Brody Fuchs, Erik Nielsen and Sam Childs earn awards at AMS conferences
(From left: Brody Fuchs, Erik Nielsen and Sam Childs)
Brody Fuchs, advised by Steve Rutledge, and Erik Nielsen and Sam Childs, both advised by Russ Schumacher, earned presentation awards at recent American Meteorological Society conferences.
Brody received second place for his poster, “Relationships Between Storm Microphysics, Dynamics, and Charge Structure,” at the annual AMS meeting in Seattle in January.
Erik received second place for his talk, “Observations of Extreme Short-Term Precipitation Associated with Supercells and Mesovortices,” and second place for his poster, “An Updated U.S. Geographic Distribution of Concurrent, Collocated Tornado and Flash Flood Events and Look at those Observed during the First Year of VORTEX-SE.” Erik’s presentations covered separate research and both were presented at the annual AMS meeting in January.
Sam received third place for his talk, “Cold Season Tornadoes: Climatological, Meteorological, and Social Perspectives,” at the Conference on Severe Local Storms in Portland, OR, in November.