I'm a fifth-year Ph.D. student at Columbia University/Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, pursuing a degree in Earth and Environmental Sciences.
I'm interested in paleoclimate/paleoceanography study. My advisor is professor Jerry F. McManus. My doctoral research involves the sedimentary reconstruction of ocean circulation and climate instability. The Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (AMOC) exerts considerable influence over the climate via heat redistribution and carbon storage. The AMOC did not remain stable during the last glacial cycle, but instead varied repeatedly along with the regional and global climate. My research focuses on the cause and response of the AMOC perturbations.
My past research activities include Suess Effect in benthic forams (with Delia Oppo and Jake Gebbie, WHOI), mid-Holocene ENSO variation using forward modeling (with Julien Emile-Geay, USC), and mass balance and isostasy modeling (with Scott Paterson, USC).