Two Meteorology graduate students give award winning presentations at AMS Conference

26th AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms

The 26th Conference on Severe Local Storms is sponsored by the American Meteorological Society and organized by the AMS Committee on Severe Local Storms. The conference was held 5-8 November 2012 at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, TN.

Congratulations to Chris Nowotarski and Ryan Hastings for their awards for best oral presentations and best poster, respectively, at last week's AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms in Nashville. 

Chris Nowotarski

"Best Student Oral Presentation."

Chris' presentation was entitled "The influence of horizontal convective rolls on the morphology of low-level rotation in idealized simulations of supercell thunderstorms."  

Chris Nowotarski

"Best Student Poster"

Ryan's poster was entitled "Mergers in supercell environments. Part II: Tornadogenesis potential during merger as evaluated by changes in the near-surface low-level mesocyclone."

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