Dr. Jennifer Nakamura

Pronouns: she/her

Research Scientist, Ocean and Climate Physics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Columbia Climate School

P.O. Box 1000
61 Route 9W
106C Oceanography
Palisades, NY 10964-1000


Only select projects listed below
Name Start Date End Date
Collaborative Research: Hydrological Variability During the Last Millennium from High Resolution Proxies 10/1/10 9/30/14


Only select publications listed below
Name Published Date
A saturated stochastic simulator: synthetic US Gulf coast tropical cyclone precipitation fields 2023
Ocean-forcing of cool season precipitation drives ongoing and future decadal drought in southwestern North America 2023
Impact of flooding on food security across Africa 2022
Mechanisms of a Meteorological Drought Onset: Summer 2020 to Spring 2021 in Southwestern North America 2022
Atmosphere-ocean dynamics of persistent cold states of the tropical Pacific Ocean 2021
Mechanisms of winter precipitation variability in the European-Mediterranean region associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation 2020
Prediction of seasonal meteorological drought onset and termination over the southern Great Plains in the North American Multimodel Ensemble 2020
Climate variability and change of Mediterranean-type climates 2019
Mechanisms of seasonal soil moisture drought onset and termination in the southern Great Plains 2019
Whither the 100th meridian? The once and future physical and human geography of America's arid-humid divide. Part II: The Meridian Moves East 2018
Whither the 100th meridian? The once and future physical and human geography of America's arid-humid divide. Part I: the story so far 2018
Is there a role for human-induced climate change in the precipitation decline that drove the California drought? 2017
Western North Pacific Tropical Cyclone Model Tracks in Present and Future Climates 2017
Causes of the 2011-14 California drought 2015
Climatology, Variability, and Trends in the U.S. Vapor Pressure Deficit, an Important Fire-Related Meteorological Quantity 2015
HITS: Hurricane Intensity and Track Simulator with North Atlantic Ocean Applications for Risk Assessment 2015
Supplemental Data: Climatology, variability and trends in United States vapor pressure deficit, an important fire-related meteorological quantity 2015
Dynamical Causes of the 2010/11 Texas–Northern Mexico Drought 2014
Hydroclimate Variability and Change in the Prairie Pothole Region, the “Duck Factory” of North America 2014
Hydroclimatology of Extreme Precipitation and Floods Originating from the North Atlantic Ocean 2014
Dynamical Structure of Extreme Floods in the U.S. Midwest and the United Kingdom 2013
Projections of declining surface-water availability for the southwestern United States 2013
The 1960s Drought and the Subsequent Shift to a Wetter Climate in the Catskill Mountains Region of the New York City Watershed 2012
Northern Hemisphere winter snow anomalies: ENSO, NAO and the winter of 2009/10 2010
Tropical Oceanic Causes of Interannual to Multidecadal Precipitation Variability in Southeast South America over the Past Century 2010
Classifying North Atlantic Tropical Cyclone Tracks by Mass Moments 2009
Drought in the Southeastern United States: Causes, Variability over the Last Millennium, and the Potential for Future Hydroclimate Change 2009
Mechanisms of Tropical Atlantic SST Influence on North American Precipitation Variability 2009
Mexican drought: an observational modeling and tree ring study of variability and climate change 2009