Jon M. Schrage
Jon M. Schrage

Jon M. Schrage

Associate Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise/Specializations

  • Tropical Meteorology, Statistics

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Physics

Position

  • Associate Professor

Education

  • Creighton University, (double major in Atmospheric Sciences and Statistics), 1992
  • Purdue University, (Master of Science in Atmospheric Sciences), 1994
  • Purdue University, (Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences), 1998

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Schrage, Jon M., Fink, Andreas H. Nocturnal Continental Low-Level Stratus over Tropical West Africa: Observations and Possible Mechanisms Controlling Its Onset, Monthly Weather Review, 140, 1794-1809, 2012
  • Knippertz, Peter, Fink, Andreas H., Schuster, Robert, Trentmann, Joerg, Schrage, Jon M., Yorke, Charles Ultra-low clouds over the southern West African monsoon region, Geophysical Research Letters, 38, L21808-L21808, 2011
  • Fink, Andreas H., Schrage, Jon M., Kotthaus, Simone On the Potential Causes of the Nonstationary Correlations between West African Precipitation and Atlantic Hurricane Activity, Journal of Climate, 23, 5437-5456, 2010
  • Schrage, Jon M., Fink, Andreas H. Use of a Rain Gauge Network to Infer the Influence of Environmental Factors on the Propagation of Quasi-Linear Convective Systems in West Africa, Weather & Forecasting, 22, 1016-1030, 2007
  • Schrage, J. M., Augustyn, S., Fink, A. H. Nocturnal stratiform cloudiness during the West African monsoon, Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics, 95, 73-86, 2007
  • Schrage, J. M., Fink, A. H., Ermert, V., Ahlonsou, E. D. Three MCS cases occurring in different synoptic environments in the sub-Sahelian wet zone during the 2002 West African monsoon, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 63, 2369-2382, 2006

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Tropical Meteorology, West African Weather and Climate, Boundary Layer Meteorology, Nocturnal Stratiform clouds

Current Research Projects

  • Maintenance of circulation features in West Africa, nocturnal cloud cover in West Africa