Jennifer M. Collins is associate professor in the School of Geosciences at the University of South Florida. Her research focuses on weather and climate.In addition to her hurricane work, Dr. Collins works in other areas related to weather, climate and hazards. She works closely on projects with the National Weather Service involving tornadoes and fog. In addition, she collaborates with international researchers and works in the area of climate change. She is currently examining temperature changes in South America and Africa. Dr. Collins is the President of the West Central Florida Chapter of the American Meteorological Society, Chair of the Climate Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers and serves on the National Weather Association's Specialized Operations Committee on Tropical Cyclones.
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