Applying different data assimilation techniques to different Earth system components.
Christopher Riedel, Ph.D.
Project Scientist, UCAR, Hurricane Research Division
4301 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, Florida 33149
Dr. Christopher Riedel’s research is focused on improving the assimilation of GPS-RO observations within the global forecasting system.
Outside of research, Christopher likes playing sports and outdoor activities like fishing and kayaking.
2020, Ph.D., Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
2015, M.S., Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
2013, B.S., Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
2010, B.A., Mathematics, Ottawa University, Ottawa, KS
Riedel, C., J. Anderson: Exploring Truncated Non-parametric Filter Impacts on Sea Ice Data Assimilation, In preparation for Mon. Wea. Rev.
Riedel, C., J. Anderson: Exploring Non-Gaussian Sea Ice Characteristics via Observing System Simulation Experiments, Submitted to the cryosphere
Riedel, C., S.M. Cavallo, J. Anderson: Sensitivity of MPAS-DART analyses and forecasts to assimilation of 2016 NAWDEX special TPV observations, In preparation for Mon. Wea. Rev.
Riedel, C., S.M. Cavallo, J. Anderson, 2022: Diagnosing Biases over the Arctic in an Ensemble-Cycling High-Resolution Global Model, In prep to Mon. Wea. Rev.
Riedel, C., S.M. Cavallo, D.B. Parsons, 2020: Mesoscale prediction in the Antarctic using cycled ensemble data assimilation, Mon. Wea. Rev., https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-20-0009.1
Lillo, S. P., Cavallo, S. M., Parsons, D. B., Riedel, C., 2021: The role of a tropopause polar vortex in the generation of the January 2019 extreme Arctic outbreak. J. Atmos. Sci., doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-20-0285.1.
Parsons, D.B., 22 coauthors, C. Riedel, 10 coauthors, 2017: THORPEX research and the science of prediction. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 98, 807–830, doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-14-00025.1.
Smith, T.M., J. Gao, K.M. Calhoun, D.J. Stensrud, K.L. Manross, K.L. Ortega, C. Fu, D.M. Kingfield, K.L. Elmore, V. Lakshmanan, and C. Riedel, 2014: Examination of a real-time 3DVAR analysis system in the Hazardous Weather Testbed. Wea. Forecasting, 29, 63–77, doi:10.1175/WAF-D-13-00044.1.
2020 NCAR ASP Postdoctoral Fellowship
2019 Cyclone Workshop Student Travel Scholarship
2019 Outstanding Student Presentation Award
Presentation given at AMS Conference on Polar and Oceanography