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Climatological Assessments

Developing accurate climatologies for areas without actual weather data, based upon accepted methdologies, for home owners, architects, contruction firms.

Specialized Weather Forecasts

Over 21 years of experience in forecasting weather in northern and central California, including tailored forecasts for wineries, wind surfers, architects, and construction firms.
Matanzas Creek Winery
Mayacamas Vineyards
Chameleon Cellars

Expert Witness Testimony/Forensics

Over 25 years of experience providing service to plaintiff and defendant's attorneys for over 90 cases involving meteorological or climatological information. (Distribution, roughly 50% plaintiff, 50% defendant).

Environmental Impact Reports

Served as consultant in over 20 environmental impact reports.

Severe Weather Assessments

Published over 40 refereed manuscripts, technical memoranda and other professional publications on severe weather in California.

Monteverdi, J. P., C. Doswell III, and G.S. Lipari, 2003: Shear parameter thresholds for forecasting tornadic thunderstorms in northern and central California. Wea. Forecasting, 18, 357-370.

See List of Publications

California Climate Trends

Expert in El Niño, La Niña and impacts on California climate. Expert in determination of "unusualness" of an event using established statistical procedures.