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Atmospheric Science

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Philip Bergmaier, PhD Student

Room 60XX, Engineering Building
email: pbergmai@uwyo.edu

Advisor:

Dr. Bart Geerts

Research Topic:

Dynamics of secondary circulations within long-lake-axis-parallel (LLAP) lake-effect snow bands

Education:

  • B.S. in Meteorology, Millersville University, 2010
  • M.S. in Atmospheric Science, University of Wyoming, 2014

Publications:

  • Bergmaier, P. T., B. Geerts, L. S. Campbell, and W. J. Steenburgh, 2017: The OWLeS IOP2b lake-effect snowstorm: Dynamics of the secondary circulation. Mon. Wea. Rev., 145, 2437–2459. (https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-16-0462.1)
  • Pokharel, B., B. Geerts, X. Chu, P. Bergmaier, 2017: Profiling radar observations and numerical simulations of a downslope wind storm and rotor on the lee of the Medicine Bow mountains in Wyoming. Atmosphere, 8, 39. (http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/atmos8020039)
  • Welsh, D., B. Geerts, X. Jing, P. T. Bergmaier, J. R. Minder, W. J. Steenburgh, and L. S. Campbell, 2016: Understanding heavy lake-effect snowfall: The vertical structure of radar reflectivity in a deep snowband over and downwind of Lake Ontario. Mon. Wea. Rev., 144, 4221–4244. (https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-16-0057.1)
  • Bergmaier, P. T., and B. Geerts, 2016: Airborne radar observations of lake-effect snow bands over the New York Finger Lakes. Mon. Wea. Rev., 144, 3895–3914. (https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-16-0103.1)
  • Bergmaier, P. T., and B. Geerts, 2015: Characteristics and synoptic environment of drylines occurring over the higher terrain of southeastern Wyoming. Wea. Forecasting, 30, 1733–1748. (https://doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-15-0061.1)
  • Bergmaier, P. T., B. Geerts, Z. Wang, B. Liu, and P. C. Campbell, 2014: A Dryline in Southeast Wyoming. Part II: Airborne In Situ and Raman Lidar Observations. Mon. Wea. Rev., 142, 2961–2977. (https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-13-00314.1)
  • Campbell, P. C., B. Geerts, and P. T. Bergmaier, 2014: A Dryline in Southeast Wyoming. Part I: Multiscale Analysis Using Observations and Modeling on 22 June 2010. Mon. Wea. Rev., 142, 268–289. (https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-13-00049.1)

Conference Presentations:

  • Bergmaier, P. T., B. Geerts, W. J. Steenburgh, and L. Campbell, 2017: Understanding heavy lake-effect snow: On secondary circulations within LLAP bands over Lake Ontario. 28th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting / 24th Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction, Seattle, WA, USA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 13.2.
  • Bergmaier, P. T., B. Geerts, and Y. Wang, 2015: Airborne dual-Doppler observations of the 11 Dec 2013 lake-effect snow band during OWLeS. 16th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, Boston, MA, USA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 8.6.
  • Bergmaier, P. T., B. Geerts, N. F. Laird, and N. D. Metz, 2015: Profiling Doppler radar observations of lake-effect snow over the New York Finger Lakes during OWLeS. 16th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, Boston, MA, USA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 55.
  • Bergmaier, P. T., and B. Geerts, 2014: Characteristics and Climatology of Drylines Occurring Over the Higher Terrain of Southeast Wyoming. 16th Conference on Mountain Meteorology, San Diego, CA, USA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 13.5.
  • Bergmaier, P. T., Z. Wang, P. C. Campbell, B. Geerts, and B. Liu, 2013: An airborne Raman lidar and modeling study of a dryline and convection initiation over the high plains of southeast Wyoming. 15th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, Portland, OR, USA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 51.
  • Bergmaier, P. T., and K. R. Knapp, 2010: Facilitating tropical cyclone analysis of hurricane satellite (HURSAT) imagery with Google Earth. 26th Conference on Interactive Information and Processing Systems (IIPS) for Meteorology, Atlanta, GA, USA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., 391.

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