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Atmospheric Science,

EN 6034

Dept. 3038

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-3245

Email: geerts@uwyo.edu

Atmospheric Science

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Robert Capella, Dual-Degree Student

Room 6038, Engineering Building
website: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robertcapella/
email: rcapella@uwyo.edu

Advisor:

Dr. Bart Geerts

Research Topics:

Extreme winter weather in the high plains and mountain west including snow squalls, blowing snow, and extreme wind. This work aims to enhance National Weather Service forecast and warning capabilities through model development, hazard parameterization, and real-time product dissemination.

Education:

  • B.Sc., Meteorology, Millersville University, 2018

  • A.A.S. Meteorology, Community College of the Air Force, 2018

Conference Presentations:

  • Capella, R. J., B. Geerts, Z. Lebo, E. Collins, R. Cox, and A. Lyons. High-Resolution Rapid Refresh Model-Based Verification of Snow Squall Prediction in the High Plains and Mountain West. 19th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, Virtual, July 2020.

  • Capella, R. J., B. Geerts, Z. Lebo, E. Collins, R. Cox, and A. Lyons. High-Resolution Rapid Refresh Model-Based Climatology and Analysis of Snow Squall Characteristics in the High Plains and Mountain West (poster). 10th Conference on Transition of Research to Operations, Boston, MA, USA, January 2020. (Award)

  • Capella, R. J., High-Resolution Rapid Refresh model-based analysis of snow squall characteristics. 21st Annual High Plains AMS/NWA Conference, Colby, KS, USA, August 2019.

Contact Us

University of Wyoming,

Atmospheric Science,

EN 6034

Dept. 3038

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-3245

Email: geerts@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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