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Hello there. I'm a Scientist I in NCAR/ATD. One of my primary duties is to go into the field with PI's and try to help them collect the best possible datasets with our instruments. I also try to do some research using data from all instruments I can get my hands on: radars, lidars, soundings, wind profilers, cloud photographs, aircraft data, satellite imagery and surface stations. I'm interested in mesoscale meteorology, more specifically in organized structures within the boundary layer (e.g., horizontal convective rolls) and in the relationship between the boundary layer and the initiation of thunderstorms.

I have no clue as to how to create links at this point so there's not much to look at here right now. Check back some other time, if you'd like. Please feel free to e-mail me, or phone (see my address by clicking on my name, below).

Publications

Weckwerth, T. M., J. W. Wilson, R. M. Wakimoto and N. A. Crook, 1997: Horizontal convective rolls: Determining the environmental conditions supporting their existence and characteristics. Mon. Wea. Rev. , 125, 505-526.

Weckwerth, T. M., J. W. Wilson and R. M. Wakimoto, 1996: Thermodynamic variability within the boundary layer due to horizontal convective rolls. Mon. Wea. Rev. , 124, 769-784.

Atkins, N. T., R. M. Wakimoto and T. M. Weckwerth, 1995: Observations of the sea-breeze front during CaPE. Part II: Dual-Doppler and aircraft analysis. Mon. Wea. Rev. , 123, 944-969.

Wilson, J. W., T. M. Weckwerth, J. Vivekanandan, R. M. Wakimoto and R. W. Russell, 1994: Boundary layer clear-air radar echoes: origin of echoes and accuracy of derived winds. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 11, 1184-1206.

Weckwerth, T. M., and R. M. Wakimoto, 1992: The initiation and organization of convective cells atop a cold-air outflow boundary. Mon. Wea. Rev., 120, 2169-2187.

Coulter, R. L., T. J. Martin and T. M. Weckwerth, 1989: Minisodar measurements of rain. J. Atmos. Oceanic Tech., 6, 369-377.

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Tammy Weckwerth, NCAR Remote Sensing Facility

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