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Jennie

Jennie Rice

Atmospheric Sciences & Global Change
Systems Engineer

Biography

Jennie Rice is a senior research scientist with a background in decision sciences, economics, and systems engineering. She is the Principal Investigator for the Integrated Multisector, Multiscale Modeling (IM3) Science Focus Area for DOE/Office of Science. The goal of IM3 is to develop extensible and flexible modeling capabilities to explore how environmental and socioeconomic changes affect the vulnerability and resilience of co-evolving human-Earth systems, including the interactions between energy, water, land, and urban systems. IM3 focuses on coupling best-in-class, physically-based process models to explore multisector dynamics across a wide range of spatial and temporal scales. Jennie previously worked for PNNL from 2009-2015 leading model integration and demonstration for the Platform for Regional Integrated Modeling and Analysis (PRIMA) LDRD and related projects. In addition to her basic science research background, she also has an extensive background providing applied risk and uncertainty analyses in consulting and contract research. Her broad domain experience includes climate change mitigation and adaptation planning, electric utility expansion planning, water resource management, weather risk management, and urban and land use planning.

Research Interests

  • Uncertainty Characterization
  • Decision Analysis and Risk Analysis
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Influence Diagrams/Bayesian Networks

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
  • B.A., Science, Technology, and Society, with Honors in Humanities, Stanford University

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Society for Risk Analysis
  • American Geophysical Union

PNNL Publications

2018

  • Vernon C.R., J.S. Rice, N. Zuljevic, T.E. Seiple, M. Kintner-Meyer, C. Jin, and J. Olson, et al. 2018. "CERF A Geospatial Model for Assessing Future Energy Production Technology Expansion Feasibility." Journal of Open Research Software. PNNL-SA-125186. doi:10.5334/jors.227
  • Vernon C.R., N. Zuljevic, J.S. Rice, T.E. Seiple, M. Kintner-Meyer, N. Voisin, and I.P. Kraucunas, et al. 2018. "CERF - A Geospatial Model for Assessing Future Energy Production Technology Expansion Feasibility." Journal of Open Research Software 6, no. 1:20. PNNL-SA-133523. doi:10.5334/jors.227

2016

  • Ke X., D. Wu, J.S. Rice, M.C. Kintner-Meyer, and N. Lu. 2016. "Quantifying impacts of heat waves on power grid operation." Applied Energy 183. PNNL-SA-116806. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.08.188
  • Scott M.J., D.S. Daly, M.I. Hejazi, G.P. Kyle, L. Liu, H.C. McJeon, and A. Mundra, et al. 2016. "Sensitivity of Future U.S. Water Shortages to Socioeconomic and Climate Drivers: A Case Study in Georgia Using an Integrated Human-Earth System Modeling Framework." Climatic Change 136, no. 2:233-246. PNNL-SA-105762. doi:10.1007/s10584-016-1602-8

2015

  • Dirks J.A., W.J. Gorrissen, J.E. Hathaway, D.C. Skorski, M.J. Scott, T.C. Pulsipher, and M. Huang, et al. 2015. "Impacts of Climate Change on Energy Consumption and Peak Demand in Buildings: A Detailed Regional Approach." Energy 79. PNNL-SA-94630. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2014.08.081
  • Hejazi M.I., N. Voisin, L. Liu, L.M. Bramer, D.C. Fortin, J.E. Hathaway, and M. Huang, et al. 2015. "21st Century United States Emissions Mitigation Could Increase Water Stress more than the Climate Change it is Mitigating." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, no. 34:10635-10640. PNNL-SA-105956. doi:10.1073/pnas.1421675112
  • Kraucunas I.P., L.E. Clarke, J.A. Dirks, J.E. Hathaway, M.I. Hejazi, K.A. Hibbard, and M. Huang, et al. 2015. "Investigating the Nexus of Climate, Energy, Water, and Land at Decision-Relevant Scales: The Platform for Regional Integrated Modeling and Analysis (PRIMA)." Climatic Change 129, no. 3-4:573-588. PNNL-SA-93553. doi:10.1007/s10584-014-1064-9
  • Li H., L.R. Leung, T.K. Tesfa, N. Voisin, M.I. Hejazi, L. Liu, and Y. Liu, et al. 2015. "Modeling stream temperature in the Anthropocene: An earth system modeling approach." Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems 7, no. 4:1661-1679. PNNL-SA-109347. doi:10.1002/2015MS000471
  • Scott M.J., D.S. Daly, J.E. Hathaway, C.S. Lansing, Y. Liu, H.C. McJeon, and R.H. Moss, et al. 2015. "Calculating Impacts of Energy Standards on Energy Demand in U.S. Buildings with Uncertainty in an Integrated Assessment Model." Energy 90, no. Part 2:1682-1694. PNNL-SA-102017. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2015.06.127

2014

  • de Bremond A., B. Preston, and J.S. Rice. 2014. "Improving the Usability of Integrated Assessment for Adaptation Practice: Insights from the U.S. Southeast Energy Sector." Environmental Science & Policy 42. PNNL-SA-98273. doi:10.1016/j.envsci.2014.05.004
  • Scott M.J., D.S. Daly, J.E. Hathaway, C.S. Lansing, Y. Liu, H.C. McJeon, and R.H. Moss, et al. 2014. Calculating Impacts of Energy Standards on Energy Demand in U.S. Buildings under Uncertainty with an Integrated Assessment Model: Technical Background Data. PNNL-23918. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Calculating Impacts of Energy Standards on Energy Demand in U.S. Buildings under Uncertainty with an Integrated Assessment Model: Technical Background Data
  • Scott M.J., D.S. Daly, Y. Zhou, J.S. Rice, P.L. Patel, H.C. McJeon, and G.P. Kyle, et al. 2014. "Evaluating sub-national building-energy efficiency policy options under uncertainty: Efficient sensitivity testing of alternative climate, technolgical, and socioeconomic futures in a regional intergrated-assessment model." Energy Economics 43, no. 2014:22-33. PNNL-SA-92108. doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2014.01.012
  • Zhou Y., L.E. Clarke, J. Eom, G.P. Kyle, P.L. Patel, S.H. Kim, and J.A. Dirks, et al. 2014. "Modeling the effect of climate change on U.S. state-level buildings energy demands in an integrated assessment framework." Applied Energy 113. PNNL-SA-94232. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.08.034

2013

  • Yang Z., T. Wang, L.R. Leung, K.A. Hibbard, A.C. Janetos, I.P. Kraucunas, and J.S. Rice, et al. 2013. "A modeling study of coastal inundation induced by storm surge, sea-level rise, and subsidence in the Gulf of Mexico." Natural Hazards 71, no. 3:1771-1794. PNNL-SA-94696. doi:10.1007/s11069-013-0974-6

2012

  • Rice J.S., R.H. Moss, P.J. Runci, K.L. Anderson, and E.L. Malone. 2012. "Incorporating Stakeholder Decision Support Needs into an Integrated Regional Earth System Model." Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 17, no. 7:805-819. PNNL-SA-84366. doi:10.1007/s11027-011-9345-3
  • Skaggs R., K.A. Hibbard, P. Frumhoff, T. Lowry, R. Middleton, R. Pate, and V.C. Tidwell, et al. 2012. Climate and Energy-Water-Land System Interactions Technical Report to the U.S. Department of Energy in Support of the National Climate Assessment. PNNL-21185. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Climate and Energy-Water-Land System Interactions Technical Report to the U.S. Department of Energy in Support of the National Climate Assessment

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