Climate, Atmospheric Science & Physical Oceanography

Research Physicist

Research Interests

  • Satellite remote sensing of Earth's polar regions
  • Application of global climate model simulation to the polar regions
  • New instrumentation and techniques for space-based remote sensing
  • Stellar astrophysics related to solar variability and climate


  • B.A., Northwestern University
  • M.A., US Naval War College
  • M.S., University of Chicago
  • Ph.D., University of Chicago

Latest Mission:  AWARE

On November 5th 2015 the US Department of Energy (DOE) Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility launched the ARM West Antarctic Radiation Experiment (AWARE), with equipment deployed to the West Antarctic Ice Sheet (WAIS) and McMurdo Station.  To AWARE Website here.