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SOARS Protégés of 2010

Roque Cespedes

Roque is interested in climate change and rainfall trends in Florida and the Caribbean.


Graduate
University of Miami
PhD in Meteorology and Physical Oceanography
In progress

Undergraduate
University of Miami
BS in Meteorology and Applied Mathematics
2009

Awards
Industry/Government AMS Graduate Fellowship - 2009
AMS Graduate Fellowship sponsored by the NOAA Climate Office CPO - 2009
The Dr. Pedro Grau AMS Undergraduate Scholarship - 2008

Research
2009: Decrease in the summer rainfall of the southern United States coast and the Caribbean due to climate change
2008: Impacts of climate change on the summer rainfall of the southern Rocky Mountains

Presentations
"High-Spatial-Resolution Simulation of South Florida's Summer Rainfall," AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2011
"Engaging students with disabilities in the atmospheric sciences - Lessons learned from hosting students with disabilities in SOARS," AMS 18th Symposium on Education, Phoenix, AZ, 2009
"Impacts of climate change on the summer rainfall of the southern Rocky Mountains," AMS 8th Annual Student Conference, Phoenix, AZ, 2009
"Impacts of climate change on the summer rainfall of the southern Rocky Mountains," SACNAS, Salt Lake City, UT, 2008
"Decrease in the summer rainfall of the southern United States coast and the Caribbean due to climate change," AMS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2010

Mentoring
2009: Peer Mentor, Matthew Paulus

To access Roque's work on NCAR's Library service, OpenSky click here.

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