International Atmospheric Rivers Conference 2024

Michelle Maclennan is a PhD candidate in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder. Her research focuses on Atmospheric Rivers and extreme weather events, and their past and future impacts on the surface of the Antarctic ice sheet.

Luca Delle Monache is the Deputy Director of the Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes (CW3E), Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego. Dr. Delle Monache oversees the Center’s atmospheric river science, field research, supercomputing, modeling, data assimilation, postprocessing and artificial intelligence, subseasonal-to-seasonal predictions, and hydrology, with the goal of maintaining state-of-the-art models and tools while actively exploring innovative algorithms and approaches.

Michael Anderson is the State Climatologist for California, a collaborative position between the State and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide climate data services for California. He also manages the State’s Atmospheric River Research Program and serves as a subject matter expert on climate for DWR and other State agencies.

Anna M. Wilson is the Field Research Manager with the Center for Western Weather and Water Extremes at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Her responsibilities include overseeing ground-based field programs in California, in support of Research and Operations partnerships such as Forecast Informed Reservoir Operations, and coordinating Atmospheric River Reconnaissance.