Department Home Atmospheric Science Geology and Geophysics Geography

Dr. Richard E. Peterson

Richard Peterson  Professor Emeritus, Atmospheric Science
Office: 1115 Media and Communication
Phone: (806) 834-3418
Fax: (806) 742-1738
E-mail: richard.peterson@ttu.edu
Address:

Department of Geosciences, Atmospheric Science Group, Texas Tech University, Box 41053, Lubbock, TX 79409-1053
Homepage Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • B.S. Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, 1963
  • M.S. Geophysical Sciences, University of Chicago, Chicago, 1964
  • Ph.D. Atmospheric Science, University of Missouri, Columbia, 1971

Research

  • Dynamic meteorology as applied to mesoscale high wind phenomena.
  • Atmospheric Vortices
  • Boundary Layer Meteorology
  • Dynamics of Severe Storms
  • Duststorms
  • History of Meteorology
  • Wind Engineering

Teaching