Dr. Ankur R. Desai

Ankur Desai

ATTENTION: Ankur Desai is on sabbatical leave from the UW-Madison from August 2013 until August 2014. Temporary contact information below. Email is still the best way to contact.

  • Ankur Desai
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
  • Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU)
  • Kreuzeckbahnstra▀e 19
  • 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen GERMANY
  • Mobile: +49-152-36773296 Office: +49-8821-183-101 Room 230
  • Email: desai@aos.wisc.edu Skype: ankur.r.desai

Associate Professor, Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences, UW-Madison

Faculty affiliate, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies: Center for Climatic Research (CCR) and Center for Sustainability and Global Environment (SAGE)

Faculty affiliate, College of Engineering, Limnology and Marine Science

Ph.D. Meteorology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 2006

M.A. Geography, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN, 2000

B.A. Environmental Studies, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, 1997

B.A. Computer Science, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, 1997

  • How are the exchanges of carbon dioxide, water vapor and methane between ecosystems and the atmosphere mediated by land cover change, complex terrain, forest management, and disturbance?
  • Can global climate and ecosystem models adequately explain regional carbon exchange in complex regions?
  • When do variations in soil moisture and land cover affect the atmospheric boundary layer, dynamics of the hydrologic cycle, cloud formation, and precipitation?

These are the kinds of questions that I work on in my research. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

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Contact:

Ankur R. Desai
Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI 53706 USA
Tel: +1-608-265-9201
Fax: +1-608-262-0166

Email: desai at aos dot wisc dot edu


Keywords: global and regional carbon cycle, micrometeorology, atmospheric boundary-layer, surface-atmosphere trace gas exchange, hydrologic cycle, remote sensing, forest ecology, soil-vegetation-atmosphere continuum, biogeochemistry, human-society-environment relations, climate change

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