About Me

  • Fifth year Ph.D. student in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Science (ATOC) and the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research at the University of Colorado Boulder

  • Supported by NASA FINESST

  • Member of the CU Center for Science and Technology Policy Research (CSTPR) Graduate Certificate Program

  • Former science writing intern for CSTPR's blog, Prometheus  

Education

Research Interests

Arctic sea ice

melt and freeze onset, predictability, role of ice in the climate system

2015 - Present

University of Colorado Boulder

Ph.D. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Climate modeling

natural and internal variability, anthropogenic forcing

Remote sensing 

passive microwave sea ice data and algorithms

2015

University of Maryland College Park

B.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

2017

University of Colorado Boulder

M.S. Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

University of Colorado Boulder

Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research

© 2020 by Abigail Smith

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