NWC REU 2020
May 26 - July 31

 

Students & Mentors 2020

Audrey Brandon
Junior Mathematics Major
Central Methodist University
Mentor:
John Snow, OU/SoM
Research Project:
Building Simple Climate System Models for Instruction and Research

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Neil Crosby
Junior Meteorology Major
Jackson State University

Mentor:
Ben Schenkel, OU/CIMMS
Research Project:
How does the extratropical transition of tropical cyclones impact tornado production?

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America Gaviria-Pabón
Senior Physical Sciences Major
University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez
Mentors:
Jill Hardy, OU/CIMMS & NOAA/NWS/WDTD
JJ Gourley, NOAA/NSSL
Todd Lindley, NOAA/NWS/NWSFO Norman
Research Project:
Understanding the correlation between NWS impact-based Flash Flood Warning categories and various NWS flash flood tools

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E'lysha Guerrero
Sophomore Meteorology Major with Concentration on Climate Science
San Jose State University


Mentor:
Brad Illston, OCS
Research Project:
Eclipse Temperature Inversion

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Hope Judkins
Junior Earth System Science Major
University of Alabama - Huntsville
Mentors:
Kirsten de Beurs, OU/DGES
Research Project:
Interdisciplinary project about climate and biology

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Michael Lavallee
Junior Meteorology Major
Texas A&M University
Mentor:
Brad Illston, OCS
Research Project:
Radar Rainfall Estimates vs. Station Rainfall Data

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Theresa Lincheck
Junior Physics Major
Cleveland State University
Mentors:
Brian Greene, OU/SoM & OU/CASS & OU/ARRC
Liz Pillar-Little, OU/SoM & OU/CASS
Francesca Lappin, OU/SoM & OU/CASS

Research Project:
Quantifying the Depth of the Stable Boundary Layer in the Arctic

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Jordan Robinson
Sophomore Physics Major
Rhodes College
Mentors:
Brian Greene, OU/SoM & OU/CASS & OU/ARRC
Liz Pillar-Little, OU/SoM & OU/CASS
Francesca Lappin, OU/SoM & OU/CASS

Research Project:
Comparing the Atmospheric Dynamics of the Stable Boundary Layer in Finland and Northern Alaska

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Henry Santer
Junior Mathematics Major
University of Maryland, College Park
Mentors:
Heather Grams, NOAA/NSSL
Research Project:
Understanding and Mitigating Sources of Error in Dual Polarization Precipitation Estimates

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Hope Skypek
Junior Atmospheric Sciences Major
University of Georgia
Mentors:
Kimberly Hoogewind, OU/CIMMS & NOAA/NSSL
Harold Brooks, NOAA/NSSL
Research Project:
Investigating extended periods with multiple days of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes

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Hayden Webb
Senior Computer Science Major
Southwestern Oklahoma State University
Mentors:
Kristin Calhoun, NOAA/NSSL
Darrel Kingfield, NOAA/GSL
Research Project:
Understanding the Nature of Lightning Associated with Towers

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Melanie Zambron
Junior Meteorology Major
Valparaiso University
Mentors:
David Bodine, OU/ARRC
Tony Reinhart, OU/CIMMS & NOAA/NSSL
Research Project:
Investigation of Multi-Radar Multi-Sensor Rotation Track Data on Tornadoes in the Southeastern United States

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