Department of Geography & Urban Analysis
Office: KHC-4061 Fall 2012: MW
1985 Ph.D. University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada, in Geography. Dissertation: The Synoptic Climatology of Severe Thunderstorms in Manitoba.
1969 M.S. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Co., in Atmospheric Sciences.
1967 B.A. U.C.L.A., in Meteorology.
Professor (2006), Associate Professor (1992),
Professor, Instructor, Geography,
1980 Research, Teaching Assistant, Geography-Meteorology, University of Kansas.
LaDochy, S. and M. Witiw (2012): The Continued Reduction in Dense Fog in the Southern California Region: Possible Climate Change Influences. Pure & Applied Geophysics (in print Oct. 2011)
LaDochy, S., Ramirez, P., Patzert, W. and Willis, J. (2009): The Case of the Disappearing Salmon, Earth Systems Science Education Alliance (ESSEA) course module at: http://esseacourses.strategies.org/module.php?module_id=121
*Tamrazian, A., S. LaDochy, J. Willis and W. Patzert (2008): Heat waves in southern California: Are they becoming more frequent and longer lasting? Yearbook of the Assoc. of Pacific Coast Geographers 70: 59-69.
Witiw, M. and S. LaDochy (2008): Trends in fog frequencies in the Los Angeles Basin, Atmospheric Research 87: 293-300.
*LaDochy, S., R. Medina, W. Patzert (2007): Recent California climate variability: Spatial and temporal patterns in temperature trends, Climate Research, vol. 33, 159-169.
LaDochy, S., P. Ramirez and D. Mayo (2007): Recent online resources and distance learning experiences in natural hazards, Journal of Geophysical Education, vol. 55 (5), 202-210.
LaDochy, S. (2005). The disappearance of dense fog in Los Angeles: Another urban impact? Physical Geography, 26, 177-191.
LaDochy, S., J. Brown, W. Patzert and M. Selke (2004): Can U.S. west coast climate be forecast? Preprint CD-ROM, Symposium on Forecasting the Weather and Climate of the Atmosphere and Ocean, Amer. Meteor. Soc., Jan. 11-14, Seattle, WA.
Ye, H., D. Yang, T. Zhang, X. Zhang, S. LaDochy and M. Ellison (2004): The impact of climatic conditions on seasonal river discharges in Siberia, J. of Hydrometeorology vol. 5, 286-295
S. (2003): Lightning, in J. Oliver (Ed.) Encyclopedia of World Climate,
----------, J. Brown and W. Patzert (2003): June gloom and heavy fogs: oceanic influences on bummer California summers, Preprint CD-ROM, 12th Conf. On the Interaction of the Sea and Atmosphere, American Meteorological Society, Feb. 9-13, Long Beach, CA.
----------, P. Ramirez and R. Medina (2003): Two new undergraduate earth science web modules in air-sea interactions, Preprint CD-ROM, 12th Symposium on Education, AMS, Feb. 9-13, Long Beach, CA.
Small, I., G. Martin, S. LaDochy and J. Brown (2002): Topographic and synoptic influences on cold season California severe weather: Regional patterns in convective storms, 16th Conf. On Probability and Statistics in the Atmospheric Sciences, Amer. Meteorological Society, Jan, 13-17, Orlando, FL., 146-152.
S. and J. Brown (2001):
----------, and J. Brown (2001): Topographic and synoptic influences on cold season California severe weather: Regional patterns in convective storms, Proceedings, 20th Severe Local Storms Conference, Amer. Meteorol. Soc., Sept. 11-15, Orlando, FL., 485-488.
Bacca, A., J. Vincent, M. Luna, F. Zhou, S. LaDochy and S. Nicolaisen (2000): Fine-scale sampling and analysis for heavy metals and nitrogen- and sulfur-containing species in East Los Angeles, in Air Pollution VIII: 8th International Conference On Air Pollution. Brebbia, et al. (eds.),Southampton, UK: Wessex Institute of Technology Press, 273-282.
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