Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Identifying Severe Storms"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Spring 2011 - DURI
Research area(s):
Pattern recognition, atmospheric sciences
Project Description:
The overall goal of the project is to develop statistical approaches for identifying and describing severe storms based on the radar imagery and ground observations.
Expected Student Contributions:
The student will participate in extraction, cleaning, visualization, and basic statistical analysis of the data.
Related Website(s):
http://wxp.eas.purdue.edu/wrfdata/
Desired Qualifications:
Required: full sequence of lower division calculus Desired: exposure to statistics, previous programming experience
Estimated Weekly Hours:
9
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 3 credit hours

Professor in Charge

Name:
Kirshner, Sergey
Deptartment/College:
statistics

Student Supervisor

Name:
Sergey Kirshner
Title:
Assistant Professor

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Michael E. Baldwin
Deptartment/College:
Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences