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Alejandro N. Flores

Associate Professor
Boise State University

Geosciences Department, ERB 4151

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Ph.D., Hydrology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2009;

MS, Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, 2003;

BS, Civil Engineering, Colorado State University, 2001

Emphasis: CSE, Data Science

Research Interests

Regional climate modeling, ecohydrological modeling, remote sensing, data assimilation. High-resolution regional climate modeling and evaluation, hydrologic modeling, remote sensing, and data assimilation.


NSF Mid-Career Advancement: Navigating the Clouds on the Horizon: Research and Education for Cloud-enabled Computational Hydrology in the Data Revolution

Current Students

Katie Murenbeeld, Ph.D. Geosciences;

Graduates Fall 2021, Improving the representation of temperate coniferous needle leaf trees in Earth System Models.

William Rudisill, Ph.D. Geophysics

Graduates Spring 2022, Modeling weather and climate in complex, mountain watersheds.

Elizabeth Padian, MS Hydrologic Sciences

Graduates Spring 2022, Predicting risks to agricultural from pests in a changing climate.

Katelyn FitzGerald, Ph.D. Geoscience

Graduates Fall 2021, Regional climate modeling at convection-permitting scales.