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Carolina Bieri

Name: 
Carolina Bieri
Previous degree(s): 
BS, Atmospheric Science, Cornell University
PhD start year: 
2017
Award Year: 
2017
Department/Unit: 
Atmospheric Sciences
Research Advisor(s): 
Francina Dominguez
Description of Research: 

It is widely accepted that the land surface exerts a control on atmospheric processes on multiple spatial and temporal scales. However, the complexities of land-atmosphere interactions are not yet completely understood. My research strives to elucidate the connection between the land surface and large-scale atmospheric circulation patterns in southeastern South America. I use an idealized global atmospheric circulation model to simulate the response of the atmosphere to anomalous heating associated with spatial variations in the land surface.

Email: 
bieri2@illinois.edu