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SOARS Protégés of 2013

Dereka Carroll


Graduate
University of Illinois - Champaign Urbana
PhD Atmospheric Science
In progress

Purdue University
MS Atmospheric Science
2014

Undergraduate
Jackson State University
BS in Meteorology
2012

Awards
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2013
Ernest F. Hollings Scholarship, NOAA - 2010
Future Geoscientist for a Sustainable Earth Environment, Penn State - 2010

Research
2013: Towards a better understanding of tropical cyclone flood vulnerability: Flash Floods
2012: Mapping Social Vulnerability to Hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin
2010: Analysis of the environments associated with the development of intense mesoscale convective vortices (MCVs) at the surface

Presentations
“Towards a better understanding of tropical cyclone flood vulnerability: Flash floods,” AMS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2014
"Mapping Social Vulnerability to Hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin," AMS 93rd Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, 2013
"Mapping Social Vulnerability to Hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin," AMS 26th Conference on Severe Local Storms, Nashville, TN, 2012
"Model verification and analysis of intense Mesoscale Convective Vortices (MCVs) at the surface: Simulation of Tropical Cyclone Erin (2007),"
AMS 91th Annual Meeting – 10th Annual Student Conference, Seattle, WA, 2011
"Model verification and analysis of intense Mesoscale Convective Vortices (MCVs) at the surface: Simulation of Tropical Cyclone Erin (2007)," SACNAS 2010 National Conference, Anaheim, CA, 2010

To access Dereka's work on NCAR's library service, OpenSky click here.

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