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Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences Program, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2013
Dissertation Title: Using the NCAR CAM 4 to confirm SAM’s modulation of the ENSO teleconnection to Antarctica and assess changes to this interaction during various ENSO flavor events.
Advisor: Professor David H. Bromwich
M.S., Atmospheric Sciences Program, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2010
B.S., Atmospheric Sciences Program, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2002, cum laude
2013-present: Research Associate II, Polar Meteorology Group, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, The Ohio State University
2013: Graduate Research Associate, Educational Outreach, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, The Ohio State University
2008-2012: Graduate Research Associate, Polar Meteorology Group, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, The Ohio State University.
2008-2009: The Ohio State University Excellence in Engagement and The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Polar Frontier Project: Project advisor: Dr. Carol E. Landis, The Ohio State University
Wilson, A. B., D. H. Bromwich, and K. M. Hines, 2015: Simulating the mutual forcing of anomalous high-southern latitude atmospheric circulation by El Niño flavors and the Southern Annular Mode. J. Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0361, in press.
Goodwin, B. P., E. Mosley-Thompson, A. B. Wilson, S. E. Porter, and M. R. Sierra-Hernandez, 2015: Accumulation variability in the Antarctic Peninsula: The role of large-scale atmospheric oscillations and their interactions. J. Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0354.1, in press.
Bromwich, D. H., A. B. Wilson, L. Bai, G. W. K. Moore, and P. Bauer, 2015: A comparison of the regional Arctic System Reanalysis and the global ERA-Interim Reanalysis for the Arctic. Q. J. R. Meteorol. Soc., doi: 10.1002/qj.2527, in press.
Wilson, A. B., D. H. Bromwich, K. M. Hines, and S.-H. Wang, 2014: El Niño flavors and their simulated impacts on atmospheric circulation in the high-southern latitudes. J. Climate, 27, 8934-8955, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-14-00296.1.
Bromwich, D. H., J. P. Nicolas, A. J. Monaghan, M. A. Lazzara, L. M. Keller, G. A. Weidner, and A. B. Wilson, 2014: Corrigendum: Central West Antarctica among the most rapidly warming regions on Earth. Nature Geoscience, 7, p76, doi: 10.1038/ngeo2016.
Bromwich, D. H., J. P. Nicolas, A. J. Monaghan, M. A. Lazzara, L. M. Keller, G.A. Weidner, and A. B. Wilson, 2013: Central West Antarctica among most rapidly warming regions on Earth. Nature Geoscience, 6, 139-145, doi:10.1038/ngeo1671.
Wilson, A. B., D. H. Bromwich, and K. M. Hines, 2012: Evaluation of Polar WRF forecasts on the Arctic System Reanalysis Domain: Part II. Atmospheric hydrologic cycle. J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JD016765.
Wilson, A. B., D. H. Bromwich, and K. M. Hines, 2011: Evaluation of Polar WRF forecasts on the Arctic System Reanalysis Domain: Surface and Upper Air Analysis. J. Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2010JD015013.
AWARDS & HONORS: Ohio Supercomputer Center Annual Allocation Awards (2014-2016), NSF DISCCRS New Generation of Polar Research Leadership Syposium, UCAR & Other Travel Awards (2008, 2013, 2014), Best Student Oral Presentation Award, American Meteorological Society 11th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
INVITED PRESENTATIONS: Science Education Council of Ohio Annual Conference, Fisher College of Business – The Ohio State University, Ohio Public Private Partnership Fall Conference – Ohio Department of Public Safety/Ohio Emergency Management Agency/Ohio Department of Transportation, Central Ohio Metro Parks, Improving Teacher Quality Workshop, Center of Science and Industry (COSI)
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS & EXTENDED ABSTRACTS: American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting (2011-2015), American Meteorological Society Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015), Antarctic Meteorological Observation, Modeling, and Forecasting Workshop (2009, 2015), FORMOSAT-3/Constellation Observing System for Meteorology, Ionosphere and Climate (COSMIC) Data Users’ Workshop (2009, 2014), The Year of Polar Prediction (YOPP) Summit (2015), Mini-Conference: Connecting the Tropics to Polar Regions (2014), Understanding Climate Change Risks and Identifying Opportunities for Mitigation & Adaptation in Ohio (2014), ECMWF- WWRP/THORPEX Workshop on polar prediction (2013), U.S. Climate Variability and Predictability Research Program (CLIVAR) ENSO Diversity Workshop (2013), Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) Open Science Conference (2012), Workshop on Polar Simulations with the Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model (2011), IUGG 2011 General Assembly
Class Instructor: Geography 4193: Independent Studies, Urban Heat Island Monitoring, The Ohio State University, Spring 2016
Lectures Taught as Substitute (Primary Instructor): Geography 5900: Weather, Climate, and Global Warming, The Ohio State University, Spring 2013, Autumn 2015, Earth Science 6750: Paleoclimatology, The Ohio State University, Spring 2013, 2015
EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH: Presented and moderated 30 tours of the Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center to school field trips (K-12 through college) and adult volunteer associations (e.g., Rotary) directly impacting ~1000 participants from June 2011 – present; Off-sight visits to Columbus-area schools, Mentored 5 high school students through internships and science fairs
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE: State Climate Office of Ohio (2015-present), Social Media Weather Blogging at https://www.facebook.com/dwweather.
Operating systems/techniques: Linux/UNIX, Windows, Supercomputing, and Parallel Processing
Numerical Modeling Platforms: Weather Research and Forecasting Model (WRF), Polar WRF, WRF Data Assimilation System (WRFDA), NCAR Community Atmosphere Model
Programming: FORTRAN, C-shell scripting, C++, IDL
Meteorological Analysis: NCAR Command Language (NCL), Read/Interpolate/Plot (RIP), Ferret, Grid Analysis and Display (GrADS), Climate Data Operators (CDO), and netCDF Operators (NCO)
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: American Meteorological Society, American Geophysical Union, Association of Polar Early Career Scientists, Golden Key International Honor Society