Victoria Ford


Air-sea interactions, climate change, synoptic climatology/meteorology, physical oceanography, hazard management

Selected Publications

Ford, VL, Walker, ND, & Pun, I-F, 2016: The role of upper ocean heat content and sea surface temperature on Northeast Pacific major hurricanes in 2014 (In Preparation).


M.S. Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Louisiana State University, 2016

B.S. Meteorology, University of Oklahoma, 2014


Graduate Student Travel Award, Louisiana State University, Spring 2016

George Miksch Sutton Research Scholarship in Ornithology, University of Oklahoma, 2014

School of Meteorology Scholarship, University of Oklahoma, 2011 – 2014


GEOG 361/651 – Remote Sensing in Geosciences

GEOG 213 – Planet Earth Laboratory

GEOG 398 – Interpretation of Aerial Photography

Additional Information

Advisor: Dr. Oliver Frauenfeld


Conference Presentations:

Ford, VL, Frauenfeld, OW, & Nowotarski, CJ, 2017: Determination of a Critical Sea Ice Thickness Threshold for the Central Arctic Ocean. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 11-15.


Ford, VL & Walker, ND, 2016: Upper Ocean Heat Content Variability in East Pacific Hurricane Genesis and Duration. American Geophysical Union Ocean Sciences Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, 26 February 2016.


Ford, VL & Broom, AT, 2014: Using Weather Radar to Monitor the Response of Birds to Abrupt Natural Hazards. American Meteorological Society 17th Symposium on Meteorological Observation and Instrumentation, Westminster, Colorado, 9-13 June 2014, Oral Presentation.


Professional Organizations:

Association of Polar Early Career Scientists

The Oceanography Society

American Geophysical Union

American Meteorological Society

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