THE GLOBAL HYDROLOGY TEAM

 
Tamlin Pavelsky (Associate Professor)

DEGREES: UCLA (Ph.D.,M.A.), Middlebury College (B.A.)

CONTACT AT: pavelsky@ unc.edu

 
Xiao Yang (Postdoctoral Researcher)

DEGREES: UNC (PhD), University of Hong Kong (M.S.), University of Science and Technology of China (B.S.)

RESEARCH AREAS: Global River Networks, Big Data Analysis, Global Climate

CONTACT AT: yangxiao@liveunc.edu

WEBSITE: https://www.xyresearch.net/

 
Shuai Zhang (Postdoctoral Researcher)

DEGREES:Texas A&M (Ph.D.), Wuhan University (M.S.), Southeast University (B.S.)

RESEARCH AREAS: SWOT, Arctic Hydrology, Remote Sensing of Reservoirs

CONTACT AT: zshuai@unc.edu

WEBSITE: https://geosci.unc.edu/people/postdoctoral-scholars/shuai-zhang/

 
Melissa Wrzesien (Postdoctoral Researcher)

DEGREES: Ohio State (Ph.D.), UNC (B.S.)

RESEARCH AREAS: Snow hydrology, regional climate modeling, mountain hydroclimatology

CONTACT AT: wrzesien@unc.edu

WEBSITE: https://geosci.unc.edu/people/postdoctoral-scholars/melissa-wrzesien/

 
Elizabeth H. Altenau (Postdoctoral Researcher)

DEGREES: UNC (Ph.D.), Holy Cross (B.A.)

RESEARCH AREAS:Remote Sensing, Hydrodynamic Modeling, Surface Water Hydrology, SWOT

CONTACT AT: ealtenau@unc.edu

WEBSITE: https://geosci.unc.edu/people/postdoctoral-scholars/elizabeth-altenau/

 
John Gardner (Postdoctoral Researcher)

DEGREES: Duke University (Ph.D.), University of Maryland (M.S.), University of Missouri (B.S.)

RESEARCH AREAS: River networks, river-lake connectivity, water clarity, sediment, remote sensing of water quality

CONTACT AT: gardj@email.unc.edu

WEBSITE: https://gardnerjohn.weebly.com/

 
Simon Topp (PhD Student)

DEGREES: Bard College (B.A. & M.S.)

RESEARCH AREAS: Arctic Hydrology, Remote Sensing of Water Quality, Citizen Science

CONTACT AT: sntopp@live.unc.edu

WEBSITE: https://geosci.unc.edu/people/graduate-students/simon-topp/

 
Arik Tashie (PhD Student)

DEGREES: University of North Carolina (M.S.), University of Alabama (B.A.)

RESEARCH AREAS: Infiltration and Recharge, Streamflow Recession, Ecosystem Services

CONTACT AT: arik@live.unc.edu

WEBSITE: TBD

 
Angélica M. Gómez (PhD Student)

DEGREES: Universidad de Antioquia (M.S. and B.S.), Institution Universitaria de Envigado (B.S.)

RESEARCH AREAS: Tropical hydrology; Remote sensing; Ecohydrological Modeling

CONTACT AT: amgomez@live.unc.edu

WEBSITE: TBD

 
Ted Langhorst (MS Student)

DEGREES: Ohio State (B.S.)

RESEARCH AREAS: SWOT, Remote Sensing of River Form, Arctic Hydrology

CONTACT AT: tlang@live.unc.edu

WEBSITE: https://geosci.unc.edu/people/graduate-students/ted-langhorst/

 
Wayana Dolan (MS Student)

DEGREES: Occidental College (B.A.)

RESEARCH AREAS: Arctic Hydrology, Remote Sensing, SWOT

CONTACT AT: wayana.dolan@unc.edu

WEBSITE: https://geosci.unc.edu/people/graduate-students/wayana-dolan/

 
Sarina A. Basile (MS Student)

DEGREES: Furman University (B.A.)

RESEARCH AREAS: Remote Sensing, Surface Hydrology, Citizen Science

CONTACT AT: sbasile@live.unc.edu

WEBSITE: https://geosci.unc.edu/people/graduate-students/sarina-basile/

PREVIOUS MEMBERS

Stefan Sobolowski, Postdoc (Now research scientist at Bjerknes Centre for Climate Research)

Colleen Long, M.S. 2012 (Now wetland geology specialist at University of Michigan)

Deniz Kustu, Postdoc

Zach Miller, M.S. 2013 (Now at Anadarko Petroleum)

Kevin Quinlan, M.S. 2014 (Now at Connexient)

Arik Tashie, M.S. 2016 (Now at EPA)

Christine Lion, Postdoc (Now in Sydney, Australia)

George Allen, Ph.D. 2017 (Now at JPL, Assistant Prof. at Texas A&M in Fall 2018)

COLLABORATORS

Larry Smith, UCLA Geography

Alex Hall, UCLA Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Mike Durand, Ohio State Geology

Paul Bates, University of Bristol

Mark Fonstad, University of Oregon

Sarah Kapnick, Princeton/GFDL

Kostas Andreadis, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab

Ed Beighley, Northeastern University

Jason Barnes, Exponent Environmental Consulting