jessica conroy

Assistant Professor, Department of Geology
Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Biology

Contact Information
Office: 3042 Natural History Building
1301 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801
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Paleoclimate, climate change, paleolimnology, stable water isotopes, tropical Pacific and Monsoon Asia climate variability, North American drought.

Research Areas
Paleoclimate, Climate & Climate Change
Natural Hazards
Earth Systems Modeling
Atmospheric Chemistry, Geochemistry & Earth Materials

Ph.D. University of Arizona

Selected Publications
  • Conroy, J.L., Cobb, K.M., and D. Noone. 2013. Precipitation isotope variability across the tropical Pacific in the SWING2 model simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres. doi: 10.1002/jgrd.50412
  • Conroy, J.L., Overpeck, J.T., Cole, J.E., Liu, K.-B., Wang, L., and Ducea, M.N. 2013. Dust and temperature influences on glaciofluvial sediment deposition in southwestern Tibet during the last millennium. Global and Planetary Change. doi 10.1016/ j.gloplacha.2013.04.009
  • Conroy, J.L., and Overpeck, J.T. 2011. Regionalization of present-day precipitation across the greater monsoon region of Asia. Journal of Climate doi:10.1175/2011JCLI4033.1.
  • GEOL 100: Planet Earth