Assistant Professor of Meteorology
Applied Aviation Sciences Department
Daytona College of Aviation
Daytona Beach campus

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Meteorology, Florida State University
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Meteorology, Florida State University

  • WX 270: Weather Information Systems
  • WX 301: Aviation Weather
  • WX 482: Research Methods in Meteorolog

WX301 -- Aviation Weather

WX368 -- Physical Meteorology


Peer Reviewed Publications

Halperin, D. J., and R. D. Torn, 2018: Diagnosing atmospheric conditions associated with large short-term intensity forecast errors in the Hurricane Weather Research and Forecasting (HWRF) model. Wea. Forecasting, in press.

Halperin, D. J., R. E. Hart, H. E. Fuelberg, and J. H. Cossuth, 2017: The development and evaluation of a statistical-dynamical tropical cyclone genesis guidance tool. Wea. Forecasting, 32 (1), 27-46.

Halperin, D. J., H. E. Fuelberg, R. E. Hart, and J. H. Cossuth, 2016: Verification of tropical cyclone genesis forecasts from global numerical models: Comparisons between the North Atlantic and eastern North Pacific basins. Wea. Forecasting, 31 (3), 947-955.

Halperin, D. J., H. E. Fuelberg, R. E. Hart, J. H. Cossuth, P. Sura, and R. J. Pasch, 2013: An evaluation of tropical cyclone genesis forecasts from global numerical models. Wea. Forecasting, 28 (6), 1423–1445.

Strazzo, S., J. B. Elsner, T. LaRow, D. J. Halperin, and M. Zhao, 2013: Observed versus GCM-generated local tropical cyclone frequency: Comparisons using a spatial lattice. J. Climate, 26 (21), 8257–8268.


Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

Lanicci, J., D. Halperin, S. Shappell, C. Hackworth, K. Holcomb, M. Bazargan, J. Baron, and R. Iden, 2012: General Aviation Weather Encounter Case Studies.  FAA Aerospace Medicine Technical Report 12/11.

Shappell S., C. Hackworth, K. Holcomb, J. Lanicci, M. Bazargan, J. Baron, R. Iden, and D. Halperin, 2010: Developing Proactive Methods for General Aviation Data Collection.  FAA Aerospace Medicine Technical Report 10/16.