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Defenses for Spring 2021

An Examination of the Large-Scale Drivers of North Atlantic Vertical Wind Shear and Seasonal Tropical Cyclone Variability
Jul 28, 2021
PhD Defense
“An Examination of the Large-Scale Drivers of North Atlantic Vertical Wind Shear and Seasonal Tropical Cyclone Variability”
BY Jhordanne Jones
ADVISOR Michael Bell and Phil Klotzbach
Exploring Precipitation Processes in Stratocumulus Clouds from Satellite-Derived Cloud Top Macrophysical Properties
Jul 21, 2021
PhD Defense
“Exploring Precipitation Processes in Stratocumulus Clouds from Satellite-Derived Cloud Top Macrophysical Properties”
BY Yasutaka Murakami
ADVISOR Christian Kummerow and Susan van den Heever
Health-Relevant Pollutants in US Landscape Fire Smoke: Abundance, Health Impacts, and Influence on Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality
Jun 25, 2021
PhD Defense
“Health-Relevant Pollutants in US Landscape Fire Smoke: Abundance, Health Impacts, and Influence on Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality”
BY Katelyn O’Dell
ADVISOR Jeff Pierce and Emily Fischer
Understanding the Role of Ocean Dynamics in Climate Variability
Jun 02, 2021
PhD Defense
“Understanding the Role of Ocean Dynamics in Climate Variability”
BY Casey Patrizio
ADVISOR David Thompson and David Randall
Organic Aerosol Modeling of Wildfires
Apr 13, 2021
PhD Defense
“Organic Aerosol Modeling of Wildfires”
BY Ali Akherati
ADVISOR Shantanu Jathar and Jeff Pierce
A New Framework for Causal Network Discovery with Application to Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensification
Mar 26, 2021
MS Defense
“A New Framework for Causal Network Discovery with Application to Tropical Cyclone Rapid Intensification”
BY Michael DeCaria
ADVISOR Peter Jan van Leeuwen
Trends in Regional Atmospheric Water Cycles Across Ocean Basins Diagnosed Using Multiple Products
Mar 15, 2021
MS Defense
“Trends in Regional Atmospheric Water Cycles Across Ocean Basins Diagnosed Using Multiple Products ”
BY Drew Koeritzer
ADVISOR Christian Kummerow
Mineral Dust Lofting and Interactions with Cold Pools
Jan 29, 2021
PhD Defense
“Mineral Dust Lofting and Interactions with Cold Pools”
BY Jennie Bukowski
ADVISOR Sue van den Heever
Links Between Atmospheric Cloud Radiative Effects and Tropical Circulations
Jan 22, 2021
MS Defense
“Links Between Atmospheric Cloud Radiative Effects and Tropical Circulations”
BY Michael Needham
ADVISOR David Randall