Maria Gehne

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Research Associate


Atmosphere-Ocean Processes




(303) 497-4347

Research Interests

  • Weather and Climate Variability
  • Convectively Coupled Equatorial Waves
  • Stochastic Models
  • Scale Interactions
  • Predictability


  • Ph.D., Mathematics and Atmosphere Ocean Science, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, NYU, May 2012
  • M.Sc., Mathematics, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Aug 2007

Selected Publications

  • Gehne, M., T. M. Hamill, G. T. Bates, P. Pegion, and W. Kolczynski, 2019: Land Surface Parameter and State Perturbations in the Global Ensemble Forecast System. Mon. Wea. Rev., 147, 1319–1340,
  • Dias, J., M. Gehne, G. N. Kiladis, N. Sakaeda, P. Bechtold, and T. Haiden, 2018: Equatorial Waves and the Skill of NCEP and ECMWF Numerical Weather Prediction Systems. Mon. Wea. Rev., 146, 1763–1784,
  • Maria Gehne, Thomas M Hamill, George N. Kiladis and Kevin E. Trenberth, (2016): Comparison of Global Precipitation Estimates across a Range of Temporal and Spatial Scales. Journal of Climate. DOI:
  • Maria Gehne, Richard Kleeman and Kevin E. Trenberth (2014): Irregularity and decadal variation in ENSO: A simplified model based on Principal Oscillation Patterns. Climate Dynamics DOI: 10.1007/s00382-014-2108-6
  • Maria Gehne and Richard Kleeman, (2012): Spectral analysis of tropical atmospheric dynamical variables using a linear shallow water modal decomposition. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Volume 69, Issue 7, pp. 2300-2316. DOI: