education and training
- Ph.D. in Meteorology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - (Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States) 1990
- S.B. in Earth and Planetary Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - (Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States) 1984
- Glazer, Y. R., Tremaine, D. M., Banner, J. L., Cook, M., Mace, R. E., Nielsen-Gammon, J., ... Webber, M. E (2021). Winter Storm Uri: A Test of Texas’ Water Infrastructure and Water Resource Resilience to Extreme Winter Weather Events. Journal of Extreme Events. 2150022.
- Kothari, K., Ale, S., Bordovsky, J. P., Munster, C. L., Singh, V. P., Nielsen-Gammon, J., & Hoogenboom, G. (2021). Potential genotype-based climate change adaptation strategies for sustaining cotton production in the Texas High Plains: A simulation study. Field Crops Research. 271, 108261-108261.
- Li, X., Zhao, G., Nielsen-Gammon, J., Salazar, J., Wigmosta, M., Sun, N., Judi, D., & Gao, H. (2020). Impacts of urbanization, antecedent rainfall event, and cyclone tracks on extreme floods at Houston reservoirs during Hurricane Harvey. Environmental Research Letters. 15(12), 124012-124012.
- Nielsen‐Gammon, J. W., Banner, J. L., Cook, B. I., Tremaine, D. M., Wong, C. I., Mace, R. E., ... Kloesel, K. (2020). Unprecedented Drought Challenges for Texas Water Resources in a Changing Climate: What Do Researchers and Stakeholders Need to Know?. Earth's Future. 8(8),
- Nielsen-Gammon, J. W (2019). Weather in Texas: The Essential Handbook by George W. Bomar. Great Plains Research. 29(1), 43-44.
- Peterson, J. L., Redmon, L. A., & McFarland, M. L. (2016). Sustainable Water Management. Sustainable Water Management and Technologies. 195-224. CRC Press.
- Nielsen-Gammon, J. W. (2016). Climate Change and Future Water Supply. Sustainable Water Management and Technologies. 285-305. CRC Press.
- Nielsen-Gammon, J. W. (2011). The changing climate of Texas. The Impact of Global Warming on Texas: Second Edition. 39-68.
- Nielsen-Gammon, J. W., & McRoberts, B. (2009). March 1843: The Most Abnormal Month Ever?. Dupigny-Giroux, L., & Mock, C. J. (Eds.), Historical Climate Variability and Impacts in North America. 123-145. Springer Netherlands.
- Nielsen-Gammon, J. W., & Gold, D. A. (2008). Dynamical Diagnosis: A Comparison of Quasigeostrophy and Ertel Potential Vorticity. Meteorological Monographs. Bosart, L. F., & Bluestein, H. B. (Eds.), SynopticDynamic Meteorology and Weather Analysis and Forecasting. 183-202. American Meteorological Society.
- Nelson, M. R., Hristova-Veleva, S., Nielsen-Gammon, J. W., Biggerstaff, M., SOC, A. M., SOC, A. M., & SOC, A. M (2017). Analysis and display of single and multiple Doppler radar data using GEMPAK and Vis-5D. FOURTH CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION. B57-B58.
- Nielsen-Gammon, J. W (2017). NONPARAMETRIC ANALYSIS OF CHANGES OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION IN TEXAS. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 51st Annual GSA South-Central Section Meeting - 2017.
- Banner, J. L., James, E., Pierce, S. A., Shearer, A., Schwartz, S., Uddameri, V., ... Noronha, A (2017). THE TEXAS WATER RESEARCH NETWORK: ADDRESSING CHALLENGES FOR 21ST CENTURY TEXAS. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 51st Annual GSA South-Central Section Meeting - 2017.
- Cairns, M., Seidel, D., Atlas, R. M., Baker, B., Barros, A. P., Changnon, D., ... Turek, S (2007). 2007 annual meeting organizing committee. 87th AMS Annual Meeting.
- Carey, L. D., Guynes, J., McNear, V., Nielsen-Gammon, J., & Zhang, F (2005). Multi-doppler radar observations of boundary layer winds in support of the second Texas air quality field study (TexAQS II). 11th Conference on Mesoscale Processes and the 32nd Conference on Radar Meteorology. 2265-2266.
Repository Documents / Preprints16
- Nielsen-Gammon, J., Escobedo, J., Ott, C., Dedrick, J., & Van, F. A (2020). Assessment of Historic and Future Trends of Extreme Weather in Texas, 1900-2036.
- Nielsen-Gammon, J. W (2020). Observation-Based Estimates of Present-Day and Future Climate Change Impacts on Heavy Rainfall in Harris County.
- Nielsen-Gammon, J. W., Banner, J., Cook, B., Tremaine, D., Wong, C., Mace, R., ... Kloesel, K (2020). Unprecedented drought challenges for Texas water resources in a changing climate: what do researchers and stakeholders need to know?.
- Nielsen-Gammon, J. W., Fipps, G., Caldwell, T., McRoberts, D. B., & Conlee, D. (2017). Feasibility Study for Development of Statewide Evapotranspiration Network.
- McRoberts, B., & Nielsen-Gammon, J (2016). Historic and Future Droughts in the Big Bend Region of the Chihuahuan Desert.
in the news
- Historic drought in the West is forcing ranchers to take painful measures National Geographic June 29, 2021
- Texas A&M Expert: La Nina In Pacific May Affect Texas Weather Texas A&M Today September 23, 2020
- Think Texas Summers are Hot Now? Just Wait. Reform Austin September 18, 2020
- Exploding trees' and denying science: The truth about Trump's two days of wild climate change claims The Independent September 17, 2020
- Texas A&M professor: Tuesday marked end of summer for most of Texas The Eagle September 9, 2020
- RAPID: Coordinated Rainfall Analysis of Hurricane Harvey awarded by National Science Foundation 2017 - 2019
- ENSO Indices For a Changing Climate awarded by DOC-National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 2017 - 2020
awards and honors
recent teaching activities
chaired theses and dissertations
- McRoberts, Douglas B (2014-12). Minimizing Biases in Radar Precipitation Estimates. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- McRoberts, Douglas Brent (2008-05). Drought over the past century in Texas and New Mexico: reducing inhomogeneities in long-term climate records via statistical methods to study drought. (Master's Thesis)
- Myoung, Boksoon (2007-08). Interannual variability of summer precipitation in Texas and its implication to summer drought. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Aksoy, Altug (2005-08). Mesoscale ensemble-based data assimilation and parameter estimation. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Odins, Andrew Michael (2004-12). Mesoscale predictability of an extreme warm-season precipitation event. (Master's Thesis)
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