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Cyclone Research Group Team

courage without limits

In 2005, a team of multi-national, multi-lingual volunteers was assembled, ranging in specialties from mass media, to emergency management, and from aviation to meteorology. While varied in their specialty, all of these extraordinary individuals share one quality... courage without limits.

Mark Robinson

Mark Robinson

The Canadian public views severe weather through the eyes of Mark Robinson. His superb academic credentials combined with his passion for science brings tremendous comfort to his viewers and confidence with his colleagues in the field.

Scott McPartland

Scott McPartland

Hailing from New York City, Scott’s 30 years of experience in documenting severe weather is manifested through the exceptional quality of his photos and videos of events across North America.

George Kourounis

George Kourounis

A name that needs no introduction among explorers of the 21st Century, George’s experience in some of the most violent natural phenomena this planet produces has taken him on journeys to nearly half the sovereign nations of the world on all seven continents.

Derek Sibley

Derek Sibley

The rookie of the group, Derek’s academic credentials and real world experience are rapidly expanding to make him a certified meteorologist. His passion for the science behind tropical cyclones will undoubtedly accelerate his career towards success.

Ryan Q. Keelan

Ryan Q. Keelan

Since Day One until 2007, Ryan took part in the very first missions leading to the founding of the Cyclone Research Group. His initiatives led the development of the first relationships with emergency managers throughout the United States, which set the foundation to effectively distribute critical information.

James “Trey” Menefee

James “Trey” Menefee

With only one official intercept under his belt, Trey’s contribution has been primarily intellectual. His voice of reason and long-term guidance in the early years became the initial force that placed the organization on the path it follows today.