Stephen Nesbitt

In The News

  • In a study recently published in the journal Atmosphere, ATMS graduate student Lina Rivelli-Zea leveraged disdrometer data collection in the Americas to compare the drop-size distributions and parameters across field campaigns for the first time. Prof. Steve Nesbitt and graduate...

  • Scientists know a lot about weather. However, there is still one aspect that isn’t totally understood: the initiation and development of thunderstorms. That’s why atmospheric scientists at Illinois are soon heading to a small, geographical area in western Argentina to study what are considered the...

  • Atmospheric scientists at Illinois are headed to Argentina this November to lead an international team of researchers in a $30 million field campaign to research the most intense thunderstorms in the world. As springtime rolls into Pampas, a vast plains region spreading from the foothills of the...