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Fire Weather Concerns Persist Across the West; Below Normal Temperatures for the Midwest and East

As a cold front moves through the western states, gusty conditions will bring fire weather concerns through the weekend from the interior Northwest into the Great Basin and Rockies. Elsewhere, temperatures will run ten or more degrees below normal from the Upper Midwest into much of the eastern U.S. Tropical development may bring heavy rainfall to parts of the western Gulf Coast this weekend. Read More >

CTWP Full Time Staff

  • Christa G. von Hillebrandt-Andrade – M. Sc. Geology, Manager, 2010-present

Student Programs at the CTWP

 

Student opportunities at the NWS Caribbean Tsunami Warning Program (CTWP) are vital in enhancing the educational program for those who wish to get hands-on experience in becoming a tsunami scientist, IT officer, or ET/HMT technician.

The NWS CTWP offers multiple programs and opportunities for students to expand and reach their educational goals. As the job market becomes more competitive, skills obtained through hands-on experience and research will be vital for the future.

 

Current CTWP Student Volunteers

  • Jazar Abuellouf Amin (CIMAS Program), Winter 2017- Winter 2019
  • Stephanie Soto Rios (CIMAS Program), Autumn 2018 - Autumn 2020
  • Luis Alberto Espada Rivera (CIMAS Program), Winter 2020 - Winter 2021
  • Anna Grimes (NOAA Pathways), Summer 2020 - Autumn 2020
  • Marcos Joel Gónzalez Ramos (NOAA Pathways), Autumn 2019 - Autumn 2020

                          

 

Former CTWP Student Volunteers

  • Alina Nieves (SCEP) 2010-2011; Meteorologist at NWS Corpus Christi

  • Hector M. Crespo Jones (Pathways) 2012-2014; Meteorologist at NWS El Paso

  • Roberto Arias (UPRM Meteorology Internship Program) Summer 2011; Graduate Student at UPRM

  • Natalia Ramírez (UPRM Meteorology Internship Program) Summer 2012; Graduate Student at UPRM

  • Glorianne Rivera (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies) 2014-2015; Graduate Research Assistant at University of Miami

  • Fernanda Ramos Garcés (UPRM COOP program) 2015; Meteorologist at NWS San Juan

  • Maya Pincus (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies) 2014-2015; Museum of Natural History, New York

  • Rolf Vieten (UPRM COOP Program) 2015; Seismic Analyst at PRSN

  • Fernando Martinez (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies) Fall 2013-2015; Geologist at MGV Geotechnical Group

  • Jean-Edouard Faucher (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies) Fall 2013-2015; Management Consulting Senior Analyst at Accenture

  • Zamara Fuentes (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies), Fall 2015-2016; Research and Field Assistant at M. Turtle & Associates and Technical Writer/Editor at Aberdeen Proving Group

  • Carlos A. Rivera (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies), Fall 2015-2016; Web Developer at CSC Puerto Rico

  • Gloria Berrios-Rivera (UPRM COOP Program), Summer 2016
  • Kariuska Matos-Horta (UPRM COOP Program) - Summer 2016; Meteorologist at Univision Communications
  • Gwendelyn Monge (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies), Fall 2014-Fall 2015 / Summer 2016-2017; Graduate Student at UPRM
  • Elimar Torres (UPRM COOP Program), Winter - Summer 2017; Graduate Research Assistant at Texas A&M University
  • Giovanni Guzmán (UPRM COOP Program), Winter - Summer 2017; Finalized internship at the Australian Institute of Marine Science
  • Eduardo Santiago (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies) Fall 2016-2017; Co-Founder Visionary at Idea Platform
  • Pedro Matos (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies), Spring 2016 / Fall 2016-2017; PhD at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • Cherrymar Reyes (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies), Summer 2015-2016 / Fall 2016-2017; Graduate student at UPRM

  • Athena Español de la Cruz (UPRM COOP Program), Fall 2017 – Winter 2017; Environmental Specialist at Maine Department of Environmental Protection

  • Mariana Olivencia Feliu (UPRM COOP Program), Fall 2017 – Winter 2017; Research Assistant in the area of analysis and processing of geophysical data at PRSN

  • Carlos Iturrino García (CREST), Summer 2019; PhD Student at Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italia

  • Carolina Hincapié-Cárdenas (NOAA/NWS Student Trainee) Winter 2018 - Autumn 2019; PhD Student at UPRM

  • Josué Aceituno Díaz (NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies) Winter 2019 - Winter 2020; Soil Scientist at USDA California

  • Karina Tañón (UPRM COOP Program, NOAA Cooperative Institute for Marine and Atmospheric Studies) Summer 2019 - Spring 2020; Electrical Engineer at Boeing

If you have any questions regarding these and other opportunities, please contact the manager, at christa.vonh@noaa.gov.

 

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Caribbean Tsunami Warning Program
c/o Puerto Rico Seismic Network
Building D
259 Boulevard Alfonso Valdés
Mayagüez, PR 00680
Tel. 787-833-8433, 787-265-5452
Fax. 787-265-1684