School of Meteorology News

7 Meteorology Juniors Shine: Recognized at The OU 2024 Campus Awards Program

Last Friday, The 2024 University of Oklahoma Campus Awards Ceremony honored 7 outstanding Juniors from The School of Meteorology. In the photo above (from left to right): Evan White, Parker Davis, Andrew Kenny, Xochitl Hidalgo, Alexa Dringus, Kyle Eskew (not pictured), and Daniel Fenske (not pictured), were all of the outstanding Juniors recognized at Friday’s […]

SoM Student Receives NSF GRFP Honorable Mention

This year, one student in the School of Meteorology received a NSF GRFP honorable mention. Colin Welty received one of only 3 honorable mentions in the Physical and Dynamical Meteorology category.  

SoM Student Affairs Committee Teams Up With College of AG&S for 2024 Multicultural Festival

On March 8, 2024, the SoM Student Affairs Committee (SAC), teamed up with the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences (A&GS) to host their Annual Multicultural Festival. This year’s festival delighted attendees with 28 dishes, skillfully prepared by students, faculty, staff, and researchers within the National Weather Center (NWC) and A&GS. Complementing the diverse food […]

Three OU SoM Students Received The Outstanding Student Presentation Award for Atmospheric Sciences

On March 11th, 2024, The American Geophysical Union selected 20 out of 344 students to receive the 2023 Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) for the Atmospheric Sciences Section. Out of these twenty students, three of them came from The University of Oklahoma, School of Meteorology. These students are: Abdulamid Fakoya (University of Oklahoma): Exploring the […]

Upcoming Events

Clayton Blosser ARRC Student Seminar

ARRC Student Seminar  Clayton Blosser Thursday, April 18th  11:00 a.m. RIL 202 Parametric amplification has become an area of interest for RF engineers in circumventing fundamental limitations like the Bode-Fano limit or the Chu limit. However, the theory of broad banding parametric amplifiers has yet to be directly applied to electrically small antennas. This work […]

Derek Stratman

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Derek Stratman Storm Displacement Errors in the Warn-on-Forecast System April 18th, 2024 3:00 pm NWC 1350 Abstract: The Warn-on-Forecast System (WoFS) is a regional, rapidly-updating, ensemble data assimilation and prediction system designed to provide short-term probabilistic guidance of severe and hazardous weather, including individual thunderstorms. As with most convection-allowing modeling systems, […]

Dominic Candela

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Dominic Candela Using UAS Damage Observations and High Resolution Numerical Simulations to Understand Tornado Evolution over Heterogeneous Land Cover and Terrain Friday, April 19th, 2024 3:00 pm NWC 1350 Abstract: Tornadoes impact a wide variety of land surface types with varying degrees of surface heterogeneity and terrain. Through uncrewed aerial systems […]

Rachael Cross

Convective Meteorology (Mesoscale Dynamics) Rachael Cross Analysis of Dual-Polarimeteric Radar Signatures in Tornadic and Nontornadic Supercells During the 24-25 May 2011 Outbreak April 19th, 2024 3:30 pm NWC 1350 Abstract: Supercells tend to produce the strongest and longest-lived tornadoes, causing insurmountable destruction of property, loss of life, and impacts to society. To mitigate these impacts, […]

Elizabeth Spicer

Boundary Layer, Urban Meteorology, and Land-Surface Processes Elizabeth Spicer  The Houston Urban Heat Island Effect: Motivation and Initial Findings from the 2022 TRACER Field Campaign April 22, 2024 3:00 pm NWC 1350 Abstract: Cities and other urban areas commonly exhibit the urban heat island (UHI) effect, where air temperatures within the built-up area are higher […]

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