Hansi Singh

  • Program Years: 2011-2015
  • Academic Institution: University of Washington
  • Field of Study: Climate Dynamics and Atmosphere-ocean Coupling
  • Academic Advisor: Cecilia Bitz
  • Practicum(s):
    Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (2014)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, 2015
    M.S. Applied Mathematics, University of Washington, 2015
    B.A. Physics, Rice University, 2000

Current Status

  • Status: Assistant Professor, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria, Victoria BC, Canada
  • Research Area: Climate Dynamics, Atmospheric Dynamics, Polar Climate, Atmosphere-Ocean Coupling, Global Change
  • Personal URL: https://hansialice.github.io
  • Contact Information: hansingh@uvic.ca


Bailey AR, Singh HA, Nusbaumer J. "Evaluating a Moist Isentropic Framework for Poleward Moisture Transport: Implications for Water Isotopes over High Latitudes", Geophysical Research Letters, 2019, 46 (13), pp 7819-7827, doi: 10.1029/2019GL082965.

Garuba OA, Lu J, Singh HA, Liu F, Rasch PJ. "On the Relative Roles of the Atmosphere and Ocean in the Atlantic Multidecadal Variability", Geophysical Research Letters, 2018, 45 (17), pp 9186-9196, doi: 10.1029/2018GL078882.

Singh HA, Garuba OA, Rasch PJ. "How Asymmetries Between Arctic and Antarctic Climate Sensitivity are Modified by the Ocean", Geophysical Research Letters, 2018, 45 (23), pp 13-31, doi: 10.1029/2018GL079023.

Singh HA, Hakim G, Tardif R, Emile-Geay J, Noone DC. "The Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation in the Last Millennial Reanalysis: Dynamics and Time Scales", Climate of the Past, 2018, 14 (2), pp 157-174, doi: 10.5194/cp-2017-49.

Garuba OA, Lu J, Liu F, Singh HA. "The Active Role of the Ocean in the Temporal Evolution of Climate Sensitivity", Geophysical Research Letters, 2018, 45 (1), pp 306-315, doi: 10.1002/2017GL075633.

Singh HA, Bitz CM, Donohoe A, Rasch PJ. "A Source-Receptor Perspective on the Polar Hydrologic Cycle: Source Regions, Seasonality, and Arctic-Antarctic Parity in the Hydrologic Cycle Response to CO2-Doubling", Journal of Climate, Aug 2017, Early Online Release, doi: 10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0917.1.

Singh HA, Rasch PJ, Rose BEJ. "Increased Ocean Heat Transports into the High Latitudes with CO2-Doubling Enhance Polar-Amplified Warming", Geophysical Research Letters, Aug 2017, Accepted Manuscript Online, doi: 10.1002/2017GL074561.

Singh HA, Donohoe A, Bitz CM, Nusbaumer J, Noone DC. "Greater Aerial Moisture Transport Distances with Warming Amplify Interbasin Salinity Contrasts", Geophysical Research Letters, 2016, 43 (16), pp 8677-8684, doi:10.1002/2016GL069796.

Singh HA, Bitz CM, Nusbaumer J, Noone DC. "A Mathematical Framework for Analysis of Water Tracers: Part II, Understanding Large-Scale Perturbations in the Hydrological Cycle due to CO2-Doubling", Journal of Climate, 2016, 29 (8), pp 6765-6782, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-16-0293.1.

Singh HA, Bitz CM, Nusbaumer J, Noone DC. "A Mathematical Framework for Analysis of Water Tracers: Part I, Development of Theory and Application to the Preindustrial Mean State", Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems, 2016, 8 (2), pp 991-1013, doi:10.1002/2016MS000649.

Singh HA, Bitz CM, Frierson DMW. "The Global Climate Response to Lowering Surface Orography of Antarctica and the Importance of Atmosphere-Ocean Coupling", Journal of Climate, 2016, 29 (11), pp 4137-4153, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-15-0442.1.

Steig EJ, Huybers K, Singh HA, Steiger NJ, Ding Q, Frierson DMW, Popp T, White JWC. "Influence of West Antarctic Ice Sheet collapse on Antarctic surface climate", Geophysical Research Letters, 2015, 42, doi:10.1002/2015GL063861.

Singh HA, Battisti DS, Bitz CM. "A Heuristic Model of the Dansgaard-Oeschger Cycles: Description, Results, and Sensitivity Studies: Part I", Journal of Climate, 2014, 27 (12) pp 4337-4358, DOI: 10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00672.1.

Vaccaro JA, Singh HA, Anderson KS. Initiation of Minus-Strand DNA Synthesis by Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Reverse Transcriptase. Biochemistry, 1999, 38 (48), pp. 15978-15985.


Linus Pauling Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship, DOE Pacific Northwest National Lab, 2016-2019.

President's Honor Roll, Rice University, 1996-2000.

Welsh Engineering Scholarship, Rice University, 1996-1998.

Golden Key National Honor Society, member since 1999.