Topic: Atmospheric Science
Available in-person--Harshbarger 110--and via Zoom webinar. Contact the department to subscribe to the email list (zoom link provided in announcement).
Dr. Kim Woods is an associate professor in the Department of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Arizona. They received an honors BS degree in physics from Oregon State University and MS and PHD degrees in atmospheric science from the University of Arizona. Before returning to Tucson in 2023, they were an assistant and then associate professor in the Department of Geosciences at Mississippi State University. Kim applies open-source tools, such as Python, to the study of hurricane behavior from the individual storm to the basin scale, with an emphasis on interpretable data visualizations that support their teaching and outreach. They also serve on UCAR's Unidata Strategic Advisory Committee, the AMS Committee on Weather Analysis and Forecasting, and the Southeast Chapter of the Fifth National Climate Assessment.