Atmospheric Sciences Masters Thesis Archive - By Publication Year


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Berry, Sara, MS, 2018, "The Life Cycle and Net Radiatice Effect of Extended Anvil Clouds," (Hartmann)

Conrick, Robert, MS, 2018, "An Evaluation of Simulated Microphysics over Terrain during the OLYMPEX Field Campaign," (Mass)

Diamond, Michael, MS, 2018, "Nd or not Nd? To what extent are biomass burning aerosols modulating cloud microphysics in the southeast Atlantic?," (Wood)

Metz, Johnathan, MS, 2018, "Higher Order Trapped Lee Waves in the Stratosphere," (Durran)

Robinson, John, MS, 2018, "Climate driven changes in nirate deposition and preservation over the west Antarctic Ice Sheet," (Alexander)


Goldberger, Lexie, MS, 2017, "Reactive Nitrogen Multiphase Chemistry and Chlorine Activation on Authentic Biomass Burning Aerosol," (Thornton)

McCoy, Isabel, MS, 2017, "Meteorological Controls on Open and Closed Mesoscale Cellular Convection Associated wth Marine Cold Air Outbreaks," (Wood)

McGibbon, Jeremy, MS, 2017, "Skiill of Ship-Following Large-Eddy Simulations in Reproducing Magic Obeservations Across the Northeast Pacific Stratosumulus to Cumulus Transition Region," (Bretherton)

McNicholas, Conor, MS, 2017, "Advanced Approaches for the Collection Quality Control, and Bias Correction of Smartphone Pressure Observatios and Their Application in Numerical Weather Prediction," (Mass)

O, Kuan-Ting, MS, 2017, "Ultraclean layers and optically thin clouds in the stratocumulus to cumulus transition: depletion of cloud droplets and cloud condensation nuclei through collision-coalescence," (Wood)

Rushley, Stephanie, MS, 2017, "Examining Changes to the Madden-Julian Oscillation in a warmer climate using CMIP5 models," (Kim)

Spevacek, Ashly, MS, 2017, "Dependence of tropical precipitation on changes in cross-equatorial atmosphere and ocean heat transport in global warming simulations," (Frierson)

Tseng, Hsiu-Hui, MS, 2017, "Tropical tropopause layer currus and its relation to tropopause," (Fu)

Vonich, Peter, MS, 2017, "Hurricane kinetic energy spectra from in situ aircraft observations," (Hakim)

Weyn-Vanhentenryck, MS, 2017, "Predictability of Idealized Deep Convection: Influence of Error Scale and Amplitude in Various Environments," (Durran)

Zhao, Wei, MS, 2017, "The Diurnal Cycle of Clouds and Precipitation at the ARM SGP Site," (Marchand)


Lague, Marysa, MS, 2016, "Progressive Mid-Latitude Afforestation: Local and Remote Climate impacts in the Framework of Two Coupled Earth System Models," (Swann)

Mohrmann, Johannes, MS, 2016, "Investigating Marine Boundary Layer Aerosol Budgets and Variability," (Wood)

Ordonez, Ana, MS, 2016, "Ice-Atmosphere Interactions and Sea Ice Predictability at Multiple Resolutions in the Community Earth System Model," (Bitz)

Ray, Brandon, MS, 2016, "Understanding the Limits of the Seasonal Prediction of Sea Ice in the Arctic," (Bitz)


Picard, Lee, MS, 2015, "The Sensitivity of Orographic Precipitation to Flow Direction: An Idealized Modeling Approach," (Mass)

Quetin, Greg, MS, 2015, "Empirically Derived Sensitivity of Vegetation to Climate Across the Globe," (Swann)

Russotto, Rick, MS, 2015, "The Effects of Ice Crystal Shape on the Evolution of Optically Thin Cirrus Clouds in the Tropics," (Ackerman)

Woelfle, Matthew, MS, 2015, "An Investigation of the Time Scales of Development of the Double-ITCZ Bias," (Bretherton)


Dixon, Kenneth, MS, 2014, "Assimilation of Lighting data by Nudging Tropospheric Water Vapor and Applications to Numerical Forecast of Convective Events," (Mass)

