Ph.D. Geography, University of Georgia, 2018
M.S. Meteorology, Florida State University, 2012
- Geography of Climate Change and Storms
- GIS Databases
- Physical Geography
- Programming for GIS
- Urban Climate and GIS
Awards & Honors
- Fellow, Kavli Frontiers of Science, National Academies of Science, 2022
- Inaugural member, AMS Early Career Leadership Academy, 2018
Assessment of regional climate sensitivity to urbanization
Investigating the utility of AI/ML in urban rainfall predictability
Comparing heat island sensitivity and observation on the neighborhood scale
Determining the migration impacts of urban growth on regional climate
Johnson, B.D., M.D. Williams, J.M. Shepherd, 2021: Urbanization and Winter Precipitation: A Case Study Analysis of Land Surface Sensitivity. Atmosphere, 12, 805. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12070805.
Shepherd J.M., S.J. Burian, M. Jin, C. Liu, and B. Johnson, 2020: Two Decades of Urban Hydroclimatological Studies Have Yielded Discovery and Societal Benefits. In: Levizzani V., Kidd C., Kirschbaum D., Kummerow C., Nakamura K., Turk F. (eds) Satellite Precipitation Measurement. Advances in Global Change Research, vol 69. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-35798-6_29.
Sandgathe, S., B. R. Brown, J. C. Carman, J. M. Infanti, B. Johnson, D. McCarren, and E. McIlvain, 2020: Exploring the Need for Reliable Decadal Prediction. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., 101, E141–E145, https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-19-0248.1.
Haupt, S., S. Hanna, M. Askleson, M. Shepherd, M. Fragomeni, N. Debbage, and B. Johnson, 2019: 100 Years of Scientific Research at AMS, 100 years of Progress in Applied Meteorology. Part II: Applications that Address Growing Populations. Meteorological Monographs. https://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/pdf/10.1175/AMSMONOGRAPHS-D-18-0007.1.
Sandgathe, S., J. Carman, B. Johnson, and E. McIlvain, 2018: Bridging The Gap Between Climate And Weather. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc., https://doi.org/10.1175/BAMS-D-18-0154.1.
Johnson, B.D. and J. M. Shepherd, 2018: An Urban-based Climatology of Winter Precipitation in the Northeast United States. Urban Climate, June 2018, 24, 205-220, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.uclim.2018.03.003.