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Defenses for Fall 2018

Impact of the Boreal Summer Intraseasonal Oscillation on the Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation in the Island of Luzon
Dec 17, 2018
MS Defense
“Impact of the Boreal Summer Intraseasonal Oscillation on the Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation in the Island of Luzon”
BY Kyle Chudler
ADVISOR Steven Rutledge
On the Observed and Idealized Roles of the Extratropical Ocean in Air-Sea Interaction and Climate Variability
Dec 06, 2018
PhD Defense
“On the Observed and Idealized Roles of the Extratropical Ocean in Air-Sea Interaction and Climate Variability”
BY Samantha Wills
ADVISOR David Thompson
Intraseasonal Variability in the Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation in the Philippines
Nov 14, 2018
MS Defense
“Intraseasonal Variability in the Diurnal Cycle of Precipitation in the Philippines”
BY Michael Natoli
ADVISOR Eric Maloney
Interactions Between the Madden-Julian Oscillation and Mesoscale to Global Scale Phenomena
Nov 12, 2018
MS Defense
“Interactions Between the Madden-Julian Oscillation and Mesoscale to Global Scale Phenomena”
BY Ben Toms
ADVISOR Sue van den Heever
Atmospheric and Air Quality Implications of C<sub>2</sub>-C<sub>5</sub> Alkane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector
Oct 23, 2018
PhD Defense
“Atmospheric and Air Quality Implications of C2-C5 Alkane Emissions from the Oil and Gas Sector”
BY Zitely Tzompa
ADVISOR Emily Fischer
Multiple Scales of Surface-Atmosphere Coupling in an Earth System Model
Oct 17, 2018
PhD Defense
“Multiple Scales of Surface-Atmosphere Coupling in an Earth System Model”
BY Morgan Phillips
ADVISOR Scott Denning
A New Post-Processing Paradigm? Improving High-Impact Weather Forecasts with Machine Learning
Oct 15, 2018
PhD Defense
“A New Post-Processing Paradigm? Improving High-Impact Weather Forecasts with Machine Learning”
BY Greg Herman
ADVISOR Russ Schumacher
Assessing the Impacts of Microphysical and Environmental Controls on Simulated Supercell Storms
Oct 11, 2018
MS Defense
“Assessing the Impacts of Microphysical and Environmental Controls on Simulated Supercell Storms”
BY Sean Freeman
ADVISOR Sue van den Heever
Estimating Spatiotemporal Trends in Wildfire Smoke Concentrations in the Western United States
Oct 09, 2018
MS Defense
“Estimating Spatiotemporal Trends in Wildfire Smoke Concentrations in the Western United States”
BY Katelyn O'Dell
ADVISOR Jeff Pierce
On the Environments and Dynamics of Nocturnal Mesoscale Convective Systems
Oct 04, 2018
PhD Defense
“On the Environments and Dynamics of Nocturnal Mesoscale Convective Systems”
BY Stacey Hitchcock
ADVISOR Russ Schumacher
Productivity and Phenology in a Process-driven Carbon Cycle Model
Sep 10, 2018
MS Defense
“Productivity and Phenology in a Process-driven Carbon Cycle Model”
BY Michael Cheeseman
ADVISOR Scott Denning and Chris O'Dell
Effects of Near-Source Coagulation of Biomass Burning Particles on Global Predictions of Aerosol Size Distributions and Implications for Aerosol Radiative Effects
Aug 16, 2018
MS Defense
“Effects of Near-Source Coagulation of Biomass Burning Particles on Global Predictions of Aerosol Size Distributions and Implications for Aerosol Radiative Effects”
BY Emily Ramnarine
ADVISOR Jeff Pierce