Climate dynamics; general circulation of the atmosphere; interactions between radiative transfer and the dynamics of the atmosphere and ocean; climate modeling
Large-scale feedbacks in climate models; climate sensitivity to radiative forcing; direct radiative effect of mineral aerosols; simplified climate models; melt pond modeling
PhD, University of California, San Diego (Scripps Institution of Oceanography), 2004
BS, Harvey Mudd College (physics), 1996
Please see Dr. Shell's publication web page.