Dr. Anthony J. Vega

DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • PhD - 1994, Climatology, Louisiana State University
  • MS - 1990, Meteorology, Mississippi State University
  • BA - 1987, Geography, University of New Orleans

PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT

  • Basic Earth Science
  • Natural Disasters
  • Oceanography
  • Meteorology
  • Climatology

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Climate Change and Variability
  • Atmospheric Teleconnections
  • Severe Weather
  • Synoptic Climatology
  • Paleoclimatology

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

  • Rohli, R.V. and A.J. Vega, 2017, Climatology, 4th ed., Jones and Bartlett Press, Inc., Boston, MA, 418 pp. ISBN:978-1-284-11998-5
  • Vega, A.J. and R.V. Rohli, 2017. Chapter 20. Energy Production and Consumption and Sustainable Development, in Capacity Building for Sustainable Development, V.U. James, Editor, CABI International Development, Wallingford, UK, in press.
  • Vega, A.J. and R.V. Rohli, 2017. Chapter 23. Climate Change and Ozone Depletion: Building Capacity for Reduction of Impact on Climate, in Capacity Building for Sustainable Development, V.U. James, Editor, CABI International Development, Wallingford, UK, in press.
  • Vento, F.J., A.J. Vega and H. Rollins, 2017. Genetic Stratigraphy: Late Pleistocene through the Holocene Paleoclimates and Paleo-environments of Pennsylvania, in The Archaeology of Native Americans in Pennsylvania, Ed. K.W. Carr, University of Pennsylvania Press, in press.
  • Vento, F.J. J.M. Adovasio and A.J. Vega, 2017. In Early Human Life on the Southeastern Coastal Plain, Ed. A. Goodyear and C. Moore, University Press of Florida, Gainsville, FL, in press.
  • Vega, A.J., S.A. Ates and R.V. Rohli, 2017. Atmospheric Circulation Variability and the Quality of Portuguese Wine, Climate Research, in review.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Phi Kappa Phi,
  • 1999 Outstanding Paper Award (Physical Geography, Bellwether Pub),
  • Sigma Gamma Epsilon,
  • 1997 American Men and Women of Science Distinguished Scientist
  • Vento, F.J., A.J. Vega and H. Rollins, 2016. Genetic Stratigraphy: Late Pleistocene through the Holocene Paleoclimates and Paleo-environments of Pennsylvania, subcontracted through P.I. K.W. Carr, $500,000 NSF grant.
  • Vento, F.J. J.M. Adovasio and A.J. Vega, 2016. In Early Human Life on the Southeastern Coastal Plain, subcontracted through PIs A. Goodyear and C. Moore, $1,2000,000 NSF grant.
  • Selected to the National Love of Learning Selection Committee – Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
  • Earth and Atmosphere Science Expert for The Science and Entertainment Exchange

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Meteorological Society,
  • National Weather Association
  • Association of American Geographers,
Last Updated 9/19/17