Research Staff

Jim Benedict

Asst. Scientist, MAS

(970) 232-6334
My research has largely centered on understanding convection systems in the tropical atmosphere, from the scale of individual cumulus clouds to continent-sized circulation patterns with which those small clouds can be associated.  My career journey has taken me to Pennsylvania State University (B.S., meteorology — North...

Ni Dai

Post Doctoral Associate

Dug Hong Min

Asst. Scientist, MAS

(305) 421-4057

Lisa Murphy Goes


(305) 421-4990
Hello! I hold a B.S. in Meteorology from the Pennsylvania State University and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Atmospheric and Oceanic Science from the University of Maryland. I believe combining both numerical modeling and paleoclimate data from multiple proxy records is the best way to understand how and why the Earth's climate changed in the past....

Natalie Perlin

Scientist, MAS

(305) 421-4287
My current research with Claire Paris' Lab focuses on oil transport and dispersion modeling using an adapted version of the Connectivity Modeling System. I am highly interested in further improvements and development of this modeling system to reflect most recent research findings on the...

Leo San Pedro Siqueira, Ph.D.

Asst. Scientist, MAS

(305) 421-4654
My research interests include ENSO dynamics and predictability, Earth system model development, High-resolution global climate modeling and the role of ocean fronts and eddies in decadal climate prediction.