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Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Ocean and Climate Physics
202 Monell
61 Route 9W - PO Box 1000


Fields of interest: 
Drought, Hydroclimate, Food Security

I use remote sensing observations, in-situ measurements and model simulations to understand hydroclimate dynamics and the associated implications for agriculture and food security


List of degrees from highest to lowest:
B.S. / M.S.E. of Environmental Engineering
Johns Hopkins University
Honors & Awards: 
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Referenced in the Following News Items:

Selected Publications:

Trans-Pacific ENSO teleconnections pose a correlated risk to agriculture Anderson, Weston; Seager, Richard; Baethgen, Walter; Cane, Mark Agriculture and Forest Meteorology Volume: 262 (2018)
Crop production variability in North and South America forced by life-cycles of the El Niño Southern Oscillation Anderson, Weston; Seager, Richard; Baethgen, Walter; Cane, Mark Agricultural and Forest Meteorology (2017) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.03.008
Life cycles of agriculturally relevant ENSO teleconnections in North and South America Anderson, Weston; Seager, Richard; Baethgen, Walter; Cane, Mark International Journal of Climatology (2016) 10.1002/joc.4916
An analysis of methodological and spatial differences in global cropping systems models and maps Anderson, W.; You, L; Wood, S.; Wood-Sichra, U.; and Wu, W. Global Ecology and Biogeography 10/2014 (2014) DOI: 10.1111/geb.12243
Towards an integrated soil moisture drought monitor for East Africa Anderson, W.; Zaitchik, B.; Hain, C.; Anderson, M.; Yilmaz, M. T.; Mecikalski, J.; and Schultz, L. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 08/2012 (2012) doi:10.5194/hess-16-2893-2012