Beth Hall
Indiana State Climatologist
Email: hall556@purdue.edu
Phone: 765.494.8060
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

Applied climate, weather, and/or earth science research that contributes to the advancement of understanding of environmental relationships, data acquisition and product development.


Research Areas

Applied climate science; extreme climate and weather; drought; climate variability; ecosystem database management; scientific visualization.


Professional Experience
  • Professional Interest: Applied climate, weather, and/or earth science research that contributes to the advancement of understanding of environmental relationships, data acquisition and product development.
  • Research areas include: Applied climate science; extreme climate and weather; drought; climate variability; ecosystem database management; scientific visualization.
  • Thesis work examined: Surface, upper air and cloud-to-ground lightning strike climatology related to natural fire starts in Nevada.
  • Dissertation work examined: Quantifying precipitation amounts associated with natural wildfire ignitions, weather radar reflectivity patterns associated with wildfire ignitions, and statistical relationships between monsoonal moisture surges/pulses and wildfire ignitions.

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