Catherine Smith


CIRES, Campus Box 449
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309
(303) 497-6263

cathy.smith@noaa.gov

Research Experience:

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, Boulder, CO
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.


Education:

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.

Computer Skills:


Current Projects:


Refereed Publications:

ESRL : PSD : Catherine Smith
Contact Information
Mailing Address:
CIRES
University of Colorado
216 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309-0216

OR:
325 Broadway
R/PSD0
Boulder, CO 80305-3328
Voice: (303) 497-6263
Fax: (303) 497-6020
E-mail: Cathy.Smith@noaa.gov
PSD Staff Listing
 

Catherine Smith

PSD Web/Data Lead
CIRES
  • D. Dee , P. Berrisford, M. G. Bosilovich, M. Chelliah, G. Compo, A. Ebita, P. D. Jones , S. Kobayash, A. Kumar, G. Rutledge , S. Saha, H. Sato, A. Simmons, C.Smith , and R. Vose: The use of renaalysis data for monitoring the state of the climate. From BAMS: July 2011.
  • Smith, C.A. and P. Sardeshmukh, 2000, The Effect of ENSO on the Intraseasonal Variance of Surface Temperature in Winter., International J. of Climatology,20 1543-1557.

  • Wolter, K., R. M. Dole, and C. A. Smith, 1999: Short-Term Climate Extremes over the Continental United States and ENSO. Part I: Seasonal Temperatures. J. Climate, 12, 3255-3272.

  • Deser, C., and C.A. Smith, 1997: Diurnal and semidiurnal wind variations over the tropical Pacific Ocean. Journal of Climate, accepted.

  • Wallace, J.M., C.A. Smith and Q. Jiang 1989: Spatial Patterns of Atmosphere-Ocean Interaction in the Northern Winter. J. Climate, 3,990-998.

  • Bretherton, C.S., C.A. Smith and J.M. Wallace 1992: An Intercomparison of Methods for Finding Coupled Patterns in Climate Data. J. Climate, 5,541-560.

  • Wallace, J.M., C.A. Smith and C. S. Bretherton 1992: Singular Value Decomposition of Wintertime Sea Surface Temperature and 500-mb Height Anomalies. J. Climate, 5,561-576.

  • Liebmann,B. and C.A. Smith 1996: Description of a Complete (Interpolated) Outgoing Longwave Radiation Dataset. Bull. Amer. Met. Soc, 77, 1275-1277.

  • Radok U., C.A. Smith and G. Wendler 1998: Southern Ocean synoptics - observations and analyses. Meteorol. App.l, 5,33-36.

  • Smith, C.A. and J.T. Brown 1998: A Web Based Compositing Program Using the NCEP Reanalysis Dataset. submitted to Bull. Amer. Met. Soc..


Catherine Smith
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