Post-doctoral Research Scientist
Center for Climatic Research
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Science Bldg.
1225 W. Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53706
Extratropical Rossby waves
Wave-mean flow interactions
Great Lakes water levels
Ph.D. - University of Wisconsin-Madison (2013)
Dissertation: An Investigation of Historical Lake-Atmosphere Interactions in the Great Lakes Basin
M.S. University of Wisconsin - Madison (2010)
Title: Understanding Extreme Precipitation Events in Climate Simulations of the Twentieth and Twenty-first Centuries
B.S. Lake Superior State University (2007)
Holman, K. D., V. Bennington, and M. Notaro (2013): Future hydro-climate projections for the Great Lakes Basin based on CMIP5, in preparation for submission to the
Journal of Great Lakes Research.
Holman, K. D. (2013): An Investigation of Historical Lake-Atmosphere Interactions in the Great Lakes Basin. Ph.D.
Dissertation, University of Wisconsin (USA), 139 pp.
Holman, K. D., D. J. Lorenz, and M. Notaro (2013): Influence of the background state
on Rossby wave propagation into the Great Lakes region based on reanalysis data
and model simulations, J. of Climate, (in review).
T. Holloway and K. D. Holman (2013): Networking for Grad School, Jobs, and
Science - Tips and Frameworks for Undergraduates in Atmospheric Science. 6 pp.
V. Bennington, M. Notaro, and K. D. Holman (2013): Improving climate sensitivity of deep lakes in regional climate models and the impact on
simulated climate, J. of Climate (accepted).
Notaro, M., K. D. Holman, A. Zarrin, E. Fluck, S. Vavrus, and V. Bennington (2012): Influence of the Laurentian Great Lakes on
Regional Climate, J. of Climate, 26 (3), doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00140.1.
Holman, K. D., A. W. Gronewold, M. Notaro, and A. Zarrin (2012): Improving
Historical Precipitation Estimates Over the Lake Superior Basin, Geo. Phys. Res. Lett. 39 (3), doi:10.1029/2011GL050468.
Holman, K. D. and S. J. Vavrus, 2012: Understanding Simulated Extreme Precipitation
Events in Madison, Wisconsin and the Role of Moisture Flux Convergence, J. of Hydromet., 13 (3), 877-894.