Samuel Bartusek

Graduate Student, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES), Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO), Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Affiliated with: Ocean and Climate Physics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

61 Route 9W
Palisades, NY 10964


Sam is a Ph.D. candidate working with Mingfang Ting and Yutian Wu. He studies climate and atmospheric dynamics, with a focus on extreme heat events and their physical causes. His work also involves atmospheric chemistry and the intersection between extreme heat and surface air pollution.


Bartusek, S. T., Seo, H., Ummenhofer, C. C., & Steffen, J. (2021). The role of nearshore airā€sea interactions for landfalling atmospheric rivers on the US West Coast. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(6), e2020GL091388.