Christopher Sala

Christopher Sala

  • M.S. Graduate Student
530 Walker Building
University Park, PA 16802
Email: cms8477@psu.edu

Education:

  1. A.S. - Palm Beach State College 2019
  2. B.S. - Florida State University 2021

Biography:

 

Christopher was born in West Palm Beach, Florida and gained a love for meteorology through his experiences of living through the intense hurricanes of the early 2000s including Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, and Wilma. He moved to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania in 2009 and his passion for meteorology grew as he expereinced snow storms and the reaching effects of Hurricane Sandy in 2012.

He completed an Honors in the Major research project at Florida State University on tropical cyclone ACE indices and annual seasonal patterns in oceans in the northern hemisphere. Christopher's passion and research interests has been focused on the anthropogenic effects on the Earth's climate and how humaity may need to change their way of life to adjust to an ever changing planet. He is currently working under Dr. Laifang Li on his master's level thesis.