|Howard University Program of Atmospheric Sciences (HUPAS)|
Gregory S. Jenkins
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Washington DC 20059
Lincoln University, Lincoln PA, B.S. Physics B.S 1987.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI, M.S. Atmospheric and Space Science) 1989.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor MI, Ph.D (Atmospheric Science) December, 1991.
National Center for Atmospheric Research, Advanced Studies Program –Postdoc Fellow, 1992-1994.
Associate Professor in Physics and Director of Howard University Atmospheric Science Program: Beginning School year of 2003-2004.
Associate Professor: July, 1996-present in the Department of Meteorology at Penn State University. University Park, PA.
Assistant Professor: January-May, 1996 in the Department of Physics at Howard University in Washington DC. Responsible for teaching atmospheric dynamics course and helping to develop a master's degree program in atmospheric sciences.
Research Associate: December 1993-January, 1996 at the Earth System Science Center at the Pennsylvania State University. The primary focus of the research was on coupled GCM/regional climate model experiments over the Eastern United States.
Sample of Publications
Jenkins, G. S., 1997: The 1988 and 1990 Summer Season Simulations for West Africa Using a regional climate model. J. Climate,10, 1255-1272.
Jenkins, G. S., 2000: TRMM satellite estimates of convective processes in Central Africa during September, October, November 1998: Implications for elevated Tropical Atlantic Tropospheric Ozone, GRL, 27, 1711-1714.
Jenkins, G. S. and A. Diongue, 2000: Problems of African Scientists Publishing Research Discussed at Workshop, EOS, 81, 578, 581.
Jenkins, G. S., G. Adamou, S. Fongang, 2002: The challenges of modeling climate variability and change in West Africa, Climatic Change, 52, 263-286.
Jenkins G. S., A. Kamga, G. Adamou, A. Diedhiou, V. Morris, E. Joseph, 2002: Summary of the Workshop on Modeling the West African Climate System with Global and Regional Scale Climate Models: Relevance to Understanding Climate Variability, Land-Use, and Climate Change, BAMS, 583-595, 2002.
Jenkins, G. S., J. C Mikovitz, 2003. Examining climate variability over West Africa during the 1979-1993 period: observations and CCM3 comparisons, Climate Dynamics, DOI 10.1007/s00382-002-0287-z, 503-522.
Sealy, A, G. S. Jenkins and S. C. Walford 2003: Seasonal/regional comparisons of rain rates and rain characteristics in West Africa using TRMM observations, JGR, 108, DOI 10. 1029/2002JD002667.
Jenkins, G.S., and J-H. Ryu, 2003: Linking horizontal and vertical transports of biomass fire emissions to the Tropical Atlantic Ozone Paradox during the Northern Hemisphere winter season: I. Climatology, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussion, 3, 5061-5098.
Jenkins, G.S., J-H. Ryu, A.M. Thompson J. Witte, 2003: Linking horizontal and vertical
Transports of biomass fire emissions to the Tropical Atlantic Ozone Paradox during the Northern Hemisphere winter season: 1999. JGR, doi10.1029/2002JD003297.
Jenkins, G. S., J-H. Ryu, 2003: Spaceborne Observations link the Tropical Atlantic Ozone Maximum and Paradox to Lightning, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussion, 3, 5725-5754, 2003
Collaborators in last 48 months:
Vernon Morris (Howard University)
Everette Joseph (Howard University)
Karen Mohr (SUNY)
Larry Frakes (University of Adelaide)
Eric Barron (Penn State University)
Ana Barros (Harvard University)
Steven Smith (Accu-Weather)
Amadou Gaye (Cheikh Anta Diop University)
Graduate Advisor: Dr. William Kuhn, University of Michigan, department of Atmospheric and Space Sciences (Recently Retired)
Postdoc Advisor: Dr. Warren Washington, National Center for Atmospheric Research
Research Associate Mentor for Dr. Jung-Hee Ryu (2002-2004)
Jennifer C. Mikovitz (graduated with M.S. 1999)
Ben Lamptey (graduated with M.S. 2001)
Andrea Sealy (graduated with M.S. 2001)
Evan Blasidell (graduated with M.S. 2002)
Emily Kawoski (graduated with M.S. 2003)
J. William Fulbright Africa Regional Research Award, 2003/2004 in Dakar Senegal.
National Technical Association (NTA) Technical Achiever of the year award in the
category of science, 2001.
NSF Career Award 1997-2001, Investigating Climate Variability and Climate Change in West Africa using Coupled Global-Regional Climate Models.
PSU Diversity Recognition Award from the Multicultural Resources Center, 2000.
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