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KEELER, JASON

Assistant Professor

FACULTY

Biography

Dr. Keeler is a member of the American Meteorological Society, International Society for Atmospheric Research using Remotely-piloted Aircraft (ISARRA), ISARRA Steering Committee, and the American Geophysical Union.

More about Jason Keeler

  • Houston, A. L., and J. M. Keeler, 2018: The impact of sensor response and airspeed on the representation of the convective boundary layer and airmass boundaries by small unmanned aircraft systems. J. Atmos. Oceanic Technol., In Press.
  • Rosenow, A. A., R. M. Rauber, B. F. Jewett, G. M. McFarquhar, and J. M. Keeler, 2018: Elevated potential instability in the comma-head: Distribution and development. Mon. Wea. Rev., 146, 1259-1278.
  • Keeler, J. M., R. M. Rauber, B. F. Jewett, G. M. McFarquhar, R. M. Rasmussen, L. Xue, C. Liu, and G. Thompson, 2017. Dynamics of cloud-top generating cells in winter cyclones. Part III: Shear and convective organization. J. Atmos. Sci., 74, 2879–2897.
  • Keeler, J. M., B. F. Jewett, R. M. Rauber, G. M. McFarquhar, R. M. Rasmussen, L. Xue, C. Liu, and G. Thompson, 2016: Dynamics of cloud-top generating cells in winter cyclones. Part II: Radiative and instability forcing. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 1529–1553.
  • Keeler, J. M., B. F. Jewett, R. M. Rauber, G. M. McFarquhar, R. M. Rasmussen, L. Xue, C. Liu, and G. Thompson, 2016: Dynamics of cloud-top generating cells in winter cyclones. Part I: Idealized simulations in the context of field observations. J. Atmos. Sci., 73, 1507–1527. 
  • Rauber, R. M., D. M. Plummer, M. K. Macomber, A. A. Rosenow, G. M. McFarquhar, B. F. Jewett, D. Leon, N. Owens, and J. M. Keeler, 2015: The role of cloud-top generating cells and boundary-layer circulations in the fine-scale radar structure of a winter cyclone over the Great Lakes. Mon. Wea. Rev., 143, 2291–2318.
  • Rauber, R. M., M. Macomber, D. M. Plummer, A. A. Rosenow, G. M. McFarquhar, B. F. Jewett, D. Leon, and J. M. Keeler, 2014: Fine scale radar and airmass structure of the comma head of a continental winter cyclone—the role of three airstreams. Mon. Wea. Rev., 142, 4207–4229.
  • Rauber, R. M., J. Wegman, D. M. Plummer, A. A. Rosenow, M. Peterson, G. M. McFarquhar, B. F. Jewett, D. Leon, P. S. Market, K. R. Knupp, J. M. Keeler, and S. Battaglia, 2014: Stability and charging characteristics of the comma-head region of continental winter cyclones. J. Atmos. Sci., 71, 1559–1582.
  • Keeler, J. M., and D. A. R. Kristovich, 2012: Observations of Urban Heat Island influence on lake-breeze frontal movement. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 51, 702–710.
  • Steiger, S. M., R. Hamilton, J. Keeler, and R. E. Orville, 2009: Lake-effect thunderstorms in the lower Great Lakes. J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 48, 889–902.

Honors and Awards

  • 2019 AMS Editors' Award for serving as a reviewer for the Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology
  • Ph.D., Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015
  • M.S., Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010
  • B.S., Meteorology, State University of New York College at Oswego, 2007
  • Mesoscale and Boundary Layer Meteorology
  • Fieldwork using Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Mobile Mesonets

Courses Taught

  • MET 330: Dynamic Meteorology