|Name Paul Markowski|
Doctoral advisor Jerry Straka
|Institutions Pennsylvania State University|
Thesis Surface Thermodynamic Characteristics of Hook Echoes and Rear-Flank Downdrafts with Implications for Tornado Genesis and Maintenance (2000)
Known for Tornadogenesis research
Notable awards Clarence Leroy Meisinger Award, T. Theodore Fujita Research Achievement Award, Nikolai Dotzek Award, Penn State Alumni Achievement Award, American Meteorological Society Editor's Award, National Science Foundation Early Career Award
Institution Pennsylvania State University
Books Mesoscale Meteorology in Midlatitudes
Alma mater Pennsylvania State University, University of Oklahoma
Similar Yvette Richardson, Jerry Straka, Jeffrey Frame
Dr paul markowski
Paul M. Markowski is an American meteorologist and leading expert on tornadogenesis and the forecasting of supercells and tornadoes.
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He was a principal investigator (PI) for the IHOP (2002), PAMREX (2003–04), and VORTEX2 (2009–10) field projects and, with Joshua Wurman, Howard Bluestein, et al., was on the VORTEX2 Steering Committee. He has been interviewed widely by newspapers, magazines, television and radio. He authored with Yvette Richardson, Mesoscale Meteorology in Midlatitudes, which is a widely popular textbook worldwide.
Markowski attended Pennsylvania State University (PSU), graduating magna cum laude from Penn State's Schreyer Honors College with a B.S. in meteorology in 1996. He moved on to the University of Oklahoma (OU), earning a M.S. in 1997 and a Ph.D. in 2000, both in meteorology. He has been a professor of meteorology at Penn State since 2001.
In December 2013 Markowski lead authored with Harold Brooks, et al., a prominent op-ed rebuttal to physicist Richard Muller critiquing substantial methodological flaws in his findings that strong to violent tornado activity decreased in recent decades and his tying the stated decline to global warming.