Todd Moore

Assistant Professor & Graduate Director

 Todd Moore

Contact Information

College of Liberal Arts,
Room CLA 2210G


Ph.D., Environmental Geography,
Texas State University-San Marcos

M.S., Geography,
Texas State University-San Marcos

Areas of Expertise

Physical Geography
Severe weather climatology and hazards


  • Tornadoes produced by tropical cyclones

  • Tornado climatology

  • Climate change and variability

  • Urban heat islands

Selected Publications

Moore TW, St. Clair JM, DeBoer TA. 2018. An analysis of anomalous winter and spring tornado frequency by phase of the El Niño/Southern Oscillation, the Global Wind Oscillation, and the Madden-Julian Oscillation. Advances in Meteorology: 3612567. doi: 10.1155/2018/3612567.

Moore TW. 2018. Annual and seasonal tornado activity in the United States and the Global Wind Oscillation. Climate Dynamics 50: 4323–4334. doi: 10.1007/s00382-017-3877-5.

Moore TW. 2018. Annual and seasonal tornado trends in the contiguous United States and its regions. International Journal of Climatology 38(3): 1582–1594. doi: 10.1002/joc.5285.

Moore TW, Sokol NJ, Blume RA. 2017. Spatial distributions of tropical cyclone tornadoes by intensity and size characteristics. Atmosphere 8. doi: 10.3390/atmos8090160.

Moore TW. 2017. On the temporal and spatial characteristics of tornado days in the United States. Atmospheric Research 184: 56–65. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosres.2016.10.007.