Professor of Geography Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux was recently elected as a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society (AMS), the nation’s premier scientific and professional organization disseminating information about the atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences.
As a Fellow, Dupigny-Giroux is among a select group of AMS members recognized for their outstanding contributions to the atmospheric, oceanic or hydrologic sciences over a substantial period of years.
An applied climatologist by training, Dupigny-Giroux's research interests intersect several fields including hydroclimatic natural hazards and climate literacy, as well as the use of remote sensing and GIS (Geographic Information Systems) in the fields of spatial climate and land-surface processes. Dupigny-Giroux is the State Climatologist for Vermont.
AMS has over 13,000 national and international members including researchers, educators, students, enthusiasts, broadcasters and other professionals.