Norma Froelich

headshot of Norma FroelichAssistant Professor

3117 New Science Facility
906-227-1891
nfroelic@nmu.edu

Began teaching at NMU in 2013

Education

  • B.S., The University of Western Ontario
  • M.S., Indiana University
  • Ph.D., Indiana University
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Climate Research Division, Environment Canada

Courses

  • GC100 Physical Geography
  • GC205 Introduction to Geographic Research
  • GC385 Weather and Climate
  • GC495 Special Topics: Climate Change

Research Interests

  • Forest-atmosphere interactions
  • Airflow within and above vegetation canopies
  • Lake climatology
  • Meteorological/environmental field methods and instrumentation
  • Numerical modeling of atmospheric process

Select Publications

  • Froelich, N., Croft, H., Chen, J. M., Gonsamo, A., and Staebler, R. M. (2015). Trends of carbon, water, and energy fluxes over a mixed temperate–boreal transition forest in southern Ontario, Canada. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 211, 72-84.
  • Froelich, N. J., Grimmond, C. S. B., and Schmid, H. P. (2011). Modeling nocturnal cooling below a forest canopy. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 151, 957-968.
  • Froelich, N. J. and Schmid, H. P. (2006). Flow divergence and density flows above and below a deciduous forest. Part II: Below-canopy themotopographic flows. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 138, 29-43.
  • Froelich, N. J., Schmid, H. P., Grimmond, C. S. B., and Su, H. –B. (2005). Flow divergence and density flows above and below a deciduous forest. Part I: Non-zero mean vertical wind above canopy. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 138, 29-43.
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