Academic and Career Pathways in Climate Science
a panel hosted by Caribbeans for Climate
We're excited to announce Caribbean for Climate's first panel, titled Academic and Career Pathways in Climate Science! This virtual panel will be composed of a variety of climate stakeholders with backgrounds in the Caribbean (see below for list). Panelists will discuss topics ranging from their journeys to their current positions, how their culture influences their identity and shapes their work, and their perspectives on issues related to climate change in the Caribbean.
When: Tuesday, November 21, 3-4 pm Eastern time
Where: virtual, https://princeton.zoom.us/j/7997513143
Dr. Marilyn Raphael
Affiliation: Director, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability; University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Ashford Reyes
Affiliation: Meteorologist; Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology
Affiliation: Biotechnologist; Punta Cana Foundation
Affiliation: Municipal legislator; Municipality of Aguadilla
Affiliation: Climate & Atmospheric Scientist, Climate Change Specialist and Educator; ClimateEdu Bahamas
Big shoutout to Jahnelle Howe on receiving NOAA's José E. Serrano Educational Partnership Program with Minority Serving Institutions (EPP/MSI) Graduate Fellowship! Jahnelle Is a Ph.D. student at the CUNY Graduate Center working on carbon sequestration in marine ecosystems, and will perform research at a NOAA facility as part of the fellowship.
Read the full press release on Jahnelle's accomplishment on NOAA's website.
Girl Talk!Learn about ocean mapping from leading women in the field.
Caribbeans For Climate Advisory Board Member, Sheila Cáceres, is part of a great team developing opportunities for women interested in learning about ocean mapping.
Are you curious about ocean mapping? Would you like to learn about a growing field? Do you identify as female? Then the Girl Talk program is for you! Apply now before applications close on Sunday October 22, 2023 by scanning the QR Code in this communication or going to this link: https://forms.gle/MHPzFFLUmF4YVjgS9
Congrats Shanna and Allan for Completing the UCAR SOARS Internship
Big Big shoutout to community members Shanna C. and Allan C. for successfully completing the Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science internship at UCAR!
Shanna's project was entitled Evaluating Lightning Forecasts in the HRRR Model: Comparing Lightning Diagnostics to Remotely Sensed Observations and Allan's was Effects of Atlantic Niño on Tropical Cyclone Genesis Potential. Well done Shanna and Allan!
Congrats Valeria for completing the WHOI Summer Student Fellowship
Huge shoutout to Caribbeans For Climate Advisory Board Member Valeria Pérez Rivera for completing the WHOI Summer Student Fellowship. Her very interesting project was entitled, The Effects of Storm Events on Soil Temperature in Salt Marshes. Amazing work Valeria!
Congratulations to Dr. Ari!
Big big shoutout to the newly minted Dr. Arianna Varuolo Clarke, pictured here in the middle, for successfully defending her Ph.D. entitled, "The mystery behind multidecadal precipitation trends in Southeastern South America". Dr. Clarke will now take on a postdoctoral researcher role at CU Boulder as a NOAA Climate and Global Change Postdoctoral Fellow.
Read all about Ari and her work here: https://amvaruolo-clarke.github.io/
Congratulations to Keneshia!
Congratulations to Ph.D. Student Keneshia Hibbert for publishing her work entitled, "Changes to Sea Surface Temperatures and Vertical Wind Shear and Their Influence on Tropical Cyclone Activity in the Caribbean and the Main Developing Region".
Read all about this very interesting research here: https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos14060999