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Kimberly Elmore

Research Scientist III

My interests lie in use of crowd-sourced observations to advance our understanding of current weather and the state of our numerical weather prediction guidance, all through the mPING Project. Im also interested in applying machine learning/artificial intelligence to algorithm development for both radar algorithms and the output of numerical weather prediction models. Im heavily involved in analysis of airborne Doppler radar data, merged with ground-based Doppler radar data, to further our understanding of tornadic storm processes in the Southeastern United States using VORTEX-Southeast data. Finally, Im interested in applying meteorological measurements from UAS platforms to better understand pre-storm environments and to make better forecasts of developing severe weather.

Education

Ph.D. Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, May 2000

M.S. Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, December 1982

B.S. Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, May 1978

Experience

Research Scientist III and Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Meteorology, Affiliation

Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies/National Severe Storms Laboratory Warning Research and Detection Division, Norman, Oklahoma, June 1995 Present

Associate Scientist III, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Research Applications Program, Boulder, Colorado November, 1982 June 1995.

Research Team(s):

Stormscale Hydrometeorology