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Uma
Bhatt
Professor
Email 
usbhatt [at] alaska.edu
Phone 
907-474-2662
Biography 

Uma Bhatt is an expert in climate change, climate variability, meteorology, air-sea ice interaction, atmosphere, atmospheric sciences, climatology, cryosphere, hydrometeorology, physical oceanography, physics of global warming, remote sensing application, and tundra vegetation.

Publications

Box, J., Colgan, W., Brown, R., Wang, M., Overland, J., Walsh, J., Bhatt, U.; Christensen, T., Schmidt, N., Lund, M., Parmentier, F.-J., Euskirchen, E., Romanovsky, V., Corell, R., Meier, W., Wouters, B., Mernild, S., Mård, J., Pawlak, J., and Andersen, M. 2019. Key indicators of Arctic climate change: 1971-2017. Environmental Research Letters. 10.1088/1748-9326/aafc1b.
Devi, U., Shekhar, M.S., Singh, G.P., Rao N.N., and Bhatt U.S. 2019. Methodological application of quantile mapping to generate precipitation data over Northwest Himalaya. International Journal of Climatology. 10.1002/joc.6008.
Lader, R., J. E. Walsh, U. S. Bhatt, and P. A. Bieniek. 2019. Anticipated changes to the snow season in Alaska: Elevation dependency, timing and extremes.. International Journal of Climatology. 10.1002/joc.6201.
Bieniek, P., Bhatt, U.S., Walsh, J.E., Lader, R., Griffith, B. Roach, J. K., Thoman R. L. 2018. Full Access Assessment of Alaska rain-on-snow events using dynamical downscaling. American Meteorological Society. https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0276.1.
Bieniek, P., Bhatt, U., Walsh, J., Lader, R., Griffith B., Roach, J., and Thoman, R. 2018. Assessment of Alaska Rain-on-Snow Events Using Dynamical Downscaling. American Meteorological Society. 10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0276.1.
Walsh, J.E., Bhatt, U.S., Littell, J., Leonawicz, M., Lindgren, M., Bieniek, P.A. 2018. Downscaling of climate model output for Alaskan stakeholders. Environmental Modelling and Software. 10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.03.021.
Deemer, G.J., Bhatt, U.S., Eicken, H., Posey, P.G., Hutchings, J.K., Nelson, J., Heim, R., Allard, R., Wiggins, H. and Creek, K. 2017In Press. Broadening the sea-ice forecaster toolbox with community observations: A case study from the northern Bering Sea. Arctic Science. https://doi.org/10.1139/AS-2016-0054.
Lader, R., Walsh, J. E., Bhatt, U.S., and Bieniek, P. A. 2017. Projections of Twenty-First-Century Climate Extremes for Alaska via Dynamical Downscaling and Quantile Mapping. American Meteorological Society. 56. 2393-2409. https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-16-0415.1.
Bieniek, P.A., Bhatt, U.S., Walker, D.A., Raynolds, M.K., Comiso, J.C., Epstein, H.E., Pinzon, J.E., Tucker, C.J., Thoman, R.L., Tran, H., Mölders, N., Steele, M., Zhang, J., and Ermold, W. 2016. Climate drivers linked to changing seasonality of Alaska coastal tundra vegetation productivity. Earth Interactions. 19(19). 635-654. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0153.1.
Bieniek, P.A., Bhatt, U.S., Walsh, J.E., Rupp, T.S., Zhang, J., Krieger, J.R., and Lader, R.T. 2016. Dynamical downscaling of ERA-Interim temperature and precipitation for Alaska. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 7. 245-259. doi:10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0153.1.
Lader, R., U.S. Bhatt, J.E. Walsh, T. S. Rupp, P.A. Bieniek 2016. Two-Meter Temperature and Precipitation from Atmospheric Reanalysis Evaluated for Alaska. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 55(4). 901-922. doi: 10.1175/JAMC-D-15-0162.1.
Overland, J.,E. Hanna, I. Hanssen-Bauer, S.-J. Kim, J. Walsh, M. Wang, U. S. Bhatt, and R. L. Thoman 2016. Air temperature [in “State of the Climate in 2015”]. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 97(8). S132-S134.
Young-Robertson, J. M., Bolton, W. R., Bhatt, U. S., Cristobal, J., & Thoman, R. 2016. Deciduous trees are a large and overlooked sink for snowmelt water in the boreal forest. Nature: Scientific Reports. 6. doi: 10.1038/ srep29504.
Bieniek, A. P., U. S. Bhatt, D. A. Walker, M. K. Raynolds, J. C. Comiso, H. E. Epstein, J. E. Pinzon, C. J. Tucker, R. L. Thoman, H. Tran, N. Mölders, M. Steele, J. Zhang, and W. Ermold 2015. Climate Drivers Linked to Changing Seasonality of Alaska Coastal Tundra Vegetation Productivity. Earth Interactions. 19(19). 1-29. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/EI-D-15-0013.1.
Kontar, Y. Y., U. S. Bhatt, S. D. Lindsey, E. W. Plumb, and R. L. Thoman 2015. Interdisciplinary approach to hydrological hazard mitigation and disaster response and effects of climate change on the occurrence of flood severity in central Alaska. Proceedings of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences. 369. 13-17. doi: 10.5194/piahs-369-13-2015.
Zhang, J., J. R. Krieger, U. Bhatt, C. Lu, X. Zhang 2015. Alaskan Regional Climate Changes in Dynamically Downscaled CMIP5 Simulations. Proceedings of the 2013 National Conference on Advances in Environmental Science and Technology. 47-60. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-19923-8_5.
Bieniek, P., J. E. Walsh, R. L. Thoman, U. S. and Bhatt 2014. Using climate divisions to analyze variations and trends in Alaska temperature and precipitation. Journal of Climate.
Deemer, G. J., U. S. Bhatt, H. Eicken, J. Hutchings, P. Posey, R. Allard, G. Hufford, and R. Raye 2013. The current state of Arctic sea ice. NWS Science & Technology Infusion Climate Bulletin Supplement. 37.
Polyakov, I.V., U.S. Bhatt, J.E. Walsh, E.P. Abrahamsen, A.V. Pnyushkov, and P.F. Wassmann 2013. Recent oceanic changes in the Arctic in the context of longer term observations . Ecological Applications. 23(8). 1745-1764. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/11-0902.1.