Kevin Law, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
HH 211
email Prof. Law
Ph.D. The Ohio State University (2006)
Dissertation Title: “A Statistical Model to Forecast Short-Term Atlantic Hurricane Intensity”

Dr. Kevin Law joined the Marshall University Department of Geography in 2006.  His interests include meteorology, climatology, and physical geography.  He specializes in tropical meteorology including hurricane intensification prediction.

If you are interested in weather and other meteorological phenomena feel free to contact Dr. Law.

Teaching responsibilities include:

  • Physical Geography (Critical Thinking course)
  • Introduction to Meteorology (Critical Thinking course)
  • Severe Local Storms and Natural Hazards
  • Weather Analysis
  • Climatology
  • Geographic Thought and Methods


  • James Leonard and Kevin Law. 2012. Spatial and Temporal Variations in West Virginia’s Precipitation, 1931-2000. Southeastern Geographer.
  • Kevin Law. 2011. “The Impact of Oceanic Heat Content on the Rapid Intensification of Atlantic Hurricanes.” In Anthony Lupo, ed., Recent Hurricane Research—Climate, Dynamics, and Societal Impact, In-Tech 17:331-354.
  • Law, Kevin. 2007.  A Statistical Model to Forecast Short-Term Atlantic Hurricane Intensity. Weather and Forecasting, 22, 967-980.



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