All Defenses and Oral Comp Talks

Nikolay Balashov -- PhD Thesis Defense

"Probabilistic Surface Ozone Forecasting with a Novel Statistical Approach"

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Hannah Halliday -- PhD Thesis Defense

"Benzene Observations and Source Appointment in a Region of Oil and Natural Gas Development"

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Zachary Barkley -- MS Thesis Defense

"Quantifying Upstream Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Production in Northeastern Pennsylvania using a Top-down Modeling Approach"

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Masashi Minamide --PhD Oral Comprehensive Exam

"On the Predictability of Tropical Cyclones through All-sky Satellite Infrared Brightness Temperatures Assimilation"

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Erin Munsell -- PhD Thesis Defense

"Dynamics and predictability of tropical cyclones evaluated through convection-permitting ensemble analysis and forecasts with airborne radar and sounding observations"

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Bicheng Chen--PhD Oral Comprehensive Exam

"Oil transport in the upper ocean: a study of the coupling effects of multiscale physical mechanisms using Large-Eddy Simulations"

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Yao-Sheng Chen -- PhD Oral Comprehensive Exam

"Study the microphysics and dynamics of Arctic mixed-phase clouds with remote sensing instruments and LES model"

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Alex Kowaleski--PhD Oral Comprehensive Exam

"Use of Regression Mixture-Model Path Clustering to Improve Tropical Cyclone Track and Structure Forecasts"

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Kyle A. Elliott -- MS Thesis Defense

Combining Radar and Aircraft Observations to Investigate the Kinematic and Microphysical Properties of the 20 May 2011 Squall Line

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Alexandra Anderson-Frey--PhD Oral Comprehensive Exam

"Investigation of Near-Storm Environments for Tornado Events and Warnings"

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Qian Li--PhD Oral Comprehensive Exam

Southern Ocean eddy-mean flow dynamics, meridional heat transport and response to the southern annular mode

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Chii-Yun (Judy) Tsai -- PhD Oral Comprehensive Exam

"Assessing the impact of climate variability on changes in ice sheet response to anthropogenic factors"

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Dana Tobin -- MS Thesis Defense

"Polarimetric and Thermodynamic Observations of Hydrometeor Refreezing"

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Branden Katona -- MS Thesis Defense

"The Influence of Topography on Convective Storm Environments"

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Cory Baggett -- PhD Thesis Defense

"An identification of the mechanisms that lead to Arctic warming during planetary-scale and synoptic-scale wave life cycles"

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Ryan Creedon -- MS Thesis Defense

"Seasonal and Regional Variability in Turbulence below the Mixed Layer in the North Pacific Ocean"

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Glen Hanson -- MS Thesis Defense

Impact of Assimilating Surface Pressure Observations from Smartphones: Observing System Simulation Experiments with the PSU WRF-EnKF

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Christopher Melhauser -- PhD Thesis Defense

A Multiple-Model Ensemble Examination of the Probabilistic Prediction of Tropical Cyclones

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Andra Reed -- PhD Thesis Defense

"Using downscaled CMIP5 models to perform a long-term analysis of North Atlantic tropical cyclones and their impacts on coastal inundation in New York City"

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Bianca Baier--Ph.D. Oral Comprehensive Exam

"Measuring ozone production directly: instrument development, comparison to air quality models, and assessment of value"

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