Post Tagged with: "Jana Houser"

Two A&S Faculty Named 2019-20 University Professors

Jana House and Morgan Vis

From Compass Two College of Arts & Sciences faculty are among the four recipients of the 2019-20 University Professors: Dr. Jana B. Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography Dr. Morgan L. Vis, Professor of Environmental & Plant Biology The University Professor program recognizes outstanding teaching at the university, and benefits faculty […]

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April 25, 2019 at 12:08 pmAnnouncements News

EOS Quotes Houser in Story on Finding Tornadoes in Canada

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

Earth, Space and Science News interviewed Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio University, for a story headlined “Before Canadian Scientists Can Study Tornadoes, They Have to Find Them.” Jana Houser, an assistant professor of meteorology at Ohio University, studies how tornadoes form and how topography affects them. She’s […]

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April 7, 2019 at 12:35 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Utah Public Radio Interviews Houser on How Tornadoes Form

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

Utah Public Radio interviewed Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio University, for a piece headlined “UnDisciplined: The Atmospheric Scientist And The Environmental Economist.” This week on UnDisciplined, we’re talking about climate, but at two very different scales. First, we’ll talk to Jana Houser, a researcher who has […]

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February 3, 2019 at 10:08 amFaculty in the News In the News

Washington Post, Science Outlets Report on Houser Tornado Discoveries

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

Research by Dr. Jana Houser showing tornadoes forming from the ground up, with implications for tornado predictions, was featured in several prestigious news outlets. Houser presented new research at the American Geophysical Union’s conference that showed the commonly-held theory that tornadoes spawn from the clouds down is likely incorrect. In […]

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January 5, 2019 at 9:39 amFaculty in the News In the News

Forecasters May Be Looking in Wrong Place When Predicting Tornadoes, Houser’s Research Shows

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

Research Demonstrates Existing Hypothesis of Top-Down Tornado Formation Is Incorrect From Compass Weather forecasters may be looking in the wrong place when working to issue tornado warnings, new research led by Ohio University’s Dr. Jana Houser has demonstrated. Historically, there have been a wide number of conflicting theories about how […]

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January 4, 2019 at 3:48 pmResearch

Houser Gets NSF Funding for Study of Tornado Formation and Intensity

Dr. Jana Houser

Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography, received NSF funding to examine topographic effects on tornado formation and intensity. Houser has spent much of her early career using radar data to examine the internal dynamics of tornado formation. Her research on the rapid development and evolution of tornadoes and associated storm-scale […]

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August 19, 2018 at 2:10 pmResearch

Meteorology Students Chase Storms in Tornado Alley, Featured in U.S. News

The group races east toward a supercell in the Texas panhandle, attempting to get ahead of the forward flank downdraft.

Eighteen meteorology students from Ohio University packed their bags and headed west to the Central and Southern Plains’ Tornado Alley. On the trip, students directly observed deep, moist atmospheric convection and its associated phenomena, including single-cell, multi-cell, and supercell storms, which can produce squall lines, hail, lightning, and tornadoes. The […]

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June 18, 2018 at 1:32 pmIn Class In the News Students in the News