Rachael Cross is a recent graduate of the School of Meteorology and was an AMS (American Meteorological Society) award winner in 2019. This was her second time attending AMS, but it was her first oral presentation. She earned an honorable mention for the presentation titled, When Uncertainty Is Certain: The Creation and Effects of Amiable Distrust between Emergency Managers and Forecast Information in the Southeastern United States.
Ph.D student, Monte Flora was awarded an honorable mention for his presentation, Neighborhood Verification of 1-h Probabilistic Low-Level Rotation Forecasts from the NSSL Experimental Warn-on-Forecast System, at the 2019 AMS Conference.
Two first time presenters, Victoria Johnson and Wesley Wahde, represented OU’s Geography and Political Science departments at this year’s American Meteorological Society conference.
This year marked Casey Griffin’s 10th American Meteorological Society conference and his 6th AMS annual meeting. Griffin, a Ph.D student at the School of Meteorology, came home from the 2019 conference with the Best Student Poster Presentation award for the poster, Phased Array Radar Symposium.
School of Meteorology Ph.D Student, Eric Loken, won first place in the student oral presentation category at the 2019 American Meteorological Society Annual Conference as part of the 18th Conference on Artificial and Computational Intelligence and its Applications to the Environmental Sciences. His presentation titled, Postprocessing HREFv2 Heavy Rainfall Forecasts Using Machine Learning.