Curriculum Vitae

Education

    • Ph.D. Meteorology, Pennsylvania State University, 2013
    • M.S. Applied Meteorology, Plymouth State University, 2007
    • B.S. Meteorology (Physics and Technical Mathematics minors), Cum Laude, Plymouth State University, 2006
    • The Boston Latin School, 2002

Professional Experience

    • Rutgers University: Postdoctoral Associate, September 2018 - Present
    • Princeton University: Associate Research Scholar, September 2016 - August 2018
    • Pennsylvania State University: Postdoctoral Researcher, August 2013 - August 2016
    • Pennsylvania State University: Guest Lecturer (Climate Change Past, Present, and Possible Future GEOSC 597I), Spring 2016
    • Pennsylvania State University: Guest Lecturer (Risk Analysis GEOSC 450), Spring 2014 & Spring 2015
    • Plymouth State University: Adjunct Lecturer (Weather MTDI 1100), Spring 2008
    • Plymouth State University: Lab Instructor (Weather Laboratory MTDI 1110), Fall 2006 & Spring 2007
    • Plymouth State University: Tutor (Physics/Weather), Spring 2006 - Fall 2007

Computer Skills

R Statistical Computing; C/C++; Perl; HTML/PHP; Python; Fortran; BASH/C shell/Batch scripting; High-Performance Computing (HPC); LaTeX; Gnuplot; Basic MySQL; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Linux (RHEL, Ubuntu, and variants), Windows operating systems, and Mac OS X

Professional Activities

    • Reviewer for the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, the National Weather Digest, J. Applied Meteorology and Climatology, and Climatic Change
    • US EPA Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellow
    • Decision Making under Deep Uncertainty Society (2017 - Present), Member of the American Geophysical Union (2012 - Present), U.S. Mensa (2007 - Present), and the American Meteorological Society (2004 - Present)

Mentoring Experience

Graduate Students

    • Perry Oddo - Penn State University (Co-mentor with Klaus Keller) - 2014 - 2016

SCRiM Summer Scholars 2016

    • Intergenerational Equality: Quantitatively Analyzing Ethical Philosophy with Integrated Assessment Modeling - Alex Pusch (Pomona College)

SCRiM Summer Scholars 2014

    • Possible Mechanisms of South East United States Drought - Nicholas J. Sokol (Towson University)
    • Characterizing Drought in the Western United States from 1900-2010 - Zoey Rosen (University of Nevada, Reno)

Teaching Experience

Lecturer

Pennsylvania State University

  • GEOSC 597I - Climate Change Past, Present, and Possible Future (Guest Lecturer) - Spring 2016
  • GEOSC 450 - Risk Analysis (Guest Lecturer) - Spring 2014, Spring 2015

Plymouth State University

  • MTDI 1100 - Weather (for non-science majors) - Spring 2008
  • MTDI 1110 - Weather Laboratory - Fall 2006, Spring 2007
  • Tutoring - Physics, Weather - Spring 2006, Fall 2006, Spring 2007, Fall 2007

