Tropical and Mid-Latitude SST Anomalies

1989

Shian-Jiann Lin, 1989

  • Last Known Affiliation: Research Scientist, GFDL
  • Advisor: Raymond Pierrehumbert
  • Dissertation: The Instability Mechanism of Synoptic Eddies

Noboru Nakamura, 1989

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, University of Chicago
  • Advisor: Isidoro Orlanski
  • Dissertation: Dynamics of Baroclinic Instability in Rapid Cyclogenesis

1988

Ping Chang, 1988

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, Texas A & M
  • Advisor: S. George H. Philander
  • Dissertation: Oceanic Adjustment in the Presence of Mean Currents

Jean-Paul M. Huot

  • Last Known Affiliation: ESA/ESTEC, The Netherlands
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Variational Closures for Two-Dimensional Turbulent Flows

1987

Julio T. Bacmeister, 1987

  • Last Known Affiliation: Scientist III, NCAR
  • Advisor: Raymond Pierrehumbert
  • Dissertation: Non-linearity in Transient, Two-Dimensional Flow Over Topography

Bertrand C. Carissimo, 1987

  • Last Known Affiliation: CEREA, France
  • Advisor: Raymond Pierrehumbert
  • Dissertation: The Pressure Drag and Momentum Flux During a Cold Frontal Passage Over the Alps

James David Neelin, 1987

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Simple Models of Steady and Low Frequency Circulations in the Tropical Atmosphere with Applications to Tropical Air-Sea Interactions

Borivoj Rajkovic, 1987

  • Last Known Affiliation: Associate Professor, Belgrade University
  • Advisor: George L. Mellor
  • Dissertation: Air-Sea Interaction in the Vicinity of a Land-Sea Boundary in the Presence of Upwelling.

Michael Steele, 1987

  • Last Known Affiliation: Senior Oceanographer, Polar Science Center/APL UW
  • Advisor: George L. Mellor
  • Dissertation: Numerical Models of Sea Ice-Ocean Interaction in the Marginal ice Zone

1986

Frank O. Bryan, 1986

  • Last Known Affiliation: Senior Scientist, NCAR-Climate & Global Dynamics -
  • Advisor: Jorge L. Sarmiento
  • Dissertation: Maintenance and Variability of the Thermohaline Circulation

Robert Gardiner-Garden, 1986

  • Last Known Affiliation: Defence, Science and Technology Org., AUS
  • Advisor: S. George H. Philander
  • Dissertation: Some Aspects of Modeling the Vertical Structure of Currents in Wind-Forced Coastal Upwelling Systems

Denise Stephenson Hawk, 1986

  • Last Known Affiliation: Associate Director, NCAR
  • Advisor: Jerry Mahlman
  • Dissertation: Evaluation of Satellite Sampling of the Middle Atmosphere Using the GFDL SKYHI General Circulation Model

Mitsuhiro Kawase, 1986

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, University of Washington
  • Advisor: Jorge L. Sarmiento
  • Dissertation: Circulation and Nutrients in the Atlantic Ocean

Antonio Navarra, 1986

  • Last Known Affiliation: President, CMCC, Italy
  • Advisor: Kikuro Miyakoda
  • Dissertation: Anomaly General Circulation Models

1985

David G. Dritschel, 1985

  • Last Known Affiliation: St.Andrews University Scotland
  • Advisor: Raymond Pierrehumbert
  • Dissertation: The Stability of Certain Two- and Three-Dimensional Vortical Motions: A Possible Explanation of the Multiple Vortex Phenomenon in Tornadoes

1984

Kenneth P. Bowman, 1984

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, Texas A&M
  • Advisor: Syukuro Manabe
  • Dissertation: Effects of Ice Sheets on the Sensitivity of Climate

Wen-Dar Chen, 1984

  • Last Known Affiliation: Delaware Investments/ Lincoln Financials
  • Advisor: Isidoro Orlanski
  • Dissertation: Mesoscale Lee Cyclogenesis

David Crisp, 1984

  • Last Known Affiliation: Senior Research SJPL/NASA
  • Advisor: Stephen Fels
  • Dissertation: Radiative Forcing of the Venus Mesosphere

James L. Kinter III, 1984

  • Last Known Affiliation: Director - Professor, COLA/IGES- George Mason
  • Advisor: Kikuro Miyakoda
  • Dissertation: Barotropic Studies of Stationary Extra-Tropical Anomalies in the Troposphere

