Forensic Meteorology Expert Witness

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Forensic meteorology expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on forensic meteorology. The forensic meteorology expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Education & Schools, Environmental, Hydrology, Maritime, Meteorology, and Slip Trip & Fall.

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H. Michael Mogil, CCM, CBM, NWA Digital Media Seal How The Weatherworks

Naples, Florida
Meteorology, Slip Trip & Fall - forensic meteorology, weather expert, weather event reconstruction, property damage, personal injury, insurance claims, roof collapses, hurricanes, tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, lightning, snow, hail, wind, rain, hurricanes, lightning
H. Michael Mogil (CCM, CBM, NWA Digital Seal) is a seasoned meteorologist with nearly five decades of experience, three of which were within NOAA (NWS and NESDIS). This included severe thunderstorm and winter weather forecasting, warning, and preparedness. He has worked as a forensic meteorologist since the mid-1990's, handling a wide array of civil and criminal cases. Mike has honed his skills in local and regional meteorological data analysis, locating and using numerous weather data sets (both governmental and non-governmental), and crafting easy-to-understand, scientifically accurate, expert reports. He has even offered weather demonstrations in the courtroom to help judges, juries and attorneys understand key weather concepts. As a published author, Mike has written almost half a dozen weather trade books, published some 1500 weather articles (mostly online and in Weatherwise Magazine), created several educationally-focused cloud charts, and collaborated with the U.S. Postal ...

Morgan B Yarker, PhD, CCM Yarker Consulting

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Meteorology, Education & Schools - Forensic meteorology, data analysis, education, demonstration, severe weather, weather preparedness, PM2.5, ice, rain, snow, hail, wind
Dr. Yarker is a Certified Consulting Meteorologist with over 15 years of research experience. Prior work includes analyzing, evaluating, and educating the public about weather forecast models, analysis of PM2.5 air quality data, and developing educational materials and demonstrations to effectively communicate meteorology concepts.

Alicia C Wasula, PhD, CCM Shade Tree Meteorology, LLC

Cropseyville, New York
Meteorology, Hydrology - Weather Expert Testimony, Forensic Meteorology, Severe Weather, Weather Radar, Severe Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, Flooding, Weather Preparedness, Slip & Fall, Weather Related Accidents, Weather Reconstruction
Dr. Alicia Wasula, President of Shade Tree Meteorology, earned her Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Degrees in Meteorology at the University at Albany and recently earned her CCM as well. She developed a passion for severe weather and traveled to the Great Plains to study it in the field. She spent a summer in Norman, Oklahoma at the National Storm Prediction Center, doing research with Bob Johns, a prominent severe weather scientist. In graduate school, Alicia developed a skill for making difficult meteorological concepts understandable in the classroom. Alicia taught a variety of courses from upper level science to entry level courses for non science majors, earning praise for her communication style. During her post-graduate studies, Alicia continued to work closely with operational forecasters on research projects at the Albany National Weather Service Office and the the Storm Prediction Center on both her Master and Doctoral research projects. Alicia continues her passion for ...

Richard A Shema, CCM WeatherGuy.com, LLP

Lakeville, Pennsylvania
Meteorology, Maritime - Weather reconstruction, forensic meteorology, weather, marine meteorology, maritime, admirality law, weather routing, ship accidents, boating accidents, consulting meteorologists, tropical cyclones, hurricanes, tropical meteorology, extreme waves, oceanography, waves, marine insurance, insurance.
• Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) by the American Meteorological Society • Over 30 years experience in meteorology and physical oceanography • I am a U.S. Navy veteran with sea duty and therefore have firsthand experience in the effects of weather on operations • Past AMS board member that certifies CCM’s for technical knowledge, communication skills, and ethics • I provide quality testimony using the scientific method • My testimony is clear, concise, and technically complicated subjects are plainly described • Sound communication skills describing complex atmospheric processes are put into easily understandable words and presentations • My written testimony is quality controlled and peer reviewed to produce an error free report that stands up to scrutiny of cross examination • I keep abreast of the latest scientific developments in meteorology and physical oceanography by attending conferences, re...

David L Mitchell, PhD MET Associates

Dayton, Texas
Meteorology, Environmental - weather event re-construction, air dispersion modeling, forensic meteorology, expert weather testimony, air pollution, visibility, rainfall, hail, aviation accidents, marine accidents, severe storms, hurricane damage, wind analysis, tornado damage, wrongful death, property damage, personal injury.
Dr. David L. Mitchell is an authority on the numerical modeling of geophysical and atmospheric data with a Doctorate in Meteorology from Purdue University. Dr. Mitchell has over 35 years of technical modeling experience in industry and consulting. Dr. Mitchell is a Court Qualified Expert in Air Modeling and Forensic Meteorology. His business experience includes various research, project management and technical consulting positions with Conoco, Getty Oil Company, Texaco, Tenneco, British Petroleum, Leviathan Gas Pipeline LLP and IBM Corporation. Dr. Mitchell has extensive knowledge of Forensic Meteorology and has published his research results on the numerical modeling of atmospheric stability and convection. Dr. Mitchell is an expert in the field of Air Pollution Meteorology with over 30 years of experience with the mathematical modeling of wave propagation in elastic media, atmospheric fluid dynamics and air dispersion modeling. He has extensive knowledge of air pollution m...