Lapo, Karl, MS, 2014, "Understanding How Uncertainty in the Forcing Irradiances Impacts Simulations of Snow," (Lundquist)


Adames, Angel F., MS, 2013, "The Global Scale Structure of the MJO," (Patoux, Wallace)

Maroon, Elizabeth A., MS, 2013, "The Location of Tropical Precipitation in Idealized Atmospheric General Circulation Models Forced with Andes Topography and Surface Heat Fluxes," (Battisti, Frierson)

Navarro, Erica L., MS, 2013, "Estimating the Response of Mid-Latitude Orographic Precipitation to Global Warming," (Durran)

Shi, Xiaoming, MS, 2013, "Storm-Centered Ensemble Data Assimilation for Tropical Cyclones," (Hakim)

Tetreault-Pinard, Etienne, MS, 2013, "Linking Soil Moisture and Summertime Surface Temperature Variability," (Battisti)


Goldenson, Naomi, MS, 2012, "Arctic Climate Response to Light-Absorbing Particles in Snow and Sea Ice in the Community Earth System Mode," (Bitz)

Po-Chedley, Stephen, MS, 2012, "Reconciling tropospheric temperature trends from the microwave sounding unit," (Fu)

Zatko, Maria, MS, 2012, "The influence of snow grain size and impurities on the vertical profiles of actinic flux and NOx emissions on the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets," (Alexander)


Harrop, Bryce E, MS, 2011, "Testing the role of radiation in determining tropical cloud top temperature," (Hartmann)

Scheff Jacob S., MS, 2011, "CMIP3 21st century robust subtropical precipitation declines are mostly mid-latitude shifts," (Frierson)


Warner, Michael D, MS, 2010, "Wintertime Extreme Precipitation Events along the Pacific Northwest Coast: Climatology and Synoptic Evolution," (Mass)

Wolcott, Reid A, MS, 2010, "A Case Study of Doppler Radar Radial Velocity Assimilation with an Ensemble Kalman Filter," (Hakim/Mass)


Eastman, Ryan, MS, 2009, "Interannual variations of Arctic cloud types in relation to sea ice," (Warren)

McCormick, Hafen S., MS, 2009, "Observations and Modeling of Snow over the Washington Cascades," (Stoelinga)

Smoliak, Brian V., MS, 2009, "A Eurasian Pattern of Northern Hemisphere Wintertime Sea Level Pressure Variability," (Wallace)

Virts, Katrina S., MS, 2009, "Cirrus in the Tropical Tropopause Transition Layer: Formation Mechanisms and Influence of the Local and Planetary-Scale Environment," (Wallace)


Wedam, Garrett B., MS, 2008, "Measuring Skill of Numerical Weather Prediction," (Mass/McMurdie)

Yatavelli, LaxmiNarasimha R., MS, 2008, "Particulate Organic Matter: Molecular Composition and Processing Studies with a Novel Impaction-Chemical Ionization Mass Spectrometry Method," (Thornton)


Lopez, Mario A., MS, 2007, "Convective Cloud Distribution in a Cloud Resolving Model," (Hartmann)

Robinson, Steven S., MS, 2007, "Improvements to the cirrus radiative properties parameterization in the Fu-Liou Radiation Model and an evaluation of its dependence on ice crystal shape," (Fu)

Zelinka, Mark D., MS, 2007 "Evolution of Humidity and Clouds in Association with Tropical Deep Convection," (Hartmann)


Harris, Lucas M., MS, 2006, "The Effect of Directional Wind Shear and Evolving Synoptic-Scale Flow on Vortex Shedding,"(Durran)


Reidmiller, David , MS, 2005, "Aerosol Optical Properties and Particle Size Distributions on the East Coast of the United States as Derived from Airborne In Situ and MISR Remote Sensing Measurements ," (Hobbs)

Reinecke, Patrick A. , MS, 2005, "Topographic Blocking in Flows with Non-Uniform Upstream Static-Stability Profiles ," (Durran)


Medina, Socorro, MS, 2002, "Air motions and precipitation growth in Alpine storms" (Houze)