Faculty profile

Alfred Stamm

Distinguished Service Professor, Meteorology


337 Shineman

Office hours

M/W/F  2 - 4 pm,  T/R  12:45 - 1:45 pm, and by appointment


Lake-effect snow, air pollution, climatology, satellite meteorology, and winter ecology.


  • Stamm, A. & T. Vonder Haar 1970: A Study of Cloud Distributions Using Reflected Radiance Measurements from the ATS Satellites. J. Appl. Meteor. 9:498-507.
  • Stamm, A. & T. Vonder Haar 1970: Atmospheric Effects on Remote Sensing. Final Report - Project 100823 Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Kuswa, G., C. Stallings & A. Stamm 1970: Improved Fast Opening Gas Puff Valve. Rev. Sci. Instrum. 41:1362-1363.
  • Suomi, V., T. Vonder Haar, R. Krauss & A. Stamm 1971: Possibilities for Sounding the Atmosphere from a Geosynchronous Spacecraft. Space Research 11:609-617.
  • Stamm, A. 1977: Comparison of Lake Breeze Data with the Neumann- Mahrer Non-hydrostatic Numerical Model. Studies of the Atmosphere Using Aerospace Probes, 1976, Space Science and Engineering Center, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Stamm, A., P. Caplan & R. Hinrichs 1984: Rain chemistry under the plume from an oil-fired power plant - A case study. Atmospheric Environment 18:817-823.
  • Brock, F. (Ed) 1984: Instructor's Handbook on Meteorological Instrumentation NCAR/TN-237+1A, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado. (I wrote "Field Environment: Atmospheric Exposure" pp. 5-1 to 5-6.)
  • Reinking, Kropfli, Martner, Orr, Snider, Uttal, Zamora, Caiazza, Maraio, Penc, Koscielny, Byrd, Niziol, Ballentine, Stamm, Sykes, Bedford, Joe, and Eschner, 1991: The Lake Ontario Winter Storms (LOWS) Project. NOAA Tech. Memo. ERL WPL-216. NOAA WPL, Boulder, 147.
  • Stamm, A., P. Weber and S. Weber, 1993: Urban Winter Ecology: Using Chimney Perching Behavior in Birds to Study the Inter- relationship between Meteorology and Biology. Amer. Biology Teacher 55 p 488-94.
  • Reinking, Caiazza, Kropfli, Orr, Martner, Niziol, Byrd, Penc, Zamora, Snider, Ballentine, Stamm, Bedford, Joe, and Koscielny, 1993: The Lake Ontario Winter Storms (LOWS) Project. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 74 p 1828-49.
  • Byrd, G.P., R.J. Ballentine, A.J. Stamm, R.S. Weinbeck and E.A. Chermack, 1994: Some Experiences with the National Science Foundation's Research in Undergraduate Institutions Program. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 75 p 627-30.
  • Ballentine, R.J., A.J. Stamm, E.A. Chermack, G.P. Byrd and D. Schleede, 1998: Mesoscale Model Simulation of the 4-5 January 1995 Lake-Effect Snowstorm. Wea. Forecasting 13 p 893-920.
  • Valentino, D., A. Stamm, B. Connor, J. Thomas and J chiarenzelli, 2001: The impact of precipitation on electrical properties of the shallow subsurface at Rice Creek Field Station: Experimental design and first results, Rice Creel Annual Report of Research.

Awards and honors

Distinguished Service Professor 


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
MS, University of Wisconsin
BS, North Carolina State University