Jeff Basara

Jeff Basara

Associate Professor

Office: NWC 5238
Phone: (405) 325-1760

Dr Basara’s specific research interests are focused on the integration of our understanding across weather, climate, water, and ecosystems. His research activities includes land-atmosphere interactions, the physical processes which impact the development of the planetary boundary layer, droughts, flash floods, the development, validation, and improvement of land surface models used in numerical weather prediction, urban meteorology, severe weather, instrumentation, severe winter weather, and the validation of remotely sensed soil moisture and skin temperature from satellite mounted instruments. Many of these research projects require collaboration with other scientists and interdisciplinary partnerships. Currently, Dr. Basara serves as the Director of the Kessler Atmospheric and Ecological Field Station and works closely with scientists across multiple disciplines to increase the overall understanding of the complex interactions within the environmental column.

B.S., Atmospheric Science, Purdue University, 1994 M.S., Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, 1998 Ph.D., Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, 2001

Courses

ID Course Name Duration Start Date
METR 4424.001 Synoptic Meteorology MW 12:00-1:15 R 2:30-4:15 August 21, 2017
METR 4633.001 Hydrometeorology TR 2:30-3:45 January 17, 2017
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