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Dr. David Lerach

[LERACH pronounced:  lair'-ick]

Courses Taught

  • ESC 195 Natural Disasters
  • ESC 314 Environmental Climatology Lab
  • ESC 362 Global Warming
  • ESC 415 Physical Meteorology
  • ESC 416 Thermodynamics and Boundary Layer
  • ESC 420 Radar & Satellite Meteorology

Academic Background

  • Ph.D., Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, 2012
    Fort Collins, Colorado
    Dissertation:  Simulating southwestern US desert dust influences on severe, tornadic storms
  • M.S., Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, 2006
    Fort Collins, Colorado
    Thesis:  Vertical structure and kinematics of tropical monsoon precipitation observed from a 2875-MHz profiler during NAME
  • B.S., Meteorology, Saint Cloud State University, Minnesota
    Saint Cloud, Minnesota

Research Interests

  • Mesoscale meteorology
  • Cloud physics
  • Severe storms
  • Tornadogenesis

Last Updated 2/22/13