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Office: 417 Lindley Hall
Office Hours: MW 1:30-3:00; TR 1:30-2:30 or by appt.
Ph.D., Colorado State Univ. (1987)
- Research Interests & Current Projects
- Courses Taught/Teaching Awards
- Publications During Last 5 Years
- Other Significant Publications
- Mesoscale Precipitation
- Numerical Modeling
- Mountain Meteorology
- Atmo. 105: Introductory Meteorology
- Atmo. 606: Forecasting Practicum-TVe
- Atmo. 607: Forecasting Internship
- Atmo. 650: Advanced Synoptic Meteorology
- Atmo. 690: Special Problems in Meteorology
- Atmo. 699: Undergraduate Research
- Atmo. 697: Seminar for Seniors
- Geog. 531: Topics in Physical Geography: Mountain Meteorology
- Teaching Excellence Award from the KU Center for Teaching Excellence, 2000
Tucker, D.F., 2005: Precipitation, Encyclopedia of World Climates, J. Oliver, Ed., Springer, 574-576.
Tucker, D.F., 2005: Orographic Precipitation, Encyclopedia of World Climates, J. Oliver, Ed., Springer, 552-555.
Crook, N.A. and D.F.Tucker, 2005: Flow over heated terrain. Part I: Linear theory and idealized numerical simulations. Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, 2552-2564.
Tucker, D.F. and N.A. Crook, 2005: Flow over heated terrain.Part II: Generation of convective precipitation. Mon. Wea. Rev., 133, 2565-2582.
Tucker, D.F. and N.A. Crook, 2005: Initiation of ConvectivePrecipitation in Complex Terrain Under Reduced Moisture Conditions. EOS Trans. AGU, 86(52), Fall Meet. Suppl.,Abstract H53J-03
Tucker, D.F., 2004: Initiation of precipitating convection in mountainous regions. 18th Conference on Hydrology, 11-15 Jan. 2004, Seattle, WA, American Meteorological Society.
Tucker, D.F., 2002: Characteristics of severe hail events in eastern Australia. 21st Conference on Severe Local Storms, 12-16 August 2002, San Antonio, TX, American Meteorological Society. pp. 91-94.