Jessica Kleiss

Title: Assistant Professor

Lewis & Clark University

PhD, Physical Oceanography

pecialty:  Using ground-based sensors and digital images to estimate the three-dimensional geometry of shallow cumulus clouds. Ground-based images are one of the best methods to observe these small yet bright and relatively warm clouds. Cloud geometry can be used to inform and validate weather and climate models.


Jessica is a signatory of the Tyndall Petition, a statement backed by climate experts acknowledging the significant risks of climate change and the urgent need for emission reductions.

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