Justin Schoof | Geography Faculty | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Liberal Arts

Justin Schoof

Professor, Chair of Geography and Environmental Resources

Justin Schoof

Email: jschoof@siu.edu

Phone: (618) 453-6019

Office: 4524 Faner Hall

Scholar Profile

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Dr. Schoof's research interests include climate variability and change, synoptic climatology, and statistical climatology.


PhD, Geography (Atmospheric Science), Indiana University, 2004
MS, Geography (Atmospheric Science), Indiana University, 1999
BA, Geography (Atmospheric Science) / Mathematics, Indiana University, 1997

Selection of Courses Taught

  • GEOG 330: Meteorology
  • GEOG 412: Applied Geographic Statistics
  • GEOG 431: Climatology

Recent Publications

Schoof JT (2015). High resolution projections of 21st century daily precipitation for the contiguous USA.  Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, doi:10.1002/2014JD022376.

Schoof JT, *Heern ZA, Therrell MD, Remo JWF (2014)  Assessing trends in lower tropospheric heat content in the Central USA using equivalent temperature. International Journal of Climatology, doi: 101002/joc.4175.

Schoof JT, Pryor SC. (2014) Assessing the fidelity of AOGCM-simulated relationships between large-scale modes of climate variability and wind speeds.  Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, 119, doi:10.1002/2014JD021601.

Schoof JT (2013) Statistical downscaling in climatology (invited review article). Geography Compass, 7, 249-265.

Recent Grants

“Collaborative Research: Physical drivers of equivalent temperature variability”, National Science Foundation, $158,254, PI: Justin Schoof

“Climate change, hydrology, and landscapes of America’s heartland: a multi-scale natural-human system”, National Science Foundation, $1,430,000, PI: Silvia Secchi, co-PI: Justin Schoof

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