USNA | Assoc. Prof. David R. Smith

  1. McCormack, R.S.  [Sp89: SO496 Research;AY89-90: Trident Research] -  "An investigation of explosive cyclogenesis along the East Coast of the United States: A case study of the Veterans' Day Storm (11 November 1987)"
    • Presented poster session at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union, (Dec 1989), entitled: "The effect of sea surface temperature gradients on tracks of explosively developing storms off the East Coast of the United States"; printed as abstract.
    • Presented results at a seminar (May 90) to scientists at NOAA/NESDIS, World Weather Building, Camp Springs, MD entitled: "Explosive cyclogenesis: A case study of the Veterans' Day Storm (11-12 November 1987)".
    • Presented a poster session at the Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the National Weather Association, (Oct 1990) entitled: "The Veterans' Day Storm of 1987: A case study of explosive cyclogenesis along the East Coast"; printed as abstract.
      In addition, this Trident Research paper was awarded Third Place in the annual Father James Macelwane Undergraduate Research competition of the American Meteorological Society.
  2. Ritter, C.M. [F90: SO495; Sp91: SO496 Research]
    • Presented a poster session at the Spring 1991 meeting of the American Geophysical Union in Baltimore, entitled: "An examination of sea-surface temperature influence ontropical storms over the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea"; printed as abstract.
    • Presented a poster session and co-authored (with Visiting Professor Alan E. Strong) a paper, entitled:"A reexamination of sea-surface temperature as a predictor for tropical storm intensity", which appeared in Preprints of the 6th Conference on Satellite Meteorology and Oceanography, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, MA, 89-92 [Jan 1992].
  3. Bowman, P.I.,III, and K. Lehnhardt [Sp91: SO496 Research]
    • Presented a poster session and co-authored a paper, entitled: "The atmospheric lid as a precursor of explosively developing marine cyclones",Preprints of the Symposium on Weather Forecasting, Amer. Meteor. Soc.,Boston, MA, 95-98 [Jan 1992].
  4. Minton, S.S. [AY91-92: Trident Scholar Research] "An investigation into causative mechanisms for explosive cyclone development over the Atlantic Ocean".
    • Presented a paper on this subject at the 1992 Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union held in Montreal [May 1992].
      In addition, Midn Minton's paper was recognized as the most outstanding paper (First Prize) by the American Meteorological Society in the annual Father James Macelwane Undergraduate Research Paper competition.
  5. Schilke, R.A.  [Sp93: SO506 Honors Research] - "Intensification processes and hybrid characteristics of the explosive Atlantic maritime storm of 2-5 Jan 1992".
  6. Scritchfield, R.I. [Sp93: SO506 Honors Research] "The Redskins' Storm - 4 January 1992: Mesoscale features of an extratropical cyclone".
  7. Jones, M.K. [F93: SO505 Honors Research; Sp94: SO492 Research] - "Explosive Cyclogenesis: The Blizzard of 12-15 Mar 1993"
    • Presented a poster on this subject at the 1994 Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union held in Baltimore [May 1994].
    • Presented a poster and co-authored a paper entitled: "An example of explosive cyclogenesis over land: The Blizzard of '93 (12-15 March 1993)", which appeared in Preprints of the 14th AMS Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, MA [Jan 1995].
  8. Holiway, C.E. [F93: SO495 Honors Research; Sp94: SO492 Research]: "Tropopause undulations and their effects on extratropical cyclones: A case study of the Blizzard of 12-15 March 1993".
    • Presented a poster on this subject at the 1994 Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union held in Baltimore [May 1994].
    • Presented a poster and co-authored a paper entitled: "The role of tropopause undulations in the development of the "Blizzard of '93" (12-15 March 1993)", which appeared in Preprints of the 14th AMS Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, MA [Jan 1995].
  9. Gleeson, Michael [AY93-94: Trident Scholar] - “Correlation of coral bleaching events and elevated sea-surface temperatures”.
    • Presented his results at a special meeting at the State Department for Vice President Gore [May 1994].
    • Presented and co-authored a paper that appeared in Advanced Space Research a collection of papers from the 1995 COSPAR Conference, Pergamon Press, UK.
      In addition, this Trident Research paper was awarded Second Place in the annual Father James Macelwane Undergraduate Research competition of the American Meteorological Society.
  10. Artery, B.L. [AY94-95: Trident Scholar Research] - "Major winter snow storm development: A comparison of two case studies"
    • Presented a poster on this subject at the 1995 Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union held in Baltimore [May 1995].
