Andra Garner

Post Doctoral Researcher
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Andra Garner Andra Garner

Short History

I am currently an NSF Earth Sciences Postdoctoral Fellow, working with the Sea Level Research group in the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences at Rutgers University. My research focuses on changing flood risk in New York City during the past millennium and in coming centuries due to tropical cyclones, storm surge, and sea level rise. I earned my Ph.D. from Penn State University in August 2016, working with Dr. Michael E. Mann in the Department of Meteorology. I am a mathematician, turned atmospheric chemist, turned climate scientist. A brief portion of my graduate research was in the field of atmospheric chemistry, focusing on a comparison of ground and satellite-based retrievals of ozone and nitrogen dioxide. However, my true research interests lie in the realm of climate science, where my Ph.D. research was focused on the impacts of climate change on tropical cyclones and their resultant storm surges, as well as on the rising sea levels upon which those storm surges occur.

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Reed, A. J., M. E. Mann, K. A. Emanuel, N. Lin, B. P. Horton, A. C. Kemp, and J. P. Donnelly (2015), Increased threat of tropical cyclones and coastal flooding to New York City during the anthropogenic era, PNAS, doi:10.1073/pnas.1513127112

Reed, A. J., M. E. Mann, K. A. Emanuel, and D. W. Titley (2015), An analysis of long-term relationships among count statistics and metrics of synthetic tropical cyclones downscaled from CMIP5 models, J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 120, doi:10.1002/2015JD023357.

Reed, A. J., Thompson, A. M., Kollonige, D. E., Martins, D. K., Tzortziou, M. A., Herman, J. R., Berkoff, T. A., Abuhassan, N. K., Cede, A.: Effects of local meteorology and aerosols on ozone and nitrogen dioxide retrievals from OMI and pandora spectrometers in Maryland, USA during DISCOVER-AQ 2011. J Atmos Chem (2013). DOI: 10.1007/s10874-013-9254-9