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Weather expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including meteorology, climatology, environmental science, aviation, and agriculture. Some of the most common specialties among weather expert witnesses include severe storm prediction, climate change analysis, weather pattern analysis, flood forecasting, and drought management. They can opine on the effects of global warming, extreme weather events, natural disasters, weather-related accidents, and the impact of weather conditions on agricultural productivity.

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Elizabeth Jean Austin, CCM, PhDView profile

ID: 223661

Dr. Elizabeth Jean Austin, CCM, PhD

Dr. Elizabeth J. Austin has over 38 years of experience in Meteorology. She earned her BS in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of California Los Angeles, and both her MS and Ph.D. in Atmospheric Physics from the University of Nevada Reno. Today, this expert is certified as a Consulting Meteorologist by the American Meteorological Society. Formerly, this expert served as an Associate...

Oceanic Weather Expert Witness | FloridaView profile


Oceanic Weather Expert Witness | Florida

This Certified Consulting Meteorologist has 40+ years of professional meteorological experience. He is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and a recipient of multiple Department of Commerce Gold Medals for service during the record 2004 hurricane season. The expert earned a B.S. and M.S. in Atmospheric Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia. He spent 8 years as the Chief...


Timothy Patrick Marshall, MS, PEView profile

ID: 601819

Mr. Timothy Patrick Marshall, MS, PE

Mr. Timothy P. Marshal has 40 years of experience in Civil Engineering and Meteorology. He earned his BS in Geography, Mathematics, and Meteorology from Northern Illinois University, and his MS in Civil Engineering and Atmospheric Sciences from Texas Tech University, Today, this expert is licensed as a Professional Engineer in the state of Texas. Formerly, this expert served as a Teaching...

Meteorology Expert Witness | ColoradoView profile


Meteorology Expert Witness | Colorado

This qualified meteorology expert has over thirty years of experience as a meteorologist and weather forecaster. He earned his BS in meteorology from University of Nebraska and is a certified broadcast meteorologist by the American Meteorological Society. This expert has formerly served the chief meteorologist at WKBT TV in Wisconsin, WAND TV in Illinois, and KCNC TV and KMGH TV in Colorado. He...


David Alan Sullivan, MSView profile

ID: 6324055

Mr. David Alan Sullivan, MS

Mr. David A Sullivan has 48 years of experience in the field of Meteorology. He earned his BS in Meteorology and Oceanography from New York University and his MS in Meteorology from The Pennsylvania State University. He is certified as a Consulting Meteorologist thorugh the American Meteorological Society. Formerly, this expert served as a Meteorologist at NUS Corporation and as a Senior...

Meteorology Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile


Meteorology Expert Witness | New Jersey

This highly qualified expert has extensive experience in the field of meteorology. He earned his BS in earth science and meteorology from Kean University, also completing courses in Italian Studies at Scuola Lorenzo de' Medici in Florence, Italy. He is a certified consulting meteorologist and broadcast meteorologist. He is active in his field as a member of several organizations, including the...


Forensic Meteorology Expert Witness | TexasView profile


Forensic Meteorology Expert Witness | Texas

This highly-qualified expert earned his BS in applied meteorology from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and his MA in management and leadership from Liberty University. He has experience with military aviation meteorology, emergency management meteorology and disaster preparedness, and forensic meteorology. He is active in his field as a member of several organizations, including the American...


Forecasting, Forensic, and Applied Meteorology Expert Witness | KansasView profile


Forecasting, Forensic, and Applied Meteorology Expert Witness | Kansas

This highly-qualified expert has 10 years of experience as a meteorologist, with a wealth of experience predicting short-term weather hazards including tornadoes, high winds, hail, flooding, and winter storms over all of North America. He earned his BS in atmospheric science from the University of Kansas and has completed a dual-polarization radar training course through the Office of Weather...


Meteorology Expert Witness | New YorkView profile


Meteorology Expert Witness | New York

This expert meteorologist has over 40 years in the field. He is a member of the American Meteorological Society, the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society, and the National Weather Association. The expert is certified with the television weathercasting seal of approval from the American Meteorological Society and has published several weather preparedness articles. He developed his...


Weather Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a weather expert witness in legal proceedings?

A weather expert witness provides scientific analysis and interpretation of weather conditions, patterns, or events that may have influenced the circumstances of a case.

In what types of cases can a weather expert witness be beneficial?

Weather expert witnesses are often used in personal injury cases, insurance claims, environmental lawsuits, aviation accidents, and construction disputes.

Can a weather expert witness provide forecasts for future court dates?

While they can analyze past and present conditions, weather expert witnesses do not typically provide future forecasts for court dates.

What subspecialties exist within the field of weather expert witnessing?

Subspecialties can include climatology, meteorology, hydrology, environmental science, and atmospheric physics among others.

How can a weather expert witness assist in an insurance claim dispute related to a natural disaster?

They can provide detailed reports on the severity and timing of the event, helping to establish if damage claims align with actual weather conditions.

How does Expert Institute select its Weather expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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