Dr. Meta E Sienkiewicz

Dr. Meta E Sienkiewicz

  • 301.614.6206 | 301.614.6297
  • NASA/GSFC
  • Mail Code: 610.1
  • Greenbelt , MD 20771
  • Employer: SCIENCE SYSTEMS AND APPLICATIONS INC
  • Positions/Employment

    2/2012 - Present

    Chief Research Scientist

    SSAI, Global Modeling and Assimilation Office, NASA Goddard
    6/1993 - 1/2012

    Support Scientist

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), Global Modeling and Assmilation Office, NASA GSFC Data Assimilation Office, NASA GSFC
    5/1991 - 5/1993

    Resident Research Associate

    National Research Council, Data Assimilation Office, NASA GSFC

    Education

    1991 Ph.D., Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, Norman Oklahoma
    1981 M.S., Meteorology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
    1979 B.S, Meteorology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas  (High Honors)

    Professional Societies

    American Meteorological Society, 1978 - Present
    American Geophysical Union, 1999 - Present

    Publications

    Refereed

    Gelaro, R., W. McCarty, M. J. Suárez, et al. R. Todling, A. Molod, L. Takacs, C. Randles, A. Darmenov, M. G. Bosilovich, R. Reichle, K. Wargan, L. Coy, R. Cullather, C. Draper, S. Akella, V. Buchard, A. Conaty, A. da Silva, W. Gu, G.-K. Kim, R. Koster, R. Lucchesi, D. Merkova, J. E. Nielsen, G. Partyka, S. Pawson, W. Putman, M. Rienecker, S. D. Schubert, M. Sienkiewicz, and B. Zhao. 2017. "The Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications, Version 2 (MERRA-2)." Journal of Climate, 30: 5419–5454 [10.1175/jcli-d-16-0758.1]

    Errico, R. M., R. Yang, N. C. Prive, et al. K.-S. Tai, R. Todling, M. E. Sienkiewicz, and J. Guo. 2013. "Development and validation of observing-system simulation experiments at NASA's Global Modeling and Assimilation Office." Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc., 139 (674): 1162-1178 [10.1002/qj.2027]

    Rienecker, M. M., M. J. Suarez, R. Gelaro, et al. R. Todling, J. Bacmeister, E. Liu, M. G. Bosilovich, S. D. Schubert, L. Takacs, G.-K. Kim, S. Bloom, J. Chen, D. Collins, A. Conaty, A. da Silva, W. Gu, J. Joiner, R. D. Koster, R. Lucchesi, A. Molod, T. Owens, S. Pawson, P. Pegion, C. R. Redder, R. H. Reichle, F. R. Robertson, A. G. Ruddick, M. Sienkiewicz, and J. Woollen. 2011. "MERRA: NASA’s Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications." J. Climate, 24 (14): 3624-3648 [10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00015.1]

    Cohn, S. E., A. Da Silva, J. Guo, M. Sienkiewicz, and D. Lamich. 1998. "Assessing the Effects of Data Selection with the DAO Physical-Space Statistical Analysis System*." Monthly Weather Review, 126 (11): 2913--2926.

    Sienkiewicz, M. E., and J. Pfaendtner. 1997. "Assimilation Variability in the GEOS-1 Data Assimilation System." Monthly Weather Review, 125 (4): 560-571 [10.1175/1520-0493(1997)125<0560:avitgd>2.0.co;2]

    Non-Refereed

    Mccarty, W. R., L. Coy, R. Gelaro, et al. A. Huang, D. Merkova, E. B. Smith, M. E. Sienkiewicz, and K. Wargan. 2016. "MERRA-2 Input Observations: Summary and Assessment." Technical Report Series on Global Modeling and Data Assimilation 46 (NASA/TM–2016-104606):

    Publications

    Refereed

    Gelaro, R., W. McCarty, M. J. Suárez, et al. R. Todling, A. Molod, L. Takacs, C. Randles, A. Darmenov, M. G. Bosilovich, R. Reichle, K. Wargan, L. Coy, R. Cullather, C. Draper, S. Akella, V. Buchard, A. Conaty, A. da Silva, W. Gu, G.-K. Kim, R. Koster, R. Lucchesi, D. Merkova, J. E. Nielsen, G. Partyka, S. Pawson, W. Putman, M. Rienecker, S. D. Schubert, M. Sienkiewicz, and B. Zhao. 2017. "The Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications, Version 2 (MERRA-2)." Journal of Climate 30 5419–5454 [10.1175/jcli-d-16-0758.1]

    Errico, R. M., R. Yang, N. C. Prive, et al. K.-S. Tai, R. Todling, M. E. Sienkiewicz, and J. Guo. 2013. "Development and validation of observing-system simulation experiments at NASA's Global Modeling and Assimilation Office." Q.J.R. Meteorol. Soc. 139 (674): 1162-1178 [10.1002/qj.2027]

    Rienecker, M. M., M. J. Suarez, R. Gelaro, et al. R. Todling, J. Bacmeister, E. Liu, M. G. Bosilovich, S. D. Schubert, L. Takacs, G.-K. Kim, S. Bloom, J. Chen, D. Collins, A. Conaty, A. da Silva, W. Gu, J. Joiner, R. D. Koster, R. Lucchesi, A. Molod, T. Owens, S. Pawson, P. Pegion, C. R. Redder, R. H. Reichle, F. R. Robertson, A. G. Ruddick, M. Sienkiewicz, and J. Woollen. 2011. "MERRA: NASA’s Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis for Research and Applications." J. Climate 24 (14): 3624-3648 [10.1175/JCLI-D-11-00015.1]

    Cohn, S. E., A. Da Silva, J. Guo, M. Sienkiewicz, and D. Lamich. 1998. "Assessing the Effects of Data Selection with the DAO Physical-Space Statistical Analysis System*." Monthly Weather Review 126 (11): 2913--2926

    Sienkiewicz, M. E., and J. Pfaendtner. 1997. "Assimilation Variability in the GEOS-1 Data Assimilation System." Monthly Weather Review 125 (4): 560-571 [10.1175/1520-0493(1997)125<0560:avitgd>2.0.co;2]

    Non-Refereed

    Mccarty, W. R., L. Coy, R. Gelaro, et al. A. Huang, D. Merkova, E. B. Smith, M. E. Sienkiewicz, and K. Wargan. 2016. "MERRA-2 Input Observations: Summary and Assessment." Technical Report Series on Global Modeling and Data Assimilation 46 (NASA/TM–2016-104606):

                                                                                                                                                                                            
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