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Justin Schoof

Justin Schoof, Director, School of Earth Systems and Sustainability and Professor, Geography and Environmental Resources

Geography and Environmental Resources

Dr. Schoof's research interests include climate variability and change, synoptic climatology, and statistical climatology.


PhD, Geography (Atmospheric Science), Indiana University, 2004
MS, Geography (Atmospheric Science), Indiana University, 1999
BA, Geography (Atmospheric Science) / Mathematics, Indiana University, 1997

Selection Of Courses Taught

  • GEOG 330: Physical Climatology
  • GEOG 431: Applied Geographic Statistics
  • GEOG 439: Global Climate Change

Recent Publications

Schoof JT, Pryor SC, Ford TW. Projected changes in United States regional extreme heat days derived from bivariate quantile mapping of CMIP5 simulations. Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmospheres, accepted.

Pryor SC, Schoof JT. 2019. A hierarchical analysis of the impact of methodological decisions on statistical downscaling of daily precipitation and air temperatures. International Journal of Climatology, 39, 2880-2900.

Schoof JT, Ford TW, Pryor SC. 2017. Recent changes in heat wave characteristics derived from multiple reanalyses. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 56, 2621-2636.

Ford T, Schoof J. 2017. Characterizing extreme and oppressive heat waves in Illinois. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 122, 682-698. doi:10:1002/2016JD05721.

Ford T, Schoof J. 2016. Oppressive heat events in Illinois related to antecedent wet soils. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 17, 2713-2726, doi:10.1175/JHM-D-16-0075.1.

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Justin Schoof
Phone: 618-453-6019
Office: 4524 Faner Hall
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