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Fellow Fellow
Keri M. Kodama Keri M. Kodama
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climate data analysis, climate modeling, climate prediction, data stream development and quality control, climate data visualization

Dr. Keri M. Kodama is a Fellow at the East-West Center and a climate data scientist.

She completed her PhD in Climate Dynamics at George Mason University in Virginia. After graduating, she conducted postdoctoral research for George Mason University in numerical weather prediction. She later worked as part of a wildfire risk prediction team with the Water Resources Research Center at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, developing climate data products for the Hawaiʻi Climate Data Portal (HCDP), an online repository of climate data and resources for the State of Hawaiʻi. She has also worked with the University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant College Program to create educational children’s books about environmental topics such as disaster preparedness and climate change impacts.

At the East-West Center, she is continuing her work on the HCDP, focusing on improving the utility and accessibility of climate data for researchers, resource managers, and the public in the State. Dr. Kodama continues to work closely with the Water Resources Research Center as an Affiliate Faculty. Her research goals are to promote greater understanding of the environment through providing reliable sources of data and clear applications for its use.

Dr. Keri M. Kodama is a Fellow at the East-West Center and a climate data scientist.

She completed her PhD in Climate Dynamics at George Mason University in Virginia. After graduating, she conducted postdoctoral research for George Mason University in numerical weather prediction. She later worked as part of a wildfire risk prediction team with the Water Resources Research Center at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, developing climate data products for the Hawaiʻi Climate Data Portal (HCDP), an online repository of climate data and resources for the State of Hawaiʻi. She has also worked with the University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant College Program to create educational children’s books about environmental topics such as disaster preparedness and climate change impacts.

At the East-West Center, she is continuing her work on the HCDP, focusing on improving the utility and accessibility of climate data for researchers, resource managers, and the public in the State. Dr. Kodama continues to work closely with the Water Resources Research Center as an Affiliate Faculty. Her research goals are to promote greater understanding of the environment through providing reliable sources of data and clear applications for its use.