bio

 

 

 

 

Education

 

University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND (1999-2001)

         - Bachelor of Science in Atmospheric Sciences

         - Graduated Magna Cum Laude (3.79 GPA)

         - Received Outstanding Graduating Senior Award

 

University of Mary, Bismarck, ND (1996-1998)

 

 

Employment

 

Aviation Weather Center (2002-Present)

 

NWS Grand Forks (2000-2002)

 

 

Formal Publications in Peer-reviewed Journals

 

Bunkers, M.J., J. R. Wetenkamp, J. J. Schild, and A. Fischer, 2010: Observations of the Relationship between 700-mb Temperatures and Severe Weather Reports across the Contiguous United States.  Wea. Forecasting, 25, 799-814.

 

Davies, J. M., and A. Fischer, 2009: Environmental Characteristics Associated with Nighttime Tornadoes.  NWA Electronic Journal of Operational Meteorology, 2009-EJ3.

 

Fischer, A., and J. M. Davies, 2009: Significant Nighttime Tornadoes in the Plains Associated with Relatively Stable Low-Level Conditions.  NWA Electronic Journal of Operational Meteorology, 2009-EJ4.

 

 

Conference Proceedings

 

Davies, J. M., and A. Fischer, 2009: Environmental Characteristics Associated with Nighttime Tornadoes.  34th Annual NWA Meeting, Norfolk, VA.

 

Fischer, A., and J. M. Davies, 2008: Unusual Significant Nighttime Tornadoes of 2008 Associated with Relatively Stable Low-Level Conditions. 12th Annual High Plains Conference, Hays, KS.

 

Fischer, A., 2008: Virtual vs. Non-virtual CINH Observed in Summertime Null Convective Events in the Northern Plains. 12th Annual Northern Plains Weather Workshop, Bismarck, ND.

 

Fischer, A., 2006: The Use of TAMDAR as a Convective Forecasting Supplement in the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Preprints, 10th Symposium on IOAS-AOLS, Atlanta, GA, 86th Annual Amer. Meteor. Soc. Meeting. (CD-ROM).

 

Brusky, Eugene S., Kurimski, P., and Fischer, A., 2005: The Utility of TAMDAR Regional Aircraft Sounding Data in Short-Term Convective Forecasting. 14th Annual Great Lakes Operational Meteorology Workshop, Grand Rapids, MI.

 

 

Miscellaneous Talks

 

Fischer, A., 2007: The Use of TAMDAR as a Convective Forecasting Supplement in the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. NWS-MSC Meeting, Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO.

 

Fischer, A., 2006: The Use of TAMDAR as a Convective Forecasting Supplement in the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. Missouri Academy of Science Meeting, Kirksville, MO.

 

Fischer, A., 2005: The Use of TAMDAR as a Convective Forecasting Supplement in the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest. All-Hands Meeting, Aviation Weather Center, Kansas City, MO.

 

Fischer, A., 2005: Convective Weather: The Aviation Weather Center's Role in the National Airspace System. 2005 EEA-AirVenture, Oshkosh, WI.

 

 

Chief Training

 

S-290 Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior

 

Advanced Warning Operations Course (AWOC) Winter Weather

 

Advanced Warning Operations Course (AWOC)

 

Distance Learning Aviation Course (DLAC) Fog and Stratus Forecasting

 

Distance Learning Operations Course (DLOC)