Kristen is volunteering at the Climate Office studying Urban Tornado Development. Kristen recently graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences with concentrations in Synoptic Meteorology and Atmospheric Dynamics. Kristen will be moving to Houston, TX soon to begin work as a Flight Operations Specialist / Meteorologist. While living and working in Houston, Kristen plans to continue her research with the Indiana State Climate Office. Her ultimate goal is to present a poster at the AMS Conference in January 2009.