Getting to know Colene Haffke

Colene HaffkeWhen atmospheric circulation patterns collide, dynamic storms and weather emerge.  In the open sea, these collisions exert a major influence on the ocean. Colene Haffke (Graduate Student) studies the short and long term variability of the South Pacific Convergence Zone to better understand how and why it forms. One of this year’s Graduate Student Representatives, Colene also enjoys playing volleyball (she has more than a decade of experience), gardening, and watching Antiques Roadshow on PBS.  

Global Passages of Scientists (GPS)

Originally from Nebraska (an exotic location in its own rights), Colene has traveled to Ireland, where she enjoyed the amazing Cliffs of Moher.