Robert W. Grumbine
301-763-8133 x7214
Robert.Grumbine@noaa.gov

Education
1989 PhD University of Chicago - Geophysical Sciences
Thesis: Formation of High Salinity Shelf Water on Polar Continental Shelves
1987 MS University of Chicago - Geophysical Sciences
Thesis: Tidal analysis of currents in the Ross Sea, Antarctica
1985 BS Northwestern University - Applied Mathematics
Area of Application: Astrophysics
Honors Project: Glaciology

Professional Activities, Honors, and Awards
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1996-1999 Polar DAAC Advisory Group, Member
1996-2000 NCEP Liason to SHEBA (Surface Heat Budget of the Arctic) field experiment
1995-1997 Interagency SAR Working Group, Member
1994-1997 AMS STAC on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, Member
1994-1995 RADARSAT Geophysical Processing System Advisory Panel, Member
1994 NSF Antarctic panel review
1993 NSF Antarctic panel review
1990-1991 UCAR Postdoctoral Fellow in Ocean Modelling
1990- Chi Epsilon Pi Meteorology Honor Society, Member
1986- American Geophysical Union, Member
1985- American Meteorological Society, Member
1985 IEEE Chapter Leadership and Service Award
1984- Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society, Member

Selected Publications
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Grumbine, R. W., Ocean Modeling Branch and the Web, OMB Tech Note 187, 13 pp., 2000.

Grumbine, R. W., OMB C++ Class Library Descriptions, OMB Tech. Note 186, 2000.

Grumbine, R. W., C++ for Ocean Modeling Branch Consideration, OMB Tech. Note 185, 23 pp., 2000.

Bromwich, D. H., R. I. Cullather, and R. W. Grumbine, An Assessment of the NCEP Operational Global Spectral Model Forecasts and Analyses for Antarctic during FROST, Weather and Forecasting, 14, 835-850, 1999.

Hines, K. M., R. W. Grumbine, D. H. Bromwich, and R. I. Cullather, Surface Energy Balance of the NCEP MRF and NCEP-NCAR Reanalysis in Antarctic Latitudes during FROST, Weather and Forecasting, 14, 851-866, 1999.

Grumbine, R. W. Virtual Floe Ice Drift Model Intercomparison Weather and Forecasting, 13, 886-890, 1998.

Randall, David, Judith Curry, David Battisti, Gregory Flato, Robert Grumbine, Sirpa Hakkinen, Doug Martinson, Ruth Preller, John Walsh, John Weatherly, Status of and Outlook for Large-Scale Modeling of Atmosphere-Ice-Ocean Interactions in the Arctic, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 79, 197-219, 1998.

Cullather, R. I., D. H. Bromwich, and R. W. Grumbine Validation of Operational Numerical Analyses in Antarctic Latitudes, J. Geophys. Res., 102, 13,761-13,784, 1997.

Grumbine, Robert W. Sea ice prediction environment: Documentation OMB Tech. Note 121, 34 pp., 1996.

Grumbine, Robert W. Automated Passive Microwave Sea Ice Concentration Analysis at NCEP OMB Tech. Note 120, 13 pp., 1996.

Grumbine, Robert W. NCEP Notes: Virtual Floe Ice Drift Forecast Model Intercomparison OMB Tech. Note 114, 22 pp., 1996.

Grumbine, Robert W. Sea Ice Forecast Model Intercomparison: Selecting a Base Model for NCEP Sea Ice Modelling OMB Tech Note 115, 15 pp., 1995.

Grumbine, Robert W. Inferring Sea Ice Thickness From Sea Ice Concentration, Oral Presentation, Fourth Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, January, 1995.

Grumbine, Robert W. NMC Notes: A Sea-ice albedo experiment with the NMC Medium Range Forecast Model, Weather and Forecasting, 9, 453-456, 1994.

Grumbine, Robert W. The thermodynamic predictability of sea ice , J. Glaciology, 40, 277-282, 1994.

Grumbine, Robert W. Abstract: Inferring Sea Ice Thickness from sea ice concentration, EOS, 74, p. 93, 1994. Oral Presentation, AGU Ocean Sciences Meeting.

Grumbine, Robert W. Sea ice prediction physics NMC Technical Note, NMC Office Note 396, 41 pp., 1993.

Grumbine, Robert W. The Thermodynamic Predictability of Sea Ice, Oral Presentation, AMS Third Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography, 1992.

Grumbine, Robert W. A model of the formation of high-salinity shelf water on polar continental shelves, J. Geophys. Res., 96, 22,049-22,062, 1991.

Grumbine, Robert W. A model for polar continental shelf water mass modification, Annals of Glaciology, 14, 337, 1990.

Grumbine, Robert W. Model Study of Antarctic deep water formation during the last 20 ky, EOS, 70, 1990.

Grumbine, Robert W. Formation of high salinity shelf water on polar continental shelves, Ph.D. Thesis, The University of Chicago, 80 pp., 1989.

Grumbine, Robert W. Identification of significant oscillations in Ross Sea current meter data, M.S. Thesis, The University of Chicago, 41 pp., 1987.

G. Edward Birchfield and Grumbine, Robert W. "Slow" Physics of large continental ice sheets and underlying bedrock and its relation to the Pleistocene ice ages, J. Geophys. Res., 90, 11,294-11,302, 1985.


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