Postdocs Applying Climate ExpertisE

PACE Fellowship Awards

The goal of this program is to train climate researchers to transform their knowledge
into solutions and tools for the decision/risk management community.

Updated 23 June, 2015

2010 Fellowships

     Kristen Guirguis

    • Proposal Title: Collaborative project on extreme heat event characterization and morbidity/mortality prevention
    • PhD Institution: Hydrology and Fluid Dynamics, Duke University
    • Host Partners: Alexander Gershunov, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Helene Margolis, California Department of Public Health, and Dr. Rupa Basu, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), California Environmental Protection Agency
    • Appointment: 2010 - 2012
    • Current Position: Science Advisor,
      Scripps Institution of Oceanography


Robert Mera

     Roberto Mera

    • Proposal Title: Application of climate information for land use planning in Oregon
    • PhD Institution: Marine, Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University
    • Host Partners: Phil Mote, Oregon Climate Change Research Institute and
      Jeff Weber, Oregon Department of Land Conservation & Development
    • Appointment: 2010 - 2012
    • Current Position: Kendall Science Fellow in Climate Attribution, Union of Concerned Scientists

     Erin Towler

    • Proposal Title: An integrated framework to customize climate information for decision support
    • PhD Institution: Water Resource Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
    • Host Partners: Jim Hurrell and Greg Holland, National Center for Atmospheric Research and Rick Sojda, United States Geological Society, Climate Response Center
    • Appointment: 2010 - 2012
    • Current Position: Project Scientist I, Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Laboratory, Regional Climate Research