Earth & Planetary Sciences Faculty

Nicole Feldl

Summary of Expertise

Atmospheric Sciences, Climate Dynamics

Biography, Education and Training

Nicole Feldl is a climate scientist and Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Her research focuses on climate feedbacks and climate sensitivity, large-scale atmosphere and ocean circulations, and Arctic amplification of climate change. In 2018, she was awarded an NSF CAREER grant to support her research on polar climate feedbacks and to design and develop a learning game about climate science. Prior to joining the faculty at UC Santa Cruz, she held a postdoctoral fellowship at the California Institute of Technology. She earned a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Washington and additionally holds degrees in Geological Sciences from the University of Colorado and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Selected Publications

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Teaching Interests

EART 12 Intro to Weather and Climate

EART 121 The Atmosphere

EART 124 Modeling Earth's Climate

EART 290L Topics in Climate Change

EART 290M Topics in Atmospheric Science