HMEI-STEP Topic: Flood Risk and Tort Law in New York City
HMEI-STEP Adviser: Michael Oppenheimer
Thesis Topic: Precipitation Extremes and Tropical-Extratropical Interaction in a Changing Climate
Thesis Adviser: Gabriel Vecchi
Sofia is a PhD candidate in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences. She uses weather observations and numerical models to study extreme precipitation in past and future climates. Her STEP project examines the impacts of extreme rainfall in New York City, focusing on interactions between science and the law.