Fabrizio Sassi

Fabrizio Sassi

Project Scientist II

Fabrizio in the field


Climate and Global Dynamics

Climate Modeling Section

National Center for Atmospheric Research

Box 3000, Boulder, CO 80307-3000 USA


1850 Table Mesa Dr

Boulder – CO – 80305 USA

Email: sassi@ucar.edu

phone: (303) 497 1872   fax: (303) 497 1324

My CV is here


Research interests:


      Development of WACCM and CAM

      Middle Atmosphere Dynamics and Climate

      Dynamical couplings between atmospheric layers

      Solar variability

      Gravity waves


Community Service:

        American Meteorological Society, Middle Atmosphere Committee (2007-2010)

        Member of the organizing group of SPARC DynVar


Some relevant publications:


Sassi, F., D. Kinnison, B.A. Boville, R.R. Garcia, R. Roble: The effect of ENSO on the dynamical, thermal and chemical structure of the middle atmosphere. J. Geophys. Res.. doi 10.1029/2003JD004434, 2004.

Sassi, F., R.R. Garcia, B.A. Boville, H. Liu: On temperature inversions and the mesospheric surf zone. J. Geophys. Res.. 10.1029/ 2001JD001525, 2002.

Sassi, F.,M. Salby, and W.G. Read: Relationship between Upper Tropospheric Humidity and Deep Convection. J. Geophys. Res., 106, 17,133-17,146, 2001.

Sassi, F. and R.R. Garcia: The role of equatorial waves forced by convection in the Tropical Semiannual Oscillation. J. Atmos. Sci., 54, 1925-1942, 1997.

Sassi, F., R.R. Garcia, B.A. Boville: The Stratopause Semiannual Oscillation in the NCAR Community Climate Model. J. Atmos. Sci., 50, 3608-3624, 1993.