Mobile Observatory Operations Team
DegreeM.S., Geography, Northern Illinois University, 2001
Current RoleMeteorology Specialist, Atmospheric Science and Climate Research; technical operations manager of the DOE second Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Mobile Facility (AMF2), with responsibility for management and oversight.
CapabilitiesApplied climatology and related studies; remote sensing in studies of surface-boundary layer energy exchange, turbulence, and diffusion.
- AMF2 technical operations manager: Responsible for ARMs $10 million mobile climate observatory and instrumentation during deployments in Colorado and the Maldives; preparing for shipboard deployment on the Horizon Spirit.
- ARM surface meteorology mentor: Responsible for ARM surface meteorological networks; co-mentor of the balloon-borne sounding system as a member of the ARM instrument team.
- GIS technician: Developed enterprise geographic information system for DeKalb County, Illinois, by using MGE and Microstation; assisted in migration from a cadastral environment to GeoMedia Professional.
- Weather specialist, U.S. Air Force: Observed, encoded, and disseminated visually and electronically measured weather variables; highest rank obtained: E-4/Sergeant.