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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

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.
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.

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