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Paul A. Levine

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4800 Oak Grove Drive
M/S 300-323

Pasadena, CA 91109



Curriculum Vitae:

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Water & Ecosystems

Postdoctoral Researcher


Paul is a Postdoctoral Researcher in the Terrestrial Hydrology Group with close ties to the Carbon Cycle & Ecosystems Group. His research considers interactions between the Earth's carbon and water cycles, with a focus on hydrologic controls of terrestrial ecosystem variability. Prior to joining the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Paul worked in a variety of positions, including as an aquatic ecologist, a multimedia artist, and an IT consultant for the medical industry.


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Earth System Science from the University of California, Irvine
  • Master of Arts in Geography from the University of California, Los Angeles
  • Bachelor of Arts in Geology/Biology and Computer Music from Brown University

Research Interests

  • Terrestrial hydrology and carbon cycle variability
  • Land-atmosphere interactions
  • Land surface components of Earth system models
  • Remote sensing of land cover type