Imtiaz Rangwala, Ph.D.
       Research Associate
       Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University
            71 Dudley Road
            New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Email:   rangwala[at]
Phone:   848.932.7120

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interest: Climate change in mountains (particularly in Tibetan Plateau and Colorado Rockies), climate change diagnostics, global & regional climate change, regional climate models,  Earth System sciences

  •             Rangwala I., (2012). Amplified Water Vapor Feedback at High Altitudes during Winter. International Journal of Climatology. DOI: 10.1002/joc.3477. pdf
  •             Rangwala I. and J. Miller, (2012). Climate Change in Mountains: A Review of Elevation Dependent Warming and its Possible Causes. Climatic Change. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-012-0419-3.pdf
  •             Rangwala I., J. Barsugli, K. Cozzetto, J. Neff and J. Prairie, (2012). Mid-21st Century Projections in Temperature Extremes in the Southern Colorado Rocky Mountains from Regional Climate Models. Climate Dynamics. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-011-1282-z.pdf
  •             Rangwala I. and J. Miller, (2010). 20th Century Temperature Trends Colorado’s San Juan Mountains. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, 42(1): 89-97.pdf
  •             Rangwala I., J. Miller, G. L. Russell and M. Xu, (2010). Using A Global Climate Model To Evaluate The Influences Of Water Vapor, Snow Cover And Atmospheric Aerosol On Warming In The Tibetan Plateau During The 21st Century. Climate Dynamics, 34: 859-872, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-009-0564-1.pdf
  •             Rangwala I., J. Miller and M. Xu, (2009). Warming In The Tibetan Plateau: Possible Influences Of The Changes In Surface Water Vapor. Geophysical Research Letters. 36, DOI: 10.1029/2009GL037245.pdf
  •             Rangwala I. and K.I. Keating, (2007). Silver Deprivation Limits Fecundity And Survivability In The Freshwater Crustacean Daphnia Magna. Biological Trace Element Research. DOI: 10.1007/s12011-007-0016-x.pdf
  •             Rangwala I., J. Miller, G. L. Russell and M. Xu, (2006). Analysis Of Global Climate Model Experiments To Elucidate Past And Future Changes In Surface Insolation And Warming In China. Geophysical Research Letters, 33 (20), CiteID L20709. DOI 10.1029/2006GL027778.pdf

Other Publications:
  •             Cozzetto, K., I. Rangwala and J. Lukas, (2011). Examining Regional Climate Model (RCM) projections: What do they add to our picture of future climate in the region? Featured article in the July issue of “Intermountain West Climate Summary” by NOAA’s Western Water Assessment.pdf
  •             Cozzetto, K., I. Rangwala and J. Neff, (2011). Downscaled Air Temperature And Precipitation Projections For The San Juan Mountain Region. Narrative on regional climate model projections submitted to the San Juan Public Land Center, Durango, Colorado.pdf
  •             Rangwala I. and K. Cozzetto, (2010). Downscaling Global Climate Model Projections: Dynamically Downscaled Projections for the San Juan Mountain Region. Submitted chapter to the report prepared by the Mountain Studies Institute, Silverton, Colorado.pdf
  •             Rangwala I. and J. Miller, (2010). Long-Term Temperature Trends In The San Juan Mountains. In  EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS: Their Geology, Ecology and Human History, edited by Rob Blair and George Bracksieck, University Press of Colorado. [Book Chapter]pdf