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Opportunity at Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)

Global Earth System Modeling

Location

Naval Research Laboratory, CA, Marine Meteorology

RO# Location
64.16.66.C0250 Monterey, CA 939435502

Advisers

name email phone
Maria K Flatau maria.flatau@nrlmry.navy.mil 831.656.4749
Matthew Adam Janiga matthew.janiga@nrlmry.navy.mil 831.656.4557

Description

Global prediction is shifting towards earth system models where different models (e.g., atmosphere, ocean, wave, sea ice, aerosols, land) are coupled to produce short-range to seasonal forecasts. In NRL's atmospheric global modeling group, basic and applied research is being performed on (1) coupling mechanisms and processes, (2) subseasonal-to-seasonal prediction, (3) model diagnostics, (4) systematic biases in coupled models, and other aspects of coupled modeling. We are interested in prediction in many regions (e.g., polar, tropical, mid-latitudes) and the teleconnections between these regions. Potential research topics include, but are not limited to parameterization development, earth system processes, predictability, ensemble development, data assimilation, and post-processing. Polar atmospheric prediction and diagnostics are a major focus because of the expected increase in Arctic operations. Another focus area is improving subseasonal-to-seasonal tropical cyclone prediction through improving physics parameterizations and post-processing.

Keywords:
Earth System Modeling; Coupled Modeling; Subseasonal-to-Seasonal Prediction; Meteorology; Numerical Weather Prediction; Model Diagnostics; Atmospheric Modeling; Air-Sea Interactions; Polar Forecasting; Tropical Cyclones

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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