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John Jacobi

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John Jacobi

John Jacobi

Office: Jacobs 263

PMB 407702
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37240
Phone: 847-513-4336
Fax: 615-322-7012

 

Title

Ph.D. Candidate, Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
Fellow, Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and the Environment

Education

M.S., Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Research Interests

  • The relationship  between drought and rice production
  • Agent-based modeling
  • Adaptive behaviors in response to climate change

Publications

Jacobi, J., D. Perrone, L. L. Duncan, and G. Hornberger (2013). "A tool for calculating the Palmer drought indices." Water Resources Research, 49(9): 6086-6089.

Presentations

Perrone, D., L. Duncan, J. Jacobi, and G. Hornberger (2012). Exploring the Components of the Palmer Drought Indices Using the Apalachicola–Chattahoochee–Flint (ACF) River Basin as a Case Study. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Jacobi, J. H. and G. M. Hornberger (2011, December). A Historical Analysis of the Relationship between Rice Production and PDSI Values in Sri Lanka . American Geophysical Union (AGU) Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Tools

MATLAB tool for calculating Palmer's drought indices

Hobbies and Interests

Kickball, cooking, and hockey

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