CIRES, Campus Box 449
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO,
Cooperative Institute for Research in the Environmental Sciences
(CIRES). Professional Research Assistant. December 1991 - present.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, Seattle, WA. Scientific Programmer.
Worked on medical study of drug efficacy in the department of Biostatistics.
This included performing statistical tests, maintaining records and being responsible for examining quality of life measures for the patients.
June 1990 - September 1991.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, Seattle, WA. Research Assistant/ Masters student/ Teachers Assistant.
Thesis title: Singular Value Decomposition as a Statistical Technique in the Study of the Low Frequency Relationship Between the Atmosphere and Ocean .
Chairperson of the Supervisory Committee: Professor J.M Wallace
September 1984 - March 1992.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. Student Research Program (UROP) programmer
Worked with Professional Reginald Newell in examining SST and ENSO relationships.
January 1984 - August 1985.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON, Seattle WA. M.S. Atmospheric Science, December 1989
Course work included meteorology, mathematics, oceanography and statistics.
MIT, Cambridge MA.. B.S. Atmospheric Science, June 1985.
Course work included atmospheric dynamics, physical oceanography, numerical analysis and statistics.
Programming including Fortran, C, and Perl languages. Database programming including SIR, dBASE SQL. Numerical/statistical packages IMSL, NAG, SPSS, MATLAB, BMDP, R and Linpack mathematical/statistical packages. Experience with F77, F90 and some C. Extensive familiarity with the NetCDF data interface.
Experience with UNIX, SunOS, MS and Macintosh operating systems. Knowledge of Xemacs, MSWord, TeX and Framemaker editors.
Create and maintain many CDC scientific climate data analysis and plotting web pages including the composite pages, the timeseries analysis pages and others. Maintain local Boulder climate data page. Created and
maintain web pages for CDC's 3-state and western climate and other Value Added Link pages drawing on my atmospheric science background.
Process, maintain and store various scientific datasets and time-series.
Assist in scientific research (various); current projects include the
analysis of precipitation distributions.
M. A. Alexander, J. D. Scott, D. Swales, M. Hughes, K. Mahoney, C. A. Smith, 2014: Moisture Pathways into the US Intermountain West Associated with Heavy Winter Precipitation Events J. Hydrometerology, accepted.
Smith, C.A., G.P. Compo, and D.K. Hooper, 2014: Web-based Reanalysis Intercomparison Tools (WRIT) for analysis and comparison of reanalyses and other datasets. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc., 95, 1671-1678, doi:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00192.1.
Waliser D. E., K. M. Weickmann, R. M. Dole, S. Schubert, O. Alves, C. Jones, M. Newman, H.-L. Pan, A. Roubicek, S. Saha, C. Smith, H. Van den Dool, F. Vitart, M. C. Wheeler and J. S. Whitaker (April 2006): The Experimental MJO Prediction Project. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 87 (4), 425-431. doi:10.1175/BAMS-87-4-425
State of the Climate in 2012
By:Blunden, J (Blunden, Jessica)et al. BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY Volume: 94 Issue: 8 Pages: S1-S238 Published: AUG 2013