Patrick S. Market

Pat Market


Division Director

School of Natural Resources

Professor of Atmospheric Science

School of Natural Resources

Interim Co-Director

Missouri Water Center

Research at a glance

Area(s) of Expertise

Research Summary

Areas of interest are in synoptic and mesoscale dynamics. Related interests include winter weather, heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and severe local storms. Those areas of study wherein a significant impact may be made on the operational weather forecasting process are of greatest interest.

The morphology and evolution of extratropical cyclones, jet streak-frontal interactions, heavy rainfall and snowfall forecasting, and precipitation efficiency, are primary research areas.

Educational background

  • Ph.D. Meteorology, Saint Louis University, 1999

Courses taught

  • Weather Observation
  • Advanced Synoptic Meteorology
  • Numerical Weather Prediction