Event Type
Webinars and Virtual Events

Speaking: Brennan Dettmann & Leanne Blind-Doskocil, 2020 Hollings Scholars

Event Dates
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.