Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan

FACULTY


Ángel Adames-Corraliza
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Ángel F. Adames-Corraliza

Assistant Professor

Email: afadames@umich.edu
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Education

Ph.D. Atmospheric Sciences University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA 

M.S. Atmospheric Sciences, 2013 University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA 

B.S. Physics, Summa Cum Laude, 2010 University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez, Mayagüez, PR, USA, Enrico Fermi Medal, highest graduating GPA in Physics

Research

  • Tropical Meteorology
  • Atmospheric dynamics
  • General circulation of the atmosphere

Specializations and Research Interests

  • Madden-Julian Oscillation
  • Monsoon Depressions 
  • Tropical Waves
  • ENSO
  • Tropical-Extratropical teleconnections 
  • Theory of tropical motions
  • Tropical Precipitation
  • Feedbacks between moisture, convection and the large-scale circulation
  • Modeling of the tropics 
  • Climate change

Honors, Awards and Accomplishments

  • UW GO-MAP Stroum Minority Fellowship, 2015.
  • Best student oral presentation, AMS 18th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction, Boston, MA. 
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP) Fellow, 2011-2014.
  • NSF travel fellow for DYNAMO field campaign, 2011.

Publications

Submitted/ In Press

Adames, Á. F., D. Kim, A. H. Sobel, A. Del Genio, and J. Wu (2017) Characterization of moist processes associated with changes in the propagation of the MJO with increasing CO2, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst, Revised.

Lutsko, N. J. and Á. F. Adames (2017) Equatorial Superrotation During Strong La Niña Events, Geophys. Res. Lett., Submitted.

Jiang , X., Á. F. Adames, M. Zhao, D. Waliser, and E. Maloney: A Unified Moisture Mode Framework for Seasonality of the Madden-Julian Oscillation. J. Climate, Submitted

Adames, Á. F. and Y. Ming: Moisture-vortex instability and the growth of South Asian monsoon low-pressure systems, J. Atmos. Sci., Submitted

Adames, Á. F. and Y. Ming: Moisture and moist static energy budgets of South Asian monsoon depressions in GFDL AM4.0, J. Atmos. Sci., Submitted.

2017

Adames, Á.F., D. Kim, A. H. Sobel, A. Del Genio, and J. Wu (2017) Changes in the structure and propagation of the MJO with increasing CO2, J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst., 9, doi:10.1002/2017MS000913.

Adames, Á.F. and J.M. Wallace (2017). On the Tropical Atmospheric Signature of El Niño, J. Atmos. Sci., 74, 1923–1939, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-16-0309.1

Adames, Á.F. (2017) Precipitation budget of the Madden-Julian Oscillation, J. Atmos. Sci., 74, 1799–1817, doi: 10.1175/JAS-D-16-0242.1.

2016

Adames, Á.F., J.M. Wallace and J.M. Monteiro (2016). Seasonality of the structure and propagation characteristics of the MJO, J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 3511-3526.

Adames, Á.F. and D. Kim (2016). The MJO as a dispersive, convectively coupled moisture wave: theory and observations, J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 913–941

2015

Adames, Á.F. and J.M. Wallace (2015). Three-dimensional structure and evolution of the moisture field in the MJO, J. Atmos. Sci., 72, 3733–3754

2014

Monteiro, J.M, Á.F. Adames, J.M. Wallace and J.S. Sukhatme (2014). Interpreting the upper-level structure of the MJO, Geophys. Res. Lett., 1944-8007, doi:10.1002/2014GL062518

Adames, Á.F. and J.M. Wallace (2014). Three-dimensional structure and evolution of the vertical velocity and divergence fields in the MJO, J. Atmos. Sci.., 71, 4661−4681. JAS-D-14-0091.1

Adames, Á.F. and J.M. Wallace (2014). Three-dimensional structure and evolution of the MJO and its relation to the mean flow, 71, 2007-2026. , doi:10.1175/JASD-13-0254.1 (Among top ten most read JAS articles of 2014-2015.)

Adames, Á.F. , J. Patoux and R.C. Foster (2014). The contribution of extratropical waves to the MJO wind field, J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 155−176., doi:10.1175/JAS-D-13-084.1.

2011

Adames, Á.F. , M. Reynolds, A. Smirnov, D.S. Covert and T.P. Ackerman (2011). Comparison of MODIS ocean aerosol retrievals with ship-based Sun photometer mea- surements from the Around the America’s expedition, J. Geophys. Res., 116, D16303, doi:10.1029/2010JD015440 .

In Preparation

Rushley, S. S., D. Kim and Á.F. Adames: Changes in the MJO under the greenhouse gas-induced warming in CMIP5 models, J. Climate, In Prep.

Zhang, C., Adames, Á.F. , B. Khouider, B. Wang and D. Yang (2017) Theories of the Madden-Julian Oscillation, Rev. Geophys., In Prep.

Book Chapter

Adames, Á.F. and J.M. Wallace: The planetary-scale structure of the Madden-Julian Oscillation, The Global Monsoon Systems, Vol. 3, World Scientific Accepted.

Web-Based Article

Adames, Á.F. (2015) Understanding the structure of the Madden-Julian Oscillation, Down to Earth, Physics Today, Publ. June 2015.

Updated: 2017-11-26