Holly L. Hamilton

Holly L. Hamilton

  • Post Doctoral Scholar
528 Walker Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: hlh189@psu.edu

Education:

  1. PhD Meteorology, August 2016 -- The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802
  2. MS Meteorology, May 2011 -- The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802
  3. B.Sc. (Honors) Meteorology and Atmospheric Science, July 2008 -- University of Leeds, Leeds, UK

Research Specialties:

Tropical Meteorology:

Tropical cyclone boundary layer, supergradient jet, structural changes in tropical cyclones during landfall, West African monsoon, precipitation, TRMM, WRF modeling, African Easterly Waves, African Easterly Jet, effects of topography on convective development

Biography:

Awards and Honors

  • 2008-09 Anne C. Wilson Graduate Research Award
  • Member, Chi Epsilon Pi Meteorological Honor Society 

Publications

Evans, J.L., Fuentes, J.D., Hu, X-M., Hamilton, H.L., 2011: Earth-Atmosphere Interactions: Tropical Storm and Hurricane Activity in the Caribbean and Consequent Health Impacts. Journal of Race and Policy, 7 (1), 53 - 74.

Hamilton, H.L., 2011: Observations of Tropical Cyclone Boundary Layer Winds in the Core of Hurricane Ike, Master's Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802