CGC Class 31

At CPAESS we facilitate the NOAA Climate and Global Change (C&GC) Postdoctoral program. Our goal is to train the next generation of leading researchers needed for climate studies. See more information about the program by viewing the pages in the block to the right.

Yue Dong
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  • Research Topic: Understanding the pattern of recent tropical Pacific sea-surface temperature trends
  • PhD Institution: University of Washington
  • Host: Dr. Lorenzo Polvani, Columbia University
Henri Drake
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  • Research Topic: Parameterization of Bottom Mixed Layer Eddies and Their Impact on Climate
  • PhD Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Wood Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • Host: Dr. Sonya Legg, Princeton University
Brittany Hupp
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  • Research Topic: Utilization of Northern California Current Historical Records for Paleoproxy Development
  • PhD Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Host: Dr. Jennifer Fehrenbacher, Oregon State University
Laura Larocca
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  • Research Topic: An Arctic-wide assessment of glacier and ice cap lifespans
  • PhD Institution: Northwestern University
  • Host: Dr. Darrell Kaufman, Northern Arizona University
Lindsay McCulloch
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  • Research Topic: Can canopy gaps resolve the large uncertainty in tropical forest nitrogen cycling and carbon capture?
  • PhD Institution: Brown University
  • Host: Dr. Ben Taylor, Harvard University
Mukund Palat Rao
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  • Research Topic: The fate of forest carbon from photosynthesis to biomass under drought and climate change
  • PhD Institution: Columbia University
  • Host: Dr. Troy Magney, University of California, Davis
Lettie Roach
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  • Research Topic: Hemispheric contracts in the seasonal cycle of sea ice
  • PhD Institution: Victoria University of Wellington
  • Host: Dr. Ian Eisenman, University of California, San Diego
Katherine Siegel
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  • Research Topic: Impacts of forest management types on wildfire severity, ecological assemblages, climate change resistance, ecosystem processes, and socially vulnerable communities in the western US
  • PhD Institution: University of California, Berkeley
  • Host: Dr. Laura Dee, University of Colorado, Boulder
Barbara Wortham
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  • Research Topic:  Assessing the role of global CO2 variability on plant function throughout the last 55ka in California
  • PhD Institution: University of California, Davis
  • Host: Dr. Daniel Stolper and Dr. Todd Dawson, University of California, Berkeley