Dr. Rebecca Morss
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Dr. Rebecca Morss is senior scientist and interim director of the Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Laboratory at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo. She is an expert in weather forecasting systems and risk communication, with an emphasis on high-impact weather including hurricanes, floods, and tornadoes. Her research focuses on the communication and interpretation of weather-related risks, the use of information in decision making, and weather hazard prediction and predictability. Dr. Morss has served in multiple national and international leadership roles, including on several U.S. National Academies committees and as an elected councilor of the American Meteorological Society. Dr. Morss received a Ph.D. in atmospheric science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.