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Opportunity at Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)

Mesoscale Ensembles

Location

Naval Research Laboratory, CA, Marine Meteorology

RO# Location
64.16.66.B6304 Monterey, CA 939435502

Advisers

name email phone
James D. Doyle james.doyle@nrlmry.navy.mil 831.656.4716
William A Komaromi will.komaromi@nrlmry.navy.mil 518-894-8170
Carolyn Agnes Reynolds carolyn.reynolds@nrlmry.navy.mil 831.656.4728

Description

NRL conducts research and development on mesoscale ensemble prediction. This area of research is necessary because inherent uncertainties in model initial conditions, lateral boundary conditions, and model physics exist and the effects of these uncertainties can only be measured and accounted for through probabilistic prediction. Our research addresses the following areas of ensemble modeling: (1) initial condition perturbations, (2) lateral boundary condition perturbations, (3) perturbations of model physics, and (4) ensemble post-processing/metrics. This research is performed using the nested, nonhydrostatic atmospheric model in the Coupled Ocean/Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System (COAMPSĀ®). The ensemble forecasts are used to enhance forecast guidance of high-impact weather phenomena, particularly in coastal environments.

 

Keywords:
Ensembles; Mesoscale modeling; Numerical weather prediction;

Eligibility

Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral applicants

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$94,523.00 $3,000.00
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