Mark Allan Bourassa's Biography

 

Education | Professional Experience | Activities and Honors | Memberships

 

Education

  • Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences (Tropical Meteorology)

    Purdue University
    August 1990 - January 1994

  • Masters of Science in Meteorology

    University of Alberta
    September 1986 - May 1989

  • Bachelors of Science (spec) in Physics

    University of Alberta
    September 1981 - May 1985

Professional Experience

  • Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science and COAPS

    Florida State University: Professor
    2013 - Present

  • Department of Meteorology and OAPS

    Florida State University: Associate Professor
    2008 - 2013

  • Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute (GFDI) Associate

    2004 - Present

  • Department of Meteorology and COAPS

    Florida State University: Assistant Professor
    2002 - 2008

  • Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies

    Florida State University: Research Associate
    1996 - 2002

  • College of Marine Studies, Univ. of Delaware: Postdoctoral Fellow

    1994 - 1995

  • Purdue University: Research Asst./Teaching Asst.

    1990 - 1993

  • University of Alberta: Research Assistant

    1988 - 1990

Activities and Honors

  • Chair, International Ocean Vector Winds Science Organizing Com.

    2010 - Present

  • NASA Sea Surface Temperature Science team

    2010 - Present

  • GCOM-W2 Joint Research and Operational User Working Group

    2009 - 2010

  • NASA NEWS Science team

    2009 - Present

  • Ocean Vector Wind Science Team: Team Leader

    2008 - Present

  • US CLIVAR Working Group on High Latitude Surface Fluxes Co-Chair

    2008 - 2012

  • Associate Editor Journal Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology

    2007 - Present

  • NASA Tropical Cloud Systems and Processes (TCSP) science team

    2005 - Present

  • NOAA Expert Team on the State of the Ocean

    2005 - Present

  • SEAFLUX Working Group

    2005 - Present

  • Shipboard Automated Meteorological and Oceanographic Systems (SAMOS) Working Group

    2005 - Present

  • Next Vector Winds Mission Science Working Group

    2003 - 2004

  • AMS Committee on Interaction of the Sea and Atmosphere

    2003 - 2006

  • Co-chair for QuikSCAT Surface Truth

    1998 - 2005

  • Ocean Vector Winds Science Team, NASA/OSU QuikSCAT mission

    1998 - Present

  • Science Working Team, NASA NSCAT mission

    1996 - 1999

  • ONR Ocean Science Postdoctoral Fellow

    1994 - 1995

  • GCOM-W2 Joint Research and Operational User Working Group

    2009 - 2010

  • NASA NEWS Science team

    2009 -

  • Chair, International Ocean Vector Winds Science Organizing Com.

    2010 -

  • NASA Sea Surface Temperature Science team

    2010 -

Memberships

  • American Geophysical Union

  • American Meteorological Society

  • IEEE

  • IEEE Geosciences and Remote Sensing Society

  • International Pan Oceanic Remote Sensing Conference Association (PORSEC)

 

Last Updated 21 Feb., 2013