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Dr. Charles Doswell, Lecture Guide

Dr. Charles "Chuck" Doswell III is a former research meteorologist with the National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL), and is considered one of the top tornado scientists in the world.  Dr. Doswell earned degrees from the University of Wisconsin and the University of Oklahoma, all in meteorology.  He has been a dedicated storm chaser since 1972.  He has lectured on severe thunderstorms and weather forecasting at the request of the United Nations' World Meteorological Organization.  He is an Adjunct Professor with the University of Oklahoma's School of Meteorology and occasionally teaches various courses, including his own course in Advanced Forecasting Techniques, at the graduate level.

Dr. Doswell currently works as a Senior Research Scientist at the Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS).

Dr. Doswell will lead the Lecture Tour, presenting a comprehensive discussion on storm chasing.  He will share his insight on forecasting, logistics, and safety.  This special tour is ideal for meteorology students and those who simply want to learn from the best.  Don't miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to chase with one of the great veterans of tornado science and the storm chasing discipline.

Articles by Chuck Doswell

"Storm Chasing with Safety, Courtesy, and Responsibility"
Frequently Asked Questions about Storm Chasing and Tornadoes
Tornado Thoughts after VORTEX '95
More on Tornadoes: Records, the Fujita Scale, and Our Observations
Some Probability Estimates Associated with Violent Tornadoes
Thoughts after 03 May 1999
Tornadoes: Some Hard Realities
What is a Tornado?
Recognition of negative mesoscale factors for severe weather potential. A case study.

Storm Chases by Chuck Doswell, 1972-1994
Storm Chasing Highlights - 1995
Storm Chase Log - 1996
Storm Chase Log - 1997
Storm Chase Log - 1998
Storm Chase Log - 1999
Storm Chase Log - 2000
Storm Chase Log - 2001
Storm Chase Log - 2002
Storm Chase Log - 2003

Chuck Doswell's Homepage





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