  11. Goode, C.J. [F94: SO505 Honors Research] - "Atmospheric conditions that contribute to the development of a heavy precipitation event: A case study of the Southeastern U.S. (26-29 March 1994)"
    • Presented a poster on this subject at the 1995 Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union held in Baltimore [May 1995].
  12. Hutchison, A.E. [F94: SO505 Honors Research; Sp95: SO496 Research] - "An examination of severe local storm development: Determining effective predictive tools"
    • Presented a poster on this subject at the 1995 Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union held in Baltimore [May 1995].
  13. Jones, K.M. [Sp95: SO506 Honors Research] - "A climatological study of cyclone development over the East Coast of the United States and the western Atlantic Ocean".
    • Presented a poster on this subject at the 1995 Spring Meeting of the American Geophysical Union held in Baltimore [May 1995].
  14. Huyssoon, Cory [F95: SO505 Honors Research; Sp96 SO496 Research] - "A study of the intensification of a hurricane using thermodynamic parameters".
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which appeared in Preprints of the 6th Symposium on Education, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, MA, [FEB 1997].
  15. Vratil, Jennifer [Sp95: SO506 Honors Research] - "Examination of a heavy precipitation event (27 June 1995) using PC-GRIDDS output".
  16. Cooper, Michael [Sp95: SO506 Honors Research] - "Examination of a heavy precipitation event (27 June 1995) using Doppler radar data".
  17. Valdivia, Jamie [Sp95: SO506 Honors Research] - "Sea surface temperature and its relationship to the frequency and path of tropical cyclones in the North Atlantic Ocean [1994-1995]".
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject which appeared in     Preprints of the 22nd AMS Conference on Hurricane and Tropical Meteorology, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, MA [May 1997].
  18. Meyer, Jennifer [F96: SO505 Honors Research] - "Synoptic conditions and mesocyclone characteristics  of the Centreville tornado on June 24, 1996".
  19. Holtmeier, Laura [F96: SO505 Honors Research; Sp97: SO496 Research] - "Examination of extratropical cyclones over the eastern United States during the winters of 1993 and 1996".
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which appeared in Preprints of the 16th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, MA [JAN 1998].
  20. Marcuson, Matthew [S97: SO496 Research] - "A study of a coastal     extratropical cyclone using an automated observation system".
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which appeared in Preprints of 10th AMS Symposium on Meteorological Observations and Instruments, Boston, MA [Jan 1998].
  21. Arrington, Kimberly  [S97 SO496 Research] - “Airborne windshear detection and warning systems for Naval aviation”.
  22. Coleman, James [S97: SO484 Independent Study Project] - “An analyis of numerical model for describing rotating fluid flows”.
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which appeared in the Preprints of the 19th AMS Conference on Severe Local Storms, Boston, MA [Sep 1998].
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which appeared in the Preprints of the 1999 Ocean Community Conference, Marine Technology Society, Washington, D.C. [Nov 1998]
  23. Gjovig, Kenji [F97: SO505 Honors Research; S98 SO496 Oceanography Resarch with Dr. Alan Strong]
    • Global warming - A hotly debated topic”.
  24. Ledridge, Matthew [S98: SO506 Honors Research] - "A Case Study of a Cyclone in the Vicinity of the Maryland Shore".
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which appeared in the Preprints of the 10th AMS Conference on Global Change Studies, Boston, MA [Jan  1999].
  25. Domencic, Christopher [S98: SO506 Honors Research] - "An Analysis of Atmospheric Conditions that Cause Heavy Precipitation".
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which appeared in the Preprints of the 14th AMS Conference on Hydrology, Boston, MA [Jan  1999].
  26. Garcia, Danny [S98: SO506 Honors Research] - "Teleconnections  between El Nino and La Nina Events and Hurricane Frequency and Intensity in the North Atlantic".
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which appeared in the Preprints of the 23rd AMS Conference on Hydrology, Boston, MA [Jan  1999].
  27. Feher, Susan [F98: SO505 Honors Research; S99 SO506 Honors Research] - "Effects of El Nino and La Nina on the Weather of U.S. Cities".
    • Presented and co-authored two papers on this subject, which appeared in the Preprints of the 11th Symposium on Global Change Studies, American Meteorological Society, Boston, MA [Jan 2000].
