||Dr. Richard H. Skaggs.
Department of Geography
University of Minnesota
Richard H. Skaggs is Professor in geography and Interim Associate Dean
for Academic Programs, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota.
He joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota in 1966 and has held
visiting positions at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, the
University of Wisconsin, and University College London. His research
has centered on severe local storms, especially tornadoes; drought patterns
in the United States; and climate fluctuations, especially temperature
variations in eastern Minnesota in collaboration with Professor Emeritus
Donald G. Baker.
Papers on these topics have appear in the Monthly Weather Review,
Journal of Applied Meteorology, Journal of Climate, International Journal
of Climatology, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, Professional
Geographer, Climatic Change, Climate Research, Idojaras, Bulletin of the
American Meteorological Society, Theoretical and Applied Climatology, and