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.

Alison has authored 2 articles

Tiny computers are transforming weather data collection

Sometimes my job is to fly sensors on kites – 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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