Georgiy L. Stenchikov

Professor, Earth Science and Engineering

Physical Science and Engineering Division

Atmospheric and Climate Modeling


Education Profile

  • ​​​​​​​​Ph.D., Numerical and Analytical Study of Weak Plasma Turbulence, Moscow Physical Technical Institute, Russia, 1977
  • M.S., Physics and Mathematics, Moscow Physical Technical Institute, Russia, 1973

Research Interests

​Author of more than 290 journal and conference publications, Professor Stenchikov's research interests are in multi-scale modeling of environmental processes and numerical methods; global climate change, climate downscaling, atmospheric convection; assessment of anthropogenic impacts and geoengineering; air-sea interaction, evaluating environmental consequences of catastrophic events like volcanic eruptions, nuclear explosions, forest and urban fires; and air pollution, transport of aerosols, chemically and optically active atmospheric tracers, their radiative forcing and effect on climate.

Selected Publications

  • ​Dionysios E Raitsos, Yaswant Pradhan, Robert JW Brewin, Georgiy Stenchikov, Ibrahim Hoteit, 2013: Remote sensing the phytoplankton seasonal succession of the Red Sea, PLoS ONE, 8(6): e64909, doi:10.1371/
  • Lopez, Oliver; Stenchikov, Georgiy; Missimer, Thomas, 2014: Water management during climate change using aquifer storage and recovery of stormwater in a dunefield in western Saudi Arabia", Environ. Res. Lett., 9, 075008, 6pp.
  • Ding, Yanni, James carton, Gennady Chepurin, Georgiy Stenchikov, Alan Robock, 2014: Ocean response to volcanic eruptions in Coupled Model Intercomparison Project 5 (CMIP5) simulations, J. Geophys. Res., in press.
  • Prakash, J., G. Stenchikov, S. Kalenderski, S. Osipov, H. Bangalath, 2014: The impact of dust storms on the Arabian Peninsula and the Red Sea, Atmos. Chem. Phys., submitted.
  • Timothy Merlis; Isaac M Held; Georgiy L. Stenchikov; Fanrong Zeng, Larry Horowitz, 2014: Constraining transient climate sensitivity using coupled climate model simulations of volcanic eruptions, J. Climate, submitted.
  • Stenchikov, G., Sensitivity of the Arctic Oscillation to Volcanic Forcing in the IPCC AR4 Models, Reports on Polar and Marine Research, Arctic Climate Workshop, Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Potsdam, Germany, 5-7 September 2005, 116-122.