Christiane Jablonowski

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University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences
Assistant Professor; Undergraduate Advisor, Climate Science Concentration; Head of the Atmospheric Dynamics Modeling Group; Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences Undergraduate Advisor
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Short bio: 

Ph.D. University of Michigan. Atmospheric & Space Sciences and Scientific Computing.

M.S. University of Bonn, Germany. Meteorology.

B.S. Aachen University of Technology, Germany. Physics.

Research summary: 

Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR) techniques for weather and climate models

Cubed-sphere computational grids: AMR library Chombo and high-order finite volume techniques

Development of test cases for dynamical cores of General Circulation Models (GCMs)

Dynamical core intercomparisons

Subgrid-scale processes in the dynamical cores of GCMs: The impact of diffusion, filters and fixers on climate simulations

Tropical cyclones in the Atlantic Ocean Basin (hurricanes)

Idealized simulations of the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation stratospheric dynamics

Parallel and high-performance computing

Modern numerical methods and computational grids for dynamical cores, finite volume techniques, conservation laws

Global interoperability of models and data: Computational tools for climate modeling, Earth System Curator (model metadata), frameworks

Recent publications: 

Chen, X., N. Andronova, B. Van Leer, J. E. Penner, J. P. Boyd, C. Jablonowski and S.-J. Lin (2012), A Control-Volume Model of the Compressible Euler Equations with a Vertical Lagrangian Coordinate, Mon. Wea. Rev., in review

Ullrich, P. A., C. Jablonowski and P. H. Lauritzen (2012), A high-order `incremental-remap'-based semi-Lagrangian shallow water model, J. Comput. Phys., in review

Ullrich, P. A., P. H. Lauritzen and C. Jablonowski (2012), Some considerations for high-order `incremental remap'-based transport schemes: edges, reconstructions and area integration, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, in revision

Reed, K. A., C. Jablonowski and M. A. Taylor (2012), Tropical Cyclones in the Spectral Element Configuration of the Community Atmosphere Model, Atm. Sci. Lett., revised

Ullrich, P. A. and C. Jablonowski (2012b), MCore: A Non-hydrostatic Atmospheric Dynamical Core Utilizing High-Order Finite-Volume Methods, J. Comput. Phys., in press

Reed, K. A. and C. Jablonowski (2012), Idealized tropical cyclone simulations of intermediate complexity: A test case for AGCMs, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., Vol. 4, M04001, doi:10.1029/2011MS000099

Kent, J., C. Jablonowski, J. P. Whitehead and R. B. Rood (2012), Assessing Tracer Transport Algorithms and the Impact of Vertical Resolution in a Finite-Volume Dynamical Core, Mon. Wea. Rev., Vol. 140, 1620-1638

Adaptive mesh refinement techniques for weather and climate models; Dynamical cores of General Circulation Models: Numerical methods,
test cases,
intercomparisons; Diffusion and subgrid-scale processes in dynamical cores; Tropical cyclones; Quasi-Biennial Oscillation (QBO); Parallel and high-performance computing