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Dr. Yelena L. Pichugina is a Research Scientist at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES), University of Colorado, affiliated with the Atmospheric Remote Sensing Group (ARS) of the Chemical Sciences Laboratory (CSL), Earth System Research Laboratories (ESRL), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Boulder, Colorado. She joined ARS group in 1998 from the Central Asia Hydro-Meteorology Research Institute (SANIGMI) in Tashkent Uzbekistan, with 20 years of experience in remote sensing of snow and water resources in the Central Asia mountain region.
Ph. D, Engineering-Technical Sciences. Academy of Science, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
MS, Remote Sensing, Novosibirsk, Russia
BS, Physics, Tashkent State University, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
The major research of Dr. Pichugina focuses on remote-sensing of the boundary layer and applications of Doppler lidar measurements to study dynamic atmospheric processes including turbulence, low-level jets, and wind turbine wake effect. During the past decade, her research has emphasized applications of Doppler lidar measurements for validation and improvement of numerical weather prediction (NWP) model forecasts in complex terrain and offshore.
last modified: May 06, 2020