Kyle Van Peursem

Degree(s) Held:

B.S. Meteorology, University of Utah, 2008

Degree Sought:

M.S. in Earth Sciences, Snow Science

Title of Research Project:

Validation of the SNOWPACK model using numerical weather model input

Advisor:

Jordy Hendrikx

Email Address:

kylevp85@gmail.com

 

Relevant Training:

Level III Avalanche Course - AAI - Salt Lake City, UT - Feb 2013
International Snow Science Workshop - Anchorage, AK - Sep 2012
Arctic Survival School - Eielson Air Force Base, AK - Jan 2012 
Southcentral Alaska Snow and Avalanche Workshop - Anchorage, AK - Nov 2011 & 2013

Work Experience:

Weather Flight Commander - US Air Force - Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Anchorage AK - Oct 2011-Aug 2014
Weather Flight Officer in Charge - US Air Force - Transit Center at Manas,        Republic of Kyrgyzstan - Nov 2013-Mar 2014
Weather Officer - US Air Force - Sembach Air Base, Germany - Jul 2008-Jul 2011

Volunteer Activities:  

Forecaster - Anchorage Avalanche Center - Mar 2013-May 2014
Snow Safety Team Member - Arctic Valley Ski Area - Nov 2012-Apr 2013
Avalanche Instructor - Carabasset Valley Academy - Garmisch, Germany - Feb 2010