Dr. G. Jay Lennartson


Dr. G. Jay Lennartson

Director of Undergraduate Studies, Principal Lecturer


Environmental Planning, Environmental Hazards, Climatology, and Meteorology


Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee


Dr. Lennartson’s research interests include investigations oftropospheric ozoneconcentrations at the local, regional, and synoptic scales; and the urban heat island effect as it relates to urban form and structure.

With regard to tropospheric ozone, his research has focused on exceedances of the federal health standard for ozone in the Lake Michigan Region of the United States, and in the Southeastern United States.

His findings have been published in such internationally recognized journals as Climate Research and the International Journal of Climatology.

He has also investigated the urban heat island effect associated with edge cities in the United States.