Publications

Peer Reviewed

  1. Lamontagne, J.R., Reed, P.M., Marangoni, G., Keller, K., Garner, G.G., 2019: Robust pathways to tolerable climate futures require immediate global action. Nature Climate Change. doi:10.1038/s41558-019-0426-8 .
  2. Garner, G.G., Keller, K., 2017: Using Direct Policy Search to Identify Robust Strategies in Adapting to Uncertain Sea Level Rise and Storm Surge. Environmental Modelling and Software. 107, 96-104. doi: 10.1016/j.envsoft.2018.05.006.
  3. Oddo, P.M., Lee, B.S., Garner, G.G., Srikrishnan, V., Reed, P.M., Forest, C.E., Keller, K., 2017: Deep uncertainties in sea-level rise and storm surge projections: Implications for coastal flood risk management. Risk Analysis. doi: 10.1111/risa.12888.
  4. Adler, M., Anthoff, D., Bosetti, V., Garner, G.G., Keller, K., Treich, N., 2017: Priority for the worse-off and the social cost of carbon. Nature Climate Change. doi: 10.1038/nclimate3298
  5. Simpson, M.B., Garner, G.G., Wallgrun, J.O., Keller, K., Oprean, D., Bansal, S., Klippel, A., 2016: Immersive Visual Analytics for Integrated Assessment Models of Climate Change. Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Companion on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, ACM, 99-105. doi: 10.1145/3009939.3009955
  6. Garner, G.G., Reed, P.M., Keller, K., 2016: Climate Risk Management Requires Explicit Representation of Societal Trade-offs. Clim. Change. doi: 10.1007/s10584-016-1607-3 (Open Access)
  7. Garner, G.G., Thompson, A.M., 2013: Ensemble Statistical Post-Processing of the National Air Quality Forecast Capability: Enhancing Ozone Forecasts in Baltimore, Maryland. Atmos. Env. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.09.020 (Open Access)
  8. Garner, G.G., Thompson, A.M., Lee, P., Martins, D.K., 2013: Evaluation of NAQFC Model Performance in Forecasting Surface Ozone during the 2011 DISCOVER-AQ Campaign. J. Atmos. Chem. doi: 10.1007/s10874-013-9251-z (Open Access)
  9. Garner, G.G., Thompson, A.M., 2012: The Value of Air Quality Forecasting in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Wea. Climate Soc., 4, 69-79. doi: 10.1175/WCAS-D-10-05010.1

Submitted, under review, or in preparation

  1. Garner, G.G., Simons, F., Oppenheimer, M., 2018: New York City Heat Wave Analysis (working title). In prep.
  2. Garner, G.G., Keller, K., 2018: When Tails Wag the Decision: The role of distributional tails on climate impacts on decision-relevant time-scales. In prep.
  3. Lamontagne, J.R., Reed, P.M., Marangoni, G., Keller, K., Garner, G.G. , 2018: Robust pathways to tolerable climate futures require immediate global action. Nature Climate Change. Submitted.

Book chapters, conference abstracts, and other non-peer reviewed

  1. Applegate, P.J., Sriver, R.L., Garner, G.G., Bakker, A., Alley, R.B., Keller, K., 2015: Risk Analysis in the Earth Sciences: A Lab Manual with Exercises in R. Applegate, P.J. and Keller, K. (eds). LeanPub. https://leanpub.com/raes (Free Download)

