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Nicole-Jeanne Schlegel

Dr. Nicole-Jeanne Schlegel is a a UCLA Joint Institute for Regional Earth System Science and Engineering (JIFRESSE) Assistant Researcher working with the Ice Sheet System Model team to assess uncertainties in ice sheet model projections, particularly on the Greenland Ice Sheet, as a result of errors in climate forcing. Before pursuing her PhD, she worked at Raytheon Company, designing software for training simulations. During her PhD studies, she worked with glaciologist Kurt Cuffey at the University of California, Berkeley, and climatologist Norman Miller at the Lawrence Berkeley National Labs. She participated in regional climate model-based studies of California climate change and extreme weather events, and her PhD focused on continental-scale modeling of the Greenland Ice Sheet and investigating its present and future sensitivity to changes in surface mass balance.


Education
  • BS, Cornell University: Computer Science and Science of Earth Systems (2000)
  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley: Department of Earth and Planetary Science (2011)

Research Interests
  • Climate Variation and Extremes
  • Ice Sheet Dynamic Sensitivity
  • Glaciology

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ISSM Icon ISSM
ISSM (Ice Sheet System Model) is a state of the art ice flow modeling software developed at JPL in collaboration with University of California Irvine.


Professional Experience
  • Caltech/JPL Postdoctoral Researcher (2011-2014)
  • Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, Berkeley, including Lead Graduate Student Instructor for Introduction to Earth Science (2005-2011)
  • Graduate Student Researcher, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (2004-2010)
  • Software Engineer and Group Lead, Raytheon Company (2000-2003)

Selected Publications
  1. N.-J. Schlegel, E. Larour, H. Seroussi, M. Morlighem and J.E. Box, Ice discharge uncertainties in Northeast Greenland from boundary conditions and climate forcing of an ice flow model, J. Geophys. Res., 120, 29-54, doi:10.1002/2014JF003359.
  2. N-J. Schlegel, E Larour, H Seroussi, M. Morlighem, and J. E. Box, Decadal-scale sensitivity of northeast Greenland ice flow to errors in surface mass balance using ISSM, J. Geophys. Res. - Earth Surface, 118, doi: 10.1002/jgrf.20062.
  3. Jin, J., Miller, N.L., N.J. Schlegel, 2010, Sensitivity Study of Four Land Surface Schemes in the WRF Model, Advances in Meteorology, vol. 2010, Article ID 167436, doi:10.1155/2010/167436.
  4. Miller, N.L. and N.J. Schlegel, 2006. Climate change projected fire weather sensitivity: California Santa Ana wind occurrence. Geophysical Research Letters. 33, L15711, doi:101029/2006GL25808.

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