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Dr. Paul D. Reasor
Meteorologist
Hurricane Research Division
phone: 305-361-4530
fax: 305-361-4402
paul.reasor@noaa.gov

NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory
4301 Rickenbacker Causeway
Miami, FL 33149

Professional Interests

Dr. Reasor is a research meteorologist in the Hurricane Research Division of NOAA's Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory in Miami, Florida. His primary research falls under the division's Hurricane Dynamics and Physics theme, and focuses on understanding the impact of vertical wind shear on hurricane structure and intensity change, using a combination of theory, numerical modeling and aircraft observations. He also works under the Observing Techniques theme on airborne Doppler-radar quality control and analysis techniques.

Current Research Projects

    Recently Published Peer-Reviewed Papers

    1. Fischer, M.S., R.F. Rogers, and P.D. Reasor. The rapid intensification and eyewall replacement cycles of Hurricane Irma (2017). Monthly Weather Review, 148(3):981-1004, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-19-0184.1 2020
    2. Guimond, S.R., P.D. Reasor, G.M. Heymsfield, and M.M. McLinden. The dynamics of vortex Rossby waves and secondary eyewall development in Hurricane Matthew (2016): New insights from radar measurements. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 77(7):2349-2374, https://doi.org/10.1175/JAS-D-19-0284.1 2020
    3. Rogers, R.F., P.D. Reasor, J.A. Zawislak, and L.T. Nguyen. Precipitation processes and vortex alignment during intensification of a weak tropical cyclone in moderate vertical shear. Monthly Weather Review, 148(5):1899-1929, https://doi.org/10.1175/MWR-D-19-0315.1 2020

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