Current Research Projects
Collaborators: Prof. David Battisti, Uni. of Washington; Dr. Gregor
Skok, Uni of Ljubljana.
Used an event-tracking algorithm we track all events in the TRMM 3B42
3-hourly precipitation data, as well as 3-hourly ERA-interim precipitation from
1980-2015. We find an increase in the number of events that last 1-2 and 2-5
days over the lifetime of the TRMM satellite.
More details, including access to the event tracking code, output data, analysis
code, and some results can be found here.
Mongolian Mountains Matter
Using the CESM model I am investigating the role that different orographic
regions play on atmospheric and ocean circulations. One of my main findings is
that, despite their greater extent and height, the Tibetan plateau and Himalaya
mountain range have a much smaller impact on the wintertime Pacific jet than
the smaller Mongolian mountains farther to the north. You can read more about
this in our paper.