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Leslie Lyons Duncan

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Leslie Lyons Duncan

Leslie Lyons Duncan

Office: Jacobs 263

PMB 407702
2301 Vanderbilt Place
Nashville, TN 37240
Phone: 615-343-4658
Fax: 615-322-7012

Recent Resume / CV

Title

Ph.D. Candidate, Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University
Fellow, Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and the Environment

Education

M.S., Environmental Engineering, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
B.S., Geosciences and Mathematics, Murray State University, Murray, KY

Professional Experience

Research and GIS Analyst, Connected Nation, Inc., Bowling Green, KY, 2005-2008

Research Interests

  • Hydroclimatology, with specific focus on the temporal and spatial effects of multi-decadal climate variability on drought
  • Groundwater-surface water interactions, with specific focus on the temporal and spatial effects of anthropogenic landscape alteration and climate
  • Geomorphology, with specific focus on the local and regional hydrological conditions in regulation of the mechanical behavior of landslides
  • Probabilistic and statistical applications in hydrology

Publications

Jacobi, J. H., D. Perrone, L. L. Duncan, and G. M. Hornberger (2013). "A tool for calculating the Palmer drought indices." Water Resources Research, 49(9): 6086-6089.

Presentations

Perrone, D., L. Duncan, J. Jacobi, and G. Hornberger (2012) Exploring the Components of the Palmer Drought Indices Using the Apalachicola–Chattahoochee–Flint (ACF) River Basin as a Case Study. American Geophysical Union (AGU) Annaul Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Duncan, L. L. and G. M. Hornberger (2011, December). Exploring the Effects of Climate Oscillations on the Hydroclimatology of a Regulated River Basin . American Geophysical Union (AGU) Annual Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Lyons, L. A. and W. Kerr (2007, May). The Connected Nation, Inc. Broadband Initiative: Broadband Availability, Technology Adoption, and GIS Technology. Kentucky Association of Mapping Professionals (KAMP) Semi-annual Meeting, Murray, KY.

Lyons, L. A. (2006, April). Broadband Availability and Technology Adoption in Kentucky. Annual Murray State University Scholars Week, Murray, KY.

Lyons, L. A. and R. Mahmood (2005, April). Large-scale Climate Variations and Streamflow Response in the Green River Basin, KY. Association of American Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Lyons, L. A. and R. Mahmood (2004, November). Large-scale Climate Variations and Streamflow Response in the Green River Basin, KY. Southeastern Division of the Association of American Geographers (SEDAAG) Annual Meeting, Biloxi, MS.

Lyons, L. A. and R. Mahmood (2004, November). Large-scale Climate Variations and Streamflow Response in the Green River Basin, KY. Kentucky Academy of Sciences (KAS) Annual Meeting, Murray, KY.

Tools

MATLAB tool for calculating Palmer's drought indices

Hobbies and Interests

Running, hiking, biking, hunting, home improvement, gardening, and traveling

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