Naoko Sakaeda

Naoko Sakaeda

Assistant Professor

Office: NWC 5329
Phone: (405)325-1142


  • B.S., Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, 2009
    Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences, University at Albany, 2015

Research Interests: 
Dr. Sakaeda’s research interests include understanding the dynamics of tropical clouds and precipitation in various scales and their interactions with higher latitudes. Some topics of her interests are the Madden-Julian Oscillation, convectively-coupled equatorial waves, the diurnal cycle of tropical rainfall and cloudiness, tropical-extratropical interactions, and weather-climate interactions.

Online Research Profiles: 



ID Course Name Duration Start Date
METR 1111 METR 1111: Orientation Professional Meteorology M 4:00-5:30 August 20, 2018
METR 4443/5443 METR 4443/5443: Introduction to Tropical Meteorology T R 1-215 January 15, 2018
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