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, 2013, Climatology, 3rd, Jones and Bartlett Press, Jones and Bartlett Press, Inc., ISBN-978-1-284-03230-7.
  • Vega, A.J., R.V. Rohli and J.M. Grymes, 2011, Louisiana Weather and Climate, e-Book, Jones and Bartlett Pres, ISBN-10 0763791628, ISBN-13-978-0763791629.
  • Hemmings, C.A, J.M. Adovasio, A.E. Marjenin, F.J. Vento and A.J. Vega. 2014. The Old Vero Man Site (8IR009): Current Investigations Suggest
  • Pleistocene Human Occupation. Symposium "Early Human Life on the Southeastern Coastal Plain", 71st Annual Southeastern Archaeological Conference, Greenville, SC.
  • Vega, A.J. and R.V. Rohli, Energy Production and Consumption and Sustainable Development, in Capacity Building for Sustainable Development, V.U. James, Editor, CABI International Development, Wallingford, UK, in preparation.
  • Vega, A.J. and R.V. Rohli, 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 preparation.

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

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • American Meteorological Society,
  • National Weather Association
  • Association of American Geographers,
Last Updated 7/14/17