Melissa Wrzesien

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Melissa Wrzesien

  • ASSOCIATE SCIENTIST
  • 919.624.3495 | 111.111.1111
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 617
  • COLUMBIA , MD 21044
  • Employer: UNIVERSITIES SPACE RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
  • Brief Bio

    Dr. Melissa Wrzesien is currently an Associate Scientist in the Hydrological Sciences Lab at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center working with the Land Information System (LIS) team. Melissa received her BS in Environmental Science and Applied Mathematics from the University of North Carolina in 2013. She completed her PhD in Earth Sciences from the Ohio State University in 2018. Melissa started at GSFC in 2020.

    Positions/Employment

    2020 - Present

    Associate Scientist

    Hydrological Sciences Lab, NASA GSFC, GESTAR/Universities Space Research Association (USRA), Greenbelt, MD
    2018 - 2020

    Postdoctoral Researcher

    Global Hydrology Labratory, Department of Geological Sciences, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

    Education

    Ph.D. in Earth Sciences, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 2018

    B.S. in Environmental Sciences and Applied Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2013

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Kim, R., S. Kumar, C. Vuyovich, et al. P. Houser, J. Lundquist, L. Mudryk, M. Durand, A. Barros, E. J. Kim, B. A. Forman, E. D. Gutmann, M. L. Wrzesien, C. Garnaud, M. Sandells, H.-P. Marshall, N. Cristea, J. M. Pflug, J. Johnston, Y. Cao, D. Mocko, and S. Wang. 2021. "Snow Ensemble Uncertainty Project (SEUP): quantification of snow water equivalent uncertainty across North America via ensemble land surface modeling." The Cryosphere, 15 (2): 771-791 [10.5194/tc-15-771-2021]

    Brief Bio

    Dr. Melissa Wrzesien is currently an Associate Scientist in the Hydrological Sciences Lab at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center working with the Land Information System (LIS) team. Melissa received her BS in Environmental Science and Applied Mathematics from the University of North Carolina in 2013. She completed her PhD in Earth Sciences from the Ohio State University in 2018. Melissa started at GSFC in 2020.

    Selected Publications

    Refereed

    Kim, R., S. Kumar, C. Vuyovich, et al. P. Houser, J. Lundquist, L. Mudryk, M. Durand, A. Barros, E. J. Kim, B. A. Forman, E. D. Gutmann, M. L. Wrzesien, C. Garnaud, M. Sandells, H.-P. Marshall, N. Cristea, J. M. Pflug, J. Johnston, Y. Cao, D. Mocko, and S. Wang. 2021. "Snow Ensemble Uncertainty Project (SEUP): quantification of snow water equivalent uncertainty across North America via ensemble land surface modeling." The Cryosphere 15 (2): 771-791 [10.5194/tc-15-771-2021]

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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