Meteorology Students Chase Tornadoes Across the Great Plains

Nine Embry-Riddle Meteorology students became storm chasers this summer when they headed to the Great Plains to forecast and observe severe thunderstorms, supercells, and tornadoes on a four-week Severe Storm Field Forecasting study-away course arranged through the Embry-Riddle Office of Global Engagement at the Daytona Beach Campus. more


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