I am a PhD candidate and graduate research assistant working with Dr. Jim Steenburgh in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Utah.

My research interests include:
Mountain meteorology, orographic effects on precipitation, lake-effect snow over the Great Salt Lake, Lake Ontario, and the Sea of Japan, hydrometeor generation in winter storms, WRF modeling of mesoscale processes, hydrologic processes, and snowpack and avalanche dynamics.

Current research projects:

  • Orographic effects on lake-effect snow over Lake Ontario and the Tug Hill Plateau, New York.

  • Hydrometeor generation and distribution in lake-effect storms over the Sea of Japan and Hokkaido Island, Japan.

  • The Chilean Orographic and Mesoscale Precipitation Study (CHOMPS)
          Research conducted with Dr. Rene Garreaud of the Universidad de Chile
          March-Nov. 2016, under a Fulbright fellowship.


    Curriculum Vitae

    Contact information:
    leah.campbell@utah.edu
    University of Utah
    Department of Atmospheric Sciences
    135 S 1460 E, Rm 819
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84112