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Tyler Fricker
Assistant Professor
School of Sciences
HANN 306
318-342-1401
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Tyler Fricker, PhD
Assistant Professor, Geography

Education

Ph D

2019, Geography
Florida State University

MS

2015, Geography
Florida State University

BS

2013, Environment and Natural Resources
The Ohio State University

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Tyler Fricker is an environmental geographer and climatologist who focuses on human-environment interaction and applied climatology through the study of severe storms and natural hazards using computational and statistical methods. 

Recent Publications

Murphy, T. A., Stetzer, T. M., Walker, L., Fricker, T., Bryant, B., Woodrum, C. Analysis of the 12 April 2020 North Louisiana Tornadic QLCS. Journal of Operational Meteorology.
Fricker, T., Allen, D. L. A Place-Based Analysis of Tornado Activity and Casualties in Shreveport, Louisiana. Natural Hazards.
Fricker, T., Friesenhahn, C. (2021). Tornado fatalities in context: 1995--2018 (pp. 81–93). Weather, Climate, and Society.
Moore, T. W., Fricker, T. (2020). Tornadoes in the United States are concentrating on fewer days, but their power dissipation is not. Theoretical and Applied Climatology.
Fricker, T. (2020). Tornado-Level Estimates of Socioeconomic and Demographic Variables. Natural Hazards Review.
Fricker, T. (2020). Evaluating tornado casualty rates in the United States (pp. 101535). International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction.

Research Grants

Fricker, T. (Principal), "Urban Heat Island Mapping Campaign -- Monroe, Louisiana" (Pending Funding Decision), Sponsored By National Integrated Heat Health Information System, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $10,000. (May 1 2022 - August 31 2022).
Fricker, T. (Principal), Murphy, T. (Co-Principal), Leppert II, K. (Co-Principal), "Developing an Improved Geosciences Curriculum Through a Data Science Perspective" (Funded), Sponsored By Louisiana Board of Regents, External to The University of Louisiana at Monroe, $29,780. (June 1 2021 - June 30 2022).

Courses Taught

GEOG 1001REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY, 3 course(s)

GEOS 1001EARTH SCIENCE, 1 course(s)

GEOS 1002NATURAL DISASTERS AND HAZARDS, 2 course(s)

GEOS 4035PRINCIPLES OF GEOG INFO SYST, 1 course(s)

GEOS 4050REMOTE SENSING OF ENVIROMENT, 2 course(s)