Faculty and students attended and presented research at the 2017 American Meteorological Society’s 97th Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA from January 21-26, 2017. In addition to presentations given during the main conference, the program had a booth at the AMS Career Fair from January 21st-23rd, hosted a lunch for prospective graduate students at The Cheesecake Factory on January 23rd, and participated in an early-career-focused speed networking event on January 23rd. Downtime prompted some sightseeing, including the Atmospheric Science Club’s trip to the Space Needle on January 22nd!
Presentations given by faculty and students during the conference are listed below. Recorded versions of the oral presentations will be available beginning in late February. We hope to see you at the 2018 98th Annual Meeting in Austin, TX in early January!
Russell Danielson (M.S. Candidate, under the supervision of Prof. Paul Roebber)
“Downstream Predictability of the Path and Survival of Severe Wind Producing MCSs and Derechos using RUC Analysis Data”
Monday, January 23rd, 2:30-4:00 pm
Prof. Clark Evans (in collaboration with recent M.S. graduate Caleb Grunzke, now with OU/CIMSS at the SPC)
“Predictability and Dynamics of Warm-Core Mesoscale Vortex Formation with the 8 May 2009 “Super Derecho” Event”
Wednesday, January 25th, 11:00 am
Caitlin Crossett (M.S. Candidate, under the supervision of Prof. Clark Evans)
“An Examination of the Dynamics of a Rear-Inflow Jet Associated with an Idealized Mesoscale Convective System”
Wednesday, January 25th, 1:45 pm
Prof. Paul Roebber (in collaboration with Prof. David Schultz at the University of Manchester)
“Lessons Learned from Lance” (invited talk during the Lance Bosart Symposium)
Thursday, January 26th, 9:15 am