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MONTEREY, Calif. -- Lt. Col. Jack Evans and Maj. Paul Homan pose for a photo after graduating from the Naval Postgraduate School with a doctorate of philosophy in meteorology. Also earning his doctorate was Lt. Col. Robert Stenger, who graduated in absentia. (Courtesy photo)
Weather officers earn doctorate from NPS



by CDR Bill Sommer
Naval Postgraduate School


10/28/2013 - MONTEREY, Calif. -- Three Air Force weather officers recently graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School and were awarded the title Doctor of Philosophy in Meteorology.

Lt. Col. Jack Evans, Lt. Col. Robert Stenger, and Maj. Paul Homan all earned their doctorate following a three-year program of study in September.

Evans successfully defended his dissertation, "Determining Snow Depth Using Airborne Multi-Pass Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar."

Stenger successfully defended his dissertation, "Assessment of Tropical Cyclone Structure Variability."

Homan defended his dissertation, "Ensemble Sensitivity Analysis of a Severe Downslope Windstorm in Complex Terrain: Implications for Forecast Predictability Scales and Targeted Observing Networks."