Current Research

Tornado casualties

Tyler Fricker et al. use a principle of economics to show that a tornado’s casualty count depends more strongly on the energy of the storm than on the size of the of the local population in it’s...

Seasonal prediction of tornadoes

Concern over the impact of climate change on tornadoes has prompted an increase in research aimed at understanding and forecasting the links between tornadoes and climate. Given the current large gaps...

Human health, indoor environments, extreme heat

In the U.S., extreme heat kills more people than hurricanes or any other weather hazard. Many victims succumb to heat inside of their own homes. Older adults and people with medical conditions are the...