Alison Nugent

Atmospheric Science

University of Hawaii

Aloha! I study orographic precipitation and cloud microphysics; how mountains (and islands!) modify precipitation patterns, and how the clouds themselves form rain drops.

Tiny computers are transforming weather data collection

Sometimes my job is to fly sensors on kites โ€“ for science

Can Hawaii's waterfall-climbing fish survive when mountain rains change?

O'opu make extreme treks to breed that depend on stable climate conditions

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