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Jay Alder

Jay Alder is a Physical Scientist based in Corvallis, Oregon with the Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center. Jay maintains a courtesy faculty position in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University.

Jay is a climate modeler with interests in past, present and future climate change, dynamically downscaling, hydroclimate, and model visualization. He is interested in helping to make climate model information accessible and useful to other scientific disciplines seeking to incorporate future climate change projections into their own work.

Professional Experience

  • 2012-present Physical Scientist, U.S. Geological Survey, Corvallis, Oregon.
    2012-present Courtesy Research Associate, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

  • 2011-2012 Research Associate, College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

  • 2009-2011 Student Services, U.S. Geological Survey, Corvallis, Oregon.

  • 2004-2008 Software Developer, Environmental Systems Research Institute, Redlands, California.

Education and Certifications

  • PhD, Geography, Oregon State Univ. (2011)

  • MS, Geography, Oregon State Univ. (2009)

  • BS, Environmental Science, Univ. of CA, Riverside (2004)

  • BS, Computer Science, Univ. of CA, Riverside (2004)

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