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Science Cafe | Tornadoes: Unraveling the Mysteries of one of Earth’s most Powerful Storms, Feb. 21

Dr. Jana Houser

Science Café presents Dr. Jana Houser on “Tornadoes: Unraveling the Mysteries of one of Earth’s most Powerful Storms” on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 5 p.m. in the Baker Center Front Room Coffeehouse. Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio University, spent the past 10 years studying tornadoes through the use […]

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February 1, 2018 at 7:00 pmEvents

Houser Gives Keynote on Tornado Intensity, Correlation with Topography, Land Cover

Dr. Jana Houser

Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography, was recently invited to be a keynote speaker at the American Meteorological Society’s 38th Radar Meteorology Conference held in Chicago from Aug. 28 through Sept. 1. Houser gave a presentation titled “Correlations between Topography and Land Cover with Tornado Intensity using Rapid-Scan Mobile and […]

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September 12, 2017 at 12:14 pmResearch

Geology Colloquium | Rapid-Scan Radar Observations of Tornadoes: What We Have Learned About Tornado Structure and Evolution, Jan. 20

Dr. Jana Houser

The Geological Sciences Colloquium Series presents Dr. Jana Houser on “Rapid-Scan Radar Observations of Tornadoes: What We Have Learned About Tornado Structure and Evolution” on Friday, Jan. 20, from 3:05 to 4:00 p.m. in Clippinger 205. Houser is Assistant Professor of Geography at Ohio University, where she conducts research and […]

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January 1, 2017 at 7:15 pmEvents

Students See Tornadoes on First Day Storm Chasing

Dr. Jana Houser led 12 undergraduates and two graduates on a storm-chasing trek through the Central Plains.

by Kristin M. Distel Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography, led a group of students on a rare and exciting adventure in May. She and her team of students spent a week in the Central Plains, where they chased supercell thunderstorms and tornadoes. The team saw tornadoes on their […]

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October 17, 2016 at 8:58 amIn Class News

A&S Faculty Dominate Women in Science and Engineering Presentations

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College of Arts & Sciences faculty dominated in presentations for the 2015 Women in Science and Engineering Program at Ohio University. Special thanks go to Dr. James Y. Tong, Professor Emeritus of Chemistry & Biochemistry, for organizing the annual event, held this year on April 9. Dr. Rebecca Barlag, Professor of […]

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April 13, 2015 at 3:31 pmNews

Oklahoman Quotes Houser on New Model 2011 Tornado

Dr. Jana Houser, Assistant Professor of Geography, was featured in an Oklahoman article on a tornado model based on storm that struck Oklahoma City in 2011. An EF5 tornado that tore through the Oklahoma City area on May 24, 2011, cost the metro area several lives and left many residents […]

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December 23, 2014 at 9:18 amFaculty in the News In the News

Storm Chasing Experience Open to Meteorology Students

Storm Chasing Experience Open to Meteorology Students

Open to juniors, seniors and graduate students who are majoring or minoring in meteorology, a real-life Storm Chasing Experience takes place May 5-12 in the Central Plains. After completing coursework on supercell thunderstorms and tornadoes or mesoscale meteorology, students will spend one week traveling around Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas where they […]

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November 11, 2014 at 1:00 pmNews