  28. Coleman, James [AY98: Trident Scholar Research] - “The Optical Variability of the Chesapeake Bay”.
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which appeared in the Preprints of the 1999 Ocean Community Conference, Marine Technology Society, Washington, D.C. [Nov 1998]
    • Presented a paper on this subject at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography, Albuquerque, NM [Feb 1999]
    • Presented a paper on this subject at the Annual Meeting of the Oceanography Society, Reno, NV [Apr 1999]
      In addition, this Trident Research paper was awarded First Place in the annual Father James Macelwane Undergraduate Research competition of the American Meteorological Society [2000].
  29. Neslen, Clarence [S99:SO496 Oceanography  Research] - "A Study of Thunderstorm Development Mechanisms over Maryland”
  30. James Cook [F99:SO506 Honors Research] - “Developing a Model of Atmospheric Gravity Waves”
  31. Rosensweet, Adam C. [S00 - SO506 Honors Research] - "The Influence of El NiZo and La NiZa on Tornado Occurrence in the United States"
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which appeared in the Preprints of the 12th AMS Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, MA, [Jan 2001].
  32. Deafenbaugh, Bradley K. [F00: SO505 Honors Research] - "A Comparison of Two Major East Coast Storms: March 12-14, 1993 and January 24-26 2000"
  33. Estes, Kathryn A.M. [F00: SO495 Oceanography Research]: "A Comparison of Two Extratropical Cyclones: Case Studies of the 25 January 2000 Snow Storm v. the 31 January 2000 Ice Storm”
  34. Kucas, Matthew E. [F00: SO505 Honors Research; S01: SO506 Honors Research] - "Using Automated Weather Source Data to Develop a Mesoscale Observational Tool"
  35. Hacker, Steven D. [F01: SO495 Oceanography Research] - “A Comparison of the Stedman’s Heat Index and the WBGT Index
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which appeared in the Preprints of the 3rd AMS Symposium on Environmental Applications, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, MA, [Jan 2002].
  36. Honnette, Heather L. [F01: SO505 Honors Research; S02: SO506 Honors Research] - “A Study of the Weather at U.S. Studies in the ‘82-’83 and ‘97-’98 El  NiZo’s
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which appeared in the Preprints of the 13th AMS Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations [CD-ROM], Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, MA, [Jan 2002].
      “A Study of the Weather at U.S. Studies in the ‘83-’84 and ‘98-’99 La Nina’s
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which appeared in the Preprints of the 14th AMS Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations [CD-ROM], Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, MA, [Feb 2003].
  37. Kennedy, Colin [F01: SO505 Honors Research; S02: SO506 Honors Research] - “A Study of Potential Prediction Parameters for the Development of Tropical Cyclones” and “ENSO-based forecasting of seasonal tropical cyclone trends from historical analyses of genesis and OLR oscillations”
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which will appear in the Preprints of the 15th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, MA [Aug 2002]
  38. Roth, Matthias [F01: SO505 Honors Research with Prof. Murray Korman] –“Nonlinear acoustic techniques for landmine detection”
  39. Edwards, Matthew [F02: SO505 Honors Research]-  “The Effect of the La Nina Event of 1988-'89 on the Weather of U.S. Cities”
  40. Sweeny, Margaret [F03: SO505 Honors Research]- “A Comparison of Weather in US Cities during the Winter of 2002-2003 to the El Niño’s of 1982-1983 and 1997-1998”
    • Poster Presentation at 3rd AMS Student Conference
    • Presented and co-authored a paper on this subject, which appeared in the Preprints of the 15th AMS Symposium on Global Change and Climate Variations [CD-ROM], Amer. Meteor. Soc., Boston, MA, [Jan 2005].
  41. Straessle, Andrew [F03: SO505 Honors Research; S04: SO506 Honors Research with Prof. Reza Malek-Madani] - “The Formation and Life Cycle of Convective Systems Using Mathematical Modeling”
    • Poster Presentation at 3rd AMS Student Conference
  42. Berg, Allison [F03: SO505 Honors Research; S04: SO506 Honors Research   with Prof. Reza Malek-Madani] – “Mathematical Modeling of Double Diffusion Convection”
    • Poster Presentation at 3rd AMS Student Conference
  43. Olson, Brandi [S04: SO506 Honors Research] – “An Analysis of Conditions that Produced Hurricane Isabel and its effects on the Mid-Chesapeake Bay Area”
  44. Ellis, Buddy [F04: SO495 Oceanography Research; S05: SO496 Oceanography Research with Assoc. Prof. Mario Vieira]
    • Poster Presentation at 4th AMS Student Conference
  45. Hebert, Mark [S05: SO506 Honors Research with Assoc. Prof. Mario Vieira]
 
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