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University of Wyoming,

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, MSc student

Room 6036, 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

Conference Presentations:

  • 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.
  • Capella, R. J., and Morehead, E. L. Investigating Appalachian-Induced Fine-Scale Frontal Features during SEAR-MAR (poster). 17th Annual Student Conference, Austin, TX, USA, January 2018.
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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