GFDL - Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory

Claire Radley

Graduate Student

Princeton University

Program in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences

Ph.D. Candidate


Phone: 609-452-5324

Fax: 609-987-5063


  • 09/2009 – present: Ph.D Candidate, Program in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Princeton University. Advisor: Leo J. Donner.
  • 03/2007-03/2009: M.Sc, Physics, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • 03/2004-11/2006: B.Sc, Physics and Applied Mathematics, University of Auckland, New Zealand.

Research Interests

  • The role clouds play in Earths radiative energy budget and trends that have occurred over the past few decades.
  • Understanding how clouds form and what determines their micro-physical properties.
  • The relationship between clouds and the atmospheric circulation, and how this might be affected under global warming.


  • Fulbright Ministry of Research, Science and Technology Award – 2009