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Wayana Dolan

Wayana Dolan


Ph.D., Geological Sciences, UNC Chapel Hill, current
M.S., Geological Sciences, UNC Chapel Hill, 2019
B.S., Geology, Occidental College, 2016

Research Interests

  • Remote sensing
  • Arctic hydrology
  • Geoscience education

Apart from my research, I enjoy partner dancing, biking, and spending time with friends and family.

Selected Publications

Dolan, W., V.H. Payne, S.S. Kulawik., and K..W. Bowman (2016), Satellite observations of ethylene (C2H4) from the Aura Tropospheric Emission Spectrometer: A scoping study,  Atmospheric Environment, 141, 388-393, doi:

Yang, X., Pavelsky, T., Ross, M.V.R., Januchowski-Hartley, S., Dolan, W., Altenau, E.H., Belanger, M., Byron, D., Durand, M., Van Dusen, I., Galit, H., Jorissen, M., Langhorst, T., Lawton, E., Lynch, R., McQuillan, K.A., Pawar, S., & Whittemore, A. (2022). Mapping Flow-Obstructing Structures on Global RiversWater Resources Research, 58(1), e2021WR030386.
Dolan, W., Pavelsky, T., & Yang, X. (2021). Functional Lake-to-Channel Connectivity Impacts Lake Ice in the Colville Delta, Alaska. JGR Earth Surface, 126, e2021JF006362.
Thelman, A., Jankowski, K., Hayden, B., Yang, X., Dolan, W., Smits, A., & O‘Sullivan, A.M. [2021). The Ecology of River IceJGR Biogeosciences, 126, e2021JG006275.
Whittemore, A., Ross, M.R.V., Dolan, W., Langhorst, T., Yang, X, Pawar, S., Jorissen, M., Lawton, E., Januchowski-Hartley, S., & Pavelsky, T. (2020). A Participatory Science Approach to Expanding Instream Infrastructure InventoriesEarth’s Future, 8, e2020EF001558.