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Cody Kirkpatrick | Faculty

Cody Kirkpatrick Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Geography

Office: MSB II 304
TEL: 812-855-3481
Email: codykirk at indiana.edu

Education

Ph.D., 2010, University of Alabama in Huntsville
M.S., 2005, University of Alabama in Huntsville
B.S., 2002, University of Oklahoma

Research Foci

  • Mesoscale meteorology
  • Numerical simulation of convective storms and systems
  • Observations and predictability of high-impact, hazardous weather events
  • Numerical weather prediction

Teaching

  • G109: Introduction to Weather and Climate
  • G220: Severe and Unusual Weather
  • G339: Weather Analysis and Forecasting
  • G433: Advanced Synoptic Meteorology and Climatology (planned spring 2013)

Publications

  • Kirkpatrick, C., E. W. McCaul, Jr., and C. Cohen, 2011:  Sensitivities of simulated convective storms to environmental CAPE.  Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 3514-3532.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., E. W. McCaul, Jr., and C. Cohen, 2009:  Variability of simulated convective storm updrafts and downdrafts as a function of environmental parameters.  Mon. Wea. Rev., 137, 1550-1561.
  • Kirkpatrick, C., E. W. McCaul, Jr., and C. Cohen, 2007:  The motion of simulated convective storms as a function of basic environmental parameters.  Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 3033-3051.
  • McCaul, E. W., Jr., C. Cohen, and C. Kirkpatrick, 2005:  The sensitivity of simulated storm structure, intensity, and precipitation efficiency to environmental temperature.  Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, 3015-3037.