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Kerry A. Moyer, Ph.D.
Professor
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Contact Information

Office: 208 Cooper Hall
Phone: 732-2454
Email: kmoyer@edinboro.edu

Education

Ph.D.   Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA,  Meteorology,  1993

M.S.   The Pennsylvania State University,  University Park, PA,  Meteorology,  1989

B.S.   The Pennsylvania State University,  University Park, PA,  Meteorology,  1987

Courses Taught

GEOS 102 - Dynamic Earth Lab (IUP)

GEOS 103 - Oceans and Atmospheres (IUP)

GEOS 104 - Oceans and Atmospheres Lab (IUP)

GEOS 109 - Atmospheric and Space Science

GEOG 222 - Climatology

GEOS 320 - Meteorology I

GEOS 321- Meteorology II

GEOS 593 - Seminar in Earth Sciences


Research Interests

air-sea interaction
boundary layer meteorology
lake-effect snow

Professional Memberships 

National Weather Service Skywarn, 2009-present

Gamma Theta Upsilon International Geography Honor Society, 1999-present

Pennsylvania Society of Teaching Scholars, 1998-present

National Weather Association, 1997-present

IUP Visiting Scientists Program, 1996-1997

Penn State Research / Graduate School Alumni Interest Group, 1995-present

Woods Hole Science and Technology Education Partnership, 1995-1996

American Meteorological Society, 1992-present

Penn State Alumni Association, 1987-present

Chi Epsilon Pi National Meteorological Honor Society, 1985-present

Penn State Branch of the American Meteorological Society, 1983-1993

Penn State University Campus Weather Service, 1983-1987

Refereed Articles 

Moyer, K. A. & Weller, R. A.  Observations of surface forcing from the Subduction Experiment: A comparison with global model products and climatological data sets.  Journal of Climate (10), 2725-2742.  

Zhang, C., Randall, D. A., Moeng, C. H., Branson, M. B., & Moyer, K. A.  A surface flux parameterization based on the vertically averaged turbulence kinetic energy.  Monthly Weather Review (124), 2521-2536.  

Moyer, K. A. & Young, G. S.  Observations of mesoscale cellular convection from the marine stratocumulus phase of FIRE.  Boundary-Layer Meteorology (71), 109-133.  

Moyer, K. A. & Young, G. S.  Buoyant forcing within the marine stratocumulus-topped boundary layer.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences (50), 2759-2771.  

Moyer, K. A. & Young, G. S.  Observations of vertical velocity skewness within the marine stratocumulus-topped boundary layer.  Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences (48), 403-410. 

Refereed Proceedings

Moyer, K. A., Anderson, S. P., & Weller, R. A.  Observations of surface forcing from the Subduction Experiment and TOGA COARE: A comparison with global model products and climatology.  American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA: American Meteorological Society, J7-J11.  

Moyer, K. A., Anderson, S. P., & Weller, R. A.  Observations of surface forcing from the Subduction Experiment and TOGA COARE: A comparison with global model products and climatology.  WCRP Workshop on Air-Sea Flux Fields for Forcing Ocean Models and Validating Global Climate Models, Reading, UK: European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts, 69-74.  

Moyer, K. A. & Young, G. S.  The structure of buoyant forcing within the marine stratocumulus-topped boundary layer.  American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, J17-J22.