Juneau Hollings Scholar Presentations: Winds and Atmospheric Rivers
Speaking: Brennan Dettmann & Leanne Blind-Doskocil, 2020 Hollings Scholars
Event Type: Webinars and Virtual Events
When: 29 July 2020
Where: Online: 11:00 am AKDT, 3:00 pm EDT
The Juneau National Weather Service Forecast office remotely hosted two NOAA Hollings Scholars during the summer of 2020. This webinar will cover the work of those two scholars.
Speaker: Brennan Dettmann – Using R and python to analyze the relationship between sustained wind speed, wind direction, and wind gust data from 97 observation sites throughout Southeast Alaska to improve wind gust forecasts.
Speaker: Leanne Blind-Doskocil – Studying the strength of atmospheric river events in southeast Alaska based on integrated vapor transport values, duration of each event, optimal transport direction, and precipitation amounts.