Alumni of the Climate & Environment Group at Brown

Sydney Clark, 2020: Investigating the Role of Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition and Biogeochemical Changes in Cryosphere Environments

Sarah Cooley, 2020: 

Jenna Pearson, 2020: Submesoscale Statistics for Surface Drifters: Biases and Benefits

Nora Richter, 2020: Climate Changes and Human Impacts in the North Atlantic Over the Last 2,000 Years Inferred from Organic Geochemical Proxies and Lacustrine Archives 

Richard Vachula, 2020: Reconstructing interactions between climate, fire, and human activities from late Quaternary lake sediment records in the Alaskan Arctic and central California 

Rachel Lupien, 2019: The Plio-Pleistocene climate history of East Africa and the role of environmental change on human evolution: Studies of leaf wax isotopes from paleolake sediment 

Zachary Bischoff-Mattson, 2018: In the common interest: Water policy and reform in Australia's Murray-Darling Basin

Qing Li, 2018: Langmuir turbulence and its impact on global climate

Yinsui Zheng, 2018: New approaches to disentangle mixed-alkenone sources and reconstruct salinity and temperature: Black Sea as a case study

Samantha Bova, 2017: Postdoc, Rutgers High latitude controls on the evolution of eastern equatorial Pacific oceanography and climate since the last glacial period

William Daniels, 2017: Postdoc, UMass Amherst Climatic and ecological change in Arctic Alaska over the last 32,000 years inferred from lacustrine records and experiments

William Longo, 2017: Temperature and terrestrial carbon cycling in northeastern Beringia since the last glacial maximum: Insights from novel organic geochemical proxies

Marc Mayes, 2017: Postdoc, ERI Forest nutrient cycling and remote sensing of land cover in Miombo Woodlands: Insights for biogeochemistry and environmental monitoring of African tropical dry forest landscapes

Chelsea Parker, 2017: Australian Tropical Cyclones: The response to climate change and the effects on water quality in the Great Barrier Reef

Stephanie Spera, 2017: Postdoc, Dartmouth Drivers and consequences of land use change across the Brazilian cerrado, 2000-2013

Satrio Wicaksono, 2016: Manager, Indonesian Office of the World Resources Institute (WRI) Rainfall and vegetation of Indonesia during the late Pleistocene and Holocene 

Aron Buffen, 2015: Postdoc, Univ. of Oregon On the isotopic composition of nitrate in Andean and Antarctic ice cores as a tracer of climate and atmospheric chemistry through time

Rocio Caballero-Gill, 2015: Postdoc, USGS Reconstructing orbital scale Pliocene paleoclimate from deep ocean sediments: A new view from the Southern Hemisphere

Alexandrina Tzanova, 2015: Lecturer, Central Connecticut State University Linking Late Miocene-Pliocene sea surface temperatures, terrestrial biome transitions and intensification of glaciation using alkenone paleothermometry

Jeffrey Salacup, 2014: Postdoc, UMass, Amherst On the Application of Uk'37 in Narragansett Bay (Rhode Island, U.S.A.)

Elizabeth Thomas, 2014: Assistant Professor, Univ. at Buffalo Orbital- and Millennial-Scale Climate Variability and Seasonality in East Asia Reconstructed Using Molecular Paleoclimate Proxies

Xi Yang, 2014: Asstant Prof., Univ. of VirginiaThe Times They Are A-Changin': Scaling Seasonality of Plant Physiology from Leaf to Satellite and Implications for Terrestrial Carbon Cycle

Li Gao, 2013: Manager of Geochemistry Group, GeolsoChem Corporation Mechanisms governing the leaf lipid D/H ratio variations and the application to paleoclimatology

Bronwen Konecky, 2013: Assistant Professor, WashU. St. Louis Decadal to Orbital Scale Climate Change in the Indian Ocean Region: Precipitation Isotopic Perspectives from East Africa and Indonesia

Shannon Loomis, 2013: Postdoctoral Fellow, UT Austin On branched glycerol dialkyl glycerol tetraethers: Development and application of paleotemperature proxy

Jessica Rodysill, 2013: Research Fellow, LacCore Floods, Droughts, and Tropical Cyclones: Investigating Climate Extremes through Variations in Lacustrine Sedimentology

