Lecturer, Department of Geography
Office: MSB II 304
Ph.D., 2010, University of Alabama in Huntsville
M.S., 2005, University of Alabama in Huntsville
B.S., 2002, University of Oklahoma
- Mesoscale meteorology
- Numerical simulation of convective storms and systems
- Observations and predictability of high-impact, hazardous weather events
- Numerical weather prediction
- G109: Introduction to Weather and Climate
- G220: Severe and Unusual Weather
- G339: Weather Analysis and Forecasting
- G433: Advanced Synoptic Meteorology and Climatology (planned spring 2013)
- Kirkpatrick, C., E. W. McCaul, Jr., and C. Cohen, 2011: Sensitivities of simulated convective storms to environmental CAPE. Mon. Wea. Rev., 139, 3514-3532.
- Kirkpatrick, C., E. W. McCaul, Jr., and C. Cohen, 2009: Variability of simulated convective storm updrafts and downdrafts as a function of environmental parameters. Mon. Wea. Rev., 137, 1550-1561.
- Kirkpatrick, C., E. W. McCaul, Jr., and C. Cohen, 2007: The motion of simulated convective storms as a function of basic environmental parameters. Mon. Wea. Rev., 135, 3033-3051.
- McCaul, E. W., Jr., C. Cohen, and C. Kirkpatrick, 2005: The sensitivity of simulated storm structure, intensity, and precipitation efficiency to environmental temperature. Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, 3015-3037.