Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Multiscale modeling and data analysis of Climate Change and its Impacts"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Summer 2013 - DURI
Research area(s):
climate, hydrology, health, agriculture, simulation, massive data
Project Description:
Climate Change involves understanding and predicting physical, biological, and chemical changes across many scales and utilizing many approaches. We are seeking students interested in numerical simulations, massive data analysis, and cross-disciplinary research. I am looking for about 4 students.
Expected Student Contributions:
The intern will be programming in a unix environment, analysing climate model output and observational data sets, providing written descriptions of results, and engaging in team oriented outreach and engagement efforts to disseminate their research output
Related Website(s):
www.purdue.edu/climate
Desired Qualifications:
programming experience preferred, background in earth, atmospheric, planetary, or environmental background preferred although an engineering background may be equally desirable.
Estimated Weekly Hours:
40
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
No

Professor in Charge

Name:
Huber, Matthew
Deptartment/College:
dept earth, atmospheric, and planetary sci

Student Supervisor

Name:
Matthew Huber
Title:
Professor

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
leigh raymond
Deptartment/College:
CLA
Name:
jeff trapp
Deptartment/College:
COS