Dr. Pat Fitzpatrick
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Welcome to the website of scientist , instructor, and author Pat Fitzpatrick.
Dr. Fitz is a research professor of meteorology at Mississippi State University, scientific consultant, weather forecaster, legal expert witness, online instructor for Jackson State University at weatherclasses.com, and author of the reference book
Hurricanes (2nd edition). His consultant work includes interactions with companies such as WorldWinds, Baron, and Taylor Engineering. Dr. Fitz also volunteers on several boards and committees.

Dr. Fitz received his degrees from the atmospheric science programs at Texas A&M University and Colorado State University, working as a research/teaching assistant and at a computer help desk. He obtained his Ph.D. under Dr. Bill Gray, and began his career as an assistant professor at Jackson State University's meteorology program. Feel free to browse this website to learn more about his research activities and publications.

The book may be previewed through Google books at this site .The book is available for purchase from ABC-CLIO here .

Very highly recommended. [read review here]
-Diane Donovan| California Bookwatch

I liked this book...there is information for everyone. [read review here]
-Jerry Jarrell, past director of National Hurricane CenterĀ | Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

Provides a very useful compilation of a wide range of topics on Atlantic hurricanes. Of particular interest is the chronology of advances in the science and forecasting of hurricanes along with biographical sketches of researchers and forecasters prominent in the field.
Dr. Chris Landsea | National Hurricane Center and website author of Frequently Asked Questions about Hurricanes

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