Atmospheric Dynamics Modeling Group

University of Michigan
Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering (CLASP)

2455 Hayward St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Lead: Christiane Jablonowski
Email: cjablono@umich.edu
Phone: (734) 763-6238
Fax: (734) 936-0503
Office: Climate and Space Research Building (CSRB) 1541B

Group photo 2022

WWE participants in 2022

Group photo 2021

CESM AMWG Winter Meeting 2021 (Virtual)

ECMWF-ESA Workshop on Machine Learning 2020 (Virtual)

PDEs on the Sphere 2019 Workshop

AGU 2018 Data Science and Machine Learning Workshop

Physics-Dynamics Coupling (PDC 2018) workshop organizers (credit: ECMWF)

DCMIP-2016 organizers (UM alumni)

UM Graduation 2015

Group photo 2014

Group photo 2013

Group photo 2012

Group photo 2010

Group photo 2008

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ADMG Group Photo 2022 (missing: David Wright, Anthony Chen)
NOAA Winter Weather Experiment (WWE): Group snapshot of the participants in 2022, from Michigan: David Wright, Christiane Jablonowski, Greg Mann (NOAA NWS)
ADMG Group Photo 2021 (missing: David Wright, Alex Lojko, Lydia Gilbert, Anthony Chen)
zoom meeting capture 2/21
CESM AMWG Winter Meeting 2021
esa wkshop photo
ECMWF-ESA Machine Learning Workshop 2020
PDC18 org committee
Physics-Dynamics Coupling Workshop 2018
dcmIP 2016 org team
DCMIP 2016

Research Areas

  • Machine learning techniques for atmospheric models
  • Great Lakes weather research with coupled atmosphere-lake models: lake-effect snow storms
  • Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR) and variable-resolution grid techniques for the dynamical cores of atmospheric General Circulation Models (GCMs)
  • High-resolution weather and climate modeling
  • Development of simpler atmospheric models and test cases for dynamical cores of GCMs, model intercomparisons
  • Atmospheric dynamics:
    • Mesoscale Convective Systems (MCSs) and their interaction with the large-scale flow
    • Extratropical cyclones
    • Stratospheric dynamics: Idealized assessments of the Quasi-Biennial Oscillation (QBO) and Sudden Stratospheric Warmings (SSWs)
    • Dynamics of tropical cyclones
  • Subgrid-scale mixing in weather and climate models
  • Physics-dynamics coupling in GCMs
  • Detection of pathways in GCMs (with a current focus on tracer advection)

Example scientific and educational events organized by our group and group alumni:

Life drawing of my talk (credit: https://riva-illustrations.com, invited by the European Commission):
Jablonowski, C. (2020), Frontiers in Earth System Modeling: Where do we go from here?
AAAS Annual Meeting
Seattle, WA

PDEs on the Sphere Workshop 2019

April/29/2019 – May/3/2019
Montreal, Canada

Emerging Data Science and Machine Learning Opportunities in the Weather and Climate Sciences

AGU 2018 Workshop, Washington D.C., December/13/2018 (see the workshop page here)

3rd workshop on Physics Dynamics Coupling (PDC18)

July/10/2018 – July/12/2018
European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), Reading, U.K.

PDC18 Group Photo (credit: ECMWF)

Updated on January/15/2023