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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Tristan L'Ecuyer

Expert on satellite remote sensing, climate change, and the global energy and water cycles.

Assistant professor, atmospheric and oceanic sciences College of Letters and Science Work: 608-890-2107 — Home and cell phones available upon request tristan@aos.wisc.edu Home page

Topics

  • Satellite remote sensing of clouds and precipitation
  • Global energy budget
  • Climate feedbacks and climate change

Achievements

  • PI NASA CloudSat- and Global Precipitation Mission-sponsored Light Precipitation Validation Experiment (LPVEx)
  • Lead developer NASA CloudSat radiative heating rate, rainfall, and snowfall datasets. NASA group achievement award for algorithm development in 2008.
  • Co-chair NASA Energy and Water cycle Study (NEWS) energy and water cycle climatology working group
  • Author: "Touring the Atmosphere Aboard the A-Train", Physics Today 63, 36-41.
  • Member: American Geophysical Union and American Meteorological Society.

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