SOARS Projects 2021

Research TopicProtégéYearMentors
West Coast Wildfires and Transported Pollution: How did the 2020 Wildfires Affect Air Quality in Regions of the United States?Isabel Albores2021

Research Mentor

Rebecca Bucholz (ACOM)

Writing Mentor

Jonathan Martinez* (ASP Post Doc)

Coach

Vanessa Vincente* (COMET)

Peer Mentor

Vanessa Vincente* (COMET)

Computing Mentor

Garth D'Attilo (ACOM)
Influence of Transported Anthropogenic Pollution on Regional Tropospheric Ozone using NOAA Aircraft MeasurementsCristina Bahaveolos2021

Research Mentor

Peter Effertz (CIRES/NOAA)

Writing Mentor

Jeffrey Duda (CIRES/NOAA)

Coach

Matt Paulus* (EOL)

Peer Mentor

Matt Paulus* (EOL)

Computing Mentor

Sheri Mickelson (CISL)
Validating the 20th Century Reanalysis Version Three estimates using 2002-2015 Radiosonde Data from Utqia?vik, AlaskaZaria Cast2021

Research Mentor

Leslie Hartten (NOAA)

Coach

Dereka Caroll* (ASP|MMM Postdoc)

Peer Mentor

Dereka Caroll* (ASP|MMM Postdoc)
Decadal-scale Changes in Drought-Related Climate Parameters: Analyzing the Consistency of Global Climate Models in Projecting Changes in the Northern Great PlainsDelián Colón Burgos2021

Research Mentor

Gabriel Senay (NC CASC, USGS)

Writing Mentor

Ernesto Muñoz* (Inter American University of Puerto Rico)

Coach

Garymar Rivera* (Central Office of Recovery, Reconstruction and Resiliency (COR3))

Peer Mentor

Garymar Rivera* (Central Office of Recovery, Reconstruction and Resiliency (COR3))

Computing Mentor

Christina Holt (CIRES/NOAA)
Searching for the Blob: Physical and Biogeochemical Characteristics of the North Pacific Marine Heat Wave in Ocean ModelsAllysa Dallmann2021

Research Mentor

Nikki Lovenduski (CU)

Writing Mentor

Andrea Smith (COMET)

Coach

Dakota Smith (CIRA/MMM)

Peer Mentor

Dakota Smith (CIRA/MMM)

Computing Mentor

Holly Olivarez* (CU)
Relationship Between Adverse Weather and Traffic ConditionsAyman Elyoussoufi2021

Research Mentor

Curtis Walker* (RAL)

Writing Mentor

Clara Chew (COSMIC)

Coach

Anthony Wilson* (UC San Diego Scripps)

Peer Mentor

Anthony Wilson* (UC San Diego Scripps)
Wait Forever, and then all at Once; Exploring the Atmospheric Connections that Cause Temporal Clustering of Extreme Precipitation EventsErin Evans2021

Research Mentor

James Done (MMM)

Writing Mentor

Erin Dougherty* (RAL)

Coach

Maria Molina (CGD)

Peer Mentor

Maria Molina (CGD)
| Evaluating NOAA's RAPChem Air Quality Forecasts using MONETJustine Graham2021

Research Mentor

Jordan Schnell (CIRES/NOAA)

Writing Mentor

Lisa Kaser (CU/CIRES)

Coach

Jesse Nusbaumer (CGD)

Peer Mentor

Jesse Nusbaumer (CGD)
The Observed Influence of the Oceanic Cold Wake on Hurricane Maria's Atmospheric Boundary LayerAriel Jacobs2021

Research Mentor

Shuyi Chen (UW)

Coach

Cecile Hannay (CGD)

Peer Mentor

Ebone Smith (SOARS)
Using Machine Learning to Identify Atmospheric Rivers and Project Changes in Water Supply in Western North AmericaEmily Martinez2021

Research Mentor

Aneesh Subramanian (CU)

Writing Mentor

Fangfang Yao (CU/NOAA)

Coach

Christopher Cox (NOAA)

Peer Mentor

Angelie Nieves-Jiménez (SOARS)
Response of an Idealized Tropical Cyclone to a Sudden Decrease in Sea Surface TemperatureAnne Maytubby2021

Research Mentor

Robert Nystrom (MMM)

Writing Mentor

Matthew Coggon (NOAA)

Coach

Andrea Ray (NOAA)

Peer Mentor

Andrea Ray (NOAA)
Comparison of In Situ Flight Observations and GOES-16 Satellite-Derived Icing Products: An In- Cloud ICing and Large-drop Experiment (ICICLE) Case StudyKaturah McCants2021

Research Mentor

Scott Landolt (RAL/AAP)

Writing Mentor

Laura Slivinski (CIRES/NOAA)

Coach

Agbeli "Ag" Ameko (CISL)

Peer Mentor

Agbeli "Ag" Ameko (CISL)
Identifying Global Wind Patterns Driving Sub-Seasonal Surface Ozone VariabilityMiranda Miranda2021

Research Mentor

Antara "Tara" Banerjee (CIRES/NOAA)

Writing Mentor

Lesley Smith (NOAA)

Coach

Vanessa Almanza* (NOAA)

Peer Mentor

Vanessa Almanza* (NOAA)
Identifying Drivers of Land-Use Change and Rangeland Degradation in Inner MongoliaMia Murray2021

Research Mentor

Jeremiah Sjoberg (COSMIC)

Writing Mentor

Nicole Shrake (UCAR Operations)
Effects of Dry Air Layers on Idealized Tropical Cyclones with Vertical Wind ShearAngelie Nieves-Jiménez2021

Research Mentor

Joshua Alland (MMM)
George Bryan (MMM)
Rosimar Rios Berrios* (MMM)

Writing Mentor

Jamie Wolff (RAL)
Changing Precipitation Patterns in Sub-Saharan Africa: Climate Change and its Impacts on Ecosystems and EconomiesCarlos Romero2021

Research Mentor

Sara Sanchez (CU)

Writing Mentor

Alice DuVivier (CGD)

Coach

Jeff Weber (UNIDATA)

Peer Mentor

Tariq Walker (SOARS)
Comparing the High- and Low-Resolution Version of the Waccamx Model: How Do Small Scale Gravity Waves Impact the Ionosphere?Avaionia Smith2021

Research Mentor

Nick Pedetella (HAO)

Writing Mentor

Abigail "Abby" Smith (RAL)

Coach

Tim Barnes (SciEd)

Peer Mentor

Tim Barnes (SciEd)
Using a Bayesian Model to Generate Maps of Rainfall Forecast Uncertainty for 2018 and 2019 Landfalling Tropical CyclonesEbone Smith2021

Research Mentor

Renee McPherson (University of Oklahoma)

Computing Mentor

Stephen Walsh (VT)
Bringing Water to the West: Microphysics and Dynamics of Orographic Clouds Influenced by Atmospheric RiversMeghan Stell2021

Research Mentor

Courtney Weeks (RAL)

Writing Mentor

Holger Vömel (EOL)

Coach

Tiffany Fourment (SciEd)

Peer Mentor

Mia Murray (SOARS)

Computing Mentor

Erik Larson (NOAA/CSL)
Building a Precision Current Source for the Design of a Thermistor Measurement SystemTariq Walker2021

Research Mentor

Damon Burke (HAO)

Writing Mentor

Katie Dagon (CGD)