Synoptic Climatology Laboratory

Synoptic Climatology Laboratory

The synoptic climatology laboratory performs research involving numerous applied climatological issues that affect humans and other organisms around the world. Synoptic climatology is a holistic approach to evaluate weather and climate. Synoptic climatologists attempt to characterize an entire weather situation that exists in a given area at a given time, to gain a better understanding of both the atmospheric environment and its effects on the organisms that experience it.

The lab is led by Dr. Laurence S. Kalkstein (Biography).

Synoptic Climatology Lab Research Team

Lab Research

Climate Map

Synoptic Health Watch-Warning Network