Conference and Meeting Presentations

  1. Using Direct Policy Search to Identify Robust Strategies in Adapting to Uncertain Sea Level Rise and Storm Surge. 50th Annual American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Abstract #PA53B-0267, New Orleans, LA, December 2017.
  2. Modeling in Science: From paper airplanes to global climate models. STEM Week, Solebury School, New Hope, PA, USA, 23 October 2017.
  3. Assessing Heat Wave Temporal Structure and its Projected Change with Global Warming. Co-presentation with Jane Baldwin, ExxonMobil Longer Range Research Meeting, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA – 09 May 2017.
  4. Problem Formulation in Decision Support: An Application in Sea-Level Rise Adaptation. STEM Week, Solebury School, New Hope, PA, USA – 17 October 2016.
  5. Enhancing the Value of Air Quality Forecasts in the Mid-Atlantic through use of Ensemble Statistical Post-Processing. STEM Week, Solebury School, New Hope, PA USA – 20 October 2015.
  6. Prioritarian tradeoffs in an integrated assessment model. Inequality and the Economic Analysis of Climate Change Workshop, Duke Law School, Durham, NC, USA, 26-28 May 2015.
  7. Assessing the problem formulation in an integrated assessment model: Implications for climate policy decision-support. AGU 2014 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2014
  8. Representing Stakeholder Preferences in an Integrated Assessment Model through Multi-Objective Problem Formulations. Invited Presentation, Decision Making Under Uncertainty Workshop, RAND, Santa Monica, CA, December 2014.
  9. Representing stakeholder preferences in an integrated assessment model through multi-objective problem formulations. Interactive video-broadcast to members of the Network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management, Penn State University, University Park, PA - November 2014
  10. Representing Stakeholder Preferences in an Integrated Assessment Model through Multi-Objective Problem Formulations. 2014 Shifting Seasons Summit, College of Menominee Nation Sustainable Development Institute, Keshena, WI - October 2014
  11. Fun with DICE. Invited talk and hands-on activity at the Second Summer School on Sustainable Climate Risk Management, University Park, PA - 11 August 2014
  12. Workshop on Decision Analysis for Climate Risk Management (aka "Shootout at the Expected Utility Corral"). Snowmass Meeting. Snowmass, CO - July 2014 (co-presenter with Klaus Keller)
  13. Evaluation of NAQFC model performance in forecasting surface ozone during the 2011 DISCOVER-AQ campaign. Fifth Biannual NASA Applied Air Quality Sciences Team (AQAST) Meeting. College Park, MD - June 2013
  14. The Development and Implementation of an Ensemble Statistical Air Quality Model. 28th Annual Penn State Graduate Student Exhibition. University Park, PA - March 2013
  15. The Development and Implementation of an Ensemble Statistical Air Quality Model. 16th Annual Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Student Symposium. University Park, PA - March 2013
  16. The Development and Implementation of an Ensemble Statistical Air Quality Model. 93rd Annual American Met. Society Meeting: Symposium on the Role of Statistical Methods in Weather and Climate Prediction. Austin, TX - January 2013
  17. Using Ensemble Statistical Models to Forecast Ozone Exceedances in the Mid-Atlantic. 45th Annual American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting: Application of Satellite Data to Meet Air Quality Manager Needs (A008) #A14B . 02. San Francisco, CA - December 2012
  18. The Development and Implementation of an Ensemble Statistical Air Quality Model. Annual PSU College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Graduate Reception. University Park, PA - September 2012
  19. Continued Air Quality Forecast Support in Maryland using Ensemble Statistical Models. Third Biannual NASA Applied Quality Applied Sciences (AQAST) Meeting. Madison, WI - June 2012
  20. Evaluation of Air Quality Model Performance during the 2011 DISCOVER-AQ Campaign. 15th Annual Environmental Chemistry Student Symposium. University Park, PA - March 2011
  21. The Value of Air-Quality Forecasting in the Mid-Atlantic Region. 14th Annual Environmental Chemistry Student Symposium. University Park, PA - April 2011
  22. The Value of Air Quality Forecasting in the Mid-Atlantic. U.S. EPA's 2011 National Air Quality Conference. San Diego, CA - March 2011
  23. To Breathe or Not to Breathe: The Value of Air-Quality Forecasting in the Mid-Atlantic. 13th Annual Environmental Chemistry Student Symposium. University Park, PA - March 2010
  24. Developing Cost-Effective Air-Quality Forecasting in the Mid-Atlantic. 12th Annual Environmental Chemistry Student Symposium. University Park, PA - March 2009
  25. Urban Ozone over North America from Soundings: Mixed Influences from Pollution, Stratosphere, Lightning and Convection. (Presented in place of Dr. Anne Thompson). 89th Annual American Met. Society Meeting: 11th Conference on Atmospheric Chemistry. Phoenix, AZ - January 2009
  26. The Meteorological and Hydrological Aspects of the Columbus Day Weekend 2005 Flooding Event of Cheshire County New Hampshire. 35th Annual Northeast Storm Conference. Saratoga Springs, NY - March 2006
  27. The Development and Interpretation of Eight Air-Quality Case Studies in the Northeast. 86th Annual American Met. Society Meeting: 5th Annual Student Conference. Atlanta, GA - January 2006