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SOARS Protégés of 2006

Nancy Rivera-Rivera

 


Graduate
University of Texas, El Paso, TX
PhD in Environmental Science
2010

University of Texas, El Paso, TX
MS in Environmental Science
2006

Undergraduate
University of Puerto Rico, Mayguez,PR
BS in Geology
2004


Awards
Excellence Award
Awarded by: ESE PhD Program
2009

Publications
Rivera Rivera, N. I., Gill, T. E., Gebhart, K. A., Hand, J. L., Bleiweiss, M. P., Fitzgerald, R. M. (2009).
Wind Modeling of the Chihuahuan Desert Dust Outbreaks. Atmospheric Environment, vol. 43, pp. 347-354.
2009

Research
2006: Meteorological Conditions of Extreme Dust Events in the Chihuahuan Desert Region of the United States and Mexico
2005:Characterization of Dust Storms Sources in Southwestern U.S. and Northern Mexico Using Remote Sensing Imagery
2004: Heigth Corrections of Lower Tropospheric Wind Profiles
2002: Analysis of Seasonal and Diurnal Trends in Surface Ozone Concentrations from Arctic Research Sites (Summit/Greenland; Barrow/Alaska)

Presentations
"Analysis of Air Transport Patterns Bringing Dust Storms to El Paso, Texas," AMS 89th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 2009
"Wind Modeliing of Chihuahuan Desert Dust Outbreaks," The Aerosol and Atmospheric Optics Visual Air Quality and Radiation Balance Conference," Moab, UT, 2008
"Detection and Characterization of Dust Source Areas in the Chihuahuan Desert, Southwestern North America, Through Remote Sensing," 6Th International COnference on Aeolian Research, Guelph, Canada, 2006
"Characterization of Dust Storm Sources in Southwestern U.S. and Northwestern Mexico Using Remote Sinsing Images," AMS 86th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2006
"Detection and Preliminary Assessment of Source Areas of the 15 December 2003 Dust Storm in the Chihuahuan Desert, Southwestern North America," AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2005
"Analysis of Seasonal and Diurnal Trends in Surface Ozone Concentration at Arctic Sites (Summit/Greenland and Barrow/Alaska)," AMS 83rd Annual Meeting and 2nd Annual Student Conference, Long Beach, CA, 2005
"Analysis of Seasonal and Diurnal Trends in Surface Ozone Concentrations from Arctic Sites," SACNAS, Anaheim, CA, 2002

Mentoring
2006: Peer Mentor, Luna Rodriguez
2005: Peer Mentor, Kimberly Trent

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