G.W. Kent Moore, 1984

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, University of Toronto
  • Advisor: Isidoro Orlanski
  • Dissertation: On the Structure of the Narrow Cold-Frontal Rainband

Sumant Nigam, 1984

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, University of Maryland
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: On the Structure of Forcing of Tropospheric Stationary Waves

1983

James A. Carton, 1983

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, University of Maryland
  • Advisor: S. George H. Philander
  • Dissertation: Adjustment in the Oceans: The Long-Period Tides and Coastal Upwelling

Douglas R. MacAyeal, 1983

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, University of Chicago
  • Advisor: S. George H. Philander
  • Dissertation: Rectified Tidal Currents and Tidal-Mixing Fronts: Controls on the Ross Ice-Shelf Flow and Mass Balance

Prashant D. Sardeshmukh, 1983

  • Last Known Affiliation: Senior Research Scientist, University of Colorado-Boulder CIRES
  • Advisor: Isaac Held
  • Dissertation: Mechanisms of Monsoonal Cyclogenesis

1981

Kevin P. Hamilton, 1981

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor/Retired, University of Hawaii
  • Advisor: Stephen Fels
  • Dissertation: Numerical Studies of Wave-Mean Flow Interaction in the Stratosphere, Mesosphere and Lower Thermosphere

1980

Michael Stefanick, 1980

  • Last Known Affiliation: Research Scientist, Science Systems & Applications, Inc.
  • Advisor: Abraham Oort
  • Dissertation: The Impact of Atmospheric Noise on the Detection of Interannual Climate Variability

1979

Carlos R. Mechoso, 1979

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Advisor: Isidoro Orlanski
  • Dissertation: The Atmospheric Circulation Around Linear Stability and Finite Amplitude- Interactions with the Mid-Latitudes of the Southern Hemisphere

1978

Paul S. Schopf, 1978

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, George Mason University
  • Advisor: Kirk Bryan
  • Dissertation: Numerical Models of the Oceanic Heat Transport in the Southern Hemisphere

1977

Tommy D. Dickey, 1977

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Advisor: George L. Mellor
  • Dissertation: An Experimental Study of Decaying and and Diffusing Turbulence in Neutral and Stratified Fluids

1976

Isaac M. Held, 1976

  • Last Known Affiliation: Senior Scientist, GFDL
  • Advisor: Suki Manabe
  • Dissertation: The Tropospheric Lapse Rate and Climate Sensitivity

Richard Rotunno, 1976

  • Last Known Affiliation: Scientists, NCAR
  • Advisor: Isidoro Orlanski
  • Dissertation: Internal Gravity Waves in the Nocturnal Planetary Boundary Layer

Max J. Suarez, 1976

  • Last Known Affiliation: Scientist, NASA/GSFC
  • Advisor: Suki Manabe
  • Dissertation: An Evaluation of the Astronomical Theory of the Ice Ages

Der-Hua Edward Tang, 1976

  • Last Known Affiliation: Vice President, Synpac, North Carolina
  • Advisor: Tony Gordon
  • Dissertation: Meridional Structure and Energy Transport

1975

Dennis L. Hartmann, 1975

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, University Washington
  • Advisor: Abraham Oort
  • Dissertation: The Structure and Dynamics of the Southern Hemisphere Stratosphere During Late Winter 1973

1974

Nobuyoshi Baba, 1974

  • Last Known Affiliation: Scientist, JGI, Inc., Japan
  • Advisor: George L. Mellor
  • Dissertation: Numerical Investigation of Lake Ontario: Dynamics and Thermodynamics

Liang-Bee Lin, 1974

  • Last Known Affiliation: Retired, Taiwan
  • Advisor: William Holland
  • Dissertation: A Numerical Study of Mesoscale Eddies in a Two-Layer Wind-Driven Ocean

Charles E. Schemm, 1974

  • Last Known Affiliation: Scientist/Retired, Johns Hopkins University
  • Advisor: Frank Lipps
  • Dissertation: A Three-Dimensional Numerical Study of Turbulence in Homogeneous and Convectively Unstable Fluids

1973

Albert J. Semtner, Jr., 1973

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor Emeritus, Naval Postgrad School, California
  • Advisor: Kirk Bryan
  • Dissertation: A Numerical Investigation of Arctic Ocean Circulation

1972

Susan J. Friedlander, 1972

  • Last Known Affiliation: Professor, University of Southern California
  • Advisor: Isidoro Orlanski
  • Dissertation: Spin-Down in a Rotating Stratified Fluid