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David W. J. Thompson

Professor
Dept. of Atmospheric Science, CSU
office: 970-491-3338; mobile: 970-481-2098
davet (at) atmos.colostate.edu





Education

Research Interests

My research and that of my students is focused on improving our understanding of large-scale climate variability. The preponderance of my work is based on the analysis and diagnosis of observational data. But it has also exploited simple balance models, idealized general circulation models and the output from coupled chemistry-climate and atmosphere-ocean general circulation models. My papers have explored large-scale atmospheric dynamics, the identification and interpretation of large-scale patterns of climate variability, the interpretation of observed climate change, stratosphere/troposphere coupling, ocean/atmosphere interaction, decadal climate variability, and the climate impacts of large-scale atmospheric phenomena. My publications are all available in PDF format below.

My students and postdocs current research projects include:

Please also see the Annular Modes website, which includes basic background material on annular variability: Annular Modes Website

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