Current Team Members

Dr. Elinor Martin

PhD Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A & M University 2011

MS Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University 2007

BSc (Hons) Meteorology with a Year in Oklahoma, University of Reading 2005

Office: NWC 5642

Phone: (405) 325-7392

Email: elinor.martin at

Adrienne Wootten

Postdoctoral Research Associate (jointly with South Central Climate Adaptation Science Center)

Learn more about Adrienne in this video!

Hydrometeorological and Hydroclimatological Whiplashes and Boomerangs in Central Texas: Impacts on Freshwater Mussels (USGS funded)

Ph.D., Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (North Carolina State University), M.S., Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (North Carolina State University), B.S., Meteorology (North Carolina State University)

Melanie Schroers

MS Student, Prediction of extended heavy precipitation events (NSF funded PRES2iP Project).

BS, Physics, Texas A&M University – Commerce

Margaret Hollis

MS Student, Tropical Easterly Waves and Precipitation (NASA funded)

BS, Meteorology, Florida State University

Bryony Puxley

MS Student, Precipitation whiplashes and rapid transitions across the Great Plains (OK NSF EPSCoR Track-1 RII – Socially Sustainable Solutions for Water, Carbon, and Infrastructure Resilience in Oklahoma)

MMet, Meteorology & Climate, University of Reading (UK)

Devin McAfee

Undergraduate Research Assistant, prediction of extended heavy rainfall events in S2S models (NSF funded PRES2iP Project)

Former Team Members

Daniel Tripp, MS 2019

Thesis: An Assessment of Oklahoma Winter Weather Through the High- Resolution Lens of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Scientist, CIMMS/NSSL

Allie Brannan, MS 2017

Thesis: African Easterly Wave Tracks as Simulated by CMIP5 Models

Currently a PhD student at Florida State University

Veronica Fall, MS 2017

Thesis: Characteristics of the 2011-2016 California Drought

Climate Extension Specialist, University of Illinois

Jimmy Danco, MS 2016

Thesis: Understanding the Features and Mechanisms of the Great Plains Low- Level Jet in CMIP5 Models

Meteorologist, NWS Raleigh