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Dr. Oliver W. Frauenfeld
Oliver W. Frauenfeld
Phone:
(979) 862.8420
Fax:
(979) 862.4487
Email:
oliverf@geog.tamu.edu
Office:
O&M 814B
Address:

Department of Geography
Texas A&M University
MS 3147
College Station, Texas 77843-3147


Degrees:

Ph.D., Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia
M.S., Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia
B.A., Environmental Sciences and Spanish, University of Virginia

Awards:

Dean's Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching, College of Geosciences, Texas A&M University, 2014

Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence Scholar, College of Geosciences, Texas A&M University, 2013–2014

John Russell Mather Paper of the Year Award, Climate Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers, 2006

Courses:

GEOG 203: Planet Earth

GEOG 324: Global Climatic Regions

GEOG 668: Arctic Climates


Oliver W. Frauenfeld

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Research Interests

  • Climate Change
  • Surface-Atmosphere Interactions
  • High-Latitude Climate
  • Land Cover/Land Use Change
  • Atmospheric Teleconnections
  • Quantitative Methods

Selected Publications

  • Ford, T.W. and O.W. Frauenfeld, 2016: Surface-Atmosphere Moisture Interactions in the Frozen Ground Regions of Eurasia. Scientific Reports, 6, 19163, doi:10.1038/srep19163
  • Chen, L. and O.W. Frauenfeld, 2016: Impacts of Urbanization on Future Climate in China. Climate Dynamics, 47(1), 345-357, doi:10.1007/s00382-015-2840-6
  • Garstang, M., R. E. Davis, K. Leggett, O. W. Frauenfeld, S. Greco, E. Zipser, and M. Petersen, 2014: Response of African elephants (Loxodonta Africana) to seasonal changes in rainfall. PLoS ONE9(10), e108736, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0108736.
  • Chen, L. and O. W. Frauenfeld, 2014: Surface Air Temperature Changes over the 20th and 21st Centuries in China Simulated by 20 CMIP5 Models. Journal of Climate27(11), 3920-3937, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-13-00465.1.
  • Frauenfeld, O. W. and T. Zhang, 2011: An observational 71-year history of seasonally frozen ground changes in the Eurasian high latitudes. Environmental Research Letters6, 044024, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/6/4/044024. [Open Access PDF] [News Article]

Additional Information

Experience

  • Associate Professor of Geography, Texas A&M University, 2016-Present
  • Assistant Professor of Geography, Texas A&M University, 2010–2016
  • Affiliate Scientist, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado, 2010–Present
  • Research Scientist I and II, Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, Division of Cryospheric and Polar Processes, University of Colorado, 2003–2009

 

Affiliations

  • Association of American Geographers, 1999–present
    • Climate Specialty Group, 1999–present
    • Cryosphere Specialty Group, 2004–present
  • American Geophysical Union, 1999–present
  • American Meteorological Society, 1999–present
  • U.S. Permafrost Association, 2003–present

 

Graduate Students

Bradley Barger, M.S. Candidate

Rhett Douris, M.S. Candidate

Hannah Durick, M.S. Candidate

Victoria Ford, PH.D. Candidate

Daniel Schimoler, M.S. Candidate

Daniel Vecellio, Ph.D. Candidate

 

 

 

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