Kyle M. Nardi

Kyle M. Nardi

  • Ph.D. Graduate Student
408 Walker Building
University Park, PA 16802


  1. M.S. in Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, 2018
  2. B.S. in Applied Mathematics, Temple University, 2015


Research Interests:

- Climate extremes

- Subseasonal to seasonal prediction

- Atmospheric rivers


Shields, C., A. Payne, E. Shearer, M. Wehner, T.A. O'Brien, J. Rutz, L.R. Leung, F.M. Ralph, A. Marquardt Collow, P. Ullrich, Q. Dong, A. Gershunov, H. Griffith, B. Guan, J. Lora, M. Lu, E. McClenny, K. Nardi, M. Pan, Y. Qian, A. Ramos, T. Shulgina, M. Viale, C. Sarangi, R. Tome, C. Zarzycki, 2023: Future Atmospheric Rivers and Impacts on Precipitation: Overview of the ARTMIP Tier2 High-Resolution Global Warming Experiment, Geophys. Res. Lett., accepted 02/2023.

Collow, A., C. Shields, B. Guan, S. Kim, J. Lora, E. McClenny, K. Nardi, A. Payne, K. Reid, E. Shearer, R. Tome, J. Wille, A. Ramos, I. Gorodetskaya, L.R. Leung, T.A. O'Brien, F.M. Ralph, J. Rutz, P. Ullrich, and M. Wehner, 2022: An Overview of ARTMIP's Tier 2 Reanalysis Intercomparison: Uncertainty in the Detection of Atmospheric Rivers and their Associated Precipitation, J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2021JD036155.

Nardi, K., C. Zarzycki, V. Larson, and G. Bryan, 2022: Assessing the sensitivity in depicting the tropical cyclone boundary layer to changes in the parameterization of momentum flux in the Community Earth System Model, Mon. Wea. Rev., doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-21-0186.1.

O'Brien, T.M., M. Wehner, A. Payne, C. Shields, J. Rutz, L.R. Leung, F.M. Ralph, A. Collow, I. Gorodetskaya, B. Guan, J. Lora, E. McClenny, K. Nardi, A. Ramos, R. Tome, C. Sarangi, E. Shearer, P. Ullrich, C. Zarzycki, B. Loring, H. Huang, H. Inda-Diaz, A. Rhoades, Y. Zhou, 2021: Increases in Future AR Count and Size: Overview of the ARTMIP Tier 2 CMIP5/6 Experiment, J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1002/essoar.10504170.3.

Nardi, K., C. Baggett, E. Barnes, E. Maloney, D. Harnos, and L. Ciasto, 2020: Skillful all-season S2S prediction of U.S. precipitation using the MJO and QBO, Wea. Forecasting, doi: 10.1175/WAF-D-19-0232.1

Jenney, A., K. Nardi, E. Barnes, and D. Randall, 2019: The Seasonality and Regionality of MJO Impacts on North American Temperature, Geophys. Res. Lett., doi: 10.1029/2019GL083950.
Gonzales, K., D. Swain, K. Nardi, E. Barnes, and N. Diffenbaugh, 2019: Recent warming of landfalling atmospheric rivers along the west coast of the United States. J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2018JD029860.

Ralph, F. M., A. Wilson, T. Shulgina, B. Kawzenuk, S. Sellars, J. Rutz, M. Asgari-Lamjiri, E. Barnes, A. Gershunov, B. Guan, K. Nardi, T. Osborne, and G. Wick, 2019: ARTMIP-early start comparison of atmospheric river detection tools: how many atmospheric rivers hit northern California's Russian River watershed?. Clim. Dyn., 22, doi: 10.1007/s00382-018-4427-5. 
Nardi, K., E. Barnes, and F. M. Ralph, 2018: Assessment of numerical weather prediction model reforecasts of the occurrence, intensity, and location of atmospheric rivers along the West Coast of North America. Mon. Wea. Rev., 146, 3343–3362, doi: 10.1175/MWR-D-18-0060.
Baggett, C., K. Nardi, S. Childs, S. Zito, E. Barnes, and E. Maloney, 2018: Skillful subseasonal forecasts of weekly tornado and hail activity using the Madden-Julian oscillation. J. Geophys. Res., doi: 10.1029/2018JD029059.
Mundhenk, B., E. Barnes, E. Maloney, and K. Nardi, 2016: Modulation of atmospheric rivers near Alaska and the U.S. West Coast by Northeast Pacific height anomalies. J. Geophys. Res., 121, 12751-12765, doi:10.1002/2016JD025350.