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Education
MPhil in Earth and Environmental Sciences
2011 - 2015
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University
MSci in Physical Oceanography
2007 - 2011
Southampton University
Experiences
Graduate Research Fellow
2011 - present
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University
Worked under supervision of Dr. Christopher Zappa on a variety of projects.
Teaching Assistant
2012 - 2015
Columbia University
Air-Sea Interaction; Introduction to Physical Oceanography; The Climate System; Introduction to Atmospheric Science.
Teaching Assistant
2010 - 2011
Southampton University
Quantitative Earth and Ocean Science.
Research Assistant
2019 - 2010
Hurricane Modeling Lab at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami
Analyzed ocean model (HYCOM, 3D PWP) output and compared them to satellite data (TMI and AMSR-E, Ssalto/Duacs) and in situ AXBT measurements collected during the Impacts of Typhoons on the Ocean in the Pacific field campaign; oceanographic properties analyzed: sea surface height, sea surface temperature, mixed layer depth, ocean heat content, and currents. Developed storm relative quadrant analysis to quantify asymmetry of response. In charge of automated real-time hurricane tracks KML file generation for in-bedded Google map display on lab website during the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season.
Publications
Zappa, C.J., M.L. Banner, R.P. Morison and S.E. Brumer (2016). On the variation of the effective breaking strength in oceanic sea states. JPO, 46(7), 2049-2061, doi:10.1175/JPO-D-15-0227.1. [PDF] Brumer S.E., C.J. Zappa, S.P. Anderson and J.P. Dugan (2016). Riverine Skin Temperature Response to Subsurface Processes in Low Wind Speeds, J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 121, doi:10.1002/2015JC010746. [PDF]
In Review
Brumer, S.E. et al. On the dependence of whitecap coverage on environmental parameters observed during HiWinGS and SO GasEx. JPO. Brumer, S.E. et al., Wave-related Reynolds number parameterizations of CO2 and DMS transfer velocities. GRL.
In Preparation
Brumer, S.E. et al. Wave breaking and sea state dependence of gas transfer of varying solubility. Brooks I.M., S.E. Brumer et al. A comparison of modelled and observed wave spectra during the High Wind Gas Exchange Study. Blomquist B., C.Fairall, B.Huebert, S.E. Brumer et al. Air-sea transfer of CO2 and DMS under high wind speed conditions: results from the High Wind speed Gas exchange Study
Fellowships and Awards
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Seal of Excellence
2017
European Commission
For the proposal: Surface Wave Impact on the Air-Sea Carbon Flux
Best oral presentation
2015
Annual Meeting of the American Meteorology Society, Phoenix, USA
For the talk: Observations of whitecaps during HiWinGS, their dependence on wave field and relation to gas transfer velocities
Chevron Student Initiative Fund Award
2013
Columbia University
Grant awarded to establish a Weather Station and Air Quality Monitor at LDEO.
Faculty Fellowship
2010 - 2012
Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Award for incoming PhD students in the Departement of Earth and Environmental Sciences.
Programming Skills
OS: Windows, Linux, Unix (Mac, Solaris)
Languages: Matlab, LaTeX, Bash, Perl, kml, Python, Fortran