Susanna Theroux, 2013: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Energy, Joint Genome Institute Diversity and ecology of lacustrine haptophyte algae: Implications for paleothermometry

Caitlin Chazen, 2011: Co-Founder and Director of Content, Homework Unlocked/Adjunct Faculty, Northern Virginia Community College Holocene climate evolution of the eastern tropical pacific told from high resolution sediments from the Peru Margin and Equatorial Cold Tongue

Jaime Toney, 2011: Lecturer in Organic Geochemistry,  University of Glasgow Development and Application of Organic Biomarkers to Continental Paleoclimate Problems in the Interior of North America

Paige Newby, 2010: Evidence of Late Pleistocene and Holocene Centennial-scale Drought from Southeastern Massachusetts

Jon Nichols, 2010: Lamont Assistant Research Professor
Reconstructing Holocene Hydroclimate in Eastern North America from Ombrotrophic Peatland Sediments

Jess Tierney, 2010: Assistant Scientist, WHOI
An Organic Geochemical Perspective on Tropical East African Paleoclimate

William D'Andrea, 2008: Lamont Assistant Research Professor
High-resolution records of Holocene temperature, rainfall, and the North Atlantic Oscillation from lacustrine alkenone in western Greenland.

Laura Cleaveland, 2008: Associate Professor, Luther College
Evolution of tropical sea surface temperature over the past 3 Ma.

Juzhi Hou, 2008: Research Professor, Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Calibration of hydrogen isotope ratios of aquatic and terrestrial biomarkers, and isotopic reconstruction of Late Pleistocene climate in New England.

Kira Lawrence, 2005: Associate Professor, Lafayette University
A latitudinal perspective on Plio-Pleistocene marine evolution.

Lorraine Lisiecki, 2005: Assistant Professor, UC Santa Barbara 
Paleoclimate time series: new alignment and compositing techniques, a 5.3 Myr benthic d18O stack, and analysis of Pliocene-Pleistocene climate transitions.

Zhonghui Liu, 2004: Assistant Professor,  University of Hong Kong 
Pleistocene climate evolution in the Eastern Pacific and implications for the orbital theory of climate change.

Victor Zabielski, 2001: Professor of Geology, Northern Virginia Community College
Characteristics and Influences of Modern Arabian Sea Intermediate Water, and Changes During the Last Glacial Maximum

Vicki S. McKenna, 2000: Academic Program Administrator/Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT
Globoquadrina truncatulinoidesas an Indicator of Change in the Permanent Thermocline in the Glacial Indian Ocean

Melissa A. Trend Staid, 1999: Princeton
Sea-Surface Temperature and Near-Surface Hydrology at the Last Glacial Maximum: A Reconstruction using the Modern Analog Technique

Jeffry S. Oslick, 1998: Foster Wheeler Environmental Corporation
Reconstructing Hydrographic Gradients and the Carbon Isotopic Composition of Surface Waters using Multiple Species of Planktonic Foraminifera

Min-Te Chen, 1994:
Late Quaternary Paleoceanogrphy of the Equatorial Indo-Pacific: A Quantitative Analysis Based on Marine Micropaleontological Data

Jiajie Chen, 1994:
Benthic Foraminiferal Isotope Composition: Implications for late Neogene-Quaternary Paleoceanography of the Indian Ocean

Lisa Dubois, 1993: San Diego State
Glacial-Holocene Carbonate Preservation History from Equatorial Atlantic Sediment Cores: Paleoceanographic Implications

William Howard, 1992: Cooperative Research Centre for the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Environment, University of Tasmania
Late Quaternary paleoceanography of the southern ocean

John W. Farrell, 1991: Joint Oceanographic Institute
Late Neogene Paleoceanography of the Central Equatorial Pacific: Evidence from Carbonate Preservation and Stable Isotopes

David M. Anderson, 1991: NOAA Paleoclimatology Program, Boulder, CO
Foraminifer Evidence of Monsoon Upwelling off Oman During the Late Quaternary

Steven C. Clemens, 1990: Brown University
Quaternary Variability of Indian Ocean Monsoon Winds and Climate