Mark J. Dempsey

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Research Interests

  • Atmosphere, urban boundary layer, planetary boundary layer, severe weather, tornadoes, weather, climate, storm chasing, storm photography.

Dissertation Topic: Remote Sensing the Urban Boundary Layer: Discerning Its Depth and Vertical Structure

Advisor: James F. Booth

I am interested in chasing and photographing severe weather in the Great Plains during the summer and during the rest of the year I examine wind plots and contour plots showing the micro to mesoscale weather dynamics of the atmosphere over New York City.