Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies
University of Oklahoma
Randy Peppler is Interim Director of the NOAA Cooperative Institute for Mesoscale Meteorological Studies (CIMMS). Dr. Peppler holds a Masters of Science in Meteorology and a Ph.D. in Geography. His research focuses on local knowledge of weather and climate, particularly related to how such knowledge is used in agriculture and to tornado risk perception. Dr. Peppler also is the manager of the U.S. Department of Energy Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Program Data Quality Office and is a lecturer in the OU Department of Geography and Environmental Sustainability.