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

2011 Fellowships

     Matthew Druckenmiller

    • Proposal Title: Providing usable sea ice information to Alaska’s North Slope Borough
    • PhD Institution: Geophysics, University of Alaska Fairbanks
    • Host Partners: Craig George and Robert Suydam, North Slope Borough Department of Wildlife Management, and Mark Serreze, The National Snow and Ice Data Center, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science, University of Colorado Boulder.
    • Appointment: 2011 - 2013
    • Current Position: AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the USAID GeoCenter.

Robert Mera

     Benet Duncan

    • Proposal Title: Developing a set of linked environmental and biological climate change indicators for the North-Central California Coast
    • PhD Institution: Atmospheric and Oceanic Science, University of Colorado at Boulder
    • Host Partners: Kelley Higgason, NOAA Gulf of the Farallones Marine Sanctuary Ocean Climate Center, and Tom Suchanek, U.S. Geological Survey Western Ecological Research Center, Dan Cayan, Scripps, and John (Jay) Stachowicz, U.C. Davis Center for Population Biology
    • Appointment: 2011 - 2013
    • Current Position: Associate Scientist, California Ocean Science Trust

     Dinali Nelun Fernando

    • Proposal Title: Droughts in Texas: Assessing precursors, persistence and predictabilty
    • PhD Institution: Rutgers University, Climatology
    • Host Partners: Robert Mace,Texas Water Development Board and Rong Fu and Bridget Scanlon, Jackson School of Geosciences at the University of Texas at Austin
    • Appointment: 2011 - 2013
    • Current Position: Natural Resources Specialist, Water Science and Conservation, Texas Water Development Board