Montana Etten-Bohm


  • Lightning's relationship with the large-scale environment (primarily in the tropics)
  • Lightning parameterizations using statistical models
  • Education in the Atmospheric Sciences 

Selected Publications

  • Etten-Bohm, M., J. Yang, C. Schumacher, M. Jun, and Y. Xu, 2019: 
    Evaluating the relationship between lightning and the large-scale environment. In prep.


Recent Presentations

  • "Evaluating the Relationship between Lightning and Large-Scale Environmental Parameters with Observational Data, Statistical Models, and Lightning Parameterizations in GCMs." Annual AMS Conference, January 2019
  • "Creating and Evaluating a Lightning Parameterization using a GLM." Workshop on Point Process Models, Statistics Department, Texas A&M University, September 2018
  •  "Tropical Cyclone Tornadoes." Invited Seminar, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University, January 2017


Departmental Involvement

  • Atmospheric Sciences Graduate Council (ASGC) President
  • ASGC Recruitment Chair 
  • Meso18-19 Field Campaign Graduate Coordinator 
  • Physics Festival Department of Atmospheric Sciences Co-Organizer 
  • Texas A&M Student Chapter of the American Meteorological Society (TAMSCAMS) Member


B.S., Earth System Science, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2016

M.S., Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University, 2018


Best Poster Presentation - Workshop on Point Process Models, 
Statistics Department, Texas A&M University (more information here)



Additional Information

Advisor: Dr. Courtney Schumacher

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