Casey Davenport

• Assistant Professor
McEniry 239
704-687-5984
Severe Local Storms, Mesoscale Processes, Science Education

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Dynamics of severe storms
  • Mesoscale meteorology
  • Numerical modeling
  • Improving STEM education

Recent Publications

 

Davenport, C.E. (in press).  Evolution of Student Perceptions of a Flipped Classroom in a Computer Programming Course. Journal of College Science Teaching.

 

Davenport, C.E., and M.D. Parker, 2015: Impact of Environmental Heterogeneity on the Dynamics of a Dissipating Supercell Thunderstorm. Monthly Weather Review, 143, 4244-4277.

Davenport, C.E., and M.D. Parker, (in Press): Observations of the 9 June 2009 Dissipating Supercell from VORTEX2. Weather and Forecasting.

Davenport, C.E., C.S. Wohlwend, and T.S. Koehler, (in Press): Motivation for and Development of a Standardized Introductory Meteorology Assessment Exam. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

Presentations
Davenport, C.E. (2017). The Fundamentals in Meteorology Inventory: Results From the Development of a New Meteorology Education Tool. 14th Annual North Carolina Academy of Science Meeting, NCAS, 24-25 March 2017, High Point, NC. Davenport, C.E., Biggerstaff, M.I., and C.L. Ziegler. (2017). Qualitative and Quantitative Comparisons of a Base-State Substitution Simulation with Dual-Doppler Observations of the 29 May 2012 Kingfisher Supercell. 17th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, AMS, 24-27 July 2017, San Diego, CA. https://ams.confex.com/ams/17MESO/webprogram/Paper319728.html *Gropp, M., and C. Davenport. (2017). Assessing the Impact of the Evening Transition on the Evolution and Lifetime of Supercell Thunderstorms in the Great Plains. 17th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, AMS, 24-27 July 2017, San Diego, CA. https://ams.confex.com/ams/17MESO/webprogram/Paper319916.html *Ledbetter, C.J., and C.E. Davenport. (2017). Analyzing Supercell Intensity Changes in Heterogeneous Environments using the Supercell Pair in Southeastern Colorado on 11-12 June 2009. 17th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, AMS, 24-27 July 2017, San Diego, CA. https://ams.confex.com/ams/17MESO/webprogram/Paper319804.html *Magee, K.M., and C.E. Davenport. (2017). An Observational Study on Quantifying the Distance of Supercell-Boundary Interactions in the Great Plains. 17th Conference on Mesoscale Processes, AMS, 24-27 July 2017, San Diego, CA. https://ams.confex.com/ams/17MESO/webprogram/Paper319834.html Magee, K.M., and C.E. Davenport, 2016: Quantifying the Distance of Supercell-Boundary Interactions. 28thSevere Local Storms Conference, AMS, 7-11 November 2016, Portland, OR. Gropp, M., and C. Davenport, 2016: Assessing the Impact of the Nocturnal Transition on the Evolution and Lifetime of Supercell Thunderstorms in the Great Plains. 28thSevere Local Storms Conference, AMS, 7-11 November 2016, Portland, OR. Davenport, C.E., Using Worked Examples to Improve Student Understanding and Problem Solving Skills. 96th AMS Annual Meeting, AMS, 11-14 January 2016, New Orleans, LA. Davenport, C.E., Biggerstaff, M.I., and C.L. Ziegler, 2016: Assessment of the Base-State Substitution Idealized Modeling Technique. 28thSevere Local Storms Conference, AMS, 7-11 November 2016, Portland, OR.  Pettee, W., B.I. Magi, M. Eastin, C. Davenport, T. Shirley, Testing a WRF-ARW Modeling System for Southeastern US Winter Weather, Poster Presentation, 2015 Unidata Users Workshop, June 2015. Davenport, C. American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, January 2015: “The Fundamentals in Meteorology Inventory: Motivation and Development of a New Meteorology Education Tool.” Davenport C. American Meteorological Society Conference on Mesoscale Processes, August 2015: “Addressing the Efficacy of the Base-State Substitution Idealized Modeling Technique: A Comparison of Simulations.”