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Brian ColleProfessorSchool of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences


Brian Colle’s research focuses on improving the understanding and forecasting of extreme weather in the coastal margins of North America and how these phenomena may change during the next century. Using field observations and numerical models his group investigates severe convective storms, extratropical and tropical storms, low-level jets and sea breezes, precipitation bands and microphysics, orographic flows, and heavy precipitation. He also utilizes models for storm surge, fire weather, and offshore wind power resource assessments.

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  • MS and PhD, University of Washington
  • BS, Ohio University