Skip Navigation

Defenses for Spring 2020

Projecting End-of-century Human Exposure to Eastern Colorado Tornadoes and Hailstorms: Meteorological and Societal Perspectives
Jun 12, 2020
PhD Defense
“Projecting End-of-century Human Exposure to Eastern Colorado Tornadoes and Hailstorms: Meteorological and Societal Perspectives”
BY Samuel Childs
ADVISOR Russ Schumacher
Axisymmetric and Asymmetric Processes Contributing to Tropical Cyclone Intensification and Expansion
May 29, 2020
PhD Defense
“Axisymmetric and Asymmetric Processes Contributing to Tropical Cyclone Intensification and Expansion”
BY Jonathan Martinez
ADVISOR Michael Bell
Synoptic through Mesoscale Environments of South American Thunderstorms
May 22, 2020
MS Defense
“Synoptic through Mesoscale Environments of South American Thunderstorms”
BY Jeremiah Piersante
ADVISOR Kristen Rasmussen and Russ Schumacher
Response of Convective Cold Pools and Precipitation to Changes in Soil Moisture
Mar 06, 2020
PhD Defense
“Response of Convective Cold Pools and Precipitation to Changes in Soil Moisture”
BY Aryeh Drager
ADVISOR Susan van den Heever
Origins and Impacts of Tropopause Layer Cooling in Tropical Cyclones
Feb 14, 2020
PhD Defense
“Origins and Impacts of Tropopause Layer Cooling in Tropical Cyclones”
BY Louis Rivoire
ADVISOR Thomas Birner and John Knaff
Observations of Aerosol Particles and Deep Convective Updrafts and the Modeling of Their Interactions
Feb 04, 2020
PhD Defense
“Observations of Aerosol Particles and Deep Convective Updrafts and the Modeling of Their Interactions”
BY Peter Marinescu
ADVISOR Susan van den Heever and Sonia Kreidenweis
On the Relation between Satellite Observed Liquid Water Path, Cloud Droplet Number Concentration and Cloud Base Rain Rate and Its Implication for the Auto-Conversion Rate in Stratocumulus Clouds
Jan 30, 2020
MS Defense
“On the Relation between Satellite Observed Liquid Water Path, Cloud Droplet Number Concentration and Cloud Base Rain Rate and Its Implication for the Auto-Conversion Rate in Stratocumulus Clouds”
BY Murakami Yasutaka
ADVISOR Chris Kummerow and Susan van den Heever
Impacts of Arctic Warming and Sea Ice Loss on the Northern Hemisphere Mid-Latitude Large-Scale Circulation
Jan 28, 2020
PhD Defense
“Impacts of Arctic Warming and Sea Ice Loss on the Northern Hemisphere Mid-Latitude Large-Scale Circulation”
BY Bryn Ronalds
ADVISOR Elizabeth Barnes
Constraining Marine Ice Nucleating Particle Parameterizations in Atmospheric Models using Observations from the Southern Ocean
Jan 22, 2020
MS Defense
“Constraining Marine Ice Nucleating Particle Parameterizations in Atmospheric Models using Observations from the Southern Ocean”
BY Kathryn Moore
ADVISOR Sonia Kreidenweis
A Year in the Life of an Atmospheric Ketone
Jan 10, 2020
PhD Defense
“A Year in the Life of an Atmospheric Ketone”
BY Jared Brewer
ADVISOR Emily Fischer and A.R. Ravishankara