Post Tagged with: "Jana Houser"

WCPO quotes Houser on relief efforts for Haiti, weather complications

Dr. Jana Houser

WCPO TV 9 quotes Dr. Jana Houser in a story headlined Matthew 25: Ministries extending relief efforts for Haiti’s recovery after massive earthquake. Houser is associate professor of Geography at Ohio University. “That has the equivalent of about 20 billion kilograms of dynamite, so that is a lot of energy,” […]

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August 18, 2021 at 2:12 pmFaculty in the News In the News

New major in broadcast meteorology pairs science courses with studio forecasting experience and journalism courses

OHIO graduate student Kyle Clem explains data colleced at the West State Street Weather Station | Photo by Ben Siegel

From Ohio University News The new B.S. in Broadcast Meteorology major at Ohio University pairs the coursework and training of a traditional meteorology degree with the most robust and broad journalism curriculum in the nation for students looking to become on-camera meteorologists and science journalists. Students will take all of […]

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August 10, 2021 at 3:34 pmNews

Houser Wants to Observe Tornados as They Cross the Landscape, BBC Wants to Film It

Dr. Jana Houser with the University of Oklahoma’s Rapid-scan, X-band, polarimetric mobile radar (RaXPol).

From Ohio University News Dr. Jana Houser heads to Oklahoma this month in search of more answers about how tornados behave. Usually, Houser takes some Ohio University students with her to do fieldwork in Tornado Alley. But this year it will just be her, the University of Oklahoma radar team […]

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May 4, 2021 at 1:55 pmNews Research

NBC News Quotes Houser on Effect of La Niña

Dr. Jana Houser

NBC News quoted Jana Houser extensively in a story headlined “Tornado forecast: La Niña year could bring supercharged season.” Houser is Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio University. “One of the things that La Niña does is it tends to result in a more wavy jet stream,” said Jana Houser, an […]

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March 25, 2021 at 6:35 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Weather Channel Features Houser’s Experience Living in Tornado Alley

Dr. Jana Houser

Dr. Jana Houser, Associate Professor of Geography, was recently interviewed by the Weather Channel in a feature story headlined “A Storm Chaser Shares Her Experience of Living in Tornado Alley.” In the interview, Houser shares her personal experience of coping with the extreme weather that she has encountered in the […]

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July 16, 2020 at 11:22 amFaculty in the News In the News

Research Moment | Houser Finds Unconventional View of Tornado Formation

Dr. Jana Houser with the University of Oklahoma’s Rapid-scan, X-band, polarimetric mobile radar (RaXPol).

Tornadoes form fast—in just one to two minutes—and meteorologists don’t always know which storms will produce them. Forecasters use radar systems in fixed locations that scan the environment at a slower rate than tornadoes develop. Dr. Jana Houser, Associate Professor of Geography at Ohio University, and colleagues at the University […]

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January 30, 2020 at 8:33 amNews Research

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Newsmakers Gala Touts 112 A&S Faculty Researchers

Applied research relevant to 21st century issues was on stage as College of Arts & Sciences faculty were recognized at Ohio University’s 2019 newsmakers gala. Members of the Ohio University community gathered Oct. 3 to celebrate the hundreds of OHIO faculty who promote the research, expertise and overall excellence of […]

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October 4, 2019 at 12:35 pmNews