Shane D. Mayor


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Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences
California State University, Chico
Postal Mail: 400 West First Street
Shipping and Receiving: 940 West First Street
Chico, CA 95929-0205

Contact info:
Office: Physical Science Building (PHSC), room 117, 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 128 (530-898-3632).

Dr. Mayor teaches courses in Environmental Science. For a list of courses taught, click here.

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 has been the principal investigator of several grants from the National Science Foundation's Physical and Dynamic Meteorology program. He is an AMS board certified consulting meteorologist.

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. He is currently serving on NCAR's Observing Facilities Advisory Panel (OFAP).

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
  • 28th International Laser Radar Conference: 25-30 June 2017, Bucharest, Romania.
  • 27th International Laser Radar Conference: 5-10 July 2015, New York City, New York.
  • 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.