Shane D. Mayor



Assistant Professor

Mailing address:
Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
California State University, Chico
1205 W. 7th St.
Chico, CA 95929-0205

Contact info:
Office: Physical Science Building (PHSC), room 126, 530-898-6337
Geoscience Dept office: PHSC 217, 530-898-5262
E-mail: sdmayor at csuchico dot edu or sdmayor at gmail dot com
Note: I can often be found in PHSC 121B (530-898-3632) or PHSC 128.

Teaching:
Spring 2014: GEOS 120, Weather
Spring 2014: GEOS 370, Energy and the Human Environment
Fall 2013: GEOS 490, Seminar in the Geosciences: Renewable Energy and the Environment
Fall 2012: GEOS 400, Physical Meteorology
Spring 2012: GEOS 501, Dynamic Meteorology
Spring 2012: GEOS 619, Advanced Topics in Meteorology
Fall 2011: GEOS 517, The Atmospheric Environment

Research:
Dr. Mayor conducts research and development in the areas of atmospheric lidar and boundary layer meteorology. He maintains and uses the Raman-shifted Eye-safe Aerosol Lidar (REAL) at Chico State and is principal investigator of several grants from the National Science Foundation's Physical and Dynamic Meteorology program. He is an AMS board certified consulting meteorologist.

Background:
Dr. Mayor holds BS and MS degrees in meteorology and a PhD in atmospheric and oceanic sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He was post-doctoral fellow in the Advanced Studies Program of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) and an atmospheric scientist in NCAR's Earth Observing Laboratory (EOL) before coming to Chico in 2008.

Publications (HTML)

Related webpages:
  • Dr. Anna Petrova-Mayor's webpage
  • Current Chico Weather (from Western Weather Group)
  • California State University Chico REAL website
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison Lidar Group
  • 26th International Laser Radar Conference: 25-29 June 2012, Porto Heli, Greece.
  • 25th International Laser Radar Conference: 5-9 July 2010, St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • 24th International Laser Radar Conference: 23-27 June 2008, Boulder, Colorado.
  • 23rd International Laser Radar Conference: 24-28 July 2006, Nara, Japan.

    This page updated 26 August 2012.