Pedro DiNezio

Pedro DiNezio
Associate Professor
University of Colorado Boulder
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (ATOC)
311 UCB
Fields of interest
Climate dynamics, predictability, and prediction, with focus on the tropical oceans.
Long-term changes in the hydrological cycle.
Climate impacts.
Ocean biogeochemical cycles.
Description of scientific projects
- Prediction of emergence of El Nino mode in the Indian Ocean under greenhouse warming (NSF),
- Global tropical response during Heinrich events (NSF),
- Sensitivity of ENSO to past and future changes in climate (NSF).
Other unfunded projects:
- Role of the tropical oceans setting key features of the Earth's climate, such as the position of the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone, the sea-surface salinity contrast between the Atlantic and the Indian Summer Monsoon. Using simplified climate models as part of Simpler Model initiative (