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Dr Jonathan Fairman

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Bio

<p>Jonathan Fairman is a postdoctoral research associate in the Centre for Atmospheric Science in the School of Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences at the University of Manchester.&nbsp; During his time at the University of Manchester, he has taught courses in introductory earth science and meteorology.</p> <p>Jonathan was born in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, and received his BS and MS degrees in Atmospheric Science from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.&nbsp; He then received his PhD in Atmospheric Science from The University of Alabama in Huntsville where he was a recipient of the NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship for work studying the impact of land cover change on the glacial environment of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.</p> <p>Jonathan’s research at the University of Manchester involves forming climatologies of the occurrence of quasi-stationary linear rainfall using feature-based detection techniques for the United Kingdom and the United States, as well as other research utilizing atmospheric and climate models and reanalysis, specializing in analysis of large datasets.&nbsp; He is the principal modeler behind both BuildYourOwnEarth.com and ManUniCast.com, which are tools designed to aid earth science students in understanding results from numerical model data.</p>

Courses

Our Earth: Its Climate, History, and Processes

Our Earth: Its Climate, History, and Processes