February 2012
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[Met-jobs] Using optimization to improve biogeochemical feedbacks in models

From Natalie M Mahowald <>
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Date Tue, 14 Feb 2012 15:39:24 +0000

Funded postdoctoral positions are available focusing on understanding the exciting and quickly 
evolving area of natural biogeochemical feedbacks in the  climate system.  The successful candidates
will work on an interdisciplinary team working to use available process level and large scale observations 
as well as sophisticated optimization techniques to improve earth system model simulations of methane 
and nitrous oxide feedbacks.  These feedbacks represent some of the least well known natural feedbacks 
in the system.  Postdoctoral positions require a PhD in a relevant area. The projects involve researchers 
at multiple institutions and disciplines, and will have the possibility of travel for collaborations and field work.  
For more information on Dr. Mahowald's and Dr. Hess' research, please see:  and    
Applicants for postdoctoral positions should send an email directly to Cornell University 
is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.

Natalie Mahowald
Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Science of Earth Systems

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University,
Snee 2140, Ithaca, NY 14853,
phone: 607-255-5166, fax:607-254-4780, email:

Tuesdays and Thursdays office Bradfield 1104
phone: 303-931-8708

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