Gary S Partyka

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Gary S Partyka

  • PROGRAMMER/ANALYST
  • 301.614.5879 | 301.614.6297
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 610.1
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: SCIENCE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS INC
  • Brief Bio

    EDUCATION
    University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 2000
    M.S., Atmospheric Science
    Thesis: Implementation of a Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction Model – MM5
    Advisor: D. L. Zhang

    Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 1996
    B.S., Meteorology

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    SSAI 2000-Present
    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

    Senior Science Researcher
    NASA/GSFC Global Modeling and Assimilation Office

    Howard University 2004
    Washington, DC

    Instructor
    Department of Atmospheric Sciences

    National Weather Service 1994-1996
    Miami, Florida

    Forecaster Meteorologist

    PUBLICATIONS

    Molod A, Partyka G. IMPACT OF LIMITING OCEAN ROUGHNESS ON GEOS-5 AGCM TROPICAL CYCLONE FORECASTS. Geophys. Res. Lett. 2013;40 (2):411-416.

    Reichle R, Liu Q, Koster R, Draper C, Mahanama S, Partyka, G LAND SURFACE PRECIPITATION IN MERRA-2. Journal of Climate

    AWARDS

    GMAO Annual Excellence Awards (2015, 2014, 2012)

    GMAO Special Recognition Award on “Tropical cyclone vortex relocation in NASA/NOAA" (2011)

    DAO/SRT outstanding Performance Award for “Important contributions to the development and application of innovative data processing and analysis techniques in support of the FvDAS and GEOS validation efforts.” (2008)

    Citation indices All Since 2011
    Citations 13 13
    h-index 2 2
    i10-index 1 1

    Publications

    Refereed

    Reale, O., D. Achuthavarier, M. Fuentes, W. M. Putman, and G. Partyka. 2017. "Tropical Cyclones in the 7km NASA Global Nature Run for use in Observing System Simulation Experiments." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 34 (1): 73-100 [10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0094.1]

    Non-Refereed

    Bosilovich, M. G., S. R. Akella, L. Coy, et al. R. I. Cullather, C. S. Draper, R. Gelaro, R. M. Kovach, Q. Liu, A. M. Molod, P. M. Norris, K. Wargan, C. Yang, R. H. Reichle, L. L. Takacs, Y. V. Vikhliaev, S. C. Bloom, A. Collow, S. Firth, G. J. Labow, G. S. Partyka, S. Pawson, O. Reale, S. D. Schubert, and M. J. Suarez. 2015. "MERRA-2: Initial Evaluation of the Climate." NASA Technical Report Series on Global Modeling and Data Assimilation 43 (NASA/TM–2015–10): 139 pp.

    Gelaro, R., W. M. Putman, S. Pawson, et al. C. S. Draper, A. M. Molod, P. M. Norris, L. E. Ott, N. C. Privé, O. Reale, D. Achuthavarier, M. G. Bosilovich, V. J. Buchard, W. C. Chao, L. Coy, R. I. Cullather, A. M. Da Silva, A. S. Darmenov, R. M. Errico, M. Fuentes, M.-J. Kim, R. D. Koster, W. R. Mccarty, J. Nattala, G. S. Partyka, S. D. Schubert, G. R. Vernieres, Y. V. Vikhliaev, and K. Wargan. 2015. "Evaluation of the 7-km GEOS-5 Nature Run." NASA Technical Report Series on Global Modeling and Data Assimilation 36 (NASA/TM-2014-104606):

    Brief Bio

    EDUCATION
    University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 2000
    M.S., Atmospheric Science
    Thesis: Implementation of a Mesoscale Numerical Weather Prediction Model – MM5
    Advisor: D. L. Zhang

    Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 1996
    B.S., Meteorology

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

    SSAI 2000-Present
    NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD

    Senior Science Researcher
    NASA/GSFC Global Modeling and Assimilation Office

    Howard University 2004
    Washington, DC

    Instructor
    Department of Atmospheric Sciences

    National Weather Service 1994-1996
    Miami, Florida

    Forecaster Meteorologist

    PUBLICATIONS

    Molod A, Partyka G. IMPACT OF LIMITING OCEAN ROUGHNESS ON GEOS-5 AGCM TROPICAL CYCLONE FORECASTS. Geophys. Res. Lett. 2013;40 (2):411-416.

    Reichle R, Liu Q, Koster R, Draper C, Mahanama S, Partyka, G LAND SURFACE PRECIPITATION IN MERRA-2. Journal of Climate

    AWARDS

    GMAO Annual Excellence Awards (2015, 2014, 2012)

    GMAO Special Recognition Award on “Tropical cyclone vortex relocation in NASA/NOAA" (2011)

    DAO/SRT outstanding Performance Award for “Important contributions to the development and application of innovative data processing and analysis techniques in support of the FvDAS and GEOS validation efforts.” (2008)

    Citation indices All Since 2011
    Citations 13 13
    h-index 2 2
    i10-index 1 1

    Publications

    Refereed

    Reale, O., D. Achuthavarier, M. Fuentes, W. M. Putman, and G. Partyka. 2017. "Tropical Cyclones in the 7km NASA Global Nature Run for use in Observing System Simulation Experiments." Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 34 (1): 73-100 [10.1175/JTECH-D-16-0094.1]

    Non-Refereed

    Bosilovich, M. G., S. R. Akella, L. Coy, et al. R. I. Cullather, C. S. Draper, R. Gelaro, R. M. Kovach, Q. Liu, A. M. Molod, P. M. Norris, K. Wargan, C. Yang, R. H. Reichle, L. L. Takacs, Y. V. Vikhliaev, S. C. Bloom, A. Collow, S. Firth, G. J. Labow, G. S. Partyka, S. Pawson, O. Reale, S. D. Schubert, and M. J. Suarez. 2015. "MERRA-2: Initial Evaluation of the Climate." NASA Technical Report Series on Global Modeling and Data Assimilation 43 (NASA/TM–2015–10) 139 pp.

    Gelaro, R., W. M. Putman, S. Pawson, et al. C. S. Draper, A. M. Molod, P. M. Norris, L. E. Ott, N. C. Privé, O. Reale, D. Achuthavarier, M. G. Bosilovich, V. J. Buchard, W. C. Chao, L. Coy, R. I. Cullather, A. M. Da Silva, A. S. Darmenov, R. M. Errico, M. Fuentes, M.-J. Kim, R. D. Koster, W. R. Mccarty, J. Nattala, G. S. Partyka, S. D. Schubert, G. R. Vernieres, Y. V. Vikhliaev, and K. Wargan. 2015. "Evaluation of the 7-km GEOS-5 Nature Run." NASA Technical Report Series on Global Modeling and Data Assimilation 36 (NASA/TM-2014-104606):

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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