James Kessler

Research Computer Specialist

SEAS CIGLR
Ann Arbor, MI 48108-9719

734-741-2338
jamkessl@umich.edu

Current Research: Applying a high-resolution hydrodynamic model to a single domain that includes all five Great Lakes.  My main focus so far has been running hindcasts forced by atmospheric reanalysis data, then adjusting the physical parameterization schemes to improve validation with observations.

Education:

  • M.S., Atmospheric Science, University of Michigan, 2015
  • B.S.E., Earth System Science & Engineering, Minor: Mathematics, University of Michigan, 2014

Research Interest/Area of Expertise:

  • Non-linear Dynamics, Radiative Transfer through snow and ice, spatial interpolation methods and Bayesian Statistics.

Publications:

Posselt, D,J., J.A. Kessler, G.G. Mace, Bayesian Retrievals of Vertically Resolved Cloud Particle Size Distribution Properties. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. (In review as of Aug 2016)