Lauren Deanes

Lauren Deanes

  • M.S. Graduate Student
410 Walker Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: Lxd5122@psu.edu

Education:

  1. B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2016

Biography:

Advisor: Dr. Gregory Jenkins

Research Experience:

2016: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS)

-"Evaluation of High Resolution Rapid Refresh-Smoke (HRRR-Smoke) model products for a case study using surface PM2.5 observations"

-Worked under direction of Dr. Ravan Ahmadov at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; evaluated HRRR-Smoke model by comparing its output to EPA observations

2015: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science (SOARS)

-"Small-Scale Spatial Variability of Ozone in Boulder, Colorado"

-Worked under direction of Dr. Michael Hannigan; measured ozone variability at sites in Boulder, Colorado using U-pods developed at the University of Colorado-Boulder

2014: Colorado State University, Center for Multiscale Modeling of Atmospheric Processes (CMMAP)

-"Potentially harmful Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in the Fort Collins, Colorado area"

-Worked under direction of Dr. Jeffrey Collett; canister sampling of BTEX compounds at various settings (urban, rural, biogenic, etc.) in and around Fort Collins, Colorado

Presentations:

1) "Evaluation of High Resolution Rapid Refresh-Smoke (HRRR-Smoke) model products for a case study using surface PM2.5 observations" , American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2016 (Poster - Accepted)

2) "Small-Scale Spatial Variability of Ozone in Boulder, Colorado", American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2015 (Poster)

3) "Potentially harmful Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in the Fort Collins, Colorado area", American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, 2015 (Poster)